12 Resources on Flipped Learning
Is flipped learning for you? Learn from experts like Jonathan Bergmann, the Algebros, and Brian Steffen about the benefits of flipping your classroom and the potential obstacles to overcome. Plus, discover tricks from teachers who have successfully flipped learning with their students. Start exploring flipped learning with this selection of resources just released on ASCD myTeachSource®.
Flip Your Students’ Learning (EL article)
Read this article, by Jonathan Bergmann and Aaron Sams, on how teachers can best use class time with students. By giving direct instruction via a teacher-created video and having students watch the lecture at home, teachers free up their time in class to work with students one on one or in small groups, helping those who struggle and challenging those who have mastered the content.
The Case for Flipped Homework (Book chapter)
Read this chapter from Jonathan Bergmann’s book, Solving the Problem of Homework by Flipping the Learning, and learn about some of the research on homework and the issues teachers, parents, and administrators face when trying to change traditional methods.
Join Jonathan Bergmann and Aaron Sams to learn how the flipped-classroom model can help teachers gain more face-to-face time with students, foster differentiated or personalized learning, and challenge students to take responsibility for their learning.
Embracing Flipped Learning Tour (Webinar)
There is not just one way to flip a classroom. In this webinar, Jonathan Bergmann and Aaron Sams take you on a tour of flipped classrooms across all disciplines and all levels.
In this ASCD Learn. Teach. Lead. Radio episode, ASCD Emerging Leader Jusmar Maness interviews expert Aaron Sams, who shares his best practical tips on flipping your classroom.
Flipped-Learning Toolkit: 5 Steps for Formative Assessment (Edutopia article)
Explore this helpful Edutopia toolkit, from authors Jonathan Bergmann and Aaron Sams, and you might be able to rid yourself of the bane of many teachers: grading papers late at night. Learn about their formative assessment strategy, the mastery check, which allows teachers to have more time to interact with students during class—and doesn’t require them to take papers home to grade.
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Tips to Help You Flip Your Classroom (Education Update article)
Teachers offer their strategies for making the most out of the flipped-classroom model in this article from Education Update.
Teaching and Learning in the Digital Age: A Framework for Inquiry (Member webinar)
Technology is becoming ever more present in our schools. But to maximize its value for students, educators need a clear framework for how to make its use meaningful. Larissa Pahomov shares a roadmap for teachers who want to facilitate authentic, student-driven learning in the technology-rich classroom.
Drawing from their experiences flipping their high school science classes, Jonathan Bergmann and Aaron Sams introduce you to the flipped-mastery model and explain the logistics of conducting a flipped classroom—from the equipment needed to create videos to what to do during class to how to get administrator buy in. Find out how flipping your classroom can lead to real differentiation of instruction and increased opportunities for classroom formative assessment.
In Solving the Homework Problem by Flipping the Learning, Jonathan Bergmann, the cofounder of the flipped learning concept, shows you: why traditional homework causes dread and frustration for students, how flipped learning improves student learning, how teachers can create flipped assignments that both engage students and advance student learning.
EL: Technology-Rich Learning (Magazine)
This issue of Educational Leadership marks the eighth issue the magazine has dedicated to technology. The content falls into several categories: essays from futurists who believe schools are neglecting the revolutionary potential influence of technology on learning; articles from groundbreaking educators who are experimenting with new student-centered approaches like flipped learning and video screencasts; reports on research and the lack thereof when it comes to knowing what works best for students; and, finally, many articles from educators who are trying to weave tradition and technology into what Catlin R. Tucker calls “a durable education fabric.”
At last, a book that forever solves the debate over whether homework is an essential component of rigorous schooling or a harmful practice. Veteran teacher, trainer, professor, consultant, and author Cathy Vatterott distills her years of experience with all kinds of schools into a balanced approach that ensures homework leads to more opportunities for learning and teaching without turning off parents and students.