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OpenFlip is English/Spanish

originally posted at http://kenscourses.com/OpenFlipSpring2016/instructors/welcomebienvenidos/

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Alternating paragraphs of English/Spanish here since we have a mixed audience. I invite corrections to my Spanish (or English). We plan (and always have with OpenFlip) to support work in both English and Spanish since Ken and April are native speakers of English with enough Spanish to work with teachers in both languages. Feel free to pursue this course in your language of choice or even try interacting with participants in both languages.

Párrafaros alternando aquí de inglés y español. Invito corregir mi español (o inglés). Tenemos planeado (y siempre ha sido así con OpenFlip) dar soporte en inglés y español dado que Ken y April tienen inglés como su lengua nativo con suficiente nivel en español para trabajar con maestros en los dos idiomas. Están bienvenidos en participar en el curso en cualquier de los dos idiomas o incluso dar el reto de interactuar con participantes con los dos.

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All the Things are New

One aspect that I particularly love about my institution where I work is our ability to move quickly and make changes. We had been using the same online system for teaching evaluations for quite a long time (perhaps a decade?) and made a change in format, questions, scale and focus this past year. The instrument actually changed again in January in reaction to the previous semester I assume. I did not play a role in the design of the instrument but did give my feedback on early versions before it was released. As always, the comments are the most important section of teaching evaluations.

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Si, en español

Creo que es mi primer post en el blog en español, la verdad debo publicar más así. Mi idioma nativo es el inglés pero con casi 21 años en México debo hacer más esfuerzo para comunicar en español. Cierto: bienvenida correcciones sobre mi gramática en los comentarios.

Curso de Flip

Ayer viernes y hoy estoy presentando sobre aula invertida (y aprendizaje invertido) con maestras (y unos maestros) del Instituto De La Vera-Cruz como parte de un diplomado del Tecnológico de Monterrey, Campus Guadalajara.

Mi presentación está disponible en Haiku Deck.

Recursos

Como siempre, hablo sobre muchos recursos y herramientas y es difícil anotar las ligas para las maestras, incluyo varios aquí:

Blogging

Para escribir su blog, recomiendo usar WordPress. Tiene muchas ventajas que mencioné en el discurso como portabilidad, diseño y fácil (relativamente) para usar. Puedes hacer tu propio blog registrando en el sitio WordPress.com.

Otros opciones para investigar para su blog son Known y Blogger. Soy un gran fan de Known, es más sencillo y hay mucho más que decir sobre sistemas abiertos pero no necesariamente con este grupo. Blogger es de Google y mucha gente tiene experiencia con la plataforma. Personalmente prefiero WordPress y Known para razones distintos.

Hacer Videos

Trabajamos un poco en el salón con Camtasia (versiones para Mac y Windows). Es mi plataforma preferida por su interface simple y la habilidad de editar mis videos. No es gratis pero hay descuentos para académicos.

Otros opciones para computadora son: Screencast-o-matic y otro que estoy usando es Screencastify cual es un plugin para Google Chrome.

Hay varios apps para iPad/iPhone y Android para grabar videos. No lo ha usado mucho para otros maestros me han dicho que son fans de Explain Everything (iOS y Android) y EduCreations (iOS)

Libros

El libro original de Jon Bergmann y Aaron Sams está disponible en varios idiomas incluyendo español. El version en inglés tiene disponible los primeros tres capítulos para bajar.

Hay muchos otros libros cual ha leído yo y la verdad recomiendo a esos dos en partiicular:

Twitter y Social Media

Tengo una cuenta en Pinterest y puedes ver unas ligas sobre uso de social media en su salón de clases. Tiene pocas ligas, debo usar Pinterest un poco mas para ese fin de cultivar ligas a recursos.

Ha publicado unos entradas en mi blog sobre uso de Twitter y Facebook en mi salón. Aviso que están publicado en inglés.

Tenemos un grupo en Facebook para Flipped Learning Latin America.

Curso de OpenFlip

Ha ofrecido un curso en estilo cMooc desde hace 2 años. Es completamente en linea y grátis. Ultimamente fue de 8 semana pero lo vamos a reducir a 4 semanas. Al final del curso (si cumplen con el trabajo) voy a redactar una carta y reconocimiento para fines de pedir crédito con su trabajo como capacitación. El próximo curso empieza el 31 de mayo, para más información pueden ver la página de web de OpenFlip.

Videos que Vimos

Alumnos

Paola fue mi alumno de TC1017 en el semestre enero-may 2016.

El primer video es de Daniela y Pepe quienes fueron mis alumnos hace unos años (en solamente un curso TC1017). También estoy compartiendo una lista de otros alumnos del semestre agosto diciembre 2014.

Vimos el video con Eduardo en el salón y también viene en una lista de videos de otros alumnos.

Keith Hughes

Vimos el video de Keith Hughes (@hiphughes en Twitter). También tiene varios videos sobre “teaching” y un excelente video de como hacer #flipclass, lo incluyo abajo:

Jonathan Thomas-Palmer

Pueden ver el sitio de Jon sobre Flipping Physics, tiene muchos recursos para alumnos y maestros.

Vimos dos videos en particular, el primero para alumnos de como ver videos de #flipclass

Y otro en su series de tips sobre como hacer videos #flipclass:

Derek Muller

Vimos el siguiente video de Derek Muller (famoso por el canal de YouTube Veritasium) sobre su trabajo de doctorado en hacer videos de física para alumnos:

Recomiendo también su video “This Will Revolutionize Education”:

Twitter Chats

Hicimos una prueba con Twitter Chat usando la etiqueta de #aulainvertida.

Hay muchos chats sobre varios tópicos de educación cada día de la semana.

Cada lunes a las 7pm hora local de Guadalajara (realmente 8pm hora de nueva york y cambia con cambia de horario) tenemos el chat de #flipclass. Sigue ese etiqueta entre 7pm y 8pm para conocer gente del area.

También cada 15 días hay un chat de #mexedchat los lunes a las 8pm. Hay uno hoy 23 de mayo.

La Tarea

Si, la tarea tiene fecha limite de 31 de mayo. Deben publicar escrito y en formato de video su reflexión sobre aula invertida. Puede ser tan simple la entrega con ligas a los documents (escrito y el video) a su Dropbox o otro plataforma similar. Recomiendo altamente un intento a publicar en YouTube y su trabajo escrito en un entrada de blog.

Gracias

Siempre es un placer trabajar y aprender con otros maestras y maestros. Agradezco mucho la invitación de compartir con ustedes y espero que estamos en contacto. Me pueden encontrar aquí en mi blog, en Facebook, en Twitter, en Pinterest y por correo electrónico (kenbauer at gmail punto com).

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Another instance of the OpenFlip Course

I am starting the 5th version of this course, for history about the course go see the main site.

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This is an open and free course offered in the connected MOOC style, and you should realize this is not a course about “Ken teaching you” and is highly centered on your learning. A glove-tap/hat-tip to Stephen Downes, George Siemens and Dave Cormier and others for their work on the original MOOCS.

A massive thank you to the work of Alan Levine, Brian Lamb, Jim Groom and too many others to list for their inspiration that led to my using this format.

Video Introduction

Spot the error in the title slide of the video.

Language Note

Nota: voy a ofrecer apoyo/asesoría en español/inglés pero la mayoría del contenido está en inglés.

Note: I am going to offer help/meeting support for this course in English and Spanish but the content is all published in English.

Course Page

Find all of the details about this instance of the course at http://kenscourses.com/OpenFlipFall2015/

Registration Deadline: October 24

Register at: http://kenscourses.com/OpenFlipFall2015/register/

Schedule

This is fully online and self-paced. Each participant will post a video reflection and blog post each week about the topic of the week. The course pages describe the details of each weekly assignment, this is just a summary below. Full schedule details at http://kenscourses.com/OpenFlipFall2015/schedule/

Weekly Topics

  • Week Zero starting October19 Getting Started
  • Week One starting October 26 Flexible Environment
  • Week Two starting November 2 Learning Culture
  • Week Three starting November 9 Intentional Content
  • Week Four starting November 16 Professional Educator
  • Weeks Five/Six starting November 23 Your First Flip Activity
  • Week Seven starting December 7 Course Wrap Up

Submission deadlines (Sunday at midnight except for first one).

Course Content

The course content is all visible (and available under a CC-BY 4.0 license) at the course homepage of http://kenscourses.com/OpenFlipFall2015/

Credit for Course Completion

This course is offered by Ken Bauer on his own platform and not as an official course at the Tecnológico de Monterrey. You will not find it listed on regular registration but must registration directly with the links above. If you complete the course, Ken will write a letter to you and the director of your campus in charge of training to request credit for 40 hours of training.

Course History

For more history on the previous versions of this course (4 before this version), see the main page at http://theopenflip.com

Feedback or Questions?

Feel free to comment here or contact Ken via Twitter or email (kenbauer at gmail dot com).

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Workshop Outline

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My classrooms are very student-centred whether I am working with my undergraduate students or my faculty colleagues. This is really a rough outline and I hope, expect and encourage you to push our workshop in the direction that works best for all of you.

Pre-work for Workshop

If at all possible, please ready Chapter 3 (Why You Should Flip Your Classroom) from “Flip Your Classroom” which is available for free here:
http://www.ascd.org/publications/books/112060.aspx

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Learner Selected Studios

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I’ve been invited to share my thoughts on Flipped Learning with the faculty at the UDG Agora course (diplomado). Thank you to JIBC and the University of Guadalajara for giving me this chance to share with and learn from you.

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FlipClass Chat

Every week at 5pm Pacific and 8pm Eastern (US time zones), we get together for a chat on Twitter using the #flipclass hashtag, please feel free to join us or just watch (get your toes wet) and go through your own crawl/walk/run stages at your own pace (shoutout to @NancyWhite for the crawl/walk/run).

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A Year of Inspiration

Update: I did not win the prize but I win by having the support of great colleagues and students with whom I work everyday.

Thank you for all of the support from my colleagues.
Thank you for all of the support from my colleagues.

A note about this post

This is a slightly modified version of the letter I wrote to apply for an award for “Inspirational Professor”.  I’ve done some reformatting for the blog format but the content is the same as what I sent to the awards committee.

How I created more impact on students by paying more attention to teachers.

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I wish to leave the main petition for my application as an inspirational professor in the words (and hands) of my colleagues that I worked with over the past years and in particular for the purposes of this award in 2014. You will find letters of recommendation from my colleagues in the folder labeled professors. Some of these are professors from Campus Guadalajara, others are professors from other campuses or staff working in support of educational innovation at the Tecnológico de Monterrey.  A colleague from outside of our system also sent a short note which I choose to include since it shows the impact my writing and sharing has on educators and students globally.  I implore you to read those letters since there is no better way to show support for my inspiring of teachers than from the hand of those teachers themselves.

Note that these letters referenced above are not linked here since I didn’t request permission to publish those. If I do get permission, I will include those here too.

Nevertheless, I should leave a list here of my accomplishments during the calendar year 2014. Much of this can be gleaned from my curriculum vitae (long and short versions included in my submission) but those documents tend to be cold without leaving intent or a story with it. More of the story can be found in my twenty six blog posts in 2014.  Much of my preparation of this letter was aided by a review of those posts. Most are academic in nature and related to my work in education but a few of those posts may be related to general life. Feel free to skip the ones that do not interest you.

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Constant Iteration

My method of planning is very much based off a constant iteration process. I’ve been teaching delivering classes for 20 years now in mostly the same location so I have the luxury of those experiences (and contact with colleagues) to pull from.

So I iterate each semester. I use what worked the past semester and throw out (or re-tool) what did not. Each end of semester whether summer or Christmas is a reflecting time for me.

Pick One (or two) Changes

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I often make a large change each year and sometimes even each semester. Last January I switched to full-on flipped master (see post here),  and this year I made a massive switch to fully open content in the style of a #connectedCourse (see blog post here).

Learn from Others

I am the teacher #facilitatorOfLearningExperiences that I am from working and talking with so many colleagues in my institution as well as the large internet (thank you Twitter). The time I spend on networking with other teachers is more important than time spent looking for yet-another-assignment.

Find people that interest you or that will at least listen and answer your questions on teaching. Don’t be shy, get out there and blog/tweet/network.

How do you Plan?

Your turn, what is your planning process?