Here’s What Went Down With Flocab At ISTE 2017

Here’s What Went Down with Flocab at ISTE 2017

For many educators, ISTE is the biggest conference of the year. The same goes for Flocabulary! We just returned from 3 incredible, exhausting-yet-invigorating days on the expo hall floor in San Antonio. Didn't catch us in the convention center? Maybe you're part of the #NotAtISTE crew? We've got a recap for you, with plenty of videos and photos to check out. Let's go! ISTE Student Standards Rap Live Performances Second Annual Academic Rap Battle Flocabulary MC Educator Sessions

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The Newbie’s Guide To ISTE

The Newbie’s Guide to ISTE

For so many years, I have dreamed about attending ISTE. When I found out that I would be able to attend this year, I was speechless (THANK YOU to my wonderful school district, MISD!). Now that we are about a week away, I am still so excited, but now the nerves have set in! This “ISTE Newbie” needed some guidance and help! What does an educator do when they are looking for guidance and help? They reach out to their PLN! And boy, did my PLN show up for me!

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#HowWeFlocab Spring Recap: Get Inspired By These Phenomenal Flocab Lessons!

#HowWeFlocab Spring Recap: Get Inspired by These Phenomenal Flocab Lessons!

Earlier this spring, we asked members of the Flocabulary community to share stories of how their class loves to learn with Flocabulary by posting photos or videos on social media tagged #HowWeFlocab. We hoped this plethora of pics would not only give us a glimpse into what's happening in Flocab classrooms -- but would connect educators through community-sourced ideas. Learning together is always better.  From sketchnotes to rap battles, and test prep to poetry, we found teachers using Flocabulary in out-of-the-box ways to bring joy into the classroom and make learning engaging and fun. Ready to get inspired? Snag these teachers’ tactics…

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Flocabulary And RTI: Strategies For Successful Vocabulary Intervention

Flocabulary and RTI: Strategies for Successful Vocabulary Intervention

While Response to Intervention (RTI) programs have been used heavily within elementary schools over the past five years, RTI is a new program in several high schools across the country. The challenge that arises in high school RTI programs is that students are reaching the final years of their school career significantly behind their peers in both math and reading. It can be difficult to engage high school students while assisting them in building the skills needed to be successful. As a student teacher, I was paired with a lead teacher who was tasked with teaching a section of AIS…

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