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December 17, 2014

More Class Time With Flipped Learning

Steps to Make Blended Learning a Reality
Series by Jon Bergmann and Aaron Sams, Flipped Learning Network
Flipped-Learning Toolkit
Find tips to engage students, use formative assessment, and manage your classroom in this six-part video series.

To Flip or Not to Flip?
Use these four prompts to determine if you should flip, and what you'll need to get started.

Modifying the Flipped Classroom: The "In-Class" Version
Can't do flipped because students don't have tech at home? Try this modified approach.

See You Next Year!This is the last issue of Edutopia News for the year (keep an eye out for a special edition: Best of 2014 next week). We'll resume on Wednesday, January 7. Until then, we wish you the happiest of holidays and a new year filled with peace.

Challenging Common Core Standards? Ready.


Watch this Video8 Rules for Collaborative Planning
Watch how these teachers collaborate by cultivating trust, keeping it simple, and making content relevant to students.



11 Alternatives to "Round Robin" (and "Popcorn") Reading

Word Up: The Must Dos of Vocabulary Instruction

Say What? 5 Ways to Get Students to Listen

Coding for Kindergarteners

Teaching Literary Analysis

Connect All Your Programs. Engrade. McGraw Hill


You Have the Ability to Make a DifferenceThis powerful advice from a veteran educator is something you don't want to miss.


I Can Help Your Flip Your Class, Robot StylePrize: Swivl Flipped-Classroom Bundle ($338 value!)
Deadline: December 21, 2014

Enter the Giveaway



Library Grants for Supplies and Books
Currently, the NEA offers grants in two categories, including "Student Achievement" and "Learning & Leadership." Student Achievement grants are designed to help teachers engage students in critical thinking and problem solving in standards-based subject matter. The Learning & Leadership grants fund professional development experiences and collegiate study for educators.
Prize: Grants range from $2,000 to $5,000.
Deadline: February 1, 2015

Check out the big list of Educational Grants and Resources, updated weekly.


 WEBINAR  Education 3.0: The Pedagogy, Andragogy & Heutagogy of Mobile Learning
Hosted by: edWeb.net
When: January 8, 2015, 1:00 p.m. PST / 4:00 p.m. EST

See more Educational Webinars, Unconferences, and Conferences, also updated weekly.



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