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Flipped instruction and Twitter for independent learning in schools


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This presentation combines the notions of the flipped classroom with the educational use of Twitter to explore ideas of using Twitter to encourage students to learn outside the classroom.

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Flipped instruction and Twitter for independent learning in schools

  1. 1. Flipped instruction and Twitter for independent learning Terese Bird Learning Technologist and SCORE Research Fellow Institute of Learning Innovation Queen Elizabeth I College Research Talks 4-6-2014 Photo by vanhookc on Flickr
  2. 2. What shall we talk about? • The Flipped Classroom • Examples of successful flips • Twitter as a catalyst toward independent learning • Examples of how Twitter might be used for independent learning which feeds into class work Photo by Trina Alexander on Flickr
  3. 3. The Flipped Classroom Image by ransomtech on Flickr
  4. 4. How to flip sensibly Image by Xristina La on Wikipedia CC-BY-SA Class Home
  5. 5. Example of successful flipping: Clintondale
  6. 6. Resources for flipping • Make your own – ScreenR, ScreenOMatic, Quicktime • Kahn Academy
  7. 7. Twitter for independent learning
  8. 8. #actandprotest
  9. 9. Ideas for Twitter to Flip • Students follow 10 economics practitioners. For 1 week, watch what these are tweeting, and note 3 trends. Post these trends onto VLE or bring to class. Map these trends to current events. • Students find 3 experts on a topic of their choice, to follow on Twitter. Students may wish to do this using an impersonal account (?). Students ask the experts their opinion of the topic, the current event, whatever it may be. Do these opinions make sense, change students’ perception of the topic?
  10. 10. More resources • Mrs Caviness: for-educators/teaching-and-learning-articles/how-twitter-can-be-used-as- a-powerful-educational-tool/ • 50 ways to use Twitter in the classroom: • Kahn Academy:
  11. 11. What do we think? • Public/private issues in social media • Do the benefits outweigh the risks? • Other issues?