If you are a Science teacher looking for a way to develop global awareness and find opportunities for students to collaborate with other students across the state, nation or the world, perhaps Video Conferencing is for you! Come see examples of how video conferencing can be a valuable addition to your current curriculum.


Welcome to Web Conferencing!

Come spend some time with us learning about the possibility of using web conferencing to connect you and your students to others who share your passion and interest in learning.

Agenda

What is video conferencing?

  • Expectations
  • Equipment
  • Ease of Use
    • Make sure you have you Tech Guy on your side


Set the Stage for Success

  • Schedule the event
  • Thing of Logistics
  • Prepare
    • Give the students background knowledge
    • Practice, practice, practice
    • Reflect the lesson
  • Be Organized

What do you need to video/web conference?

  • Internet 2 is a plus
  • A nice tech guy
  • Polycom or other video conferencing equipment
  • Someone to connect to

What can you do with Video Conferencing?

  • Connect with EACH OTHER!!!!

  • Watch surgeries
  • Talk to Experts
  • Stream Study comparison across PA


Resources -

There are FREE sites...you have to look
Remember - DO WHAT WILL WORK FOR YOU!


www.learninpa.org



Social Studies Related Links

http://www.nationalww2museum.org/education/teachers.html#virtual
http://mediacast.bviu.org/inventivex/mediaresources/checkout_clean.cfm?ContentID=25153&TransactionID=8486&Checksum=%20%20758479&RepServerID=&JumpSeconds=0
Center for Interactive Learning and Collaboration




Science Related Links

http://www.e-missions.net/
http://dln.nasa.gov/dln/




Using the Polycom VSX 700 - Manual








Using Polycom



Connecting with Cleveland Museum of Art via Polycom



Skype - www.skype.com


Skype Power Point



Skype YouTube Video