Keilir - Atlantic Center of Excellence hosts an international conference and workshop on flipped learning 14 & 15 April 2015 in Iceland.
Keynote speakers at the conference were Jonathan Bergmann and Aaron Sams, pioneers of of the flipped class movement and authors of the best selling book "Flip Your Classroom: Reach Every Student in Every Class Every Day”. Following the conference, participants attended hands-on workshops focusing on how they are able to use flipped learning methods in preparing and teaching courses, as well as learn from peers about useful tools and methods.
The objective of the conference was to give an insight into how teachers and school administrators can implement flipped learning in schools or individual courses on all school levels.
Location and Contact Information
The conference was held at Keilir - Atlantic Center of Excellence in Reykjanesbær Iceland, next to the International Airport, only 30 minutes from Reykjavik and 15 minutes from the Blue Lagoon.
Workshop with Jonathan and Aaron on 15 April 2015
Following the conference, Keilir hosted a special workshop with limited attendance for school administrators and teachers, in which participants got the opportunity to work more closely with Jonathan Bergmann and Aaron Sams. Here you’ll learn from and hear first hand experience from the pioneers of the flipped class movement about the challenges and pitfalls of flipped classroom, as well as the possibilities and implementation strategies.
Jonathan Bergmann and Aaron Sams explain the idea of flipped classroom: www.youtube.com/watch?v=bwvXFlLQClU