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Pros and Cons of The Flipped Classroom

Pros and Cons of The Flipped Classroom
The flipped classroom has been gathering steam for a few years now. The premise: watch videos of instruction or lecture at home, and do the “homework” with the teacher in class. The Flipped Class: What it is and What it is Not In reality, there isn’t a whole lot of philosophical or theoretical information that I believe I can personally share that will be cutting edge, or not met with a new debate. The Flipped Class: What Does a Good One Look Like? So instead of telling you what a flipped classroom is and what a flipped classroom is not, I decided to go to the specialists, the teachers in my district, to find out how the flipped classroom is, or is not, working for them in their actual classroom. A simple note sent to the staff began a wave of information that I’m excited to share. Classroom management tips to get parents more involved in your classroom. Today we honor the unsung heroes of the teaching profession, the fleet of... Tips to help you discover how to motivate students. Positives:

Screencasting in the Classroom with TechSmith and Edmodo Guest post by 7th grade Social Studies teacher Tom Hopper Tom Hopper has been teaching 7th grade Social Studies in Okemos, Michigan for 13 years. He’s a big fan of Edmodo, the social learning platform that he found last year. It’s had a remarkable impact on his day-to-day teaching given the intuitive nature of the site. Tom’s also a screencasting pro, and he frequently puts video content on his YouTube channel or on What do you like most about using Edmodo in your classroom? For starters, my students write so much more than they did prior to when we were strictly writing on paper. I love how it’s a “safe” environment. Another great thing is I can send individual students personalized, rich feedback through annotation. How do you make your videos? My tool of choice is Camtasia Studio. Snagit is a great way to get started if you are new to screencasting. have any video editing though so if you make a mistake, you’ll have to start over. Do you have 1:1 access?

In 'Flipped' Classrooms, a Method for Mastery Fixes looks at solutions to social problems and why they work. In traditional schooling, time is a constant and understanding is a variable. A fifth-grade class will spend a set number of days on prime factorization and then move on to study greatest common factors — whether or not every student is ready. If student turns in shoddy work in a ‘flipped mastery’ class, she can’t move on to the next level. But there is another way to look at schooling — through the lens of a method called “mastery learning,” in which the student’s understanding of a subject is a constant and time is a variable; when each fifth grader masters prime factorization, for instance, he moves on to greatest common factors, each at his own pace. Mastery learning is not a new idea. One of the advantages of mastery learning is that the student, not the teacher, leads — and we know that people learn far better when they are actively involved. But some teachers are now reviving mastery learning.

Flipping the WL Classroom: My Experience The Flipped Classroom In the flipped classroom, students do the easy part at home - view the material - and use class time for the more difficult task of learning the material through small-group discussions and guided application. The teacher is present to facilitate success with new learning. This classroom is “flipped” from the traditional model, where students often do the lower-level learning in class and the more complex parts at home. How I used it: I employed it for teaching about culture or reinforcing grammatical concepts through videos. For each assignment, I created a page on my school website and a worksheet. Activity structure: Students would often have the choice of which videos to watch, selecting two of the three videos on my school webpage. What I liked: These activities were time savers; in class, we would discuss the ideas and concepts in the videos instead of wasting class time while watching them. Online “Viewing:” French Kissing How you will be graded: Videos used:

Une idée qui se propage - Site de ecouterlirelemonde ! L’idée de transmettre l’amour de la lecture à nos élèves est présente en chacun de nous. Ce désir est une valeur essentielle en éducation; quel que soit l’âge, l’origine ou la langue maternelle de nos élèves, les moyens pour y parvenir, pour y motiver chacun et chacune sont multiples; vous en utilisez sûrement déjà quelques-uns qui permettent aux élèves de partager et d’enrichir leurs réflexions en collaboration avec leurs camarades de classe. Ça me trottait dans la tête depuis déjà un bon bout de temps. Comment relier les élèves de mon école et du monde à travers les livres ? Avec la puissance du web en mode 2.0 et sa capacité d’interaction globale, cette opportunité de partage devient sans frontières; nous pouvons aujourd’hui échanger nos idées, nos opinions et nos appréciations avec la planète entière en quelques clics. C’est au courant de l’année scolaire 2010-2011 que j’ai eu vent du Global Read Aloud Project, créé par Pernille Ripp, une enseignante du Wisconsin. François Bourdon

The Flipped Classroom: Professional Development Workshop During this module, we will think about, explore, and discuss these areas: Qualities and characteristics of epic learning. Building a community and student engagement as prerequisites for a successful flipped classroom. {*style:<b>Learning Activities: </b>*} Discussion: Discuss an Epic Learning Experience. What is an epic learning experience you had as a learner or facilitated as an educator? What made your learning experience epic? Add a slide (image and statement) about your epic win to our Google Presentation at Activity: Choose an artifact (photo, symbol) that represents peak learning experience or epic win (as related to #1). Discussion: Brainstorming “What Questions Do You Have About the Flipped Classroom?” The Flipped Classroom Model: A Full Picture Flipped Classroom: The Full Picture for Higher Education ebook The Flipped Classroom: The Full Picture {*style:<b><i>Module Two – Experiential Engagement </i> Characteristics of Engagement Meaningful, Engaged Learning Teampedia

A teacher’s complete guide to using Google Voice to collect classwork and homework This entry will guide you through the process of setting up and using a Google Voice account for the purpose of collecting spoken homework, such as for a language class. After reading this guide, you will be ready to configure your Google Voice account and collect your first round of homework. The focus of this entry is not to give an exhaustive list of all the contexts and ways in which Google Voice can be used in education, however! Use your creativity and share your ideas in the comments. Google Voice is a completely free service which gives you a local telephone number with voicemail service. Students can call your Google Voice number from their own phones, be directly connected to voicemail, and record messages up to three minutes long. To create an account: Go to into a Google account. To set up your outgoing voicemail message: To share recordings with your students: Things to consider when implementing Google Voice in a language course: Further Reading:

The Flipped Foreign Language Classroom: RESOURCES The Flipped Language Classroom RESOURCES Below are resources for exploring the possibilities of the flipped classroom, professional learning networks where educators are discussing blended learning and reverse instruction, and tools for designing your own flipped language classroom! What? Why? diverse learning styles and levels --> need for different pacinghaving sufficient contact time with each student; allowing each student time to produce language during classthe struggle to maintain target language use, even during complicated grammar or culture lessons How? How? Other Resources BLOG: The Spanish flipped classroomBLOG: What does a good flipped class look like?

The 10 Best Web Tools For Flipped Classrooms While flipping the classroom is still one of the hottest trends in education, it’s got nothing on time-saving and downright useful apps and web tools. In an effort to provide a quick look at some of the best web tools for flipped classrooms, I thought it would be useful to poll the @Edudemic Twitter followers . POLL: What are your favorite apps and tools for flipped classrooms? Including the tweets, I also got at least 40 emails from friends, colleagues, and administrators from around the world. Below is a simple list designed to help get any educator, administrator, student, or parent a bit more familiar with some of the most popular web tools for flipped classrooms. Wikispaces About The Tool: Wikispaces is a free and useful web tool designed to give students (or ‘users’ of any kind, really) the ability to share their thoughts, reflect on the work of others, and edit a body of work together. Poll Everywhere Edmodo Screencast Celly Dropbox YouTube About The Tool: It’s YouTube. Twitter Evernote

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