New education platform from TED could help power ‘flipped learning’

TED, a nonprofit organization devoted to spreading big ideas through a series of conferences and a free video platform, has continued its expansion into education by launching a…

Why Khan Academy is so popular—and why teachers shouldn’t feel threatened

Sal Khan wants to reassure teachers that his free Khan Academy service isn’t out to take their jobs—nor is it a statement about a teacher’s ability to deliver…

Flipped learning: A response to five common criticisms

Flipped learning has created quite a stir. Some argue that this teaching method will completely transform education, while others say it is simply an opportunity for boring lectures…

A first-hand look inside a flipped classroom

There have been many school reform trends over the past few years: student response systems, video games for math, mobile phones for learning—but none have completely transformed the…