Literature on Flipping Classrooms
Flip classroom has been picking traction in the United States of America and all over the world as the younger generation are experiencing big changes as the world that they live and love are constantly are in competition with technology, social media interaction and experiential sensations.
The survey research above gives an overview insight the adoption of flip classrooms. Although there is a big debate concerning the effectiveness of such an approach, this survey provides a good foundation for debates on the learning approach of flip classrooms.
Useful Links on Flipped Classrooms
The Flipped Learning Network is an organization that prides itself in promoting flip class. It provides resources, explanations as well as events.
It provides a good foundation to the pillars of flip classroom
F – Flexible Learning Environment
L – Learning Culture
I – Intentional Content
P – Professional Educator
Faculty Focus publishes articles on effective teaching strategies for the college classroom — both face-to-face and online. Faculty Focus was created in 2003 by Magna Publications. Faculty Focus is edited by Mary Bart. Mary joined Magna in 2008 and also manages the company’s social media presence. Mary got her start in journalism as a reporter and managing editor at a small community newspaper in upstate New York and later served at the editor-in-chief of Counseling Today, the monthly magazine of the American Counseling Association.
Faculty Focus – Benefits of Flipping Classrooms
Faculty Focus – Looking to Flip the classroom
Sometimes along the way we may look at a problem and fail to find an amicable solution. Those are the times that will define us as humans.
So why not “See differently”
Changing the frontier of education. A story from personal usage to a national concerted effort to change the way students engage learning. Salma Khan provides his side of the story to the formation of Khan Academy.
A news coverage follows suit as to how Khan Academy is being used in classrooms all over in the United States of America.
Sir Ken Robinson is a renown educator that promotes creativity. His viewpoints of how present education is killing creativity in the young. It is an inspirational and insightful sharing to understand the current state of the school system. In a globalized setting whereby innovation, creativity is becoming more and more of a need rather than a supplementary skill set.
-If you are not prepared to be wrong, you will never come out with anything original- Sir Ken Robinson
As part of my required study I’ve decided to explore the themes of creativity as well as flipping the classroom. This blog is a digital footprint of my journey thus far and hopefully be able to encourage others to start their own as well.
Creativity has been an integral part of my being and a deep concern of mine. Of course the other flip side of the coin would be Education.
Going forth from here on….
To infinity and beyond – Buzz Lightyear