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?

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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What if MOOCs Revolutionize Education After All?

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And she makes the case for why free online courses like hers—which are known as Massive Open Online Courses, or MOOCs—might still lead to a revolution in higher education, even though the hype around them has died down. Oakley: I love how you phrased that question because sometimes people will say, "Well, my students don't want to look at videos. Some people might even wonder whether MOOCs are even still around since you don’t hear much about these courses today.

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The Professor Who Quit His Tenured Job to Make Podcasts and Lecture Videos

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What’s life like after quitting a tenured job as a professor to become a freelance educator, making video courses and podcasts for a living? He made the move to his new phase of scholarly life during a rush of enthusiasm for so-called MOOCs, Massive Open Online Courses, that big-name colleges were starting to offer low-cost higher education to a wider audience. Then you could switch up the kind of activities that you're doing in your classroom time. My video series.

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Coursera’s Rick Levin On the Evolution of MOOCs and Microcredentials

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The colleges create course videos and assignments that are offered on the company’s platform for free—and students can pay for a certificate showing completion. EdSurge talked with Rick Levin, CEO of Coursera (and former president of one of those big-name universities, Yale) about how the mega-courses known as MOOCs have changed in the five years since the start of their hype-filled debut. It has been five year since Coursera launched its first MOOCs.

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. Claims on YouTube: Students watch a short video and explain why they might not trust a video that makes a contentious claim. . YouTube Evaluation : Students evaluate a YouTube video and identify reasons why it may be unreliable. Social Media Video : Students watch an online video and identify its strengths and weaknesses.

“We shouldn’t even be talking about technology. We should be saying, ‘What’s the best educational experience for the student?’” – Sal Khan, USA

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Salman “Sal” Khan has unquestionably made a lasting impact in the world of education – his name has come up countless times here at Daily Edventures , as teachers and others point to his video lessons as an example of transformational change in education. Khan, a former hedge fund analyst, created Khan Academy after using video tutorials to help his niece with algebra. If so, how are you rethinking your use of classroom time?

False frontiers

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We refer to this as personalised learning ( a video explains ). 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. With the increasing popularity of such movements as the Flipped Classroom , and Massive Online Open Courses (MOOCs), other more radical formal learning space configurations are taking place.

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“We shouldn’t even be talking about technology. We should be saying, ‘What’s the best educational experience for the student?’” – Sal Khan, USA

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Salman “Sal” Khan has unquestionably made a lasting impact in the world of education – his name has come up countless times here at Daily Edventures , as teachers and others point to his video lessons as an example of transformational change in education. Khan, a former hedge fund analyst, created Khan Academy after using video tutorials to help his niece with algebra. If so, how are you rethinking your use of classroom time?

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. Flipped classrooms exploit the power of technology to take some forms of learning away from the traditional classroom.

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

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We just posted all of the videos from the Connected Café series on our Connected Café YouTube channel. Calendar The Classroom 2.0 Inspiring Critical Conversations in the Classroom. Educator and Classroom 2.0 Check out her classroom strategies here. MOOCs for Deeper Learning. Karen Fasimpaur highlighted an upcoming opportunity for educators to participate in a free, nine-week MOOC for deeper level learning.

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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.

EdTech Acronyms Explained

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FC – Flipped Classroom ( click here for my guide to flipping lessons ). FL – Flipped Learning ( click here for my guide to flipping lessons ). MOOC – Massively Open Online Course (an online course which has video lectures, problem solving activities, texts and an online community of fellow learners). Vlog – Video Log. The amount of new acronyms in the educational technology world is staggering… and often overwhelming for educators.

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Tools for professional-looking digital portfolios

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

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Updates Calendar of Events Deadlines Highlighted Recordings Conversations Submit a Video or Quote Updates Kicking off OZeLive 2014 - Ed Tech Down Under. Join us virtually as well for a one-day worldwide conference on Reinventing the Classroom on May 1st. Gain insightful design ideas and classroom management strategies that will help you focus on content delivery, and learn how to use ISTE Standards curriculum planning tools to personalize learning for every student.

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

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Synchronous online learning” generally refers to live learning activities that must happen at a set time (often over Zoom or a similar platform), while “asynchronous online learning” refers to almost everything else (completing assignments, doing readings, watching videos, etc.).

14 Examples Of Innovation In Higher Education

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Video Streaming/ Flipped Classroom/eLearning Trends. From Zoom to Skype to Webinars and even live streaming on social media itself, video is perhaps the most visible and common form of technological innovation in K-12 and higher ed. Video, of course, enables other innovations. The flipped classroom movement seems to, in pockets, be threatening the college lecture. 14 Examples Of Innovation In Higher Education. by Terry Heick.

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

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The classes were videos, texts, quizzes, they were done by Harvard professors for Harvard students who have somehow the perfect recall of that hour-and-a-half lecture. 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. We do hybrid classrooms. We do flipped classrooms.

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50 Alternatives To Lecturing

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Or in a “flipped classroom” setting where the “lecture” is designed to be consumed at the student’s own pace (using viewing strategies , for example). We were going to include several videos and frameworks, but that makes the post clumsy and slow-loading on smaller mobile devices. School-to-school instruction (using Skype in the classroom , for example). “Flipped-class” learning. Self-guided MOOC.

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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. Sharma has a background in technology and video production (he actively researches and writes about educational technology and knowledge translation) led him to consider how to bridge that divide. He saw young learners acquiring knowledge and skills through watching YouTube videos and thought, why not apply that idea to medicine?

How Teaching Using Mindfulness or Growth Mindset Can Backfire

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In his writings and podcasting, he’s tackled questions big and small, from commenting on the recent wave of mass shootings—to weighing in on why people like cat videos so much. 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. Art Markman is an expert on what makes people tick.

Reflecting On My Visit to Saint Stephen’s College in Australia: The Learning Spaces #flipclass #edtech

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They invited me to their school to share my flipped classroom journey. They are well into their journey to bring blended and flipped learning to all classrooms. Saint Stephen’s College has classroom spaces that truly allow for the station rotation model to successfully be implemented. As you can see in the pictures below, in this particular space there are two small classrooms with glass walls on the sides of the room and a large learning space in the center.

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How Games Can Be Used To Teach College-Level Chinese Courses

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Efforts to innovate new models for college education have led to flipped classrooms , in-class student respond systems, sophisticated online courses, massive open online courses (MOOCs) and multimedia lectures–and now games have joined the fray. Professors are not only using video games as course material , but there has been an explosion of college-level game design courses. By Paul Darvasi.

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.

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. Web-based classroom solutions also offer apps in most cases. We will see more and more educational MOOC platforms to replace classroom training, as they afford users universal access to knowledge.

Hack Education Weekly News

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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”). ” Via Technode : “ Tsinghua University is using the cloud to make it rain in the classroom.” ” Via The MIT Technology Review : “ Bill Gates and Masayoshi Son are backing a plan to have video cameras watch every inch of Earth from space.”

Education Technology and the Year of Wishful Thinking

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But despite the settlement and despite what science journalist Ed Yong politely calls “ The Weak Evidence Behind Brain Training Games ,” “brain training” remains quite a popular product in education technology, with the phrase “brain-based” used to “scientize” all sorts of classroom practices. Or the flipped classroom. Or MOOCs even. ” “Visit faraway lands without leaving the classroom.”

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. Viral School Videos.

Reflecting On My Visit to Saint Stephen’s College in Australia: The Learning Spaces #flipclass #edtech

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They invited me to their school to share my flipped classroom journey. They are well into their journey to bring blended and flipped learning to all classrooms. Saint Stephen’s College has classroom spaces that truly allow for the station rotation model to successfully be implemented. As you can see in the pictures below, in this particular space there are two small classrooms with glass walls on the sides of the room and a large learning space in the center.