“They say I gotta learn, but nobody’s here to teach me. If they can’t understand it, how can they reach me?” - Coolio As an art instructor in the south, I try to reach my students where they’re at, using what they love. At our school in Knoxville, Tennessee, we have a big population of students who love rap music. So when I came across Flocabulary at an Arts Integration Conference some years back, I couldn’t help but feel it would be well-received. I want my students to have a direct connection to and an interest in what they learn, and…
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
At Flocabulary, fostering a love of learning in every student is one of our biggest goals. We believe that motivated students are successful students. Our Student Engagement Series features stories from real Flocab-using educators on their practices, lessons, and ideas to get students excited about creating, writing, learning and dreaming.
“When children create for the world, they make it good. When children only create for their teachers, they make it good enough.” -Rushton Hurley
“My precious. My precious.” Many of you may recognize the phrase from The Lord Of The Rings. It’s a phrase spoken by Gollum, the crazy creature who hides deep in the caves. He craves the ring. He wants the ring. It’s all he can think of. What if I were to tell you that this creature exists in every school in the country? What if I were to tell you that this creature is you?