Classroom Technology / Collaboration / Distance Learning / Videoconferencing / VLC Programs / Web 2.0

Winter Holidays Videoconference Registration Deadline Approaching!

World renowned children’s author, Patricia McKissack, teaches students how to write over distance learning. During hands-on and highly interactive videoconference sessions, participating students discuss plot, themes, character development and more. Patricia will also post to her blog and answer students questions during her series. Next up on her three part writing series: Winter Holidays Around … Continue reading

Tech PD / VLC Programs

Virtual Learning Center & Flickr

To see pictures of the latest Virtual Learning Center activities, make sure to visit our Flickr page: http://www.flickr.com/photos/virtuallearningcenter. We have current and past photos of our academies, videoconferences, tele classes, the Midwest Education Technology Conference, and special events gathered in one place. The photos above are of the most recent Ritenour iTEA Cadre I meeting … Continue reading

Classroom Technology / Collaboration / SMART Board / Tech PD / VLC Programs

October 2009: Creating SMARTBoard Lessons to Engage and Motivate Students

Creating SMARTBoard Lessons to Engage and Motivate Students October 28 & 29, from  4:00-7:00 pm $138 CSD member; $214 non-member (One Grad. Credit Available) Do you already have a SMART Board and consider yourself a user? This intermediate class is for you! Come learn the advanced features of the SMART Board and create lessons. Become … Continue reading

Collaboration / Distance Learning / Videoconferencing / VLC Programs

Next Mental Health Videoconference – November 12

Sign up today for  Autism Spectrum Disorders on November 12 @ 4 pm CT: Autism is the third most common developmental disorder in the United States. It affects 1:150 individuals and its cause remains unknown. Research today is focused on early diagnosis and intervention. This 1 hour presentation will provide an overview of autism spectrum … Continue reading

Classroom Technology / Collaboration / Distance Learning / Links / Videoconferencing

Baikonur and the Soviet Space Race

Recently, Lafayette High School in the Rockwood School District participated in Baikonur and the Soviet Space Race, offered by the Inner Asian & Uralic National Resource Center. This free videoconference  attempts to fill in the gaps in our understanding of the Space Race, as seen from the other side: namely, the Soviet Union. The content … Continue reading