Friday, December 26, 2014

Alert

Follow us:
Follow us on Facebook Follow us on Twitter Subscribe to this news feed 

News

The Berkshires

China delegates visit local school

  • Text size: + -
Albany/HV: China delegates visit local school
Play now

Time Warner Cable video customers:
Sign in with your TWC ID to access our video clips.

out of 10

Free Video Views Remaining

To get you to the stories you care about, we are offering everyone 10 video views per month.

Access to our video is always free for Time Warner Cable video customers who login with their TWC ID.

  To view our videos, you need to
enable JavaScript. Learn how.
install Adobe Flash 9 or above. Install now.

Then come back here and refresh the page.

SCHODACK, N.Y. -- You could say it gives a new meaning to long distance learning. A delegation of educators from China paid a visit to the Schodack Central School District.

Representatives from School Number 57, which is located southeast of Beijing, met with students and administrators in an effort to share education ideas. The idea is for both cultures to learn from each other in more ways than one.

"It's for student exchanges, not only just sending students there and students coming here, but to be able to partner students up via the internet, distance learning, video conferencing," said Bob Horan, Schodack Superintendent of Schools.

The two schools also signed an official partnership agreement, where each will continue to lean about each other and share educational ideas.

The Schodack Central School District was chosen due to their similar approaches to teaching.

10.11.12.248 ClientIP: 54.166.33.25, 23.3.13.77 UserAgent: CCBot/2.0 (http://commoncrawl.org/faq/) Profile: TWCSAMLSP