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Videoconferencing for Teaching & Learning

Sample Educational Uses of Videoconferencing

  • Instructional and Curricular: Virtual field trips, debates, foreign language activities, real-time interactions with and authentic learning from experts in various fields
  • Distance Learning: Collaboration among districts to offer courses that are difficult to find teachers for
  • Special Needs: I.E.P's, speech and language, occupational therapy, tutoring
  • Professional Development: Expanded PD opportunities for educators, particularly in remote areas
  • Administrative: Meetings, presentations, interviews, individual or group conferences

Instructional Links for Videoconferencing

  • K-12 educational VC Programs
    Here’s a database of videoconferencing content from public institutions like zoos and museums. Sponsored by Polycom, Inc.
  • Global Nomads Group
    Global issues are the subject of this interactive educational program that connects school curricula, education standards and 21st century learning objectives. Look for a wide range of topics — civics, social and global studies, geography, world history, science, economics and politics and more.
  • iEARN
    Excellent course content and professional development — but not free. Teachers and students enter online forum spaces work on projects with classrooms around the world.

 

VC Basics & Troubleshooting

Videoconferencing Out on a Lim

   Updated 1/9/2017

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