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Choosing the Perfect PlayPosit Package for you

PlayPosit offers three basic editions to choose from. Find below details on the package that best fits your classroom and school needs. PlayPosit Basic
This package is perfect to get a taste of the full power of PlayPosit. Create as many video bulbs (our term for videos with embedded questions) as you'd like and deliver to unlimited students. Seamlessly incorporate multiple choice, free response, and reflective pause questions into the online video of your choosing. Receive basic analytics on who watched your video and which concepts challenged your students.
PlayPosit Master Teacher Package
Engage Deeply
Embed higher order and advanced interactions into your video instruction. Advanced cropping: Video contains extraneous or inappropriate content? Remove any portion of a video with the 'skip segment' question type. Student Created Bulbs: Stimulate your students' highest Bloom's by having them act as the instructor and create their own PlayPosit bul…

How to Flip your Professional Development

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A few years ago, flipped instruction, was a concept touted by only the most adventurous of educators.  Now, however, the movement has taken off from being a rare practice to an integral part of thousands of classrooms all over the world. According to research from online course provider Sophia Learning and the Flipped Learning Network, the number of teachers who have flipped a lesson has grown from 48 percent in 2012 to 78 percent in 2015. Moreover, google trend reports (see graph below) analyzing the quantity of searches for the term ‘flipped classroom’ point out that interest in this movement has grown by magnitudes within the last five years. Also within the graph below you’ll notice a relatively constant quantity of search for the term since 2013, counteracting the common criticism that the flipped classroom is a fad destined to fade away.


Along with this rapid growth of adapting flipped methodologies with classroom students, flipped instruction has recently become a mainstay for i…