How the Flipped Classroom Is Radically Transforming Learning. Editor's Note:Posts about the flipped class on The Daily Riff beginning in January 2011 have generated over 240,000 views to-date - thanks contributors and readers . . .
See our other links related to the flipped class below this guest post. Since this post was written, Bergmann and Sams have released their book, Flip your Classroom: Reach Every Student in Every Class Every Day. Do check it out. - C.J. Westerberg How the Flipped Classroom was Born by Jonathan Bergmann and Aaron Sams In 2004, we both started teaching at Woodland Park High School in Woodland Park, Colorado. "And how the Flipped Classroom changes the way teachers talk with parents And then one day our world changed. Flipping Increases Student Interaction One of the greatest benefits of flipping is that overall interaction increases: Teacher to student and student to student. Some might ask how we developed a culture of learning.
There are a myriad of reasons why a student is not learning well. Are you Ready to Flip? The Flipped Class: Shedding light on the confusion, critique, and hype. ". . . he is a voice of the Flipped Classroom, not the voice of the Flipped Classroom.
" -Aaron Sams about Sal Khan of Khan Academy Setting The Flip Straight by Aaron Sams The term "Flipped Classroom" is being thrown around a lot lately in both positive and negative light. We are delighted to know that we've lit a fire among educators. 1. The Flip has many faces, and the term "Flipped Classroom" has certain connotations that do not do justice to the amazing educational uses of screencasting technology. A year passed, and our model morphed from content delivery via video, to a flex-paced mastery system and the model fell under many names: Reverse Instruction, Blended Learning, Pre-teaching, etc.
And then the "Flip" word was used. We were in the process of writing our book at this time, and decided to call it The Flipped Classroom, and in doing so we also stuck ourselves to the name. At this point, the Flipped Class model began to boom. 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 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 Flipped Class: What it is and What it is Not by Jon Bergmann, Jerry Overmyer and Brett Wilie There has been a lot of interest in the flipped classroom. The traditional definition of a flipped class is: The Flipped Classroom is NOT: A synonym for online videos. Originally published The Daily Riff July 2011 Jon Bergmann is one of the first teachers to flip his classroom and has recently co-authored a book on the the Flipped Class which is to be published by ISTE press.
Video Montage from Conference Below.