'Flipping' the classroom ensures students receive a personalized education tailored to their needs, say two early adopters of the model.
"After comparing the test results from both years, the data showed our students were learning more in the flipped environment than in our traditional classroom setting. Since then, our students' test scores have continued to improve, and the anecdotal feedback from students and parents has been extremely positive."
I am definitely interested in flipping my classroom every now and then!
Waukesha - Last year, Kim Crosby spent about 80% of her class time teaching math concepts at Waukesha STEM Academy. For the other 20%, she helped students individually.
"Why is memorization and fact-regurgitation so heavily valued when school leaders and employers say they want greater problem-solving and critical thinking skills from graduates?"
"What is clear, at least to Miron, is that research suggests well-executed project-based learning builds higher-level thinking skills in students, and that an engaging teacher - technology or no technology - is essential."
Go project-based learning and technology in the classroom!
Indian Engineers Build A Stronger Society With School Lunch ProgramNPR (blog)At a government-run public middle school in Bangalore, the blackboard's cracking, the textbooks are tattered and most of the students are barefoot.
There's no doubt that many of the top careers of the future will involve science, technology, engineering and math. So, what are you doing to integrate STEM into your everyday classroom activities?
"Have your students calculate their own scores … as well as averages, percentages and more … on each of their assignments or integrate concepts like measurement, mass and finance into your science and art classes." Ummm, YES!