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8 Great Reasons to Flip Your Classroom (and 4 of the Wrong Reasons), from Bergmann and Sams. Flip! What do teachers who’ve flipped their classrooms have to report? Flip Teaching Resources - Folder Shared from Box. FlippedPD. Khan Academy Founder Salman Khan on Liberating the Classroom for Creativity. Exploring the Digital Nation - Computer and Internet Use at Home. Printer-friendly version Executive Summary This report updates and expands last year’s report, Exploring the Digital Nation: Home Broadband Internet Adoption in the United States, based on data from the Census Bureau’s most recent Current Population Survey (CPS) School Enrollment and Internet Use Supplement.

Exploring the Digital Nation - Computer and Internet Use at Home

The report also provides additional information augmenting the February 2011 research preview, Digital Nation: Expanding Internet Usage, and includes new findings on computer and Internet use in the United States. For example, we use regression analysis to help explain some of the disparities in broadband Internet adoption that exist between demographic and geographic groups. The analysis reveals that, by holding constant certain factors such as household income, education, or age, the adoption disparities may decrease significantly. Below is a summary of our final review of the 2010 CPS results. The Educational Value of Creative Disobedience. 1Share Synopsis In this age of innovation, even more important than being an effective problem solver, is being a problem finder.

The Educational Value of Creative Disobedience

It’s one thing to look at a problem and be able to generate a solution; it is another thing to be able to look at an ambiguous situation, and decide if there is a problem that needs to be solved. That’s a skill that isn’t really targeted by traditional teaching methods, and in fact, it is often discouraged. Rule-breaking , to an extent, should be tolerated and encouraged, and yes—even taught. TED-Ed Website Tour.

Flipped Classroom Examples Five Best Practices for the Flipped Classroom. Ok, I'll be honest.

Five Best Practices for the Flipped Classroom

I get very nervous when I hear education reformists and politicians tout how "incredible" the flipped-classroom model, or how it will "solve" many of the problems of education. It doesn't solve anything. How well does Khan Academy teach? - The Answer Sheet. Update: Fixing links.

How well does Khan Academy teach? - The Answer Sheet

Should You Flip Your Classroom? At its core, "flipped instruction" refers to moving aspects of teaching out of the classroom and into the homework space.

Should You Flip Your Classroom?

With the advent of new technologies, specifically the ability to record digitally annotated and narrated screencasts, instructional videos have become a common medium in the flipped classroom. Although not limited to videos, a flipped classroom most often harnesses different forms of instructional video published online for students. Despite recent buzz, catalyzed primarily by Salman Khan's TED talk, flipped instruction is by no means a new methodology. In the early 19th century, General Sylvanus Thayer created a system at West Point where engineering students, given a set of materials, were responsible for obtaining core content prior to coming to class. The classroom space was then used for critical thinking and group problem solving.

The Flip: Why I Love It, How I Use It. Culture Teaching Strategies Flickr: Mike Baird By Shelley Wright I love the flip.

The Flip: Why I Love It, How I Use It

I do. The Flip-Flopped Classroom « The DigiTeacher. There’s a great deal of buzz around the Flipped Classroom idea at the moment.

The Flip-Flopped Classroom « The DigiTeacher

The argument goes something like this. In an industrial age the educational model was one in which teachers mediated content for children so that it could be assimilated in preparation for a chosen career, which everyone expected would last a life-time. Knowledge was seen as the content which could be acquired and stored in the brain or in libraries. This model suited an age defined by factories and warehouses. Best practice was teaching which prepared children by giving them not only the basic knowledge they would need, but also teaching them how to access information effectively. Internet Catalogue.

Flip Your Minds before Flipping Your Classrooms. To Flip or not to Flip Your Classrooms ? We all agree teachers aren’t the gatekeepers of information or knowledge any more in this age.

To Flip or not to Flip Your Classrooms ?

In Flip Your Minds before Flipping Your Classrooms, we pointed out that actualy the right purpose behind this pedagogy is to put students in charge of their own learning, and to turn students into active learners instead of passive receivers. 10 Big Problems with Lecture-Based Learning is a post trying to give a thorough examination on the model of teachers delivering contents in front of classes. Even as early as 20 years ago, Dr. Eric Mazur (link to his researches and presentations) of Harvard University found that lecturing wasn’t effective and began to adopt different approach in his big classes. In order to reach everyone in the situation of big classes, he is still striving to design structured flow and student response tools aided by technologies to maximize the depth of interaction between teachers and students.

A Chemistry Teacher’s Reflection on Flipped Classrooms. Maybe the most important and authentic parts of teaching and learning practices are from the reflections of teachers and students.

A Chemistry Teacher’s Reflection on Flipped Classrooms

Without these reflections, pedagogy theories are only theories, nothing more. This is a reflection from a high school chemistry teacher Ramsey Musallam on his flipped teaching (flipped classroom). (a great site full of information about flipped classroom) On-The-Go Responses Recently, a huge philosophical debate regarding the efficacy of flip teaching (i.e., inverted classroom, reverse instruction, blah blah blah…) as an instructional pedagogy has dominated the blogosphere.

Good science instruction should inspire students to construct their own knowledge.I teach at an urban catholic high school, and although improving, our schedule is still very limited (primary reasons include: additional school holidays and lack of athletic facilities that require students to miss class often). 15 Flipped Classrooms We Can Learn From. The Flipped Classroom: Pro and Con.

The Flipped Classroom: An Infographic Explanation. As I posted in How to Flip Your Classroom – and Get Your Students to Do the Work The "flipped" classroom - This is the idea that teachers shoot videos of their lessons, then make them available online for students to view at home.

The Flipped Classroom: An Infographic Explanation

Class time is then devoted to problem solving – with the teacher acting as a guide to teams of students. It’s a great approach that flips the delivery of the lesson to homework – it’s like a TiVo time shift that can reshape your classroom. … [we saw] flipping the class as a great opportunity to engage our students in taking more responsibility for their learning.

How to Make a Flipped Class Video with Someone Across the Country. One of the things folks have liked about Aaron and my videos is that we made them together. We had classrooms right next to each other and though scheduling the making of the videos was often difficult, we felt the videos were much better with a partner, so we made this a priority. Often when we present about the flipped classroom, we hear from teachers that they wish they had a partner in their building to work with. This certainly is ideal, but this is often not reality for many teachers. They would love to have a partner, but there is no other teacher in their building either interested, or who teaches the same course.