The Do’s and Don’ts for Teaching with Videos

It’s been a little more than a year since I started experimenting with video lectures and with flipping my classroom, and I absolutely love it. It seems my students love it too! …as long as they don’t have to do … Continued

How to Set Up a Blog with WordPress

Oh, happy day, Quillers and Thrillers! You’re about to start your very own blog! Few things are more exciting than publishing writing you’re proud of to the internet and sharing it with your friends and family. Before you create a … Continued

My First Flippin’ Video

Hot diggity, dear reader! I finished editing my first flipped video last night, and I’m actually quite pleased with how it turned out! You can see it below. Many thanks to Abacaba, Kate Gardoqui, and Gastondeluxe for the video clips! Video Recording and Editing … Continued

Flippin’ Flipped Learning, Yo!

Hey there, dear reader! It’s been a while since I’ve posted anything. I spent the past month traveling to San Diego and Denver, partaking in Netflix binges (Sense8, anyone?) and brewery shenanigans, and researching how to implement the flipped classroom … Continued

Professional Development 2.0

Greetings, dear reader! I have a question for you. How many professional development (PD) workshops, seminars, classes, trips, etc. have you attended this summer? Zero? One? Two? Or are you crazy like me and working on your fifth? Here’s another … Continued

Flippin’ with EDpuzzle

Guess what, dear reader? I created a flipped video using EDpuzzle! It only took me an hour (and let’s face it, an hour is a bit too much time to spend on one, four-minute video), but I’m optimistic that I will become much … Continued

Simply Animoto

If you’ve poked around this website a bit, you may have stumbled across a couple of videos I created using a nifty web-based program called Animoto. You can find the videos here and here. If you scroll down you’ll also … Continued

Poll Where? Everywhere!

Two days ago I wrote about some of the basic concepts necessary for authentically integrating technology into the classroom. Today’s post is about a nifty web 2.0 tool you can use to enhance learning in your classroom. Introducing PollEverywhere! PollEverywhere is a … Continued

Doug, SAMR, and Me: Reflecting after a week of PD

Summer is officially here for most teachers across America (woohoo!) and unlike most summers, I decided not to take on the burden of a summer job this year. Doing so cleared up my schedule so much, that this has become … Continued

Pinterest 101

Only the cool kids are invited… Like many people, I didn’t really feel the need to jump on the Pinterest bandwagon, but then I had to do a presentation on how to use social networking in the classroom. Pinterest is … Continued

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