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Most of our K-8 teachers preferred the phone near their desks.   Having it
by the door made it inconvenient, and sometimes hallway noise disturbed
conversation.

If the phone is used as an intercom, then it may be hard to hear.

Note: In 2015-2016 we found VOIP phones did not work well as intercoms -
can't get the volume loud enough or adapt speakers to them.  Ending up
installing traditional overhead speakers.


Steve Jarrett
District Technology Supervisor
Chittenden East Supervisory Union
211 Bridge Street
Richmond, VT 05477
802-858-1729
www.cesuvt.org

On Wed, May 3, 2017 at 12:23 PM, Keith Puffer <[log in to unmask]> wrote:

> Good afternoon.
>
> Four of our schools are performing a migration to VOIP telephone systems.
> One item that is being discussed is telephone placement within classrooms.
>
> What works?  What doesn't?  Do others use systematic placement in the
> classroom (Elementary level)?  If so, why?  Leave it up to the Teacher?  By
> the door?
>
> Thanks for your input.
>
> Keith
>
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