I came across this blog post on Edudemic and wanted to share. Below is an image of a Symbaloo Gallery Webmixof 50 Apps that you can use in the classroom. The Gallery was made by LaSonya Cobbs,an Instructional Technology Specialist for New Caney ISD, where she works with teachers to integrate technology in their classrooms.
Flipping the classroom means looking at the learning process from a totally different perspective. Instead of teaching a lesson during class time and assigning homework to practice what they have learned during class, students view videos and post discussion questions while at home after school. The next day, students come back into class, they go over the discussions and then apply what they have learned the night before during class time. The entire class time is spent with the teacher actually helping you master the class material. Students move at their own pace.
The Center for Teaching and Learning: What is a “Flipped Classroom?”
Vanderbilt University: Center for Teaching: Flipping the Classroom
“Socrative is a smart student response system that empowers teachers to engage their classrooms through a series of educational exercises and games via smartphones, laptops, and tablets.”
We used Socrative in the class as a way to participate and interact with the class during discussions. Check it out by watching the video below or you can click on the logo to go to the website.