CAPspace is a large scale global directory and professional network of educators for video conferencing project collaboration, with over 14,000 members from 56 countries. Our directory enables educators to connect with peers to globally collaborate thus expanding and enhancing learning.
Polycom provides a free searchable content database offering educators worldwide access to more than 2000 programs from over 300 different content providers. Partnering with Two-way Interactive Connections in Education (TWICE), the database contains content providers, educational outreach programs from organizations such as zoos, museums, author’s, experts in the field and much more.
Our special events provide FREE curriculum-rich content to Polycom customers to enhance learning and increase student achievement. Events include connections to renowned authors, experts in the field, famous people or places and much more.
To help ensure successful implementation and adoption of video conferencing and collaboration, Polycom Academic and Instructional Training Professional Services are designed to fit your administrative, instructional, or other needs. Our training will give you the skills, resources, and opportunities needed to incorporate video conferencing technology successfully across your organization.
Educators can enhance their curriculum, connect with colleagues and peers, and expand the reach of their classroom with live, relevant and culturally rich interactive learning experiences. Polycom Content Access Program (PCAP) is designed for Polycom customers who have never or seldom connected with content providers such as museums, science centers, and authors to experience the power of this educational tool. Polycom will provide a complimentary virtual field trip to jump start your video conferencing experience.
Join in online conversations with Polycom’s Education Team and fellow educators through the Polycom Education Community, a newly launched external site that promotes the exchange of ideas in an informal environment. The community can also be used to share best practices, lessons learned, and pedagogical approaches or seek help.
Read Around the Planet, an outgrowth of the U.S. National Education Association (NEA) Read Across America program, is a global celebration of reading using videoconference technology. Combined with World Book Day, RAP is designed to promote reading and opportunities for classroom videoconference collaborations. Polycom provides the funding to support TWICE who manages the program including registration, the classroom partner matching service and support documentation. Tied to Dr. Suess’ birthday, RAP registration opens around September with events occurring in February and March. RAP is open to primary, elementary and secondary education institutions.
To help you with E-rate filing, Polycom offers a team of E-rate experts for one-on-one, customized assistance; complimentary E-rate support throughout the E-rate process; free educational Webinars on the E-rate process; tips and tools for managing the E-rate application process.