Videoconferencing for K-12 Classrooms: A Program Development Guide

The International Society for Technology in Education (ISTE) recently published Videoconferencing for K-12 Classrooms: A Program Development Guide, a book that provides real-life stories and proven strategies for successfully implementing interactive videoconferencing (IVC) in K-12 classrooms. Designed for teachers, administrators, technology coordinators and library media specialists, the book describes the setup and use of standards-based interactive videoconferencing utilizing IP and ISDN networks. Specific features of the book offer educators a complete program development guide to basic IVC hardware, implementation strategies, classroom management and classroom design; examples of successful IVC programs and projects worldwide; as well as useful lessons, evaluations templates and a guide to IVC resources. To purchase the book, visit

This article originally appeared in the 09/01/2004 issue of THE Journal.