I’ve posted twice in the past few weeks about Colorado teachers Jonathan Bergmann and Aaron Sams’ use of video podcasting to “flip” the traditional school model of lecturing during face-to-face class time and sending students home to complete independent practice activities in isolation. Their 21.5 minute video, “Mastery Learning That Works,” provides more background and details about the instructional model they espouse in their classroom and workshop series they’ve launched as Peak Educational Consulting, LLC. Basically, they are using video podcasts to present lectures and having students work during class on independent practice activities which would normally be “homework.” That way as students need assistance, they are there (as teachers) to provide support and answer questions.
Thanks to Jonathan for letting me know about this video and their workhops over on ISTEconnects.org.
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