Flipped learning definitely has its pros and cons. Of all the benefits it does provide there must be a culture of love of learning to get the students to engage with the material for the actual class time to be beneficial.For the students who have mastered the material, which I can assess going through the Docentedu grading system I can link them through Google Classroom to look further into the curriculum using some short clips usingEdpuzzle on the subject matter. For the students who a still yet to grasp the content I can go through the answers separately from the Docentedu and focus on weak spots that can be easily found through their answers. The best tool I have found in regards to learning basic terms and ideas would beQuizlet. It allows live team games with instant feedback that has motivated students like no other tool on the market I have found except for perhaps Education perfect software.
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Student agency for me in one year will be a student centered environment where their tasks should be focused on the big picture understanding of the unit. I understand that not everything can be brought about entirely through PBLs, however as a formative assessment of units it can potentially be a powerful tool in growing a deeper understanding for students of all abilities.
I think Edtechhoneycomb of being future ready is the next educational revolution and we are developing a lot of steps that is heading in the right direction; Collaborative spaces, student agency and a robust infrastucture. The big issue we have with our school is empowering all the teachers to that critical mass area where they are comfortable moving into this new collaborative space. We are lucky enough to have great wifi and all the students have access to their own laptops, however there is a growing gap between the new innovative teachers and the techno illiterate. I feel some teachers think they are too far behind already to keep up with the students, although I find many students are also not as Tech Savvy as we assume.