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What the flip?

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Everywhere I look I'm seeing 'Flip teaching' or 'Flipped classroom'. There's a lot of hype about this 'flipping' idea and it's getting me flipping irritated. What does flipping actually involve? Even Aaron Sams, a highly visible proponent of the flipped movement admits that the term is ambiguous. An article entitled 'University just flipped'. Another objection to the flipped classroom is the digital divide.

The 100 Worst Ed-Tech Debacles of the Decade

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The implication, according to one NYT article : “the digital gap between rich and poor kids is not what we expected.” The real digital divide, this article contends, is not that affluent children have access to better and faster technologies. (Um, Online Grade Portals.