So...Snow day number two from our university model school. But Sarah sits at the laptop in her pj pants with hot cocoa receiving live, audible, onscreen tutelage by her teacher -- with her whole class remotely logged on -- in prep for her Latin exam Wednesday.
Truly this is the best of what happens when classical instruction meets technological advancements in the right way. Dedicated teachers with kids and parents are engaged together in learning in spite of the obstacles. Truthfully, it's good for a Luddite technophobe like me to witness this.
Reminds me of the noble goals of my dad's old company, Netschools. One aim was to bring access to the best curriculum and communication with teachers to low/income kids and schools in the form of virtually indestructible, kid-friendly laptops.