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. Create a Google Slide Presentation.

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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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.

Video is a key teaching tool for the flipped classroom

Neo LMS

You’re probably familiar with what the flipped classroom is and how it works. Flipped classrooms flip the role of students — it offers them a degree of autonomy to discover and exercise learning techniques that work best for them. A teacher’s role is also flipped — where once they stood in class and lectured to a passive audience, now they act as facilitators of the student’s own self-driven and interactive learning process.

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.

6 easy ways to start flipping your classroom now

Ditch That Textbook

Flipped classroom is definitely a buzzword in education. And rightfully so — the model leverages technology to create an environment that can make a huge difference in many classrooms. Some people see the flipped classroom as something complex or hard to reach. Ed Tech edtech educational technology flipped classroom flipped learning formative google forms quizizz screencasting snagit

A Hangout On Air about The Flipped Classroom ~ Hawaii Style and Time

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A little group of Hawaii educators held a Hangout on Air about The Flipped Classroom last evening. Anne Torige suggested the flipped classroom, for instance, because she was interested in learning more about it. I had invited Mitch Krulewich, a new teacher at our school, to talk about how he flips his math classroom. Mitch follows the flipped learning model closely and he''s very happy with the results. Since the name of our HOA is Google Rocks!

Teaching Shakespeare in a Flipped Classroom

Graphite Blog

No name is as divisive in an English classroom. When flipping my classroom, I try to think about how students need their peers and what they can do independently at home. Due to the complexity of the work, we must scaffold Shakespeare strategically and flip thoughtfully. Here are five ways to flip Shakespeare without losing your students in the process. Use screen-casting software and flip the modeling for home use and reference. Shakespeare.

An Introduction to the Flipped Classroom

The Electric Educator

Last week I was asked to present on the Flipped Classroom at the Troy University e-Colloquium. You can find me on Twitter (@jrsowash), Google+, Linkedin (jrsowash), and YouTube (jrsowash). Here is the screen cast of my presentation. If you''d like to click on the live links, use the presentation below. Thanks for subscribing to my blog. I always appreciate feedback on my posts. reverse instruction

Teaching Shakespeare in a Flipped Classroom

Graphite Blog

No name is as divisive in an English classroom. When flipping my classroom, I try to think about how students need their peers and what they can do independently at home. Due to the complexity of the work, we must scaffold Shakespeare strategically and flip thoughtfully. Here are five ways to flip Shakespeare without losing your students in the process. Use screen-casting software and flip the modeling for home use and reference. Shakespeare.

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.

The Problem With Expecting Student Access

CUE

Birthplace of Apple, Facebook, and everyone’s favorite edtech company, Google. 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. There is more and more pressure to eliminate as many non-digital learning activities as possible, both at home and in the classroom.

Write, Review, Repeat with the Tsunami Writing Challenge

CUE

Over the past few years, I have tackled different approaches to get students to present in my World Language and Computer Science classroom, including Iron Chef lesson design and Pecha Kucha. In a previous blog , San Gabriel Valley CUE Board Member Valerie Sun discussed Iron Chef lesson design where she wrote about the process and how to introduce it in the classroom. Google Slides are used by students to collaboratively work on the process.

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The Ultimate Checklist Before You Flip Your Classroom by @JusteSem

TeacherCast

Decide on your flipped lessons’ learning objectives. Are you flipping to help the struggling students or to deepen the in-class learning? Decide how you will deliver your flipped lessons. Do you have a classroom blog where you’d like to share the videos? The flipped classroom approach will only work if all of your students can access the content online. You should probably expect some kind of a resistant movement in your classroom.

The Best Interactive Web Tools for Educators

Edudemic

Tools best tools collaboration differentiated learning edmodo evernote flipped classroom Google Docs resources TEDEd Web 2.0 Most of us are working at full capacity, and keeping up with technology can feel like one more chore on the to-do list. Still, learning your way around a few of the best Web tools is worth your time. Innovative teachers are frequently using intuitive programs and websites that are easy to learn. These web […].

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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. You can follow the podcast on the Apple Podcast app , Spotify , Stitcher , Google Play Music or wherever you listen.

Flipping Instruction for Struggling Students

Teacher Reboot Camp

“The “Flipped Classroom” starts with one question: what is the best use of my face-to-face class time?” We can flip the traditional model of instruction to help support all our students! When our students come back to the classroom, they will have the foundational knowledge to add to discussions or complete activities. To discover the history of Flipped Classrooms, see this infographic. The notes are saved on their Google Drive accounts. .

Why Flipped Learning Is Still Going Strong 10 Years Later

Edsurge

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. But notably, a cohesive opposition movement has failed to materialize, in part because research on its impact in the classroom has generally been positive (or at least neutral ). The promise of more time for active learning is key to the flipped appeal, its fans say.

Autonomy Breeds Change

A Principal's Reflections

The inspiration for this idea came from Google’s 80/20 Innovation Model where engineers are encouraged to take 20 percent of their time to work on something company-related that interests them personally. Below is a sample from some of the portfolios: Math teacher Kanchan Chellani has been using her PGP time to create engaging learning activities with Adobe Captivate to flip her classroom.

Harnessing the Power of Google Forms for Just-in-Time Teaching

Fractus Learning

Not long after I began flipping my writing and literature classes—delivering the course content remotely mostly through outside readings and online videos, readings, and exercises and then practicing the content in the face-to-face classroom—I quickly discovered a serious drawback: my students were not likely to do the outside, online work without serious motivation. I find that JITT techniques are an easy complement to the flipped classroom, with several real advantages.

Google Glass Might Pose the Biggest Challenge Public Education Has Seen Since Desegregation

Question Tank

During the more than three decades from 1954 (Brown Vs Board of Ed) and 1988 (peak desegregation in the US), achieving racial equality, or at least access to equal resources… blended learning common core EdTech Education Flipped Classroom Google Teaching google glass High School TechnologyPut aside for the moment that segregation of public schools in the United States is at its highest level since 1968; our country has backslid.

Google Glass Might Pose the Biggest Challenge Public Education Has Seen Since Desegregation

Question Tank

During the more than three decades from 1954 (Brown Vs Board of Ed) and 1988 (peak desegregation in the US), achieving racial equality, or at least access to equal resources… blended learning common core EdTech Education Flipped Classroom Google Teaching google glass High School Technology Put aside for the moment that segregation of public schools in the United States is at its highest level since 1968; our country has backslid.

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

Edsurge

One of the first curricular tools I built to share—on the first day of school—was a public, student-friendly gradebook on Google Sheets. 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.

Great, Affordable iPad, GAFE, & Flipped Class Workshops in Raleigh, NC on 11-12-15

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Full Day and Half Day Workshops include iPad Management, Creating iPad Ready Learning Materials, Google Apps for Education (with an iPad focus) and More! Flipping the Classroom (Reverse Instruction) iPads and Other Tablet Devices Professional Development Workshops & Conferences flipped classroom professional development raleigh north carolina GAFE for ipad workshop ipad teaching educational workshops ipad teaching professional development north carolina NC

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6 Ways Technology Can Reinvent Parent-Teacher Conferences

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With transformative digital changes happening in classrooms today, basic learning management systems now deliver the answers to most of those well worn questions on parent portals. We’re already innovating in our classrooms and schools; why not make sure we’re carrying that same thinking forward into the ways we communicate with parents and foster the camaraderie and support that benefits everyone. Use a Google Form to create a survey you can send to parents.

Buncee for Schools w/ Google Classroom Integration

Technology Tidbits

Buncee the amazing learning tool that educators and students are using worldwide to create stunning presentations, digital stories, eCards, announcements, and more, has just integrated w/ Google Classroom. This now means that Google Classroom users now have access to the advanced features of Buncee for Schools and Districts. digital storytelling flipped classroom presentations project based learning

This Accelerator Empowers Low-Income Students to Jump the College-to-Career Divide

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Flip the Classroom Aimee Eubanks Davis’s favorite resources on developing and spotting talent Whistling Vivaldi , by Claude M. At the start of his senior year, he earned a coveted Google Bold internship in Mountain View. Education Technology Diversity and Equity Community Video Instruction Blended Learning Flipped Classroom Talent Management UniversityJalil did all that we tell our young people they need to do in order to succeed.

Studytracks Introduces Music-Based Educational App to U.S. Schools

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The app is available through Google Play and the App Store with the schools platform available for a free trial through their website. Using the "Earworm Effect," Studytracks takes curriculum and puts it to music to drive engagement, retention and achievement in and out of the classroom. Ed Tech Ticker Music Flipped ClassroomStudytracks ™, the app that converts everyday school subjects into relatable music content, today launched into the U.S. education market.

Flip Your Classroom Just in Time – A Beginner’s Guide

Fractus Learning

Too many educators seem to think that flipped classrooms merely replace the classroom lecture with an online video lecture. This observation is factual as far as it goes—the flipped classroom can use online videos—however, it overlooks the real value of the flipped classroom. Communicating knowledge and expertise remotely and practicing locally first changes our classrooms and the relationships between students and teachers.

Flipped Learning: From Early Adoption to Critical Revision

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I was honored to give the below interview for Flipped Learning Network. Mass Group Google Doc Editing During Class ] cross posted at www.cyclesoflearning.com Ramsey Musallam teaches science and robotics at Sonoma Academy in Santa Rosa, California, with the aim of fostering inquiry-based learning environments fueled by student curiosity. Musallam is a Google Certified Teacher, a YouTube Star Teacher, and a Leading Edge Certified Teacher.

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

Fractus Learning

Granted, we did have the flipped approach as a model for creating time in class to spend on higher level thinking. The strength with this approach is that rather than going to a course and then never implementing change in the classroom, PD was ongoing, regular and in-house. In this way we introduced the flipped approach, video tutorials, project based learning and blogging to the staff. Flipped Classroom Leadership School Techniques

Lesson Ideas for #Chromebook Classrooms: Flipped Book Reviews

The Electric Educator

Note: this lesson idea is an excerpt from my book, The Chromebook Classroom. With flipped book reports, students simply record and post their presentations online, which can then be easily shared with family members and classmates. Their presentation can be created in Google Slides ( template ), Prezi, or any other presentation tool. Posting videos to Google Classroom is a simple way to exchange video links! Chromebook Lessons flipped classroom screencast

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

Fractus Learning

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. When students do application activities in the classroom, you can be there to help them so they don’t get frustrated. Students who struggle, however, are likely to start Googling alternatives to writing their papers. Flipped Classroom How To Reading School