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*** Earn your best scores on the August SAT & September ACT! *** Make your summer great by building a powerful foundation for test success. This special SAT/ACT Flipped Class is perfect for highly motivated students looking to learn the powerful strategies and content needed for their best test scores on the SAT & ACT. In a flipped classroom, students watch all the lectures in advance to maximize the impact of class sessions with an expert instructor. How will the flipped classroom help you learn more faster and score higher? Review lessons in advance to make the best use of teacher time Review lessons after instruction to lock in learning Review lessons over and over to harness spaced repetition Review lessons when learning begins to fade over time Review lessons before practice tests to refresh test content and strategies   Students in our SAT/ACT Online Flipped Class will watch selected…

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*** Earn your best scores on the August SAT & September ACT! *** Make your summer great by building a powerful foundation for test success. This special SAT/ACT Flipped Class is perfect for highly motivated students looking to learn the powerful strategies and content needed for their best test scores on the SAT & ACT. In a flipped classroom, students watch all the lectures in advance to maximize the impact of class sessions with an expert instructor. How will the flipped classroom help you learn more faster and score higher? Review lessons in advance to make the best use of teacher time Review lessons after instruction to lock in learning Review lessons over and over to harness spaced repetition Review lessons when learning begins to fade over time Review lessons before practice tests to refresh test content and strategies   Students in our SAT/ACT Online Flipped Class will watch selected…

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*** Earn your best scores on the August SAT & September ACT! *** Start your summer strong by building a powerful foundation for test success. This special SAT/ACT Flipped Class is perfect for highly motivated students looking to learn the powerful strategies and content needed for their best test scores on the SAT & ACT. In a flipped classroom, students watch all the lectures in advance to maximize the impact of class sessions with an expert instructor. How will the flipped classroom help you learn more faster and score higher? Review lessons in advance to make the best use of teacher time Review lessons after instruction to lock in learning Review lessons over and over to harness spaced repetition Review lessons when learning begins to fade over time Review lessons before practice tests to refresh test content and strategies   Students in our SAT/ACT Online Flipped Class will watch selected…

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If you’ve been a student or educator within the last ten years, you might have taught or learned in a “flipped” classroom, where students study the basics of the material at home and spend their class time in collaborative groups, and teachers serve more as moderators than lecturers. There’s a lot to like about this model, but there’s no denying that it takes a lot of work to pull off. To successfully “flip” a classroom, a teacher usually has to arrange study materials for students to work on at home, like recorded lectures and PowerPoint presentations, and then design lesson plans that encourage critical thinking and teamwork and can be carried out in an hour. It makes sense that teachers want to know before trying it: does any of it actually make a difference? The short answer is, yes. It’s difficult to objectively assess teaching methods, and there isn’t much…

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People who aren’t involved in education might be surprised to learn what an ever-changing field it is. We’re always learning new things about learning, and teachers are always switching up their techniques to find out what works best. One approach to teaching that’s making waves in schools around the country is the “flipped classroom” model, which literally turns traditional teaching methods on their head. Conventional education is based largely on Bloom’s Taxonomy, which you might have seen represented as a pyramid with simple, concrete goals at the bottom and abstract, complex tasks at the very top. Classrooms traditionally devote instructional time to the bottom of the pyramid; that is, relaying basic facts and testing for recall, and leave the critical thinking and formulation of original ideas for students to complete at home. But in 2012, high school chemistry teachers Johnathan Bergmann and Aaron Sams argued that this is completely backwards,…

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