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. Inevitably, a teacher who is new to flipping will use materials from previous years.

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. ” (Since this posting, questions have surfaced about the quality of the reporting in the USA Today article and members of the research team have provided more accurate depictions of the study here ). .

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.

A true gift from SHEG: DIY digital literacy assessments and tools for historical thinking

NeverEndingSearch

You may remember Stanford History Education Group (SHEG) for its groundbreaking and utterly depressing report, Evaluating Information: The Cornerstone of Online Civic Reasoning. The free assessments include Google Docs assessments to copy and digital rubrics to download.

Innovating Pedagogy Report released - some great information included

Educational Technology Guy

The Open University''s annual ''Innovating Pedagogy'' report has just been published. 2014 is the third year they have published the report, exploring innovations in teaching, learning and assessment. Take a look at here: [link] news/news/2014-innovating- pedagogy-report.

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How SAMR and Tech Can Help Teachers Truly Transform Assessment

Edsurge

What follows are four ways that technology transcends analog tools in education, including those that demonstrate simple recall while providing valuable feedback to fuel learning to the true innovators in our classrooms: teachers. source: vandycft/flickr) By contrast, Reuben Puentedura’s SAMR model suggests increasingly complex ways that technology impacts the classroom. Socrative , Kahoot and TopHat , are great tools for augmenting assessment, especially in flipped classrooms.

How be a successful teacher in modern times.

Linways Technologies

Designing lesson plans, creating and handling reports, question papers, marklists etc, connecting with students and parents, and addressing their concerns. Follow these to stay focused and ensure best results from both inside and outside the classroom. Teachers have a lot to do.

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Technology Tidbits

Cleaner Interface: A polished, streamlined functionality lets users more easily navigate existing features including polling for instant feedback, a real-time assessment center, blogging capabilities and classroom organization tools.

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?

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Technology Tidbits

Cleaner Interface: A polished, streamlined functionality lets users more easily navigate existing features including polling for instant feedback, a real-time assessment center, blogging capabilities and classroom organization tools.

GrammarFlip

Technology Tidbits

Not only is this ideal for self paced learning, but this can help educators differentiate instruction as well as "flip" a classroom/lesson. Best of all are the detailed reports that gives real-time assessment for teachers. flipped classroom grammar self paced learning

Setting Homework for Today’s Students – 3 Ways to Create Effective Assignments

Fractus Learning

If you had a report to write, you hand copied the material from an encyclopedia. Flip Your Classroom. The idea behind the flipped classroom is that students watch the equivalent of a lecture and perhaps read some informational text prior to class.

The Carrot and The Stick: Are American Schools Actually Teaching Us?

Fractus Learning

When we did a report on our country in third grade, and again on a country completely different from our own in sixth grade, we had to report on its history, languages, culture, food, art, everything which mad it unique.

To Flip or Not to Flip? That is the Question!

Fractus Learning

One popular educational model called the Flipped Classroom, combines the power of technology and pedagogy to enhance learning. Educators have spent countless hours designing the most engaging and groundbreaking classroom videos; however, does this model work for ALL students?

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Not Another Dashboard: K-12 Interoperability Efforts Aim to Inform (Not Just Report)

Edsurge

Schools and districts needed a way to standardize data about their students’ backgrounds and achievement levels to meet state and federal reporting requirements. Reports to Insights. Can a student’s activity on Khan Academy offer any clues into why he or she did not do well on the problem-solving section of an online benchmark math assessment? Is the student an English language learner who does best with visual and verbal cues not included on the assessment?

Flipping Awesome Physics with an Asynchronous Flipped Gameful Mastery Learning Classroom

The CoolCatTeacher

Flipping Awesome Physics with an Asynchronous Flipped Gameful Mastery Learning Classroom. Now, Jon, you have recently implemented an asynchronous, flipped, gameful, mastery learning classroom. What is asynchronous, flipped, gameful, mastery learning?

4 Models of blended learning to implement in the classroom

Neo LMS

Horn, of the Christensen Institute, wrote a definitive report on blended learning taxonomies , that aimed to define the term “blended learning” completely and accurately. Flipped classrooms are also defined by using the Internet as the primary mode for delivery of content.

How NEO helped me work my way into a blended learning environment

Neo LMS

Several years ago I decided to flip my classroom. To get started I read the book Flip Your Classroom: Reach Every Student in Every Class Every Day by Aaron Sams and Jonathan Bergmann, joined several groups online and followed a couple of entities on Twitter.

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. So how does a teacher find new edtech products suitable for their classroom and determine their value? Tips for discovering the best edtech tools for your classroom.

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Class Compete

Technology Tidbits

Class Compete is a fantastic Game Base Learning and Assessment system that educators are using to help boost student''s test scores and eliminate test anxiety. Educators can even create their own content and best of all assess student progress through detailed reports.

Flipping Your School’s Professional Development

Ed Tech from the Ground Up

A few years ago, flipped instruction was a concept touted by only the most adventurous of educators. Now the movement has taken off and is an integral part of thousands of classrooms all over the world. Flipped Professional Development at Hudson Middle School.

How Are Educators Broadening Their Definitions of Evidence?

Edsurge

But if the success criteria was [whether] I would be able to assess social-emotional learning [such as greater social awareness], I’m not sure because I don’t have evidence.” Of the 69 educators who responded to the question, nearly half reported that they had not tried to measure success.

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Class Compete

Technology Tidbits

Class Compete is a fantastic Game Base Learning and Assessment system that educators are using to help boost student's test scores and eliminate test anxiety. Educators can even create their own content and best of all assess student progress through detailed reports.

Class Compete

Technology Tidbits

Class Compete is a fantastic Game Base Learning and Assessment system that educators are using to help boost student's test scores and eliminate test anxiety. Educators can even create their own content and best of all assess student progress through detailed reports.

10 Ways to Use Twitter in Class

Ask a Tech Teacher

It makes sense; tweets and twitter streams have been part of hard-core news reports for years as an effective way for leaders and politicians to reach their constituents and pollsters to gauge what interests people. Formative assessment. How Do Students Access Twitter in the Classroom.

Who are great blended-learning teachers?

The Christensen Institute

Furthermore, given the broad variety of classrooms and students, we’ll never fully untangle which competencies matter most in each circumstance. Counsel students prior to enrollment in a fully online course to assess independence, mentor support, and readiness.

Competency Based Learning: How Flipped Mastery Makes CBL Possible

Turning Learning On Its Head

During the 2007-2008 school year, Aaron Sams and I pioneered the flipped class model of education. Though the flipped class model proved to be an effective strategy in which we saw increases in student achievement and engagement, we only did the traditional flipped classroom for one year.

Editor’s Note: Reality Check

techlearning

Kevin Hogan One of the biggest promises—or some would say threats—of flipped classroom/blended learning school strategies in winters past was the death of the snow day.

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Thinking About Flipping Your Classroom? Check out These Simple Ways To Get Started

MSEDTechie

The Flipped Classroom is a fairly new strategy that flips traditional classroom teaching to offer a more student centered approach. By completing the "homework" in the classroom this allows for more teacher and student interaction.

Summer 2017 Learning Series-6 Awesome Tools To Try This School Year

The Web20Classroom

School may be out for many but the learning we do as educators can last even outside the classroom. From there we looked at Formative Assessment and how easy it is to do today. Finally we will finish the series by looking at some new and exciting tools to try in your classroom.

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How Improving Student Feedback and Teaching Data Science Restored Our Classroom Culture

Edsurge

Over winter break in 2015, I found myself scouring the internet for career alternatives that would take me out of the classroom. Little did I know that by 2019 I would find a way to apply the data science strategies I learned as a geologist to bring joy and engagement back to my classroom. I asked a variety of questions about their perception of the instruction and assessment practices we had shifted to, the types of feedback they received and how they felt about the class.

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Students Like Flipped Homework More!

Turning Learning On Its Head

I am about to complete a book about the relationship between flipped learning and homework. While writing the book, I realized that I needed to hear from students about their perceptions and thoughts about flipped homework. Most students spend less time on homework in a flipped class.

Flip your parent-teacher-student conferences with Google Forms

The Cornerstone Blog

One current trend that I think has some staying power is the concept of the “flipped classroom.” Playing off of the “flipped classroom” idea, my district provided a training on the “flipped back-to-school night.” This was KEY to the flipped conference.

Reflecting on Student Feedback Surveys #edchat

techieMusings

Multiple students remarked that the flipped classroom made their homework load easier, which was a major reason I flipped my class originally. They also noted that the flipped classroom made it easier for them to ask questions. And many pointed out that they enjoyed the collaborative nature of problem solving in the flipped classroom. These comments all validate the ‘why’ behind my classroom format! “I

Is Online Education Better than Traditional Education?

Kitaboo on EdTech

This leaves little or no room for active interaction in the classroom. Online education, on the other hand, encourages participation in classroom activities and peer-to-peer collaboration. In a classroom environment, the teacher explains concepts and answers doubts, but there’s only so much that they can do. Teachers may prefer to continue the discussion in classrooms, enabling everyone to share their views and opinions, and understand others’ perspectives as well.

A Welder of Digital Curriculum Companies Buys Its Latest

Edsurge

Many of these tools were used in environments that more closely resemble cubicles than classrooms, with students working by themselves in front of a computer. The biggest difference, from his perspective, about today’s digital curriculum tools is that they have “evolved to incorporate assessment engines that create a real-time feedback loop.” To be sure, there remain reports that such tools, including Edgenuity, are still used in pedagogically dubious ways at times.)

3 Apps That Encourage Students to Read

Ask a Tech Teacher

Teachers and parents know all this and still, the Literacy Company reports that most teachers in classes of twenty+ students spend only five minutes a day reading, and 46% of American adults cannot understand the label on their prescription medicine. 3 Classroom Management Apps You’ll Love.

OPINION: To succeed in tomorrow’s workforce, today’s students need equity-driven policy

The Hechinger Report

Photo: Kathleen Kordek for The Hechinger Report. But, in fairness, even the most well-intentioned lawmakers lack the tools to fully assess the equity landscape. The U.S. Capitol.

Because academic freedom does not include the freedom to create a poor learning experience

Mark Smithers

Dear Faculty Member or Academic (whichever you would prefer), I was delighted to see your response to Joshua Kim’s post on experiences working with Learning Designers which he reports here on the Inside Higher Education web site. Have you studied the use of flipped classrooms?

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The SMART Learning Suite: Any device. Any Approach.

The Cornerstone Blog

The SMART Learning Suite works with any internet connected devices, so it’s compatible with whatever technology you already have in your classroom. The latest version will run on mobile devices so that teachers can interact with the lessons from anywhere in the classroom.