There is a buzz in the education scene called the FLIPPED CLASSROOM and it has changed the way teaching is delivered. On Apr 8, EDU invited Mr Aaron Sams, a pioneer in Flipped Classroom to conduct a seminar talk and workshop in SP.
Flipped Classroom or Flipped Learning is defined by Aaron as a pedagogical approach in which:
direct instruction moves from the group learning space to the individual learning space
group space is transformed into a dynamic, interactive learning environment
educator guides students as they apply concepts and engage with subject
Aaron Sams conducting Flipped Classroom seminar & workshop in Singapore Polytechnic on 8 April 2014
If you are interested in trying out Flipped Classroom do contact EDU. Meanwhile, check out this popular video of Aaron on Flipped Classroom.
Please see the EDU supervisors that have been assigned to the respective schools. Please do contact them if you need to arrange for a teaching observation. They are also your Action Research supervisors. You can email them or call them.
Happy New Year!!! I hope that 2014 will bring everyone much joy and happiness!
Okay here’s some IMPORTANT info for the week. CT classes will resume on the 8th and 9th of January 2014. The class will be on Learning Study and I will be the one taking it. I will remind you folks again on the venue on Monday the 6th of Jan
You will need to bring your laptops for the session please!
Lastly, the TEMPLATE for the Portfolio for your CT will be up on the 6th with the information for the classes as well as the schedules for 2014. Keep a look out for it!
Happy New Year! While you are enjoying your well deserved break, please take note that there is NO F2F class this week! So dont come to class!
It is ONLINE! Instructions will be given in the next post on what you need to do!
Also, please take note of the LAST 2 events happening this semester. The CoP scheduled on the 20th of Feb and the Pedagogical Use of Notebooks in the Classroom from 4th-8th of March. Please sign up via Easys as I need to cater refreshments and do the groupings.
Thanks and enjoy the break! Look out for the next post on the online class!