Flipped Training Map To The Four Pillars

I hope that you have found the thirteen training sessions that have been posted over the past few months valuable and informative. We have gotten some very good response to the training series based on view numbers and other metrics. I hope to begin releasing another training series that goes into some other areas soon…

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…

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,…

What inspires flip? & Where to start?

What inspires flip? & Where to start? My Vlog entry entry #flipblogs Session #2 Okay, because I am a teacher, I also have a summer job.  I not only flip my classroom, this summer I am flipping a house so after 12 hour days hanging drywall, my mind and body will not endure a typed…

Only A Few Apologies…No Regrets

Final report and lessons learned putting on our first flipped learning conference. Having taken a few breaths since our inaugural Illinois Flipped and Blended Learning Network Conference at Huntley Illinois on June 15th and 16th I am surprised to announce that I have only a few apologies and zero regrets about our inaugural conference But…

Lessons In Learning: Reminded HOW To Learn By My Plumber

How learning a new set of skills to plumb my project house reminded me of the emotional and mental rollercoaster of learning something totally new. This summer I am rehabbing/rebuilding a house across from my parents.  To keep costs low we are doing the bulk of the work ourselves.  This is something I learned from…

Doing a flip conference without flipping out…too much.

This is the story with only weeks to go. In under three weeks there is a tremendous flipped and blended learning conference happening in Huntley, Illinois, June 15th and 16th. This is more than a sales pitch for the Illinois Flipped & Blended Learning Network Conference (#ilfabn), this is a behind-the-scenes look at some of…