The Flipped Classroom
The young today are facing a world (1) _______which communication and information revolution has led (2) _______changes in all subjects. New demands are often (3) on the schools in addition to the existing ones, to be equipped (4) _________current knowledge and modem methods of acquiring new knowledge. The most modem concept that has appeared in the schools of the U.S. is flipped classrooms,(5) ________students watch teachers’ (6)________ at home and do what is called (7)________ in class. Teachers record lessons (8) ________students watch on their smart phones, home laptops or at lunch breaks in the school libraries. In class, they do projects, exercises or lab work in small while the teachers are just the (9) __________. In no time, this will be also a (10)___________ in most of the Vietnamese schools too.
Role of Teachers
The changes that (1)_______ in schools have changed the roles of teachers. In the past, teachers used to be the (2) ______source of knowledge, the leader and educator of their students’ school life. Nowadays, teachers provide information and show their students how to (3)________ it. Although they are still considered to be a kind of (4)_______ in the class, they can be thought of as facilitators in the learning (5)_______ . Another difference between the past and present tasks of teachers is represented by the technical (6) _______they need to be able to use and handle effectively, such as computer, photocopier, PowerPoint, projectors, etc. Instead of teaching (7) _______chalk, they need to be an information technology expert. One of the biggest challenges for teachers is that their role in the school management has also changed. The school needs them as individuals, who can make decisions and (8) with the stress of the changing world of schools. At the same time teachers need to be able to work in teams, and (9) ________with colleagues and parents. A teacher has not only to instruct but also to (10)_________ the students with confidence and determination.