Texas teacher favors learning that tackles problems

01/10/2013 | Powerful Learning Practice

Tasking students to solve a real-world problem, especially one with an ethical dilemma, gives children the skills that employers are looking for, writes Tim Holt, instructional-technology director of El Paso, Texas, Independent School District. "We need to start thinking about ways of flipping the classroom that truly means flipping the way we teach -- not just having kids watch videos at night," Holt writes in this blog post.

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