What 'They' Forgot to Tell You When Flipping the Classroom What 'They' Forgot to Tell You When Flipping the Classroom The “Flipped Classroom”, it’s what everyone is talking about and for good reason. I jumped into this flipped classroom with two feet, full steam ahead. Flipped classrooms: Can they help students learn? Photo by Wavebreakmedia Ltd/Thinkstock This article is part of Future Tense, which is a partnership of Slate, the New America Foundation, and Arizona State University. On Wednesday, April 30, Future Tense will host an event in Washington, D.C., on technology and the future of higher education. For more information and to RSVP, visit the New America Foundation website. Does a flipped or inverted class sound to you like an ad for yoga?
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 Great Flipped Classroom Debate: Advantages and Disadvantages The Great Flipped Classroom Debate: Advantages and Disadvantages Flipped Classroom (Photo credit: ransomtech) Perhaps the only thing in the field of education which never changes…is the fact that it is always changing! That is the very nature of education. These constant transformations are often accompanied by differing opinions and a lack of clarity which often takes a while to decipher.
10 Free Resources for Flipping Your Classroom Thanks to the folks over at Khan Academy, alternative modes of delivering classroom instruction are all the rage. We’ve got face to face models, labs, rotations, online-only, self-blend, and of course, flipped. While there are numerous ways to implement a flipped classroom, the basic components include some form of prerecorded lectures that are then followed by in-class work. Flipped classrooms are heralded for many reasons. For one thing, students can learn at their own pace when they’re watching lectures at home. Viewing recorded lessons allows students to rewind and watch content again, fast forward through previously learned material, and pause and reflect on new material.
10 Common Misconceptions About The Flipped Classroom 10 Common Misconceptions About The Flipped Classroom by Kelly Walsh, emergingedtech.com What have you heard about the flipped classroom? 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.
How to Make Sure Your Students Have Access to Flipped Learning Content This is a concern that is frequently cited when teachers start down the road to the flipped classroom. There are plenty of you working in districts where a significant portion of the population is economically disadvantaged, and most school districts have tight budgets, so this can be a very real issue. The good news is that many teachers have overcome this obstacle. One Example from the Flipped High School This excerpt is from the CNN article, “My View: Flipped classrooms give every student a chance to succeed”. 30 Tools to Flip Your Classroom From edshelf by edshelf: Reviews & recommendations of tools for education Jake Duncan is technology integration specialist at Region 6 Education Service Center and actively curates tools for educators on edshelf. He also blogs regularly on technology and education.
Top 10 Articles About Flipped Classrooms 2inShare Flipped Classroom is one of the most popular trends in education nowadays, so I am sure most of you have heard about it. But do you know what exactly means the term ‘Flipped Classroom’ and what options it gives to teachers and learners? The concept seems simple but there’s a lot more to it than you think. We gathered for you 10 articles defining flipped classroom, showing different points of view on this new teaching method and there are also some tips for those of you who decide to flip the classroom. 1. ALiEM Where is the pedagogy in flipped classrooms? Flipped Classroom Model Flipped classrooms can be generally thought of as a teaching approach where learners are first exposed to new content before class on their own and then process the information in a facilitated, group setting during class. Dr. Robert Cooney (@EMEducation) discussed in a blog post at iTeachEM his experience with flipping the classroom.
Engage Students with Flipped Video Tasks The concept of the flipped classroom seems to be gaining ever increasing momentum within the field of education generally. Much of this revolves around the use of video to deliver input / lectures to students who can then come to class and do the more engaging and practical part of their work with some teacher support. One of the major criticisms of this method though is that a dull unengaging content doesn't suddenly become engaging because it's on a video on the web, so how do we get students to engage with the content and make sure they watch it in a challenging and interactive way. Vialogues is a useful tool for attempting to do this (though dull content will always be dull) because it enables you to create interaction around the video that actually gets students to think about and engage with the content. Here's an example Vialogue I created around one of my own (rather old) short videos.