Education

Education

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

video conferencing in the classroom

Video Conferencing in the Classroom: Smart Ways to Make Use of Tech in Education

By guest author Kelly Kincaid It’s September. You just opened up a big box of tablets for your classroom. Now what? If you don’t speak digital and you’re struggling with how to...
Skype a Scientist

An Interactive Version of Skype a Scientist Could Get More Kids Excited About Science

Superhero movies are giving scientists a bad name. From Captain America to Wolverine, Superman to Deadpool, the villains of the piece are scientists, mad folks in lab coats twisting humans and nature...
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A Virtual Farm Field Trip Teaches Students Milk Comes from Cows, Not Cartons

According to 7% of the U.S. population, chocolate milk comes only from brown cows. That insight came from an Innovation Center for U.S. Dairy survey that also found that 48% of respondents...
4K Video Conferencing Cameras

Affordable 4K Video Conferencing Cameras Can Make Use of Colleges’ Super High-Speed Internet

This is an understatement: Boston University provides face-to-face video conferencing equipment and facilities. It should read: Boston University is connected to the fastest private broadband network in the U.S., and 4K webcams have just...
distance education using technology

Distance Education Using Technology Like Video Conferencing Needs Structure and Guidelines to Work

More than 5.7 million students will not set foot in a classroom this year. That’s because they are part of the flourishing online and distance education community. Rather than lecture halls and...
education technology trends

Education Technology Trends Are Moving Toward Classrooms That Act Like Video-Powered Office Spaces

Today’s high school classrooms are starting to look like offices. That sounds like a pretty dull place for a teenager until you think about how advanced the modern office has become. It’s...
education for senior citizens

Education for Senior Citizens: College Classes for Seniors Could Depend on Video Conferencing

You’re never too old to learn, and in the U.S. it actually gets easier as you enter your autumn years. Financially, anyway. Every state in the union has a university or...
online sign language courses

Online Sign Language Courses Over Video Calling Could Be Enhanced with Skype Translator

Sometimes concentrating on what a piece of technology is designed to do blinds us to what it is actually capable of doing. It doesn’t have to be as dramatic a pivot as...
handwriting apps with video conferencing

Handwriting Apps Could Draw on Video Conferencing to Revive a Lost Art Using Technology

Do you have a pen on you? Right now? If you’re at work there’s probably one rolling around in your desk drawer, or maybe a colorful collection growing out of a cylindrical...
e-mentoring over video conference

Middle Schoolers Are E-Mentoring Elementary Students Using Video Conferencing

When Kiser Intermediate student Jaida Thomas grows up she wants to be a teacher. Or a beautician. Or a pediatric oncologist. That’s quite a wish list for a young lady to...