#edtech #edchat As many of you know, last year I tried to flip my tech classroom for 4th and 5th graders and have them earn badges for the tech skills they needed to acquire while still in elementary school. I am pleased to report that it was a screaming success. With that said, there are still a number of things that need to be improved, and that is what I am now trying to do.
My tech badge program is a mixture of the flipping model, PBL model, and Challenge Based Learning.
This summer I have been watching a lot of TED videos and they have really got me thinking. Thinking about how I can turn my students into little social innovators, students that care about the world around them and then try to do something about it.
So here is some of the info from the PBL planner that I am using to give you an idea...
Name of Project: Bethke Kids Helping Kids Program