Adaptive Science Curriculum

I've been following Dan Meyer for about 15 months. I don't teach math, but the way he talks about teaching math makes me want to teach it. If you're not familiar with his writing and development of Three Act Math, you should read the linked post and go check out his site dedicated to freeRead More

Spring Service Projects

This spring, I'm asking my homeroom students to perform some type of service project. The type of project is up to them, but I've encouraged them to think as locally as they can. Whether that's the school or the neighborhood they live in doesn't matter to me. I have a couple that already have ideasRead More

#MIFlip Conference Resources

On Saturday, 1/19, we held the first Michigan Flipped Learning conference in Byron Center, MI. We recorded as many of the sessions as we could, so I've linked them all below. They were recorded with Google+ Hangouts On Air, so some of the audio and video might be a little less-than-HD, but the resources areRead More

Watch the MI Flipteaching Conference Free

On Saturday, January 19, over 150 educators from across Michigan and northern Indiana are converging on Byron Center High School to spend the day talking about Flipped Learning. The event is free, and I'm excited and proud to be a part of the planning and running of the conference. We'll be streaming various sessions throughoutRead More

More Faith

I did a webinar yesterday afternoon with Marc Siegel, Deb Wolf, and Ramsey Musallam on the various ways Flipped Learning can be incorporated into a science classroom. We spoke about changing mindsets, thinking about mastery learning and standards based grading, and using video tools in class along with other ideas and tips. Ramsey spoke nearRead More

Let’s Forget EdTech in 2013

I want to propose something crazy: I think we talk too much about education technology. I'm guilty of it, and it's been weighing on me over Christmas break. Maybe I'm projecting some of my concerns out there, but let me explain a little bit. 2012 seemed like an edtech explosion to me. Every week, IRead More