A little Devo's Whip It reference for 80s children, but in all seriousness I am so excited. I want to document my flipped journey, for myself and others. I hope to be able to look back and learn from my mistakes and successes.
Last week I gave a sneak peek of flipped learning to my students and they were ready to start the next day! I on the other hand needed to plan a bit more and try to figure out the best way of accessing my videos. In the end I decided to just post them on my weebly site, because the kids are already familiar with it and I didn't want to overwhelm them with signing up for schoology and having to learn another system.
Last night we had Open House and I introduced the concept to my students' parents in person. They seemed to be excited and intrigued. I was very upfront in explaining this is new to me and it will be a learning process for everyone involved.
Fast forward to today, I assigned the first flipped video for homework tonight. We went over how to access the videos, what to do during the video, and their tasks for after the video. I am starting simple, my lesson was only about 8 minutes. They have a view places to pause and try a problem or two. After the video they are answering three questions about the content and there is a place for them to write any questions they have.
I'll update tomorrow about h
Mrs. K has been teaching for eight years. She has taught in three different countries and loves each one for its uniqueness.