Video Conferencing a Boon to Maine Students

(Cross Posted @ Augusta Insider)

Congresswoman Chellie Pingree secured $473,000 for developing video conferencing in Maine schools.  12 vocational schools and technical centers in 11 counties will receive part of the grant.  The video conferencing technology allows a class to be broadcast to anyone over the network.  This broadcast is not one way.  The instructor can see and hear every classroom tapped in.  In a rural state like Maine, the advantages of this technology become apparent quickly. Continue reading