Students risk losing out as online teaching creates ‘digital divide’

“If the secondary school students in John Gavin’s Irish class thought they were getting off lightly when the schools closed, they had another thing coming. Gavin broadcasts his classes from a home-made studio equipped with a 27-inch iMac, gigabit broadband and professional-grade microphones. It allows him to conduct quizzes in real-time, screencast tutorials and share video from his computer screen …” (more)

[Carl O’Brien and Michaelle McBride, Irish Times, 23 March]

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