Marco De Rossi in high school she was bored, and at the third desk, where you always sat. To 14 years had a mandate to the classic, he would have wanted to learn to program. It was then that he decided to create a software to revolutionize the classroom. Today, 29 years old, is the head of WeSchool, the startup which he founded. Provides, free of charge to the Italian schools the tools for digital learning that also provides distance-learning courses. Born as Oilproject, the platform De Rossi is visited by 100 thousand teachers in Italian middle and high schools on a total of 440mila. Or better: it was crowded. Now it is taken literally. “These are the days crazy,” he tells him on the phone. “The madness started a little over a week ago when you said that the school would have closed. The traffic to our website has tripled in a few hours. All professors, which independently have started to do digital learning. This Sunday, the second jump. The news that schools would be closed, and we had the highest load ever recorded on our servers: 2.2 million requests per hour".
"Exactly. We are becoming the biggest laboratory for teaching digital ever made in Italy”.
Therefore, the digital school you can do it in our Country?
“You already do that. There are teachers at the forefront, and there are others that are less so. The point is not the technology, but the mentality of”.
Are more first or second?
“According to our rough calculations, the first is 20 percent, the second 40. And don't want to just learn new forms of teaching, there is no way. Then there is another 40 percent that is concerned and it is to them that we aim to involve them”.