Explore Flipped Learning with HyperDrawings

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Session Description

HyperDrawings, a term coined by Joli Boucher, combines hyperdocs with Drive-hosted, video-embedded Google Drawings to scaffold student learning for flipped learning.

Bring your Chrome browser friendly device as we delve into Drawings.


  1. Activity: What Do You Know?
    • What are HyperDocs?
    • What are HyperDrawings?
  2. Tips on Making Your Own HyperDrawing
  3. Make Your Own
  4. Share Your Creation
  5. Celebrate Your Creations Together!
  6. More Resources

1a- What ARE Hyperdocs?

1b- What are HyperDrawings?

2- HyperDrawing Making Tips

Some practical tips from Jolie for making a hyperdrawing appear below:

  • Add the directions and assignments in the blank space next to the canvas.
  • Add Bitmoji stickers and clipart by dragging them into the blank space next to the canvas
  • After inserting a video in Google Slides, you can edit the start and stop times for both Drive and YouTube videos. Then, copy the video from Slides into Google Drawing

3- Make Your Own

Note: Use template linked below to create your own hyperdoc OR hyperdrawing around a topic.

4- Share Your Creation

Ready to share your hyperdrawing creation? Drop the "anyone with a link" link to your hyperdrawing in this TCEA Idea Space Padlet.

Note: To get the Hyperdrawing to show a preview, you will need to add link to the Google Drawing as an attachment

5- Celebrate HyperDocs/Drawings

Take a moment to share a few thoughts about your favorite hyperdoc/hyperdrawing that your classmates created or you found online.

Share your thoughts via this Flipgrid. Be sure to reference the hyperdrawing in the Padlet by name. Use your laptop/Chromebook or iOS/Android tablet (Enter this Code: dbb61c on the Flipgrid mobile app)

More Resources

According to the recent K-12 edition of the New Media Consortium Horizon Report 2015 (Johnson, Adams Becker, Estrada & Freeman, 2015), the flipped classroom is foreseen as one of the most prominent educational strategies in this triennium to transform students from "spoon-fed," passive learners into self-directed, active learners. (Source)

Looking for stuff relevant to blended and/or flipped learning approaches? Check out these resources:

Five Online News Sources

  1. Dogo News – Dogo (which means young or small in Swahili) News provides serves as a leading source of news and information for current events, news and non-fictional content for Common Core ELA, Science and Social Studies. You may also want to visit companion Dogo sites focusing on books, movies, as well as one for teachers.
  2. Newsela – Current event articles covering many subjects, each written at five different Lexile levels so all students can read the same material at an appropriate level.
  3. Newseum – The goal of this source is to promote, explain and defend free expression. Special attention is given to the five freedoms of the First Amendment, including religion, speech, press, assembly and petition.
  4. Science News for Students – This site publishes stories about recent research and current events across the full breadth of STEM fields. We offer several types of articles, blog posts and weekly features. Each article is associated with additional content that can aid the classroom. Stories are grouped into topics, such as “space,” “life & evolution” or “math & technology.
  5. Tween Tribune – Over 200,000 registered teachers are using free Smithsonian teacher tools in their classrooms. The site provides access to Daily AP news articles and self-scoring quizzes (both Lexile leveled for K-12), critical thinking questions, student commenting, Spanish AP articles, weekly lesson plans, weekly videos, and weekend “Monday Morning Ready” newsletter as prep for the week ahead.