Flipcharts are great tools for encouraging learners to move around the classroom and to share and reflect on their ideas. In this video tutorial, you will learn a variety of methods used by learning expert Karl Kapp for leveraging flipcharts to promote interactive learning. The techniques for using flipcharts effectively in both academic classrooms and corporate training workshops will make your instruction more engaging and the learning more meaningful.
- Flip charts are valuable tools for engagement…because they can be placed throughout a room…to encourage sharing of ideas, thinking out loud,…and visualization of concepts.…They provide more portability than a blackboard…or a whiteboard, and can be covered…by another piece of flip chart paper…for a big reveal if you've prepared…some flip chart pages in advance.…One method for using flip charts is to write…four or more related questions on a number of flip charts,…and place them around the room.…
The learners are divided into groups,…and each group is given a different colored marker,…then each group is assigned to start…at a particular flip chart.…They then have three to five minutes…to write an answer or response on the flip chart.…Then the groups rotate and add additional information…or ideas to the next flip chart they encounter…on the rotation.…This might include clarifying a point…made by another group, or adding details to an answer.…When the first group returns to their original flip chart,…the exercise is over, and each group…
- Understanding the value of engaged learners
- Using index cards and flip charts
- Role playing
- Asking learners to give presentations
- Using blogs, wikis, and other collaborative tools