Some Australian schools flip classroom instruction

11/6/2011 | Sydney Morning Herald (Australia), The

Some classrooms in Australia are flipping the traditional instructional model by requiring students to learn on their own at home using technology and spend class time on hands-on activities and one-on-one instruction. One language teacher said a game-based software program has replaced in-class lectures. "The teacher is acting more as a facilitator, walking around, making sure they know where the students are up to and the students are in fact helping each other out and collaborating," Andrew Jeppesen said.

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