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? Below you’ll find professional insight into: What is a flipped classroom approach? What is a Flipped Classroom Approach?

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A Case For Flipping Learning—Without Videos

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When professor Lorena Barba talks to other educators about flipping their classrooms, the approach she hears is often similar. In most cases, what professors ask students to do outside the classrooms is watch video lectures, and Barba thinks that part of the flipped approach needs to go, and that professors are relying too much on such videos as a crutch. They come primed to discuss those things and learn in classroom,” says Barba. “We

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How complex is learning?

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Is dialogue more important than structure in a classroom? The advent of Massive Open Online Courses (MOOCs), the flipped classroom, games based learning, social media and mobile learning - on the face of it - seems to herald a new dawn for education.

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Ostensibly, learning is an individual goal, and each student does tend to learn in their own way, using their own favoured approaches and tools. Students are increasingly learning through formal activities outside the classroom, usually on the move, using their mobile and handheld devices.

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Learning comes first

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Not only are MOOCs and other open, online learning opportunities challenging more established business models, they are also causing many of us to re-evaluate the way we teach, and to reconsider the very nature of knowledge, intellectual property, copyright, assessment and collaboration.

EdTech Acronyms Explained

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CMS – Content Management System (a tool to build websites and apps). FC – Flipped Classroom ( click here for my guide to flipping lessons ). FL – Flipped Learning ( click here for my guide to flipping lessons ).

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EdSurge HigherEd Welcomes Jeff Young

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EdSurge: MOOCs, MOOCs, MOOCs! Young: Long live MOOCs! But as it turns out, massive online classes are still with us—my wife and I are slowly making our way through a philosophy MOOC from the University of Copenhagen. And all that hype actually brought money and attention to new models of teaching on campuses, like flipped classrooms. Probably some of the new tools in career services that can help connect alumni mentors to students looking for jobs.

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50 Alternatives To Lecturing

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Explaining an idea verbally, especially if being done to clarify a context or history of circumstance–can be a powerful tool if used expertly. If you look at this list as a whole, it’s clear education is either changing, or has a slew of tools it’s ignoring in not changing.

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

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What his product does: tool to help professors build interactive online materials. There’s a lot of tools out there that are pretty sophisticated right now for graphics and interfaces in college-level courses. But the cool thing about Versal is that you’re not limited to our own tools. 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.

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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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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. 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 We’re also hearing from professors who see MEDSKL as an outstanding toolkit for flipping their classrooms.”

How Teaching Using Mindfulness or Growth Mindset Can Backfire

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And even in a classroom setting, such practices are not helping creativity, according to research. We focus on technology in education, and these days there’s a lot of talk about trends like adaptive learning and flipped classrooms. I think technology's just a tool, and so technology alone isn't going to solve problems. In general, I think technology hasn't been used that well in classrooms, certainly at the college level where I teach.

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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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. It is similar to place-based education and project-based learning as a teaching tool.

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. Teachers are gradually learning to use these tools in more innovative and creative ways that involve more interaction and student participation. Web-based classroom solutions also offer apps in most cases.

Professors Aren’t Good at Sharing Their Classroom Practices. Teaching Portfolios Might Help.

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At the height of the buzz around MOOCs and flipped classrooms three years ago, Bridget Ford worried that administrators might try to replace her introductory history course with a batch of videos. Looking through a collection of teaching portfolios by her colleagues helped reassure her that she could redesign her course while preserving what worked about the classroom experience.

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How might we harness the powerful potential of these tools and technologies to engage students more, and enhance learning in higher education? On 3-4 December I'll be in Manchester to present a keynote speech at the Inspire Conference , sponsored by the Higher Education Academy.

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 The impact of MOOCs depends on their ability to assess learning.

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The 100 Worst Ed-Tech Debacles of the Decade

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Affluent students get to digital tools for creative exploration; poor students get to use theirs for test prep. The Flipped Classroom". For the past ten years, every ten months or so, someone would pen an op-ed claiming it was time to ban laptops in the classroom.

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” Via NPR : “ Kentucky Governor Claims Kids Were Assaulted While Teachers Absent From Classroom.” Online Education (and the Once and Future “MOOC”). She’s Building Tools to Boost Student Character.” ” Via Technode : “ Tsinghua University is using the cloud to make it rain in the classroom.” Each week, I gather a wide variety of links to education and education technology articles.