Flipping the Art Room

Flipping the Art Room

Imagine an art classroom where you don’t have to repeat yourself, where students can learn at an individualized pace, and where classroom management is addressed without interrupting learning. Sound too good to be true? Not anymore! All of this, and more, can be yours with a groundbreaking instructional method called Flipped Teaching.

Throughout this course, you’ll learn practical ways to
“flip” your art room by creating instructional videos students can watch at home or during class. Whether you flip a whole course, one complicated lesson, or use this concept simply for sub plans, flipped teaching will help promote autonomy, differentiate instruction, and allow you to spend class time doing what you do best: teaching!

Graduate Credits
Contact Hours Total
Graduate Credits / PD Hours 2 Graduate Credits / 90 PD Hours
Price Non-Graduate Credit $298.00 / Graduate Credit $598.00
Sun Mon
Apr 1 Apr 30
Upcoming Course Run Dates
Apr 1 Apr 30
May 1 May 31
Jun 1 Jun 30
Jul 1 Jul 31
Aug 1 Aug 31
Only 9 days remaining to enroll in this course.
Course Code
EDUC500 AOE023
Morningside College
Higher Learning Commission


  • Plan and prepare to flip a unit or lesson that you’re currently teaching.
  • Successfully record video tutorials and create handouts to assist in your instructional delivery.
  • Develop an engaging online platform for student viewing.
  • Create powerful assessments to accompany your flipped unit or lessons.
  • Empower your students to use technology as an effective learning tool.

Course Breakdown

Week 1
Why Flipped Teaching?
  1. Research the idea of Flipped Teaching and learn how it’s changing education.
  2. Discuss and give examples of how you’re already using one of these methods in your art room.
  3. Learn about pre-assessments and interest inventories and how they can be used in the art room.
Week 2
Planning to Flip
  1. Learn about the KUD process (Know, Understand and Do) to prepare your flipped lessons.
  2. Create an outline to plan your own flipped unit.
  3. Put together support materials to assist your students in completing your flipped lessons.
Week 3
3, 2, 1…Action!
  1. View detailed tutorials on a variety of ways to videotape and put together flipped lessons.
  2. Film your flipped lessons and upload them.
  3. Create an incentive system to keep your differentiated art room on track.
Week 4
Planning for the Future
  1. Research existing resources to supplement your original flipped lessons.
  2. Curate a Pinterest board to house these resources.  
  3. Discuss your next steps and create an action plan to continue with flipping.

The Flipped Art Room

A sample assignment from Week 1 of the class “Flipping the Art Room.”

1. Research

View five different case studies that feature experienced art teachers who are all using the flipped model in different ways.

2. Discussion

Talk about new insights you’ve learned from this research and decide which flipping model seems like a logical fit for your classroom.

3. Practical, Hands-On Application

Create a quick, 30-second video as an exercise to get comfortable in front of the camera. Instruct on something simple to get you loosened up, such as “How to Sharpen a Pencil.”
Sara S.
"I introduced a flipped lesson in class today and feel this class prepared me to make that successful. What I learned will directly make me a better teacher, so I feel the time and money was well-spent. I also appreciate that the cost per credit hour is much cheaper than state schools in my area."
Elizabeth T.
"This class went beyond my expectations and really inspired me. This course provided me with a wealth of practical relevant resources and a very supportive positive learning environment."
Terry C.
"I would like to see the K-5 Art Specialsits in our district, all 10 of us, take this course together. I believe that Flipping is a great teaching tool. It is such a good fit for teaching art. I would recommend this class to K-12 Art Specialists interested in learning how to Flip. AOE, you have really created an excellent course!"

What do past course participants think?

Hundreds of art teachers have taken the course “Flipping the Art Room”. Here’s what they actually think — without cherry-picking.
(12 month rolling average from all post-course survey respondents – Updated 6/1/17)







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