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Using EdPuzzle to Flip Learning

Flipped learning is a model of blended learning in which students receive content through video at their own time and pace. Meanwhile, class time is devoted to the teacher working one-on-one with struggling students or enriching students who are ready to move on. EdPuzzle allows students to watch educational videos while answering comprehension questions embedded throughout by the teacher. Engagement ... Read More »

Seesaw – Student Driven Student Portfolios

Intro page to show options of how students can upload work.

My first grade students at Shuford love using Seesaw in the classroom!  Seesaw is a great tool for students, teachers and parents. It is also very user friendly!  Seesaw allows students to independently document their learning.  Teachers can easily view student work and give feedback and parents can sign up  to see their child’s work and videos!  My parents are ... Read More »

We Symbaloo EDU! Do you?

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Symbaloo EDU has the appearance of a game-board including a specific starting point and a checkered flag for a finish!  A standard is listed at the start of each lesson which becomes the focus for information students receive.  Teachers can embed videos, songs, skill sheets, recorded lessons, and more.  Teachers are also able to electronically track student progress along the ... Read More »

You will be “Aurasma”tized at Shuford School of Blended Learning

Shuford Wall Photo

When parents and visitors enter Shuford’s front lobby they have the opportunity to to see all of the exciting instruction and learning that is taking place in our classrooms.  Using the Aurasma app allows parents and visitors to use augmented reality (AR) to turn trigger points throughout our school into an engaging and interactive experience. Download the free app today ... Read More »

Blended Learning Opportunities

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Shuford Elementary’s focus of blended learning is evident in every classroom.  We couldn’t be more proud of the time and effort our teachers have put in to providing rigorous, online instruction for our students.  Even though ALL grade levels are doing an excellent job with providing blended learning opportunities for our students, I would like to take this opportunity to ... Read More »

Engage with Edpuzzle

EDpuzzle logo

I’m always on the hunt for Tech Tools that truly ENGAGE my students. Allow me to introduce you to EdPuzzle!! My students LOVE watching videos. In my classroom, videos are a great engagement tool. One thing we have learned as educators, is the importance of our students thinking critically about information vs simply consuming the information. EdPuzzle is an easy-peasy way to truly ENGAGE the learners in your ... Read More »

Shuford Students Vote “Blended Learning Style”

Mock Election at Shuford

Shuford Elementary held Student Council Elections and Voting “Blended Learning Style”.  Student Council leaders, Mischele Glover and Hiley Davis wanted to implement Shuford’s blended learning theme into their student elections.  Shuford students campaigned and ran for student council offices.  In order to run for student council, students had to be recommended by a previous teacher as well as fill out ... Read More »

Keeping the Pace with Online Learning in K-12

Keeping Pace Infographic

According to the Online Learning Consortium, in the United States, we are are expected to double the number of High School Graduates we currently by 2020 — and 4-year colleges “can’t accommodate.” What is the answer to this?  Simple — online learning. Given that we are only five years away from welcoming the incoming class of 2020, this research from ... Read More »

N-CHS Receives a Lowe’s Home Improvement Grant to Support Technology Efforts!

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N-CHS was recently named the recipient of a grant from Lowe’s Hardware through their Charitable Educational Foundation. The grant is valued at $11, 314. 18 and will allow N-CHS to purchase a Google Chromebook Cart. The grant was written by Dorothy Dae and Billy Cannon. Each of them gathered information needed for the grant, and Mrs. Dae constructed the application document. ... Read More »

Chief Academic Officer, Heather Mullins, Serves on NC Blended Learning Summit Panel

Dr. Mullins serves on NC Blended Learning Summit Panel

 On Thursday, April 23 Ms. Heather Mullins, Chief Academic Officer, served on the North Carolina Blended Learning Summit Panel to share with stakeholders the progress Newton-Conover City Schools has made in blended learning initiatives.  The North Carolina Blended Learning Summit was sponsored by Edgenuity, NWEA, Imagine Learning and Amazon.  Over 200 educational leaders from across North Carolina met to discuss best ... Read More »