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October 10th, 2013
Internet barriers won’t hinder flipped learning
New video series says flipping the classroom is possible even without home internet access
In a new YouTube video series, one technology expert is flipping ed-tech professional development for educators by showing them how to flip their own classrooms even when students do not have home internet access.
Flipped learning, a popular teaching technique used in many schools, occurs when direct instruction is moved from the group teaching space to the individual learning environment. Class time is used for higher-order, active problem solving by students in one-to-one or small group interactions with the teacher.
So far, however, flipped learning has relied on students’ at-home internet access, which determines their ability to watch videos recommended, or created, by teachers.
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