A Naples 8th grader has become the first child in Southwest Florida to benefit from video conferencing technology that allows him participate in classroom activities from home. Benjamin McDonough is too “medically frail” to attend regular classes at Oak Ridge Middle School - but now he can thanks to a broadband inter-net connection WGCU’s Valerie Alker reports.“This story was produced with support from the Independent Television Service and the Lance Armstrong Foundation as part of local activities for “A Lion in the House”. The PBS program profiles five children with cancer over a span of six years. It airs June 21st, 22nd and 25th on WGCU-TV.
Tuesday, 30 May 2006 01:00
Virtual SchoolWritten by Valerie Alker