PEDC 9146 Flipping Your Math Class
3 Graduate Level or In-service Credits/ 45 hours Instructor: Valerie Hanley December 1-30, February 1-28, March 1-30, August 1-30
University of the Pacific
The concept of flipping your classroom has been catching on across the country. Flipping in its purest form means assigning the lecture part of the lesson as homework, and using the class time to investigate, explore, and discuss the concepts learned from the lecture. This course is designed to teach you how to flip your Math classes and lessons. You will learn what flipping really looks like, how to make flipping work for your classroom, and other valuable tips to help you get started flipping your classroom. You will be given plenty of resources and ideas that will help you use flipping to teach math concepts and skills. There is a way to flip every classroom- find the way that works for your math classroom in this course! Suitable for all teachers prek-12.
Through online research students will learn about the concept of flipped classes and what options are for flipping a class or unit. Students will create Math activities and lessons that can be used in a flipped class model. Students will also design Math classroom activities that work for the type of students and technological resources they have available. After taking this course, students will have a range of activities and ideas to help aid them in flipping their Math class or units.