Flipping In the Library. The Idea: The flipped classroom model has gained popularity over the past several years.
It has students watch a lesson at home and then apply it at school. This method allows students to do the practice and hands-on experiences in the classroom rather than listen to a lecture. Most educators would not argue with the benefits of this model, however, the difficulty lies in the application (Educause, 2012). As an early childhood educator, I have always struggled with how this method could be applied to the students at my level. The Model: Brown had taken his spelling and handwriting curriculum and flipped them. As I listened to him share, all I kept thinking was I could totally use this. The Flipped Classroom Guide for Teachers. As technology becomes increasingly common in instruction at all levels of education from kindergarten to college, the modern classroom is changing.
The Flipped Class Revealed. Editor's Note: This is Part 3 of 3 of The Flipped Class Series at The Daily Riff.
You can start here, by reading this post, and go backwards and still understand what's going on in the conversation. Links to Part 1, "The Flipped Class: What it Is and What it is Not," and Part 2 - "Are You Ready to Flip? ," and other related links can be found below. - C.J. Westerberg. Flipped Classroom Resources : SLU. The flipped classroom is a pedagogical model in which the typical lecture and homework elements of a course are reversed.
Short video lectures are viewed by students at home before the class session, while in-class time is devoted to exercises, projects,or discussions. The video lecture is often seen as the key ingredient in the flipped approach, such lectures being either created by the instructor and posted online or selected from an online repository. While a prerecorded lecture could certainly be a podcast or other audio format, the ease with which video can be accessed and viewed today has made it so ubiquitous that the flipped model has come to be identified with it. - Educause, February 2012 Graphics adapted from Flipping the Classroom, Center for Teaching and Learning, University of Washington. Center for Teaching and Learning.
What is “flipping”?
Flipping the classroom is a “pedagogy-first” approach to teaching. In this approach in-class time is “re-purposed” for inquiry, application, and assessment in order to better meet the needs of individual learners. Students gain control of the learning process through studying course material outside of class, using readings, pre-recorded video lectures (using technology such as Panopto), or research assignments. During class time, instructors facilitate the learning process by helping students work through course material individually and in groups. There are numerous ways to flip your class. Before you ‘flip’: What you need to know Also known as “inverting” a classroom, this approach seeks to preserve the value of lecture (expertise and custom delivery), while freeing up precious in-person class time for active learning strategies.
Common activities include: Selected resources: Quick start guides. Flipped Classroom 101. Editor's Note: This post was co-authored by Aaron Sams, Managing Director of FlippedClass.com and founding member of the Flipped Learning Network.
Flipping your classroom is a great way to move from "sage on the stage" to "guide on the side. " But that shift can also bring about a number of other complications. For instance: What if students can't access the internet at home? What if students simply don't know how to watch an educational video?
The answers to these questions are in the video above. Meanwhile, the rest of this post will delve into one of these questions in more detail: What happens if students don't know how to watch an educational video? Watching vs. Flipped-Learning Toolkit: Let's Talk Tech. Editor's Note:This post was co-authored by Aaron Sams, Managing Director of FlippedClass.com and founding member of the Flipped Learning Network.
5 Best Practices for the Flipped Classroom. Ok, I'll be honest.
I get very nervous when I hear education reformists and politicians tout how "incredible" the flipped-classroom model, or how it will "solve" many of the problems of education. It doesn't solve anything. The Flipped Classroom: Pro and Con. What It Is According to the description on ASCD's page for the newly released book, Flip Your Classroom: Reach Every Student in Every Class Every Day, by flipped-classroom pioneers Aaron Sams and Jonathan Bergmann, "In this model of instruction, students watch recorded lectures for homework and complete their assignments, labs, and tests in class.
" In part one of a three-part series of articles, Bergmann, along with two co-authors, tries to dispel some of the myths surrounding the flipped classroom. For instance, they state that the flipped classroom is NOT "a synonym for online videos. 4 Tools for a Flipped Classroom. Flipped classroom, flipped learning—you’ve probably heard these phrases in recent years, and you may be wondering how this strategy works. Flipped lessons replace teacher lectures with instructional material—often a video—that students watch and interact with at home. They apply what they learned in class the next day through a variety of activities or assignments that could once have been homework, with the teacher working as a coach or guide. The benefits include allowing students to work at their own pace, to determine for themselves the material they need to review, and to apply concepts in different contexts in class to ensure that they thoroughly understand of the content.
But this model can be unsuccessful if students don’t do the advance work—if they don’t have access to reliable internet outside of school, for example. Making Your Flipped Classroom More Human. In my early attempts to flip my high school biology classroom, I was achieving remarkable content gains. We covered multiple chapters a week and were posting laudable exam scores on national assessments. Yet my enrollment numbers were falling. Each year my scores improved—and I had fewer students. I was forced to the realization that all humans are emotional beings first. My online spaces were sterile environments focused only on information density.