Tuesday, February 4, 2014

Flipped Learning: Gateway to Student Engagement

It was recently announced that Jon Bergmann and Aaron Sams' new book "Flipped Learning: Gateway to Student Engagement" is now available for pre-order and will be officially published by ISTE this June!  Jon and Aaron's first book was incredibly influential to me and countless other educators around the globe, and I'm sure that this new book will inform and inspire even more as the Flipped Learning movement continues to grow.

I was honored to be asked by Jon and Aaron to contribute a chapter to this book along with eight incredible educators from across the nation that I appreciate and greatly admire.  My chapter is titled "Democratize Learning Through the Flipped Classroom" and is based upon both my graduate research at Columbia University and classroom experiences with my students at Putnam High School in Connecticut.  

Below is the official description of the new book provided by ISTE:

"Flipped classroom pioneers Jonathan Bergmann and Aaron Sams take their revolutionary educational philosophy to the next level in Flipped Learning. Building on the energy of the thousands of educators inspired by the influential book Flip Your Classroom, this installment is all about what happens next -- when a classroom is truly student-centered and teachers are free to engage with students on an individual level.
Flipping, combined with practical project-based learning pedagogy, changes everything. Loaded with powerful stories from teachers across curriculum and grade levels, Flipped Learning will once again turn your expectations upside-down and fuel your excitement for teaching and learning."