CHICAGO, Aug. 7, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- Today, the Flipped Learning Global Initiative (FLGI), a worldwide coalition of educators, researchers, technologists, professional development providers and education leaders, announced a joint venture with Accretive Media to launch FL Global Publishing. The new publishing arm of FLGI will focus on the work of Flipped Learning researchers and practitioners around the world, who are exploring and defining the next practices in Flipped Learning. The imprint is intended to be a home for bold new voices and innovative ideas for employing flipped learning worldwide. The new division will publish print books, eBooks and audio books as well as short practical guides.
The first title, Flipped Learning 3.0: The Operating System for the Future of Talent Development was released on July 21st and is currently available in print book and Kindle book formats on Amazon.com. The audio book version will be available this fall. Three more titles are currently in development for year one.
"This is an important next step in building a global community around sharing the best worldwide insights and practices in Flipped Learning," said Jon Bergmann Chairman and Chief Academic Officer at Flipped Learning Global. "There are many brilliant minds working on Flipped Learning in silos all around the globe. FL Global Publishing is one more bridge to their insights, experiences and innovations."
The joint venture between FLGI and Accretive Media will give FL Global-published authors access to the Flipped Learning Global community, and BAM Education Radio Network's international audience of teachers, principals, superintendents and education thought leaders.
"We are relentlessly working to connect and amplify the voices of the Flipped Learning community. This joint venture represents a perfect alignment of the core missions of both groups. This collaboration has the potential for significant impact," said Errol St.Clair Smith, Director of Global Development at the Flipped Learning Global Initiative.
About Accretive Media
Accretive Media owns BAM! Radio Network (BRN), the largest all-education radio network in the world. BRN offers over 22 channels of professional development programming from the nation's top education organizations and thought leaders. Over the last 10 years the network the network has attracted a global audience of people passionately committed to quality education. Learn more at www.bamradionetwork.com.
FLGI was created to support the rapidly expanding adoption of Flipped Learning all over the world in countries such as China, Taiwan, Spain, Dubai, the United Kingdom, Turkey, Italy, Korea, Argentina, Iceland, Sweden, India and the United States. FLGI aims to fill the rapidly growing global need for collaboration across borders in three domains: evolving best practices in Flipped Learning, research, and technology selection and implementation. FLGI is the first global effort to address the emerging needs of the Flipped Learning Movement.
FLGI launched with 30 mission partners, including MT Groupo in Spain; TES Global in the United Kingdom; IWBNet in Australia; iSchool in China and Taiwan; Udemy; and BAM Education Radio Network in the United States; and a cadre of Flipped Learning research experts.
Over the last ten years, Flipped Learning has become a worldwide movement. Interest in Flipped Learning is accelerating and the Flipped Learning sector is projected to grow by 34.7 percent per year through 2020. "The most convincing way I have seen technology utilized in education is with Flipped Learning," said, Lord Jim Knight–Former Minister of Education for the United Kingdom and FLGI mission partner.
SOURCE Flipped Learning Global Initiative