Educational Technology

November 26, 2017

ND rural schools expand class offerings through online courses

Filed under: Educational Technology — admin @ 12:40 am

By Blair Emerson, Bismarck Tribune

Step into a classroom during sixth period at Wolford Public School and there are 11 students taking nine courses online. About six years ago, the small rural district — with an enrollment of 42 students — lacked course offerings, and Wolford Superintendent Larry Zavada said he longed for more academic rigor and accountability. The district was limited due to finances, and good teachers were hard to come by, according to Zavada. So, he tried something new: online classes.

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