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7 Stories From Educators About Teaching In The Flipped Classroom

7 Stories From Educators About Teaching In The Flipped Classroom
Informed articles and commentary on this powerful and often misunderstood concept. The University of Wisconsin’s Stout School of Education publishes a great Tech Tips newsletter. The last few issues of this newsletter have been packed with resources focused on topics near and dear to us here at EmergingEdTech, and we strongly recommend signing up for this free publication. (Click image to access a Flipped Classroom Infographic from Knewton.com) There is a wealth of experienced, constructive knowledge shared in this content. The Flipped Class: Myths Vs. The Flip: Why I Love It, How I Use It: Shelley Wright (in an article published by Tina Barseghian) explains, “I love the flip. Advancing the Flip: Developments in Reverse Instruction: This post by Jonathan Martin on the award winning Connected Principles Blog is ripe with references, in addition to sharing insights into classroom flips performed by instructors at his educational institution and others. About Kelly Walsh Print This Post Related:  Blended Learning

Blended learning solution in practice Blended learning is not only the buzz word. It is actually working. Why? Because we all realized that no single teaching approach is good enough to work for all learners. Since time immemorial we’ve been blending different instructional methods in our training initiatives. With the emergence of technology, this approach got new dimensions. What blended learning actually is? We’ve been hired by a training institution to help them design a blended training program for unemployed people aged from 25 to 35, to become accountants, using relevant accounting software. 1. Benefits: Learners could use these lessons at their own pace and according to their prior knowledge;Learners could come prepared to classroom workshops;Learners could use these learning materials also during and after the classroom workshops if needed; 2. Benefits: The same online learning environment was provided for the learners also during live sessions. 3. And what do learners think about this kind of blend? About Jana Jan

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

The Flipped Classroom: Transforming Education at Byron High School. Proxy Login You have requested access to a commercial database that is licensed by the Drury Library or MOREnet for use by Drury students, faculty, and staff. Our server has determined that your computer is not on a Drury campus or connected to the Internet through the Drury modem pool. In order to access this database you must first log into the Drury Library's proxy server with your DRURY EMAIL USER NAME and PASSWORD in order to validate your status as a current Drury student, faculty member, or staff member. If you have a Drury email account and have problems logging into the proxy server or need to set up a Drury email account, please contact Computer Services (873-7300). jdoe (first initial, last name) / [your password] If you have already logged into Blackboard this will take you straight through to the database.

onswipe.education Did you know that you can change matter? Think about what happens when salt is added to an icy road on a cold winter day. It makes the snow and ice melt faster. What happens when you get a haircut? How about boiling an egg? Now, try to make Oobleck. What You Need: 1 cup cornstarch Bowl Glass of water Plastic container (like an old, empty yogurt tub) Food coloring (optional) Newspaper to cover the table Note: This recipe can be very messy, but it's loads of fun. What You Do: Put a cup of cornstarch in the bowl. Facts About Oobleck: It's a solid and liquid at the same time. Alicia Danyali, BS Elementary Education, taught primary-level students for four years at the International School of Amsterdam, The Netherlands.

7 Essential Tools for a Flipped Classroom - Getting Smart by Guest Author - classrooms, EdTech, 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 Ideal for first-time flippers, YouTube offers a user-friendly, universally understood platform for taped lectures and other educational videos. Teachem The Flipped Learning Network Camtasia Studio Edmodo or Schoology This guest post was provided by Erin Palmer.

Reverse Instruction This week I decided to take a shot at reverse instruction. I know for some, this is a controversial idea; after all, if I’m not lecturing my students, what am I doing? Personally, I think it’s beautiful. Reverse instruction is the concept that lectures and other information can be delivered on-line, at home, leaving class time freed up for collaboration, problem solving and other hands-on activities. I decided to use it to teach my students the basic concepts of neurons. I love the idea that my students are now being taught by leading neurologists. One of the things that I love about this idea, is the versatility and flexibility of it. The next day, I checked my student’s learning. However, I’m also waiting for the day when a student says they didn’t get it. I want my students to get away from the idea that I’m the all-knowing guru or fount of all-wisdom, a model our current education system seems to perpetuate. There are a few things I plan to do differently next time. Like this:

Flipped Classrooms 101 Proxy Login You have requested access to a commercial database that is licensed by the Drury Library or MOREnet for use by Drury students, faculty, and staff. Our server has determined that your computer is not on a Drury campus or connected to the Internet through the Drury modem pool. If you have a Drury email account and have problems logging into the proxy server or need to set up a Drury email account, please contact Computer Services (873-7300). jdoe (first initial, last name) / [your password] If you continue to have problems please check with the Computer services department to verify your Drury username and password and to MAKE SURE YOUR ACCOUNT IS ACTIVE. f you are positive your email account is working and you have remembered your username and password correctly fill out the Contact Library Support form and someone will help you as soon as possible. If you have already logged into Blackboard this will take you straight through to the database.

20 Amazing iPad Apps for Educators When one looks at how technology has changed education over the past decade, one can’t help but be blown away by the sheer number of iPad apps for educators that have absolutely flooded the electronic marketplace. There are so many iPad apps for teachers released every month that even the most plugged-in educator would have a difficult time processing and utilizing them all. Luckily, when teachers are looking to learn how to use iPads in the classroom, they need to look no further than TeachHUB magazine and TeachHUB.com -- an educator’s primary go-to resource when researching iPad apps for teachers and iPads in the classroom. Read on to learn about TeachHUB magazine and TeachHUB.com’s updated list of the hottest iPad apps for teachers and iPad apps for education, destined to forever alter your curriculum landscape, organized here by subject. Scroll down for an index of many of TeachHUB's helpful iPads in the classroom app reviews and more of the best usage of iPads in the classroom. Trello

Is K–12 blended learning disruptive?An introduction of the theory of hybrids Download the full white paper By Clayton M. Christensen, Michael B. Horn, and Heather Staker May 2013 The Clayton Christensen Institute, formerly Innosight Institute, has published three papers describing the rise of K−12 blended learning—that is, formal education programs that combine online learning and brick-and-mortar schools. Introduction to sustaining and disruptive innovation There are two basic types of innovation—sustaining and disruptive—that follow different trajectories and lead to different results. Disruptive innovations, in contrast, do not try to bring better products to existing customers in established markets. Theory of hybrids Often industries experience a hybrid stage when they are in the middle of a disruptive transformation. How to spot a hybridHybrid innovations follow a distinct pattern. Hybrid models of blended learning In many schools, blended learning is emerging as a hybrid innovation that is a sustaining innovation relative to the traditional classroom.

Reluctant Adopters Don't Stop a whole-School Flip Proxy Login You have requested access to a commercial database that is licensed by the Drury Library or MOREnet for use by Drury students, faculty, and staff. Our server has determined that your computer is not on a Drury campus or connected to the Internet through the Drury modem pool. In order to access this database you must first log into the Drury Library's proxy server with your DRURY EMAIL USER NAME and PASSWORD in order to validate your status as a current Drury student, faculty member, or staff member. If you have a Drury email account and have problems logging into the proxy server or need to set up a Drury email account, please contact Computer Services (873-7300). jdoe (first initial, last name) / [your password] If you have already logged into Blackboard this will take you straight through to the database.

Have you mastered blended learning? 10 strategies for thriving in this growing field Old Flames and New Beacons: The Luminosity of Online Learning Proxy Login You have requested access to a commercial database that is licensed by the Drury Library or MOREnet for use by Drury students, faculty, and staff. Our server has determined that your computer is not on a Drury campus or connected to the Internet through the Drury modem pool. In order to access this database you must first log into the Drury Library's proxy server with your DRURY EMAIL USER NAME and PASSWORD in order to validate your status as a current Drury student, faculty member, or staff member. If you have a Drury email account and have problems logging into the proxy server or need to set up a Drury email account, please contact Computer Services (873-7300). jdoe (first initial, last name) / [your password] If you have already logged into Blackboard this will take you straight through to the database.

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