Tag: Zoom

  • Walking the Virtual Halls at CCB

    A mostly black-and-white screen shot of the Zoom app, showing Breakout Rooms in Progress

    Moving out of your virtual classroom into the main “lobby,” you could very easily run into a classmate or another instructor, identifiable by their name in the participants list. Not by their video image, however, because of course class time, even remotely, is sleep shade time, too. Still, you might unmute yourself and exchange a few words before choosing your next classroom from the list of breakout rooms.

    The final three weeks of classes at CCB for 2020 were virtual, as are these first two weeks of 2021. Since Thanksgiving, we held regular classes on the Zoom platform, but doing so in a way that only became possible with the addition of a new feature this fall.… Read the rest “Walking the Virtual Halls at CCB”


  • FAST and Zoom, Zoom and FAST: Our FAST Program for Blind Youth goes virtual This Friday!

    FAST - (Fun Activities & Skills Training) logo

    FAST - (Fun Activities & Skills Training) logo

    Editor’s Note: Here’s some news from Youth Director Martin Becerra-Miranda. He’s been busy hosting lots of Zoom meetings for our staff and ITP students for the past month. But he’s also had time to think about what he wants to do with our FAST (Fun Skills Activities and Training) for youth, and maybe, just maybe, he misses the real energy of working with kids. So we’re going virtual with FAST starting this Friday!


    Blind students of all ages and their family members


    This will be a virtual meeting on the Zoom platform


    Friday, April 24, 2020 at 7:00 PM

    Observing “Social Distancing” guidelines doesn’t have to mean being socially disconnected.… Read the rest “FAST and Zoom, Zoom and FAST: Our FAST Program for Blind Youth goes virtual This Friday!”


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