Lake Forest, Ill. (June 9, 2015) – To enhance the experience for attendees and make flipped learning resources more accessible for educators across the United States and worldwide, the Flipped Learning Network™ will hold its 8th Annual Flipped Conference (FlipCon 2015) virtually July 14-15 and onsite July 13-15 in East Lansing, Michigan. As the conference continues to grow, it will continue to address K-12 topics and incorporate an increased higher education focus.
Designed for both emerging and established flipped educators, Virtual FlipCon 2015 encompasses 10 featured speaker sessions and 14 concurrent sessions. Virtual attendees will have exclusive access to two virtual-only sessions and two conference keynotes. All of the virtual conference sessions and applicable pre-session work will be available to Virtual FlipCon 2015 attendees through December 2015.
Keynote speakers include Jon Bergmann and Aaron Sams, pioneers of Flipped Learning, and Paul Andersen, 2011 Montana Teacher of the Year and finalist for the 2011 National Teacher of the Year. Andersen is currently taking a two-year sabbatical from Bozeman High School in Montana and serves as vice-chair on the Montana Board of Public Education.
Sessions cover topics applicable to educators with a range of experience in flipping their classroom, including:
- New to Flipped Learning
- Tools & Skills of the Trade
- Beyond the Flipped Classroom
- Leadership, Professional Development, Workplace Training
- Flipped in Higher Education and Teacher Education
- Research on Flipped Learning
Registration fees for Virtual FlipCon 2015 vary, and generous group rates are available. Members of the media are invited to attend the virtual or onsite events at no cost. For information and to register for the event, visit www.flippedlearning.org/flipcon15.
About Flipped Learning Network
The mission of the Flipped Learning Network™ (FLN) is to provide educators with the knowledge, skills and resources to successfully implement Flipped Learning. The goals of FLN are to 1) Serve as the hub connecting educators engaged in Flipped Learning; 2) Facilitate and collaborate on research relevant to Flipped Learning; and 3) Provide access to professional learning opportunities on Flipped Learning. To learn more, visit www.flippedlearning.org.