Top Hat Monocle Transforms Tech From Classroom Distraction into Teaching Tool

Top Hat Monocle Transforms Tech From Classroom Distraction into Teaching Tool:


Name: Top Hat Monocle
Quick Pitch: Transform tablets and smartphones from classroom distractions into teaching tools.
Genius Idea: Top Hat Monocle lets college students use smartphones, tablets and laptops instead of traditional classroom response systems to engage with their professor’s lectures.
If Top Hat Monocle has its way, teachers won’t yell at students for taking out their cellphones in class — they’ll encourage it.
The Toronto-based startup is rethinking the way students engage with teachers during college lectures by replacing so-called “clickers” — the remote-control response systems used in classrooms — with web-based applications that work on students’ sma…
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