In-person learning has its advantages


Eric Sanchez, Senior Editor

I personally prefer in person instead of doing the whole virtual thing even though I have to cross the border on a daily basis.

Virtual school was fast, convenient, and required much less effort than face-to-face. It is more effective than a phone interview too. That and we got to wake up at nine in the morning. However, in person offers a higher level of engagement, we likely pay more attention when it’s in person while in virtual, some do not even pay attention. I paid attention during online school however understanding the subject was something different. There would be a few glitches with my internet and sometimes I wouldn’t get to hear what the teacher said. To be honest with y’all, I am tired of staring at a screen and doing more work after that zoom meeting.

I can gain greater understanding, stories and real world examples from my teachers and other students by going to school. Face-to-face would mean that I would have a better chance of completing my courses successfully by doing it in classroom situations. I feel more comfortable and learn more easily in a familiar environment. Another advantage of in person is that we get to access more information and understanding through our teacher and other student’s body language and voice. Face-to-face gives me the opportunity to connect with other students from a wide range of backgrounds. School is a safe place where you make friends, work hard, and achieve your goals.

There are many benefits of face-to-face learning, yes that would mean that I will have to get up early and cross the border on a daily basis and get home around 7 in the evening, however face-to-face is a better opportunity to succeed in life.