And this time it means less homework, but more internet.
Lecturing online, It's a new tool the math department at Ramay Jr. High is using to spend less time time talking and more time working.
"We really like to do a lot of one on one with the kids so basically even my small class, I've cut it in half."
So students spend part of the class taking in the basics
"We go step by step in the videos then when we're done with all the videos. We do a lesson on it," says Kaytlan Rayford, a 8th grader.
Those pre-recorded lectures free up Mrs. Gebhard to actually work on problems with a small group.
"They are getting so much one on one from me and that's where the real learning occurs," says Gebhart.
"I really didn't like math at all, but now I kind of enjoy coming to math," says Rayford.
"I'm learning more and I'm getting really good grades in this class now because she spends more time making sure I understand what I'm doing," says Rayford.
"We're supposed to be their cheerleader, I mean that's just it. It is hard. That's our job is to try and build their confidence up," says Gebhart.
A mission accomplished- classroom full of kids hoping to see the technique catch on.
"I hope more teachers are more involved in what I'm doing instead of just focusing on the class as a whole," says Rayford.
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