The following website links will direct teachers, parents, and students to a wide variety of information. At the time of posting, all links were active. If a reader finds a link not active, please email Jeff Gangloff, Distance Learning Coordinator at: firstname.lastname@example.org
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National Educational Broadband Services Association (NEBSA)
NEBSA's provides mission critical information and resources for the creation, delivery, installation, implementation and maintenance of Educational Broadband Service (EBS) to all current and prospective EBS licensees.
Videoconference Content Database
This database of interactive videoconferencing providers and content is maintained by the Berrien County RESA. The searchable database provides descriptions and links to museums and virtual field trips.
The Source for Learning
The Source for Learning is a not-for-profit company, offering teachers, students, and parents the web\'s best collection of learning resources. Compiled and reviewed by education professionals, the resources cover countless subjects and support diverse learning styles. Together, they enhance education at every level.
Connections for K-12 Teaching & Learning over Distance
Digital Bridges, a project of the Northwest Educational Technology Consortium (NETC), is a set of resources to assist K-12 teachers and administrators in designing, implementing, and supporting instructional and other projects using the Internet and videoconferencing technologies. Projects for improving the instruction of students, and for improving the interaction between school personnel and others involved in the care and growth of children are presented as models of promising practice in both online education and interactive videoconferencing (IVC).
American Distance Education Consortium
ADEC is a non-profit distance education consortium composed of approximately 65 state universities and land-grant colleges. The website offers many distance education resources regarding teaching, learning, and research. The consortium was conceived and developed to promote the creation and provision of high quality, economical distance education programs and services to diverse audiences, by the land grant community of colleges and universities, through the most appropriate information technologies available.
The Center for Interactive Learning and Collaboration (CILC)
The Center for Interactive Learning and Collaboration (CILC) supports and advances education through videoconferencing and other collaborative technologies. A nonprofit, CILC offers access to quality professional development and student educational content, as well as consulting and technical assistance. This helps schools leverage technology to improve educational outcomes, while saving time and money.
Global Nomads Group
Established in 1998, the Global Nomads Group (GNG) is an international non-governmental agency (NGO) that creates interactive educational programs for students about global issues. GNG's educational programs include four types of videoconferences -- The PULSE, Currents, Innovations and Rapid Response -- where students learn about and discuss subjects with their peers from around the world in live, facilitated sessions.