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Virtual Field Trips. Mark Hauk [email protected] Merle Ross [email protected] Download this Presentation at : www.bcbl.ca (click on link above graphic). 9:30 am Introduction & Virtual Field Trips in SD23 10:00 am Collaborations Around the Planet (CAPspace)

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Virtual field trips

Virtual Field Trips

Mark Hauk [email protected]

Merle Ross [email protected]

Download this Presentation at:www.bcbl.ca (click on link above graphic)


Agenda

  • 9:30 am Introduction & Virtual Field Trips in SD23

  • 10:00 am Collaborations Around the Planet (CAPspace)

    • Sue Porter – CAPspace Coordinator (Grand Rapids, MI)

  • 11:30 amLunch (provided)

  • 12:30 pmHow to find and schedule a Virtual Field Trip

  • 1:00 pmRoyal Tyrrell Museum Virtual Visit

    • Megan McLauchlin – DL Coordinator (Drumheller, AB)

  • Agenda


    Welcome to mcwilliams centre sd23

    • Blended Learning Program – www.bcbl.ca

      • 11 teachers, 1 media specialist (Merle), 1 VP (Doug Gray)

      • Part of Central Programs & Services

      • Elementary, Middle School, and Secondary ADC/Planning 11

    Welcome to McWilliams Centre – SD23


    Virtual field trips some history

    • IP Videoconferencing

      • High end videoconferencing units

      • LifeSize, Polycom, Cisco

    • SD23 Videoconference Infrastructure

      • 27 LifeSize Endpoints

      • GESS(2), RSS(3), KSS(3), OKM(1), MBSS(2)

      • CNB (1), Hollywood Road (2)

      • Portable Units (2)

    Virtual Field Trips – Some History…


    Virtual field trips where we ve been

    • SD23 Virtual Field Trips

      • Pearl Harbor (Pacific Historic Parks) – Honolulu, HI

      • Royal Tyrrell Museum – Drumheller, AB

      • National Gallery of Canada – Ottawa, ON

      • McMillen Centre for Health Education – Fort Wayne, IN

      • NASA – Kennedy Space Center

      • Houston Audubon Society

      • Dallas Museum of Nature & Science

      • Indianapolis Zoo

      • Cleveland Museum of Art

    Virtual Field Trips – where we’ve been


    What is available

    What is available?


    An example

    An Example…


    Collaborations around the planet capspace

    • CAPspace is a portal for educational videoconferencing

      • Find teachers and schools interested in collaborative videoconference projects

      • Over 14,000 educators from 56 countries are registered

    COLLABORATIONS AROUND THE PLANET (Capspace)


    Finding a virtual field trip

    • Two Main Databases of Content Providers & Programs

      • CILC – Center for Interactive Learning & Collaboration

      • Polycom/TWICE Videoconferencing Database

    Finding a virtual field trip


    Cilc pinnacle award

    • Based on Teacher Evaluations – Outstanding Performance by a Content Provider

    CILC – Pinnacle Award


    Costs

    • Costs range from $0 to $250 per session

    Costs


    How to schedule

    • Contact Mark Hauk or Merle Ross

      • Contact Mark if you are having trouble finding a suitable field trip

      • Try to schedule your event as soon as possible, we recommend you give us at least 4-6 weeks notice

      • Mark and/or Merle will take care of the scheduling, testing, technical issues, and coordinate payment with your school

      • We will come out for a quick test in your classroom before the event and will be there to setup and ensure it runs smoothly on the day of the event.

    How to schedule


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