Educational Technology

April 23, 2014

Why rural schools need online courses

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

by David Kaplan, WDBJ7.COM

It’s an online, Spanish language learning program that students at Highland County High School took for a spin. Whether it’s shrinking budgets, lack of interest, or a combination of the two, some smaller rural school districts like Highland County don’t have full-time foreign language teachers. That means students take some of these courses online. School leaders expect this new program to take learning to the next level. “I’m very excited about this. This is an awesome opportunity,” said Sophomore Cesar Ruiz. Through the eyes of the rural Virginia student interested in taking spanish, this is exciting stuff.

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