Blended and flipped are often used interchangeably but have distinct differences.
According to the Flipped Learning Network, "flipped learning is a pedagogical approach in which direct instruction moves from the group learning space to the individual learning space, and the resulting group space is transformed into a dynamic, interactive learning environment where the educator guides students as they apply concepts and engage creatively in the subject matter.”
For more information about flipped learning, see the Flipped Learning Network.
Most blended learning models fall into one of four categories:
Definitions and examples of blended learning models are available on the Blended Learning Universe website.