I have been thinking about this new 2012-2103 buzz Flipping the Classroom! Don’t good teachers do some of that, anyway? The lecture/content is watched at home; the homework becomes the classroom activity, so that support is at hand.
In order to answer the questions from a colleague, I found this brief interview from Salman Kahn:
The other side:
Is it hip to flip? An article from THE Journal January 2013