Transparency: Effect of Teaching and Learning in the Digital Age?

English: Teaching and Learning

From HamdenPatch: “…the school video tapes each and every class throughout the school day…Parents are given access codes to log onto the school system’s computers and click on a class that they have interest in viewing…Parents can see if their child is participating in class, as well as assess the quality of teaching going on in the classroom. Students benefit by being able to review the tapes for lessons they may have missed or need more time to absorb a particular lesson. It’s hard to argue with the benefits.”

Read this entire “To the Editor” post here.

It’s your turn. Would more schools benefit from this type of transparency?  Are there drawbacks?

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