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

Advice to Padawan Bloggers from Jedi Masters

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Bonjour! Since many of you are new to the blogosphere, I thought I would give you an introduction to blogging. Earlier today, I found Konrad Sanders’ great list of advice for novice bloggers by master bloggers. The list was quite extensive, … Continued

Quills and Thrills: Figurative Language Throw Down Week Three

Ahoy, Quillers and Thrillers! Last week’s Figurative Language Throw Down was a success! We had a total of four submission (not including my own) and they were AMAZING! You can check them out in last week’s FLTD post. Your challenge … Continued

Have you heard about Quills and Thrills yet?

Want to know more? Read all about it at What is Quills and Thrills? Ready to start the first writing prompt? Check it out at Quills and Thrills: Writing Prompt Week One! Download a printable version of the Ten Commandments … 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

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