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I’m the Principal at Clintondale High School – a financially disadvantaged high school located outside of Detroit. Our school has been in debt for the past decade, and during the recession our area suffered immensely. 74 percent of our 570 students qualify for the free or reduced lunch program, 38 percent receive special education services and 70 percent are a racial minority.
A little over a year ago I wrote a post about the flipped classroom, why I loved it, and how I used it. I have to admit, the flip wasn’t the same economic and political entity then that it is now.
Have you “flipped” yet? My colleagues have this week; it’s PSSA week in Pennsylvania (PSSAs are standardized tests.). That’s not the flipped I meant, however.
Photo: Document with Red Line by Dukeii (Editor's Note: The conversation and interest in the flipped class continues . . .
In 2004, a former hedge fund analyst began recording and posting videos of himself explaining some math techniques.
Due to Khan Academy’s popularity, the idea of the flipped classroom has gained press and credibility within education circles.