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  Top Five Applications for Video in Classroom Education  
Article1 Photo   From distance learning to collaboration with classrooms halfway around the world, video communication is transforming K–12 learning. One size does not fit all for video solutions, and Cisco’s acquisition of TANDBERG means Cisco now provides a full range of solutions, including live video calls integrated with an electronic whiteboard session.
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Video Case Study: E-Rate Funds Distance Learning
Article1 Photo   See how Escambia County School District in Alabama leveraged E-Rate funding to develop an interactive distance learning environment that brings the world to the classroom.
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Financing: Closing School Budget Gaps
Article3 Photo   Budget shortfalls can put a crimp in vital school projects, such as replacing failing phone systems or implementing interactive video to offer AP classes in more schools. Now schools can take advantage of the Public Sector Financing Program from Cisco Capital to deploy new technology today, using their existing and future budgets.
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Resources
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  Try Cisco Show and Share Free for 30 Days Transform Your Communications with Video
Record, edit, post, and comment more securely on videos with the help of Cisco Show and Share, a new social video system.

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White Paper: Taking the Wraps off Video Conferencing in the U.S. Classroom – A National and State-by-State Analysis
This white paper measures the adoption for videoconferencing in K–12 schools, by assessing the growth and evolution of classroom-based video conferencing networks.

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Gartner Report: Opportunities for Education Technology Despite Fiscal Constraints

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Cisco Goes to ISTE Conference
Cisco wowed the crowd at the International Society for Technology in Education (ISTE) conference this year (formerly known as NECC). The ISTE conference is the largest K12 event of the year, with more than 12,000 attendees. Cisco and TANDBERG combined forces, creating a “Cisco School,” featuring realistic K–12 scenarios: Classroom, Administrator’s Office, Safety, and Facilities Management.

Featured demonstrations included:

The new Flip Prosumer Video camera
The entire Cisco Digital Media Suite, including Show and Share, Digital Signs, and Cisco Cast
Cisco Media Experience Engine 3000
Cisco WebEx
Physical security solution integrating video surveillance, IP phones, and digital signage
TANDBERG Assistant with “Sync” technology, integrated with SMART interactive white board
Smart Connected Buildings and Cisco Energywise
TANDBERG EX90 Personal Telepresence
CTS500 Personal TelePresence
Singlewire and SchoolMessenger applications for Cisco IP phones
Cisco Networking Academy

In addition, Cisco held an Executive Panel Discussion on “Innovating with Video in K–12” featuring Mobile County Public Schools and Howe Public Schools. Cisco Education Marketing Manager John Tuohy was interviewed by Denver Public Schools’ local cable channel, DPS, about physical security and other solutions.

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Schools Get $10 Billion to Save Education Jobs

Video demo:
John Chambers shows how the new Cisco Cius business tablet can be used in education.

Gartner:
Education IT Poised for Growth.

Bill Gates:
Forget university, the web is the future for education.
 
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Events
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CETPA Annual Conference
Monterey, California
October 1922

California Educational Technology Professionals Association

 
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Cisco TANDBERG Content Server

Cisco TANDBERG Assistant
 
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