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Using Zoom For Remote Work Or School? Here's How To Make The Most Of It

Anabel Pasarow's insider point of view in this article will hook you. You'll find practical advice for school or business. There are tips for both participants and moderators. Don't miss the 'Touch-up' filter advice if you're concerned about how you'll look on camera. 

Video Conference Do's and Don'ts

Be prepared. This well-organized article covers preparation, etiquette, tech problem solving, and reasons video conferences fail. Read this before you jump in.

Best Video Conferencing Software for Business in 2020: Zoom, WebEx, AnyMeeting, Slack, and More 

Ed Bott's deep dive into the world of business-level teleconferencing. Read reviews of the ten top services, most offering free trials, and many offering months of free use during the health crisis. A fast-paced introductory video will give you the big picture quickly.

How to Use Discord for Your Classroom

Arif Bacchus describes Discord, a free voice, video, and text chat service. The just created a "real-time teaching environment for up to fifty people at a time." Basic classroom set up is quick and easy. Discord integrates with Zoom, Google Hangouts, and Microsoft Teams.

How to Use Zoom for Online Learning

Ryan Gallagher provides the latest news on Zoom and its use in schools around the world. This post includes links to free training for real-time video teaching. 


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