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Positives and Negatives of Learning Online

Updated: Oct 14, 2020

By Lorna Baxley and Bailey Metcalf


Obviously, the 2020-2021 school year is a bit different from most school years in the past. With the recent ups and downs of Covid-19, West High’s teaching and schooling methods have had to change a little bit. Medical masks are now required, social distancing is enforced, and even the hallways have been modified to reduce the spread of the Coronavirus. In addition to this, many students are learning from home this year with the help of Google Classrooms. Thanks to modern technology, we have the ability to learn the same way as our classmates, despite not even being at school; but is it better to learn online or in person? Today, we are discussing the pros and cons of learning online from home.


Pro #1 - Flexible, Individualized Learning