SALINA, Kan., Sept. 19, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- Robert Glenn is a math teacher at St. John's Military School, an all-male military boarding school for grades six through twelve located in Salina, Kansas. In an effort to better accommodate the needs of his students, Glenn has taken an innovative, and effective approach to teaching by implementing what is known as a "flipped classroom." Under the flipped model, Glenn's lectures and homework course elements are reversed, with students being assigned video lectures to be viewed in the barracks before the next class session, while in-class time is devoted to exercises, practice, and one-on-one guidance. Glenn's flipped model is making an impactful difference in teaching his cadets the importance of independent learning and responsibility, and is giving them the individualized attention they need to succeed.
When asked what inspired him to implement a flipped classroom model, Glenn pointed to the proliferation of digital content and the era of on-demand information that young people live in today.
"It used to be that a teacher was his students' knowledge base," said Glenn. "After all, they were the ones in the front of the classroom disseminating information, but that isn't the case anymore."
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