Thursday, December 12, 2013

Earn some Technology Badges

Librarian Creates Site for Teachers to Earn Digital Badges for New Skills

Even teachers need a little acknowledgment for learning new skills, according to Laura Fleming, a school library media specialist at New Milford High School in Bergen County, NJ.
Through her site, Worlds of Learning, Fleming is offering teachers at her school and beyond the opportunity to earn digital badges—indicators of accomplishment that can be posted online—for mastering digital literacy in a number of areas, from QR codes to video editing.

Tuesday, December 03, 2013

Create a Flipped Classroom Lesson

TED-ED: Creating a Flipped Lesson

Here is a great post on using TED-Ed to create and use YouTube Videos in your flipped classroom.  Take a look!

From the post ....

I love using TED videos in my classroom to get students thinking about issues related to what we are studying. When I heard that I could wrap video content in an online lesson with TED Ed, I decided to check it out.

The process of setting up my first lesson was refreshingly easy!