Monthly Archives: May 2007

Open Polycom Trouble Tickets Online

Did you know you can open a Polycom Trouble Ticket online? You can also login and see the status of your tickets as well. Pretty cool. I know many of you have Polycom systems and maybe you know this already. … Continue reading

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Megaconference, Nov. 8, 2007

Mark your calendar for Megaconference on November 8, 2007. The date was just sent out yesterday on the Megaconference listserv. This is the higher education, adult facilitated, original Megaconference that Megaconference Jr. (student facilitated) is modeled after. If you haven’t … Continue reading

Posted in Collaborations, Special Events, VC Community

How to Fund VC for your Classroom

Here’s an interesting article from the IVCi Newsletter on How to Fund Videoconferencing for Your Classroom. You can get this newsletter via email too. Also in this newsletter was a feature on TANDBERG’s new FieldView product. It looks like a … Continue reading

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May 24 End of the Year Wrap Up

This afternoon I hosted four one hour VC sessions with my schools to wrap up the year, reflect on how it went, and talk about next year. About 20 of my 70 buildings attended. I’ve never done any type of … Continue reading

Posted in Professional Dev., VC Community

Students Thank Veterans

Today we have the second day of interviews with our Vietnam Veterans. Today’s Lest We Forget session is for high school students and students have prepared by studying the Vietnam War and in most cases watched our Lest We Forget … Continue reading

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If you didn’t catch this on Roxanne and Arnie‘s blogs, check out this little video clip of Distancelearningville. It’s a must-see experience! If YouTube is blocked at school, then watch it at home. Very funny! 🙂  Enjoy the fruits of … Continue reading

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Signs to Identify Your Location

One of the beauties of collaborating with other distance learning coordinators is that you learn new things to improve your practice! This year we’ve had several VCs with Roxanne’s schools in ESC Region 12. Roxanne works hard to have her … Continue reading

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ASK: The Wall

Today we are doing our first day of ASK sessions on the book The Wall. Middle school students are interviewing a panel of our local Vietnam veterans. Here is a sampling of their questions from today. How did you adjust … Continue reading

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I Can’t Have It Both Ways

Now that the school year is winding down, I’ve been reflecting on my use of my TANDBERG MPS MCU this year. Some of you have read my previous posts (one and another) on my TANDBERG bridge and so it’s time … Continue reading

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Aquatic Ecosystems

This afternoon Lincoln Elementary, St. Joseph, is connecting to Liberty Science Center for their Aquatic Ecosystems program. The program starts with a tour of the Liberty Science Center and the tanks they have with various aquatic ecosystems. After an introduction … Continue reading

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