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What softwares or applications would you recommend to support flipped learning?

I'm an A level student in Kolej Tuanku Ja'afar and I've been working on introducing the flipped learning to my school through assembly presentations on MOOCs(Massive Open Online Courses) and Khan Academy to give the whole school a hint on the flipped learning, then I started blogging, and even shared my story in an audition for TEDxKL 2013. Here are the relevant links:
blog: http://faizulzuraimi.blogspot.com/2013/05/an-open-letter-to-teachers-my-name-is.html
TEDxKL 2013 audition: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=gPPfL1fP0Sg

It's almost been a year since I started this initiative, and I finally have the opportunity the present this exciting learning pedagogy to my school. However, for this to be more effective, I'll need your recommendations for softwares that we can use to implement this, besides Khan Academy. (since my school is doing CIE A level module, and most students prefer materials that are within the syllabus)

Looking forward to some great ideas!

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  • Jan 18 2014: I'm concerned I won't have time to contact the stakeholders in time to report their viws. Is there some way we can extend this exchange (conversation) beyond its current 3.7 days, please?

    Bruce
  • Jan 17 2014: You should try bulb! It's a free app for flipping your classroom and creating digital portfolios. It's really simple and elegant. You can check it out at http://www.hellobulb.com/.
  • Jan 14 2014: I want to encourage you in this discussion Faisal, however my focus is on employees losing their jobs for whatever reason. That's all adult employees worldwide but there is a current example requiring an even narrower focus to my thinking.

    Here in Australia two large companies making cars have each notified their workforce they will be leaving Australia in a few short years. Both those companies involved -- Ford and Holden (General Motors) -- are committed to helping their employees transition into other employment. At the same time, the federal and relevant state governments have already offered their support, both financial and otherwise.

    In that scenario, with all the support being offered, there is no certainty any of them will find themselves happily moving into alternative employment.

    Given a concerted effort, that picture might change. How? We could orchestrate teams of people able to help each individual worker. Working in flexible groups cobbled together on a case by case basis, the people being targeted can each finish up working in a way where they can say, "It's great! I never knew life could be like this!"

    Then the package that works for these motor industry workers could become a computerised program. The intent is to take what works and develop a program expressing all of it. It will have a big number of alternatives. Part is to query and counsel each user, part is to accession all of the skills they have including ones from their hobbies and interests. Part is to unearth their passions as Sir Ken Robinson has proposed.

    Then this "for certain workers" program can be extrapolated to suit all employees worldwide. Simple.

    No it's not but it is a way to produce a hybrid program that could do it.

    Plainly any software applications this discussion stirs up can be adaptable to adults anywhere in the world. Don't you think?

    Not that software answers everything.

    Bruce McCubbery
    • Jan 15 2014: Bruce,

      I would be interested in how successful this effort in Australia is. Most of the retraining efforts in the US have been failures by the numbers.
      • Jan 16 2014: Hi Wayne,

        Early days here in Oz. I'll contact the relevant unions and government agencies for the facts and get back to everyone. You appreciate this might go nowhere but you never know, the world might think it is a good time to start assisting the people being affected..

        Good luck to us all!

        Bruce
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    Jan 13 2014: TED-ED!

    They have a way of flipping any video that's on Youtube. Watch the Talk by TED-ED director Logan Smalley. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=efqGOyDtw74

    Oh and it's http://ed.ted.com/
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      Jan 18 2014: Hi Mr.Jimmy,

      I agree with you that TED-ed is a good platform for flipping the class, especially when students are interested in exploring some new ideas and knowledge. In Salman Khan's talk, he showed a dashboard where he had a statistic on student's progress- using the different colours of bars as to indicate if the student is struggling on a particular concept or not, so that teachers are equipped with datas that can help them to take actions more productively. Besides Khan Academy, I was wondering if there's any similar software that does the same