1 Day – 2 Minutes – 3 hours: Time to Make A Change

How making meaningful change is as easy at 1 Day, 2 Minutes & 3 Hours. How long does it take to change a significant component of your classroom? I would argue that it is as easy as 1-2-3.  You see just a day ago I participated in an earnest discussion in the principal’s office. This…

Finishing The Flipped Framework: Building An Effective F-L-I-P

Let’s finish building our flipped framework.  This next installment of the twelve part F-L-I-P learning training series provide a quick but complete overview of flipped learning’s creating a strong framework. Now that we have looked at the four pillars of F-L-I-P, in this installment we will finish our practical case study and framework for flipping, so…

A Flipped Framework: Building An Effective F-L-I-P

Let’s use a case study to build a strong framework on which to hang the content of your flipped classroom.  These next two installments of the twelve part F-L-I-P learning training series provide a quick but complete overview of flipped learning’s creating a strong framework. Now that we have looked at the four pillars of F-L-I-P,…

FLIP is a Community

A wonderful opportunity in Washington D.C. makes for a humbling reminder that flipped learning at its best and most powerful when it is a community. I live in flyover country, Moweaqua Illinois may be the penultimate example of flyover country.  Don’t get me wrong, I love my town of 1900 (counting generously), but situated 1/3…

Part 3 F-L-I-P Learning Training Series: Intentional Content & Professional Educator

Intentional Content & Professional Educator comprise the next two installments of the twelve part F-L-I-P learning training series that provides a quick but complete overview of flipped learning’s foundations. “Intentional Content” is one of the most neglected pillars of flipped learning.  Many educators who are new to flipping focus on the videos or the shifting of…

More F-L-I-P Training Series – Flexible Environment & Learning Culture

Flexible environment & Learning culture comprise the next two installments of the twelve part F-L-I-P learning training series that provides a quick but complete overview of flipped learning’s foundations. It is already time to release the next two installments of our FLIP training series! Flexible environment is the first of the four pillars of flipped…

My Favorite Flipping Tool: Screencastify

Author: Matthew Moore   In my past five years of flipping I have tried many many tools to aid in my flipped classroom.  There are a variety of apps and software programs that have come and gone.  I make it a point to collect little bits and bobs for cell phones, cameras, and microphones. Many…

F-L-I-P Training Series – Introduction & Definition

 The first two installments of the twelve part F-L-I-P learning training series kicks off this video series that provides a quick but complete overview of flipped learning’s foundations. Welcome, I hope you enjoy the first two installments of this training series.  Each of the installments varies in length but are not longer than eleven minutes,…

Teacher’s Eyes Part 2 – Bring Your Life Into The Classroom

Everybody has a “space” Flipped classroom practitioners talk about the “individual space” and the “group space” as a framework for planning and learning.  Normally we seek to move instruction to the student’s individual space so they can come prepared for deeper learning the group space. This series seeks to give a few examples of bringing students…

Flipped Teachers Rely On Positive Reinforcement

The power the cycle of success sustains this flipped teacher through the failures and moves me forward.   I’m a very simple person, and I don’t know that I’m all that different from anyone else. What sustains me in the flipped classroom is positive reinforcement. I would like to have a grander answer, but the…

Constructive Creativity: Reaching Creative Ends

#flipblogs entry: How starting with the end can still allow for creativity. There are as many different ways of creating things as there are reasons for creating them. Many times the method of creation has as much to do with the personality creating the item as it does with the item itself or the purpose…

So where’s the catch? Fishing & Flipped Learning

So where’s the catch In fishing there’s two kinds of “catches” one is the goal, that of a large fish.  The other is the type that I tend to pull up, a.k.a. getting my line caught on something underwater, be it a tree, getting caught in the long grass, or often as not on my…