The education world is buzzing with the idea of a flipped classroom. I saw a wonderful presentation last spring at the CAIS Academic Technology Retreat that really got me thinking about what and intriguing concept designed to incorporate learning and technology in and out of the classroom.
As exciting as this concept is, for me, working at an independent school for students with learning disabilities, I was struggling how to incorporate this into our skill based program. Our students are only with us for a time, to gain skills that will make them more successful in more traditional academic settings. This by nature is a teacher led process, as the learning difficulties our students have make self-directed learning a challenge.
“Research suggests that students with disabilities who use technology are more highly motivated and complete more assignments when using the technology” (Skylar, Higgins & Boone, 2007, p.22)
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