Your Turn: Your Feedback On Flipped Classes, Crows & Waitress

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It's called a flipped classroom. The teacher records the lesson, puts it on YouTube and the students watch it as homework. Then in class, the students work on the assignment and and the teacher helps:

 

It is really refreshing to hear something positive about our education system and how it is working.

Frederick Goslin

 

What about poor students in rural areas without internet at home to watch the videos?

Colter Whitmore

 

I teach Science and I'd hate to lose the ability to have students ask questions as they're learning. With this model, Google is their only source and I shudder to think what answers they might get.

Dan Mincer
 

The city of Watertown is upping its counterattack against the winter crow invasion. Lawmakers decided to allow wildlife management officials to shoot the birds with pellet guns:
 

Why is killing something the typical human answer to any wildlife nuisance issue?

Cathy Whalen

 

The only way to go! Finally got it right!

Josh Davis
 
 

In 1963, Maryann Bancroft applied for a job at Watertown's Crystal Restaurant. Fifty years later, she's still working as a waitress and enjoying customers who are now like family to her:
 

She was always friendly and had that same beautiful smile. She has not changed a bit!

Marie Beerman

 

She is as much of an institution as the Crystal itself!

Rick Papin

Waitressing is no easy job and to do and enjoy it for 50 years is a wonderful thing.   It's wonderful to see someone who loves their job.

Faith Youngs
 

Tuesday, July 22, 2014
, Watertown, NY

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