Flipped vs. traditional teaching (sketchnote)

I’m always asked about the difference between flipped learning and a traditional teaching approach. What a perfect excuse to continue practicing my drawing skills and design a sketchnote! So here’s my latest sketchnote.

I made it with the intention to be used in a face-to-face setting (some day) and so that it can be explained by flipping the page. For digital use, I have uploaded each part separately as well.

Complete sketchnote:

Traditional class sketchnote

Flipped class sketchnote

Note: this sketchnote is created for free use. If you would like to use it, please contact me and I will share a good quality image or pdf with you. I’d also love to know if you find it useful. Comments are deeply appreciated!

16 thoughts on “Flipped vs. traditional teaching (sketchnote)”

  1. This is a GREAT visual. I would love a copy to use with my First Year (Freshmen) Writing course to help them get the concept better.

  2. Just found your blog and thank you for sharing your experiences. Was hoping you could forward me a copy of your sketchnote if possible? Please and thank you so much!

  3. Catalina Puentes

    Hi Martha! I´m preparing a workshop about flipped learning and would like to use the sketch you made please.

  4. I simply admire your work. I have attended so many courses looking for a fresh start to create amazing classes and finally I can connect to a total new concept( at least for me). The content that you have created has definitely impacted me and most important, it gave me the motivation to fight the frustration that constantly comes from traditional teaching. I want to express how thankful I am because you are taking the time to share your hard work with the world.

    1. Dear Gloria, thank you for taking the time to write this comment and share the impact of my work in your practice. I am grateful to read what I share is useful and even more grateful for all your kind words! Thank you!

  5. Margret Sturlaugsdottir

    I would love a copy to use both for my students and for my thesis on project delivery in flipped classroom

  6. I’ve been looking at a lot of material on “flipped learning” or “flipped classroom.” Your sketchnotes elegantly take what can be a complex concept (to a “newbie” to the topic like me!) and simplify it but without sacrificing any of the essentials. A print-to-pdf of this page is going in my library!

    — Russ Schwartz, EdD

  7. Martha,
    The sketchbook images are great! I would love to use them in a presentation to faculty about teaching tips. It really communicates the concepts.

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