Flipped classroom

What is flipped classroom? The flipped classroom inverts traditional teaching methods, delivering instruction online outside of class and moving “homework” into the classroom. According to Educause (2012), the flipped classroom is a pedagogical model in which the typical lecture and homework elements of a course are reversed. During the term is widely used to describe almost any class structure that provides prerecorded teacher followed by in-class exercises. Devoting class time to application of concepts might give children a better opportunity to detect errors in thinking, The flipped model puts more of the responsibility for learning on the shoulders of students while giving them greater impetus to experiment. Through Mrs Frintzilas’s  blog, I can found that advantage and disadvantage of flipped classroom.

Reference:

Educause, (2012). Things you should know about Flipped classrooms. Retrieved on 25 May, 2013 from http://net.educause.edu/ir/library/pdf/eli7081.pdf

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