Pittsburgh-Space College Districts Use Know-how To Assist College students Study In New Methods – CBS Pittsburgh

PITTSBURGH (KDKA) – Distance teaching is a major problem, but many local schools are using new technologies.

Teachers in Pine-Richland schools wear cordless microphones and use surveillance cameras, signaling cameras and display boards with high-resolution cameras so that students at school and at home can see the same things.

In Elizabeth Forward and Avonworth school districts, teachers are using the Gizmos science center, which allows students to adapt and work together.

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Eight-year-old Elizabeth Forward Middle School Joseph Maksin planted seeds.

“You have to choose what kind of crop you use, how much soil, how much sunlight it gets, how much water it gets, and it will show a reduction in the amount of time it grows,” Maksin said.

Rachel Lintelman, her pre-biology teacher at Elizabeth Forward Middle School, said, “I liked that there were all sorts of ways she could communicate with them, and no child had the same answer as any other child because they all do as they please.”

Elizabeth Forward Schools is touring with kids on Google Earth and PBS online. Amy Williams, an American teacher at Elizabeth Forward Middle school, says her students followed Marco Polo on a Silk Road trip.

“It brings happiness to them in their bedroom or living room, wherever they work,” he said.

Avonworth sixth grader Bavly Naklah loves the Sora app, which allows her to find books based on her classmates’ ideas, and prefers to find e-books faster than physical books.

“You don’t have to wait until you go to school or to the public library to get a book. The books are in your hands, on your laptop, waiting to be opened and read, “Naklah said.

Avonworth Elementary Library author Sara Osborn said she could continue with the e-books after the epidemic because the benefits of e-books (we) have not had in the past and that she can get the book (quickly). As soon as I order, the next day on e -book. ”

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