Even with all the innovations and new teaching techniques schools have introduced in the last few decades, the actual school day has looked pretty much the same. Students go to class, listen to a teacher and take notes, then are off to do homework or study for an exam. But there is a trend starting to take hold in some schools that reverses that school day. Today on the Best Of Our Knowledge, we’ll hear about schools that are flipping classes…and how it has succeeded where other innovations have failed.
Ever drive down the road and pass one of those historical markers a lot of places erect and wonder what it's all about?
You can do that a lot...and if you stopped at all of them you'd never really get anywhere. Not to worry and, please excuse me for using this way overused line but...there's an app for that. Today on the Best Of Our Knowledge, we'll talk to the people behind Next Exit History, and learn how a stop for coffee on a road trip turned into nationwide historical database.