January 17, 2013
Classrooms Flipping Out for Providence eLearning
By Allison Boccamazzo, TMCnet Web Editor
It seems that the technology space has been evolving overnight. First, there were smartboards, then students could bring their smartphones to class, and now, the entire classroom experience as we know it is being reversed.
It’s called the “flipped classroom,” and it consists of teachers using the latest technology to record video lectures, which students can then view at home and come ready and prepared to discuss the next day in class.
In a modern day sort of way, this makes a lot of sense. Yes, there are solid risks associated with entrusting students to view the material once they go home, but if all went as planned, students would find themselves slouching at their desks less and engaged more... Read More