Teacher finds students benefit from backward lessons offered via technology

02/2/2011 | T.H.E. Journal

A Potomac, Md., high-school math teacher has started recording classroom lessons that her Advanced Placement Calculus students can watch at home -- freeing up class time for questions and one-on-one instruction. Stacey Roshan says the approach -- which her students call the "backwards classroom" -- helps students relax and early results show it's improving student achievement. Roshan uses PowerPoint and TechSmith's Camtasia Studio to record her screen and voice, along with problems from the textbook.

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