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MentorMob and Its Role in the Flipped Classroom By Jodie Choate Cynthia Logan Leslie Turner
My ultimate goal, I guess, as a teacher, is to helpstudents become learners who can learn forthemselves and by themselves.Aaron Samshttp://www.youtube.com/watch?v=2H4RkudFzlc
What is the flipped classroom?• A unique teaching model developed in 2007 by Jonathan Bergmann and Aaron Sams• Initially intended to be online lessons developed for absent students unable to attend class• The teaching model was readily accepted by the absent students and even those that were not absent• http://educationnext.org/the-flipped-classroom
What are the benefits of a flipped classroom for students?• Students can learn asynchronously• Students can learn from any location and time• Students receive instruction when they are ready to receive it• Increased interaction with other students• Increased interaction with teachershttp://www.thedailyriff.com/articles/how-the-flipped- classroom-is-radically-transforming-learning-536.php
What are the benefits of a flipped classroom for teachers?• Role has changed from presenter of content to learning coach• More time to interact one-on-one with each student• More time to reinforce concepts contained in the online lessons• http://www.thedailyriff.com/articles/how-the-flipped- classroom-is-radically-transforming-learning-536.php
What tools are needed to make the flipped classroom work?
What do teachers want to do with this technology?• Organize Internet content• Share lessons• Collaborate on lesson development• Develop a method to distinguish good articles or videos from bad• Reach an unlimited number of students and teachers
Introducing MentorMobMentorMob is a free software tool that allowsteachers to create, edit and organizeinformation from many websites and softwaretools into a single playlist that can be sharedonline with students and other teachers.
Why watch this presentation?This presentation will demonstrate how, byincorporating a variety of visual tools,MentorMob can support student success bycreating visual content to be used in the“flipped” classroom.http://www.mentormob.com/learn/i/flipped-classroom-concept/infographic-the-flipped-classroom
Math Success at Byron High School Before After(SkillsTutor, 2009)
Data of Success for Clintondale High Schoolsource: www.knewton.com
In all Major subject areas:* Mathhttp://www.mentormob.com/learn/i/multiplying-and-dividing-fractions-1-of-5/convert-decimals-into-percents-and-vice-versa-2* Language arts/Readinghttp://www.mentormob.com/learn/i/nonfiction-reading-comprehension-for-kids/use-the-news-edgeeks
All major subject areas continued*Social Studieshttp://www.mentormob.com/learn/i/us-geography-states-for-third-grade/50statescom-states-and-capitals*Sciencehttp://www.mentormob.com/learn/i/weather-science-projects-for-kids/weather-101-youtube
And other areas as well:*Foreign Languagehttp://www.mentormob.com/learn/i/spanish-for-dummies-2/spanish-for-beginners-tutorial-1-spanish-alphabet
SummaryImproving education techniques with the goalof improving student success is somethingteachers strive for on a daily basis.MentorMob is a perfect facilitator fordelivering course content in the "flipped"classroom environment.