Flipped Learning Founders Set the Record Straight. The Flipped Classroom | Q&A Flipped Learning Founders Set the Record Straight Flipped learning's slogan, much like the concept itself, is simple enough: Turning learning on its head.
While it may be a ways away from universally achieving that goal, it has certainly succeeded in turning more than a few educators' heads. The modern movement, with its emphasis on streaming video lectures in place of traditional homework, got its start five years ago at a small Colorado high school where science teachers Jon Bergmann and Aaron Sams began collaborating on ways to use technology to improve their face-to-face time with students.
Since then, it's developed a significant following of flipped devotees, with many more educators peering in, and has even evolved as teachers combine it with other models, like project-based learning. T.H.E. Promise of the ‘flipped classroom’ eludes poorer school districts. By Sarah Butrymowicz Jasmine Redeaux (left) and Nakesha Wilkerson team up to finish a worksheet in a "flipped" chemistry class at their Macon, Ga., high school, while other classmates work on a lab.
(Photo by Sarah Butrymowicz) When Portland, Ore., elementary school teacher Sacha Luria decided last fall to try out a new education strategy called “flipping the classroom,” she faced a big obstacle. Flipped Classroom: Beyond the Videos. Last week, I read an interesting blog post by Shelley Blake-Plock titled “The Problem with TED ed.”
It got me thinking about the flipped classroom model and how it is being defined. As a blended learning enthusiast, I have played with the flipped classroom model, seen presentations by inspiring educators who flip their classrooms, and even have a chapter dedicated to this topic in my book. However, I am disheartened to hear so many people describe the flipped classroom as a model where teachers must record videos or podcasts for students to view at home. There are many teachers who do not want to record videos either because they don’t have the necessary skills or equipment, their classes don’t include a lot of lecture that can be captured in recordings, or they are camera shy.
Too often the conversation surrounding the flipped classroom focuses on the videos- creating them, hosting them, and assessing student understanding of the content via simple questions or summary assignments. 1. Flipped Classroom. Flipped Classrooms. Flipped Classroom. How flipping works for you Save time; stop repeating yourself Record re-usable video lessons, so you don't have to do it again next year.
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. Others wanted to sing its praises and often included a vignette about how it works in their classroom and how it transformed learning for their students. Still others railed that the model is nothing transformative at all and that it still emphasizes sage-on-the-stage direct instruction rather than student-centered learning. What It Is The authors go on to explain that the model is a mixture of direct instruction and constructivism, that it makes it easier for students who may have missed class to keep up because they can watch the videos at any time.
Flipped classrooms. Flipping Blooms Taxonomy. Teacher Shelley Wright is on leave from her classroom, working with teachers in a half-dozen high schools to promote inquiry and connected learning.
I think the revised Bloom’s Taxonomy is wrong. Hear me out. I know this statement sounds heretical in the realms of education, but I think this is something we should rethink, especially since it is so widely taught to pre-service teachers. I agree that the taxonomy accurately classifies various types of cognitive thinking skills. It certainly identifies the different levels of complexity. Old-school Blooms: Arduous climb for learners Conceived in 1956 by a group of educators chaired by Benjamin Bloom, the taxonomy classifies skills from least to most complex. Flipped Classroom - what it is and my reservations of it. "Flipped Classroom" is a relatively new idea, where the teacher works with students on projects and what would be typically homework instead of a lecture and the students get the "lecture" at home, usually through a video (like from Kahn Academy).
The proponents of this model say that it offers the teacher more time to work with students on projects and applying the knowledge, rather than spending time delivering that knowledge. I have some issues with the "Flipped Classroom" model. The first is that this model leads to a lot of homework for students if they have to watch videos of lectures. This is not only asking a lot of the students to be able to do, but not anything really new or inventive. Students have other obligations and time commitments and watching video lectures is time consuming.
Students may not have access to a computer at home with high speed internet (needed to watch these videos). While watching a video lecture, a student has no one to ask questions of. Mobile Learning and The Flipped Classroom: The Full Picture. I have jumped onto the Flipped Classroom craze to take the opportunity to propose and discuss an experiential model of education (ala John Dewey and Kurt Hahn), one that has experience at its core and provides learning options for all types of learners.
In this model, the videos, as they are discussed in the flipped classroom. support the learning rather than drive it. My series on the Flipped Classroom – The Full Picture includes the following posts: This post continues the series by providing an overview of The Flipped Classroom: The Full Picture using mobile devices. Each phase of the model has suggestions and ideas for mobile-driven learning activities which can be implemented on most devices. This supports Bring Your Own Devices programs and increases the chances students will use similar learning activities on their own devices outside of the classroom environment. Engaging Experience Photo and/or Video Examples of Real Life Situations. The Flipped Class Revealed.
Editor's Note: This is Part 3 of 3 of The Flipped Class Series at The Daily Riff.
You can start here, by reading this post, and go backwards and still understand what's going on in the conversation. Links to Part 1, "The Flipped Class: What it Is and What it is Not," and Part 2 - "Are You Ready to Flip? ," and other related links can be found below. - C.J. Can the Flipped Classroom Benefit Low-Income Students? Teaching Strategies Sarah Butrymowicz Jasmine Redeaux (left) and Nakesha Wilkerson team up to finish a worksheet in a "flipped" chemistry class at their Macon, Ga., high school, while other classmates work on a lab.
By Sarah Butrymowicz When Portland, Ore., elementary school teacher Sacha Luria decided last fall to try out a new education strategy called “flipping the classroom,” she faced a big obstacle. Flipped Learning Founders Set the Record Straight. The Flipped Classroom | Q&A Flipped Learning Founders Set the Record Straight Flipped learning's slogan, much like the concept itself, is simple enough: Turning learning on its head. While it may be a ways away from universally achieving that goal, it has certainly succeeded in turning more than a few educators' heads. The modern movement, with its emphasis on streaming video lectures in place of traditional homework, got its start five years ago at a small Colorado high school where science teachers Jon Bergmann and Aaron Sams began collaborating on ways to use technology to improve their face-to-face time with students. Since then, it's developed a significant following of flipped devotees, with many more educators peering in, and has even evolved as teachers combine it with other models, like project-based learning.
T.H.E. How to implement the ‘flipped classroom’ As teachers adopt the flipped model, they’re using the extra time in many ways, depending on their subject matter, location, and style of teaching. (Editor’s note: Flipped learning, in which students watch instructional videos for homework and use class time to practice what they’ve learned, is catching on in many schools. This is an excerpt from a new book by two pioneers of the flipped approach, titled Flip Your Classroom: Reach Every Student in Every Class Every Day. Copyright 2012, International Society for Technology in Education (ISTE) and ASCD; reprinted with permission from ISTE.) The Flipped Classroom is Hot, Hot, Hot. There are news stories and web articles about reverse instruction, or ‘flipping the classroom’, published just about every day lately. Here’s 15 news stories from the last 4 weeks focused on this instructional technology phenomenon.
Many of these articles mention ‘the flip’ in their title (and for every one of these, there have been one or two additional articles that discuss the concept). In addition to listing these articles here, I’ve also created and shared a video and a Slideshare deck to help to bring attention to this powerful idea and spread the word about it to educators everywhere.
If you want to spread the word too, please pass this article or one of these other presentations on to your colleagues. 1. 2. 3. Five Reasons I'm Not Flipping Over The Flipped Classroom. Inside the Flipped Classroom. Curriculum Update | In Print Inside the Flipped Classroom By Kathleen Fulton04/11/12 Students at Byron High School (MN) are participating in a "flipped" classroom approach that is transforming education at their school. By 5:01 p.m. on a Tuesday afternoon, Byron High School (MN) math teacher Troy Faulkner has already received five e-mails from his students: "Where's tomorrow's video lesson? We are waiting! " 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. Five Best Practices for the Flipped Classroom. Ok, I'll be honest. I get very nervous when I hear education reformists and politicians tout how "incredible" the flipped-classroom model, or how it will "solve" many of the problems of education. It doesn't solve anything. 'Flipped Classroom' Model's Promise Eludes Poorer School Districts. This piece comes to us courtesy of The Hechinger Report. When Portland, Ore., elementary school teacher Sacha Luria decided last fall to try out a new education strategy called "flipping the classroom," she faced a big obstacle.
Flipped classrooms use technology—online video instruction, laptops, DVDs of lessons—to reverse what students have traditionally done in class and at home to learn. Three Questions to Consider Before We All Flip. It seems like you can't open an education periodical these days without finding an article espousing the wonders of flipping the classroom. The “Flipped Classroom” starts with one question: what is the best use of my face-to-face class time? May 22. 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 . . . Implementing a Flipped Classroom: An Instructional Module. Educational Vodcasting - Flipping the Classroom. Redirecting.
The Flipped Classroom. Four years ago, in the shadow of Colorado’s Pike’s Peak, veteran Woodland Park High School chemistry teachers Jonathan Bergmann and Aaron Sams stumbled onto an idea. Struggling to find the time to reteach lessons for absent students, they plunked down $50, bought software that allowed them to record and annotate lessons, and posted them online. Flipped Classrooms — Tennessee Teaching and Learning Center. By guest writer Karen Brinkley. 8 Crucial Resources For Flipped Classrooms. Humanizing the Classroom by Flipping the Homework versus Lecture Equation. Society for Information Technology & Teacher Education International Conference, in Austin, Texas, USA ISBN 978-1-880094-92-1 Publisher: Association for the Advancement of Computing in Education (AACE), Chesapeake, VA Abstract Technology is often accused of separating people, and in classrooms it can distance students even further from teachers if used improperly.
‘Flipped’ classes take learning to new places. Since the start of the school year, many of Wayne Tsai’s math students have been watching his lectures at home or in the computer lab. They take notes and jot down questions about his algebra and geometry lessons and then return to Tsai’s classroom the next day, ready to apply what they’ve learned to problems and projects that traditionally would have been assigned as homework. Flip this lesson! A new way to teach with video from TED-Ed. The Flipped Classroom: Turning the Traditional Classroom on its Head.