If There’s Been A Crying Fit In Your House Over ‘Virtual Learning,’ You’re Not Alone

Texas Standard’s go-to tech expert shares some insight into both the general and the personal struggles of going back to school this year.

By Laura RiceAugust 27, 2020 12:13 pm, , ,

School is back in session for most Texas students. Some are trying in-person classes with strict safety guidelines in place. Others are sticking to virtual learning. Both options are not without challenges.

Tech expert Omar Gallaga told Texas Standard “virtual” or “distance” learning has changed a bit since the spring. He knows this both as a journalist and as a parent.

What you’ll hear in this segment:

– What happened with the Zoom outage on Monday

– The challenges facing both families and school districts when it comes to providing technology for at-home learning

– How schools’ approaches to distance learning have evolved since the spring

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