Monthly Archives: December 2009

Holiday Videoconferences

Well, I for one am glad for a two week vacation coming up. We had 70 videoconferences this week. The last two weeks have been full of holiday videoconferences. I thought I would share with you just a few links … Continue reading

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Going Global

Are you following the K12 Online Conference? If not, at least take a moment to review Kim Cofino’s keynote presentation and the resources for “going global” that she has posted on her wiki. Great stuff, including many videoconferencing resources! After … Continue reading

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Resources for My K12 Online Conference Presentation

Instructional Strategies That Work with Videoconferencing Videoconferencing can bring the world to your classroom. It allows educators to bridge the divide by bringing experiences to rural students; by engaging conversations and interactions between urban and rural students and by connecting … Continue reading

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Experimenting with Desktop VC Part 2

Last Wednesday Craig Mollerstuen from GCI Alaska hosted another experimentation session for desktop videoconferencing options. We keep talking about ways these tools can be used to bring VC to the classroom and to bring outside experts to the classroom. I’m … Continue reading

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Remembering Pearl Harbor

It’s December 7, and we’re remembering Pearl Harbor by having three sessions interviewing panels of our local World War II veterans. Here are some of the questions the students asked: What was your inspiration or motivation during the war? Which … Continue reading

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TWICE ASK: Alexander Jefferson

Today we have four classes participating in the TWICE ASK program with Tuskegee Airman Alexander Jefferson on his book Red Tail Captured, Red Tail Free. Wayne RESA hosted, bridged, and facilitated this videoconference for TWICE. Some of the questions students … Continue reading

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Eco Conversations: Carbon Emissions

This morning we have another EcoConversations connection with Dowagiac Middle School and Westcliff High School for Girls in the UK. The first presentation was from a group of students in the UK who shared how McDonalds (eating burgers) is making … Continue reading

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