Strategies For Using Upside Down Academy In Your Classroom
At it's heart Upside Down Academy is about having students help each other.
Upside Down Academy was built to make it easier for students to work together and teach each other, lessening the load on the teacher, fostering a more collaborative and supportive environment, and giving students more responsibility over their own education.
Here are some tips and tricks for using Upside Down Academy in your classroom.
Quick Start Guide
Here is a simple guide to using Upside Down Academy in your classroom.
Set The Stage Early
Giving students some tips about how to think about teaching can be helpful.
Keep It Simple
Simple lessons can be very effective and don't take as much time and effort.
Create Lessons Frequently
Practice makes perfect. Having students create more than one lesson can be very beneficial.
Give The Lessons Specific Purpose
Giving the students a sense of purpose in creating their lessons can benefit their motivation.
Individuals vs. Groups Creating Lessons
There are benefits to having students create lessons as a group or as individuals.
If you have any other strategies, please let us know!