A Cloud for flipped classrooms. A “Cloud” for Flipped Classrooms NCCE 3/1/13 Pamela Livingston. Introduction. Pamela Livingston 1-to-1 book Adjunct Professor K-12 teacher grad school Tech director, teacher @ public, private, charter Sr. Product Mgr @ Schoolwires. Schoolwires
A “Cloud” for Flipped Classrooms
Collective expertise – let’s tap!
Flipped/Blended Learning overview
The Cloud for Flipped/Blended Learning
Current blended/flipped learning?
Investigating blended/flipped learning?
Planning blended/flipped learning?
Any other definitions to offer?
What are your possible reasons?
What “collateral” do you have?
What means of creating recordings, video exist?
Anything to share?
Often disparate Web 2.0 products
Incumbent on teacher to integrate products
Students need logins, passwords to many products
Fractured student experience – remembering, adapting
A flipped classroom community
Centricity2 and Nimbus support all aspects of the flipped classroom, from multimedia lectures and materials to in-class collaboration and assessment tools — including forms, surveys and polls.
Centricity2 – Teacher Pages
Forms and surveys
Nimbus – Groups = Classrooms
Work area – files (articles, PPT, Word, Excel)
Blogs – videos and podcasts, website links
Real time text collaboration (shared documents)
Share documents in the Work Area
Present ideas and understanding in the Blog
Share student work through Albums
District benefits from unified platform
IT benefits from bandwidth and storage for all teacher-created content and materials
Teachers benefit from individual pages that are easy to maintain and update
Students and parents stay caught up
For a simple Nimbus account – respond on Wiki
Q & A?