Monthly Archives: December 2010

An Appeal for the K12 IVC Listserv

Take a step back with me, and consider the history of videoconference listservs, and the current state of listservs for videoconferencing. Bottom line: Get on the K12 IVC Listserv! Here’s why… Listserv History For the last decade or so, we’ve … Continue reading

Posted in Research, VC Community

Reading with Mrs. Claus

“Good morning, boys and girls!” Mrs. Claus welcomes the students after they dial in for a visit. All the students sit up straighter and wonder fills their faces! It’s our annual Mrs. Claus week, and we have 54 classes talking … Continue reading

Posted in Content Providers

Does Rescheduling Drive You Crazy?

I’m literally snowed under with the rescheduling of Holiday Hoopla videoconferences! Have you ever had so many calls get canceled? Then all of a sudden your email explodes with information about rescheduling, and it drives you nuts to make sense … Continue reading

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Services I Offer My Schools

Since my visit to another county last week, I’ve been reflecting anew on our videoconferencing program. Today I thought I would share a list of the videoconferencing services that I provide to our schools. Technical These services are included in … Continue reading

Posted in Implementation

Snow Day Etiquette

Yay! Today we have a snow day! But, I had five Holiday Hoopla videoconferences and 1 Cleveland Zoo program today. As I’m thinking about those, I thought it would be good for another post on Snow Day Etiquette! Warn. If … Continue reading

Posted in Collaborations, Content Providers

Kicking Off Videoconferencing in Your Area

On Wednesday this week, I had the privilege of talking to a group of media specialists from a county in Michigan that has very little access to videoconferencing. We started brainstorming ways they could get access to standards-based videoconferencing, and … Continue reading

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New Read Around the Planet Packets

Note: This post is written from my role as a member of the TWICE CAPspace and Read Around the Planet Committee. Are you participating in Read Around the Planet this year? Have you participated in the past? Either way, be … Continue reading

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