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Mar 19, 2019

What to do in the classroom

Here is where we actually get the most common failure among young flipped classrooms, failing to appropriately plan for the group space. To this point, we have talked about planning for what should happen in the individual space. However, the key to the flipped classroom is to evaluate what...


Mar 19, 2019

A very common initial misstep for recently minted flipped classrooms is a teacher who is not fully committed to reorganizing their class in a meaningful way.  In most cases, this is evidenced by flip teachers reteaching the flip lesson in the classroom space. This is a scenario that I guarantee every flip teacher will...


Mar 16, 2019

This, hopefully short, series highlights various ways that you might cause  yourself problems when planning or implementing a flipped classroom. 

Flip Fail #1 is confusing who the focus and beneficiary of the flipped classroom needs to be. I relate my story of starting my flipped classroom with the wrong motives and...


Mar 13, 2019

We focus in this episode about the tendency we all have, but specifically that young people have, to believe that we can efficiently multitask. While classrooms need to include variety and choice, the ideas that a single student cam effectively accomplish multiple disparate tasks concurrently is patently false....


Mar 13, 2019

In this episode we discuss some of the many ways behavior and achievement can be combined or separated. Much like our previous discussion of extra credit, this discussion takes us afield into a variety of education areas and grading constructs. We discuss how we address this issue in our own classes, while still...