Together, Margaret and Katrina Ercole (from C. S. Driver Middle School at Marcellus CSD) submitted an application for a mini grant from their district to pilot video conferencing in their buildings. They had 18 elementary and middle school teachers participate in the program. After the pilot was completed, teachers felt that their students were engaged and excited about learning due to their participation in the video conferences. Students felt that it was a fun and interesting way to learn. During the 2013 - 2014 school year, classes from DMS and KCH participated in 32 video conferences collectively and of those 32, most of the opportunities were free.
Currently, Margaret and Amy continue to stay in contact regarding video conferencing opportunities. Click here
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