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  • Welcome Introductions Survey subject areas Knew that they had VC equipment? Know where the VC room is on campus? K
  • A little like a web cam; but, more sophisticated equipment. $50.00 web cam
  • Schools within the district that you can connect with for vc activity
  • Welcome Introductions Survey subject areas Knew that they had VC equipment? Know where the VC room is on campus? K
  • Welcome Introductions Survey subject areas Knew that they had VC equipment? Know where the VC room is on campus? K
  • Welcome Introductions Survey subject areas Knew that they had VC equipment? Know where the VC room is on campus? K

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  • Exploring Distance Learning Opportunities Through Videoconferencing
  • What is Videoconferencing?
    • Videoconferencing technology allows two or more people at different locations to see and hear each other in real time.
    • It is often possible to share computer applications such as Internet pages, library catalogs, documents, or software.
  • Portable Videoconferencing Systems Polycom Viewstation V-Tel Galaxy System
  • Connecting Devices to Videoconferencing Systems Document Camera VCR DVD Player Digital Camera … and many other devices. Computer
  • Example of a Dedicated Room
  • Pasadena ISD Facilities With Videoconference Equipment
      • Administration Building (One installed system and 3 portables)
      • 6 Elementary Schools
      • 3 Intermediate Schools
      • 5 High Schools
  • How Do Videoconferencing Systems “Talk” to Each Other?
    • Systems within Pasadena ISD connect to each other using the Local Area Network.
    • Our Videoconferencing Systems connect to our network via a standard network drop.
  • How Do Videoconferencing Systems “Talk” to Each Other?
    • We have a “Bridge” that connects to the outside world.
    • We also have a firewall transversal solution.
  • Videoconferencing Provides Personnel a Way To...
    • Collaborate with staff members across the district
    • Collaborate with educators world-wide
    • Participate in training sessions
    • Plan with teachers at other schools
  • Videoconferencing Provides Students a Way To…
    • Collaborate with students in other classrooms
    • Learn from students, educators, and business persons anywhere in the world
  • Videoconferencing Provides Students a Way To…
    • Visit far-away places without leaving the classroom
    • Develop communication skills
  • Videoconferencing Provides Students a Way To…
    • develop presentation skills
    • learn to use technology effectively
  • Past Conferences . . .
  • Read Across Pasadena Elementary School Students
  • Read Across Pasadena Elementary School Students
  • Read Across Pasadena Elementary School Students
  • Fall Book Reading Day
  • Author Lynne Reid Banks “Live” Indian in the Cupboard Mrs. Perry-Wiggen’s Fourth Grade Ms. Angie Long’s Fourth Grade Williams Elementary An opportunity for students to interact with a world famous author.
  • Author Lynne Reid Banks “Live” Indian in the Cupboard Mrs. Perry-Wiggen’s Fourth Grade Ms. Angie Long’s Fourth Grade Williams Elementary
  • Author Lynne Reid Banks “Live” Indian in the Cupboard Mrs. Perry-Wiggen’s Fourth Grade Ms. Angie Long’s Fourth Grade Williams Elementary
  • Author Lynne Reid Banks “Live” Indian in the Cupboard Mrs. Perry-Wiggen’s Fourth Grade Ms. Angie Long’s Fourth Grade Williams Elementary Indian in the Cupboard book given to each student that participated in the videoconference. Provided by: Karen Gibson, Director of Staff Development
  • Texas Meets New York
    • First Grade
      • Pasadena ISD
    • Fourth Grade
      • Newburg, New York
  • Texas Meets New York
  • Texas Meets New York
  • Intermediate School Academic Games
  • Intermediate School Academic Games
  • Sudan and the Lost Boys
    • The “Sudan and the Lost Boys Issues” strives to make the public aware of Sudan’s Civil War.
    • Testimony to the plight of war
    • Child of war - Michael Majok Kuch
    http://www.gem-ngo.org/index.php?option=content&task=view&id=31&Itemid=46
  • Sudan and the Lost Boys
  • Sudan and the Lost Boys
  • Sudan and the Lost Boys
  • Live From the Heart Dobie, Memorial, Pasadena, Rayburn High Schools
    • Museum of Science
    • and Industry
    • Live...from the Heart isn't just a chance for students to see live surgery.
    • It’s an opportunity to explore the human heart in all its wonder.
    http ://www.livefromtheheart.org/educators/index.html
  • Live From the Heart Dobie, Memorial, Pasadena, Rayburn High Schools
    • Museum of Science
    • and Industry
    • Students are able to ask the surgical team questions about all things heart-related.
    http ://www.livefromtheheart.org/educators/index.html
  • Live From the Heart Dobie, Memorial, Pasadena, Rayburn High Schools
    • Museum of Science
    • and Industry
    • Students are able to ask the surgical team questions about all things heart-related.
    http ://www.livefromtheheart.org/educators/index.html
  • Live From the Heart Dobie, Memorial, Pasadena, Rayburn High Schools
    • Museum of Science
    • and Industry
    • Live...from the Heart is also
      • a rare glimpse into the world
      • of health professionals, offering
      • an unparalleled career
      • exploration experience.
    http ://www.livefromtheheart.org/educators/index.html
  • Live From the Heart Dobie, Memorial, Pasadena, Rayburn High Schools http ://www.livefromtheheart.org/educators/index.html
  • Live From the Heart Dobie, Memorial, Pasadena, Rayburn High Schools http ://www.livefromtheheart.org/educators/index.html
  • Camden Children’s Garden http ://www.camdenchildrensgarden.org/education.html#distancelearning
  • NASA Distance Learning Programs http:// dln.nasa.gov/dln/
  • Texas Connects
  • Content Providers
  • COSI ( Center Of Science and Industry)
    • Gadget Works
    • In Depth: Autopsy
    • Surgical Suite
    • Experts
    • Teacher Training
    http:// www.cosi.org/educators/videoconferencing/
  • Camden Children’s Garden
    • Butterflies
    • Trees
    • Soil
    • Weather
    • Genetics
    • Tropical Rainforests
    http ://www.camdenchildrensgarden.org/education.html#distancelearning
  • Philadelphia Museum of Art
    • Visual Perception
    • Art of Asia
    • Images of the Medieval Era
    • The Impressionist Era
    • American Art from Colony to Nation
    • Women Artists
    • etc.
    http ://www.philamuseum.org/education/32-128-195.html
  • San Diego Zoo
    • Animal Adaptations
    • Animal Classifications
    • Endangered Species
    http ://www.sandiegozoo.org/teachers/video_index.html
  • Historical Actors
    • Abraham Lincoln
    • Benjamin Franklin
    • Orville Wright
    • Teddy Roosevelt
    • Christopher Columbus
    • Mark Twain
    • Charles Dickens
    • Civil War Soldier
    • and many more.
    http:// www.virent.net/
  • NASA
    • Asteroids
    • Career Exploration
    • Cars in Space
    • Daring Women in Aviation
    • Humans in Space
    • Robotics
    • Mission to Mars
    http:// nasadln.nmsu.edu/dln/
  • Online Lists
    • http://dl.remc11.k12.mi.us/default.htm
    • http://www.cilc.org/c/education/content_provider_programs.aspx
    • http://www.kn.pacbell.com/wired/vidconf/adventures.html
    • http://www.connect2texas.net/
  • Professional Organizations
  • CILC
    • Communities of Interest
    • Professional Development
    • Content Provider List
    • List of other Video Conferencing Sites
    http:// www.cilc.org/
  • PISD Videoconferencing Site http ://www.pasadenaisd.org/it/video.html
  • Presentation materials: http://www.pasadenaisd.org/tcea Contact Information: Michael Marler [email_address] JohnT Powell [email_address]