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Flipped Learning Supports Creative Thinking

Flipped Learning Supports Creative Thinking

Can a flipped learning environment work in your classroom?

Many classrooms across the country are turning on to flipped learning, and it seems to be working for students. Saint Paul’s School for Girls in Maryland hosted an open house inviting families and community members to observe two algebra classes.

Flipped learning occurs when lectures are outside the normal class times such as online, via video, PowerPoint or other electronic  mediums. This format allows students to rewind or fast forward through concepts. The student has control of learning the content as his/her own pace. These alternative lecture delivery modes produce more critical and creative thinking in the classroom. Students then come to class prepared to learn or work in groups over materials covered online.

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