“Through this Flipped Learning course, districts can cost-effectively prepare all their teachers to implement this innovative blended learning model into their classroom and maximize student engagement and learning," said Alvin Crawford, CEO of KDS.
New York, NY (PRWEB) April 21, 2015
Knowledge Delivery Systems (KDS), a leading provider of strategic and blended professional learning solutions for states and school districts, has announced today a partnership with flipped learning pioneers Jon Bergmann and Aaron Sams,
co-founders of FlippedClass.com, a leading global provider of flipped learning training services.
“The Flipped Classroom: Personalizing the Classroom to Reach Each Student Every Day” provides grades 6 to 12 educators with instructions for flipped learning. This three-credit course explores the pedagogical approach in which direct instruction moves from the group learning space to the individual learning space, and the resulting group space is transformed into a dynamic, interactive learning environment.
Topics and activities in the course include:
- Flipped learning techniques and Common Core instructional shifts
- Examples from actual classrooms about a day in the life of a flipped classroom
- Going deeper with flipped learning strategies in the classroom
- How to get buy in from key stakeholders and address points of resistance
- Organizing lessons with formative and summative strategies that work best with Flipped Learning
- Troubleshoot specific issues unique to the Flipped Learning methodology
“Flipped Learning workshops are often taught in lecture style. This online course flips the flipped class training. Our interactive features allow the participants to learn by doing. In my opinion, this is the next best thing to having us come to do an on-site workshop," said Bergmann.
“This intensely practical course gives participants a roadmap to implement flipped learning. It is filled with videos of real teachers and advice from us about best practices. This course is done in a completely online environment which mirrors many flipped learning principals," said Sams.
“Districts across the country have made significant investments in personal technology for students and teachers. Partnering with Jon Bergmann and Aaron Sams of FlippedClass.com allowed us to develop a rigorous and scalable online professional development solution,” said Alvin Crawford, CEO of KDS. “Through this course, districts can cost-effectively prepare all their teachers to implement this innovative blended learning model into their classroom and maximize student engagement and learning.”
FlippedClass.com delivers effective flipped learning training solutions to schools, districts, associations, governments and organizations around the globe. Co-founders Jon Begrmann and Aaron Sams, along with a team of flipped learning experts, travel the world to share best practices for creating learner-centric classrooms that enable teachers to maximize their class time. Bergmann and Sams have co-authored several books on flipped learning topics that include a series of subject specific books about how to flip science, math, social science, Language Arts and elementary classrooms. Former educators, Bergmann and Sams are commonly regarded as the flipped learning pioneers. For more information about the training and consulting services offered by FlippedClass.com as well as upcoming flipped learning conferences, visit http://www.FlippedClass.com.
About Knowledge Delivery Systems
Knowledge Delivery Systems (KDS) is the leading provider of research-based, blended-model strategic professional development solutions for districts, schools, and teachers. KDS was founded nearly 15 years ago to help school districts and states transform professional development to dramatically improve teacher effectiveness and raise student achievement. KDS builds district-wide system solutions and high quality online courses that are developed with the nation’s leading education experts and researchers to address educators’ most important challenges in the classroom. Today these courses are delivered through KDS’ Professional Learning Platform (PLP), which leverages the best of learning communities to make educator learning engaging, convenient and social. For more information, visit: http://www.kdsi.org.