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Mary Spruce

Dr. Mary Frances Spruce is an Instructional Coach for Secondary schools in Inglewood Unified School District. 7 years were spent in the classroom teaching high school English Language Arts. Before teaching I worked in the Entertainment Industry for over 20 years.

Video on Demand - Literary Visions - A Frame for Meaning: Theme in Drama. Due to licensing agreements, online viewing of the videos for this resource is restricted to network connections in the United States and Canada. 1.

Video on Demand - Literary Visions - A Frame for Meaning: Theme in Drama

First Sight: An Introduction to Literature This overview introduces the course content and approach. 2. Ways of Seeing: Responding to Literature A focus on critical approaches to literature is presented by the scholars who will appear throughout the series. This program also previews selected dramatic scenes from upcoming programs and excerpts from the author interviews that highlight the series. 3. 4. 5. 2012-06-25_10-18-47. Flipped Learning Network / Homepage. Flip Learning. Flipped Classroom 2.0: Competency Learning With Videos.

The flipped classroom model generated a lot of excitement initially, but more recently some educators — even those who were initial advocates — have expressed disillusionment with the idea of assigning students to watch instructional videos at home and work on problem solving and practice in class.

Flipped Classroom 2.0: Competency Learning With Videos

Biggest criticisms: watching videos of lectures wasn’t all that revolutionary, that it perpetuated bad teaching and raised questions about equal access to digital technology. Now flipped classroom may have reached equilibrium, neither loved nor hated, just another potential tool for teachers — if done well. “You never want to get stuck in a rut and keep doing the same thing over and over,” said Aaron Sams, a former high school chemistry teacher turned consultant who helped pioneer flipped classroom learning in an edWeb webinar.

“The flipped classroom is not about the video,” said Jonathan Bergmann, Sams’ fellow teacher who helped fine tune and improve a flipped classroom strategy. The Flipped Class: Myths vs. Reality. Editor's Note: On the heels of our viral posts in over 100 countries about the flipped classroom earlier this year (links below), we asked Jon Bergmann if he could share some of the feedback he was receiving in light of the notable interest about this topic.

The Flipped Class: Myths vs. Reality

The timing couldn't have been more perfect since he was about to leave for a conference about you-guessed-it, the flipped class. Here is Part 1 of our three part series The Daily Riff. See Part 2 and 3 links below. - C.J. Westerberg. The Teacher's Guide To Flipped Classrooms. Since Jonathan Bergman and Aaron Sams first experimented with the idea in their Colorado classrooms in 2004, flipped learning has exploded onto the larger educational scene.

The Teacher's Guide To Flipped Classrooms

It’s been one of the hottest topics in education for several years running and doesn’t seem to be losing steam. Basically, it all started when Bergman and Sams first came across a technology that makes it easy to record videos. They had a lot of students that regularly missed class and saw an opportunity to make sure that missing class didn’t mean missing out on the lessons. Once students had the option of reviewing the lessons at home, the teachers quickly realized the shift opened up additional time in class for more productive, interactive activities than the lectures they’d been giving. And voila: a movement began.

A 2014 survey from the Flipped Learning network found that 78% of teachers said they’d flipped a lesson, and 96% of those that tried it said they’d recommend it. Online Education as an Agent of Transformation. 9 Video Tips for a Better Flipped Classroom. Flipped Classroom | November 2013 Digital Edition 9 Video Tips for a Better Flipped Classroom Early adopters share how schools can find success with teachers and students alike--even when the technology seems as topsy-turvy as the lessons.

9 Video Tips for a Better Flipped Classroom

In 2007, when Colorado high school teachers Jonathan Bergmann and Aaron Sams began experimenting with recording their lectures in order to spend class time on deeper face-to-face learning with students, they probably didn't foresee the major movement that would grow up around what came to be called the flipped classroom. But six years later, the growth in interest remains exponential, suggesting this is far more than a fad. Just since January 2012, the number of active members on the Flipped Learning Network's Ning site has grown from 2,500 to more than 15,000. Today, it seems, there is no one correct way to flip the classroom, and approaches vary both by subject and educational philosophy. How the Flipped Classroom works.

Modifying the Flipped Classroom: The "In-Class" Version. So.

Modifying the Flipped Classroom: The "In-Class" Version

You've tried flipping your class, and it didn't go well. Or you've heard about flipping and want to try the approach, but you're pretty sure it won't work in your school. Don't give up yet -- with a slight twist, flipping might be possible for you after all. Flipped classrooms -- where direct instruction happens via video at home, and "homework" takes place in class -- are all the rage right now, and for good reason. Early research on flipped learning looks promising. But successful flipping has one big catch -- if it's going to work, the at-home learning absolutely must happen. Arranging access before and after school Lending out devices Sending recorded lectures home on flash drives or DVDs These are all workable solutions.

Embracing Flipped Learning Tour Webinar with Jon Bergmann and Aaron Sams - ASCD.