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General, Summer Series | July 13, 2016

3 Critical Steps to Getting Ready for Your Flipped or Online Class this Fall

So, you’ve told yourself this is it, this is the school year you’re going to flip your classroom. Or maybe your department chair asked you to run an online version of your most popular course. You’ve read some books and articles on what makes a good flipped lesson. Maybe you’ve come up with some forum topics to kick off ...

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Summer Series | July 6, 2016

Learning from Yourself and the Power of Self-Reflection

Everyone says it because it’s true: Reflection is an essential practice. Particularly within education and as educators, allocating time to reflect upon instruction, teaching techniques and how receptive students are during that instruction are of the greatest importance. Self-reflection should be a regular (weekly) practic...

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General | November 10, 2015

Swivl Gives Back: Nominate an Educator to Win a Swivl Robot

‘Tis the season. Midterm exams are just about behind everyone, and now the attention of the education community turns to Thanksgiving break (the much-needed reprieve before the big holiday break). Now is also about the time when those among us who are capable of planning ahead—myself not included—start coming up with gift...

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General | August 21, 2015

How to Successfully Flip Learning

Flipped learning has been a buzz in education for a while, but there are still some who still don’t quite understand the concept. The idea behind flipped learning is to move away from whole group direct instruction and increase student engagement by allowing students to move at their own pace through instructional materials an...

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Uncategorized | February 10, 2015

Swivl’s got a new look, features and webinar

Did you set goals or resolutions for using video in 2015? With January behind us, hopefully things are still going strong for you. But if you need help, Swivl's latest updates are sure to make the job even easier. Swivl Cloud looks and feels brand new! You might have noticed the whole of Swivl Cloud has been refreshed. There's a...

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Product News | June 24, 2014

iPadpalooza 2014: Making changes and taking action in education

Now back at Swivl’s San Carlos, California headquarters, the advice, knowledge and inspiration that I left iPadpalooza 2014 with is only just starting to take order in my head. There was no time to adjust to the unfamiliar heat and humidity when I landed in Austin, Texas last week. I hurried to the conference site, caught the ...

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Product News | June 19, 2014

Swivl returns to ISTE: Capture your own videos from the show floor and win a Swivl

With little more than a week left before ISTE 2014 kicks off, Swivl could not be more excited about returning to the premier forum for sharing and learning about education technology. Last year’s expo was such a success, what with the reception of our first-generation Swivl and the over 1,000 educators we met, that we’ve got...

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Product News | April 4, 2014

Congratulations to the inaugural class of Video Pioneers!

As video continues to prove itself as one of the most effective instructional tools in education, it is quickly finding its way into classrooms everywhere. But sometimes even deploying a video solution in a single classroom can be costly, let alone throughout an entire campus. Swivl believes every educator should have the oppor...

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Other | February 13, 2014

Swivl partners with educators and STEM programs through new sponsor initiatives

Using video in the classroom is by no means a novel concept. Many of us can likely remember when teachers once wheeled boulder-sized TVs into their classrooms, switched off the lights and popped in a VHS. Today, however, the use of video in education has changed, and it is much more than just an additive to support lessons—it ...

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