The use of the "flipped" model of instruction for English-as-a-second-language (ESL) college students can improve their autonomous learning skills, according to the results of a small research project that took place in Tomsk, Russia. In the flipped classroom, the instructor asks the student to watch a recorded video lecture or talk, listen to a podcast, read an article or access other online resources prior to coming to class. Then class time is used, as the paper explained, "to focus more intensely on higher cognitive, group-based, project-based learning," including discussions for solving challenges and sharing their ideas.
The Flipped Classroom is definitely a subset of Blended Learning, but with a different focus. Blended Learning: The focus is on engaging the learner. As designers we experimented with pre-work, classroom instruction, eLearning before or during class, videos, etc. The focus is on keeping the learner interested and engaged with different media. The Flipped Classroom: The focus here is on the type of learning and how it is addressed.
Teacher training videos that provide help in using Camtasia. Including downloading, editing, building content and even buying the product. It is a complete introduction to the tool. It will take you through all the basics of using Camtasia and get you up and running with screen capture. This is a Camtasia 101 course which will help you to get up and running with all the key elements of Camtasia. It also includes a set of training videos that take you through some key editing features in Camtasia 8. It covers callouts, tranistions, library content and the basic working of the timeline including how to create menus. All the basics of editing with Techsmith Camtasia.
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This is a fantastic training resource for Camtasia created by Russell Stannard!
Snagit is a screen capture and screencasting app. It allows users to capture images and video off their own screen, just as they view it on their own devices. Users can then add text, lines and shapes to images and save everything to their devices or upload them to Google Drive, YouTube and other locations. You don’t need the paid version, though. Snagit is available in a free Google Chrome extension. If you have the Google Chrome web browser, it can be installed and found as a little icon in the top right corner of the browser.
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We can flip the traditional model of instruction to help support all our students! We can get students to learn at home with engaging content and show them how to use web tools and apps to seek help. When our students come back to the classroom, they will have the foundational knowledge to add to discussions or complete activities. In this way, we maximize our class time to observe students using their knowledge and supporting them where they struggle. To discover the history of Flipped Classrooms, see this infographic. Below are tips, ideas, and a slide presentation (download the pdf) to help you flip your classes and ensure all your students know how to receive the individual help they need.
54 Flipped Classroom Tools For Teachers And Students by TeachThought Staff. The flipped classroom has continued to enjoy momentum years after its introduction, speaking to its flexible nature, and to the need for a real change in thinking in how we think of time and space in education. Technology has been, more than anything else, the catalyst for the flipped movement. With YouTube now nearly as ubiquitous as the television in many homes, access to video content is more seamless than ever. A list 54 flipped classrooms tools for teachers and students–both equally important because in a flipped classroom, both teachers and students are consistently interacting with technology, often independently and asynchronously.
In this episode of The TEFL Show podcasts we chat with Russell Stannard of http://www.teachertrainingvideos.com about the whole idea of the flipped classroom. We start off by talking about using technology to give students feedback through audios and videos. We then discuss how ‘flipping the classroom’ through technology can be used to minimise the ‘lecturing’ aspects of the ELT class, and enhance learning and promote learner autonomy.
As school kicks off for another year, an increasing number of teachers are ditching traditional teaching models for "flipped" classroom programs, which rely on engagement with online learning content at home.
In this episode I talk to an award winning elementary teacher who walks us through a flipped social studies lesson. Raised in Lawrence Kansas, Diana Bailey has taught elementary students for 12 years. Four years ago she began to utilize the Flipped Classroom model . During this time she has won the Unusually Excellent Educator Award and the Lawrence School District Teacher of the Year for 2014. As regional semi-finalist for the state of Kansas teacher of the year, her peers seek her out as a role model, for collaboration, and Flipped Classroom practices to implement in their own classrooms.
I remember in grad school one of my professors telling me, “You don’t really know a concept well until you teach it to others.” This is an idea that stuck with me throughout my teaching career. It is the whole notion of making the students the teachers – pushing kids into the creating phase of Bloom’s taxonomy, and also kicking it up a notch when they are teaching an audience the concept. Above all, equipping the students with the tech tools of Doceri and screencasting, the students are given a venue to teach others as well. It has given the opportunity for all students to become a reviewable, rewindable, and some-what anonymous teacher for both their classmates and a larger audience as well.
Multimodal tutorials are screencasts, or screencaptures of what is happening on your computer screen. There are two major types of information we will be capturing as we capture, build, and share these tutorials: static images (screencapture); or video walkthroughs (screencasts).
Teachers looking to flip their classrooms can explore a variety of tools. Screencasting is the process of recording what you are doing on your tablet or computer. It’s like taking a screenshot but includes audio and video recording too. In the flipped classroom screencasts can be used to create the video clips you ask students to watch before class to prepare for a lesson.
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