Background As our assignment this week for our course #augment1, I set out to experiment with some Concept Mapping tools. I am a co-learner with Howard Rheingold and about 20+ brave souls in the online […]
Students, Teachers and Control Control is a curious word. Many of my colleagues at the Tecnológico de Monterrey know me as “that flipping teacher” which comes from my embracing #flipclass four years ago and evangelizing […]
FlipClass Chat Every week at 5pm Pacific and 8pm Eastern (US time zones), we get together for a chat on Twitter using the #flipclass hashtag, please feel free to join us or just watch (get […]
Maha (https://twitter.com/Bali_Maha) brought up the idea of auto publishing to podcast (and vodcast I assume) Google Hangouts on Air. This is something I want to work on and will eventually.
Communication is Key I am a big believer in the Flipped Classroom and the focus on “the best use of classroom time” as Jon Bergmann (and many others) describes it. For my classes and in […]
Are you on Twitter? I’ve been using Twitter for over five years apparently but my use has picked up significantly in the last year. Twiage.com tells me my “Twitter age” to the day as seen […]
Go where they are: Facebook A long time ago I was able to engage my students via newsgroups (nntp) or the forums in Moodle or Blackboard. Lately getting students to post on the forums in […]
Read/Write Blogs I’ve only been writing here for a short time and if my count is correct this is my thirty-fourth post. But I’ve been reading blogs for as long as blogs have been around.
Education Is Social One of the themes I have been talking about a lot over the last month or so is that education is a social activity. We cannot just throw a teacher and a […]