Distance Learning Resources

The JCS distance learning program, including school-based videoconferencing equipment, is helping to extend the classroom in support of learning. Whether it be collaborating with classrooms at other schools within the county or visiting an art museum hundreds of miles away, distance learning is connecting Jefferson County students with a unique and enriched learning experience. In partnership with the Center for Interactive Learning and Collaboration (CILC), the JCS Technology Resource Facilitator (TRF) program is creating new opportunities for integrating technology in the classroom to advance learning opportunities.




A holocaust survivor in New York City shares her life experiences with Jefferson County students using distance learning equipment.

Getting Started with CILC!


Visit the CILC website and explore the Content Provider Progarms searchable database. Check out the Collaborations section for classrooms across the nation and around the world looking for partners in learning. Become a registered member. It's free. And, contact your school-based Technology Resource Facilitator (TRF) for more information and assistance.

CILC Facts:

The Center for Interactive Learning and Collaboration (CILC) works with over 220 content providers offering over 1,300 programs. View the list.

The CILC provides numerous opportunities for collaboration with classrooms across the nation and around the world.

CILC's Kids Creating Community Content (KC3) Contest. Now in its fifth year CISCO and CILC have partnered on this engaging project featuring elementary, middle and high teams researching, developing and presenting community content through various technologies and connecting classes world-wide through videoconferencing. Learn more.

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