Video Conferencing in the Classroom

Facilitates:
– field trips without leaving (virtual field trips)
– student engagement
– connecting with experts
– prepares students for the workplace
– allows students to access material on their own time (flipped)
– creates online learning networks
– collaborate with other classes for cultural exchanges, holiday celebrations

Free ones: Zoom, Click Meeting, Skype, Join Me
Not free: My Live District, Go To Meeting

Zoom – give other person a URL and you are connected instantly! No need for adding people via usernames or email addresses.

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