Foreign Language Flipped Class Resources. Flipped Class Helpful Documents. After the #flipchat at the beginning of July, I wanted to have a single place where I could add documents that I talk about in my blog.
Hopefully this will make it easier for everyone to find what they are looking for. I am putting all of the docs on through Google Docs. Please feel free to use them and modify them for your own uses. Parent/Student Flipped Class Intro Letter - I sent this letter to all my parents and students prior to the first day of class last year so that they would have an idea of what the new class structure would be. This coming year I am going to also send a link to a Google Doc to try to find out about technology issues prior to the beginning of the school year.
Flipped Parent Video - This video is new for this year. Class Outline (given to students on 1st day) - This is what I used last year. Unit Assignment Sheet - Here is a copy of a unit assignment sheet. Internet Catalogue. Five-Minute Film Festival: Flipped Classrooms.
I really enjoyed Mary Beth Hertz's excellent blog published earlier this week, "The Flipped Classroom: Pro and Con" -- one of the most concise and balanced views I've read on the buzz-wordy concept of flipping the classroom.
Advocates say that "flipped classrooms" help overburdened teachers differentiate their instruction to reach more learners, provide an avenue into more hands-on and student-driven learning during classtime, and shift the teacher's role from "sage on the stage" to learning coach and facilitator. Critics say it's just a fad, relies too heavily on rote instruction, and doesn't go far enough in making the needed changes for teaching and learning reform. I've rounded up this list of videos so you can learn more about the challenges and benefits of flipped classrooms. The Flipped Classroom: Pro and Con. In 2012, I attended the ISTE conference in San Diego, CA.
While I was only there for about 36 hours, it was easy for me to pick up on one of the hottest topics for the three-day event. The "flipped classroom" was being discussed in social lounges, in conference sessions, on the exhibit floor, on the hashtag and even at dinner. People wanted to know what it was, what it wasn't, how it's done and why it works. Flipteaching. FlippedPD. What it means to flip English - Morris Flips the English Classroom. 5/8/12 State Board of Education meeting: Steve Kelly, St. Louis Public Schools Teacher. Foreign Language Resources from the Flip Class Conference 2012. The fifth annual flip class conference started yesterday, June 19th, and will continue and finalize today, June 20th.
As you already know, I am in Ukraine at the moment and found it a bit difficult to attend the conference physically in Chicago, bummer! Fortunately, it is streamed live and so I am attending it on the “flip side” (as I saw someone calling it on Twiter). So, before we go on with the “Flip Class Stages“, I want to share these awesome Flip Conference 2012 goodies Since it’s keynote introduction, I have been frantically sharing tweets with ideas, resources, tools, best practices, flippers, etc.
I have been trying to tweet as detailed and organized as possible, but obviously 140 characters are just not enough to get a full continuous point across. Preliminary messages. Teacher Vodcasting and Flipped Classroom Network - A professional learning community for teachers using vodcasting in the classroom. Flipped Classroom in a language class - Teacher Vodcasting and Flipped Classroom Network.
Mme-Dill - home. And the Flipped Classroom. Www.flippedlearning.org. 5 W's of flipping video. 4 Ways Flipping Forces Fundamental Change - Getting Smart by Susan Lucille Davis - edchat, edreform, flipped classroom. Email Share June 14, 2012 - by Susan Lucille Davis 0 Email Share Photo Courtesy of Flickr: kkimpel I generally like the idea of turning things upside-down if only to see what happens as a result. I suppose I learned the merits of flipping first-hand, having once taken the wacky (and effective) advice to stand on my head to overcome insomnia– yes, by a yoga teacher, and yes, it worked. The foreign language flip class stages. Part 1. Looking back at the flipping and blending I have done in my Spanish class and refle cting on the process, I thought it would make things easier if you have a set of stages that you can follow to work on your flipped classes and to organize and pace yourselves more accurately.
I know some will be using the summer to work on planning next year’s flipped class, so I hope this helps….Here it goes… The process of flipping a class consists primarily of four “stages”: The Harvesting Stage.The Washing, peeling, chopping Stage.The Let’s get cooking Stage.The Digesting Stage. Emilia’s foreign language flip class stages Taking it one stage at a time, let’s start with the “Harvesting Stage” The Harvesting Stage is where you will CYOFF (Create Your Own Flip Formula), which we already talked about in the post Behold the Foreign Language Class Formula. Flipping Instruction in a Captivating Fashion. Mrs.
Kanchan Chellani, one of our math teachers here at NMHS, is very enthusiastic and creative. To engage students in her classroom, she has developed an interactive, student-centered learning environment. Through the use of technology, collaborative learning, and teaching mathematical concepts in the real-world and interdisciplinary context, she has managed to successfully work towards creating this desired positive and energetic blended learning environment.
Some of the many methods Mrs. Chellani has employed in her daily instruction include integrating Smart Board interactive review games and videos to reinforce prior learning, case studies performed in the computer lab so students understand the significance of the material taught, and team assignments to foster a collaborative working environment. Image credit: Since the “flipped” approach to instruction has been a hot topic in modern education, especially at NMHS, one of Mrs. The foreign language flip class formula. Often I have been asked questions such as: What is the flip class formula?
Or Won’t you share your formula with us? So, probably this is as good a time as any to answer these questions and share the foreign language flip class formula once and for all. The truth about flipped learning. By Aaron Sams and Brian Bennett Read more by Contributor May 31st, 2012 Ultimately, flipped learning is not about flipping the “when and where” instruction is delivered; it’s about flipping the attention away from the teacher and toward the learner.
A flipped classroom is all about watching videos at home and then doing worksheets in class, right? Wrong! Consider carefully the assumptions and sources behind this oversimplified description. Is this the definition promoted by practitioners of flipped classrooms, or sound bites gleaned from short news articles? Structuring materials for online learning: A conceptual model. Last September ScHARR (School of Health and Related Research) here at the university offered a brand new programme for distance learning, online postgraduate study: the MSc in International Health Technology Assessment, Pricing and Reimbursement.
Catchy title! The course can be taken as a full MSc, Diploma, Certificate or even single module options. It is delivered entirely online as a part-time course for working students. The pedagogical model was derived from the author’s own work for the UK Higher Education Academy (HEA) evaluating student experience within this population (Carroll 2011, 2009). One of the findings of this work was that working students, under pressure from work and domestic responsibilities, responded better, i.e. felt greater control of their learning, when the time available for completing exercises and interacting was not always restricted to a single week. Weeks 1-2 might consist of: Weeks 3-4 might then consist of :
Flipped Classroom: Beyond the Videos. Last week, I read an interesting blog post by Shelley Blake-Plock titled “The Problem with TED ed.”
The “Flipped Classroom” starts with one question: what is the best use of my face-to-face class time? May 22, 2012 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 Can you describe how your professional achievements have advanced innovation in education? To Flip Or Not Flip? To flip or not to flip? That is not the essential question. In assessing the optimal classroom dynamics, I would argue that we need to take a good look at what our classrooms look like right now, what activities our students gain the most from, what we wished we had more time for, and what things about our class we wish we could eliminate.
Do I flip: yes. Would I recommend it: enthusiastically. But let’s start by rewinding for a minute, to my 2009 AP Calculus class. Running Out Of Time Worst of all, I felt that I never got to hear from my students because they were trying their best to digest the newly presented material. Steps for a successful flipped class. TED's New Site Turns Any YouTube Video Into a Lesson. TED launched a new online tool on Wednesday that turns any YouTube video into a lesson. The conference series is calling the process "flipping a video," a reference to the idea of "flipping the classroom" that has been popularized by Salman Khan and his YouTube school Khan Academy. When a teacher flips the classroom, they assign lectures to watch at home and save class time for working on homework together. When a teacher flips a video, they add supplemental content such as questions and additional resources. Here's how it works: Users can search YouTube from TED Ed's new website.
When they find a video they'd like to use as a lesson, they hit a "flip it" button. Flipping Your Classroom With Free Web Tools. Formulatepro - Overlay text and graphics on PDF documents. Great for filling out forms. Flipping Your Classroom With Free Web Tools - Guest Post.