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Conversation Starter: NGram Viewer and Curiosity

Conversation Starter: NGram Viewer and Curiosity

When I was teaching, I recall seeing a tweet about Ngram Viewer. It works by the user entering phrases into the Google Books Ngram Viewer, and then “…it displays a graph showing how those phrases have occurred in a corpus of books (e.g., “British English”, “English…

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Sioux Central students are making trebuchets, learning physics [VIDEO]

Sioux Central students are making trebuchets, learning physics [VIDEO]

Are your students learning physics by making trebuchets, catapults, and ballistae? Why not? Students in the Sioux Central (IA) Community Schools are and they’re having a blast! (literally) Are you not entertained?! Great work, Dan Strohmyer! [cross-posted at Dangerously Irrelevant]

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Flipped…

Flipped…

Sioux Central’s Dan Strohmyer and John Barbier, shared their flipped journey at Iowa Technology and Education Connection Conference. It is not unlikely for students to continue conversations about learning after they exit Mr. Barbier’s high school classroom. In fact, those conversations have entered Twitter, Facebook, and…

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