CHICAGO, June 6, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- Today, the Flipped Learning Global Initiative (FLGI), a worldwide coalition of educators, researchers, technologists, professional development providers and education leaders announced the Flipped Learning Level – I Trainer Certification program. The new "train-the-trainer" course and certification program was developed to give support to the myriad flipped classroom training programs currently delivered in countries from Italy to Spain, Singapore, Japan, Australia, China, Iceland, New Zealand, Japan, Hong Kong, Mexico, Korea, Canada, Taiwan, the UK and the United States. The aim is to ensure that Flipped Learning trainers around the world have access to the most current global research, global best practices and proven technology.
"The train-the-trainer program is the first of its kind. It combines the latest Flipped Learning 3.0 insights, with best practices gleaned from over a decade of delivering flipped training workshops in various subjects, academic levels, countries and languages around the world," said Jon Bergmann, Flipped Learning pioneer and Chief Academic Officer for the Flipped Learning Global Initiative. "Our goal is to nurture world-class Flipped Learning trainers, and we are excited about this first step."
The program includes:
- Common Terms and Images
- How To Share Why Flipped Learning Works
- Fundamentals of Flipped 3.0 | The New Era of Flipped Learning
- Flipped Learning Research Summary
- Andragogy versus Pedagogy
- The 20-Minute Rule
- The Best Ways to Explain….
- Training Exercises That Work
- Spacing Retrievals
- Making Your Presentations Awesome
- Knowing Your Audience
- How to Start Strong / Finish Strong
- Technology Challenges and Solutions
- Tying It All Together
- What Should You Do in a Flipped Workshop?
- Flipped Class Lesson Plan Template
- Thinking Through the Learning Space
- How to Prepare Yourself for a Workshop
- Becoming an Expert Outside of Your Wheelhouse
- How to Work with Various Sized Groups
- Change Theory
- The Three P's
- Being a World-Class Flipped Learning Trainer
Candidates for the Program
This program is for teachers who have been promoted to Flipped Learning trainers or instructional coaches. The program is also for those who want to start sharing Flipped Learning with peers in a more structured format. This course is for those who have already been conducting training in Flipped Learning and want to update their skills with the latest Flipped Learning 3.0 insights and global best practices. Finally the program is for highly experienced Flipped Learning trainers who want to validate their skills with the International Flipped Learning Certification.
The beta version has been launched and is currently available to the public for preview at http://flglobal.org/trainercertification/
About the Flipped Learning Global Initiative
The Flipped Learning Global Initiative, (FLGI), was created to support the rapidly expanding adoption of flipped learning all over the world in countries such as China, Taiwan, Spain, UAE, the United Kingdom, Turkey, Italy, Korea, Argentina, Iceland, Sweden, India and the United States. FLGI aims to fill the growing global need for collaboration across borders in three domains: evolving best practices in Flipped Learning, research curation and distribution, and technology selection and implementation.
FLGI launched with 30 mission partners, including MT Groupo in Spain, TES Global in the United Kingdom, IWBNet in Australia and New Zealand, iSchool in China and Taiwan, Udemy, BAM Education Radio Network in the United States, and a cadre of Flipped Learning research experts.
FLGI will serve as a global hub for coordinating, orchestrating and scaling the key elements required to successfully expand Flipped Learning.
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SOURCE Flipped Learning Global Initiative