Behind the Headline: New TED-Ed Site Turns YouTube Videos into ‘Flipped’ Lessons

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New TED-Ed Site Turns YouTube Videos into ‘Flipped’ Lessons
Chronicle of Higher Education| 4/25/12

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The Flipped Classroom
Education Next | Winter 2012

A new website unveiled by TED helps professors create “flipped classrooms” involving educational YouTube videos and interactive lessons. The website, which is both a portal for finding education videos and a tool for flipping them, is the second phase of an education effort called TED-Ed. In the Winter 2012 issue of EdNext, Bill Tucker discussed the merits of flipped instruction, which reorganizes teaching time so that students work through problems with material in class and view recorded lectures on the lesson material at home.

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