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Please stop by our video library and watch informative videos about the IVECA program. In the latest video technology teacher Jacob Tanenbaum shares his experiences and insights about the IVECA Virtual Classroom Exchange Program.

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Updated: Jun 21, 2019

Eunhee Jung O’Neill, Ph.D., is interested in long-distance learning. Very long distance, and learning more than the Three “R’s.” Specifically, learning about other cultures. Eunhee is the founder and director of International Virtual Elementary/Secondary Classroom Activities (IVECA).

I met her in New York where she lives, although this week she is visiting her native Seoul, South Korea. Eunhee’s interest in promoting intercultural competence of Kindergarten through twelfth grade students around the world was inspired by a combination of her own personal experiences and contemporary world events…. Read more >>

South Orangetown Central School District

On Wednesday, April 21st, fourth graders from Ms. Christie-Blick’s class at Cottage Lane Elementary School used video conferencing tools to link up with an elementary classroom in South Korea. The project, planned in collaboration with The Center for International Virtual Schooling (IVS) in New York City, is being orchestrated and implemented, at no cost to Cottage Lane Elementary School, or the South Orangetown Central School District.

The children have much to talk about as they share information about their cultures, helping children in a different country understand their customs. This 21st century mode of communication allows students to learn about a different culture, working with children from a different country on common curriculum goals to solve real-world problems, in addition to helping all the children begin to develop a deeper global perspective. As the Americans begin to understand an Asian culture, and the Koreans begin to understand the American culture, all are growing to respect each others’ differences, appreciate the fact that we all have much in common, and realize that now, in the 21st century, the other side of the world is not really so very far away. Read the full story >>

Related news – May 19, 2010:

The Journal News: Virtual Schooling Koreatimes: 한미 초등학생들 화상수업 New York Korean News: 한미 초등학교 실시간 화상 교환 수업: 지구환경 주제로 광주교대부속초교:코티지레인초교