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Get Ready to Flip!

I'm attending the ACTEM 2013 conference in Augusta for the next two days. One of the hot topics when you filled out my tech skills survey was flipping your classrooms. My first session that I'm attending is about just that with Jessica Dunton from SeDoMoCha Elementary. She made up a great website with tons of resources, which you can find here. But one of the most important things she has stressed is needing to plan and start with easy stuff first. This worksheet, which is intended for you to use, will really help you think about the processes of flipping your content more.


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