FlippedClass.com Partnered With
To Provide Educators With A Groundbreaking
Flipped Learning Online Course
You Can Begin and End This Course At Your Convenience. 100% Self-Paced.
CLICK HERE TO SIGN-UP
The Flipped Classroom: Personalizing the Classroom to
Reach Each Student Every Day
- Learn from Aaron Sams and Jon Bergmann, founders of the Flipped Class instructional model, the right way to flip your classroom and make school relevant for all students
- Explore the pedagogical approach of flipped learning
- Gain an understanding of the theories that influenced its development as well as tools for designing and implementing both a flipped lesson and unit plan
- Learn how to obtain buy-in from stakeholders to ensure that your implementation is successful
- Discover ways to combine flipped learning with other strategies to take your flipped classroom to the next level
Upon completion of this course, you will have acquired the following skills:
- How to prepare stakeholders (students and parents) for points of resistance and provide evidence and examples of how flipped learning will increase benefits to learning
- Plan and organize a lesson to incorporate the principles and practical strategies of flipped learning which include formative assessment, questioning strategies, and flipped mastery
- Create your own video content and understand how to find additional resources to enhance the students’ skills
- Troubleshoot specific issues as they develop when trying flipped learning in your own classroom
There are two versions of this online course:
|45 Clock HoursSyllabus is below||You can apply your Clock Hours or Graduate Professional Development Credits toward salary advancement, license recertification, or continuing education needs (check with your state/district for details).|
|3 Graduate Professional Development Credits||Credit will be issued by Brandman University, who are accredited by the Western Association of Schools and Colleges (WASC). You would earn 3 graduate professional development credits upon completion.Once registered, an account will be created for you in our eClassroom, where you will have access to this online course. Video units contain real classroom footage, immediate take-aways and printable resources. The course takes 2 to 3 months to complete depending on the version.
Get started today and work at your own pace from the convenience of your home.
Syllabus for 45 Clock Hour Course
In this course, you will explore the pedagogical approach of flipped learning. You will gain an understanding of the theories that influenced its development as well as tools for designing and implementing both a flipped lesson and unit plan. Additionally, you will learn how to obtain buy-in from stakeholders, thus ensuring your implementation is successful. In the end, you will discover ways to combine flipped learning with other strategies to take your flipped class to another level. As you take this course, you will:
- Listen to experts
- Watch real classroom learning
- Read research and best practice
- Access an application toolkit that provides resources, lesson plans, and graphic organizers
In this course, you will learn:
- How to research from a variety of educational frameworks that inform and provide a strong rationale for flipped learning.
- Examples of strategies and tools for planning for the flipped classroom.
- Examples from actual classrooms of a day in the life in a flipped classroom as well as from different subject and grade-level classrooms.
- Next steps for going deeper with flipped learning strategies in your classroom in a variety of ways, for example, using flipped project-based learning and flipped peer instruction.
By the end of this course, you will have acquired the skills to:
- Prepare stakeholders such as students and parents for points of resistance and provide evidence and examples of how flipped learning will increase benefits to learning.
- Plan and organize a lesson and unit to incorporate the principles and practical strategies of flipped learning, including formative assessment, questioning strategies, and flipped mastery.
- Create your own content in the form of video and find additional resources as needed to enhance the students’ skills.
- Troubleshoot specific issues as they develop when trying out flipped learning in your own classroom.
Included within each unit are readings, resources, and materials available to download, save, and print. You will be able to access all the materials for each unit by clicking on the “Resources” tab to the right of the screen.
At the end of each unit, you will find a KDS Application Toolkit that includes resources that can be used for implementation the next day, e.g., graphic organizers, project ideas, suggested texts and all onscreen graphics, which are available to print or download.
Methods of Instruction and Evaluation
- Videos presentations consisting of interviews and classroom footage
- Reflection questions (open-ended questions at intervals throughout the course which ask participants to reflect on the course content, their own practice, and next steps for their practice)
- Checks for Understanding (selected-response quizzes to assess understanding)
- Discussion forums and prompts that engage participants in online dialogue with their cohorts
- Pre and Post surveys
Unit 1 – What is Flipped Learning?
In this unit, you will receive an introduction to the course, an orientation to flipped learning, as well as the educational frameworks that inform and provide a rationale for flipped learning.
By the end of this unit, you will be able to describe flipped learning and how it is influenced by the frameworks of Universal Design for Learning and Bloom’s Taxonomy.
CAST (2011). Universal design for learning guidelines version 2.0. Wakefield, MA
Unit 2 – Planning and Implementing a Unit in the Flipped Classroom
In this unit, you will explore the principles and practical strategies needed in order to make a successful flipped learning unit and lesson plan.
By the end of this unit, you will be able to plan and organize both a unit and lesson that incorporate the principles and practical strategies of flipped learning.
Bergmann, Jon & Sams, Aaron. (2013). Flip your students’ learning. ASCD,70(6). Retrieved from http://www.ascd.org/publications/educational-leadership/mar13/vol70/num06/Flip-YourStudents’-Learning.aspx
Unit 3 – Assessment in the Flipped Classroom
In this unit, you will discuss how both formative and summative assessments shape student learning in a flipped classroom. You will also learn how flipped learning is utilized in different content areas
By the end of this unit, you will know how to ensure learning has taken place by utilizing formative and summative assessments.
Honeycutt, Barb. (2013, July 31). Ten formative assessment strategies for flipped learning environments. Raleigh Education Examiner. Retrieved from http://www.examiner.com/article/10-formativeassessment-strategies-for-flipped-learning-environments
Unit 4 – Video Creation Process
In this unit, you will explore strategies that will enable you to create homework videos.
By the end of this unit, you will be able to create simple to complex homework videos to utilize in your flipped lessons.
Raths, David. (2013). Nine video tips for a better flipped classroom. The Journal: Transforming Education Through Technology. Retrieved from http://thejournal.com/Articles/2013/11/18/9- Video-Tips-for-a-Better-Flipped-Classroom.aspx?Page=1 Fox, Sr., Jasper. (2013, February 28). Re: Making quality flipped class videos. Retrieved from http://flipped-learning.com/?p=1176
Unit 5 – Preparing Others for the Flipped Classroom
In this unit, you will learn ways to obtain buy-in for flipped learning from school administration, students, and parents.
By the end of this unit, you will be able to provide examples to stakeholders of how flipped learning engages students and impacts student achievement
Arfstrom, Ph.D, Kari M., McKnight, Ph.D, Katherine, Hamdan, Noora, & McKnight, Ph.D, Patrick. 2013). A review of flipped learning. Retrieved from http://www.flippedlearning.org/cms/lib07/VA01923112/Centricity/Domain/41/LitReview_FlippedLe arning.pdf
Unit 6 – Troubleshooting
In this unit, you will learn how to address issues such as access to technology and student engagement in your flipped classroom.
By the end of this unit, you will know how to ensure student buy-in for all aspects of flipped learning.
Bergmann, Jon & Sams, Aaron. (2014). Help! My students didn’t watch the video. Unpublished manuscript
Unit 7 – Going Deeper: Moving from the Flipped Class to Flipped Learning
In this unit, you will learn ways to take your flipped class to the next level by combining flipped learning with other educational techniques/strategies.
By the end of this unit, you will be able to incorporate new strategies to enhance your flipped class.
Bergmann, Jon & Sams, Aaron. (2013). Flipping for mastery. ASCD,71(4), pp. 24-29. Retrieved from http://www.ascd.org/publications/educational-leadership/dec13/vol71/num04/Flipping-for- Mastery.aspx
Driscoll, Tom. (2013, November 20). Re: Level up with gamification. Retrieved from http://www.flipped-history.com/2013/11/level-up-with-gamification.html
Kapp, Karl M. (2014, February 18). Re: Getting started with gamification. Retrieved from http://www.astd.org/Publications/Blogs/Learning-Technologies-Blog/2014/02/Getting-Startedwith-Gamification