A flipped classroom is sometimes the best teaching/learning model some teachers have to use with their students. The use of technology in a flipped classroom should never be regarded as a supplicant of the teacher but only a complimentary element that increases students learning outcomes. I have talked a lot and in more details about the flipped classroom and have also devoted an entire section here in Educational Technology and Mobile Learning for tutorials, guides, and presentations on the use of a flipped learning methodology. I invite you to check it out HERE.
related: 8 Outstanding iPad Apps to Flip your Classroom
For those of you intent on employing this flipped learning model in their instruction, I have curated a set of important web tools to help you create the appropriate flipped classroom environment for your students. Check them out below and as always let us know what you think of them. Enjoy
1- Explain Everything
Explain Everything is an easy-to-use design tool that lets you annotate, animate, and narrate explanations and presentations. You can create dynamic interactive lessons, activities, assessments, and tutorials using Explain Everything's flexible and integrated design.
Knowmia is a great website that offers thousands of video lessons from great teachers around the world. It is also a platofrm where teachers can use simple and easy tools to create and personalize short video lessons for students of their own school. These video lessons are made instantly available on Knowmia along with other lessons from all over the web and anyone can view and access them.
Edmodo is another great web tool you can use to flip your classroom. You can create a classroom group there and give students access to it. Once there they can participate in out-of class discussions, take polls, collaborate on assignments and class projects, ask each other questions...etc
4- Screencasting tools
Here is a host of some great web tools to create screencasts and video tutorials. All of these tools are free, easy to use and have a student friendly interface.
For more tools to flip your classroom , here is a great list from Ducman . check it out