Education

Education

The world is your classroom. Video conferencing hardware is connecting teachers to students around the globe to break physical barriers to education.

Edutainment in the classroom through video conferencing

Edutainment in the Classroom Is Video Conferencing’s Gift to Education

When you’re eight years old, there’s nothing more persuasive than a dinosaur. Whether they’re the old-fashioned purple variety that teaches nursery rhymes and the art of hugging, or the really old-fashioned type...
Video conferencing language learning is one of the best methods

Video Conferencing in Language Learning Adds an Extra Dimension to Education

Read my lips: video conferencing is a great way to learn a language online. It adds a live, face-to-face dynamic that is far more engaging than any stale video series you’ve been...
Virtual classroom management is important in a digital education environment.

Virtual Classroom Management Can Maximize Learning

The “virtual” part of the virtual classroom might be described as being shorthand for “virtually anything.” The power of digital communication, with its cloud computing, webcams, digital whiteboards, and multimedia streaming...
A student uses Hopecam to participate in school

Hopecam Uses Video Conferencing to Keep Students with Cancer Connected to Classmates

“Friendships are a powerful healing force for physical and mental illness…strong, healthy relationships and a supportive environment are important resources to draw upon when dealing with any of life’s difficult, stressful,...
Life science video conferencing will make use of VR.

Life Science Video Conferencing Brings Nature into Schools

There’s a heart-warming moment in the BBC’s Blue Planet documentary series where world-renowned naturalist Sir David Attenborough drops the façade of scientific professionalism and shows pure, child-like enthusiasm. As an enormous blue...
A classroom digital whiteboard could offer many creative possibilities for students.

A Classroom Digital Whiteboard Could Give Art Students a New Collaborative Outlet

A classroom digital whiteboard could give students of a not-too-distant future access to creative possibilities that no school-aged artist has ever had before. A screen spread out across the wall of...
There are advantages and disadvantages of video conferencing in schools.

The Advantages and Disadvantages of Video Conferencing in Schools

In video conferencing terms, everything is bigger in India. When you have a population in excess of 1.3 billion, you need to take full advantage of all the communication methods you...
The Ask Gran Not Google program encourages communication and connection.

Ask Gran, Not Google: Classroom Video Calling Teaches the Value of Conversation

Google has taken the fun out of many a friendly debate. No longer can you sustain a colorful argument about who wrote a certain song, who played quarterback on a football...
Holograms in education being used to teach students

Holograms in Education Are Being Road-Tested at London’s Imperial College

A hologram is only as important as what it has to say. The writers of science fiction seemed to know that fact, and if you’re a fan of Star Trek or Star...
Boy using interactive classroom technology

Interactive Classroom Technology Is the Start of the Virtual Visual Education

In the future, we’re thinking kids might be a little less excited about winter break. Why would any student be excited to embrace elderly relatives and sing dorky carols when they spend...