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Monday, April 8, 2013

How some educators have flipped their classrooms - Literacy is taking on a new meaning in the 21st century. Here is an example of how technology can be used at home in order to allow students time to collaborate in class through discussions and group projects. - courtesy of ASCD and Smart Brief

The flipped-classroom model shifts lectures to video that can be viewed at home, allowing
classroom periods to be used for discussions, group projects and individual help. This article offers insights from teachers and librarians on how they have flipped classrooms, what tools and online resources they use and what they do during class time. "The time flies by because students are the ones leading the learning," said Chris Ming, an assistant principal who flipped his chemistry classroom. School Library Journal (4/1) 

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