What Is a Flipped Classroom? BBS Professional Development Day 7 October 2012 Kathleen McKim, HS Media Specialist
In this session, we will• Define "the flipped classroom."• Explore how this concept changes the instructional landscape.• Reflect on ways that "flipping" can enable student success.
Some Definitions• The flipped classroom changes the place in which content is delivered (Valenza, 2012).• Basically the concept of a flipped class is this: that which is traditionally done in class is now done at home, and that which is traditionally done as homework is now completed in class. But as you will see, there is more to a flipped classroom than this (Bergmann & Sams, 2012).
The Changing Educational Landscape• The home becomes the lecture space. The hundred+ year-old frontal teaching model flips.• The class becomes conversation space, creation space, space where teachers actively facilitate learning.• Class time is freed up for interactive and applied learning, activities that inspire critical thinking, exploration, inquiry, discussion, collaboration, problem solving. -Valenza, 2012
Does flipping enable student success?Pros Cons• Easier for students who may • Same lecture-centered have missed class to keep approach, only online. up because they can watch • Repacking of traditional, the video at any time. didactic learning.• Teachers spend class time • Lack of teacher interaction. working through any gaps • Digital Divide or misunderstandings around the content. • Not everyone learns best through a screen.• Students move at their own pace.• More time for one-to-one. THINK/PAIR/SHARE
Reflect • Think of your favorite lesson? Could it be enhanced by flipping? What would your students gain? What would be lost?
Take Away• Reflecting on pedagogy.• Rethinking how teachers reach students.• Inspiring teachers to change the way they’ve always done things.• Motivating teachers to use technology. (Herz, 2012)
Resources• Flipped Learning Network For great videos you can use: (www.flippedlearning.org) • TED-ed , www.ed.ted.com• Flipped Classroom Manifest, • OER Commons, http://www.thedailyriff.com/a www.oercommons.org rticles/the-flipped-class- • Curriki, manifest-823.php www.welcome.curriki.org• Jackie Gerstein, • Khan Academy, http://usergeneratededucatio www.kahnacademy.org n.wordpress.com/2011/06/13/ the-flipped-classroom-model- • SolveforX , a-full-picture/ www.wesolveforx.com• TechSmith, The Flipped • MIT Open Courseware, Classroom, www.ocw.mit.edu/high-school http://www.techsmith.com/fli pped-classroom.html
References• Bergmann, J. & Sams, A. (2012). Chapter 2: the flipped classroom. Flip Your Classroom: Reach Every Student in Every Class Every Day. Virginia: ASCD/ISTE.• DMS Flipped Math. The Flipped Classroom by Aaron Sams. Accessed October 4, 2012, from http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=AHYm7U0ePWY.• Gerstein, J. (2011). Flipped classroom full picture: an example lesson. User Generated Education. Accessed October 4, 2012, from http://usergeneratededucation.wordpress.com/2011/11/20/flipped-classroom-full-picture- an-example-lesson/.• Gerstein, J. (2012). An illustration of the flipped classroom: the full picture. Accessed October 4, 2012, from http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=cXcCBuU3ytU&list=UUxhUm1DtscZtu6mHOpORivQ&ind ex=2&feature=plcp.• Herz, M.B. (July 10, 2012). The flipped classroom: pro and con. Edutopia. Accessed October 4, 2012, from http://www.edutopia.org/blog/flipped-classroom-pro-and-con-mary-beth- hertz.• International Society for Technology in Education (2007). ISTE nets-s. Accessed October 4, 2012, from www.iste.org/nets.• Partnership for 21st Century Skills. (2009). 21st century student outcomes and support systems. Accessed October 4, 1012, from http://www.p21.org/overview/skills-framework.• Valenza, J. (August 14, 2012). The flipping librarian. Neverending Search. School Library Journal. Accessed October 4, 2012, from http://blog.schoollibraryjournal.com/neverendingsearch/2012/08/14/the-flipping-librarian/
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