The Flipped Classroom offers a great use of technology - especially if it gets lecture out of the classrooms and into the hands and control of the learners. As it is being discussed, it is part of a larger picture of teaching and learning. The Flipped Classroom videos have a place in the models and cycles of learning proposed by educational psychologists and instructional designers. Providing educators with a full framework of how the Flipped Classroom can be used in their educational settings will increase its validity for educators and their administrators - Jackie Gerstein, Ed.D.
DEFINITION OF A FLIPPED CLASSROOM
A classroom that uses videos/podcasts as instructional tools to help time-shift the instruction of concepts so students receive the most support (teacher and classmate presence) when they are working on the heaviest cognitive load (actually solving problems and working on understanding/using the content by themselves).(Crystal Kirch)
The Flipped Classroom: The Full picture is not about watching videos as homework. This video illustration accompanies ebook and blog posts on The Flipped Classroom: The Full Picture - http://www.amazon.com/gp/reader/B008E...
Source: Jackie Gerstein, Ed.D.
Source: CRYSTAL KIRCH USING POWERPOINT FOR MAC
Early research on the efficacy of flipped classrooms is promising: in a review recently released by the Flipped Learning Network, of 450 teachers using a flipped model that were surveyed, 66 percent reported higher standardized test scores and 80 percent perceived an improvement in students’ attitude towards learning.
Source: Flipped Learning Network
Here's how it works: ... 200 classroom teachers and specialists in small groups each month for structured, two-hour coaching/training and workshop sessions that focus on individual projects, then offer additional guidance by request. So far, the model is used in all nine of the district's elementary schools, with 93 percent of classroom teachers participating.
The Flipped Classroom Infographic
A new method of teaching is turning the traditional classroom on its head.
What’s a flipped classroom — and why now? Click on picture to find out more.
When the principal at Clintondale High took a big risk by flipping his classrooms (as his test scores were dropping and disciplinary rates were on the rise) it paid off. In just one year, the failure rate at their 9th grade center reduced by 33% in English, 31% in Math, 22% in Science, and 19% in Social Studies -- plus the discipline rate dropped by 66%! Watch Greg Green and Clintondale High School's story firsthand and learn about how Camtasia products are helping bring the Clintondale's
Salman Khan discusses how he began "Khan Academy" and how his method of flip teaching works.
Source: Khan Academy
Complete four learning tutorials as the next step to earn the Flipped Classroom Certificate. Though we recommend you take them in the order listed, you can do it in any order you like. Don't forget to quiz yourself at the end of each tutorial.
Once you're done with the tutorials, go back to the Flipped Classroom Certificate home page. There you will take the final step: create your own flipped classroom tutorial or playlist!