Flipped classroom

Khan Academy Trains Teachers to Use Its Videos and Tools

Khan Academy Trains Teachers to Use Its Videos and Tools

| July 18, 2013 | 13 Comments

Khan Academy, best known for its free online library of math video tutorials, is using the summer months to offer in-person teacher trainings in places like Chicago, New Orleans and Redwood City, California. That might seem strange for an organization whose mission is to leverage the Internet to offer high quality learning to anyone, but Khan Academy has been piloting ways to integrate their videos into classrooms are ready to share what they’ve learned.

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Before Reading or Watching Videos, Students Should Experiment First

Before Reading or Watching Videos, Students Should Experiment First

| July 17, 2013 | 18 Comments

A new Stanford study shows that students learn better when first exploring an unfamiliar idea or concept on their own, rather than reading a text or watching a video first.

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Flipped Classroom 2.0: Competency Learning With Videos

Flipped Classroom 2.0: Competency Learning With Videos

| May 21, 2013 | 22 Comments

The flipped classroom model generated a lot of excitement initially, but more recently some educators — even those who were initial advocates — have expressed disillusionment with the idea of assigning students to watch instructional videos at home and work on problem solving and practice in class. Biggest criticisms: watching videos of lectures wasn’t all […]

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What Will Work in New Blended Learning Experiment?

What Will Work in New Blended Learning Experiment?

| October 17, 2012 | 1 Comment

By Katrina Schwartz As the blended learning movement grows in the U.S., schools will need to experiment with what works best in different types of settings. There’s still a lot to learn about different types of blended learning models, and a new nonprofit called Silicon Schools will raise and invest $25 million toward that effort. […]

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Five Smart Habits to Develop for Back to School

Five Smart Habits to Develop for Back to School

| August 13, 2012 | 7 Comments

By Ben Stern, EdSurge The enemy of innovation and growth is routine. These auspicious weeks before the school year commences are the perfect time to create a new routine that will ensure innovation in your instruction and growth as an instructor. Here are some idea for those who want to take advantage of these next […]

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Can the Flipped Classroom Benefit Low-Income Students?

Can the Flipped Classroom Benefit Low-Income Students?

| June 18, 2012 | 9 Comments

By Sarah Butrymowicz When Portland, Ore., elementary school teacher Sacha Luria decided last fall to try out a new education strategy called “flipping the classroom,” she faced a big obstacle. Flipped classrooms use technology—online video instruction, laptops, DVDs of lessons—to reverse what students have traditionally done in class and at home to learn. Listening to […]

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Flip This: Bloom’s Taxonomy Should Start with Creating

Flip This: Bloom’s Taxonomy Should Start with Creating

| May 17, 2012 | 50 Comments

One educator rethinks Bloom’s Taxonomy because it gives the impression that there is a scarcity of creativity in students.

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Learning that Happens Online and Off, In and Out of School

Learning that Happens Online and Off, In and Out of School

| May 17, 2012 | 3 Comments

Could this be a model for the future school? Students spend time doing projects at off-site organizations, listening to lectures at home, collaborating with other students and teachers at school.

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The Flipped Classroom Defined

The Flipped Classroom Defined

| September 8, 2011 | 38 Comments

Created by Knewton and Column Five Media By Knewton [via EdSurge]

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The Flip: Why I Love It, How I Use It

The Flip: Why I Love It, How I Use It

| July 28, 2011 | 5 Comments

By Shelley Wright I love the flip. I do. And I realize by saying this I’m making a controversial statement. I believe if used judiciously, in the right context, the flip can free up valuable class time and provide the background knowledge that is fundamental for students to then go forward and wrestle with higher […]

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