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Flipping Tip: Improve Writing with Collaborative Software

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"No one person, no one alliance, no one nation, no one of us is as smart as all of us thinking together." - James Stavrdis

Natural Science students at Mount Marty College are required to complete a research project in their senior year. Each writes a research paper and presents their research to the Natural Science Division faculty and student body.



Flipping Tip: Audio Podcasting for Modern Language Courses

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"Love and magic have a great deal in common. They enrich the soul, delight the heart. And they both take practice." - Nora Roberts

Last night was great!



Flipping Tip: Give One Minute Feedback

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"Praise, like gold and diamonds, owes its value only to its scarcity." - Samuel Johnson 

Yesterday's blog hijacked The One Minute Manager's practice of setting One Minute Goals. Today I'm exploring how teachers might use the One Minute Praising. 



Flipping Tip: Set One Minute Rubrics

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"The players make the manager, it's never the other way." - Sparky Anderson
 

Kenneth Blanchard and Spencer Johnson's story "The One Minute Manager" was first published in 1982 and is as valid today as it was 30 years ago.



Flipping Tip: Be a Flipping Coach!

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"All coaching is, is taking a player where he can't take himself." - Bill McCartney 

Coaching in a flipped classroom means providing your students with the resources and opportunities they need to achieve their fullest potential as scholars. Not every student will succeed. I wish they did.



Flipping Tip: Walk Around!

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I grow weary of teacher complaints about laptops and smartphones in the classroom.

 



Flipping Tip: Choose Your LMS Wisely

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"We hold these truths to be self-evident, that all men are created equal, that they are endowed by their Creator with certain unalienable Rights, that among these are Life, Liberty, and the Pursuit of Happiness.



Flipping Tip: The One Minute Campus Tour

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Promote your school and get some exercise at the same time!


I'm one of those lucky alumni who live just off campus.



Flipping Tip: Bring the News to Class!

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"Education is a better safeguard of liberty than a standing army." - Edward Everett


The Sioux Falls School District's mission statement reads, "To educate and prepare each student to succeed in a changing world".



Flipping Tip: Save a Tree - Use PDFs

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Whatever happened to the paperless society?


The personal computer was supposed to eliminate the use of paper for such things as assignments and syllabi but we use 50% more paper today than we did in 1980. Each American consumes about six trees per year (The Economist online).



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