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Breaking the Blockbuster Model

Breaking the Blockbuster Model

In 1905, the first Nickelodeon opened in Columbus, Ohio and charged a large crowd of several hundred people 5¢ each to see a movie. (Get it–a “nickle”odeon?) Since then, movies have changed a lot,  and so has education too. Recently, I’ve been a part of some really...Read more ›
Implementing a Robotics Competition in your Classroom

Implementing a Robotics Competition in your Classroom

Robotics competitions are currently at the forefront of our ever-changing technological world. In the modern day, it is important to learn skills that will help your students navigate the shift from traditional, old-school technology to newer and more advanced tech....Read more ›
The Fast & The Curious – An EduProtocol Review

The Fast & The Curious – An EduProtocol Review

I finished my first week of teaching technology this past week and it’s been exhausting! I forgot how much it takes to go into roughly 24 classrooms over the past week, present a lesson that’s going to keep the whole gambit of students engaged, all while...Read more ›
8+ tips for Ensuring Success for Your Flipped Classroom

8+ tips for Ensuring Success for Your Flipped Classroom

Starting to teach in a flipped classroom environment can be daunting. Here are tips to help it succeed from start to finish. Every teacher that chooses to flip his/her classroom has different reasons. Mine? I wanted more time with students face-to-face. On its face...Read more ›
Empowering Learners in the Classroom

Empowering Learners in the Classroom

As many educators prepare to return to work and welcome a new group of students for the new school year, it is a great time for us to reflect on classroom practices and look toward new ways of empowering our next group of students. Empowering our students is one of...Read more ›
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