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Flipped Classroom

Homework Is Out, Grades are Up

NationSwell | Posted 11.19.2016 | Impact

Flipping a classroom essentially turns the typical school day on its head. Students receive video lessons online at home and do their homework during class, freeing up time so they can receive more one-on-one help from their teacher.

Even With Flipped Classrooms, Teachers Still at Head of The Class

Jane Swift | Posted 11.13.2016 | Education
Jane Swift

Digital learning--online or classroom-based--is not a revolution in education, it's the evolution of education. For all the talk of the flipped classroom, digital tools have not turned education on its head. But it does provide teachers with more resources and tools to help students

The Global Search for Education: Online Educational Tools

C. M. Rubin | Posted 07.28.2016 | Education
C. M. Rubin

"Privacy is of course critical, but at the moment the dialogue nationally is focusing far too much on the privacy aspects surrounding data rather than...

To Flip or Not To Flip?

Dr. Mariappan Jawaharlal | Posted 06.24.2016 | Education
Dr. Mariappan Jawaharlal

My goal as a teacher is to help students learn better and become independent learners. Flipped classrooms are gaining popularity and many educators across the country seem to be experimenting with it.

How Chicago Edtech Companies Are Rising to the Head of the Class

Brad Spirrison | Posted 05.23.2015 | Chicago
Brad Spirrison

You could put it on the blackboard! Yes, Chicago is an epicenter for educational innovation.

Flipping the Way Students (and Professors) Do College

Emily Reich | Posted 04.28.2015 | College
Emily Reich

Being read to, besides being redundant, is demeaning and frustrating. I need a professor not as a middle-man for information, but as a motivating and encouraging figurehead of the classroom.

A Starter's Guide to Flipped Parenting

Brad Spirrison | Posted 12.07.2014 | Education
Brad Spirrison

Technology is not only revolutionizing how kids are learning in a school setting, but also impacting virtually everything else they do. For anyone raising young children, don't be afraid to "flip" traditional parental functions in order to stay ahead of all the changes.

A Primer on Educational Technology: 5 Terms Parents Need to Understand

Brad Spirrison | Posted 10.22.2014 | Technology
Brad Spirrison

While many elementary, middle and high school students are already accustomed to technology-enabled classrooms, educators continue to incorporate digital learning innovations into their teaching styles. Even the most tech-savvy parents can find it difficult to keep up with all of the trends and terminology.

Unexpected Ways Millennials Are Impacting Higher Education

Zach Cutler | Posted 09.20.2014 | Education
Zach Cutler

So how are Millennials changing higher education, and what does the industry need to do to keep in touch with digitally-savvy students? Here are just a few solutions for bridging the divide between higher ed and Gen Y

The Secret To Startup Success? Fail Fast -- And Often.

Quim Sabrià | Posted 06.03.2014 | Impact
Quim Sabrià

Teaching at a public high school in Barcelona, I witnessed daily, and sometimes hourly, failure: students struggling through exams despite hours of preparation, missing days of school, threatening teachers and losing their motivation.

What I Learned by Flipping the MOOC

Steve Blank | Posted 04.13.2014 | Business
Steve Blank

Two of the hot topics in education in the last few years have been Massive Open Online Courses (MOOC's) and the flipped classroom. I've been experimen...

Changing the Role of Classrooms Around the World

John M. Eger | Posted 02.10.2014 | Education
John M. Eger

We know about the success Salman Kahn has had with the "flipped classroom" where online lectures and short videos happen at home, or in a coffee shop,...

On Student Discussion and Unemployment: Students Become What They Repeatedly Do

Mark W. Guay | Posted 01.23.2014 | Impact
Mark W. Guay

When hanging out the other day with my friends Pavlov and Aristotle, they got me thinking about what behaviors students regularly repeat through the years of schooling. They mentioned it might have something to do with those struggling with unemployment.

Radical Innovation Summit Focuses on Education

John M. Eger | Posted 08.16.2013 | College
John M. Eger

The National Science Foundation (NSF) underwrote a Radical Summit on Innovation in Washington D.C. last week to learn a little more how educators see ...

Re-Imagining Learning: Digital and Physical Convergence

Laysha Ward | Posted 06.23.2013 | Impact
Laysha Ward

While some advocate for technology as the key to higher student engagement and achievement, others worry digital tools will replace the teacher or hands-on, in-person learning. It's a false dilemma.

It's Time to Flip Our Classrooms

Michal Tsur | Posted 05.01.2013 | Technology
Michal Tsur

There has been a lot of recent buzz around the concept of the "flipped classroom," and for good reason: The traditional classroom format doesn't seem to be working for America's youth.

The Public Health of Higher Education

Thomas Fisher | Posted 04.28.2013 | College
Thomas Fisher

What would a parallel, public-health version of higher education look like? The massive open online courses (MOOCs) increasingly available for free on the Internet offer one aspect of this.

The Cost vs. Quality Conundrum: Top Higher Ed Tech Trends for 2013

Sean Devine | Posted 02.20.2013 | Education
Sean Devine

Technology has transformed a variety of industries over the past decade, from ecommerce to entertainment. One could argue that 2012 was the year that technology accelerated its march to transforming education as well.

The Flipped Classroom: It's Got to Be Done Right

Mark Frydenberg | Posted 02.13.2013 | College
Mark Frydenberg

What's the flap about the flip? Studies say it's an effective way to engage students in learning. But in order for the flip not to flop, we need to step back. It is not a "one size fits all" model.

The Massive Problem That MOOCs May Help Clear Up

Larry Goodwin | Posted 02.04.2013 | College
Larry Goodwin

There are millions of working Americans who started college but didn't complete their bachelor's degree. After leaving, many took jobs in which they've succeeded, but now they can't move higher up the ladder.

Math Teacher's Hugely Popular YouTube Videos Won Him Students In Over 100 Countries

Posted 11.12.2012 | Education

Teacher Rob Tarrou is helping students around the world with math, without leaving St. Petersburg, Fla. Tarrou has been teaching at St. Petersburg...

Students 'Flip' for Digital Learning

Lydia Dobyns | Posted 12.26.2012 | Education
Lydia Dobyns

Students today live in a wired world. Educators strive to assure high school and post-secondary success for each student.

Promise Of The 'Flipped Classroom' Eludes Poorer School Districts

| Sarah Butrymowicz | Posted 06.13.2012 | Education

This piece comes to us courtesy of The Hechinger Report. When Portland, Ore., elementary school teacher Sacha Luria decided last fall to try out a ...

Finding Open Education Resources (OER), Some New Search Options

Esther Wojcicki | Posted 05.05.2012 | Education
Esther Wojcicki

One very useful tool for all educators is the Open Courseware Consortium search engine that allows users to search for Open Education Resources (OER) at the university level easily.