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  • Engage and

    Extend

    Christina Cavage

    June 2016

  • What does your classroom look like?

  • Students Needs vs. Data Driven

  • Integrating Technology, Building Collaboration

  • Flipping the ESL Classroom

    Have you thought about Flipping Your Class?

  • Flipping the ESL Classroom

    What is The Flipped Classroom?

    Breaking down classroom walls

    Create new opportunities to learn

    Microlearning

  • Flipping the ESL Classroom

    No flipped classrooms are identical

  • Flipping the ESL Classroom

    FLIP represents the four pillars of the ideology

    Flexible Learning Environments

    Learning Culture

    Intentional Content

    Professional Educators

  • Flipping the ESL Classroom

    Flexible classroom environments

    Controlled Chaos

    Rearrangement of learning space, tailored to activity:

    Group work, pair work, independent study, performance,

    evaluation, research

  • Flipping the ESL Classroom

    Learning culture a shift

    Instruction can take place outside of class time at each individuals

    pace

    Class time is about

    exploring topics deeper, assessing understanding, asking questions

    giving opportunities for students to apply concepts

  • Flipping the ESL

    Classroom

    -ED endings Video

    Learning Content:

    At home, students can watch

    video

    In the classroom, application

    activity

    http://screencast.com/t/vmJigFW3Qxrb

  • Classroom

    Application

    Activity

  • Another exampleCount and non-count nouns

  • Flipping the ESL Classroom

    Intentional Content

  • Flipping the ESL Classroom

    What content should be taught in

    the classroom?

    Communicative

    Application of structures

    What content can (and should) be

    taught outside of the classroom?

    Heavy cognitive load

    Structures that some learners

    need repeated

  • Intentional Content

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  • LOOKS LIKE A LOT OF WORK

    Do I have to create my own videos/

    audios?

  • Flipping the ESL Classroom

  • Flipping the ESL Classroom

  • Flipping the ESL Classroom

    Professional Educators

    In the flipped model, teachers become more crucial

    Flipping can be more demanding in the beginning

    While less direct instruction, more planning on what to flip

    During class time, observing, giving feedback, assessing

  • Flipping the ESL Classroom

    Explore-Flip-Apply

    Initial class exploration (activate background

    knowledge)

    In class teachers introduce the lesson with a

    situation

    Students work together in class and explore

    what they know

    Students study/learn concept or language at

    home through video or other media

    Next class meeting, students understanding and

    apply learning to situation

  • Flipping the ESL Classroom

    EXPLORE Example

    Teacher presents situation in class: How do you make a good argument in writing?

    Students can get into groups and discuss, generate a list

    Class reviews a list

  • Flipping the ESL Classroom

  • Flipping the ESL Classroom

    Example-Apply

    Back in class students could . . .

    Generate an outline for the

    writing assignment, first in

    groups

    Generate topics and outlines

    Peer critique the outline

  • Flipping the ESL Classroom

  • Flipping the ESL Classroom

    Example-Apply

    Back in class students

    could . . .

    Create two

    conversationsone

    formal and one informal

    Perform conversations

  • Flipping the ESL Classroom

    What we know about

    Flipping

    Flipping is blended learning

    at its best...

    Flexibility to layer a lesson

  • Flipping the ESL Classroom: Back Loading

    In class

    Pre-speaking or

    pre-writing work

    Vocabulary work

    Group discussions

  • Flipping the ESL Classroom:Front Loading

    In classPost-Reading Activities

    Group

    activity/project

    Extend the reading

    Identify grammar

    structures and their

    functions

  • Flipping the ESL Classroom

    What we know about Flipping

    Flipping is blended learning at its best...

    Learners have increased learning opportunities

  • Flipping the ESL Classroom

    What we know

    about Flipping

    Flipping is blended

    learning at its best...

    Learners develop

    greater autonomy

  • Flipping the ESL Classroom

    What we know about Flipping

    Flipping is blended learning at its

    best...

    Lower levels of Blooms taxonomy

    are moved outside of the

    classroom (understanding and

    remembering) while upper levels

    (analyzing, applying, evaluating

    and creating) are explicitly

    worked on in the classroom.

  • Flipping the ESL Classroom

    What we know about

    Flipping

    Flipping is blended

    learning at its best...

    Appeal to digital natives

  • Flipping the ESL Classroom

    What we know about Flipping

    Flipping is blended learning at its best...

    Offers many advantages for teachers:

    Bridge experiences/expectations

    Stay more informed

    Be better informed

    Offers flexiblility

    Allows us to go back to a social, cooperative

    language classroom

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    Flipping the ESL Classroom

  • Flipping Your ESL Class

    Next Steps?

    Choose materials with vibrant digital tools (publisher generated with videos, audios)

    Utilize YouTube, TEDTalks, Khan Academy

    Review helpful resources: http://flippedlearning.org

    http://longmanhomeusa.com/blog/tag/Christina-Cavage/

    http://flippedlearning.org

  • Flipping Your ESL Class

    Next Steps?

    Think about integrating technology rather

    than using technology

  • Lets hear . . .