The Flipped Classroom Model. The Flipped Mastery Classroom in Action. Two Great Resources for Flipped Classrooms. The Great Flipped Classroom Debate: Advantages and Disadvantages. The Great Flipped Classroom Debate: Advantages and Disadvantages Flipped Classroom (Photo credit: ransomtech) Perhaps the only thing in the field of education which never changes…is the fact that it is always changing!
That is the very nature of education. These constant transformations are often accompanied by differing opinions and a lack of clarity which often takes a while to decipher. What one educator may see as a wonderful and groundbreaking idea or technique, others may perceive as totally without merit. Aaron Sams: The Flipped Classroom. 5 Flipped Classroom Issues (And Solutions) For Teachers. Have you been thinking about flipping your classroom this fall?
Flipping can let you make the most of face-to-face time with your students. Rather than taking class time to introduce content and using homework to review concepts, flip the process so that students gain basic knowledge at home and then create, collaborate, and make connections in school. Creating video used to be out of reach for most teachers. It was expensive and required skills that could take years to master. Fortunately, it is easier and faster than ever to create videos for your students, especially with iPad. Teachers' Practical Guide to A FLipped Classroom. July, 2014 Unlike the numerous graphics I shared here on the topic of flipped learning which were substantially theoretically based, the one I have for you today provides a practical demonstration of how Dr.Russell flipped his classroom .
The graphic also features some of the activities and procedures he drew in his flipped instruction. Another section of this graphic highlights some of the bearings of this flipped methodology on students performance particularly in terms of the enhanced test scores. Flipped Learning Network / Homepage.
The Best Tools and Apps for Flipped Learning Classroom. July 25, 2014 Following the posting of "Managing iPad Videos in Schools" somebody emailed me asking about some suggestions for tools and apps to create instructional videos to use in a flipped learning setting.
In fact, over the last couple of years I have reviewed several web tools and iPad apps that can be used in flipped classroom but the ones I am featuring below are among the best out there. 1- Educlipper Educlipper is a wonderful tool for creating video tutorials and guides to share with students. As a teacher you can create an Educlipper board for your class and share the link with them. Now that you have a shared space with your students, you can go about creating instructional videos using the iPap app of Educlipper. Five Time-Saving Strategies for the Flipped Classroom. A few months ago, I heard a podcast by Michael Hyatt, a best-selling author and speaker who helps clients excel in their personal and professional lives.
This particular podcast focused on how to “create margins” in life to reduce stress and avoid burnout. Quoting Dr. Richard Swenson’s work, Hyatt defines a margin as “the space between our load and our limits. It is the amount allowed beyond that which is needed. . . . Margin is the gap between rest and exhaustion. . . . Flipping the Classroom - Simply Speaking. Khan and Beyond: The Many Faces of the Flipped Classroom - Education Community Blog. The Maryland Flipped Classroom Study. Four Assessment Strategies for the Flipped Learning Environment. Flipped learning environments offer unique opportunities for student learning, as well as some unique challenges.
By moving direct instruction from the class group space to the individual students’ learning spaces, time and space are freed up for the class as a learning community to explore the most difficult concepts of the course. Likewise, because students are individually responsible for learning the basics of new material, they gain regular experience with employing self-regulated learning strategies they would not have in an unflipped environment. But because initial engagement with new material is done independently as a preparation for class time rather than as its focus, many things could go wrong. If students do the assigned pre-class work but don’t acquire enough fluency with the basics—or if they simply don’t do it at all—then the in-class experience could be somewhere between lethargic and disastrous.
Flipped Classroom: Engaging Students with EdPuzzle. The flipped classroom model is a blended learning strategy I use to present my vocabulary, writing, and grammar instruction online.
Students watch videos at home where they can control the pace of their learning, then they come to class prepared to apply that information in collaborative student-centered activities. One thing I emphasize when I lead professional development for teachers is the importance of flipping and engaging. Instead of simply consuming information, I want students to think critically about that information. This requires that I design flipped lessons that encourage students to ask questions, analyze the information, and discuss concepts with peers asynchronously online to begin making sense of the information they are receiving at home.
How to Create a Learning Video They’ll Want to Watch. Hiring Mark Zuckerberg to deliver a workshop or run a retreat is not always the most practical or cost-effective solution.
Know what’s not impractical? Bringing thousands of today’s industry leaders and visionaries to your employees through short-form video to share the lessons they’ve learned through triumphs and failures in their own careers. This kind of video-driven thought leadership education is an efficient way companies can adopt to scale best practices from visionaries who are out there right now, setting the pace in every industry. But watching a TED Talk on creativity and becoming a more creative problem-solver at work are two different things. A Guide to the Flipped Classroom - Technology. How to Create Assessments for the Flipped Classroom. It seems like everyone is talking about the flipped classroom.
But how do you use this new model to construct lessons and assessments that reinforce student learning? “Flipping” involves turning Bloom’s Taxonomy on its head. Flipped Courses: A Few Concerns about the Rush to Flip. I have some concerns about flipping courses.
Maybe I’m just hung up on the name—flipping is what we do with pancakes. It’s a quick, fluid motion and looks easy to those of us waiting at the breakfast table. I’m not sure those connotations are good when associated with courses and that leads to what centers my concerns. I keep hearing what sounds to me like “flippant” attitudes about what’s involved. In theory, I couldn’t be more supportive of the idea—it’s learner-centered from the inside out. This past weekend, a faculty member told me that his lectures are now all on podcasts that students watch on their own. I worry that our affection for the idea of flipping, now supported by a range of wonderful technology options, is causing us to overlook the careful design work involved in guiding those independent learning experiences.
My second concern is related, perhaps overlapping. The third concern is a similar one related to content. Five Ways to Motivate Unprepared Students in the Flipped Classroom. In the previous article “Ready to Flip: Three Ways to Hold Students Accountable for Pre-Class Work,” I mentioned that one of the most frequently asked questions about the flipped classroom model is, “How do you encourage students to actually do the pre-class work and come to class prepared?” A few days after the article was published, a reader emailed me to ask a follow up question. It’s actually the second most popular question I hear from educators. Ready to Flip: Three Ways to Hold Students Accountable for Pre-Class Work - Faculty Focus.
One of the most frequent questions faculty ask about the flipped classroom model is: “How do you encourage students to actually do the pre-class work and come to class prepared?” This is not really a new question for educators. We’ve always assigned some type of homework, and there have always been students who do not come to class ready to learn. However, the flipped classroom conversation has launched this question straight to the top of the list of challenges faculty face when implementing this model in their classrooms. Flipped Classroom Survey Highlights Benefits and Challenges. Perhaps no other word has been as popular in higher education during the past few years as the term “flipped.” As a result, there is no shortage of ideas and opinions about flipped learning environments. Some faculty consider it another way to talk about student-centered learning. Others view flipped classrooms as an entirely new approach to teaching and learning.
Still others see flipping as just another instructional fad that will eventually run its course. Four Assessment Strategies for the Flipped Learning Environment. Flipped learning environments offer unique opportunities for student learning, as well as some unique challenges. By moving direct instruction from the class group space to the individual students’ learning spaces, time and space are freed up for the class as a learning community to explore the most difficult concepts of the course. Likewise, because students are individually responsible for learning the basics of new material, they gain regular experience with employing self-regulated learning strategies they would not have in an unflipped environment.
But because initial engagement with new material is done independently as a preparation for class time rather than as its focus, many things could go wrong. Flipping Assessment: Making Assessment a Learning Experience. If you’re a regular reader of this blog, you’re already aware that flipped instruction has become the latest trend in higher education classrooms. And for good reason. As it was first articulated by Bergmann and Sams, flipped instruction personalizes education by “redirecting attention away from the teacher and putting attention on the learner and learning.” As it has evolved, the idea of flipped instruction has moved beyond alternative information delivery to strategies for engaging students in higher-level learning outcomes. Instead of one-way communication, instructors use collaborative learning strategies and push passive students to become problem solvers by synthesizing information instead of merely receiving it.
The Flipped Classroom: Tips for Integrating Moments of Reflection. Blended and Flipped Learning Archives - Faculty Focus. June 15, 2015. Course Redesign Finds Right Blend of Content Delivery and Active Learning. Introductory courses are packed with content. Half of Faculty Say Their Job is More Difficult Today than Five Years Ago. If you find yourself working longer hours or maybe feeling a bit more stressed at the end of the day, you’re not alone. Fifty percent of college faculty who completed the annual Faculty Focus reader survey said that their job is more difficult than it was five years ago.
Only nine percent said their job is less difficult, while 33 percent said it’s about the same. Looking for ‘Flippable’ Moments in Your Class. “How do you determine what can be flipped?” With all of this discussion around flipped classrooms, more instructors are asking this question and wondering when and where flipped strategies are best integrated into the learning environment. An Error Occurred Setting Your User Cookie. Screencasting Feedback on Student Essays. Last semester I was faced with a larger-than-usual senior composition class for English majors—which of course also meant a larger-than-usual feedback load. With a new baby at home, I was more than a little concerned about finding the time to do it all.
Fully aware of the research (e.g. Ferris, 1997; Hyland & Hyland, 2006) that favors more detailed feedback on student writing (seems “awkward: reword” just doesn’t cut it), I could not in good conscience consider reducing the quality or quantity of the feedback I usually give. Moreover, my feedback would typically include holding “writing conferences” (one-on-one consultations) with students—usually during office hours. But this was a big class, and there are just so many hours in a day. The Best Tools and Apps for Flipped Learning Classroom. The Flipped Classroom Tools Shelf.