The Association for Supervision and Curriculum Development posted a status report on the flipped classroom back in 2013 and it’s worth a look if this subject is new to you. Although they admit that more evidence is needed, they close with an intriguing suggestion, saying that “What inverted classrooms may really be flipping is not just the classroom, but the entire paradigm of teaching—away from a traditional model of teachers as imparters of knowledge and toward a model of teachers as coaches who carefully observe students, identify their learning needs, and guide them to higher levels of learning.”