The Teacher's Guide To Flipped Classrooms Since Jonathan Bergman and Aaron Sams first experimented with the idea in their Colorado classrooms in 2004, flipped learning has exploded onto the larger educational scene. It’s been one of the hottest topics in education for several years running and doesn’t seem to be losing steam. Basically, it all started when Bergman and Sams first came across a technology that makes it easy to record videos. They had a lot of students that regularly missed class and saw an opportunity to make sure that missing class didn’t mean missing out on the lessons. The flipped classroom: six myths – Kris Shaffer What is the flipped classroom? According to many in the educational technology business, it’s using online video to deliver lectures to students and personalize the learning process. However, if you read the work of education researchers, the flipped class model is more about promoting active learning in class, in pursuit of higher-level, critical thinking skills. So which is it? I’d rather not get into the business of erecting fences and proclaiming who is in and who is out.
The Top 5 Blended And Flipped Classroom Tools Blended and Flipped Classrooms can give students more control over their learning path. Added to that, the teachers get more insight into the learning of the class and can intervene as required. Technology plays an important role in blending the classrooms. User-friendly technology ensures that the student has more control over the time, place and pace of the curriculum. It also ensures that the teacher has the necessary visibility and tools to intervene effectively. s Guide to the Flipped Classroom for 2014 For the past few years, Edudemic has covered the rise of the flipped classroom and its subsequent evolution. Each year, we find that more teachers are testing this new learning strategy and creating new ways to improve current methods. While some teachers are trying it out for the first time this fall, others who used the flipped classroom method in 2013 are making changes to build on their lesson plans for the 2014-15 school year. Read this brief guide to learn why flipped learning is an increasingly popular choice, and review a few steps for teachers wanting to try it out. What Is a Flipped Classroom?
Techknowledgeschool: Flipped classes The elements involved have to be well-known to better appreciate the scope of this emerging philosophy: Actors: teachers, students and parents. Each one of them will see things differently, and knowing how to make them buy your new proposition will be the key to your success.Processes: lesson preparation, outside of classroom time, inside of classroom time, evaluation. It’s an alternative to the traditional teacher/lecture centered approach. Flipping your EFL Classroom? Go ahead! Flipping an EFL classroom makes a lot of sense since it allows the teacher to focus on helping student develop their communication skills. Learners have more time to engage in actual, meaningful interaction in the target language in class, where the teacher is available to offer timely feedback and assistance. Teachers can reach more students in a way that caters to their learning pace and style. Best of all… it’s not really that hard to do. As an avid instructional technology advocate and EFL teacher, I became hooked on flipped learning the minute I first heard about it.
So You Think You Can't Flip Your Classroom? Many teachers think flipped learning sounds quite interesting but feel a bit intimidated when it comes to taking the plunge and start flipping. After all, it is only natural to fear the unknown and flipping your classroom can very easily push you way out of your comfort zone as it shifts your teaching paradigm. In a traditional classroom, the teacher spends a considerable amount of time instructing students. If that instruction is moved out of the classroom and made available to students in a virtual format, the teacher might find that he/she has a lot of extra class time and wonder what to do with it. The answer could be quite simple, though. If students are now doing at home what they used to do in class, maybe they should now do in class what they used to do at home.
The Four Pillars of Flipped Learning May 10, 2014 In today's post I am sharing with you this excellent visual featuring the four pillars of flipped classroom, but before that here is a reminder of what flipped classroom is all about: Flipped classroom or flipped learning is a methodology, an approach to learning in which technology is employed to reverse the traditional role of classroom time. If in the past, classroom time is spent at lecturing to students , now in a flipped model, this time is utilized to encourage individualized learning and provide one-on-one help to students, and also to improve student-teacher interaction. While the instructional or teachable content is still available in class, however this content is mainly designed in such a way to be accessed outside class which is a great way for struggling students to learn at their own pace. Check out this page for more resources on Flipped Learning.
Two Incredibly Useful Videos on Flipped Learning September 6, 2014 Flipped learning is a learning trend that is gaining in momentum within the education community. Whether this is a new trend or not does not matter here what matters is the fact that web technologies and digital media is increasing the potential of flipped learning beyond measures. Flipped classroom or flipped learning is a methodology, an approach to learning in which technology is employed to reverse the traditional role of classroom time. If in the past, classroom time is spent at lecturing to students , now in a flipped model, this time is utilized to encourage individualized learning and provide one-on-one help to students.There are actually several pluses for using a flipped approach in your teaching: Using TeacherTube in the Flipped Classroom - TeacherTube Official Blog TeacherTube Official Blog Social media and online resources have become essential tools for the 21st century classroom. By engaging students through contemporary classroom resources, we not only provide them with career-readiness skills, but also with the opportunity for their voice(s) to be an invaluable part of the learning process. During last week’s #edchat, teachers and educators discussed the important role of student voice in the classroom, and how implementing educational technology can help. One of the main topics of last week’s #edchat was the Flipped Classroom model and how to (successfully) use it in the classroom. As defined in Knewton’s infographic “The Flipped Classroom: Turning Traditional Education on it’s Head,” the basic principle of this model is that it “inverts traditional methods, delivering instruction online outside of the class and moving ‘homework’ into the classroom.”
Toward a common definition of "flipped learning" - Casting Out Nines We’ve seen a significant ramping up of interest in – and exposure to – the flipped/inverted classroom over the last few years, and it’s been nice to see an uptick in the amount of research being done into its effectiveness. But one thing that’s been lacking has been a consensus on what the flipped classroom actually is. If a professor assigns readings to do before class and then holds discussions in class, is that “the flipped classroom”? I’ve said in the past that it is not (necessarily), but that’s just me.