Monthly Archives: October 2006

Principal Support of VC

Last night when testing with one of my new RUS grant buildings, I found out an interesting way one principal is encouraging VC. At the school board meeting, each principal shared their 3 goals for their building. This particular principal … Continue reading

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Monsters Monsters Monsters

This morning two more RUS grant buildings (Washington El and Three Oaks El) are doing their first videoconference. We’re lucky enough to have a couple of classes participating in Monster Match, a project coordinated by Roxanne Glaser, ESC 12, TX. … Continue reading

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First RUS Grant Videoconference

This morning Marcellus Elementary is participating in the first videoconference with students at one of our RUS Grant Buildings. They are participating in the very fine LAPS programs offered by EDCO and Macomb ISD. This one is about Mitchell State … Continue reading

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How Your Students Will Work

So, why should you videoconference? One reason is that students will use this in business in the future. Check out the Cisco Telepresence tool – thanks to Scott Merrick for pointing this out! On the tech side, it’s going to … Continue reading

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Indispensable Media Specialists

Yesterday I team presented an all day pre-conference workshop at MAME with Diane Nye, media specialist at E. P. Clarke Elementary, our local building who consistently uses videoconferencing most often every year. We did much of the content from my … Continue reading

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I Want to Work at the Zoo

Today we have a high school class connecting to the Columbus Zoo for their program I Want to Work at a Zoo. This is one of my favorite career programs because of the diversity of careers presented & the interesting … Continue reading

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Visiting Three Content Providers

Tonight Macomb ISD has again shared with us the successful Virtual Providers Showcase after school workshop. We’re focusing on language arts and social studies related programs. Here’s where we went. Holocaust Memorial & Education Center Another way to connect to … Continue reading

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Jazz Presentation Yesterday

I wanted to blog about the 123 Jazz presentation yesterday but haven’t had time. Roxanne did a great job. So if you want to read about an amazing VC PD workshop, read The Jazz Project Presentation at ESC 11 Distance … Continue reading

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First TX VC Blogger

I was delighted this morning to receive an email from Roxanne Glaser, ESC 12, in Waco, Texas. She is the first videoconference blogger from Texas (that I know of!). Roxanne is doing some really cool things, including running a big … Continue reading

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The New CILC

Today I attended the first webinar on “The New CILC.” If you’re really into VC and you use the CILC site, you really ought to attend. There are a bunch scheduled in the next two weeks, and I’m sure CILC … Continue reading

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