Watch videos at home, then have limited class time for help with a teacher. A TED video. Overall not a bad idea. The social dynamics of teacher and student will change, but we have already started to see that.
Yet I am concerned about the technology-centric aspects of this: " ... All fifth through twelfth graders in Little Falls, Minnesota will get iPads next year, reports the Minneapolis Star-Tribune. This year, fifth graders were given iPads. Some teachers are flipping instruction ... " . It is not all about the fancy hardware, it is about the human interaction too.