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What I Learned From Flipping Meetings

December 18, 2015
As a teacher, I always held myself to the standard of answering the question, “Would I want my child in my classroom?” But students aren’t the only ones learning during the school day. Now that I’m an administrator, I am responsible for managing my department, which includes modeling new technology and explaining resources during our team meetings. I started asking myself, “Would I want to be in my department meeting?” Everyone talks about the “flipped classroom,” but I have started flipping portions of my department meetings. I flip the portion that would be considered “lecture style.” The...