On Mon, Feb 13, 2012 at 8:35 AM, Lucie deLaBruere <[log in to unmask]> wrote:

With the increase in request for classrooms to participate in SKYPE in Education and LNV/Scopia opportunities for classroom teachers, we are trying to come up with an ideal setup for a classroom wanting to participate in these opportunities.  Would love to recommendation from anyone who has a successful model.

This sounds like the perfect question for some middle school and high school youtube gurus ... 

... from other experiments, a "digital video camera" that had a USB connection often works wonderfully ... 

* panability 
* zoom lens +++
* directional microphone +++
* allows for "director and camera" levels of production participation

Ah, the good old days of the "media club" :)