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4 Tips for Flipped Learning

4 Tips for Flipped Learning
As interest in flipped learning continues to grow, so does its adoption among the educational rank and file. By moving entry-level information outside the classroom -- typically (but not exclusively) through self-paced, scored videos -- teachers can reframe learning so that students spend more instructional time engaged in deeper discussions, hands-on applications and project-based learning. With a focus on more direct contact between teachers and students, greater application of basic concepts, and increased collaboration between learners, flipped learning provides yet another outlet for 21st century teaching. No doubt, making this kind of change can be intimidating. Before teachers flip out, here are four tips to make the transition smoother -- and more impactful. 1. Making a dazzling video without first determining its instructional value is like putting the cart before the horse. Once students understand the entry-level information, what will they be able to do with it? 2. 3. 4.

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Flipped-Learning Toolkit: Flipping the Non-Flippable Classes Editor's Note:This post was co-authored by Aaron Sams, Managing Director of and founding member of the Flipped Learning Network. When the subject of the flipped class comes up, many educators see how it applies to academic subjects like math and science education, but don't realize that the methodology has applications in a wide array of other classes. According to a survey of 2358 teachers by the Flipped Learning Network and Sophia Learning (PDF, 1.2MB), 33 percent of those teachers who are flipping their classes are math teachers, 38 percent are science teachers, and 23 percent teach English language arts and social studies. But can you flip the other subjects?

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Educational Technologies: Center for Scholarly Technology What does it mean to “invert” or “flip” a class? Inverting or flipping a class is a blended learning approach that intentionally moves lectures, content and asynchronous activities into an online learning environment. Instructors can use face-to-face class time for homework and active learning methods that increase student engagement, deepen understanding of concepts and advance mastery of skills. Students are expected to go online in preparation for in-class activities as outlined by the instructor. Inverted Classroom StrategiesBenefits of ‘Flipping’ a ClassTechnologiesResources Inverted Classroom Strategies Getting Started with Rails 1 Guide Assumptions This guide is designed for beginners who want to get started with a Rails application from scratch. It does not assume that you have any prior experience with Rails.

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. Once students had the option of reviewing the lessons at home, the teachers quickly realized the shift opened up additional time in class for more productive, interactive activities than the lectures they’d been giving. And voila: a movement began.

7 Essential Tools for a Flipped Classroom Today’s guest post was published on Getting Smart. 7 Essential Tools for a Flipped Classroom By Erin Palmer 20 Resources for Teaching Kids How to Program & Code Isn't it amazing to see a baby or a toddler handle a tablet or a smart phone? They know how technology works. Kids absorb information so fast, languages (spoken or coded) can be learned in a matter of months. Recently there has been a surge of articles and studies emerging about teaching kids to code. We live in a "Back to the Future" movie. edsurge Personalized learning means different things to different people. Visit different schools with different models, and chances are they will all tell you they are using some form of personalized learning. But what does “personalized learning” mean, and how do schools follow in others' footsteps in order to get in the game? When it comes to sports, players turn to the playbook.

Flipping Your Class with Google - EducationOnAir Description Using YouTube and the Google Apps for Education you can flip your class for anytime, anywhere learning. YouTube is the ultimate source of educational and engaging videos for every occasion. Learn how to leverage extensive capabilities of YouTube and video in the classroom. 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!! Write Code You can see your code, run it, and see what it outputs all at the same time. This makes it a lot easier to learn. Flipped Learning 016: Three-Act Math with Dan Meyer Flipped Learning 016: Three-Act Math with Dan Meyer Hide Player This week on the Flipped Learning Network Show: Troy interviews Dan Meyer, former Math teacher and is currently studying at Stanford University on a doctoral fellowship. He is the creator of the innovative Three-Act Math model that many Flipped teachers incorporate in their classes. Dan discusses Three-Act Math, what he likes and dislikes about Flipped Learning, the “Warring Factions” of Flipped Learning, his new initiative, and more.

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