Flipped Classroom 101: Challenges, Benefits & Design Tips

Catlin Tucker

The flipped classroom m odel shifts the transfer of information online and moves practice and application into the classroom. The flipped classroom was one of the first blended learning models to become popular. Flipping in Class. A few years ago I started experimenting with the in-class flip. Design a Three Part Flipped Lesson to Weave Together Offline & Online Work. Second, flip and engage.

Flipped Classrooms

EdSense

Trending with the buzz words of modern education system, that among several other innovative initiatives, adopts technology for inward learning, is “Flipped Learning”. True to its name, flipped learning flips the praxis of traditional learning, where the first source of information comes from the classroom, and further pondering or analysis if needed, is left to be done after school, often as homework. What Are Flipped Classrooms? Digital assessments.

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4 Questions about the flipped classroom teachers must answer

Neo LMS

The flipped classroom is one of our favorite topics on this blog, because it is a simple concept with big results. Flipped”, here does not mean crazy or way-out (although some would argue it is), it literally means inverting the traditional classroom model. Where once class-time was spent with the teacher at the front giving instruction, the flipped classroom has students receiving instruction at home via digital channels.

Flipped Classroom: Engaging Students with EdPuzzle

Catlin Tucker

The flipped classroom model is a blended learning strategy I use to present my vocabulary , writing, and grammar instruction online. One thing I emphasize when I lead professional development for teachers is the importance of flipping and engaging. I authored a resource for MindShift titled “ Teachers’ Guide to Using Videos ,” which includes a section describing a range of strategies a teacher can employ to flip and engage.

Why Flipped Classrooms Fail

Turn to Your Neighbor

As a champion of the popular flipped learning method developed by Eric Mazur , this phrase always hits me hard when I hear it from fellow educators. Over the years, I’ve run into many different accounts of experiments in innovative teaching and flipped classrooms, not just Peer Instruction, gone awry. ” About flipped learning with videos, “I tried it but my students didn’t watch the videos.”

Why Flipped Classrooms Fail

Turn to Your Neighbor

As a champion of the popular flipped learning method developed by Eric Mazur , this phrase always hits me hard when I hear it from fellow educators. ” About flipped learning with videos, “I tried it but my students didn’t watch the videos.” If students aren’t performing well on assessments, one question to ask yourself is, “what are they paying attention to when they are preparing?” “I tried Peer Instruction and it didn’t work.”.

A Flipped Classroom Approach: Tips from 3 Bett Speakers

ViewSonic Education

Have you ever felt that the traditional classroom structure we’ve all grown used to is a bit too limiting for the today’s day and age? After all, with the way technology has become interwoven into our daily lives, it only makes sense that our educational structure adapts to this shift to leverage the power of technology in the classroom. Below you’ll find professional insight into: What is a flipped classroom approach?

Using WSQ forms to improve impact of Flipped Classroom tasks

Neo LMS

He blogs on a fairly regular basis about Computer Science and his creation of the Hackable Classroom at [link]. I have been a fan of the flipped classroom pedagogy since 2010, when I utilized student mobile phones in my classroom to record and reflect on practical demonstrations by visiting speakers. One suggestion I tried was to utilize a WSQ sheet to structure the flipped task set for your student.

The Truly Flipped Classroom

A Principal's Reflections

Where previously they had lectured to students during class time, then assigned their students homework tasks meant to reinforce the lecture, they flipped that model around. Over time, they began calling this the “flipped classroom” model of instruction, and it has spread rapidly (in various forms) to a large number of classrooms. A Shift in Classroom Ownership Flipping the classroom can also lead to a fundamental shift in terms of who “owns” the class.

3 ways the flipped classroom leads to better subject mastery

eSchool News

Now that the buzz about flipped learning is calming and the novelty is wearing off, the time has come to dig a little deeper into the natural outcomes of flipping. Specifically, flipping can change the type of work students complete and the way in which class time will be used; it can modify the nature of assessment, and it can alter the way in which teachers will report student work. Inevitably, a teacher who is new to flipping will use materials from previous years.

Why Flipped Classrooms Fail

Turn to Your Neighbor

As a champion of the popular flipped learning method developed by Eric Mazur , this phrase always hits me hard when I hear it from fellow educators. Over the years, I’ve run into many different accounts of experiments in innovative teaching and flipped classrooms, not just Peer Instruction, gone awry. ” About flipped learning with videos, “I tried it but my students didn’t watch the videos.”

Why Flipped Classrooms Fail Part 2

Turn to Your Neighbor

In Part 1 of this three part series, I propose one reason why I suspect some flipped classrooms fail while others succeed. [ Go to Part 1: Why Flipped Classrooms Fail ] Failure is a broad term and there are many ways a flipped classroom can fail. I can deal with almost all other types of flip class letdowns–such as student resistance or lack of engagement — if students excel. Go to Part 1: Why Flipped Classrooms Fail . .

Why Flipped Classrooms Fail Part 2

Turn to Your Neighbor

In Part 1 of this three part series, I propose one reason why I suspect some flipped classrooms fail while others succeed. [ Go to Part 1: Why Flipped Classrooms Fail ] Failure is a broad term and there are many ways a flipped classroom can fail. I can deal with almost all other types of flip class letdowns–such as student resistance or lack of engagement — if students excel. Go to Part 1: Why Flipped Classrooms Fail . .

4 Steps for Designing an Online Assessment for Flipped Classroom

Fractus Learning

Are you thinking about designing an online assessment for a Flipped classroom? First, consider whether the tool you are thinking about is the right tool for what you want to assess. Second, does this online assessment align with the rest of the course curriculum. Third, think about what strategies you can use to engage students with the online assessment. Think about matching the right online tool to the assessment. Flipped Classroom Uncategorize

The Must-Have Tools in My Flipped Classroom

Edsurge

When I first began flipping my math class in 2010, the ability to screencast, upload video to the web and have students watch lectures at their own pace was exciting and innovative. Though it was a step in the right direction toward a more personalized and student-centered classroom, a couple of tech tools that have emerged during the past few years have truly changed my thinking about what is possible for the flipped classroom.

From Flipped Classrooms to Flipping with Peer Instruction

Turn to Your Neighbor

In a recent article on flipped learning in USA Today, Nancy Lape of Harvey Mudd College reports finding no statistical difference in students’ learning in a study comparing a “flipped” and a lecture-based classroom. What would have happened if Thomas Edison quit the first time he saw dark when he flipped the switches in his lab? When they flipped their classrooms at Byron High School, they were surprised at the results.

Lessons From Flipped Classrooms and Flipped Failures

Edsurge

So a few years ago Talbert, a math professor at Grand Valley State University, tried a new approach, known as flipped learning—a method catching on these days in college classrooms. Unlike the lecture model, in which students first encountering new material in the classroom, in the flipped model the students’ first encounter with the material happens outside of class, usually in the form of video lectures. The feeling would crop up every so often.

The Flipped Classroom

Cool Tools for 21st Century Learners

J onathan Bergmann and Aaron Sams are a couple of innovative teachers who have developed an approach to teaching and learning known as The Flipped Classroom, which certainly supports the idea of teachers as learning coaches. At it''s most basic level, The Flipped Classroom approach means front loading the learning and assigning the prep work as homework in order for students to come to class prepared to use it.

5 Ways to Address Student Resistance in the Flipped Classroom

Fractus Learning

They break away from the ‘norms’ you typically see in a classroom. In these environments, you’re not going to see a classroom where students are listening to the teacher’s voice as he or she presents information from the textbook. The flipped classroom is one type of active learning environment. It’s hard because flipped classrooms require a new set of skills for both the instructor and the students. Assess often. Flipped Classroom School

Why Flipped Classrooms Fail Part 2

Turn to Your Neighbor

In Part 1 of this three part series, I propose one reason why I suspect some flipped classrooms fail while others succeed. [ Go to Part 1: Why Flipped Classrooms Fail ] Failure is a broad term and there are many ways a flipped classroom can fail. I can deal with almost all other types of flip class letdowns–such as student resistance or lack of engagement — if students excel. Go to Part 1: Why Flipped Classrooms Fail .

Do Flipped Classrooms Drive Active Learning?

Turning Learning On Its Head

Jon had a chance to visit with Dr. Cathy Box ( @cathybox ), an expert on formative assessments who shares how she sees flipped classrooms promoting active learning. Jon had a chance to visit with Dr. Cathy Box ( @cathybox ), an expert on formative assessments who shares how she sees flipped classrooms promoting active learning. DEEPER LEARNING flipclass FLIPPED CLASS RESULTS RADIO SHOW

Flip It! The Flipped Classroom Model is for Everyone. Here’s Why.

Fractus Learning

“Will a flipped classroom work in your subject and grade level? ” In The Flipped Class: Is Flipping for Everyone? hosts Jon Bergmann and Aaron Sams demonstrate basic ways subject-area educators can apply the flipped classroom model to their teaching practice. Bergmann and Sams are veteran educators and pioneers of the flipped classroom. Never heard of a Flipped Classroom? Is Flipping for Everyone?

Bending the rules of flipped classrooms

Neo LMS

Flipped classrooms are the bread and butter of e-learning and have defined the education landscape in the past few years or so. Educators have played with the flipped classroom and applied a lot of techniques and approaches to increase student engagement and interaction. However, there are teachers which view the flipped model as merely recording videos or listening to podcasts to immerse students at home. I’ll share my insights on extending flipped classes.

Why Flipped Classrooms Fail Part 3

Turn to Your Neighbor

Flipped classrooms sometimes fall flat. In this third and final post, we continue our exploration of why flipped classrooms fail (see Part 1 and Part 2 ). You will gain diverse perspectives and new strategies from expert practitioners in K-12 and higher education including flipped learning pioneer, Aaron Sams. We encourage you to interact with us and contribute your own theories on flip class flops in the comments section or via Twitter.

Why Flipped Classrooms Fail Part 3

Turn to Your Neighbor

Flipped classrooms sometimes fall flat. In this third and final post, we continue our exploration of why flipped classrooms fail (see Part 1 and Part 2 ). You will gain diverse perspectives and new strategies from expert practitioners in K-12 and higher education including flipped learning pioneer, Aaron Sams. We encourage you to interact with us and contribute your own theories on flip class flops in the comments section or via Twitter.

Paper: Flipped Classroom Works When Students Cooperate

K-12 Schools - Education News

The UK National Foundation for Educational Research (NFER) has revealed the benefits and challenges of flipped classroom learning for mathematics. The experiment took place in Secondary 1-3 classes of Mathematics in which teachers used Khan Academy in a flipped learning implementation. Reporting on the benefits of flipped classroom learning, a teacher said according to NFER’s study: “I think flipped learning is brilliant.

The blended learning models that can help schools reopen

The Christensen Institute

Two of the blended-learning models we’ve documented are well suited to these circumstances: the Enriched Virtual model and the Flipped Classroom model. In Flipped Classroom setups, students learn at home via online coursework and video-recorded lectures, and teachers use class time for teacher-guided practice or projects. She “flipped” her lessons into online videos for students to watch at home.

The best solution to improve daily classroom activities

Linways Technologies

Quality based education , student-centric education , online learning, and assessments, simplifying the administration, etc. There’s not even a difference of opinion on whether or not we need technology in our classrooms. Digital classrooms.

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10 Awesome Courses To Improve Your Online Classroom

The CoolCatTeacher

From the Cool Cat Teacher Blog by Vicki Davis Follow @coolcatteacher on Twitter Teaching online and blending classrooms is a hot topic, but there’s always room for improvement. In this blog post, you’ll discover ten topics that can help you improve your online or blended classroom. 1 – Flipped Classroom Concepts for Homework The flipped classroom has been around for a while. The advantage of implementing a flipped classroom is twofold.

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Flipped classroom: Is it something for contingent faculty?

Connecting 2 the World

As my previous posts have discussed, I am part of a training project for the flipped classroom. However, I fear that the teaching evaluations for this class will be less than stellar due to the gap between student expectations as to what a good teacher is and the way it is defined by the flipped classroom. Even the questions on the evaluation (does instructor explain the concepts well ) is geared towards evaluating the traditional classroom.

A Glimpse of the Future: What the K-12 Classroom Will Look Like in 2025

Ed Tech from the Ground Up

This week I’ll be on a panel discussing the Future Classroom at this year’s STEM Summit hosted by Towson University. Given that my experience is limited to middle school and high school students through my test-prep company and my critical-reading web app, SmartyReader , I’ll highlight my own insights in hopes of sparking a larger discussion of how the K-12 classroom will look in 2025.

10 keys to success in blended learning

Ditch That Textbook

Ed Tech blended learning edtech educational technology flipped classroom formative assessmentIn our eighth-grade math prototype and our elementary math programs, I’ve watched teachers as they adapt to blended learning. For many of them, the idea isn’t a strange one, and it has provided some unexpected surprises (both good and bad). Elementary teachers have seen the value of centers for a long time. Middle and high school teachers [.].

New Year’s Resolution: I’m Moving ALL Assessment into the Classroom

Catlin Tucker

this year I am bound and determined to move ALL assessment into the classroom! Click To Tweet This may sound like a crazy resolution given that most teachers spend hours of time outside of school assessing their students’ work. Real-time feedback and assessment are way more effective. I’ll explain how I plan to use each specifically to create the time needed to move assessment back into the classroom.

10 things I learned flipping my classroom

eSchool News

In the spring of 2013, after attending several conferences and beginning research for my dissertation, I set out to flip some of the aspects of my classroom. The term “flipping your classroom,” coined by Jon Bergmann and Aaron Sams more than a decade ago, has become a flexible term used to describe a number of different teaching techniques for turning instruction on its head. Flipping the grading.

How to Bring ‘Mastery Learning’ to the Classroom

Edsurge

A former high school science teacher, Johnson pioneered what she calls a flipped-mastery classroom, where students learn concepts and take assessments whenever they feel ready. She explains how she reaches parents, skeptical students and those who were falling behind—and shares her best tips for a successful mastery classroom. EdSurge: When you were teaching, you were known for this mastery-based, flipped learning approach.