Category Archives: International VCs

Is VC an Expensive Luxury?

This morning I had the privilege of presenting some of my research to the Schools Videoconference User Group in the UK. Here are a few interesting tidbits & comments. Safety and Videoconferencing I didn’t get to hear this presentation due … Continue reading

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Three Main Ways I Find Partner Classes

This morning I had a great conversation with Tim Boundy, who coordinates videoconferencing for JANET in the UK. We compared notes on projects we’re running, the trials and challenges of scaling collaborations, and the different ways to partner classes. In … Continue reading

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Continuum of Videoconferencing Collaborations

We’ve looked at a continuum of equipment/software solutions for videoconferencing, a continuum of interactivity, and a continuum of depth of learning. Today, let’s think about a continuum of collaboration. We can think about it on several levels. Continuum of WHO … Continue reading

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Spanish Partner Classes, International Matches…

Are you starting to think about your videoconferences for the 2010-2011 school year? Maybe you want to connect to another country. I notice many collaborations on CAPspace looking for partners in Latin or Spanish countries to practice Spanish. I also … Continue reading

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Around the World: Misconceptions Resolved

I’m cleaning my website again, and archiving old things here on my blog. This is a lesson plan / planning page for an international project we did in 2008. The report from 2008 is on my blog here. Around the … Continue reading

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Video Conferencing to Promote Global Learning

Global Poster Session: Diane Midness, iEARN-USA with Tonya Muro Phillips, Global Nomads Group. Last night in the poster sessions, Diane and Tonya explained how GNG and iEARN partnered to extend the learning in the GNG videoconferences. Global Nomads does amazing … Continue reading

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Light and Shadows with Wales, UK

Today we have a 2nd grade class connecting to Wales to share what they’ve been learning about light and shadows, via puppet shows. First the students in the UK told us about some of the light-related vocabulary and facts they … Continue reading

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