Category Archives: Professional Dev.

Read Around the Planet Lesson Plan

Finishing up my 21st Century Communication Collaborations class, with some great lesson plans created by the teachers. One of the participants, Kristen Dow, from Mars Elementary, Berrien Springs Public Schools, used her Read Around the Planet videoconference as her project … Continue reading

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Feedback from a Teacher

My 21st Century Communication Collaborations class is ending this week, and it’s always enlightening to read the comments from teachers as they reflect on the last six weeks of making a videoconference happen. Here are some comments from a 2nd … Continue reading

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ISTE 2011: Videoconference Sessions

The ISTE Program is searchable online now! Are you planning to go this year?! Here are all the video conference related sessions that I could find on the program. Sunday, June 26 Workshop: 8:30-3:30 Creating Environmental Literacy with Technology and … Continue reading

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Online Classes About Videoconferencing Start Feb. 28

Just a reminder that I have two online classes starting on February 28. Hope you can join us! Planning Interactive Curriculum Connections (An introduction to VC) Wondering how to integrate interactive video conference technology in your curriculum? This introduction to … Continue reading

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Online Class on Videoconferencing Starts Nov. 1

21st Century Communication Collaborations Course Description: Videoconference (VC) connections between classes open up a whole new world of collaborative learning for students! These 21st century communication collaborations bring the world to your classroom. Immerse yourself in videoconference connections with partner … Continue reading

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Some Jazz Workshop Tidbits

Today is the facilitator debrief session for the 123 VC: Jazzing Up Your Curriculum with Videoconferencing workshop. We review the summer sessions and decide on changes for next year. With that in mind, I thought I’d share a couple things: … Continue reading

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There’s No Excuse

Here’s a great comment from the Jazz reflections today: What excites me about videoconferencing with staff is the range of possibilities.  There really isn’t an excuse for any teacher to not use videoconferencing to enhance curriculum. What excites me about … Continue reading

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