Martha Ramirez

November 11, 2017

Teaching idea: argumentative thesis statements

Why is it so hard to find fun activities for teaching writing? Maybe I’m not looking in the right places. Anyhow, I’m currently teaching an academic […]
September 25, 2017

In-class flip: how I made a boring lesson fun

THE LESSON If I’m going to be honest, teaching sentence types is not on my list of fav English topics; so when the topic appeared on […]
August 16, 2017

Flipping lessons for subbing: a solution for absent teachers

When you work at a school, there are always inevitable sick leaves; sometimes they come in waves. Depending on the school system, there might be a […]
May 30, 2017

What’s an in-class flip?

Here’s an explanation of in-class flip with its types of stations, sequencing and examples based on trial and error (still in process).   It is important […]
May 26, 2017

What is flipped learning?

Here’s a brief video I made explaining what flipped learning is. I start by explaining how it got started with Bergmann and Sams (2012), and I […]
February 14, 2017

In-class flip: making infographics for oral presentations

For my public speaking class, I decided to ask my students to create an infographic with personal information in order to present to their classmates; this […]
December 8, 2016

Using loop-input on in-class flip with in-service teachers (co-written with Carolina R.)

Last October, we – Martha Ramirez  [@martharamirezco] and Carolina R Buitrago [@crbuitrago] – participated in ASOCOPI’s (Asociación Colombiana de Profesores de Inglés) 51st annual conference, whose […]
October 11, 2016

12 meses

Enero: Un año nuevo, y dejo todo atrás para empezar. Febrero: El amor se siente en el aire…y florece un  sentimiento de deseo por dejarte entrar […]
October 11, 2016

Escritos con pizcas de color

Tus pasos eran púrpura brillante, te rodeaba una esencia azul, y tu piel un rojo sangre, como la que derramé al obtener tu verde ausencia y […]