Welcome to your flipped classroom training course. At the end of this course you will be able to do the following:
- explain the differences between traditional classroom settings and flipped classroom settings
- describe the benefits of providing instruction in a flipped classroom setting
- demonstrate your ability to design a complete and effective lesson plan, with learning materials, to be used in a flipped classroom setting
Get a piece of paper and make a t-chart. On the left side of the t-chart write the words “traditional classroom setting.” On the right side of the t-chart write the words “flipped classroom setting.”
- Under the heading “traditional classroom setting,” make a list of behaviors and activities that you associate with traditional classroom settings.
- Under the heading “flipped classroom setting,” make a list of behaviors and activities that you think might be associated with flipped classroom settings.
There are no right or wrong answers. Remember that you only need to spend about 10 minutes on this activity. When you’re done, go through the resources below. When doing so, remember to relate what you are learning to the learning objectives above.
What is the difference between a traditional and a flipped classroom?
What are the benefits of flipped classrooms?
How can I design lesson plans to be used in flipped classrooms?
Get the t-chart you made in activity 1 at the top of this page. After reviewing the materials above, are there any additions or changes you would like to make? If so, make them now.
When you come to class, be prepared to answer the following 3 questions:
- What is the difference between a traditional and a flipped classroom?
- What are the benefits of flipped classrooms?
- How can I design lesson plans to be used in flipped classrooms?
Thanks for participating, and I’ll see you in class!