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Flipped Classroom

Video lectures at home? Homework in class? Welcome to a new world of active learning where teachers can be there when students need them.

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    How to Flip Your Online World Language Classroom and Boost Engagement

    Use precious class time for virtual projects that explore culture, and save grammar and vocabulary lessons for when students are working on their own.
    Lindsey Seynhaeve
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    Using a Simple Tech Solution to Drive Mastery-Based Learning

    Short instructional videos coupled with quick mastery assessments make a flipped classroom a success—for students and parents.
  • A high school student looking at his laptop and writing notes on a pad of paper

    4 Tools for a Flipped Classroom

    Whether students do the advance work at home or in class, these tools help teachers track their work and assess their understanding.
  • A closeup of a kid sitting, reading Dr. Seuss on a tablet.

    The Flipped Classroom: Pro and Con

    In 2012, I attended the ISTE conference in San Diego, CA. While I was only there for about 36 hours, it was easy for me to pick up on one of the hottest topics for the three-day event. The "flipped classroom" was being discussed in social lounges, in conference sessions, on the exhibit floor, on the hashtag and even at dinner. People wanted to know what it was, what it wasn't, how it's done and why it works.
  • Young girl resting her head in her hand looking perplexed

    Avoiding Learned Helplessness

    Some steps teachers can take to empower students to be self-directed learners.
  • Two boys looking at a laptop and open book

    Enhancing Learning Through Differentiated Technology

    Three tech tools -- SAS Curriculum Pathways, Newsela, and EDpuzzle -- can help differentiate instruction by showing where students are and offering appropriate formative assessment.
  • Modifying the Flipped Classroom: The "In-Class" Version

    Guest blogger Jennifer Gonzalez proposes the In-Class Flip, a modified version of the flipped-learning model that incorporates the video lecture element as one of several stations that students visit during their class period.
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    Making Your Flipped Classroom More Human

    A former high school biology teacher shares what he learned from his mistakes in flipping his classroom instruction.
  • Classroom Management and the Flipped Class

    The flipped classroom casts a different light on classroom management issues, as teachers rethink one-on-one time, off-task students, freedom vs. control, and parent expectations.
  • Start a Reading Revolution: Flip Your Class With Blogs

    By adding blogs to a flipped ELA class, teachers present literacy as a design challenge where words, images, and format serve to express students' ideas.
  • 5 Best Practices for the Flipped Classroom

    Blogger Andrew Miller offers some strategies for making the model work, including appropriate reflection, technology considerations, creating a need to know and more.
  • 5-Minute Film Festival: Flipped Classrooms

    Learn more about the challenges and benefits of flipped classrooms, where lectures are assigned as homework and hands-on learning happens in class, in this playlist of videos from VideoAmy.
  • Aaron Sams is hosting a Flipped Classroom show.

    Flipped-Learning Toolkit: Let's Talk Tech

    Four content-creation tool categories -- screencasting, tablets, document cameras, and video cameras -- will help your students take flipped learning outside of the classroom.
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    100 Videos and Counting: Lessons From a Flipped Classroom

    After making 100 videos, a veteran flipped learning educator reflects on what he's learned: keep it simple, employ differentiated instruction tools, and respect students' schedules.
  • A host is presenting a show.

    Flipped Classroom 101

    Strategies to move past common flipped classroom obstacles when getting started.

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