Let’s Recap That

For those of you who are in 1:1 classrooms, you really need to check out ┬áRecap. I teach high school students, and my rural Missouri classroom is not 1:1 yet, so I have used it sparingly so far, but I see the power and possibilities it presents. Once I have an established way for students … Continue reading Let’s Recap That

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Bottle Flippin Ideas

Kids of all ages around Missouri (and maybe in your area and I'm just not aware) have been overtaken by the incredible urge to drink just over half of their bottled water and then spend the next several hours flipping it. Yep. Bottle flipping has become all the rage in my area. My son's 10u travel baseball team spent lots of dugout hours all summer flipping their bottles. My son was a bit unhappy when I thoughtfully gave him a big sports cooler that could hang on the dugout fence, stayed cold for hours in the sun, and held enough water to get him through an all-day baseball tournament. He couldn't flip it. Fortunately (for him), he got over that and quickly began to appreciate his bigger water cooler. Other parents began switching their kid over to the bigger cooler that could hang on the dugout fence. Bottle flipping, however, has not gone away.