Fifth-grade teachers in Texas flip math lessons with weekly videos

09/23/2013 | Longview News-Journal (Texas)

Hallsville, Texas, fifth-grade teachers Nona Meissner and Rachel Hilchey are flipping some math lessons for the first time this year by recording 5-minute weekly videos -- in which they sometimes tell jokes, sing and rap their lessons -- and posting them on their own YouTube channels. Besides offering more help with math, the recordings give students who are ill a way to keep up with lessons and allow parents, who receive e-mails when new videos are posted, to see what their children are learning in school. In some cases, seeing another teacher's take on a lesson helps as well, they said.

View Full Article in:

Longview News-Journal (Texas)

Published in Briefs:

SmartBrief Job Listings for Education

Job Title Company Location
Senior ELL Technical Assistance and Curriculum Specialist (8270)
American Institute for Researcher
Chicago, IL
Senior Researcher (8194)
American Institute for Researcher
Washington, DC
Technical Assistance Associate (8330)
American Institute for Researcher
Chicago, IL
Technical Assistance Consultant (8336)
Chicago, IL
Director of Professional Services
Engaging Schools, Inc.
Cambridge, MA