Flipped Learning in Drama

Flipped learning isn’t such a new idea but it is still an awesome idea. Flipped Learning as a concept is an easy one to understand. Essentially you are taking out the traditional learning element of the lesson and placing it into the homework via a video which you, as the teacher, previously prepared. Then, during the part of the lesson where the learning once took … Continue reading Flipped Learning in Drama

Music and Drama Education Expo 2016

My interview with MTDES

Here is an interview I did with the Musical Theatre and Drama Education Show in 2016. I spoke at the conference on the use of Flipped Learning in creative subjects, especially with Drama and Music. It was a fantastic conference, full of energy, excitement and great ideas. What’s your background and experience in drama teaching? I’ve always wanted to be a drama teacher – ever … Continue reading My interview with MTDES

Screencast-O-Matic

Screencast-O-Matic is an excellent way of creating Flipped Learning videos and it really couldn’t be any easier either. It is really once you load up the webpage, click START RECORDING. It’ll download the programme onto your computer. This is where the only possible negative of the website comes in as, unless you sign up, the download is only temporary and everytime you want to do … Continue reading Screencast-O-Matic

6 reasons to use flipped learning.

For my dissertation last year I looked at using flipped learning as a tool for my class of Year 12 Drama and Theatre Studies students. Flipped learning is a model of teaching that literally flips the normal relationship between the classroom and homework. Traditionally, the learning has been done in the classroom and a part of checking that that learning has taken place is through … Continue reading 6 reasons to use flipped learning.