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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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Summer Series | June 27, 2016

Swivl’s Summer Series for Teacher Development Kicks Off

Growing up with two tech-savvy educator parents, summer meant sleeping in and family camping trips… and it also meant tagging along to plenty of edtech conferences and events. Being at ISTE this week, it’s hard not to reflect on my childhood and the experience of attending events like this. Although I didn’t grasp all the ...

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Product News | May 17, 2016

New Swivl Practice App and Cloud Updates Improve Teacher & Student Development

If you’ve been following Swivl news this spring, you’ll know that we have some new and exciting products coming your way. We’re thrilled to be bringing the Swivl C Series and Expand Case for the iPad to you very soon! But when you log into Swivl Cloud or update the Swivl Capture App this week, you will notice we’re bring...

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Product News | April 18, 2016

Unveiling Swivl’s Brand New Robot and Classroom Tools!

We have some big news for you this morning! After many months of hard work, we are ready to announce the release of our newest products that will help make personalized, whole-child learning a reality. “Technology must support and inspire the hard work of teachers and students, not dictate it,” said Brian Lamb, Swivl co-f...

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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, Product News | October 23, 2015

Get to Know FERPA and COPPA: Reasons to Reconsider YouTube for Your School

When we talk about instructional video today we aren’t referring to a math teacher playing Stand and Deliver for the umpteenth time. A more universally accessible internet and its many services have made it easier than ever for educators to connect with students and other teachers within and beyond their classrooms. Students ...

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Product News, Swivl | October 5, 2015

Saving and Sharing Videos with Swivl Capture

Companies regularly introduce features and functionality to improve their products. We all like new things. Swivl users have recently seen the introduction of a new agenda and outlining tool, the ability to include video clips in presentations, and even guided tours of both Swivl Cloud and Swivl Capture. Each has enhanced the Sw...

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Product News | September 14, 2015

Head Back to School with the Latest in Classroom Video

Champion classroom video this year. Start your year off right with some of Swivl's newest features. Our latest releases of Swivl Cloud and Swivl Capture allow you to include what's been missing from your videos, and make getting started a breeze. Capture outlines and agendas in your videos Swivl let’s you whip up an ou...

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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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