"As an administrator I have noticed that our teachers try different technology tools out until they find a few that they are most comfortable with, and then expand on using those tools with their students.
There are many teaching styles and…"
"I have less control, which is the way I like it.
I'm using a mastery approach with pretty much only essays and larger performance assessments as my summative assessment vehicles (not quite full PBL but pretty close). The mastery…"
"Greg - love your blog, BTW.
This question feels strange; kinda like the chicken and egg question. A more useful way of phrasing that age-old conundrum (for those of us in states that still have evolution in the science curriculum) might be - how…"
"This was one of our big struggles as well. Though it is painful for you, and them, know that you are doing what is best for your students. You are teaching them life long lessons that will carry over into their lives.
There is a quote somewhere…"
"I agree that in a flipped class you do give up control, and let me tell you what a wonderful feeling that is. I’ve always believed that teaching is a partnership between the teacher and student, but in the past I’ve felt that I was doing…"
"I agree with Jon - the best thing we can do for students is to prepare them for what lies ahead. The problem is - NO ONE KNOWS what lies ahead! What we do know is that no one is going to sit them down and teach them like they've learned to do…"
"Those kids have learned how to play school for 18yrs and you just changed the rules on them. It is probably the best thing you are doing for them. They have to take responsibilIty for their own learning. Stick with it. You are doing what is best for…"
"Yes, I am teaching freshmen in college- and I am getting a decent amount of resistance. They are claiming that they are teaching themselves because I am not lecturing in class. They do get my lectures- througho video and we practice problems in…"