The Flipped Classroom

My forum topic starting tomorrow is all about the flipped classroom, creative, critical and metacognitive thinking skills.

Here’s a link that defines the flipped classroom. Great start posted by my classmate – thanks Barb!

.http://www.knewton.com/flipped-classroom/

Our forum continued with many thoughts on what a flipped classroom is, how it affects the instructors techniques, the benefits to students, the drawbacks and the future of flipping.
I have posted below some of the links that inspired me, fired me up, got me thinking and left me questioning. enjoy!

This first link is about critical thinking – the basis of why we want to flip our classrooms is to get students to think creatively and critically.

http://reforma.fen.uchile.cl/Papers/Teaching%20Critical%20Thinking%20Skills%20and%20problem%20solving%20skills%20-%20Gueldenzoph,%20Snyder.pdf

How about thinking outside the box? Another concept that is so widely celebrated.

en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Thinking_outside_the_box

More info on what a flipped classroom really is about:

Once you flip…you’ll never go back….really? Check out the link below:
http://researchnetwork.pearson.com/elearning/how-to-reach-struggling-students-once-you-flip-youll-never-go-back

And finally…does flipping your classroom make you a more effective instructor and allow students to be better learners?

http://www.flippedlearning.org/cms/lib07/VA01923112/Centricity/Domain/41/LitReview_FlippedLearning.pdf

Some final thoughts:

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