Flipped-Learning Toolkit: Flipping the Non-Flippable Classes. Editor's Note:This post was co-authored by Aaron Sams, Managing Director of FlippedClass.com and founding member of the Flipped Learning Network.
When the subject of the flipped class comes up, many educators see how it applies to academic subjects like math and science education, but don't realize that the methodology has applications in a wide array of other classes. According to a survey of 2358 teachers by the Flipped Learning Network and Sophia Learning (PDF, 1.2MB), 33 percent of those teachers who are flipping their classes are math teachers, 38 percent are science teachers, and 23 percent teach English language arts and social studies.
But can you flip the other subjects? Can you flip an elementary classroom? The answer is a resounding yes. To flip the non-flippable classes, teachers need to ask this key question: What is the best use of my face-to-face time with students? Physical Education Jason Hahnstadt is a K-8 PE teacher at the Joseph Sears School in Illinois. Woodworking. 4 Tips for Flipped Learning. As interest in flipped learning continues to grow, so does its adoption among the educational rank and file.
By moving entry-level information outside the classroom -- typically (but not exclusively) through self-paced, scored videos -- teachers can reframe learning so that students spend more instructional time engaged in deeper discussions, hands-on applications and project-based learning. With a focus on more direct contact between teachers and students, greater application of basic concepts, and increased collaboration between learners, flipped learning provides yet another outlet for 21st century teaching. No doubt, making this kind of change can be intimidating. Before teachers flip out, here are four tips to make the transition smoother -- and more impactful. 1. Making a dazzling video without first determining its instructional value is like putting the cart before the horse. Once students understand the entry-level information, what will they be able to do with it? 2. Educational Technologies: Center for Scholarly Technology.
What does it mean to “invert” or “flip” a class?
Inverting or flipping a class is a blended learning approach that intentionally moves lectures, content and asynchronous activities into an online learning environment. Leading Through Technology - May 2014 - Page 20-21. 7 Essential Tools for a Flipped Classroom. Today’s guest post was published on Getting Smart. 7 Essential Tools for a Flipped Classroom By Erin Palmer The flipped classroom uses technology to allow students more time to apply knowledge and teachers more time for hands-on education.
It’s a continually changing strategy that evolves with technology. Innovative educators are usually on the lookout for the latest technology breakthroughs that will help them better organize and conduct flipped classrooms. The following tools are listed from most basic to most sophisticated and can be used alone or in tandem to make flipped classrooms more engaging. Google Docs Google Docs have many advantages over traditional word processing programs, including real-time automatic updates visible to all users, a feature that enables robust discussion and sharing. YouTube. Top 10 Do’s and Don’ts When Flipping Your Classroom #edchat. Produce material for YOUR students to engage them outside the classroom.
Generic content works as a starting point but students have greater faith in their own teacher’s input.Decide on a workflow solution and stick to it. I use Edmodo to set assignments and annotate responses. Students are happy with this solution as it is cross platform and supports learning with library and backpack resources.Set specific deadlines for your students. If they are given a date then unfortunately that can be construed as midnight!!
The old hand-in mantra of next lesson doesn’t fit the ‘flipped‘ class idea and as such can present a problem.Provide access for students who aren’t connected to the internet at home. Expect students to watch/read your material just because you tell them to. How-to videos. Splash Home - splash.abc.net.au. Home. Www.flippedlearning.org. Flipped Learning 016: Three-Act Math with Dan Meyer. Flipped Learning 016: Three-Act Math with Dan Meyer Hide Player This week on the Flipped Learning Network Show: Troy interviews Dan Meyer, former Math teacher and is currently studying at Stanford University on a doctoral fellowship.
He is the creator of the innovative Three-Act Math model that many Flipped teachers incorporate in their classes. Dan discusses Three-Act Math, what he likes and dislikes about Flipped Learning, the “Warring Factions” of Flipped Learning, his new initiative 101qs.com, and more. You can find Dan at blog.mrmeyer.com or 101qs.com. You can also catch up on a lot of resources from the Flipped Learning Network by going to www.flippedlearning.org. Follow Dan on Twitter Follow Troy on Twitter Leave us some feedback! Contact us with any questions or comments- firstname.lastname@example.org 425 views, 1 today. Mathletics.com.au - Love Learning - Australia's Number 1 Maths Website.
BrainPOP - Animated Educational Site for Kids - Science, Social Studies, English, Math, Arts. Scootle - Home. The Khan Academy. The Resurgence of Flipped Learning Chat - Part 2 — Guerilla Learning. Once students have studied the flipped learning resources (AKA Pre-learning) put online (prior to class), should they do anything with their new knowledge before coming to class?
Many educators have opinions about the value of this. In addition, enforcing this adds another level of tracking for the teacher. Tough one. My original thoughts were 'If I'm going to make the effort to put these resources online, I want to know that my students have viewed/listened to them and thus, they will need to prove to me that they have seen the resources.' Rubrics for Teachers - Assessment. A collection of rubrics for assessing portfolios, group work/cooperative learning, concept map, research process/ report, PowerPoint, oral presentation, web page, blog, wiki, and other social media projects.
Quick Links to Rubrics Social Media Project Rubrics Wiki RubricCriteria for assessing individual and group Wiki contributions. Blog RubricAssess individual blog entries, including comments on peers' blogs. The Resurgence of Flipped Learning Chat « Chantellemorrison's Blog. I’ve noticed a revival of the ‘Flipped Learning’ edchat lately.
Having trialled Flipped Learning (AKA Pre-learning*) for nearly 12 months, I thought it would be helpful to share what I’ve gleaned through the process. I’ll do this over a series of 3 blogs; the first blog will focus on how to find appropriate resources and then distribute these resources in a helpful, meaningful way. Science for Kids - Fun Experiments, Cool Facts, Online Games, Activities, Projects, Ideas, Technology. ASSET/Eight/ASU Mathactive. Videos, Webcasts, Podcasts & Slideshows. Newton's Apple. Education - Podcasts Downloads.
Teachers: Teaching resources from the BBC. History Channel from FOXTEL on Historical People and Events - History Channel (Australia and New Zealand) National Geographic - Inspiring People to Care About the Planet Since 1888. Smithsonian Channel: Telling America's Stories. Free Teacher Resources. WatchKnowLearn - Free Educational Videos for K-12 Students. 30 Online Multimedia Resources for PBL and Flipped Classrooms.