Flipping the Classroom

This week in my Foundations of American Education Classroom we are looking at Khan Academy and TED-Ed lessons.  The basic idea behind both of those websites is the idea of the Flipped Classroom.  The infographic below details what I mean by a “flipped classroom”.  What I like about the concept is that it takes the passivity out of the classroom.  Any lecture can be recorded and viewed on a number of devices (that a student should have access to) outside of the classroom, thus opening up class time for interactions with each other (student-teacher and student-student interactions).  It is exciting to think about. Flipped Classroom

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