Monthly Archive: March 2016

#FlippedEnglish Day 4

I’ve learned that when students have to daily voice their plans and reflect on their learning, it allows them to connect deeper with their learning and foster responsibility. For this reason, we start each...

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#FlippedEnglish Day 3: Gulp

While most students seem on track—and are even exceeding expectations—some aren’t quite there. My big worry at this point: pacing. It’s ironic because part of the goal of this setup is to allow students...

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#FlippedEnglish Day 2

We began the lesson as we always will: students briefly stated their individual goals for the day. While I expected some diversity, I was amazed at how students took charge by evaluating themselves and...

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#FlippedEnglish Day 1

I introduced the unit to the students today. There were lots of initial questions and many seemed aimed at confirming the level of choice and personalization the unit offers. Mostly, students needed time to...

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#Flippedenglish Day .99

I’m nervous. For the last month I’ve spent every free moment devising and filming flipped videos for my class. I had already read about the method; though fascinated by the opportunities, I didn’t see...

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