Think Outside the Classroom: Video Conferencing for the Modern Teacher

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Web-based video conferencing has quickly become a preferred method for virtual meetings between friends, families, and business professionals in the 21st century. As technology enables more and more actions to be performed virtually, it’s no surprise video conferencing has also become a widely-used medium for online education. In today’s blog, we’ll be going over some of the ways that teachers of all kinds can utilize video conferencing to make their courses more accessible, more interactive, and more engaging.

Creating virtual classrooms

In the old days, students had to be physically present in a classroom in order to receive the teacher’s lecture or lesson. Now, thanks to video conferencing and online education, teachers and students are no longer bound the confines of an actual classroom. Not only does this make educational courses accessible to students anywhere in the world, it eliminates any overhead expenses associated with having a classroom of students under one roof. This savings can be used to make classes more affordable and thereby accessible to more students.

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18 Ways FreeConference.com Can Help You Simplify Your Business This Year

It seems like we spend too much time in meetings in the modern work environment. But companies continue to find solutions for the abundance of necessary meetings that their employees need to have. FreeConference.com was created from this demand, and it provides so much more than just conference calling. Here are 18 ways FreeConference can help you simplify your business this year.

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Five Reasons why a Free Calling App will will help make your Work Environment Happier & More Productive

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How a Free Calling App Can Improve Employee Morale and Increase Productivity

If you run your own business or are in charge of managing people you work with, you’re probably well aware of the relationship between employee morale and productivity. If you haven’t, allow me to briefly summarize: studies have found that employees who are happy at work and have a good relationship with their bosses are better workers. So, what does employee morale and productivity have to do with a free calling app you may wonder?

The whole idea of conference calling for businesses is to facilitate communication and collaboration—two things which also, incidentally, are crucial for building trust and morale in any organization. While many employers turn to tools and programs like time trackers to make sure their workers are maximizing their productivity, these same measures can also create trust gaps between workers and management if not accompanied by free and open lines of communication between all parties involved.

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7 Worst Conference Call Jokes of 2017

The new year is a time to re-affirm old commitments, but it is also a time to let go of what no longer serves us. In the spirit of leaving the bad behind to make way for the good, here are the 7 worst conference call jokes that I could come up with. Like old underwear, toxic relationships, and the music video for “Man’s Not Hot”, these literary atrocities should be left behind in 2017. Don’t say I didn’t warn you.… Read more →

Board Meeting Promises to Make and Keep in 2018

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Run Shorter, More Effective Board Meetings in 2018 with FreeConference.

The new year is a time when we set goals for ourselves to help us look better, feel better, and be more successful. If you are involved with a business or nonprofit, the start of 2018 is the perfect time to rethink the way your organization conducts meetings. In today’s new year blog post, we’d like to share with you some ideas that can make your group or company meetings better and more productive in 2018.

Here are our 4 top conference meeting tips:

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Our Top 4 Conference Call Promises to Keep in 2018

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Renewing our commitment to keep FreeConference the premier free conference call service in 2018

With 2018 just around the corner, you might be starting to put together a list of personal new year resolutions in order to achieve greater health, happiness, or prosperity during the upcoming year. Whatever your new new year resolutions may be, we at FreeConference wish you success in your commitment to personal or professional growth. As a company that constantly strives to better ourselves and the service we provide our many customers around the world, we think that we ought to make a few of our own goals for the new year.

Here are our top four conference call commitments to our customers to keep in 2018.

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Bring the Lesson Home with a Holiday Conference Recording

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Holiday schedules can get hectic, especially for small businesses that remain open during that time. A large percentage of staff members take days off around the holidays making it hard to continue running the business. Student schedules could be just as erratic, so the teachers and tutors that are affected by the holidays must make adjustments to accommodate their students. A holiday conference recording can be an effective tool for teachers that teach online classes so that they preserve their presentation for students that miss their class during the holiday.… Read more →

Vision Casting with Conference Calls: How to Refine the Art of Inspiration

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What is Vision Casting?

One of the first steps to success is the to have a goal, a vision if you will, then construct a strategic plan to achieve that goal. A variation of this first step is defined in churches as Vision Casting: sharing your “vision” to others so they make your “vision” their own. Having a good vision and vision casting can be a powerful tool for your institution, there are countless stories of managers refusing to quit, employees putting in extra effort, and customers showing loyalty and commitment, all because of good vision casting. In this post, we discuss the importance of vision casting, and how it can be enhanced through video conferencing.… Read more →

Best Conference Call Headset of 2017 for Home and Office

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It’s pretty common to work in an office surrounded by 10s and even 100s of coworkers, and the constant walking, talking, and business conducting could be very distracting to your everyday work. Which is why a conference call headset could make your life better or worse depending on the sound quality, comfort, microphone quality, and durability, especially if your job requires frequent communication. And who would know more about communication than us here at FreeConference.com? In this post, we present the best conference call headset of 2017 for either home or office activities.… Read more →