In this blog post, sixth-grade language arts and social science teacher Josh Stumpenhorst explains that he does not consider the flipped-classroom approach as "sound practice," in part because it mandates learning outside of school. However, the model has helped some educators improve their teaching by focusing more on problem-based learning turning their video lectures into supplemental classroom materials, Stumpenhorst notes. "They are simply evolving their teaching to meet the needs of the individual learners and are using a plethora of tools and resources to do so," he writes.

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