Educational Technology

August 28, 2015

Online learning: Hundreds of NC students head back to school virtually

Filed under: Educational Technology — admin @ 12:38 am


Monday marked the first day back to school for many children around our region, but instead of raising their hand for roll call, about 1500 students just logged in online. WNCN’s Alyssa Corfont spoke with leaders of the groundbreaking new programs to find out more about how online academies work and answer some common questions parents might have. While the virtual schools may be nontraditional, they will follow the traditional school calendar. Like a bricks-and-mortar classroom, live lessons are led by teachers. But unlike a traditional classroom, kids are learning from their own homes, or anywhere they can get an internet connections.

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