Flipped Inquiry: Explore-Flip-Apply

1WeltyI had a great chat with Daniel Welty (@weltyteaching) about how he is combining the Flipped Class with the inquiry technique developed by Ramsey Musallam(@ramusallam, http://cyclesoflearning.com).  Listen in to this great 5 min conversation.  Listen into the conversation by clicking HERE

Flipped Learning Workshop in Illinois May 3

Flipped Learning Workshop to include differentiated strands to meet YOUR needs!
I, along with six other flipped learning experts will be leading this workshop.  If you are at all close to the Chicagoland area, I encourage you to attend.  We even have discount hotels for those coming from out of town.
 Flipped Learning Workshop in Illinois May 3, 2014

 NEW – Strands for those new to flipping, experienced flippers and administrators!

Whether you are new to flipping your classroom, an experienced “flipper” ready to move to Mastery Learning or an administrator wanting to learn more, the May 3 ICE-Flipped Learning Workshop to be held at Warren Township High School is for YOU!

Registration is now open
, and the cost to ICE members is $149, a $30 discount!  Seats are limited, so register today for this outstanding PD opportunity.   Read more and view the workshop agenda, then register today!

ICE and FLN have teamed up to bring you
a Flipped Learning workshop on May 3, 2014
Register now for a one-day Flipped Learning workshop on Saturday, May 3, 2014. brought to you by Illinois Computing Educators (ICE) and the Flipped Learning Network ™.  This exciting professional learning event will be held at Warren Township High School Almond Campus in Gurnee, Illinois.Online Registration Now Open Featuring Jon Bergmann
Jonathan Bergmann, co-author of Flip Your Classroom: Reach Every Student in Every Class Every Day (ISTE/ASCD, 2012) will give the opening keynote. The book can be purchased onsite.
Flipped Learning WorkshopThis day-long event is highly-participatory; not the traditional “sit & get” seminar, come ready to dive into the discussions about Flipped Learning, help create the afternoon agenda, and share your success stories and lessons learned. Bring your wireless device to fully participate in workshop.

New to Flipped Learning Session
Are you brand new or just starting to flip your class? Maybe you’ve attempted  a lesson or unit? While prior experience in flipping your class is NOT required to attend, with workshop, a willingness to be open to increased job satisfaction, increased student learning, and some classroom chaos is mandatory!

Additional reading from Jon Bergmann Blog:  The Biggest Hurdle to Flipped Learning

Beyond Flipped Learning Session

Interested in  the next step: getting started with Mastery Learning in your classroom? Looking for best practices to improve your current flipped environment? Choose from a variety of sessions that take you beyond the basic flipped classroom.  Sessions include managing student participation, flipped workflow, implementing and maintaining Mastery Learning & assessments in the classroom and more.

Additional reading from EmergingEdTech:  Flipping the Classroom Facilitates Active Learning Methods

Administrator Strand

Attend the administrator strand of the workshop for best practices in Flipped Learning, and how to support a flipped learning environment and teachers who flip their classroom.  Sessions include Rethinking Systems: How District Leadership can Support Teacher Innovation, and Conditions for learning and how Flipped Classroom supports learning.  Join administrators in a discussion about how flipping faculty meetings and professional development has changed school dynamics.

Additional reading:  AASA article for School Administrator: Flipped Learning

Fee is $149 for ICE members or $179 for non-members (includes one year of ICE membership).

Please bring your own coffee or tea for the morning.  Water, soft drinks and snacks will be sold by a student group as a fundraiser throughout the day. Lunch will be provided.

Click here to register!

Agenda-at-a-Glance – (subject to change)8:00-8:30     Participant Check In 8:30-8:45     Welcome & Overview8:45-9:30     Keynote Address

Jonathan Bergmann, author of Flip Your Classroom: Reach Every Student in Every Class Every Day (ISTE/ASCD, 2012), pioneer of flipped learning.

9:30-9:45 am         Best Practices – 13 rules for making a good video

Jon Bergmann will offer a quick overview of how to make a short lecture captured on video. He’ll discuss the 13 rules of making a good video. As Jon often says, “Do you need it perfect or by Tuesday?” Then participants will break into smaller groups depending on whether you use Mac or PC and experience level.  Overcome your fears and share your experiences during this hands-on informal work session.

10-11:00 am             Hands on sessions

Choose an introductory session in a variety of applications or attend advanced sessions with focus on new web capabilities for flipped learning.

11:15 – 12:15 pm - Many Faces of the Flip Round Table Discussion of Practitioners

Join the conversation as existing practitioners share their experiences.

12:20 – 1 pm          Networking Lunch(provided): Participants vote for “EdCamp” Discussion topics

1:15-2:15 pm     Breakout sessions (you will choose one to attend)

Choose from a variety of sessions in three strands: New to Flipped Learning, Beyond Flipped Learning, Administrators & Flipped Learning

2:15-3:15 pm    EdCamp Discussions  

3:15-3:30 pm     Report out of groups, final Q&A and reflection 5-5-5 document   (Jon Bergmann)  

Thank You to Warren Township High School Almond Campus our site sponsor!


Come Join me and a host of others at the Flipped Learning Conference (FlipCon14) on June 23-25 at Mars Area High School near Pittsburgh, PA.

7th Annual Flipped Conference:  An onsite & virtual event for and by flipped educators.
June 23-25, 2014
Mars Area High School near Pittsburgh, PA

520 Route 228,  Mars, PA 16046

Welcome Video – Hear from (and see) teachers and students from the Mars Area High School. Out of this world!

See links to your left for the schedule-at-a-glance, pre-conf training, info on new Boot Camp, hotel and other travel info.

Registration now open for the onsite or virtual events.
Review fee schedule and register now.

Help spread the word about this event for and by flipped educators. Bring this flier with you to events in your region and help spread the word.Press Release 
Plenary speakers named. Save the date.

Graduate Credit available from Saint Vincent College
Designing Flipped Learning Environments (GCIT 624), 2 graduate credits
Cost: $150.00
Class meeting: June 23-25, 2014 at FlipCon14 and online. Class concludes August 21, 2014
Information will be sent to registrants this spring. Must be onsite attendee of FlipCon14 to participate on the blended course.
 For event assistance, contact info@flippedlearning.org

Flipping a Dance Class-Really?

1herreraFlipping a Dance Class-Really?

In this episode I talk to Maura Pierannunzio-Herrera, a dance instructor in the private sector in Southern California.  She is a candidate for a Masters of Teaching (Dance) from the royal academy of Dance.  You can listen to the 10 min interview HERE

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