"Distance Learning is learning that takes place via electronic media linking instructors and students who are not together in the same classroom." (From the New York State Distance Learning Consortium)
The CiTi Distance Learning Program strives to bridge the gap in educational opportunities and enhance learning experiences for students, teachers and community members by providing overall program coordination services, technical support, identification of district needs and connectivity access to school districts and educational institutions.
An extensive variety of courses are available via the Distance Learning network. Courses include but are not limited to:
- High School Courses - HS Credit
- College Level Courses - Earn college credit for FREE that will transfer to other colleges.
- SAT Prep
- Regents Review
Please contact Melissa Daniels for the username and password. Under "Narrow Down Courses," click on "View All" to see the potential for courses.
Why should I videoconference?
- Interact with professionals & experts who might otherwise be inaccessible
- Real time communication
- Enrich existing curriculum
- Bridge cultural gaps
- Improve communication and social skills
- Economical & time efficient
Selecting a videoconference:
There is an extensive number of videoconferencing or virtual fieldtrip content providers to choose from, many aligned to Common Core Curriculum Standards. You can connect with zoos, museums, or experts on a variety of topics. Below are two searchable databases that allow you to search by topic/subject, grade level, standards, cost, etc.
Search the CILC database (username: oswegocounty password: oswegocounty)
To request a videoconference, please complete the Distance Learning Request Form.
You may also connect your students with other students across New York State, in free classroom-to-classroom collaborations such as Monster Match, Erie Canal, or Brown Bear, Brown Bear.
Please contact Melissa Daniels to be notified when registration opens for these collaborations.