About the Project
Connected North is a leading-edge program that delivers immersive and interactive education services to schools in remote and underserved northern communities through high-definition two-way video communication and collaboration technology. Cisco Canada, in collaboration with TakingITGlobal as the program manager and charitable partner, leads an ecosystem of supporters and contributors who work together to create an immersive educational resource for use in classrooms across Canada.
- Virtual Experts & Field Trips: Live interactive video sessions connecting students, experts, role models and partners and educational venues like museums and galleries through curriculum linked subject matter to enhance student classroom engagement.
- Cultural Exchange: Opportunities to connect with other schools through collaborative project based learning. This includes north to north and north to south connections.
- Virtual Career Fairs: Live career fairs and virtual mentoring, giving students the opportunity to explore possible career opportunities.
- Teacher Capacity Building: Use of collaborative technology for teacher professional learning and mentorship.