Pinterest: Flipped Learning. 7 Unique Flipped Classroom Models: Which is Right for You? Share lectures with video before class, and dedicate class time to activity and discussion. At first, the flipped classroom sounds fairly straightforward. Looking closer, however, it soon becomes clear that from this basic premise springs many unique and interesting forms.
EducationDive.com highlights 16 examples of flipped classrooms in action, teaching students ranging from elementary scholars to doctoral candidates. Most surprising in all those examples? Many of the examples EducationDrive shares illustrate unique models of how a teacher can invert their class. The Standard Inverted Classroom: Students are assigned the “homework” of watching video lectures and reading any materials relevant to the next day’s class. As Mark Frydenberg of the Huffington Post notes, “It is not a ‘one size fits all’ model.” However, whenever the shift does occur, many experts believe the benefits are well worth the effort. Try it today! A Short Overview of 12 Tools for Creating Flipped Classroom Lessons. One of the most frequent requests that I get is for suggestions on developing flipped classroom lessons.
The first step is to decide if you want to create your own video lessons from scratch or if you want to develop lessons based on videos that others have produced. In this post we'll look at tools for doing both. Developing flipped lessons from scratch with your own videos. The benefit of creating your own videos is that you can tailor them to exactly match your curriculum. The drawback to this is that it requires more time on your part.
The other drawback is that your video might not be as engaging to your students as those made by professional video editors. Tools for creating your own flipped video lessons: The Knowmia Teach iPad app is an excellent app for creating your own whiteboard videos. Educreations is a free iPad app that turns your iPad into a whiteboard. In the free eduClipper iPad app you can create instructional videos on a whiteboard in the Khan Academy style. 10 Free Resources for Flipping Your Classroom. Thanks to the folks over at Khan Academy, alternative modes of delivering classroom instruction are all the rage. We’ve got face to face models, labs, rotations, online-only, self-blend, and of course, flipped. While there are numerous ways to implement a flipped classroom, the basic components include some form of prerecorded lectures that are then followed by in-class work.
Flipped classrooms are heralded for many reasons. For one thing, students can learn at their own pace when they’re watching lectures at home. Viewing recorded lessons allows students to rewind and watch content again, fast forward through previously learned material, and pause and reflect on new material. Students who watch lessons at home, then come to class prepared to do creative work.
Sounds amazing, right? 10 Resources for Your Flipped Classroom Content Banks: The quickest and easiest way to begin flipping your classroom is to use prerecorded videos that someone else has already made. In Short. Student Engagement in a Flipped Classroom. Engaging In Isolation: Student Engagement in a Flipped Classroom by Tridib Roy Chowdhury, Senior Director, Products, Adobe Systems This is part 2 of the series “Responsive Teaching For A Changing World,” a 3-part series is sponsored by Adobe Presenter 9.
The Flipped Classroom model allows every student to learn at their own pace, with the rewind button of online content being used frequently as students navigate digital courses. Combined with the own-place, own-time nature of eLearning, this means students now consume content in a very asynchronous manner. How do we know which students have completed their lesson and to what extent they have understood it? When classroom content which was previously consumed in a social context is now consumed in relative isolation at home, how do teachers get the information they need to teach effectively?
Engaging in Isolation In validating the efficacy of eLearning, teachers feel challenged by the task of creating of engaging content. Early Intervention. Kick-start learning by giving students a lecture ‘trailer’ You can picture the scene. It’s a nine o’clock Monday morning lecture – hooray! You’ve got about 200 first-year undergraduates in a lecture theatre, and most of them, except for the handful of eager beavers in the front row, were probably lying drowsily in bed as little as 13 minutes ago; some of them have actually brought their breakfast into the room. This is not a propitious beginning for an inspiring learning experience.
How do you grab their attention and get them fully engaged? Most classroom-themed films normally depict a plucky, streetwise teacher who sassily grabs their students’ attention by clawing the nearest blackboard, creating an ear-rending noise. But we don’t have blackboards any more, and I wouldn’t want to try it with an interactive whiteboard – I might upset IT. At secondary school, I had a woodwork teacher who used to start each lesson by repeatedly bashing a workbench with a metal pole. The effect, in all three cases, is the same. So is there a better alternative? Micro-Flip Your Class to Help Reinvent the Lecture. Previously in this space we’ve covered many of the different forms the flipped classroom can take. These approaches range from the standard inverted classroom – where students watch a lecture prior to class and use the lecture time to cover the material in greater depth – to the ‘flipping the teacher’ concept where students create their own responses to the material they’ve watched in advance and ‘lecture’ the lecturer and their fellow classmates during the live class.
As classroom flipping becomes increasingly commonplace, newer flipped methodologies are starting to emerge. One of the more recent concepts to begin cropping up known as “micro-flipping.” So just how does micro-flipping work? The short answer — in an emerging field of practice, this term (much like the term ‘flipped classroom’ itself!)
Means different things to different people. For others, micro-flipping relates more to the way in which material is delivered in the live session itself. Flipped Learning.