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Cutting Edge, Practical Strategies for Igniting Student Engagement and Deeper Understanding
(Grades 6-12)

Presented by Kevin M. Steele
Outstanding Educator and International Presenter

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Specifically Designed for Secondary Teachers Serving Grades 6 12

  • Learn the three key components for more successfully implementing flipped learning
  • Step-by-step instructions for building and creating better flipped lessons and units
  • Strategies, tips and tricks for successful creation and implementation of flipped lessons
  • Websites where teachers can find ready-made flipped lessons
  • Low-cost or no-cost solutions to ensure 100% student access to flipped lessons
  • The latest technology tools to simplify the creation of lessons and tracking student progress

You are welcome, though not required, to bring your own fully charged mobile device to the seminar.

Practical Ideas and Strategies

The “flipped” classroom is based on the idea that students need their teachers to answer questions and provide assistance when they run into difficulty on assignments. This seminar will offer you strategies to most effectively implement Flipped Learning to increase student learning.

Experienced secondary classroom teacher, Kevin Steele, will provide powerful, teacher-friendly strategies for better flipping the classroom. Numerous strategies will be presented, specifically geared for teachers in grades 6-12. All examples and strategies are readily adaptable to all content areas. You will experience a wide range of research-based design strategies as well as the flipped mastery model. Participants will also discover low-cost or no-cost ways to ensure that every student has access to the flipped lessons. You’ll leave this seminar with a wealth of practical ideas, increased confidence in meeting the needs of all your students and a set of resources to help you more effectively flip learning in your classroom.

Ten Key Benefits of Attending

  1. Discover Key Components of an Effective Flipped Classroom
    Learn three key components of creating a flipped learning environment … Practical tips from a secondary teacher who uses the flipped classroom techniques with his own students
  2. Incorporate Powerful Strategies to Differentiate Your Instruction Within a Flipped Classroom
    Engage your students and learn powerful ways to strengthen and enhance your flipped learning environment … Meet the diverse learning needs of all your students
  3. Reduce Behavior Issues and Increase Student Understanding of Classroom Content
    Increase student motivation, attention and focus during class time … Decrease student misbehavior and increase student achievement with this highly engaging instructional tool
  4. Transform Your Classroom into a Full FLIP Learning Environment
    Learn how to transform your classroom into an environment of rich learning in a flexible, constructive environment to provide opportunity for deep understanding and greater student achievement
  5. Utilize Tools to Create Professional and Engaging Multimedia Presentations for Your Students
    Discover teacher-friendly technology tips and tools to make your flipped classroom a success without a lot of expense or technology expertise
  6. Ensure 100% Access for ALL Your Students
    Practical, low-cost ways to make sure every student has access to the recorded flipped lessons
  7. Increase Student-to-Teacher Interaction Time
    Increase student-to-teacher interaction and strengthen student achievement … Powerful, proven techniques to increase classroom interaction and discussion
  8. Utilize Universal Design for Learning Principles (UDL) and Reaching Your Students with Special Learning Needs
    Incorporate UDL into your flipped lessons to better meet the needs of your students with special needs
  9. Extend and Enrich Your Existing Curriculum
    Proven ways to adapt your curriculum to fit into a flipped classroom philosophy … Practical tips for making your content more meaningful and more engaging for your students
  10. Receive an Extensive Resource Handbook
    Each participant will receive a detailed resource handbook packed with ideas, suggestions and step-by-step instructions on how to create and manage flipped lessons … Dozens of practical ideas, information and resources to help you get started immediately

Outstanding Strategies You Can Use Immediately

  • A clear definition of what a flipped classroom is and how it looks when implemented
  • Specific ways to determine what lessons lend themselves and are the best fit for the flipped classroom environment
  • The three key components of a successful flipped classroom
  • How to create a transparent classroom to engage both students and parents
  • Powerful ways to engage a greater learning community by sharing your lessons and utilizing the lessons created by others
  • How to better analyze your students’ learning needs through increased contact and forming stronger professional relationships with your students
  • Specific ways to increase the level of success in how you serve your students with special needs
  • How to enhance your learning environment and make it more accessible to all … Specific suggestions on how to create 100% access for all students
  • Practical strategies that provide students with a 24/7 learning environment that they can access when their schedule permits — all while decreasing homework time
  • Personalized learning in a blended classroom model that focuses energy on the students and their learning, not on the class and your performance
  • Creative ways to reach students in their world through online tools and media that they already use … Make their tools your tools
  • Address problem behaviors by eliminating interruptions and increasing student engagement through one-on-one contact
  • Learn powerful ways to make flipping your classroom much more than just recorded videos of lectures
  • Strategies that bridge the digital divide with students who don’t have access to the Internet at home
  • Open more opportunities for project-based learning, problem-based learning and student-created content
  • Innovative, student-centered strategies to strengthen flipped learning in any content area
  • Receive low-cost and no-cost ideas for flipping the classroom — Including resources where you can find teacher-made flipped lessons

A Message From Your Seminar Leader

Dear Colleague:

What are your students doing instead of doing their homework? They are utilizing social media sites, instant messaging, talking on the phone, texting, and surfing the Internet for the latest celebrity gossip. The list is endless. What they are not doing, as much as we’d like, is engaging in academic activities. This seminar considers using a practical instructional model that can be more motivating for students and has the potential to result in significantly increased student achievement.

The flipped classroom has been gaining interest and generating buzz over the last few years. I have designed this seminar to answer some of the questions many teachers have about the flipped classroom. Questions such as:

  • What technology do I need to create a flipped lesson?
Where do I post my flipped lessons?
  • How do I make sure that all my students have access to the flipped lessons?
  • How many of my lessons should be flipped?

The goal of this seminar is to answer these compelling questions and look at ways to design lessons that lend themselves to the flipped philosophy. We will discuss the traditional lecture and how to make it an engaging video for your students to watch on their own terms, and we will go even further. I will show you examples of flipped lessons and walk you through the process of creating your own flipped classroom. Flipping is not just about watching videos of lectures! It is about how to best utilize class time with students.

I look forward to meeting you at the seminar. The day promises to be filled with practices, strategies and perspectives that will empower you to flip your classroom, increase student contact, reach students at their specific learning level, differentiate, and so much more! Once you flip, you will likely never want to go back!

Kevin M. Steele, Ed.S.

P.S. You will leave with an extensive resource handbook and a repertoire of dynamic and proven ways to take traditional lessons and create exciting and engaging flipped lessons. This will be a highly practical seminar, so come prepared to learn and discover the incredible potential that flipping the classroom has for your teaching and for your students!

Who Should Attend

Specifically designed for secondary teachers serving grades 6-12.

Special Benefits of Attending

Extensive Resource Handbook
Each participant will receive an extensive resource handbook specifically designed for this seminar. The handbook includes:

  • Where to find pre-made instructional videos
  • How to make your own videos and post them online
  • How to ensure all students have access to the videos
  • How to make the most of your class time interactions with students

Meet and Share
This seminar provides a wonderful opportunity for participants to meet and share ideas with other educators interested in the “flipped” classroom model to enhance their programs.

Consultation Available
Kevin M. Steele will be available at the seminar for consultation regarding your questions and the unique needs of implementing a flipped classroom.

On-Site Training Guarantee

BER is not a booking agency that just finds a presenter who presents on the topic you requested. Rather, we only recommend highly experienced BER presenters who have consistently received outstanding evaluations from educators attending their trainings.

Consequently, we provide a strong program guarantee.

We guarantee you’ll be fully satisfied or you’ll owe us nothing after your on-site training event.

Bring this seminar to your school or district!

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