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

Combining handwriting apps with video conferencing can help preserve an important communication tool.

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...
Video conferencing in the classroom can enhance learning

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...
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Study Groups Use Video Chat to Enhance Collaboration Via Online Tools

Every good study group should begin with a scene from The Goonies. Not just any scene, the scene where a soaked Sean Astin begs his non-hobbit companions to fight on and find...

School Field Trips by Video Conference: A Cost-Effective Solution to a Dying Tradition

This year’s third-grade field trip to the zoo has been canceled due to a shortfall in funding. Instead, students will visit the moon. This is the school newsletter headline of the future. As the...
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Augmented Reality Could Make Remote Tutoring Via Video Conference As Fun As Pokemon Go

The only downside to having a history lesson in the middle of a revolutionary battlefield is losing sight of your tutor amid all the charging cavalry. Still, it’s better than the old...
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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...
sick students can benefit from classroom video conferencing

Video Conferencing in the Classroom Would Keep Chronically Ill Students in Step with Their...

Little Johnny’s coughing is interrupting reading time in his third-grade class. His teacher doesn’t want to cause him any unnecessary stress or shame by calling him out or asking him to go...
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Music Schools As Well As Students in Remote Areas Turn to Video Conferencing for...

You’re sitting at home with your five-year-old daughter in Argyle, Missouri. Hardly a relatable story, I agree, as the town of Argyle has a population of less than 200, so it’s unlikely...
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Video Conferencing Makes All the Difference for Single Parents at Parent-Teacher Meetings

Did National Parent Involvement Day pass you by? It is set aside to “honor and highlight” the contribution parents make to their children’s education, both at home and at school. But if...
live video chat and online learning

Click for Help: Live Video Chat Links in Online Learning Tools Give Students Instant...

If you’re a parent, or just spend time around kids, you know that sometimes the answers our children seek for their homework are a little more complex than a patient parent...