Tag Archives: Flipped classroom

“We shouldn’t even be talking about technology. We should be saying, ‘What’s the best educational experience for the student?’” – Sal Khan, USA

To celebrate five years of Daily Edventures, we’re sharing some of our favorite posts. This Daily Edventure was originally published on February 13, 2013.

“With OfficeMix I was able to give voice to my students.” – Emie Baylon, Philippines

Emie C. Baylon Education Technology Coordinator, Economics and Political Science Teacher De La Salle Santiago Zobel School Philippines @eminion6   When Microsoft Innovative Educator Expert Emie Baylon and I spoke recently at BETT Asia, she enthusiastically shared how technology has … Continue reading

“One of the best things about the Flipped Class model is that it came from teachers and not from some sort of top-down professional development strategy. Teachers need to be brought to the table in all education reform. ” – Jonathan Bergmann Pioneer of the Flipped Class Movement, Illinois

Jonathan Bergmann Pioneer of the Flipped Class Movement Illinois, USA “One of the best things about the Flipped Class model is that it came from teachers and not from some sort of top-down professional development strategy. Teachers need to be brought to the table … Continue reading

“Let’s Not Forget: Teaching is an Art–The Intersection between Relationship, Curiosity and Content” – Jonathan Bergmann, USA

“I hope that just by showing up and doing my best and demanding the best of my students that I’m making an impact. I hope my students see the beauty and power of math, and that they become better tinkerers and thinkers and people who are willing to take mental risks.” – Shireen D., USA

“More educators and students need to be involved in policy-making at a higher level.” – Jamie Leduc, Canada


Focus: Salman Khan on Reinventing Education

  Over the past several years, few ideas have had a more immediate impact on democratizing learning than those of Salman Khan. As many of our readers tell us, Khan Academy, with it’s simple premise, “Learn Almost Anything for Free,” … Continue reading


Focus: The Flipped Classroom

  The concept of a Flipped Classroom has been discussed quite a bit here at Daily Edventures. We were lucky enough to speak with Jonathan Bergmann, who pioneered the Flipped Classroom.  At its core, the Flipped Classroom is about changing … Continue reading

“Teachers are seeing more student engagement, which is increasing student performance. They’re also equipping students better for the workplace environment, because they’re learning applied skills for a knowledge economy.” – Marci Powell, USA

“It seems undeniable to me that the most critical ingredient to improving learning is a well-supported and caring teacher. Professional development must remain a high priority to help positively impact teaching and learning.” – Ron Reed, USA

“Never, ever, close the door to your classroom. Keep it open, and invite EVERYONE in. The key to saving public education, is getting the public back into education.” – Tim Kubik, USA

“School buildings that are designed for 20th century learning… were designed to deliver education one basic way, by lecture mode, and this no longer serves people who need to learn 21st century skills.” – Randy Fielding, USA

“Let the pupils be creators of their own learning material rather than consumers. Let them find answers by themselves and learn from each other.” – Sigmund Brenna, Norway

“I look forward to the day that teachers stop thinking of technology as another ’thing‘ that they have to deal with and it truly becomes a tool that is so integrated into teaching and learning, that it becomes invisible.” – USA

“Although it seems that children are born with a “mouse” or “mobile” in their hand, they actually need assistance from adults to cope with digital literacy: privacy, ethics, critical thinking.” – Estonia

“I still prefer to see a teacher who teaches with dusty books and a chalkboard but knows how to inspire kids and shows them how interesting learning can be, rather than a high-tech teacher that uses ICT without a bigger plan.” – Belgium

“Kids who ‘own’ their learning are destined to do the most amazing things.” – USA

The “Flipped Classroom” starts with one question: what is the best use of my face-to-face class time?