In a nutshell, flipping your classroom means asking students to study the material on their own time — often by viewing recorded lectures or using other digital materials — in order to free up class time for hands-on learning, small-group projects and one-on-one support. After all, that’s where the magic of learning really happens — in the classroom, where students can ask questions, offer solutions and develop their critical-thinking skills.
Not sure how to go about flipping your classroom? Here are eight articles that will give you the inspiration, research and know-how you need to get started.
What if you flipped a school?If you think flipping a classroom is child’s play, find out how Greg Green flipped his entire school and read with envy about how achievement soared.
Flipped classroom 101. In this video, Sams answers common questions about flipping a classroom. Find out how, for example, you can make sure all kids have access to the digital materials and what software he uses to edit videos.
Use mind maps to reinforce flipped learning. Trang Phan explains that the flipped classroom can be as unproductive as simply assigning students Chapter 5 to read at home if they’re not engaged with the video, interacting with it and learning from it.