7 free flipped classroom creation apps you might not know

You might not know these apps for creating lessons, video, and more—perfect for the flipped classroom

flipped-appsThe flipped classroom gives students more time in class to do, not just listen,  and gives teachers new opportunities to revamp their lessons in creative, multimedia ways for at-home consumption. But for all that you need the right tools.

Here, we’ve gathered a handful of apps for content creation, from video to podcasting to slideshows, summarized on APPitic.com, an app resource site with more than 6,000 apps in more than 300 subcategories. And this time, we’ve selected apps that don’t typically crop up on flipped classroom lists, so you and your students can try something new.

[Editor’s note: eSchool News has selected these apps, which were originally curated by Apple Distinguished Educators, that may help you meet your instructional needs.]…Read More

Tips to safely navigate Valentine’s Day in your classroom

Valentine’s Day is coming up, according to this SlideShare.net presentation. Are you ready for the on-slaught of candy hearts, crushes, and cupid’s arrows? Yeah – neither are we. That’s why we put together a fun little guide for you. Discover 10 tips to navigate Valentine’s Day safely in your classroom. From avoiding the candy thing all together to appreciating what parents do for their kids, there’s plenty you can do to make Valentine’s Day 2014 the best one yet…

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