Video of the Week: The Flipped Classroom

Educator Aaron Sams of Woodland Park, Colorado discusses why he "flipped" his science class instruction and how his students spend their class time - now that he's no longer lecturing.
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Educator Aaron Sams of Woodland Park, Colorado discusses why he "flipped" his science class instruction and how his students spend their class time - now that he's no longer lecturing. Sams and his colleague Jonathan Bergmann have written the book Flip Your Classroom: Reach Every Student in Every Class Every Day, which is due for release in July.

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