How to Make Flipped Classroom Better

The CoolCatTeacher

Flipping your classroom (or in-flipping it as I do) can make a lot of sense if your conditions are right. Flipped classroom co-founder Jon Bergmann talks candidly about the flipped classroom model. Learn from the mistakes others have made. I love using videos to teach the point and click software lessons in my classroom. My simple show is an easy to use video creation tool that makes it perfect for creating flipped learning videos.

The Importance of eBooks in a Flipped Classroom

Kitaboo on EdTech

Flipping the classroom has become a hot topic in educational circles in recent times. The idea is that students first learn course content online, usually at home, and the time in the classroom is devoted to what used to be traditionally homework, with the teacher’s assistance. Many articles have been written on how the idea of a Flipped Classroom has gained currency with the advent of eBooks and digital learning content.

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How to select the best screencasting tool for your flipped classroom

Neo LMS

It has a sense of nostalgia to it, and the texture of the paper and the smell of a new book instill more pleasure in the learning process. To make learning more efficient is the job of education professionals and they are trying to do their best. Along the way they’ve come up with great ideas — like the flipped classroom model — and they’ve found the necessary tools, like screencasting software, to bring their ideas to life. E-learning Teachers

Project Based Learning and the Flipped Classroom… A Great Combination!

21st Century Educational Technology and Learning

While I was at FETC I ran into Jon Bergmann who is best known for his work on the Flipped Classroom. We had our usual talk on ideas that support both PBL and Flipped Learning. It reminded me that I wanted to write a post dedicated to the idea of how PBL and Flipped Learning really can be a powerful mix. Booking Info – It is time to think about your school or conference needs. Check out my Booking Page. I am now almost booked through April.

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? rigorous experimentation before you close the book on the first try.

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: Tools for Student & Teacher Production

Class Tech Integrate

Flipping your classroom, what does that mean? It's setting up your classroom as an asynchronous learning environment. Meaning that you can and will learn outside of the classroom: at anytime, anyplace. A big misconception about the flipped classroom is that it is dependent on the teacher making all of the content in a classroom for students to read and view. A flipped classroom involves communication from all stakeholders involved.

What does a flipped classroom look like at each grade level?

eSchool News

Although the term “flipped learning” is almost universally recognized, teachers apply it in many forms, in all grades levels, and in various school environments. If you are a teacher using flipped learning, the chances are that you share some similarities with other teachers who flip—as well as some differences. However, the major commonality among all flipped learning teachers is that every one of them is creating personal learning experiences for each student.

#10: What does a flipped classroom look like at each grade level?

eSchool News

Although the term “flipped learning” is almost universally recognized, teachers apply it in many forms, in all grades levels, and in various school environments. If you are a teacher using flipped learning, the chances are that you share some similarities with other teachers who flip—as well as some differences. However, the major commonality among all flipped learning teachers is that every one of them is creating personal learning experiences for each student.

Top New Books for Educators

Where Learning Clicks

The post Top New Books for Educators appeared first on Where Learning Clicks. Outside the Classroom Be the Change: Reinventing School for Student Success Donna Wilson education books Eric M. Doubet Leonard Sax Linda Darling-Hammond Marcus Conyers Maria Hyler new book releases new education books Nicole Ramos-Beban Rebecca Padnos Altamirano Smarter Teacher Leadership: Neuroscience and the Power of Purposeful Collaboration Susan M.

Less Work, Deeper Learning

The Principal of Change

” As I am reading this, I think that efficient use of technology in a classroom is not in how the teacher uses it, but in what the students do with it. For example, many people talk about “flipping the classroom”, where teachers would make videos for students to watch at home, instead of lecturing in person. What if the “flip” was, instead of students watching a video, they created one in which they shared the objectives they needed to grasp?

Do we gain by debating the merits of blended learning?

The Christensen Institute

On Monday, I had the opportunity to take part in a spirited debate about blended learning at the iNACOL Symposium in Orlando. The debate focused on blended-learning research and what it tells us about blended learning’s effectiveness. Below is my take on how we should interrogate the efficacy of blended learning in a manner that actually helps practitioners solve their most acute problems. Does blended learning work? But really, does blended learning work?

Viewing Comprehension Strategies: Watching Videos Like You Read A Book

TeachThought - Learn better.

40 Viewing Comprehension Strategies: Watching Videos Like You Read A Book. You can’t watch a video like you read a book; the modalities couldn’t be much different. Studies of the effectiveness of video in formal learning environments have yielded some confusing ideas, namely that content acquired via video consumption doesn’t easily transfer to the medium of text (Fisch 2002; Koran, Snow & McDonald 1971).

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How to Bring ‘Mastery Learning’ to the Classroom

Edsurge

One of the most popular topics these days in education is mastery learning—the idea that the pace of a class should match what each student is ready to learn, as a way to ensure they’re really grasping material. But it can be hard to show educators what mastery learning looks like in practice since it doesn’t follow a traditional pacing schedule. EdSurge: When you were teaching, you were known for this mastery-based, flipped learning approach.

A Case For Flipping Learning—Without Videos

Edsurge

When professor Lorena Barba talks to other educators about flipping their classrooms, the approach she hears is often similar. Faculty assign homework to expose students to a new concept before they arrive to class, and use class time to ask questions and do more-active learning. Barba’s approach to flipping is different—nearly excluding video entirely (with the exception of one or two videos across the semester). Flipped learning tends to do no harm.”

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How Academic Publishers Can Push the Boundaries of Digital Learning

Edsurge

He printed the first major book, using movable metal type. Books became the gold standard of information storage because they could finally be easily reproduced and shared. From that day forward, the printed book became the foundation of the educational publishing industry. Digital learning platforms are not, however, simply a matter of reproducing a print-first approach via high fidelity ebooks. Create Courseware Using Learning Objects Seth's Reading List.

20 Ways to Personalize Your Learning This Summer

The CoolCatTeacher

But the reality is also that we’re going to have to prepare for a fall that – whatever it looks like – will include an online learning component. Even if we go back to face-to-face learning, we will all have to be prepared to teach online, and the best way to do this is to first educate ourselves with research and pedagogy. Learning online will also help us become better teachers and now is the perfect time to take an online course. Blended learning is not new.

Swarming the Classroom

EdTech4Beginners

American poet and etymologist John Ciardi once remarked, “The classroom should be an entrance into the world.” Contemporary classrooms (from elementary school to graduate school) are structured similar to a manufacturing line and typically produce students who are full of information. However, in order to produce knowledge, we must introduce “thinking” back into the classroom. Thus, I plan to introduce a new concept called “Swarming the Classroom.”

Free Explain Everything Lesson Ideas For Your Classroom

TeachThought - Learn better.

Free Explain Everything Lesson Ideas For Your Classroom. First things first: Explain Everything is a whiteboard and screencasting app that is a wonderful flipped classroom companion, allowing teachers and students to access content asynchronously. In their words, “the Apps in the Classroom series was created by Apple to provide teachers with a few ideas on how to integrate apps into daily classroom instruction.

What is Your Educational Moonshot?

CUE

My new book, Moonshots in Education: Launching Blended Learning in the Classroom addresses just that: how to manage the […]. Blended Learning Flipped ClassroomPart 2 of 4 in a series of Stephen Davis’ Guest Blog Posts By CUE Member and 2014 Online Summit Keynote Esther Wojcicki Time is a Not a Four-Letter Word The main thing teachers constantly lack is time.

Let Paperslide Into Your Class

CUE

He introduced us to Paperslides , a new-to-me combining of the low tech paper-glue-and-scissors we all love and miss with the ease and versatility of making videos for flipped or blended learning. Enter paperslides, one of those wonderful moments of serendipity that happen in classrooms. And now we have a student-created review and a new type of presenting learning that the kids are clamoring to use again.

10 reasons why you should buy my book

Nik Peachey

Over the last year I have been working on the first in what I hope will be a series of books to help teachers exploit new technologies in ways that will enhance their students learning. My first book - Digital Video - A manual for language teachers - was released in August 2015 and here just a few of the reasons why I think it's worth the price of a cup of coffee. It combines instruction on how to use the best in new technologies with creative practical classroom activities.

Farewell, Lecture?

CUE

Dr. Mazur is author or co-author of 313 scientific publications, 36 patents, and several books, including the Principles and Practice of Physics (Pearson, 2014), a book that presents a groundbreaking new approach to teaching introductory calculus-based physics. Blended Learning Common Core Standards Creativity and Imagination Education Technology Flipped Classroom Uncategorized alternate instruction Lecture Mazur memorization Science

Adopting the asynchronous mindset for better online learning

Neo LMS

Students of all ages still need to learn, even during these hard times. The current lockdowns have opened people’s eyes to the fact that ed-tech does serve a very valuable purpose, as it’s more obvious now that students have to do a lot of remote learning, now more than ever. The most important thing to always keep in mind when adapting any teaching activity for online education is that online learning doesn’t have to happen at the same time as online teaching.

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

NeverEndingSearch

SHEG currently offers three impressive curricula that may be put to immediate use in secondary classrooms and libraries. These tasks are perfect for learning across the curriculum and especially for librarian-led learning. Webpage Comparison : Students examine two websites and select the one that they would use to begin research on gun control, assessing their ability to identify the strengths and limitations of websites for learning about political topics.

Autonomy Breeds Change

A Principal's Reflections

They desperately sought time during the school day to engage in professional growth opportunities, learn how to integrate Web 2.0 tools, and develop their own Personal Learning Networks (PLN’s). The only catch was that each staff member had to create and present a learning portfolio at his/ her end of year evaluation conference. This learning portfolio clearly articulated how they integrated what was learned during this time into professional practice.

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. After meditating on it for awhile, I think I’ve finally come up with a metaphor that captures my ideal approach to teaching and learning. First, I want to think about this model of schooling: the classic lecture-based classroom. Classroom: The owner decides what to show / feature. Classroom.

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What is Actively Learn and Why Should I Try it?

Ask a Tech Teacher

Actively Learn is a freemium online education platform that allows students to read a book (or some other document), make comments, answer questions posed by the teacher, and even collaborate with others. What is Actively Learn. Actively Learn is a high-functioning ereader for ELA, social studies, and science students in grades 2-12. If this is the first time they’ve logged in, they can start with a quick how-to on using Actively Learn.

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The Top 50 Best Books for Teachers – Professional Development

Fractus Learning

There are a LOT of great books for teachers out there. Picking just fifty is no easy feat but we’ve done our best to cover the best books for teachers from five different angles. Learning Culture. Best Books for Teachers 1-10. A remarkable book that will both guide and inspire, The Happiness of Pursuit reveals how anyone can bring meaning into their life by undertaking a quest. Out of Our Minds: Learning to be Creative – Ken Robinson.

Top 15 Sites and Apps for Flipped Learning

Technology Tidbits

A "Flipped Classroom" is a classroom that uses class time to do activities/lessons (guided by the teacher) and "homework" time (at home) for guided instruction (usually through video). Basically, it turns a classroom upside down (or on it's head) where the learning of a topic is done at home and then they applied practice or "work" is done at school. For an excellent info-graphic on what a "Flipped Classroom" is click here.

Change Your Leadership: Introducing One-One Devices into Our School

Fractus Learning

We hadn’t heard of Twitter as an effective Professional Learning Network ( PLN ). Together we “ questioned assumptions ” and through this invigorating and new approach to teaching and learning, we underwent “ personal development. ”. But let’s face it, as educators we are always looking for the “ silver bullet ,” the pedagogical approach that will have the biggest impact on teaching and learning. Learning that is continuous, relevant and adaptive.

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

Edsurge

In the process, they also learned plenty about social studies and civic engagement. For Loudoun County Superintendent Eric Williams, what makes such authentic learning experiences worthwhile is how they prepare students “to make meaningful contributions to the world.” Although some educators have grown weary of the term “21st century learning,” the drive to transform education “matters more today—a lot more—than when we started the conversation.”

"I Used to be Sitting in Seat 17D" - How I Rejuvenated My Teaching Career

Fractus Learning

S/he noticed I was opening a book entitled What Connected Educators Do Differently by @ToddWhitaker , @Jeff_Zoul and @Casas_Jimmy. They asked me what changed, I simply replied “I started learning again.” It just so happened that the next week I went to a conference (last minute decision, by the way) in Syracuse that featured @E_Sheninger and his book Digital Leadership. At 40 years old I was worried… do 40 year olds learn new technology?

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

Fractus Learning

If you didn’t want to read the assigned book for your homework, you had to buy a CliffsNotes book. Do you need to read a long book? level adjunct professor who is ghost writing to make a living, then they are not learning to critically evaluate whatever they are studying. The best answer is so that students can learn how to learn through reading. Flip Your Classroom. Authentic Teaching and Learning.

The Benefits of a Just-in-Time Flipped Class

Fractus Learning

I have explored and used the flipped classroom technique for the past five years, but I came to flipping through the just-in-time techniques first expressed so well by IUPU physics professor Gregor Novak and his colleagues in their 1999 book Just-in-Time Teaching. Like the flipped technique, the JiTT technique is easy to understand and fairly easy to apply with the help of modern Web 2.0 The feedback loop is critical to the success of the flipped classroom.

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