T.H.E Journal compiles nine tips on for teachers interested in flipping their classroomsdefined as having students watch videos lessons on their own while reserving classtime for more one-on-one instruction and active learning.
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November 25, 2013
November 20, 2013
This Friday, Nov. 22, marks the 50th anniversary of the assassination of President John F. Kennedy. Because Kennedy's life and death remain such a deep source of public fascinationand because he was such a central figure in 20th-century political historymany educators are viewing this as a significant teaching moment.
November 13, 2013
Reflecting on recent news about another teen software genius, a Catholic school educator wonders how schools can better support advanced students who have creative interests outside of conventional academic areas.
September 12, 2013
"I'm so happy to live in a world in which I don't need to defend the educational benefits of turquoise water, wooden boats, chop sticks, clothes pins, and rocks," says Teacher Tom.
September 03, 2013
Toni Morrison's oft-taught novel about young black girl's struggles with self-worth and identify in 1940s Ohio has become a flash point for opponents of the common standards because of its occasionally graphic content.
August 16, 2013
Education Week Teacher's crowdsourced map shows teachers' favorite field-trip locations across the U.S.
July 30, 2013
A nonprofit seeks to connect high schools' curricula with students' dreams for themselves and the future.
July 18, 2013
Award-winning teacher Rafe Esquith says that expert teachers are leaving schools at an alarming rate because of top-down mandates.
May 02, 2013
This Wall Street Journal interview with a recruiting director for Amazon.com has some K-12 pertinence (in a trickle-down kind of way).
February 08, 2013
A new research study looks at why boys tend to get lower grades than girls.