We have created this website to share our experiences with flipping and fortifying using videos and interactive projects created with an app called Explain Everything. This is just one example of a new type of app that can be used to support students and educators in creating exploration activities and videos/animations to explain concepts to themselves and others.
Sharing Strategies for Flipping and Fortifying Your Lessons - Aug 2016
Sharing Strategies for
Flipping and Fortifying Your
LTAT 2016 – UVic– August 31, 2016 (11:15 AM - 12:15 PM
Flipping lessons by augmenting preparatory resources with
video content can be helpful to students if they are willing and able to engage
with the new resources. The strategy of fortifying lessons by bringing elements
of these video resources into class to support discussions and activities can
improve the effect. In this workshop, I will share some strategies for flipping
and fortifying lessons with video content that we have curated and/or created.
Participants will be invited to share their experiences in flipping and
fortifying and their strategies for encouraging useful student engagement and
Makes a Good Video?
Why Use Video?
§Opportunity to capture and
share good explanations
§Meet individual student
review as often as needed
§Reach beyond your students
§Free: Youtube, Vimeo,
What Makes a Good Video?
§Multimedia principles (see explainingunderstanding.com)
§Efficient (succinct, efficient,…)
§Clear, comprehensive and
§Create your own (low PV, PS process, answer on-topic questions)