Category Archives: Flipped Classroom

Connecting Our PD with Elevator Pitches

The Commission for Professional Development is excited to host another great Teachers Helping Teachers event. We continue to believe that our best professional development assets are among us in our schools and state. Upon reflecting on this insight and reviewing … Continue reading

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A Call for Project-Based Learning Among #CAISCT Colleagues and Co-Investigators

Image source: http://archives.nbclearn.com/portal/site/k-12/flatview?cuecard=32732 While many know the accomplishments of the Massachusetts 54th Regiment of African American soldiers, few know of the glory that Connecticut’s 29th Regiment achieved. Join CAIS Colleagues in this Project-Based Learning endeavor to investigate the specific members … Continue reading

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Flipping “Writing, Blogging, and Social Networks: Kids Write Better”

As we planned for the Teachers Helping Teachers workshop, we noticed that several of our colleagues had presented sessions on flipping the classroom in past years. Why not flip some sessions at the workshop as well? Instead of talking about … Continue reading

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Have You Viewed a TED Ed Flipped Lesson?

Click here for a TED Ed Flipped Lesson: http://ed.ted.com/on/a5Sxup37 Thanks to our colleagues Lisa and Marek on the Commission for Professional Development, we recently began a productive planning retreat with a great discussion about these two TED Talks.  Follow along … Continue reading

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CAIS Too Many Tools Event A Great Success! – Here are the notes…

Too Many Tools Event Dec 13th, 2012 Sponsored by the CAIS Commission on Technology, Too Many Tools was a wonderful glimpse into some of the current technologies that impact classroom teaching. Google Apps and Formative Assessment presented by David Saunders … Continue reading

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Can Anyone Offer Expertise on No Red Ink?

No Red Ink [http://www.noredink.com/] is a new grammar software where students input their variuos interests into a sentence bank, and the subsequent grammar and usage quizzes incorporate that information into sentences used to teach and test grammar and usage issues. … Continue reading

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WebQuests: The Mini Flip

Originally posted on The road to learning:
The education world is buzzing with the idea of a flipped classroom.  I saw a wonderful presentation last spring at the CAIS Academic Technology Retreat that really got me thinking about what and…

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