Come learn what the Flipped Classroom is and how to do it in a practical way. You will learn how to flip your classroom in an inquiry based and constructivist environment and how to evaluate the flipped classroom learning experience. Aaron Sams will be guiding you to design a flipped learning lesson which you can take away and implement in your classroom. Aaron will also field questions and provide insight on Flipped Mastery for those already using this model of teaching and learning.
Aaron Sams has been an educator since 2000 and is currently the Director of Digital Learning at the Reformed Presbyterian Theological Seminary in Pittsburgh, PA. He is also an adjunct lecturer at Saint Vincent College in Latrobe, PA. Prior to this he taught science at Woodland Park High School in Woodland Park, Colorado and at Los Altos High School in Hacienda Heights, CA. He was awarded the 2009 Presidential Award for Excellence in Math and Science Teaching. Aaron recently served as co-chair of the Colorado State Science Standards Revision Committee. He frequently speaks and conducts workshops on educational uses of screencasts and The Flipped Classroom concept. Aaron is co-author of Flip Your Classroom - Reach Every Student in Every Class Every Day, a founding member of the Flipped Learning Network and serves as an advisor to the board of Ted-ED. Aaron brings a unique educational perspective to any audience with experience in public, private, and home schools in both face-to-face, online, and blended learning environments.