What does “Lower Bloom’s” mean?

Benjamin Bloom developed his taxonomy 1956. This sounds really old – an ancient pedagogical issue. Within the last 50 years Blooms taxonomy has been revised (several times) and brought to a “modern outfit” and therefore it is still valid today. Benjamin Bloom (February 21, 1913 – September 13, 1999) was an American educational psychologist who Read More …

Using Web-based Content

Using Open Educational Resources in Flipped Learning 3.0 A quickly done search for the term “Open Educational Resources” in Google brings about 1.610.000.000 results. For those looking for it, that is a huge number – the Internet is obviously full of open learning sources that a trainer in adult education might use. These sources could Read More …

Flipped Learning is Global

Flipped Learning was developed more than 10 years ago by Jon Bergman. The idea developed, the number of teachers using the flipped classroom increased, and the first experiences and given feedback led to an amendment of the method. Five years ago, Jon started a global initiative to make Flipped Learning versatile: All people all over Read More …

Design and Analysis of Flipped Learning Strategies

It is widely accepted that flipped learning pedagogy stems from the premise of inquiry-based and egalitarian philosophy: with the growing access to vast information through the internet, the traditional model of teacher as the sole steward of knowledge has become obsolete. In the new reality, teachers have acquired a new role: that of mediator, helping Read More …

Global Elements of Effective Flipped Learning

In November 2018, Jon Bergmann1 visited Istanbul and presented there the “187 Global Elements for Effective Flipped Learning”. On this summit, Flipped Learning 3.0 was completed and available for public to be used in teaching and training. Two days later, Jon and Errol St. Claire Smith (from the FLGlobal) attended the kickoff meeting of this Read More …

Digital Competences of European Citizens

Eurostat published a statistic about the digital skills of European Citizens (covering the age between 16 and 74 years old). The result – split to European countries – is interesting: The average in Europe is approximately 56 % – this means that 44 % of the European citizens lack digital competences. It is important to Read More …

Active Strategies in Flipped Learning

Some years ago, I had a bad experience: My laptop display was broken and showed black spots and strange color effects. I found a reseller for computer parts who offers a cheap replacement. The problem – I never did change a display! First self-experience I checked in YouTube for instructions and found a short video. Read More …

Flipped Classroom and Flipped Learning

The two terms “Flipped Classroom” and “Flipped Learning” are often mixed up and seen as the same item. But this is not true – especially if you care about “Flipped Learning 3.0” (the topic we will address in this project). Flipped Classroom If you search on the internet you will find many similar descriptions of flipped classrooms. Read More …

Group Space

What is the Group Space? The term Learning Space refers to a physical setting for a learning environment. Traditionally, it is the place where teaching (or learning) occurs. An example for a learning space is the classroom as a classic standard of learning space. Group space (or group learning space) description This term addresses joint Read More …

Sustained Learning – The CorkScrew Experiment

Today’s learning often is mixed up with information procurement, especially when it is done with smartphones: Someone is searching for some information, takes the smartphone, checks “oncle Google” and finds the requested information. Now he thinks he has learned something. Short time later (that can be even minutes) he has forgotten, what he had found. Read More …