Helping International Students With Technology - KAUZ-TV: Newschannel 6 Now | Wichita Falls, TX

Helping International Students With Technology

When Josseling Rojas heard the new student in her Algebra 2 class couldn't speak English, she thought of an app on her iPhone that she uses in her French class.

"We use that app in that class as well to, you know, translate essays and stuff, and I figured it does have all the languages on it, so why not try and translate for him," said Rojas.

The app allowed Josseling to type in English and have it translated into Arabic for her classmate. And then he could do the same to communicate with her.

It worked so well, any teachers who have the two Saudi Arabian students in class now use iPads with the same app to translate the lesson.

"Thank goodness for technology, because without that I think we'd all be, you know, hiding under a rock right now not really knowing what to do," said Algebra 2 teacher Dustin Altmiller. 

The students are only in Wichita Falls for about six months while their father is stationed at Sheppard Air Force Base.

  • News HeadlinesNewsMore>>

  • Trump exhorts Senate anew to rid US of Obamacare

    Trump exhorts Senate anew to rid US of Obamacare

    Wednesday, July 19 2017 4:57 AM EDT2017-07-19 08:57:35 GMT
    Thursday, July 20 2017 6:51 AM EDT2017-07-20 10:51:01 GMT

    Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell announced late Tuesday that the vote would occur early next week, but several GOP senators have already come out in opposition to the move.

    Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell announced late Tuesday that the vote would occur early next week, but several GOP senators have already come out in opposition to the move.

  • Trump campaign inner circle called before Senate committees

    Trump campaign inner circle called before Senate committees

    Wednesday, July 19 2017 8:47 AM EDT2017-07-19 12:47:38 GMT
    Thursday, July 20 2017 3:38 AM EDT2017-07-20 07:38:20 GMT

    Donald Trump Jr. is scheduled to appear July 26 before the Senate Judiciary Committee along with former campaign chairman Paul Manafort, according to a witness list released by the panel Wednesday.

    Donald Trump Jr. is scheduled to appear July 26 before the Senate Judiciary Committee along with former campaign chairman Paul Manafort, according to a witness list released by the panel Wednesday.

  • Sen. John McCain diagnosed with brain cancer

    Sen. John McCain diagnosed with brain cancer

    Wednesday, July 19 2017 8:03 PM EDT2017-07-20 00:03:57 GMT
    Thursday, July 20 2017 12:14 AM EDT2017-07-20 04:14:31 GMT

    Doctors say they will treat Sen. John McCain's aggressive brain cancer with a combination of chemotherapy and radiation. 

    Doctors say they will treat Sen. John McCain's aggressive brain cancer with a combination of chemotherapy and radiation. 

Powered by Frankly