A lack of reliable internet access at home can make flipping a challenge, but by no means an impossibility

Ed. note: Jess Peterson will co-present a related session, "Flipping the Classroom in Low-Socioeconomic Schools," at this year's FETC conference in Orlando, on Friday Jan. 15.

Ask any educator, and they’ve probably at least heard of flipping the classroom. There are articles for days about the benefits and rewards to be reaped from flipping. Plenty of teachers have given it a go, or at least considered it. Too many teachers have ruled it out on account of their students’...

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  • About the Author:

    Jess Peterson is a teacher at Washington Manor Middle School in the San Lorenzo Unified School District in California. She has six years experience integrating technology in Title I schools. For the 2014-2015 and 2015-2016 school years, Jess received a grant which allows access to one-to-one Chromebooks for the students. Jess has been actively flipping the classroom and blending the students’ learning environment since starting teaching, and continues to look for new ways to guide the students toward 21st Century skills and success.