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Why Face 2 Face video instead of a web conference? Here is an interesting article:

What are some of the ways I can use videoconferencing in my classroom?

Share critical resources with other schools:
  • Foreign language instruction
  • Advanced Placement classes
  • Mentoring and tutoring

Provide access for extended learning for students and teachers:
  • Virtual field trips
  • Visit with content experts
  • Classroom Partnerships
  • Professional Development
  • Is video the new PowerPoint? on this link and read how one school is making use of video in the classroom!

Prepare students for the emerging global economy:
  • Connect students with S.T.E.M. professionals
  • Visit the International Space Station
  • Cultural partnerships

Prepare students for higher education or vocational training:
  • Dual credit courses
  • Visit with university students
  • Project based learning partnerships

Collaboration opportunities for teachers and administrators:
  • Educators no longer have to be isolated
  • Create virtual professional communities
  • Expand and enhance online communities