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The Flipped Classroom: What Students Do To Help Themselves

I polled the students in my flipped General Chemistry II class to see what they found useful for their studies. At the beginning of the Spring 2015 semester, we made a list of things they could do to help themselves learn chemistry. At the end of the semester I asked them to rate the things that we discussed. Here are some of the results. This post is a follow up to my earlier post The Flipped Classroom: To Video or Not to Video.


Tools for In-Class Annotation

Most chemistry classes, including mine, rely heavily on in-class annotations. To do this, instructors need an annotation tool that integrates smoothly with the flow of class. Here is a brief review of several tools I've tried:


Back to School Night

Last week, my youngest son started high school, and I was pleased to discover that several of his teachers use a flipped model and/or video components. I was pleased to see his geometry teacher's website, available here. He has all of the lessons for the year mapped out for geometry and for calculus. I wish my materials were as well organized.

It's been fun to watch Joshua working through the video content - He'll pause the video, jot down answers to the assigned questions, resume - I think it's going to be a great year.


Doug Schirch - Flipped Nursing Chemistry

  • Friday, July 10, 2015

Doug Schirch teaches chemistry at Goshen College in Indiana. Recently, he wrote:

I've been following your helpful website since about the beginning of the
year, when I started flipping the second half our GOB course for nursing
majors.


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