Another great resource from the Khan Academy SAT Prep: Sentence Completion
Category Archives: Education News
News about Education and Technology.
Here is a collection of articles about the new teaching method that I’ll be using in my Freshmen Government class.
Forbes: What is the Flipped Classroom
Reuters: Moving beyond our vacuous education reform discussions
Educause: 7 Things to Know About the Flipped Classroom
Edutopia: Collection of Articles
Kimiya Haghighi, 17, had a prose problem. As much as her teachers preached concise writing, her sentences remained long and overwrought — the words poured out, unpunctuated, one after another.
Then Aubrey Ludwig, her 11th-grade English teacher at Langley High School, introduced her class to Twitter, requiring that students tweet their responses to a Hemingway assignment in 140 characters or less. Suddenly, Haghighi’s writing was efficient, declarative, even staccato. “It was a total breakthrough,” she said.
Read on for the rest of the story…. good things do come in techie packages.