Category Archive: Collaborative Events

Jul 08

Keeping Connected with SKYPE

SKYPE calls are a wonderful tool to use in the classroom. Classrooms can connection with other classrooms, professionals, and locals such as museums. There are many resources that provide opportunities for classrooms to find connections and many Distance Learning vendors are also using SKYPE as an option for connections. Katrina Keene’s article states how Mystery …

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Jan 31

Video Conference Fact Sheet – checking for understanding

Video Conferences are a great way for students to learn and collaborate. But how does a teacher know if students are understanding the key learning points of the conference? Below is a document that educations can print and distribute to students to use during or right after a conference. Using this document allows for educators …

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Oct 18

The Value of Field Trips – In person and virtual

A recent study discussed the benefits of field trips for students.  There has been a drastic reduction in schools participating in field trips due to expense, scheduling, and curriculum. Click on the link below to read the entire article. ARTICLE: The Educational Value of Field Trips Items of interest from the article: Students: Recall more …

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Sep 25

NYSDLC – State-Wide Collaborations and Career Connections

Each year the New York State Distance Learning Consortium offers free collaborations and Career Connections to classrooms who participate in their BOCES Distance Learning CoSer. NYSDLC Collaborations Flyer 2015-2016 Take a look at our promotion video!

Sep 09

Welcome

Welcome to a new school year! We have redesigned the eLearning Collaborative in order to better serve you. We are very excited to be able to offer exciting opportunities for students and teachers. Keep an eye out for upcoming collaboratives, events, and vendor provided distance learning opportunities.   video platform video management video solutions video …

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