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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.

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Video Conferencing Shows the Potential to Prevent Summer Learning Loss in Kids

Summer for the school-aged is all about sunshine, playtime, vacation, and exploration. And, apparently, getting just a little dumber. That’s because the break from the classroom ends the repetitious learning patterns that hardwire...

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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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...
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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 Equipment in the Classroom Helps Online Students Break Down Cultural Barriers

Do you know what they eat for breakfast in Brazil? Do you know what language Mickey Mouse speaks in Japan? Do you know what they wear to a wedding in Kenya? These may seem...
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Video Conferencing with Peers in Other Countries May Help Kids Learn Languages in a...

How do you aim a virtual spitball? First you make the spitball. Then you make a global network of connected computers. Then you use the latest video conferencing technology to get a...