Better flipped homework
A fantastically unique way to introduce new topics in a flipped learning style and recap a topic in detail. It helps my classes gain a better understanding of the Chemistry content.
New integration between Firefly and RM Unify enables teachers to create better Flipped Homework tasks for their students by drawing on the full range of available cloud learning resources.
If you subscribe to Firefly, new integration between Firefly and RM Unify will enable you to create richer flipped homework tasks for students using a blend of your cloud learning resources.
RM Books brings the textbook alive! I can to draw attention to important ideas, pose questions to the pupils, overlay stimulating videos, podcasts, images, links and quizzes to the pages. I can then push out these ideas and tasks through Firefly.
RM Books ebook system acts as the spine of the flipped homework activity, based around a quality etextbook.
For example, use Book Notes overlay annotation tools to personalise the etext and embed your own links to:
RM Unify identity management system sits in the background providing all the single-sign-on between all these different cloud learning resources.
Teachers and students can forget about remembering and entering separate passwords and usernames. Instead teachers can concentrate on how to get the best educational value by seamlessly blending these resources.
Students just click the url to the ebook their teacher has allocated from their Firefly task, then follow links in the ebook to jump to other helpful resources.
Using an annotated ebook as a spine for homework set via Firefly - linking to quality related reading in Britannica and The Day etc - creates exciting opportunities to improve the quality of flipped homework.
(a) Choose your source material
(b) Add your own Book Notes overlays
Open your book page and choose the overlays tool from the toolbar, then create your overlays.
(c) Allocate the ebook to your students
Once you've finished creating your flipped homework activity, allocate the ebook and your Book Notes to your class.
RM Unify Premium is required to manage single-sign-on and you need to make a small change within your Firefly Control Panel. Here are the 4 steps:
You'll need to order RM Unify if you don't yet have it.
RM Unify can provision users from your school network Active Directory (AD), or directly from your Management Information System (MIS), including independent school specialist MIS providers iSAMs and WCBS.
Or, it can take users from your AD and top-up with additional information from your MIS.
For Azure AD / Office 365:
All this is explained in Firefly help: Integrating with Office 365
For Google Apps:
Notes on the end-user experience for Google:
For more information, see Firefly help: Integrating with Google Apps
From your RM Unify App Library, add the tiles for Office 365 or Google, Firefly, RM Books and any other cloud learning resources you'd like to use.
If you're currently using RM Books standalone and not through RM Unify, you can "brownfield" migrate your RM Books account into RM Unify.
Shows you how to:
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