Global Citizens with Videoconferencing

Middle School Videoconferencing Fosters Global Citizenship
‘This year our students have experienced and interacted with experts from the Cabinet War Room in London, a diver from under the water in the Australian Barrier Reef and Health and Social Service officials in South Africa. Videoconferencing gives the concept of primary resources a whole new face.’
By Jody Howard-Kennedy – July 2004
Find out how Eastview Middle School in White Plains, New York, has integrated the use of videoconferencing, and other technologies where teachers have been able to plan and coordinate experiences for their students that not only fulfill the objectives of their curriculum, but also address the larger goals of the school – such as fostering and developing leadership skills and promoting the concept of global citizenship.