Throughout, [Bergmann and Sams] maintain their passion about serving students, of putting kids at the front of every decision and ensuring the technology choices follow the learning goals. They are open-minded, experimental, and truly innovative in all the right ways. They take care to offer clarity of direction, to be nuanced and open-minded, allowing for nuance and for variety. --Jonathan Martin, education writer and consultant, Tucson, Ariz. (This review appeared in the 21k12 blog.)
Flip Your Classroom was a ForeWord Book of the Year Award finalist in the adult nonfiction education category. ForeWord s Book of the Year Awards program highlights the most distinguished books from independent publishers each year; this year s finalists were selected from 1,300 entries in 62 categories.
In Flip Your Classroom: Reach Every Student In Every Class Every Day, a pair of experienced teachers, Jonathan Bergmann and Aaron Sams, come in from the trenches to present a new approach to teaching that shows great promise as an effective way to use modern technology to revolutionize classroom instruction. --Darroll Hargraves, communications/management consultant, School and Community Resources, Wasilla, Alaska (Reprinted with permission from the May 2013 issue of School Administrator magazine, published by the American Association of School Administrators
About the Author
Aaron Sams has been an educator since 2000. He received the Presidential Award for Excellence in Math and Science Teaching in 2009 and co-chaired the committee to revise the Colorado Science Academic Standards. Sams holds a BS in biochemistry and an MAEd from Biola University. He is a classroom science teacher in Woodland Park, Colorado.