Videoconferencing provides dance lessons in Minnesota district

12/2/2009 | Bemidji Pioneer (Minn.), The

Educators in a Minnesota district are using Internet-based videoconferencing technology to enable professional dancers and musicians to teach students. Thanks to a nonprofit performing arts center, the schools have access to the technology, which they used to project two-way interactive video lessons onto the wall of a school gymnasium. "It's neat because even though the instructor is on a big white screen, he can say to the kids, 'Hey, you, in front wearing purple,'" one teacher said.

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