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    So that we're all on the same page, here is my very simplistic view of some of the types of classrooms: 
     
    Traditional Math Classroom:  Teacher gives lectures and/or plans learning activities.  Students take notes and ask questions.  Students generally practice new skill for homework.  For the most part, all students in the room are doing this same thing on the same day.
     
    Flipped Classroom:  Students watch videos of lessons (usually under 10 minutes) and take notes for homework.  Practice of the new skill happens in the classroom where the teacher can help with misunderstandings as they arise.  This definitely helps when parents find it difficult to help their student.  Videos can be watched repeatedly or paused.  Still, most students are doing the same things on the same day - all students watch the same video the same night and all students complete the same classwork.  Bonus - parents may find the videos helpful.  This is also great when students are absent!
     
     
    Flipped Classroom

    Created by Knewton

     
    Self-Paced Blended Learning:   For my class, this will look much like the flipped classroom, except the students work at their own pace.  The idea here is that students can get ahead, but they may not get behind.  Students struggling with content will work in small groups with the teacher while other students continue working (either on the lesson or enrichment activity).  There will be times we will do whole-group class activities, but once fully implemented, whole-class activities will be the exception rather than the norm.