A Flipped Classroom Approach: Tips from 3 Bett Speakers

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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?

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However, as we become increasingly connected to each other through technology, and our social ties strengthen, so there is greater scope for students to learn together, sharing their resources and ideas, and approaching their study collaboratively. There are the formal, classroom based collaborative spaces and there are the informal, non classroom spaces where we learn most of what we know in interaction with others. MOOCs take learning even farther away from the classroom.

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Any colour you like: Learner autonomy and choice

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The advent of personal technologies (tablets, smart phones, games consoles, e-readers) and social media (social networks, discussion sites, media sharing platforms) coupled with emergent trends such as flipped classrooms and Massive Open Online Courses , are at the vanguard of a social movement that will provide anyone, anywhere, regardless of their condition, with access to quality learning experiences.

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

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SHEG currently offers three impressive curricula that may be put to immediate use in secondary classrooms and libraries. SHEG also offers two other fabulous portals filled with resources to help classroom teachers and teacher librarians inquiry and historical analysis. Using resources from the Library of Congress, these 80 units cover both U.S.

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From individual students learning informally by browsing on their handhelds, to small flipped classrooms, to vast groups of learners following a programme of study on massive online open courses ( MOOCs ), education is changing to become learner driven. Many however, are breaking out of this mould, and are launching into new kinds of pedagogy which enable learners to take control, and where teachers are another resource to be called upon when needed.

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Technology in Schools – Future Changes in the Classroom.

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They’ve aided the beginnings of ‘flippedclassrooms – where students view video lectures or read background material at home and spend their class time being guided through exercises, projects, or discussions on the material. and UK schools are flipping their lessons plans. The appearance of massive open online courses (MOOCs) mean that it’s possible to study film-making online among other niche topics.

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Technology is an excellent way to make students of all generations more engaged in classroom activities and more motivated when they attend classes or do their homework. Read more: 6 Things you may not know about MOOCs. There may be many talented photographers in every classroom.

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Asynchronous Learning or Live Lessons? Which One Works Better for Me?

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Be sure the material is organized, with concise and consistent instructions and resources that are easy to find. For example, most of the enrolled students in fully asynchronous MOOCs are adults, and even in this context, completion can be challenging.

5 Ed-Tech Ideas Face The Chronicle’s Version of ‘Shark Tank’

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A lot of the technology that’s built for the classroom is organizational technologies like, Hey, organize this better, organize that better, get a lot of stuff out of there. Freedman: I love where you started with the criticism of the MOOCs. I mean, MOOCs aren’t learning platforms, they’re distribution platforms. Jones: I’m certainly interested in the idea of making it easier for people to collaboratively build things that are pretty cool in the classroom.

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29 Sessions to Watch During This Year's SXSW EDU

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Every year in March the edtech world descends on Austin for SXSW EDU, a conference that’s become as much about classroom practice and implementation as entrepreneurship and tech innovation. Stories of Schooling & Getting Schooled (Keynote): In concert with live radio and podcast platform The Moth, three teachers talk about their lives both inside and out of the classroom. The Evolution of MOOCs: Six Years Later : Are MOOCs still around? A Flipped Future?

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The Learning Revolution - Global Ed Declaration - Connected Cafe Videos - ISTE Unplugged News

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Calendar The Classroom 2.0 Featured Conference Recordings Eric Sheninger from the 2013 School Leadership Summit - on "Leadership 2.0" [link] Dr. Sandra Hirsh from the Library 2.013 Conference - on "The Global Transformation of Libraries, LIS Education, and LIS Professionals" [link] Al Byers from the 2013 Global STEMx Education Conference - on "Developing Large Scale Effective STEM Teacher Learning Communities" [link] Conversations Classroom 2.0 Educator and Classroom 2.0

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Designing Organizations to Support Tech on Campus #SXSWedu

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MOOCs, technology infusion projects, online masters or pathways to credit, research. Resource : tltc.umd.edu Strategic approaches to communication helps. Penn seeing push back form students in flipped classrooms. Also movement toward active learning in the classroom.

Khan Academy Has Inspired Imitations Across Disciplines. MEDKSL is the Latest.

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The latest, MEDSKL , aims to provide comprehensive medical content for use inside and outside the classroom. More than 60 universities around the world currently assign the site’s resources. “In In a lot of classrooms, our modules are becoming required learning,” Sharma says. “As With a flipped-classroom model, as it is called, Sharma has noticed an increase in student participation and engagement—and he’s getting lots of positive feedback. “I

How Amazon’s Purchase of Whole Foods Highlights the Hybrid, ‘Omnichannel’ Future of Higher Ed

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We’ve learned that online students value not just face-to-face classroom activities, but the chance for in-person mentorship with instructors; networking and study groups with fellow classmates; and on-site career coaching. MOOC providers such as Coursera and edX have recognized this trend for years, with hundreds of organized MeetUps around the world where their learners are encouraged to join study and discussion groups related to their online-only courses.

Video for learning: Today and tomorrow

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The first time I saw video being used in a classroom was in 1973. Today, video use in the classroom is more commonplace. Present-day students, who interact with a steady stream of digital media throughout the day, are generally unsurprised by video in the classroom; if anything, they expect it. Video isn't fading in its popularity, but will continue to grow as a mainstay resource for all forms of education in the future.

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Three GREAT (and Free) Virtual Conferences Where You Can Attend, Present, or Volunteer!

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We have three great world-wide virtual conferences coming up in the next few months. Each is free to attend, and each has an emphasis on encouraging participation and presentations--even if you''ve never done so before. They are part of my Web 2.0 Labs projects, designed to provide spaces for great conversations around education. Everyone is encouraged to participate--you can present, attend, and/or volunteer to help! Learning 2.0 ( [link] ) August 20 - 24, 2012 Just announced!

A Dictionary For 21st Century Teachers: Learning Models & Technology

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Purpose: Improving our chance for a common language in discussing existing and emerging learning trends, model, and technology in hopes of innovation in classrooms, and collectively, education at large. ” BYOD programs allow students to use their own technology (usually smartphone or tablet) in a classroom. The Christensen Institute clarifies that “the Rotation model includes four sub-models: Station Rotation, Lab Rotation, Flipped Classroom, and Individual Rotation.”

10 Experts’ Predictions for Education and Technology in 2016

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Technology and the classroom – major trends and challenges. With an increased presence of BYOD and 1:1 programs in classrooms, schools today are faced with the challenge of transforming traditional learning spaces to seamlessly connect pedagogy, technology, and space. The 2016 learner is a digital native with far more technological resources at their disposal than ever before. Web-based classroom solutions also offer apps in most cases.

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Universities are replete with lecture capture tools, interactive media, web based content and personal response technologies; students arrive equipped with social media and mobile devices; technology supported distance education has been long established; universities are experimenting with flipped classrooms, gaming and MOOCs. And it's true - knowledge is not finite like money or resources.

Learning Revolution Newsletter - Week's Events - OZeLive Conference Starts - Michael Stephens, Pam Moran, and Ira Socol Highlighted Videos

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Join us virtually as well for a one-day worldwide conference on Reinventing the Classroom on May 1st. Wednesday, February 19th at 4:30pm BrainPOP: Beyond the Flipped Classroom with POPstar Lisa Parisi , Some call it the “flippedclassroom with “blended” learning, others call it good instruction that takes advantage of modern technology and media. Classroom 2.0 Classroom 2.0 Presidents'' Day resources.

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The Free Learning 2.0 Conference: Great Keynotes and Sessions and YOU!

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Subject strands include changes in the classroom, in student learning, in teacher personal and professional growth, in schools, and in pedagogy. The Learning 2.0 virtual conference is just around the corner (August 20 - 24 [link] ). We have an incredible lineup of keynote speakers and some GREAT practitioner sessions--AND there is still time for you to sign up to present (we hope you will do so)! Learning 2.0

Hack Education Weekly News

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As Stephen Downes comments , “I find it interesting that they refer throughout to ‘ openly licensed educational materials ’ rather than ‘open educational resources’ – I wonder what the reasoning was behind that.” Online Education (The Once and Future “MOOC”). Elsewhere in MOOC research… From Campus Technology : “Grouping MOOC Students by Communication Mode Doesn’t Help Completion.”

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The 100 Worst Ed-Tech Debacles of the Decade

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The Flipped Classroom". It was probably Sal Khan’s 2011 TED Talk “Let’s Use Video to Reinvent Education” and the flurry of media he received over the course of the following year or so that introduced the idea of the “flipped classroom” to most people. He didn’t invent the idea of video-taping instruction to watch at home and doing “homework” in the classroom instead; but history don’t matter in Silicon Valley. They recorded school resource officers.