Flipped Learning Game Changer: UPTIME for Youtube!

Overheard in my district:  “If I make a video for my students, then my classroom becomes 25 classrooms and they don’t talk about anything til they’re back in my classroom. What’s the point?” I get that. It’s one of the things that holds me back from embracing a fully flipped classroom …

Tech Tip: Zoom Into Specific Area On Chromebook

I’m sitting in a presentation and watching Alice Keeler present on Google Classroom at the Pequannock Google Apps Summit. She’s a Google nut, lover of all things Chrome, but a macbook user. I have no problem with that. I posted on what technology looks like over a year ago (long story …

Bottle Flipping: Distraction or Connection

Are your students bottle flipping? Do you know what bottle flipping is? Check it out. Really, bottle flipping is just a fun fad that kids and jobless adults are making a new habit of becoming good at, like throwing cards into a hat back in the 1930s. The interesting thing …

I See Math, People

Ever wonder if you’re the only one who sees things differently? After years of teaching math and looking for real world applications to help my students connect the math to life, I’ve realized that this is entirely backwards. We should be looking for the math in the real world around …

Teaching Math with Google Apps: A 4 in 1 Approach

One of the people I love talking to about teaching math is Alice Keeler (@alicekeeler), author of 50 Things You Can Do With Google Classroom. She’s almost excited as I am about the direction math instruction is going…almost. So naturally when we collaborate on math teaching ideas, not only do we …