Flipping Classrooms on a 21st Century Network

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Thursday March 14, 2013
2 pm EST / 11 am PST
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Flipped classrooms are gaining in popularity as teachers want greater student engagement, teaching flexibility and improved learning outcomes. By having students view lectures outside of class, educators free up face-to-face class time for collaborative exercises, group discussions and one-on-one guidance while creating personalized learning environments.

To achieve a district filled with such classrooms requires three things: technology leadership, teacher commitment, and a 21st century Wi-Fi network.

Join Charles Thacker, Director of Technology, and Linda Gutierrez from Farmington Municipal Schools to learn how they created and used flipped classrooms to enable fair access to learning resources in a 1:1 computing environment with more than 10,000 students with diverse learning styles and needs. And how having the right kind of network made it possible.

You will learn:
• How Farmington uses flipped classrooms to engage every student and let them guide their own learning.
• How Farmington selected a wireless network to support digital curriculum delivery.
• How a reliable, scalable and flexible Wi-Fi network supports uninterrupted, 21st century learning.
Linda Gutierrez
6th grade Math Teacher, Heights Middle School, Farmington Municipal Schools, Farmington, NM
Charles Thacker
Director of Technology for Farmington Municipal Schools, Farmington, NM
Also Presenting:
Lise Mills, K-12 Education Solutions, Meru Networks
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