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Silvia Marinova

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How about a VIRTUAL classroom?

What do you imagine as the perfect classroom?
Me and my students were wondering ...
Is it big and full of light?
Is it in the middle of the jungle?
Are there many books in it?
Is there music in it?
What about a VIRTUAL classroom where you study in a virtual environment as if in a video game? Can we learn more from the virtual world than we actually think? Please, share some ideas and opinions ...
Waiting for your replies: Radina, Iliana and Silvia Marinova (teacher) from Sofia, Bulgaria.

Topics: education school
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Closing Statement from Silvia Marinova

Thank you all for answering our question! It's been a pleasure answering and reading all the suggestions. :) We learned a lot as well. So you guys were very helpful and gave us some great insights!
A classroom has to be most of all effective and fun for both teachers and students. :)
Have a great time and enjoy the lifetime learning.

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  • Jan 21 2013: A virtual classroom is an online learning
    environment. The environment can be web-
    based and accessed through a portal or software- based and require a downloadable executable file. Just like in a real-world classroom, a student in a virtual classroom participates in synchronous instruction, which means that the teacher and
    students are logged into the virtual learning
    environment at the same time. Many schools and businesses have rolled out
    virtual classrooms to provide synchonrous distance education. Virtual classroom software applications often employ multiple synchronous
    technologies, such as web conferencing, video conferencing, livestreaming, and web-based VoIP to provide remote students with the ability to
    collaborate in real time. To enhance the
    educational process, applications may also
    provide students with asynchronous communication tools, such as message boards and chat capabilities

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