Educational Technology

May 18, 2017

Cash-strapped schools offer virtual summer learning

Filed under: Educational Technology — admin @ 12:29 am

by Vikki Ortiz Healy, Chicago Tribune

Summer school — once the dreaded stretch of vacation when students were required to be back in the classroom for weeks — is getting an update at several elementary and middle schools this year through virtual programs designed to allow students to complete lessons from home, the beach or anywhere else. “We felt that this was a better way to engage more students,” said Cathy Fisher, director of teaching and learning for Maercker School District 60 in Westmont, which this year is replacing its traditional in-school elementary summer school program with a home-based version.

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