A flipped classroom is one of several types of blended learning, but the terms are not synonymous.
I blend. To me, it is important for students have some control (agency) over time, place, path and pace of their learning. As often as possible, I give my students a range of choices in assignment and in readings. I also blend by making sure that students publish for an audience bigger than just me, their teacher.
Some helpful resources.
Tips for a long-time humanities teacher:
Getting started with Blended learning:
For a longer, thoughtful read check out this article in the Atlantic.