The video conferencing tool you choose to use can be a flexible decision based on the needs of the learners and the presenter. The important thing about video conferencing is that learners are engaged in relevant learning with experts and students from around the world. Use these resources to plan a video conferencing learning session for your students.
Video Conferencing Tips
1. Never used video conferencing for learning? Try video conferencing with another Springfield classroom to work out kinks that may occur.
2. During a Skype event, our students represent our district. Review proper audience etiquette with your students prior to the video conference.
a. Speak loudly and clearly
b. Slow down when speaking
c. Try not to talk over one another
d. Present good body language
e. Be polite and respectful
Video Conferencing Management
|The Indispensable Guide to Using Skype in the Classroom|
|Mind Your Skype Manners - Tips for Better Skype Calls|
Skype Virtual Field Trips and Guest Speakers
|Skype Virtual Field Trips|
|Skype Guest Speakers|
|Skype an Author Network|
Google Hangout Resources
|Google Hangouts Guide for Teachers|
|7 Ways to Use Google Hangouts in the Classroom|
|Google Community: Google Hangouts in Education (for Educators)|