Canada Studies Confirmation


To: Teachers & techs on both sides, cc janine.lim@berrienresa.org
Subject: Canada Studies VC Project Confirmation: [date]

Greetings and welcome to our Canada Studies Videoconference Project. The goal of this project is increase the understanding of Canada for our Michigan students, and to more fully understand and appreciate the interdependence between Canada and the United States.

Dates & Times
[date & time in both time zones]

Technical Information:
[who] will dial.
[IP address]
If there are problems, please call [phone].

Introductions
The lead teacher for this project is [local teacher name, email, phone, school name, city, state, country].
The other participating school is:
[local teacher name, email, phone, school name, city, state, country].

Preparation
Preparation materials and resources are online:
http://canadavc.wikispaces.com/



Format
For the actual connection, I recommend this format as a rough guideline:
5 min. Introductions (be sure to prepare a map for each other)
10 min. One class leads the interaction
10 min. The other class leads the interaction.
10-15 min. Ask each other questions.

Action Items
Here’s what needs to happen next.
  • Teachers: Please email each other to discuss further.
  • Techs: Please sign up for a test call with Berrien RESA's bridge here: [ADD LINK]

Let me know if you have any questions along the way. We really appreciate you participating in this project with us!
Janine