Turning Education Upside Down < Flipping a classroom changes several things. One is what students do at home. At first, teachers assigned 20-minute videos, but they now make them shorter — six minutes, even three minutes. That promotes re-watching. The school also uses audio files and readings as homework, and uses videos from the Khan Academy, TED and other sources.
January Writing is here! Students love to tell what gifts they receive. Why not have them write about it! This unit provides explicit instruction for students on how to write an opinion paper about their favorite gift. Mini-lessons, writing papers, and information pages are included!