The Flipped Classroom Professional Learning Session Greater Atlanta Christian School
How did it start?Did not lecture exclusively before beginningEarly adopters of screencast videos in theclassroom as an instructional toolNo such thing as “the flipped classroom” - no oneowns the term
ConceptThat which is traditionally done in class is nowdone at homeThat which is traditionally done as homework isnow done in class
Why?Flipping speaks the language of today’s studentsFlipping helps busy studentsFlipping helps struggling studentsFlipping helps students of all abilities to excel
Why?Flipping allows students to pause and rewind theirteacherFlipping increases student-teacher interactionFlipping allows teachers to know their studentsbetter
Why?Flipping increases student-student interactionFlipping allows for real differentiationFlipping changes classroom managementFlipping changes the way we talk to parents
Why?Flipping educates parentsFlipping makes your class transparentFlipping is a great technique for absent teachersFlipping can lead to the flipped-mastery program
Bad ReasonsBecause you are told to do soBecause you think it will create a 21st-centuryclassroomBecause you think you will be cutting edgeBecause you think this exempts you from being agood teacherBecause you think it will be easier
How?Plan the lesson - is direct instruction the bestvehicle?Create a presentation - keynote or powerpoint -gather images, etc.Write a script - with practice may not be necessaryRecord the video - Use QuicktimeEdit the videoPublish the video
How to Make Videos Students will LoveKeep it short.Animate your voice.Create the video with another teacher.Add humor.Don’t waste your students’ time.
How to Make Videos Students will LoveAdd annotations.Add callouts.Zoom in and out.Keep it copyright friendly.
Class TimeHigher quality activities and interactionsMore engaging activities and interactionsCompatible with project-based learningStudents can create content!