The Flipped Classroom: Personalizing Learning for Students Every Day
Presented by: Jon Bergmann, Aaron Sams
In this course, you will explore the pedagogical approach of flipped learning. You will gain an understanding of the theories that influenced its development as well as tools for designing and implementing both a flipped lesson and unit plan. Additionally, you will learn how to obtain buy-in from stakeholders thus ensuring your implementation is successful. In the end, you will discover ways to combine flipped learning with other strategies to take your flipped class to another level.
As you take this course, you will:
- Listen to experts.
- Watch real classroom learning.
- Read research and best practice.
- Access an application toolkit that provides resources, lesson plans, and graphic organizers.
45 Clock Hours $279
1 Graduate Credit ** $304
3 Graduate Credits $499
** Plus additional fee of $55 payable to Adams State University at course completion. See Program Details for more information.
Jon Bergmann is the Chief Learning Officer of FlippedClass.com. He and Aaron Sams have written two books: Flip Your Classroom: Reach Every Student in Every Class Every Day (2012) and Flipped Learning: Gateway to Student Engagement (2014). They are considered to be the pioneers of flipped learning. He is a founding board member and the treasurer of the Flipped Learning Network™, the only not-for-profit organization run by and for flipped educators. Mr. Bergmann hosts the radio show “The Flip Side”, and he has presented at numerous events and trained educators and corporate leaders throughout the world. Mr. Bergmann has been a middle school math and science teacher, a high school science teacher, and a technology integration specialist in Colorado and Illinois for 27 years. He serves on the advisory board of TED-Ed. He received the Presidential Award for Excellence in Mathematics and Science Teaching in 2002 and was named a semi-finalist for the Colorado Teacher of the Year award in 2010. He holds a bachelor's degree in science education from Oregon State University and a master's degree in instructional technology from the University of Colorado at Denver.
Aaron Sams is the founder of Sams Learning Designs, LLC, Turn About Learning, LLC, and The Flipped Learning Network™. He has been an educator since 2000 and is currently the Director of Digital Learning at the Reformed Presbyterian Theological Seminary in Pittsburgh, PA and Adjunct Lecturer at Saint Vincent College in Latrobe, PA. He taught Chemistry and AP Chemistry at Woodland Park High School in Woodland Park, Colorado and at Los Altos High School in Hacienda Heights, CA. He was awarded the 2009 Presidential Award for Excellence in Math and Science Teaching. Aaron recently served as co-chair of the Colorado State Science Standards Revision Committee and serves as an advisor to TED-Ed. Aaron is co-author of Flip Your Classroom: Reach Every Student in Every Class Every Day and Flipped Learning: Gateway to Student Engagement. He frequently speaks and conducts workshops on educational uses of screencasts and The Flipped Classroom concept. He believes strongly in inquiry and in student centered learning environments in which students are encouraged to learn and demonstrate their understanding in ways that are meaningful to them. Aaron brings a unique educational perspective to any audience with experience in public, private, and home schools in face-to-face, online, and blended learning environments. He is a lifelong learner, reader, maker, and explorer. He can often be found making beer, roasting coffee, or figuring out a way to control either process with his computer and a voided warranty. He holds a B.S. in Biochemistry and an M.A.Ed. both from Biola University.