Flipped Professional Development for Teachers Guest post by Kristin Daniels (@kadaniels), Technology Integration Specialist- Stillwater Area Public Schools Video tutorials have been available to educators for many years. However, there is currently great momentum for using video resources for “flipped learning”. In the case of teacher professional development, district administrators are interested in the potential for “flipped” professional development, or Flipped PD.
Lecture Less, Guide More: Flipping the Classroom Faculty Fellowship 2013-2014 Overview Dates: September 2013 – May 2014 The purpose of this fellowship was to share faculty experiences using active learning techniques to achieve greater student learning, and to implement new classroom techniques . Center for Teaching and Learning Large Lecture Instruction Instruction resource page. Full of useful information for preparing, teaching, and evaluating your course. News and Events 3 Ways to Support Flipping Faculty Flipped Classroom 3 Ways to Support Flipping Faculty Reinventing classes in a flipped format takes a lot of time and effort. Here's how three institutions have created a support structure for faculty making the switch. Dorian Canelas, a chemistry professor at Duke University (NC), has been flipping her classes since 2009.
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. The Best Thing You can Do Now to Prepare Next Years’ Students for the Flipped... Below is the introductory video we made for our students at the beginning of the year. Note the student speak at about 8 minutes and 15 seconds. Also note that it is WAY too long. Don’t make a video this long. Mastery Learning at Woodland Park High School from Jonathan Bergmann on Vimeo. Then take some time and edit the video and you are ready to start next year.
Research: Active Learning More Important than Flipping the Classroom Research Research: Active Learning More Important than Flipping the Classroom Active learning produces the same student learning outcomes in both flipped and nonflipped classrooms, according to new research from Brigham Young University (BYU). In the flipped classroom model, students watch video lectures outside of class time and participate in active learning activities during class time. The approach has been growing in popularity, so researchers at BYU decided to test its effectiveness. They created two freshman biology classes, one that used the flipped model and one that didn't. Center for Teaching and Learning A flipped class (view image) is one that inverts the typical cycle of content acquisition and application so that students gain necessary knowledge before class, and instructors guide students to actively and interactively clarify and apply that knowledge during class. Like the best classes have always done, this approach supports instructors playing their most important role of guiding their students to deeper thinking and higher levels of application. A flipped class keeps student learning at the center of teaching.
One Stop Learning: Flipped Classroom, Mobile Learning, WhatsApp, and Learning Nuggets Remember the droning lecture in Ferris Bueller's Day Off ("Anyone? … Anyone?")? The scene maybe exaggerated but I think quite typical in most classroom. The sage on stage scenario is, by and large, still prevalent. Lectures are not necessarily bad; in fact in some cases lectures are appropriate and relevant.