Breakout Session

Tuesday Evaluation

Engage Your Students with Video Conferencing

Mary Litwinczuk

12/13/11, 2:25 PM-3:15 PM
St. Croix

Video conferencing is interactive, engaging and fun! See how your students can share their knowledge by using 21st-century communication and collaboration skills through video conferencing. You'll get tips and tricks for accessing free international video conferencing with Megaconference, Jr. and Read Around the Planet, plus view a video conference demonstration.

Links and/or Materials:

In This Session:
  • Why Video Conferencing?
  • Video Conferences at Weaver Lake Elementary
  • Tips and Tricks
  • Two interactive sessions:
    • 2:45 - Geology Rocks
    • 3:00 - Challenger Center

2011 TIES VC WIKI.key

Challenger Center Contact information: This program has matching grants available through January 31, 2012. Video conferences can be scheduled later, but applications should be submitted by Jan 31, 2012.

Kathleen Frank -

Assistant Director
e-Mission Programs
Challenger Learning Center
316 Washington Avenue
Wheeling, WV 26003
304-243-2495 desk
304-780-6614 cell

Discovery Center - Geology Rocks
Megan West
Program Facilitator
(417) 862-9910 x726

TIES also coordinates a Minnesota Internet 2 Users' Group (MUG) that meets once a month and discusses videoconferencing opportunities in the classroom. We meet from 7:30 to 8:30 on the second Tuesday of each month. If you are interested, you can sign up at