Monthly Archives: December 2011

Dec. 19, 2011

Managing a Classroom Full of Angry Birds – An Interview with Lachlan Hull

In this episode, Alan speaks to Lachlan Hull, a first year teacher working with students between the ages of four and six years old at St. Joseph’s Primary School – Kangaroo Point, located in Brisbane, Queensland, Australia. During this discussion, Lachlan explains how he uses a classroom management tool created by ClassDojo to build a sense of group accountability through personal behaviors amongst his young students. In addition, Lachlan shares a very interesting project his students developed using the popular game, Angry Birds.

Lachlan will be a presenter at the 2012 Building Learning Communities conference being held this July in […]

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Dec. 19, 2011

Learn From a School That Has Completely Flipped Out – An Interview with Greg Green on Flipped Learning Model

While many individual and small clusters of teachers have been utilizing the flipped learning model within their classrooms, Greg Green, Principal at Clintondale High School, located just outside of Detroit, Michigan, has been pioneering the infusion of this model across his entire school. In this episode, Alan and Greg discuss how this effort began and continues to develop as well as the substantial improvement this model has brought over past failure rates amongst his school’s at-risk population.

Greg Green will be a presenter at the 2012 Building Learning Communities conference being held this sumer in Boston. To learn more, visit http://www.blcconference.com.

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