Category Archives: Flipped Classroom

Let’s Continue Our Conversation About Jamie Ford’s Novel

Our first digital classroom endeavor will be to continue our class conversation of the community text in the “comment” thread of this classroom blog. Enjoy this short video made by our upcoming visitor, Jamie Ford. Then, reflect over the novel and consider … Continue reading

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What do you think of Nike using Hughes’ dream?

What is the most important poetic device that the ad visualizes? Please read this famous poem and reflect on how the ad incorporates the poem into their message.   Form your opinion of this ad’s use of the poetic device … Continue reading

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What is the Difference Between a Semicolon and a Comma?

This is a great scene from the movie, Wit. Though the scene stands on its own and inspires a re-reading of Donne’s Death Be Not Proud, Holy Sonnet X, you can learn more about the rest of the movie here: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Wit_(film) Before … Continue reading

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Homework Viewing of PBS Documentary; Let’s Get Started with Comedy

Hello everyone. Let’s continue viewing the rest of this for homework so that we can save time for class to discuss the important take-aways. We are on the road to understanding important elements of comedy that will help us read … Continue reading

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Here’s to a great hook!

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How can we define beauty?

Sometimes sonnet writers and the creators in the advertising world establish extreme standards of beauty. Why? Let’s view this behind the scenes version of the Dove commercial to begin a conversation about the attitude of the speaker (Persona) in Sonnet … Continue reading

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What is the Difference Between a Semicolon and a Comma?

This is a great scene from the movie, Wit. Though the scene stands on its own and inspires a re-reading of Donne’s Death Be Not Proud, Holy Sonnet X, you can learn more about the rest of the movie here: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Wit_(film) Before … Continue reading

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Flipped Classroom Conversations

Here’s a viral video from two years ago about Flipped Classrooms: The second video is from the Friday Institute, which is a rich model for how effective “teaching” videos can be produced efficiently. Check this one out, too: https://www.fi.ncsu.edu/project/fizz/ Hopefully these … Continue reading

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