Habits of Successful Flipping: Timelining and Planning Ahead. EduTeach Wednesday.

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Screen Shot 2013-03-13 at 12.36.24It seems as if some of the writers over at Edudemic must be reading the Glogster Blog these days, because yesterday, they wrote the post we were planning to write today! The fourth part in our Flipping the Classroom Series: Timelining and Planning Ahead. 

But not to worry. We’ve got more than a few tricks up our sleeves. So we bring you our tips for Timelining and Planning your new Flipped Classroom.

Timeline

While we’ve posted a bit in the past about brainstorming and organization using calendars and other software, timelining is a little different. More than a plan, your timeline and master plan is a roadmap for not just you, but everyone connected to your new blended digital classroom.

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Habits of Successful Flipping: Keep Communication Channels Open

At Glogster EDU, we communicate exclusively in Glog form. Office parties can be awkward.

At Glogster EDU, we communicate exclusively in Glog form. Office parties can be awkward.

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Earlier we introduced our 9 Habits for Successful Flippingon EduTeach Wednesday. Now we’re going through the list to give a more detailed breakdown of all 9 steps. Number 1 is here, and for this EduTech Monday, we’re going to focus on number 2:

Keep Communication Channels Open

The Flipped Classroom relies on the understanding of family and caregivers who were taught in a traditional, teacher driven, homework heavy environment. Lots of parents want to see worksheets, spelling practice, and book assignments every night, if only to satisfy themselves that something is being taught at school. But the Flipped Classroom is different, and you’ll need to be prepared for some questions and concerns.

“You say the assignment was incomplete, and the handwriting was messy… I understand”

“You say the assignment was incomplete, and the handwriting was messy… I understand”

 

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