On AFM: Making an Impact with Flipped Coaching

In the August/September of American Football Monthly, I describe a method known as “flipped coaching.” This coaching method is something borrowed from classroom teachers. “Flipped learning” is a teaching method developed by Jon Bergmann and Aaron Sams. These two chemistry teachers realized they had an innovative way to present the lecture portion of their lessons in a way which every student could progress at the pace which worked for them. Some students could move on and go deeper into the subject, and others could review the subject matter again and again if needed until they understood it. The primary way they accomplished this was through screencast videos of their lessons. The results were that their students scored better on tests and understood chemistry at a much deeper level…read more

1 thought on “On AFM: Making an Impact with Flipped Coaching

  1. I just had a chance to read the article… and really much more than “read”… the article itself is a testimony to the uses of technology to better teach… it is the best I have seen on the subject… very well done.

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