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Engaging Families in Flipped Learning

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What’s the best way to engage parents and families in flipped learning? Watch a roundtable discussion and get the perspective of parents, teachers and administrators on best practices in school-to-home communications in a flipped learning environment. Our in-depth discussion will include:
1. How strong school-to-home connections can improve the flipped learning experience for parents, teachers and students
2. Why you’ll need to connect with parents and families differently to support a flipped learning environment
3. Tips to connect with students and their families outside the classroom
4. What parents want to improve collaboration and communication between school and home
Speakers from St. Louis Schools (MI) and FLN

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Engaging Families in Flipped Learning

  1. 1. FLIPPED LEARNING WEBINAR Engaging Families in Flipped Learning Presented by: Steve Kelly, Kevin Stedman, Linda Bader, Chris Macklin, & Kari Arfstrom
  2. 2. Guest Panelist: Steve Kelly • 24 years at St. Louis High School • Flipping classes for the past three years • Contact information: email – bigkxcountry@gmail.com twitter - @bigkxcountry NBCT High School Mathematics St. Louis Schools, Michigan www.stlouisschools.net © 2012 Schoolwires, Inc. All rights reserved. 2
  3. 3. Guest Panelist: Kevin Stedman • • • • • Teacher St. Louis Schools, Michigan www.stlouisschools.net © 2012 Schoolwires, Inc. All rights reserved. Math/Physics Teacher Father of 3 fantastic children Married to Elizabeth for 20+ years Love my job Contact information: email – kstedman@stlouisschools.net 3
  4. 4. Guest Panelist: Chris Macklin • • • • High School Principal St. Louis Schools, Michigan www.stlouisschools.net © 2012 Schoolwires, Inc. All rights reserved. Over 3 decades in education St. Louis Principal since 2011 Family man Relationships are key to positive school culture • Contact information: email – cmacklin@stlouisschools.net 4
  5. 5. Guest Panelist: Linda Bader Flipped Learning Parent St. Louis Schools, Michigan www.stlouisschools.net © 2012 Schoolwires, Inc. All rights reserved. • Mom of 3 teenagers (ages 18, 16, and 16) • Parent representative on curriculum review committee for SLPS • Bachelor’s in Computer Science from Oakland University • Owner of Foresite Computer Solutions 5
  6. 6. Guest Panelist: Kari M. Arfstrom, Ph.D. • Executive Director, Flipped Learning Network • Not-for-profit organization founded in 2012 • The only organization for and by flipped educators Executive Director Flipped Learning Network www.flippedlearning.org © 2012 Schoolwires, Inc. All rights reserved. 6
  7. 7. We are moving from this…..
  8. 8. To this…
  9. 9. A Flipped Classroom occurs when direct instruction (lecture) is moved from the group learning environment (classroom) to the individual learning space (home, library, bus, community center).
  10. 10. Flipped Learning Moves from a teacher-centered classroom to a student-centered learning environment.
  11. 11. The process of this ideology may take months, or even years. Start with a lesson Collaborate Curate, create, hybrid
  12. 12. Flipped learning is a bridge, to…….
  13. 13. A bridge to somewhere…. • Plain ol’ Flipped classroom - Extended lab time - Art shows - Demonstrations, presentations, - Entrepreneurial programs conversations, debate - Mock Elections, model Congress/UN/Supreme Court • Flipped Learning leads to various teaching methods: - Mastery Learning - Performances - Project/Problem/Inquiry -based Learning - Peer Instruction - Socratic (silent) method - Writers’ Workshops - Service learning /Community service • Don’t forget, you can flip… - Professional development - Faculty/staff/departmental meetings - Parent and community relations - HR
  14. 14. Welcome to St. Louis, Michigan Thank you Google Maps and Snagit © 2012 Schoolwires, Inc. All rights reserved. 14
  15. 15. Connecting Home and School © 2012 Schoolwires, Inc. All rights reserved. 15
  16. 16. Connecting Home and School © 2012 Schoolwires, Inc. All rights reserved. 16
  17. 17. Flipped Class Pictures © 2012 Schoolwires, Inc. All rights reserved. 17
  18. 18. Flipped Class Pictures © 2012 Schoolwires, Inc. All rights reserved. 18
  19. 19. Strategies • Traditional PTC and open house • Online resources o PowerSchool o Schoolwires sites o Weebly sites o Office hours © 2012 Schoolwires, Inc. All rights reserved. • Open classroom hours • Old school letters sent home • Phone calls • Grocery store chats • Twitter 19
  20. 20. Schoolwires Site www.stlouisschools.net © 2012 Schoolwires, Inc. All rights reserved. 20
  21. 21. Individual Teacher Pages © 2012 Schoolwires, Inc. All rights reserved. 21
  22. 22. Weebly Sites © 2012 Schoolwires, Inc. All rights reserved. slmpprecalc.weebly.com 22
  23. 23. Strategies • Traditional PTC and open house • Online resources o PowerSchool o Schoolwires sites o Weebly sites o Office hours © 2012 Schoolwires, Inc. All rights reserved. • Open classroom hours • Old school letters sent home • Phone calls • Grocery store chats • Twitter 23
  24. 24. Parental Observations © 2012 Schoolwires, Inc. All rights reserved. 24
  25. 25. Cone of Learning © 2012 Schoolwires, Inc. All rights reserved. 25
  26. 26. Connecting Home and School © 2012 Schoolwires, Inc. All rights reserved. 26
  27. 27. What Questions Do You Have? © 2012 Schoolwires, Inc. All rights reserved. 27
  28. 28. For all your flipped classroom and flipped learning needs!
  29. 29. Read more Order at ISTE.org or ASCD.org Available on paper or for your e-reader
  30. 30. Join the free Community of Practice The Ning is 16,000 and growing! • Sign up to be notified of future webinars on Flipped Learning • View the archived events • Post to the blog, participate in the forums and discussions • Join now!
  31. 31. More information at flippedlearning.org • Free Webinars – over a dozen to chose from – Basics, Mastery, Subject-specific, Parents, Administrators, CCSS, etc. • Research – Literature Review: First meta-analysis of flipped learning • One-day Workshops – Coming this fall to Pennsylvania and Texas, others! • Foundations of Flipped Learning: A Blended Course – Written by and given by experienced flipped educators
  32. 32. • You are invited to attend FlipCon14: – 8th annual gathering of beginning and experienced flipped teachers – June 23-25, 2014 – Mars Area High School, near Pittsburgh, PA – Call for Proposals and Registration opens in December
  33. 33. For all your flipped classroom and flipped learning needs!
  34. 34. Upcoming Schoolwires Events Get a preview of what’s coming in the newest release of Centricity2. Explore more and register at www.schoolwires.com/events © 2012 Schoolwires, Inc. All rights reserved. 34
  35. 35. FLIPPED LEARNING WEBINAR Thanks for joining us today! To learn more about how Schoolwires supports flipped learning, visit our website www.schoolwires.com/flipped For further questions, email us at sales@schoolwires.com © 2012 Schoolwires, Inc. All rights reserved. Schoolwires, the Schoolwires logos, and the unique trade dress of Schoolwires are the trademarks, service marks, trade dress and logos of Schoolwires, Inc. All other trademarks, service marks, trade dress and logos used in Schoolwires and the Website are the trademarks, service marks, trade dress and logos of their respective owners. 35

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