Educator – Evangelist – Change Agent
Jon Bergmann is one of the pioneers of the Flipped Class Movement. Jon is leading the worldwide adoption of flipped learning by working with governments, schools, corporations, and education non-profits. Jon is coordinating or guiding flipped learning initiatives around the globe including China, Taiwan, Korea, Australia, Singapore, Thailand, the Middle East, Iceland, Sweden, Norway, the United Kingdom, Italy, Spain, Mexico, Canada, South America, and the United States.
Jon is the author of seven books including the bestselling book: Flip Your Classroom which has been translated into 10 languages. He is the founder of the global FlipCon conferences which are dynamic engaging events which inspire educators to transform their practice through flipped learning.
He spent 24 years as a middle and high school science teacher before becoming the lead technology facilitator for a school district in the Chicago suburbs. Jon is a master storyteller, captivating audiences around the globe. He has a knack for taking complex things and simplifying them through story and humor. Jon hosts a radio show, The Flip Side which is currently getting about 30,000 downloads a month. He also has a popular YouTube Channel with over three million views.
In 2002, Jon received the Presidential Award for Excellence for Math and Science Teaching; and in 2010, he was named Semi-Finalist for ColoradoTeacher of the Year. He serves on the advisory board for TED-Education. In 2013, was named one of Tech & Learning’s 10 Most Influential People of the Year, and was also a finalist for the Brock International Prize for Education and winner for the 2013 Bammy Award presented by the Academy of Education Arts and Sciences.Jon is one of the pioneers of the Flipped Class Movement. He spent 24 years as a middle and high school science teacher before becoming the lead technology facilitator for a school district in the Chicago suburbs. Today Jon is dedicated to writing, speaking and otherwise evangelizing the flipped classroom concept. Jon co-founded the Flipped Learning Network, a non-profit organization which provides resources and research about flipped learning.
He co-wrote seven books with Aaron Sams:
- Flip Your Classroom: Reach Every Student in Every Class Every Day
- Flipped Learning: Gateway to Student Engagement
- Flipped Learning for Science Instruction
- Flipped Learning for Math Instruction.
- Flipped Learning for English Language InstructionFlipped Learning for Social Science Instruction
- Flipped Learning for Elementary Education.