The Flipped Classroom in Elementary Music Education | Midnight Music. Clone yourself! This article has been written by a guest author. If you’re an educator or music industry professional who is interested in contributing an article to the Midnight Music blog, you can apply here. Welcome to another blog post written by a guest author.
The author of today’s article is Mallory Martin – a music teacher from St. In this article, Mallory shares a her tips for incorporating the flipped classroom model into your teaching. – Katie Wardrobe What is a “flipped classroom”? Flipped classrooms have been a popular concept in education for a while now, but it never really seemed do-able for us in elementary music. It’s a great concept: students watch pre-recorded lecture videos at home, then spend class time doing homework under the guidance and supervision of their teacher. How I flipped my keyboard unit (and the positive effect it had) A few years ago, I began incorporating iPads in my keyboarding unit and a fellow teacher pointed out to me I had a flipped classroom. Smithsonian Learning Lab :: Discover. Create. Share. How to Engage Your Students With No-Cost Technology. Students are more engaged on field trips than they are by a textbook. Who can blame them? It's so much more fun to experience an object or a place than to only read about it.
But with field trips come costs and logistics, and because of those two things, many times field trips are not possible. Good news! Historic Battleships and Giant Nostrils The Smithsonian has an excellent resource available for you to incorporate 3D scanning into your lesson plans. Another fantastic resource that allows you to take your students on a digital field trip is through the CyArk Organization. Student Scans At Mid-Pacific Institute, where I teach a historical preservation course with the aid of our school technologist Tony Johansen, my students were lucky enough to work with CyArk to create 3D files from scratch. If your school is looking to get students of all ages involved with creating original 3D files, there are a variety of products out there to fit every budget. Flipped Classroom. The In-Class Flip.