Distance Learning

Students raise hands engaging in videoconference.
  • "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.

    Course Offerings

    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

     

    NYS Distance Learning Course Database

    Please contact Melissa Daniels for the username and password. Under "Narrow Down Courses," click on "View All" to see the potential for courses.

     

    Videoconferncing

    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)

    Videoconferences aligned to Common Core Standards

    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.

    Description and schedule of New York State classroom collaborations.

    Please contact Melissa Daniels to be notified when registration opens for these collaborations.

Contact Us