Engage All Levels of Education You want to use digital learning in your classroom, but how do you start? Today's educational climate puts an increasing emphasis on incorporating technology into student learning, including everyday projects, lessons, skill sets, and online assessments. Watch the recorded presentations, below, from your favorite flipping pioneers at ISTE 2013. Get Education Pricing Try TechSmith tools free for 30-days and save big with education pricing! Learn More >> Learn More about Flipping Use technology to flip your classroom and create the engaging learning environment you've always wanted. Learn More >> Dr. Graham Johnson, Okanagan Mission Secondary Steve Kelly, St. Lori Hochstetler, Northridge Middle School Rob Zdrojewski, Amherst Central Schools Kristin Daniels, Stillwater Area Public Schools Brian Bennett, TechSmith
Top 10 Videos on 21st Century Learning 1- Expanded Learning Opportunities 2- What is 21st Century Education 3- Educate The Heart 4- Learn to Change, Change to Learn 5- Teachers Inspire Us ( this is really an amazing video I love it ) 6- The Art of Teaching ( Sir Ken Robinson ) 7- Make your Voice Heard: Discover Democratic Education 8- An Introduction to Technology Integration 9- Project Based Learning Explained 10- The Future Starts Now 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!! Expect students to watch/read your material just because you tell them to. This post is in response to the success we have had with workflow and assessment for learning this academic year. Please contact me if you would like to discuss the ‘flipped’ class as I am very keen to hear any new ideas. Like this: Like Loading...
I've Copyrighted "Flipped Classroom" First, let me say, I have copyrighted the terms Flipped Classroom, Flipped Learning, Flipped Teaching and #flipclass. No one in the media can write a story using any of the terms without consulting me. No company can use any of these terms to promote a product without my approval. Yes, the problem is the amount of information and misinformation out there regarding Flipped Classroom/Learning/Teaching. “This measurement of progress could be a breakthrough, says Eric Schmidt, the chairman of Google, who tells Gupta that innovation never comes from the institutions themselves, but rather from visionary figures outside those institutions. I’ll concede, as I believe most flipclass proponents would, that flipping is not the end-all-be-all, silver bullet, magic potion, or panacea to solve all our educational problems. The reason I bring this up is because it is easy to argue with a flipclass opponent that they just don’t understand flipclass and that is why they bash it.
What is a flipped classroom? How do you flip a classroom? Flipped Classroom A "flipped" classroom is where the students receive instruction at home by watching video lessons, and then they come to school to ready to apply the concepts. When I first heard about this, I thought "Wow, that's great for the older students... but not so much for our little elementary kids." I couldn't have been more wrong. Edmodo This year I really started using Edmodo. My students describe it as "Kid Facebook". They create a generic Avatar (profile picture), earn badges, list a favorite quote, as well as display their favorite learning style and career goals. Assignments I give Khan Academy videos for them to review at home. They are working for badges that stay on their profile- bragging rights. I also post a link to PearsonSuccessNet (Part of Scott Foresman/Reading Street/Envision Math) for them to work at home. Safety The students cannot directly contact one another. Edmodo Parent Permission Letter Teacher Resources Claco
Flipping the Flipped Classroom « thornburgthoughts Many years ago, when buzzword bonanza was hitting the world of business books, I wrote a joke booklet with the name: In Search of the One-Minute Megatrends. I was happy to see that I could include pieces of titles from three popular books at the time. Had I actually published such a book, it would likely have risen to the top of the heap, just based on the title alone. People like buzzwords. For one thing, they absolve you of actually having to think about the thing being described. I mention this because we are seeing a buzzword blast in education today that I think we should step back from a bit and think about quite carefully before jumping on the bandwagon. OK, let’s buy the idea that this riveting YouTube entry is better that the average cat video, what chance do students have to ask for help as the presentation is proceeding? But even this is not the reason I’m so concerned about “flipped” classrooms. But there is a positive side to this. Like this: Like Loading...
Flipped Classroom Resistance Will Richardson has a nice piece about three popular terms in the education community now: Personalizing flipped engagement. While interesting commentary on all three, I was drawn into his commentary on the flipped classroom primarily because I find the pushback on this quite intriguing: As a high-school English teacher, I was flipping in the classroom in 1983, having my students read the literature at home and come into class ready to discuss it. That was flipping the curriculum, but it still wasn’t flipping the control of the learning. By assigning the lecture at home, we’re still in charge of delivering the curriculum, just at a different time. From what I’ve seen, flipping doesn’t do much for helping kids become better learners in the sense of being able to drive their own education. I get it. But I reminded of how many teachers haven’t even taken this step. There is little emphasis on the learner and learning. Beyond the Starting Point (slightly modified from this older post)
Resetting Education: YouTube and the Flipped classroom My social circle is populated with math-phobes, because I’m something of a math-phobe. It takes a lot of confidence and conviction to stand up and say definitively, “I have the answer! And lo, gaze upon it.” That’s one of the advantages to flipped classrooms—classes that switch up the traditional structure of lecture and homework so that students watch the lectures at home on their computers, and then engage with the material in the classroom. “I had parents who watched the videos so they could help their students,” said Will Kimbley, a seventh grade Computer Applications teacher in Fresno, California. Kimbley is one of the many teachers across the country who have found that the traditional classroom structure—lecture, in-class practice, feedback, and then an assignment to be done at home—was leaving many kids out of the loop. “Everybody learns at different rates and some people, like myself, really struggle to understand and absorb math concepts. How it got started YouTube EDU
The Flipped Classroom: Pro and Con In 2012, I attended the ISTE conference in San Diego, CA. While I was only there for about 36 hours, it was easy for me to pick up on one of the hottest topics for the three-day event. The "flipped classroom" was being discussed in social lounges, in conference sessions, on the exhibit floor, on the hashtag and even at dinner. People wanted to know what it was, what it wasn't, how it's done and why it works. What It Is According to the description on ASCD's page for the newly released book, Flip Your Classroom: Reach Every Student in Every Class Every Day, by flipped-classroom pioneers Aaron Sams and Jonathan Bergmann, "In this model of instruction, students watch recorded lectures for homework and complete their assignments, labs, and tests in class." The authors go on to explain that the model is a mixture of direct instruction and constructivism, that it makes it easier for students who may have missed class to keep up because they can watch the videos at any time. What It Isn't
Assessment tools for a flipped or blended class « Education, Technology & Business I am designing a class that I am going to teach next year. It is going to have elements of being flipped or simply blended. In any case, I am looking into different ways in which I can assess student learning that goes on during semester, whether in the classroom or out. Several tools are available that provide assessment for different types of situations: TED Ed is appropriate for assessing a student’s comprehension of a specific video that the student has watched outside of class. Below I provide more details on each of these and links to useful resources. TED Ed TED Ed allows a teacher to create an online quiz around any video that is on YouTube. TED Ed Web site tour videoSample lesson on using TED-Ed; demonstrates how a student sees and interacts with a lesson.Flipping a video: Information on the information teachers can collect related to student performance on the quizzes, plus limiting who gets to see the video lessonBusiness & economics examples. Flubaroo QuizStar Quipper
The Flipped Classroom: The Full Picture “Publications” I have been writing about and presenting on Flipped Classroom Model: The Full Picture for about a year now. The model that I propose is one where video lectures and tutorials fall within a larger framework of learning activities. I am titling it the Flipped Classroom Model to get folks’ attention given the Flipped Classroom popularity right now. A major roadblock or barrier to implementing the flipped classroom is that many educators do not know what to do in the classroom with the time once spent doing lectures. Along with my series of blog posts on The Flipped Classroom: The Full Picture, where I provide a framework (see I published artifacts on other online platforms. The Flipped Classroom: The Full Picture ebook on Amazon for Kindle and iBook This ebook is an aggregate of all my blog posts available as a download for $1.99 at Amazon. Classroom 2.0 Book Chapter The Flipped Classroom: The Full Picture Slide Deck
DuVee | It's time to Flip (your classroom that is!) ‘Flipping’ classrooms: Does it make sense? - The Answer Sheet One of the biggest trends in classroom teaching is the “flipped classroom,” which lives up to its name: Students learn lessons at home — with the help of videos and/or other materials their teachers provide — and then do their “homework” in class, getting individualized help from the teacher and working with other students. In recent years this has been gaining popularity and now thousands of teachers around the country are using it for subjects ranging from math and chemistry to history and even gym, where teachers send home explanations for games and exercises that students then do in class without wasting time doing much talking). At the Bullis School, in Potomac, Stacey Roshan works with sophomore James Li, 17 in her flipped AP Calculus class. (Sarah L. Bergmann and Bullis teacher Stacey Roshan are flipped champions and believe that it can work in most classes with students at all levels. But not everybody agrees and see a lot of problems with this approach for many students. Regards,