Lenzonium's Lair Blog

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Modding Your Professional Learning Network

Professional development is great, but the real growth in education comes from individuals that you interact with. Building your own network of educators that inspire, teach, and challenge you is crucial to continuing your...

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Physics with Algodoo Begins!

We are now 3 lessons in to the kinematics unit in my grade 10 physics course.  My final project is based on integrating Algodoo, a “physics simulation gaming engine” into a semester long physics course...

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Kinematics Through a Physics Sandbox Program: Algodoo

At Jakarta Intercultural School, 10th grade marks the move from general to specialized science.  Physics A is a semester-long 10th grade course that covers the basic ideas of motion and forces in order to...

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Lessons From the MOOC, and a Defense of Classrooms

This year, I started flipping my first class.  Flipped classes have a lot in common with Massive Open Online Courses.  Therefore, as I read more about MOOC’s, and what makes them successful, I asked the question:...

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Flipping the SL Chemistry Class

If I had to say there was one huge change in my teaching this year, it would be the concept of the Flipped Class. I started flipping my IB Standard Level class out of...

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Spotting Successful Technology Integration

In the spirit of not reinventing the wheel, I would like to focus this post on how to recognize succesful tech integration, rather than on the definition of it.  Edutopia quoted a definition of tech integration...