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Tuesday, November 22, 2011

Infographic: The Flipped Classroom

Last week I gave the opening remarks at the NEARC Educators Day event. All I did was ask a lot of questions. The first one was: "What is the flipped classroom?" The first answer I received was frankly wrong. Some of the educators at that event had not run into the hubbub about the Khan Academy and other flipped efforts.

So, for those educators and other others who are still a bit shaky on the idea, I offer this easy to follow infographic from Knewton. I feel strongly the flipped classroom concept is interesting and valuable and worth considering but agree it is not THE solution to all education challenges we currently face.

I am very interested in how this idea is/could be used in geography/GIS education.

Flipped Classroom
Created by Knewton and Column Five Media

1 comment:

  1. The Harvard Education Letter offers a nice "day in the life" article about a few flipped classrooms. http://www.hepg.org/hel/article/517 It's a great follow up to this infographic.

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