A Smooth Transition into Flip
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Klein has worked withteachers across the state of Michigan to helpdevelop creative ways for technology integration
into the classroom. Though Klein rmly believesin preparing students for a global society, she continuously reinforces that technology
is simply a tool to support and enhance instruction – the teacher and the studentsdrive the learning. Those who have worked with Klein state that the most surprising
aspect they walk away with is seeing how truly motivated the students become. Notonly are her resources benecial, but her enthusiastic approach is contagious as she
works with fellow educators and students. Klein is the technology co-chairperson
for the Michigan Reading Association, a national A Plus Workshop Presenter, SMARTTechnologies Exemplary Educator, Really Good Stuff Monthly Blogger, Edutopia GuestBlogger, National Writing Project member, Teaching Blog Addict Business Manager,guest contributor to Edudemic, EdCamp Detroit Organizer, and award winning
EduTech Blogger at Kleinspiration.com.
If you’ve considered making a transition into a ipped classroom but can’t gure out where to start, itmay be a good idea to take some of the best pieces of the ipped classroom model and the best of Web 2.0 and introduce them to your traditional classroom, without advertising it as a ip. By doingthis, you may be able to benet from the use of several platforms without the added pressure or commitment of ipping your classroom.
Class or subject area: Language ArtsGrade level(s):
K - 8
Specifc learning objectives:
The student will explore new forms of creative writing.
The student will cultivate the art of revision as part of the writing process.
The student will incorporate Internet technology as part of the learning process.
• The student will acquire the knowledge of how and where to publish her/his creative writing.