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Education

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

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...
Webinars in higher education can make returning to school much easier.

Webinars in Higher Education Are the Future for Mature Students

Does it really matter if you’re in the same room as your teacher during a lesson? The bulk of the conversation is flowing one way, like a television broadcast. There’s seldom a...
Video conferencing in higher education in Kenya

Kenya Uses Video Conferencing in Higher Education to Meet the Demand for Learning

Kenya’s education system is facing the right kind of problem. One of the youngest and fastest growing economies in Sub-Saharan Africa, it’s experiencing a boom in demand for higher education and...
Video conferencing for hearing impaired students

Video Conferencing for Hearing Impaired Students Makes a Big Difference in and Out of...

They’re seated just a few feet apart in the classroom, but every question the student asks travels 300 miles before it reaches the ears of the teacher. The answer makes the...
A virtual spelling bee would reduce travel

A Virtual Spelling Bee Over Video Conference Connects Kids Across the Country

Do you know what the word nyctinasty means? If you closed your eyes right now, could you even spell it, having just read the word? That word--which refers to the movement...