For those of you that have followed my blog for a while, you know that I am a huge fan of utilizing the flipped classroom strategy in classrooms. That being said, I worry that I haven’t talked enough about the tips and tricks to make a flipped classroom truly effective for students. Implementing a flipped… Read More 5 Tips to Create an Effective Flipped Classroom
In this post, I will be sharing resources from our Geometry unit which covers ratios, proportions, area, surface area, volume, and angle relationships. As a disclaimer, this unit is not organized in a way that you would traditionally see it in a Math 7 classroom. The class that I teach is aligned to the Common… Read More Unit 5: Geometry- More Resources for Flipping!
Last weekend, I presented at the SGV Summit and one of my presentations was on “Four Easy Steps for Flipping Your Classroom”. The attendees were amazing and I was so excited to receive such positive feedback on this session. Since there is so much information to cover in this session, I promised the attendees that… Read More Four Easy Steps for Flipping the Classroom
Today I will be sharing the resources from our third Unit, which covers square roots, exponents, and scientific notation! The class that I teach is aligned to the Common Core State Standards (CCSS) but it is an 7th grade Math Honors course that contains all of the 7th grade standards and the majority of the… Read More Exponents & Roots: Google Slides & Resources for Flipping!
Last year, I jumped into the Flipped Classroom world and I never came back out. I love my flipped classroom! More importantly, the students love it! Before the flipped classroom, the homework was always an assignment with a set of problems. (That’s not to say that this doesn’t occur anymore, it’s just less than it… Read More The Number System: Google Slides for Flipping
Our weekly tech tip will be on the website “EdPuzzle”. EdPuzzle is an easy way to engage your students with videos, incorporate intervention and enrichment, and flip your classroom. Simply pick a video, add your comments and questions, and track your student’s understanding. In my classroom, I use EdPuzzle for: Flipping the Classroom – Students… Read More Weekly EdTech Tip: EdPuzzle
Screencastify is a video screen capture extension for Chrome. It is able to record all screen activity within a tab or desktop, including audio. It also has the ability to use your webcam to record videos via the webcam on your computer. I have been using Screencastify throughout the last couple of years for two… Read More Screencastify