The Year was 2007
Jon Bergmann and Aaron Sams
Teachers in Woodland Park Colorado
Said “There has to be a better way to
Differentiation of instruction – reaching
Students have ownership of learning.
Teaching becomes more streamlined
and more efficient.
Develops student’s problem solving
Teachers have more time in the
classroom with students.
Learning becomes more collaborative.
Digital Divide--Not all students or, in
some cases, schools have the
If library is needed, computer time is
Time in front of computer screen is
Does it Work?
Teachers have reported higher grades
in the flipped classroom.
No official studies.
However, teachers report videos are
viewed over and over again. Someone
is watching more than once.
What You Need
Shoot video –
◦ Smart phone
◦ Video camera
◦ Windows Live Moviemaker
Post for Student Viewing
In your blog
In your website.
Flipped Learning Network’s ning
started in January 2011 with 2,500
2013 – 15,000 members
Hosting and Publishing Service
for video lesson
Does the service let videos be shown
on multiple devices? Phones, iPads,
◦ YouTube – most familiar – most schools
◦ Sophia (37,000)
It may take hours to find the video that has everything you
want. You could SAVE time by creating your own customized
Flipped Classroom Project
Create a Flipped Classroom Lesson
Length: 7-10 minutes
Start with Objective (ONE)
Create an activity(ies) (activity length 15-20
◦ MUST support learning objective.
◦ Can be more than one.