The paper cured by the researchers, Giuseppina Rita Jose Mangione and Giuseppina Cannella, is a reflection on the concepts of Remoteness and Distance education and how these dimensions inspire to rethink the curriculum in small schools in order to guarantee equal and quality education.
The first part is a narrative review on the different meanings of remoteness (Howley et al. 2011) and international studies about the use of technology for teaching in rural schools.
The second part is focused on the use of videoconferences as learning technologies for distance learning and their different pedagogical uses, such as the virtual field trip; the Temporary teachers’ absence or the Contribution of expertise and many others.
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