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Blended-classrooms - The Flipped Classroom

Blended-classrooms - The Flipped Classroom
The flipped classroom is an exciting new instructional approach. As it is relatively new, much of the information about it only is available in the popular press. Little research can be found. What is a Flipped Classroom? The information in this chart is my interpretation of a best-case scenario. Original photo of hourglass posted on Flickr by Jamiesrabbits Who is associated with this approach? What does the research say? What will help you do this?

Three Good Tools for Building Flipped Lessons That Include Assessment Tools In the right setting the flipped classroom model can work well for some teachers and students. I recently received an email from a reader who was looking for a recommendation for a tool would enable her to add an assessment aspect to her flipped lesson. Here are some tools that can accomplish that goal. eduCanon is a free service for creating, assigning, and tracking your students' progress on flipped lessons. eduCanon allows teachers to build flipped lessons using YouTube and Vimeo videos, create questions about the videos, then assign lessons to their students. Teachem is a service that uses the TED Ed model of creating lessons based on video. Knowmia is a website and a free iPad app for creating, sharing, and viewing video lessons.

Students as Screencasters: Flipping the Professional Development Model Tagged with: Flipped ClassroomMiddle SchoolProfessional Development This is a guest post from Rob Zdrojewski, Technology Education Teacher and Director of the Amherst Tech TV Program at Amherst Middle School. The post was originally published on his blog at If you are interested in contributing to the Edmodo Blog, send an email to I love solving real-life technology problems with my students. One of those growing problems we examined recently is the issue of adults keeping pace with new digital tools while in the midst of so many unfunded mandates handed down from our state politicians. Unfortunately when it comes to learning new technologies our classroom teachers are commonly heard saying things like “we don’t have time to learn yet another new thing” (which I agree with completely). How can we teach people things anytime and anywhere? Students as Screencasters Our answer — screencasting! An Unexpected Surprise