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Doceri in the K-12 classroom

Doceri + Minecraft = Math Engagement: Benjamin Cogswell 1.2

“Minecraft in the classroom is AMAZING!” states Benjamin Cogswell,  Teacher on Special Assignment (TOSA) for Alisal Union School District. He goes on to say, “There are so many teachable moments within this flexible learning environment. Constructing the setting of a book, mixing chemicals to understand science, and manipulating blocks to understand fractions are just a few […]

Kenny Bosch 1.2: Is Doceri a smarter choice than a SMART Board?

Recently Kenny Bosch, Doceri high school teacher wrote a blog post titled  Educators Embracing Doceri In it he describes how Doceri has replaced his colleagues’ SMART Board and why. Even Kenny’s administrator is exploring flipping the staff meetings. Click on the above link to go to Kenny’s full post. Below are highlights from the post. “I […]

Flip Class Research Results Episode From the podcast The Flip Side with Jon Bergmann

Does the Flipped Classroom help the learning process? The results of a new flipped learning study of 12 UK schools with over 2,400 students where staff had flipped their school suggest that flipped learning has a large impact. The study was carried out in the subject of math in the UK by Kirsty Tonks’ team. The results […]

The Flipped Classroom = The Freedom to Teach

SP Controls created Doceri for one reason: to help educators engage and connect with students. The flipped classroom was developed by Jon Bergmann so he could spend more face to face time with his students. The flipped classroom teaching methodology is best defined on the Flipped Learning Network as the Four Pillars of Flip. It is SP […]

Doceri Screencast Film Festival: Benjamin Cogswell 1.1

I remember in grad school one of my professors telling me, “You don’t really know a concept well until you teach it to others.” This is an idea that stuck with me throughout my teaching career. It is the whole notion of making the students the teachers – pushing kids into the creating phase of […]

Teacher Feature: Part 1 of 3- Timothy Wayne Boudreau

Part 1 of 3  Name: Timothy Wayne Boudreau School: Lougheed Middle School School Board: Peel District School Board Province: Ontario, Canada Job Title: 8th Grade Core French and Math Teacher How do you use Doceri? Flip Video Creation I use the Doceri iPad app to create flip class videos (screencasts) to cover concepts that are important for student […]

Teacher Feature: East Bronx Academy Part 3, Kevin McCormack

In Part 3 of our three-part feature on the Doceri teachers at East Bronx Academy, music and computer science teacher Kevin McCormack explains he uses Doceri for how to videos for his students. Kevin McCormack – Music Tech and Wind Ensemble Kevin teaches music tech and wind ensemble. This is his seventh year at East […]

Teacher Feature: East Bronx Academy Part 2, Carrie McCormack

In Part 2 of our three-part feature on the Doceri teachers at East Bronx Academy, we look at how – in addition to the freedom to move around the classroom – Carrie McCormack is saving time and increasing engagement with her students by using live video grading. Carrie McCormack – Language Arts Carrie teaches 11th […]

Teacher Feature: East Bronx Academy Part 1, Erick Odom

East Bronx Academy is a grade 6-12 public school in the poorest Congressional District in the United States. Over the years, various grants and gifts have equipped the school with technology including a wireless Internet infrastructure upgrade last year. In October of 2013, EBA teachers Erick Odom (social studies), Carrie McCormack (language arts) and Kevin […]

Doceri and Edmodo: A Powerful Combination

From our research it seems our heaviest users export Doceri screencasts to a Learning Management System (LMS) of some sort. Just about two thirds of the Doceri teachers surveyed chose to use Edmodo, a class webpage or another LMS to post and store their screencasts. Other popular choices for an LMS are: Schoology, School Loop, […]