Tangipahoa Parish School System uses Vidyo Video Conferencing System in every school in the district. Teachers, students and administrators use this system to break down the walls of their classrooms and reach out to the world. Shown above is District Supervisor, Alison Andrews meeting with magnet school teachers using Vidyo.
Video Conferences found on CILC correlate to state standards as well as Common Core standards.
“Production and Distribution of Writing” Use technology, including the Internet, to produce and publish writing and to interact and collaborate with others.
“Research to Build and Present Knowledge” Gather relevant information from multiple print and digital sources, assess the credibility and accuracy of each source, and integrate the information while avoiding plagiarism. Use technology and digital media strategically and capably.
Presenting Instructional Content & Motivating Students: Providing resources and visuals that establish the purpose of the lesson including examples, illustrations, analogies, and labels for new concepts and ideas so that it is personally meaningful and relevant to students.
During the 2009-2010 School year, TPSS students participated in 368 Video Conferences all correlated directly to Louisiana Content Standards and GLEs.