I was honored for my classroom at Sacred Heart Cathedral Preparatory to be featured in a video by Techsmith last Fall. Not only do I use many of their products, I am constantly inspired by their desire to feature teacher innovation and pedagogy rather than solely emphasis technology. Moreover, prior to agreeing to being filmed, I emphasized my issues with front loading video (as seen in a traditional “flipped classroom” model), and agreed to participate only if the emphasis was placed on the inquiry process, and the use videos to facilitate student problem solving rather that prepare for it. Additionally, I asked that the word “flip” not be used in the video at all. I feel that the word embodies too many misconceptions and does not accurately describe what is happening in my classroom. Video is a technique, not a pedagogy, and I was honored to participate in a project that, in my opinion, captured that idea. Below is video:
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