Flip communication for instant impact–and real results for students. The Corwin Connected Educator series is your key to unlocking the greatest resource available to all educators: other educators. Using social media and Web 2.0 technologies, you’ll learn and collaborate with one another in new ways. These short, easy-to-follow books feature practical strategies to use right away–and the dedicated series website lets you connect with authors and access additional resources. In this volume, use the principles of connectedness and flipped learning to engage stakeholders digitally–on their time–so they’re ready for productive discussion when you meet in person. Flipped leadership Makes the school community visible to parents Creates more authentic staff meetings Maximizes communication between parents and school Models effective use of technology Being a Connected Educator is more than a set of actions: It’s a belief in the potential of technology to fuel lifelong learning.
Is Flipping a Passing Fad?
A few years ago, Jon Bergmann and Aaron Sams wrote a book called Flip Your Classroom: Reach Every Student in Every Class Every Day (Bergmann & Sams, 2012). Although some educators supported the idea and said they were using similar methods to engage students, it really was the first time most educators heard about flipped learning. Unfortunately, there were some naysayers out there who downplayed the idea and looked at the proposal as a way to get rid of teachers and replace them with online learning. Some of the reactions in the educational community were crazy, which, in turn, disconcerted some teachers who wanted to try the method of instruction. Almost at the same ...