Last week I blogged about one of the hottest topics in education today: the flipped classroom. I reviewed two articles on this topic (and there are a multitude of them out there!), and then shared a few points about a not-so-new approach to instruction. This Fall semester one of our own faculty, Dr. George Peters, has gone one step further–he is trying out this approach in one of his Math courses.
Last summer he and his student assistant were busy creating videos. The latest one below, as uploaded to YouTube, is one of several that he uses along with others created by the likes of Khan Academy:
“Flipped Fridays,” as he calls it, combines the traditional lecture with traditional homework, completing both at home and in class: Read the rest of this entry »