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 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...
video conferencing parent teacher meetings

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...
Video conferencing allows Minecraft to be used for education.

The Addition of Video Conferencing Could Make Minecraft an Even More Powerful Education Tool

Seven-year-olds build houses nowadays. And skyscrapers. And entire cities. And if Microsoft gets its way, such engineering feats will be part of the everyday grade school curriculum. The tech giant has created an...
Video Conferencing in Education

Using Video Conferencing in Education Can Create Empathy in Students

We feel greater empathy for people we think are similar to us. Luckily, according to research, that similarity isn’t based solely on looks but rather on the broader social, behavioral, 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...
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...
Online courses can help children learn sign language.

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...
E-mentoring allows children to receive guidance over video conferencing.

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...
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...
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...