As mentioned in the Jewish Futures Conference the JFNA General Assembly, a recent #JEDchat on Twitter focused on flipping classrooms, inspired (in part) by the work of the Khan Academy (http://www.khanacademy.org) Have you tried flipping your classroom? What do you think of the idea? What might be the impacts for Jewish learning, connecting the classroom with the home?
AVI CHAI Foundation blog post on the first #JEDchat
Archive of the Twitter chats: http://jedchat.wikispaces.com/JEDCHAT+Archives
Background on flipping classrooms:
Some Jewish educators doing it:
Rabbi Meir Wexler
On Twitter: @RabbiWex
Khan Academy TED Talk
Another fascinating article- why Khan is like Andrew Carnegie -- in Time : http://ti.me/sw6Ro2
This teacher did a ton of research on flipped classrooms, and she links to a bunch of resources and articles: http://www.coetail.asia/marypkfish/2011/12/15/flipping-out/
Another resource on flipped classrooms: http://usergeneratededucation.wordpress.com/2011/06/13/the-flipped-...