The Definition: The flipped classroom inverts traditional teaching methods, delivering instruction online outside of class and moving “homework” into the classroom.
Increasingly common in the last few years and made more popular by Khan Academy, the flipped classroom concept is a perfect match for the SMRT curriculum. ESL students in particular can benefit from watching grammar lectures before school starts and having extra class time for active learning and skill building.
Want more information? Try the Teacher’s Guide to Flipped Classrooms by Edudemic. This technology education blog has compiled a comprehensive list of flipped class resources with teacher support, examples and videos.