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To Help in Flipping Classrooms, Re-Purpose PLC Time

PLCs Could Aid in Implementation of Flipped Learning in Classrooms

With grading, parent-teacher conferences and more, teachers may struggle to find time to flip their classrooms. Yet class-flipping pioneers Jonathan Bergmann and Aaron Sams have an idea that just might help.

"Many schools have professional learning communities (PLCs), and time is set aside for groups of teachers to collaborate, to work on district initiativies and be agents of change in the schools," said Bergmann and Sams in a District Administration article. 

The article suggested that teachers "rethink" PLC time. Why not let educators use it to create shared video resources for their students?

"We have observed that teachers are more self-reflective when creating collaborative flipped videos," said Bergmann and Sams. "They often view their own videos and critique their lessons to determine how they can improve the next time."

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Article by Kassondra Granata, EducationWorld Contributor

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