Monday, April 25, 2011

Video: Teacher 'Flips' Classroom Methods

In this clip, a teacher shows how he flipped traditional teaching methods.  Instead of introducing science concepts and lecturing in class, he does it all by video, which kids watch at home.  In class, they do what is normally saved for homework and extra practice:  apply what they learned at home.

It's called a "flipped" classroom, and he says it's been successful for his students.  What do you think?


  1. This is a great example of a flipped classroom! There are other things to consider when flipping a classroom. I talk about them here in my blog post last week:

  2. Thanks for the insight! It's a pretty interesting method. I'm not sure it would be something I would want to do everyday, but there are some good principle there when it comes to applying knowledge in class.