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LEARNb4 - A Flipped Approach to the Classroom

LEARNb4 - A Flipped Approach to the Classroom

Author: Ms. Metcalf

Participants will have a better understanding of a flipped classroom, and how the concept can be used in their own classrooms. (ISTE Standard 1a, d)

Participants will experience Sophia from a student’s perspective (ISTE Standard 1a, c, d)

Participants will experience Sophia from a teacher’s perspective (ISTE Standard 2a, b, c, d)

Participants will create a flipped lesson of their own. (ISTE Standard 2a, b, c, d)

The flipped classroom is a pedagogical model in which the typical lecture and homework elements of a course are reversed. Short video lectures are viewed by students at home before the class session, while in-class time is devoted to exercises, projects, or discussions.

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Lesson Instructions

Please complete the following items to receive full create for your lesson. 

1. Watch the video "What the Flipped Classroom is not..."

2. Complete the Google Form. 

3. Leave a comment in the lesson answering the question: How do you see Sophia being used in your classroom?

4. Read the provided article. 

5. Open the Google Document by clicking the link. Remember to save a copy. (Last Name, First Name - What a Flipped Classroom is Not). When you have completed the Google Doc form please share with me. 

6. Complete the Sophia Multiple Choice Quiz. Remember you are trying for three correct answers in a row.  

The Flipped Classroom is Not...

Google Form

Seven Things you Should Know About the Flipped Classroom.


Google Doc Activity

How to create a Sophia Tutorial

How to create a Google Form

How to create a Screen Cast Video

Link to Screen Cast Tutorials

Here is another link to some screencast-o-matic videos and tutorials to help you as well.