Chances are, you’ve heard of the flipped classroom. In fact, you could be tired of hearing about it by now or dismiss it as a fad. “What’s the big deal?” you might ask. After all, pre-teaching has been around since the 1990s, and video and its related formats have been used in the classroom since the 1950s.
Is all the hype warranted? Is flipped learning really making a difference in the lives of real students in real schools? The flipped classroom is not the answer. Instead, flipped learning is a gateway that leads toward some of the most powerful — but often the most difficult to implement — learning and teaching strategies out there.What flipped learning is — and isn’t