Experts provide tips for flipping your classroom
- Campus Technology asked three leaders in flipped instruction--Harvard professor Eric Mazur, Penn State Education Technology Services assistant director Chris Millet and Grand Valley State math professor Robert Talbert--to share their best advice for creating a flipped classroom and compiled a list of six tips.
- The No. 1 tip was to use existing technology to ease students and faculty into a flipped mindset, and lecture capture is used as an example of a good starting point.
- Rounding out the list were being up front with your expectations, stepping aside and allowing students to learn from each other, making the most of class time by assessing students' understanding of pre-class assignments, setting a specific target for the flip and building assessments that compliment the model.
From the article:
Three leaders in flipped classroom instruction share their best practices for creating a classroom experience guaranteed to inspire lifelong learning. Illustration by Peter Hoey "If you were to step into one of my classrooms, you'd think I was teaching a kindergarten class, not a physics class," laughs Harvard University (MA) professor Eric Mazur. "Not because the students are children, but because of the chaos and how oblivious the students are to my presence." ...
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