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Question for the week: "What classroom projects/assignments are you doing with #flipclass?" 1. Exploring "Menus" as a way to increase student choice in assignments. One of my big focuses for next year, now that I have my first .5 year of flipping under my belt, is to work on the activities I have students participate in during class. Right now, all students complete all the same assignments and activities. And, for starting out, I think that was a good place for me.
The “Flipped Classroom” starts with one question: what is the best use of my face-to-face class time?If you’ve implemented (or even heard of) the flipped classroom approach to teaching, you have Jonathan Bergmann to thank. Bergmann, along with fellow teacher Aaron Sams, pioneered the idea, and Bergmann is committed to helping other educators apply it in classrooms around the world. I had the opportunity to talk to Bergmann recently, and I learned what’s so special about the flipped classroom (hint: it doesn’t cost a thing), and how it has changed the lives of students