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?

4 Ways to Discover the Best Edtech

Digital Promise

This resulted in a frenzy to find an app or a website to use in the classroom with students. While we’ve come a long way from the “grasping at straws” syndrome, educators continue to ponder the worth of many educational technology (edtech) products and struggle with the best and most efficient means of choosing these products. So how does a teacher find new edtech products suitable for their classroom and determine their value? Read edtech-focused blogs.

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Why a K-12 Operating System is the Next Step in the Evolution of Edtech

Edsurge

Yes, this was before Google Classroom existed!) To supplement in-person support offered during class and lunch periods, I published a simple Google site to house my lessons, assessments, and other resources. I was so green at this point in my career that I probably assumed every classroom in the 21st century operated this way. It felt like every tool I used in the classroom was inherently designed to work in isolation.

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 [.].

The best solution to improve daily classroom activities

Linways Technologies

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

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Here are the 4 key elements of a futuristic classroom.

Linways Technologies

We have often been talking about the future of education, teaching in the 21st century, teaching-learning in the classroom, etc. For instance, in this article, we are planning to discuss the elements that make a classroom of the future. The 4 key elements of a futuristic classroom?

Do we gain by debating the merits of blended learning?

The Christensen Institute

As such, specific blended implementations should not be evaluated in a vacuum; they should be assessed against their efficacy at solving the specific problems they were designed to solve. Certain models—such as the Station Rotation, Lab Rotation, and Flipped Classroom models—will be easier to implement as solutions to core problems to boost traditional performance metrics like seat-time and average test scores.

Digital Assessment Techniques with Edpuzzle

Baker's B.Y.O.D.

Edpuzzle is at the center of formative assessment in my flipped classroom. From syncing with Google Classroom to quick checks for understanding, Edpuzzle is my go-to tool for assessing students' learning with video lessons. I have used Edpuzzle to flip my Back to School Night , blend with paper texts while reading audiobooks , and deliver instruction in professional development workshops.

Becoming an Edtech Iron Chef – Featuring the Voice of @SGVCUE

CUE

Iron Chef lessons are simple, quick, and help students reach the 4Cs (Communication, Collaboration, Creativity, and Critical Thinking) while letting teachers assess student learning. It can be shared in Google Drive or Google Classroom. I used this protocol in a doctoral course on EdTech Leadership. They all came to the conclusion that this could be used as an assessment tool as well where they could “live grade” their students with a rubric.

An overview of active Learning.

Linways Technologies

Why does it work so well and how to implement active learning in your classrooms. It makes each student feel valued and recognized in a classroom. Different methods for adopting active learning in the classroom. Flipped Classroom. Flipped Classroom is a widely used method for implementing the active learning process. And this would help teachers to assess and correct the errors in the thinking of students.

How can academic management systems improve daily classroom activities

Linways Technologies

Quality based education , student-centric education , online learning and assessments, simplifying the administration etc. has brought the edtech industry to the forefront of innovation. Many of the largest companies in the world are highly investing in edtech and teaching-learning, not to mention the industry leaders who are making great contributions in terms of money and initiatives. The role of teacher is still inevitable, and necessary, inside the classroom.

The Problem With Expecting Student Access

CUE

Birthplace of Apple, Facebook, and everyone’s favorite edtech company, Google. This wide variety of lifestyle, income, and infrastructure can get in the way of student access to learning or our assessment of our students. When flipping the classroom , for example, students gain knowledge away from the classroom through video, text selections, podcasts, etc., Other classrooms provide instruction through Google Apps for Education.

Teachers' Essential Guide to Formative Assessment

Graphite Blog

What is formative assessment? What makes a good formative assessment? How should I use formative assessment results? How do I know what type of formative assessment to use? What are the benefits of using an edtech tool for formative assessment? What is formative assessment? A formative assessment is a teaching move -- a question, an activity, or an assignment -- that a teacher performs to gain information about student learning.

Teachers and Students Create Visually Engaging Presentations with Top iOS App

techlearning

App of the Day picks are selected from the top edtech tools reviewed by Common Sense Education, which helps educators find the best ed-tech tools, learn best practices for teaching with tech, and equip students with the skills they need to use technology safely and responsibly. App of the Day Presentation edtech Assessment Resources App Flipped Classroom

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Free Platform Provides Simple Way to Discuss & Analyze Videos

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Bottom Line: This time-based video discussion tool increases interaction for traditional, flipped, or blended classrooms, but might offer more in the way of built-in instruction and assessment features. Resources Video Blended Learning App of the Day edtech Videos Flipped ClassroomVialogues Targeted discussions can help make video content more interactive Pros: The platform provides an easy and safe way to create discussions around online videos.

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The Chilean Ministry of Education Launches New Partnership with Discovery Education Supporting Presidential EdTech Initiative

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3of October of 2018) – The Chilean Ministry of Education (MINEDUC) has launched a new partnership with Discovery Education , the leading provider of digital content and professional learning for Primary and Secondary classrooms, supporting Me Conecto para Aprender (I Connect to Learn), an initiative of Chilean President Sebastián Piñera. classrooms, 50 percent of all primary schools in the UK, and more than 50 countries around the globe.

Why Flipped Learning Is Still Going Strong 10 Years Later

Edsurge

Ten years ago two Colorado chemistry teachers unleashed a brash concept on a K-12 landscape where few questioned the age-old formula of lecture, homework, assess, repeat. It became know as the flipped classroom—a modern, video-based version of a model pioneered by a handful of higher ed professors during the 1990s. Of course, the flipped movement still has its critics. The promise of more time for active learning is key to the flipped appeal, its fans say.

How be a successful teacher in modern times.

Linways Technologies

Follow these to stay focused and ensure best results from both inside and outside the classroom. Your lesson plan and outcomes should include details like classroom design , mode of instruction, technology used, and how engaged your students would be during teaching it. Teachers have a lot to do. Designing lesson plans, creating and handling reports, question papers, marklists etc, connecting with students and parents, and addressing their concerns. The list goes on.

Its 2019. So Why Do 21st-Century Skills Still Matter?

Edsurge

In my own work with educators around the globe, I’ve watched the emergence of 21st century trends such as makerspaces, flipped learning, genius hour, gamification, and more. As the 21st century learning movement expands internationally, we’re seeing an abundance of frameworks, assessments, and semantic labels as different organizations put their spin on what’s worth knowing. Translating from vision to classroom implementation “is the journey we’re all on now,” says Ken Kay.

Breaking the Blockbuster Model

CUE

Recently, I’ve been a part of some really good conversations around trends in grading practices , parent access to the classroom curriculum , and use of UDL. Ultimately though, I think what I want out of it most of all is a chance to start a conversation around the traditional ways we’ve thought about teaching, learning, creating, and consuming content in our classrooms. First, I want to think about this model of schooling: the classic lecture-based classroom.

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Hyperdocs: How to’s and Tips for Teachers

The CoolCatTeacher

Sometimes in the Hyperdoc then, you can do like a flipped classroom type of thing, where they can access the Hyperdoc. So is it almost like somebody’s in Google Classroom, and the doc is like a page or a webpage you would have in your LMS? Now, what I do is in Google Classroom , I will give them the Hyperdoc, and then I will make a copy for each student. A recent Hyperdoc Lesson in Lisa’s Classroom.

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For the Edtech Innovation Today’s Learners Need, Look Not to Companies, But to Campuses

Edsurge

On the tails of Educause, with its Startup Alley and all the announcements of what’s new and hot in edtech , it leaves me wondering: Are we missing the innovation happening in our own backyards? The builders, makers, dreamers and doers who see opportunity to effect change for learners from within the walls, virtual or physical, of their classrooms, of their libraries, of their administrative offices. They are flipping classrooms and entire curricula.

The Pedagogy of Blended Learning

A Principal's Reflections

At the time the flipped approach was all the rage and best suited for the resources we had and the age group of our kids. Small-group instruction while the rest of the class is engaged in other activities Checking for understanding Differentiation Assessment (formative and summative) Feedback Elements The real power of pedagogically-sound blended activities is to empower kids to take more ownership over their learning while making the experience more personal in school.

How a Flipped Syllabus, Twitter and YouTube Made This Professor Teacher of the Year

Edsurge

Boyer uses a “flipped syllabus” in which students' final grades are based on the points they've earned—not lost—throughout the semester. Boyer uses a “flipped syllabus” in which students' final grades are based on the points they've earned—not lost—throughout the semester. We sat down with Boyer to learn more about his flipped syllabus, unique assessments, and the hard work that goes into an easy A. Does a flipped syllabus lead to a lot of A’s?

Favorite #EdTech Tools of 2015 @zaption @peardeck @techsmithedu @desmos @socraticorg @wacom #flipclass #edchat

techieMusings

Here are a few of my #EdTech tools of 2015: Camtasia – used to screen record & video edit my flipped classroom videos. ZAPTION enables me to truly personalize my flipped classroom by embedding formative assessment directly into video lessons. PEAR DECK is a teacher presentation tool to increase student participation & engagement by allowing real-time formative assessments and discussions.

Adapting the 5E teaching model to remote classrooms

Neo LMS

A comprehensive teaching model helps educators identify strategies that motivate learners to discover new things, to explore a new field of knowledge (or continue exploring previous ones, but with more effective approaches), and at the same time, it provides a useful assessment system.

Innovating Pedagogy Report released - some great information included

Educational Technology Guy

2014 is the third year they have published the report, exploring innovations in teaching, learning and assessment. It has some interesting information and insight into some technology trends, including Flipped Classrooms, BYOD, storytelling and more. edtech educational technology pedagogy The Open University''s annual ''Innovating Pedagogy'' report has just been published.

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Student Projects in @EDpuzzle: Tutorial & Examples for English, Science, Math, Foreign Languague, & PE #edtech #flipclass

techieMusings

I have written a couple of blog posts on how I use EDpuzzle in my classroom ( how I use EDpuzzle analytics ; favorite tools for teaching online AP Calculus ). I am beginning, now, to turn my attention to a topic I began exploring last year with Zaption — digging into uses beyond a flipped classroom tool. This formative assessment requires students to describe, with written text, how to complete an example.

Using Technology to Personalize Learning @PearDeck @EDpuzzle #flipclass #blendedlearning #edtech

techieMusings

When I first began flipping my math classroom in 2010, the ability to screencast, upload to the web, and have students be able to watch lectures at their own pace was exciting and innovative. Though that was a step in the direction to a more personalized, student-centered classroom, tech tools that have emerged in the past four years have truly revolutionized what is possible.

AP Jeopardy Review – Using @PearDeck & @Wacom Tablets to Engage, Gamify & Reflect #edtech #mathchat

techieMusings

It’s definitely a huge inspiration behind my flipped classroom. If they were doing this on paper, I wouldn’t be able to assess this until after class. But, when they are working such complex equations, there’s really a limit to how much I can see when I’m trying to get around the entire classroom. Note: I am editing/revising an old post to reflect some updates in the process of how I run AP Jeopardy Review in my AP Calculus Class!

Using Google Forms to Streamline Feedback & Document Growth

techlearning

A Teacher’s Guide to Surviving Fortnite ] I also touch on different Google Form tricks and hacks like the best way to structure a Google Form to get better data, how to integrate Flipgird into Google Forms for even more powerful feedback, how to use pivot tables within Forms to analyze student data, and how to use conditional formatting to create a heat map that let’s you assess student growth quickly. edtech Google Apps TL Advisor Blog Assessment

Adopting the asynchronous mindset for better online learning

Neo LMS

But edtech is only one part of the solution to overcoming all challenges related to school lockdowns. If the shift to using edtech as an integral part of teaching can be eased with various tutorials, ‘train the trainers’ sessions and continuous support from vendors on how to use a certain digital tool or another , educators have to manage an even more challenging one: the shift from synchronous to asynchronous teaching and learning. Read more: Flipped Classroom.

Why Flipped and Blended Learning are Making Waves in education

Ask a Tech Teacher

A Columbia University research found that, on average, students taught through online learning techniques performed modestly better than those learning through classical classroom approach. In lieu of several such factual findings, educators have begun implementing a novel methodology, such as using blended learning software , that has transformed the rather archaic and mundane ‘classroom teaching’ into a revolutionary educational experience; enter the world of Blended learning.

Screencast Tool Lets Kids & Teachers Create Multimedia Presentations

techlearning

Hippo Video Capture, narrate, flip, and give feedback with multimedia screencasts Pros: Teachers can easily assign content to students; the intuitive design means users can be creating screencasts within minutes. Bottom Line: This is a terrific option that supports flipped classrooms, video feedback, student presentations, and formative assessment. Free Online Video Library Ideal for Flipped or Traditional Classroom ] Read more here.

The role of technology in the PYP

EdTech4Beginners

Making The PYP Happen goes on to outline the IB’s definition of inquiry learning: “Students should be invited to investigate significant issues by formulating their own questions, designing their own inquiries, assessing the various means available to support their inquiries, and proceeding with research, experimentation, observation and analysis that will help them in finding their own responses to the issues.”. Tagged: edtech , education , ib , learning , pyp , teachers , teaching.