A Flipped Classroom Approach: Tips from 3 Bett Speakers

ViewSonic Education

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?

The Truly Flipped Classroom

A Principal's Reflections

Where previously they had lectured to students during class time, then assigned their students homework tasks meant to reinforce the lecture, they flipped that model around. Over time, they began calling this the “flipped classroom” model of instruction, and it has spread rapidly (in various forms) to a large number of classrooms. A Shift in Classroom Ownership Flipping the classroom can also lead to a fundamental shift in terms of who “owns” the class.

Insiders

Sign Up for our Newsletter

This site is protected by reCAPTCHA and the Google Privacy Policy and Terms of Service apply.

Flipping learning by design: How to use cognitive science research to design flipped classrooms that help people learn best

Turn to Your Neighbor

The Fall 2016 edition of Leadership: Journal of Post-secondary Leaders just published a new article called Flipping by Design. This article, written by me, lays out some tips for integrating cutting-edge cognitive science into the design of a flipped classroom. In addition, I argue that we need to adjust our understandings of flipped classrooms to allow for more empathic, user-centered designs that align with how students learn best.

Flipping learning by design: How to use cognitive science research to design flipped classrooms that help people learn best

Turn to Your Neighbor

The Fall 2016 edition of Leadership: Journal of Post-secondary Leaders just published a new article called Flipping by Design. This article, written by me, lays out some tips for integrating cutting-edge cognitive science into the design of a flipped classroom. In addition, I argue that we need to adjust our understandings of flipped classrooms to allow for more empathic, user-centered designs that align with how students learn best.

Paper: Flipped Classroom Works When Students Cooperate

K-12 Schools - Education News

The UK National Foundation for Educational Research (NFER) has revealed the benefits and challenges of flipped classroom learning for mathematics. The experiment took place in Secondary 1-3 classes of Mathematics in which teachers used Khan Academy in a flipped learning implementation. Reporting on the benefits of flipped classroom learning, a teacher said according to NFER’s study: “I think flipped learning is brilliant.

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. Will technology exacerbate or diminish the existing disparities in secondary education?

Photomath: Scan math problems for immediate step-by-step instructions

iLearn Technology

How to integrate Photomath into the classroom: On the surface, the Photomath app might look like the ultimate way for students to “cheat” their learning. When I look at Photomath, I see each device with the app as another teacher in the classroom. What it is: Photomath is an app available on the App Store and Google Play. With Photomath , students can scan a math problem and learn how to solve it with step by step instructions and an answer.

Does proposed federal policy leave room for disruptive innovation?

The Christensen Institute

For years there’s been consensus that we need to hit refresh on the federal Elementary and Secondary Education Act (ESEA). Looking at the current version of the legislation, there are three key trends to keep in mind: (1) Sustaining innovations in classrooms and schools. Congress is now considering a draft bill , the Every Student Succeeds Act (ESSA), that could actually pass before 2016.

Becoming an Edtech Iron Chef – Featuring the Voice of @SGVCUE

CUE

It can be shared in Google Drive or Google Classroom. The students (mostly post-secondary educators) were assigned one of the four Cs to work on individually or as a group. Some ideas to practice Iron Chef in your classroom: Self-presentations (Name, 3 facts, a photo of self, secret ingredient: something they find funny). Give the Iron Chef protocol a try in your classroom!

Viewing Comprehension Strategies: Watching Videos Like You Read A Book

TeachThought - Learn better.

How this works in your classroom is ideally a matter of your own experimentation, and a matter of voice and choice for the students. In fact, the YouTube model of content distribution has been so successful, we took lessons from it last year and applied them to academic content distribution in How To YouTube Your Classroom. Evaluate use of primary and secondary modalities. primary and secondary audiences).

Video 88

Peer Instruction with a Twist of Innovation and a Social Studies Teacher

Turn to Your Neighbor

In our first post of 2014, Peer Instruction Network member, Mr. George Phillip, describes how he moved from a thoughtful teacher to someone who is innovating in his social studies classroom with Flipped Teaching and Peer Instruction. While his unique twists on Peer Instruction evolved from a 5 th and 6 th grade classroom, they have implications for use in a range of classrooms. JAS . In my first few years of teaching, I tried to limit my role in the classroom.

Study 84

The Chilean Ministry of Education Launches New Partnership with Discovery Education Supporting Presidential EdTech Initiative

techlearning

3of October of 2018) – The Chilean Ministry of Education (MINEDUC) has launched a new partnership with Discovery Education , the leading provider of digital content and professional learning for Primary and Secondary classrooms, supporting Me Conecto para Aprender (I Connect to Learn), an initiative of Chilean President Sebastián Piñera. classrooms, 50 percent of all primary schools in the UK, and more than 50 countries around the globe.

Flipping the teacher

Learning with 'e's

If I''d suggested flipping the teacher while I was still at school, I would have been in serious trouble. Once, during a chemistry lesson in secondary school, I was larking around and accidentally burnt a big hole in my teacher''s pretty floral dress with concentrated acid. I got into a fair few scrapes and a lot of mischief, but suggesting that we ''flip the teacher'' would have been the last straw. Today, the idea of flipping the classroom is a familiar one.

Blending with the Station Rotation Model

A Principal's Reflections

For me, the journey began back in 2011 when we first introduced the flipped approach at New Milford High School, where I was principal, with resounding success. There is only one thing educators can control: the time with students in the classroom.

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. SHEG also offers two other fabulous portals filled with resources to help classroom teachers and teacher librarians inquiry and historical analysis. A series of Read Like a Historian videos prepares educators to effectively launch this type of learning in their classrooms.

What is Actively Learn and Why Should I Try it?

Ask a Tech Teacher

They can look up words they don’t understand and translate the text into a long list of languages that may be their native or a secondary language they are learning. Once teachers create an account, they set up their classrooms either by importing student lists from Google Classroom, Microsoft, Clever, or Edmodo, or by providing the class join code to students. In fact, Actively Learn integrates fully with Canvas, Google Drive, and Google Classroom.

Edmodo 280

Top Ten Reasons to sign up for Summer PD

Ask a Tech Teacher

Well, at least in the classroom. A secondary focus (but of significant interest with students I polled) is technology as change agent in achieving Standards, enabling teachers to fulfill Common Core requirements without adding that ‘extra layer’ many teachers fear will take more time/knowledge/effort than they have time for. Flipped Classroom—attendees learn in a ‘flipped classroom’. The classroom is a wiki.

Wiki 241

Top 10 Reasons to Sign Up for Summer Learning with Ask a Tech Teacher

Ask a Tech Teacher

Well, at least in the classroom. A secondary focus (but of significant interest with educators I polled) is technology as change agent in achieving Standards, enabling teachers to fulfill Common Core requirements without adding that ‘extra layer’ many teachers fear will take more time/knowledge/effort than they have available. Flipped Classroom—attendees learn in a ‘flipped classroom’ environment. The classroom is a wiki.

Wiki 183

Top 10 Reasons to Sign Up for Summer Learning with Ask a Tech Teacher

Ask a Tech Teacher

Well, at least in the classroom. A secondary focus (but of significant interest with educators I polled) is technology as change agent in achieving Standards, enabling teachers to fulfill Common Core requirements without adding that ‘extra layer’ many teachers fear will take more time/knowledge/effort than they have available. Flipped Classroom—attendees learn in a ‘flipped classroom’ environment. The classroom is a wiki.

Wiki 174

6 Ways to create meaningful teamwork experiences through an LMS

Neo LMS

A manifesto for effective classroom collaboration. Having many collaboration issues is not the standard for all classrooms. That is why the flipped classroom, blended learning, PBL, and many more teaching styles require a high degree of social learning. For example, in a survey investigating the impact of collaboration in the learning of secondary school Statistics, one school found out that students had a 11.8%

LMS 251

How Malaysian schools are tackling blended-learning challenges

The Christensen Institute

They are one of 150 schools in Malaysia who have a Frog Classroom –a 21st-century learning space equipped with bright, flexible furniture; Chromebooks loaded with the Frog VLE; and other logistical necessities such as a computer cart for storage and safe-keeping. Schools across the country have the opportunity to apply for one of these classrooms, where half of the funding is provided by the privately-owned YTL Foundation.

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

Edsurge

Synchronous Online Learning Synchronous activities are the most effective way to incorporate interpersonal interactions into your online learning; educators know that investing heavily in student relationships yields strong academic returns and sets the stage for effective classroom management.

A World of PBL… 25 Authentic Resources To Connect Students Beyond The Classroom

21st Century Educational Technology and Learning

A World of PBL… 25 Authentic Resources To Connect Students Beyond The Classroom. PBL provides students that authentic learning experience that allows for real world applications, immediate purpose, student relevancy, and an audience beyond their classroom walls. In fact, content knowledge is only useful to students when applied to concepts found outside the classroom. You may need to find that partner classroom.

Sony 130

AI Is Everywhere. Now It Wants to Teach You Chinese.

Edsurge

A growing number of vendors are offering AI-powered language-learning apps to companies and the general public ( Speexx , Busuu , Duolingo ) for hundreds of languages, but Ponddy’s products were developed specifically for secondary and university teachers of Mandarin. We got her opinion on early versions,” King says, “and she started using it in her classroom. Artificial intelligence is well on its way to becoming a ubiquitous element in virtually all software systems.

Move Your Kids Past Simply Consuming Virtual Reality. They Need to be Making It. Tour Creator Can Help

techlearning

Part of our time together was spent talking about non-traditional primary and secondary sources. There were some interesting conversations around primary vs. secondary sources and what really makes a virtual reality tour a primary source. The problem for many teachers and students has been the creation tools available for VR have been clunky, expensive, or unworkable in the classroom. Google Adds New Classroom Features. Flipped classroom materials.

10 More Digital Citizenship Resources: The Web in the Classroom…Part 4

21st Century Educational Technology and Learning

Welcome to the fourth article in a series devoted to facilitating proper student internet interaction in the classroom. This classroom might be 1 to 1 or might be using technology to leverage student centered learning. In this post I would like to introduce 10 more resources that are available for facilitating proper digital citizenship in the classroom. 10 More Digital Citizenship Resources: The Web in the Classroom…Part 4 ( https://21centuryedtech.wordpress.com/ ).

The Great Learning Management System Debate: Featuring Canvas, Schoology and Google Classroom

TeacherCast

With so many choices on where to build your digital classroom, the questions often arise: “Why do I need a learning management system? Geared toward K-12 education, it provides teachers with the ability to create assignments, track student progress, collect student work, assign grades, and manage the classroom efficiently and effectively. Google Classroom. Why consider Google Classroom? Google has prided itself on its simplicity and Google Classroom is no different.

Inside an Adaptive-Courseware Experiment, Glitches and All

Edsurge

Just before professor Barry Spieler enters the classroom at Montgomery College to teach an introductory statistics course, he looks at a data dashboard and gets a sinking feeling. His course expects a “new workflow,” he explains, since it uses adaptive courseware software, as well as a flipped classroom model where lectures are replaced with the interactive material. Ithaka S+R , and a group called Transforming Post-Secondary Education in Mathematics , or TPSE Math.

Teachers' Essential Guide to Teaching with Technology

Graphite Blog

What is the best way to set up my classroom for device use? Are there benefits to allowing student phones in the classroom? The classroom is a great place to model media balance. What is the best way to set up my classroom for device use? When it comes to devices and classroom setup, the more flexibility, the better. This allows you the best setup to support multiple types of tech-based classroom activities. Explore options for flipping your classroom.

The Free and Online 2014 School Leadership Summit Starts Wednesday! (Full Session List)

The Learning Revolution Has Begun

Former Teacher, Site Admin, & District Admin) Process Education: Effective Communication, Reaching Every Person - Tracy Watanabe Technology Integration Specialist and Common Core Co-Coordinator SPOTLIGHT - Students as Producers of Content, Not Merely Consumers - Will Kimbley, Instructional Technology Consultant 1:00pm (ACSA) Preventive Discipline - Sherman Garnett ACTFL''s New Can Do Statements: Implications for the Modern Language Classroom - Harry Tuttle, Ed.D

Explicit Direct Instruction (EDI)- An Exploration into Other Ways to Differentiate

Saving Socrates

Advocates of more student centered education argue the lecture represents the factory style education promoted in the 1950''s to serve the largely blue collar constituency that would inevitably attend some elementary and perhaps even a little secondary education and quickly move to the factory or farm. Does this replace my structured chaos like environment in my classroom? Questions I''ve gotten from teachers of older students : Can we utilize flipped classroom to do step #3?

Telestream Screenflow: An Podcasters Guide to Creating Professional Screencasts and Tutorials

TeacherCast

This feature can be used by teachers to create flipped classrooms, explainer videos, or even by administrators looking to speak directly to their community without needing to export out to another video editing platform. Screencasting simple How-to videos and creating standards-based flipped classroom videos is one of those skills that every teacher should have in their back pocket. When you are finished, I always back up my projects onto a secondary hard drive.

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

Wired Campus

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. 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. We do hybrid classrooms. We do flipped classrooms.

Chegg 37

The 100 Worst Ed-Tech Debacles of the Decade

Hack Education

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.