I have a Google Alert set up for “flipped class” and “flipped teaching” and just about every day I get a new article or two (or more!) about some school or teacher who is implementing ‘the flip’. I post these regularly on the Flipped Classroom Workshop Facebook Page, and below I share a handful of recent articles for FlippedClassroomWorkshop.com readers.
“Macomb County high school see success in ‘flipped classroom’ education strategy”
MichiganRadio.org, Nov. 4, 2013
“There is a high school in Macomb County that has grabbed the attention of educators across the country.
Three years ago, Clintondale High School became the very first in the country to be a ‘flipped school.’
Kids watch teachers’ lectures at home as much as they want or need, and class time is when teachers are there to help with what we would otherwise call ‘homework’ … “
“Teaching with technology: flipped classrooms”
ParksRapidEnterprise.com, Nov. 13, 2013
“Odds are that many who attended a public school walked away with a few common memories or thoughts on the experience as a whole.
At one point you were probably teased and more than likely embarrassed. Life was over and you were at the end of your rope for sure …”
“Mercer Island students flipping for flipped classrooms”
Q13Fox.com, Nov. 11, 2013
“We’re about two months into the new school year and for kids at one Mercer Island middle school, that means two months of a new way of teaching.
It’s called a Flipped Classroom.
Instead of lecturing to the kids in class, math teacher Donna Johnston records a video lesson for students to watch at home. The next day, the kids do their homework at school …”
“Newport-Mesa students learn at home and do at school”
OCRegister.com, Nov. 12, 2013
“You won’t get in trouble in Candice Woods’ class for using your smartphone or tablet – as long as you’re using it to get caught up on the latest math lesson.
Woods is using a so-called flipped teaching method, in which students watch her videotaped lectures on an iPad for homework and do interactive, hands-on activities in class the next day …”
“Nation eyes ‘flipped school’ pioneer in Michigan”
WKAR.org, October 30, 2103
“Clintondale High School, about nine miles north of Detroit, is attracting widespread attention for overhauling its approach to teaching.
Clintondale used to rank among the bottom 5% of high schools in the state. Three years ago, in an experiment overseen by our next guest, Clintondale ‘flipped’ …”