It seems a new trend in education is to leave the learning at home, and the homework at school.
The “flipped classroom” approach is a growing trend in the academic community to help improve the students’ education. The idea is simple: students, with the use of a technology, will watch school lessons at home or in-class, and then the day at school will be devoted to completing homework from the previous night’s lesson. It is a bold new strategy in education, which empowers the students to learn on their own.
As with any new academic trend, teachers, parents, and students alike are all weighing in with their opinion on the new teaching method. On one hand, students are encouraged to do their homework at school, under the supervision of their teacher. On the other, if the students are struggling to grasp the concept of the lesson from the video, there is no immediate response to any questions that the student may have.
Do you think this new method will encourage kids to work harder in school, or is this taking away from the school experience?
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