Education

Education

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

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...
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...
study group online

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 Austin begs his non-hobbit companions to fight on and find...
field trips by video conference

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...
remote tutoring via video conference

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...
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...
video conferencing in the classroom for sick students

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...
Logitech music lessons by video conferencing

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...
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...
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...