Five Things You Might Not Know About a “Flipped Classroom”
In a “flipped classroom,” teachers record the lectures they’d normally give in class and students watch them at home. Then, students use time in class for activities—what in traditional classrooms is called “homework”—and to get one-on-one help from a teacher. The goal is to make better use of classroom time for dynamic, hands-on experiences. There’s been a lot written about flipping classrooms, but here are a few points that sometimes fly under the radar.
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Why the Sprout Fund is encouraging educators to share their best recipes for learning.
Can Special Education Students Benefit From Flipped Classrooms?
How special education experts are using new technologies and innovative instructional models like the flipped classroom to help their students succeed.
How the Flipped Classroom Helps Students Take Charge of Their Own Learning, a Q&A with Aaron Sams
We talk with one of the authors of the flipped classroom about how the model has evolved over time and why we still need brick and mortar schools in the digital age.