Flipped Classroom |Use Of Technology In Education
A complete introduction to using Edmodo

Edmodo is online too for teachers that lets them blend their learning. Teachers can set up groups  and the students can join a group and access all the learning content that the teachers adds to the Edmodo site. This is ideal for blended learning or Flipped Classroom since the teacher can have one central location where the students can access the content and which is also password protected. Teachers can add up videos, documents, pictures, links to the web,PowerPoint presentations and then build learning activities around them through quizzes, polls and assignments. This is a free teacher educator tool that now has more than 50 million users.

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Russell Stannard has been lecturing and running courses on the Flipped Classroom since 2009. This quick lecture covers
 
1) A quick review of the theory behind the Flipped Classroom
2) A focus on the key tools and skills you need
3) A demonstration of 2 key tools you will need to learn
4) Suggestions for further learning
 
 

 

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Russell talks teacher tools
In this video Russell demonstrates a great trick that we can do with  Google Slides. This is a really useful idea to getting students to engage with video and then to write up their ideas/ thougths in a group document. This is something Russell uses a lot in the class/teacher training and finds it works really well. Very practical, clear tip that you can immediately use.

Use of technology in education-Flipped Classroom

Russell talks teacher tools
In this video Russell demonstrates a great tool that we can use to create quizzes around YouTube videos. This way students can watch the videos at home and then do the activities. All the students worked is tracked and so the teacher know who has done and who hasn't done the activities. The tool is free and students do not need to sign up. Only teachers need an account.

Use of technology in education-Flipped Classroom

Russell talks teacher tools
VIZIA is a really simple tool that allows you to take a video and build simple quizzes around it. It tool tracks your students answers. So you can clearly see what the students have written and who understood the content
Use of technology in education-Flipped Classroom

Russell talks teacher tools
TED ED lets you take any video from YouTube and then build learning activities around that video. This is a great tool and FREE. You can add discussions, open ended questions, multiple choice questions as well as extra reading material and links. You can also track your students and see what answers they added in. An ideal tool for blended learning or the Flipped Classroom.
Use of technology in education-Flipped Classroom

Russell talks teacher tools
In this video Russell shows you how to combine YouTube and Edmodo for a Flipped Classroom activity. The nice thing about this activity is that teachers can get the students to watch the videos at home and then do the quizzes and then all the work is corrected by Edmodo. Teachers are able to track the students and see who has complete the work and what scores they got etc.

Use of technology in education-Flipped Classroom

Russell talks teacher tools
In this short lecture Russell Stannard talks about the principles behind the Flipped Classroom and then goes onto talk about 2 key tools for educators that we can use to start Flipping our Classes. Russell focuses on the importance of Bloom's Taxonomy and explains how one of the ideas behind the Flipped Classroom is making better use of teacher's time. Russell points out that you need two key tools for the online part of the Flipped Classroom. Firstly a place to keep all your learning content, so that it can be accessed easily by students and secondly tools to create content. We often make use of the many resources that are available when flipping our learning but there are also times when we need to make content. Russell will highlight one very useful tool for making learning content very quickly.

Use of technology in education-Flipped Classroom

SnagIt screen capture sofware
SnagIt is an ideal technology for flipping your classes. It allows you to produce video content and images very quickly. It is one of the most popular technologies on teacher training videos. SnagIt is an educational technology tool that allows you to create screen casts videos. Teachers can talk over images, graphs, PowerPoint, documents, table etc and add their own commentary and then save the results as a video. The video can then be shared with teachers very quicly through a whole range of channels. Screen capture technology is used extensively for blended learning, the Flipped Classroom, distance learning courses and MOOCS. This set of videos quickly shows you what a useful tool for educators SnagIt is.

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