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Visionaries students meet with author Donna Jo Napoli in the MIddle School Library! This program was provided FREE through MAGPI and the Internet 2 Commons. Four other PA schools participated. You can see into their classrooms at the bottom and right sides of the screen.

Teachers in the Northwestern Lehigh School District have ready access to Internet 2 and a free MAGPI subscription, which provides access to hundreds of educational distance learning programs. At our Middle School, we have the equipment to bring experts and field trips right into your classroom!

To view the MAGPI catalog, click HERE!

Do you SKYPE? All you need is a webcam and microphone, and you're all set to speak with anyone, anywhere in the world, for FREE! Join the Skype network and chat with teachers and students in other countries! To get started, click HERE! At school, you'll need your building's Tech Assistant to download Skype to your computer. Signup is free.


Online Video Conferencing Resources:


Polycom.com
http://www.polycom.com/usa/en/solutions/industry_solutions/education/education.html
Choose Education Programs and Resources.
Videoconference Program Database
Polycom Collaborations Around the Planet
Polycom Events for Educators – both Student sessions AND “Teacher Training”
Polycom also offer a Grant Assistance Program


Center for Interactive Learning and Collaboration
www.cilc.org
www.cilc.org/collaboration_center.aspx - Listing of Current and Past Collaborations between educators. 100+ current listings. Searchable by keyword.
http://www.cilc.org/c/education/videoconferencing_site_directory.aspx- Listing of Schools with VC capabilities. 2350+ sites. Searchable by state.


Challenger Learning Center – Offers simulated, problem-based, learning adventures. E-Missions programs.
clc.cet.edu/
www.e-missions.net/




Cleveland Institute of Music
http://www.cim.edu/dl




GlobalSchoolNet.org
http://www.globalschoolnet.org - Choose Programs or Collaborate Now


Huntington School District
www.hunt.k12.oh.us/huntington/pd/Video_conferencing/index.htm


Knowledge Network Explorer
www.kn.pacbell.com/wired/vidconf/adventures.html


Lorain County Distance Learning Consortium
http://lcdlc.org/contentproviders.htm



Magpi - K-12 Resource Page
http://www.magpi.net/Community/K12-Education


Megaconference Jr.
www.megaconferencejr.org



NASA Digital Learning Network
http://dln.nasa.gov/dln


Vanderbilt Virtual School @ Vanderbilt University
www.vanderbilt.edu/virtualschool/catalog.htm