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Eight Web-Based Tools for Delivering Flipped Learning. By Tom Jager Flipped learning is one of most recent trends in education, challenging the traditional way of providing knowledge to students.

Eight Web-Based Tools for Delivering Flipped Learning

With this method, instead of using traditional strategies that have children learning the material in class and then solving associated problems at home, they learn the material prior coming to class and then engage in active learning when they come to class. Put more simply, the traditional order of classroom events is reversed, or “flipped.”

It also involves an extensive use of technology to deliver knowledge, the effectiveness of which is supported by significant evidence. An iPad App for the Flipped Classroom - Simplek12. Are you using iPads in your flipped classroom?

An iPad App for the Flipped Classroom - Simplek12

If so, you should take a look at Doceri. Combining screencasting, desktop control, and an interactive whiteboard in one app, you’ll never have to turn your back to the class or audience again. Create a lesson or presentation, insert images, save and edit your project, and record a screencast video you can easily save or share. Doceri does it all and here is the app: Doceri Interactive Whiteboard App. Riddle: Create polls, lists, quizzes and personality tests in 60s and it's free. - Promoting active learning through the flipped classroom model - RMIT University Library.

Flip your classroom : reach every student in every class every day - RMIT University Library. Flipped-Learning Toolkit: Let's Talk Tech. Editor's Note:This post was co-authored by Aaron Sams, Managing Director of and founding member of the Flipped Learning Network.

Flipped-Learning Toolkit: Let's Talk Tech

The greatest benefit of flipped learning is the restructuring of class time, which is more of a pedagogical solution than a technological solution. However, the in-class benefit is dependent upon the utilization of technology tools. Resources / Resources. The Maryland Flipped Classroom Study. Zencastr. Four Assessment Strategies for the Flipped Learning Environment. Flipped learning environments offer unique opportunities for student learning, as well as some unique challenges.

Four Assessment Strategies for the Flipped Learning Environment

By moving direct instruction from the class group space to the individual students’ learning spaces, time and space are freed up for the class as a learning community to explore the most difficult concepts of the course. Likewise, because students are individually responsible for learning the basics of new material, they gain regular experience with employing self-regulated learning strategies they would not have in an unflipped environment. But because initial engagement with new material is done independently as a preparation for class time rather than as its focus, many things could go wrong. If students do the assigned pre-class work but don’t acquire enough fluency with the basics—or if they simply don’t do it at all—then the in-class experience could be somewhere between lethargic and disastrous.

A key to achieving this kind of environment is assessment. Flipped Learning - Griffith University. Flipped Classroom: Engaging Students with EdPuzzle. The flipped classroom model is a blended learning strategy I use to present my vocabulary, writing, and grammar instruction online.

Flipped Classroom: Engaging Students with EdPuzzle

Students watch videos at home where they can control the pace of their learning, then they come to class prepared to apply that information in collaborative student-centered activities. One thing I emphasize when I lead professional development for teachers is the importance of flipping and engaging. Instead of simply consuming information, I want students to think critically about that information. This requires that I design flipped lessons that encourage students to ask questions, analyze the information, and discuss concepts with peers asynchronously online to begin making sense of the information they are receiving at home. There are a variety of ways to do this. How to Create a Learning Video They’ll Want to Watch. Hiring Mark Zuckerberg to deliver a workshop or run a retreat is not always the most practical or cost-effective solution.

How to Create a Learning Video They’ll Want to Watch

Know what’s not impractical? Bringing thousands of today’s industry leaders and visionaries to your employees through short-form video to share the lessons they’ve learned through triumphs and failures in their own careers. This kind of video-driven thought leadership education is an efficient way companies can adopt to scale best practices from visionaries who are out there right now, setting the pace in every industry. But watching a TED Talk on creativity and becoming a more creative problem-solver at work are two different things. How can a chief learning officer transform inspiring thought-leadership into practical know-how, especially in the soft skill areas so crucial to leading-edge businesses today? Choose actionable content from recognized experts that is fine-tuned to the specific competencies needed. 1. 2. 3. 4. Six Ingredients for Sweetening your Flipped Classroom Recipe. There are as many ways to flip your class as there are ways to build a pizza.

Six Ingredients for Sweetening your Flipped Classroom Recipe

You need some key ingredients, like a good lesson, some editing software or an iPad with some recording apps, and time. You also need some toppings: where to host your videos, which LMS will work best for you, and video length, for example. These two things will work in concert together, and as you learn what you like and don’t like, you modify. Sophia Learning. A Guide to the Flipped Classroom - Technology. 7 free flipped classroom creation apps you might not know. You might not know these apps for creating lessons, video, and more—perfect for the flipped classroom The flipped classroom gives students more time in class to do, not just listen, and gives teachers new opportunities to revamp their lessons in creative, multimedia ways for at-home consumption.

7 free flipped classroom creation apps you might not know

But for all that you need the right tools. Here, we’ve gathered a handful of apps for content creation, from video to podcasting to slideshows, summarized on, an app resource site with more than 6,000 apps in more than 300 subcategories. And this time, we’ve selected apps that don’t typically crop up on flipped classroom lists, so you and your students can try something new. [Editor’s note: eSchool News has selected these apps, which were originally curated by Apple Distinguished Educators, that may help you meet your instructional needs.] 1. Create an electronic storybook. 2. EDpuzzle. Flipped Classroom and Information Literacy -

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Flipped Classroom on Pinterest. Inclusive conversation series. Resources from the inclusive conversations series workshops to promote ongoing discussion around what it means to be inclusive in teaching practice.

Inclusive conversation series

Pirate pedagogy: Inclusive teaching project launch Professor James Arvanitakis (University of Western Sydney) talks about inclusion and exclusion and shares his personal perspectives on inclusive approaches as both a learner and teacher. Inclusive Teaching project launch. Flipped Classroom Videos & Podcasts. Flipped Classroom Lesson Plans. Five-Minute Film Festival: The Basics of Blended Learning. Create, Engage, Assess through Mobile Devices. 7 Fabulous iPad apps to create short animations for your flipped classroom - ICT @ Clayfield College.

Flipped Classroom Visually Explained for Teachers. EduCanon. 5 (less traditional) ways to create and share knowledge online. The communication of knowledge and ideas is intrinsic to the human condition.

5 (less traditional) ways to create and share knowledge online

Our earliest ancestors had a rich oral tradition, through which they passed on what they knew about the world, often across great distances. Our systems of communication have evolved and matured, from those oral traditions to the earliest cuneiform writings and all the way up through books and newspapers, to radio and television. With the advent of the modern age and Al Gore’s gift of the Internet, we’re now able to share our knowledge, ideas, and lots and lots of cute pictures of cats, around the world in less time than it has taken me to write this sentence.

Today, the avenues available to our quest to gain and share knowledge are boundless, but I’d like to share with you five of my own personal favorites. #5 — Reddit #4 — Scribd Scribd is an online repository of the written word. . #3 — #2 — Yarny Yarny describes itself as “novel writing in the cloud,” but for many users it is so much more than that. Connecting your Classroom to the Future. The idea of the flipped classroom, and how Doddle can make it a reality. If there's one buzz phrase that buzzed a little louder than all others in 2012, it was “flipping the classroom”. It’s a term I first heard in the US, but the idea is old – indeed many of us have used it in our own teaching to a greater or lesser extent. Inverting the traditional idea of setting tasks for homework, in the flipped classroom model, teachers assign introductory material like videos or presentations as homework. This means that the teacher can spend more time in lessons overseeing group work and working with specific examples.

If put into practice effectively, it seems to me that the advantages of the model are clear: teachers spend less time presenting ideas and more time giving targeted feedback, while students spend more time actively learning and putting ideas into practice. If done successfully, it leads to greater ownership, engagement and motivation – in short, it’s just better. But it also clearly has limitations. Web Tools for Teachers by Type.

Welcome to my "Flipped Classroom" Resource Site! - Kirch's "Flipped Classroom" Resources. Internet Catalogue. Flipped Classroom Resources. Flipped Learning Network Ning - A professional learning community for teachers using screencasting in education. Educational Vodcasting - Flipping the Classroom.

Teach This! Teaching with lesson plans and ideas that rock 08/29/2012. Tools for the Flip - USM Flipped Classroom. Flipping your Classroom - 13 Must Read Resources. Google Apps For Ed. Flipped Classroom - Tech PD. 50 Education Technology Tools Every Teacher Should Know About. Technology and education are pretty intertwined these days and nearly every teacher has a few favorite tech tools that make doing his or her job and connecting with students a little bit easier and more fun for all involved.

Yet as with anything related to technology, new tools are hitting the market constantly and older ones rising to prominence, broadening their scope, or just adding new features that make them better matches for education, which can make it hard to keep up with the newest and most useful tools even for the most tech-savvy teachers. Here, we’ve compiled a list of some of the tech tools, including some that are becoming increasingly popular and widely used, that should be part of any teacher’s tech tool arsenal this year, whether for their own personal use or as educational aids in the classroom. Anna F. Brown's Public Library. Flipped_classroom - runfardvs on Diigo. Lessons Worth Sharing. Khan Academy. Technology in the classroom. Funny how easily we get worked up over innovation.

Frequently, we are so afraid of change that we stop thinking rationally the minute something new hits the classroom? I am talking about all those flipping out over the relatively new use of technology in the classroom. The term used is the ‘flipped’ classroom. Simply put, teachers can fairly easily create their lessons on their computers adding any audio or visual, and make the presentation available to students. Sal Khan, and his Khan Academy , is an example of how the videos can be used. The general idea is to allow for each student, or groupings of students, to gain direct access to specific instruction at any place or any time. The advantages are obvious. Of course the critics were soon crying foul. Flipping the Classroom - Dean's Training Resources. 10 Tools to Help you Flip Your Classroom.

Two years ago I "flipped" my high school Anatomy & Physiology class. Read my previous post for the full story. I learned by trial and error. I have also found some very helpful resources that I would like to share with you. 1. : The leading screen casting software title on the market. Easily zoom, pan, and create call-outs on your screen captures. Accepts multiple audio and video tracks. Flip Your Blackboard Site 2. Flip Your Blackboard Site Handout. Useful Infographic & Commentary On Flipped Classroom. Michelle has written a useful post at her blog on Flippin’ for ESL. If you’re an ESL teacher, I’d suggest it’s a “must-read.”

In her post, he shared this infographic from Daniel Grafton, which I think anyone exploring the idea of a Flipped Classroom would find helpful.