Providence Day tries tech-savvy teaching

(The Charlotte Observer – McClatchy-Tribune Information Services via COMTEX) at Fixed Mobile Convergence

This article looks at a flipped classroom at Providence Day School where students and staff are experimenting with a range of devices and media

Teachers there started seeing tweets about the flipped-classroom approach pioneered by Colorado teachers Jon Bergmann and Aaron Sams. Matt Scully, the school’s technology director, got Bergmann and Sams to speak to faculty over the summer, and this school year a few Providence Day middle and high school classes flipped.

Psychology teacher Joe Grabenstetter likes the technique because he was so busy trying to cram in the required college-level material for his Advanced Placement class that he couldn’t squeeze in the kind of activities that bring the material to life.

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