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Author: Dr. Patrick A. Leytham

Understanding the flipped classroom and how it can apply to your current teaching situation will greatly impact your effectiveness as a K-12 educator.

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By the end of this module, students will:

  • Learn about the various types of blended learning environments.
  • Begin to qualify for their "Flipped Classroom Certification".
  • Understand the difference between a "flipped classroom" and "flipped learning".

Blended Learning Environments

Dr. Rich discusses the various blended learning environments and the student benefits she has observed. After viewing the video, be sure to answer the associated question on the right-hand side of this webpage.

Source: Roblyer (2016)

Flipped Classroom Certification

Source: Sophia Learning LLC (2015)

Flipped Learning

Source: SchoolWires Inc. (2015)