Archive for September, 2016

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    By Thomas NgSeptember 27, 2016

    Salman Khan The Khan Academy

    The Khan Academy phenomenon lives on, with more than 9,000 videos on more than 65 languages. This Ted Talk by Salman Khan way back in 2011 has some profound learnings: 1. He found that kids prefer a video of him teaching them, rather than him teaching them in person, because… – in video, he can be paused […]

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    By Thomas NgSeptember 25, 2016

    The Flip Classroom

    A couple of years ago, a seasoned educator friend explained the Flip classroom concept to me. Traditionally, a teacher would stand in front of a class and deliver a topic or subject to the class. At the end of it, the teacher would give some homework to the students. When the students are home, they […]