Teacher “flips” field trips to bring experts to students

Students with tablets“Flipping” field trips involves bringing experts into the classroom, rather than having students venture out, writes teacher and academic coach Joan Young. In this article, she writes about the experience of inviting application developers into her classroom of fourth-grade students, who later became engaged as testers of new apps. “Most importantly, my students realized that their voice matters, and that creating products requires making mistakes, perseverance, and determination,” she writes.

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