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Technology helps teach at-risk students

Written by Samantha Kozsey, WCYB

All kids learn differently. For at-risk students, school can be an even bigger struggle. That’s why the Mountain Mission School in Grundy, Virginia is going high-tech. The results have the students and teachers excited about being in the classroom and they have the grades to prove it.

The Mountain Mission School may sound like any other school, but if you look closely, paper and pencil have made room for Ipads and computers. Students can access that information on their own Ipads, at their own pace. Studies show at-risk students benefit from digital learning.  Students can highlight text, communicate with their teacher privately or with each other for group support. And it’s that support kids here need.

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