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Modifying the Flipped Classroom: The "In-Class" Version. So. 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 schoolLending out devicesSending recorded lectures home on flash drives or DVDs These are all workable solutions. Modifying the Flipped Classroom Concept None of these problems should stop us from trying, but there's another way to apply the flipped model without the problems associated with sending the work home. The teacher records a lecture. Advantages Challenges. Project ReimaginED - ISTE.

What are the benefits of flipping your classroom?... Tech Tools by Subject and Skills. Every year, so many new technology tools for teachers are launched into the market that it can be nearly impossible to keep up with them all. In order to keep you up-to-date with the latest and greatest educational tech tools, our team of edtech specialists has put together this list of the best edtech resources and technology tools for teachers. Clicking on the links below will take you to hundreds of apps, websites, extensions, and more. Whether you're looking for a specific tech tool or just trying to find something new and interesting for your class, we encourage you to browse around all of the different categories to see how many wonderful resources are available for your students.

Also, if you have a tool that you'd like to see added to the list, please feel free to contact us at The following technology tools for teachers have been organized by academic subjects, topics, and learning activity. A Comprehensive List of Apps and Tools to Flip your Classroom. For those of you intent on employing the flipped learning model in their instruction, we have curated a set of important web tools to help you create the appropriate flipped classroom environment for your students.

Check them out below and as always let us know what you think of them. Enjoy 1- Explain Everything Explain Everything is an easy-to-use design tool that lets you annotate, animate, and narrate explanations and presentations. You can create dynamic interactive lessons, activities, assessments, and tutorials using Explain Everything's flexible and integrated design. 2- Knowmia Knowmia is a great website that offers thousands of video lessons from great teachers around the world. 3- Edmodo Edmodo is another great web tool you can use to flip your classroom. 4- Screencasting tools Here is a host of some great web tools to create screencasts and video tutorials.

For more tools to flip your classroom , here is a great list from Ducman . check it out. EduCanon. Stoodle. Heutagogy, Self-Directed Learning and Complex Work. Pedagogy had always established an unequal relation between the teacher and the taught. Andragogy stepped in to rectify this and foster awareness about how adults learned. However, the premise was that there was someone doing the "teaching" so to speak.

While the principles of Andragogy clearly stated what it takes to motivate adults to learn, the role of a teacher / the expert remained undisputed. Knowles (1970, p7) defined self-directed learning as: “The process in which individuals take the initiative, with or without the help of others, in diagnosing their learning needs, formulating learning goals, identifying human and material resources for learning, choosing and implementing learning strategies, and evaluating learning outcomes.”

Then came Heutagogy advocating principles of self-determined learning. IMHO, a heutagogical approach is essential today. Will past experience help? “Complex – relationship between cause & effect can only be perceived in retrospect. Quoting him here: Lessons Worth Sharing | TED-Ed. How 'Flipping' the Classroom Can Improve the Traditional Lecture - Teaching - The Chronicle of Higher Education - How_Flipping_the_Classroom_Can_Improve_the_Traditional_Lecture.pdf.

Is It Really Hip to Flip? “Try it! You might like it!” Is not a sufficient reason for initiating flipped instruction. What are the questions educators should be asking in order to ensure the best outcomes for students? Hardly a week has gone by in the last year when educators have not been bombarded by news articles, blog posts, or invitations to attend webinars and conferences focused on the flipped classroom. A flipped lesson incorporates viewing instructional videos for homework. Although an instructional video can be a valuable tool, is this current focus on the flip being made at the expense of other technologies that should play a role in instruction?

Read more: Is It Really Hip to Flip? Tags: Flipped class Category: Education. UDL and The Flipped Classroom: The Full Picture. In response to all of the attention given to the flipped classroom, I proposed The Flipped Classroom: The Full Picture and The Flipped Classroom: The Full Picture for Higher Education in which the viewing of videos (often discussed on the primary focus of the flipped classroom) becomes a part of a larger cycle of learning based on an experiential cycle of learning.

Universal Design for Learning has also been in the news lately as a new report Universal Design for Learning (UDL): Initiatives on the Move was released by the National Center on UDL, May, 2012. This post describes the principles of Universal Design for Learning and how they naturally occur when a full cycle of learning, including ideas related to the flipped classroom, are used within the instructional process. Universal Design for Learning The UDL framework: Source: More about UDL can be found at: Some of the key findings of the Universal Design for Learning (UDL): Initiatives on the Move study:

Preparing Students for a Flipped Classroom. Skipping Recess to Study More Math? Now, that’s Student Engagement! You read that headline right, kids at Pond Union Elementary in Pond, CA are actually choosing to skip recess to learn more math! This ‘math-crazy’ group of fourth and fifth grade students is taught by Shannon Zimmerman, one of our guest bloggers, and she notes that learning with Wowzers has excited her students so much that they want to learn all the time. 'Wowed by Wowzers' This learning phenomenon at Pond Union Elementary has even caused some neighborhood buzz, prompting local ABC affiliate KERO 23ABC News to conduct a feature story interviewing both Zimmerman and her students about the positive effects of learning with Wowzers.

“Engagement is the number one obstacle that we face in education In the story, Zimmerman notes that prior to adopting Wowzers in her classroom, student engagement during math instruction was very low and, in turn, test scores and progress suffered. The Flipped Classroom. Flipped Learning | Turning Learning on Its Head! Mister McIntosh Says - Mastery Learning and the Flipped Class: A Resource Guide.

Mastery learning and the flipped classroom concept are innovative ideas that are working their way through education channels and are gaining more and more traction all the time. I have heard few good arguments against them. One argument I have heard does carry some weight though: “If instruction and lecture is done on-line it takes away the chance for immediately asking questions and whole-class discussions.” This could be true. However, class discussion can take place during other activities that are built into a class procedure. Warm-ups at the beginning of class can lead to discussions. Also whole class activities such as team problem solving and solving problems on white boards can lead to discussion. Whole class discussion are not a very real world activity either. This is my first year of flipping and mastery and there have been a few complaints.

If you know of or learn about any other resources, please let me know and I’ll add them to this post. Jonathan Bergmann and Aaron Sams. The Flipped Classroom Model: A Full Picture. Due to Khan Academy’s popularity, the idea of the flipped classroom has gained press and credibility within education circles. Briefly, the Flipped Classroom as described by Jonathan Martin is: Flip your instruction so that students watch and listen to your lectures… for homework, and then use your precious class-time for what previously, often, was done in homework: tackling difficult problems, working in groups, researching, collaborating, crafting and creating.

Classrooms become laboratories or studios, and yet content delivery is preserved. Flip your instruction so that students watch and listen to your lectures… for homework, and then use your precious class-time for what previously, often, was done in homework: tackling difficult problems, working in groups, researching, collaborating, crafting and creating. Classrooms become laboratories or studios, and yet content delivery is preserved ( The Flipped Classroom Model Summary Bridge-It. Flipteaching. Flipped class. 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 didnt foresee the major movement that would grow up around what came to be called the flipped classroom.

But six years later, the […] Read More Are students are doing the work in the flipped classroom? In-video quizzes answer the question: ‘Who is doing their homework?’ And help direct the focus of class. Read More Is It Really Hip to Flip? “Try it! Read More Webinar: The Flipped Approach to a Learner-Centred Class When: Tuesday, February 12, 2013, 1:00 pm Central, Length: 60 minutes Format: Online Seminar Presenter: Barbi Honeycutt, Ph.D. Read More In This Flipped Class, Teachers Learn From Students’ Videos Read More A New Vision for Mobile Learning (Video) Read More Vialogues – A New Way to Discuss Videos Read More. How to Choose the Right Learning Management System.

Published Online: June 11, 2013 Published in Print: June 12, 2013, as 7 Steps to Picking Your LMS Choosing a learning management system is one of the most costly and time-consuming decisions schools or districts must make as they expand their technological infrastructures. An LMS is a robust piece of software that provides an online portal for classrooms, serving administrative functions for educators and allowing students to view assignments, grades, and learning materials. Some can be used to deliver entire courses. Ed-tech experts say many schools and districts don't have a good understanding, however, of how to choose and evaluate the different systems available. 1.

"You really need to be having a discussion about your overall program goals," says John Watson, the founder of the Durango, Colo. Many LMS companies boast a dizzying array of features, says Watson, so it's important to enter the discussion with an idea of what students, teachers, and administrators need from the system. MSE 755 Mod 5. The Flipped Class Blog. Cooperative Learning in Action. The Best Videos Showing The Importance Of Asking Good Questions — Help Me Find More.

I’ve previously posted The Best Posts & Articles About Asking Good Questions and now I’m starting to compile videos of movie or TV scenes that demonstrat the importance of asking good questions. I’m hoping that readers will point me in the direction of others and I’ll add them. I’m starting off with just a few courtroom examination scenes, but I’d like to get a variety of situations. I’m sometimes using TubeChop to show the most useful segments from longer clips, and I don’t think they will show up in an RSS Readers. So, subscribers will have to click through to seem them. Here are my choices for The Best Videos Showing The Importance Of Asking Good Questions: Here’s one from “My Cousin Vinny” — Unfortunately, I can’t seem to embed it here, but here’s the direct link to the video clip. Here’s a clip from “Legally Blonde”: I’m adding these clips of reporters interviewing public figures to this list.

Mike Wallace from CBS News: The Frost Nixon Watergate full interview part 1: From “Invictus”: Salman Khan: Let's use video to reinvent education. California University of Pennsylvania. California University of Pennsylvania Master of Education - Secondary Education & Teacher Leadership The Challenge Imagine having more class time - how would you use it to improve student learning?

You may think of ways to do better lectures, increase student involvement, or have more projects in your class. As you review the information on these pages about the Flipped Classroom, think of lessons or activities that you may use during class time to apply the knowledge that students learn by watching instructional videos at home. Note: In this topic, I have included a number of videos, links, and articles. Flipped Class Structure - perspective Introduction In the Flipped Classroom, teachers/instructors use instructional videos that students view at home. The Flipped Classroom model may be used in a variety of ways. A teacher may make a video of her lecture, then as homework, assign students to watch the videos.

The Flipped Classroom is Born Select "Check Answer" to record your answer. 1. 2. Or. Youpd. Project 10 to the 100. In 2008, we asked: what would help? And help the most? People from more than 170 countries submitted over 150,000 ideas in response. From that group, we narrowed down the list to 16 top idea themes addressing important common goals. The public voted for the top five ideas and we reviewed concrete proposals to tackle them. Idea: Make educational content available online for free Project funded: The Khan Academy is a non-profit educational organization that provides high-quality, free education to anyone, anywhere via an online library of more than 1,600 teaching videos. Idea: Enhance science and engineering education Project funded: FIRST is a non-profit organization that promotes science and math education around the world through team competition. Idea: Make government more transparent Project funded: Public.Resource.Org is a non-profit organization focused on enabling online access to public government documents in the United States.

Idea: Drive innovation in public transport. 5 Reasons Flipped Classrooms Work. By now, most of us have heard the term “flipped classroom” and learned that the concept is not as aerodynamic as its name. But it is becoming a movement. In this type of learning space, lectures and other traditional classroom elements are swapped out in favor of more in-person interaction, like small group problem solving and discussion. Instead of being a central feature of a course, lectures are delivered outside of class via some type of streaming video, and students are expected to watch them on their own time. The model may well be paired with student response devices (“clickers”) from companies such as i>clicker and Turning Technologies—or a web-based system with student response capabilities like Echo360’s LectureTools—that allow instructors to get real-time answers to test questions or to drive discussions in a certain direction. 1.

Currently, there are no hard numbers to track the level of student engagement in a flipped classroom versus a traditional, lecture-based classroom. Khan Academy. Chemistry Video Sampler. Bloom's Taxonomy of Learning Domains. The Flipped Class: Myths vs. Reality. More classroom flipping in colleges. Flipped learning: Professor tested, student approved. Critical and Creative Thinking - Bloom's Taxonomy.

To flip or not to flip. Bloom's How the Flipped Classroom Is Radically Transforming Learning. 10 Tools to Help you Flip Your Classroom. Flipped Classrooms and Video as Homework. Flipped Learning Network Ning - A professional learning community for teachers using screencasting in education.

Capture lessons on your iPad and flip your classroom | Patently Silly - The Humor of Invention - presented by Daniel Wright. English Lesson Planner. The Flipped Classroom.