Erik Yates

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Recent Posts by Erik

Wed Jul 31, 2013 4:14 PM in First Baby-Steps in Flipped Classroom
This link is to a New Jersey School Boards Association article written by a fifth grade math teacher, but it lays out very clearly how the teacher implemented the flipped concept and what changes he observed after devoting the time to creating online mini-lessons for his students to watch before class: Flipped Article . If you have SMART Notebook installed on your computer, you have a simple...

Wed Jul 31, 2013 4:09 PM in How Do I get Started?
Thanks for the link, Dorothy. This is a great starting place for me as I bring the NGSS to my staff.

Wed Jul 31, 2013 9:26 AM in Teaching Science
Cheryl seems to hit the nail on the head with her comment about communities fearing time spent on science takes away from tested subjects such as ELA and math. We talk about educating parents about the importance of reading to their children, now it's time to discuss educating administrators and politicians about the importance of integrated instruction. The ELA Common Core standards do addres...