A virtual classroom is a learning space where both teachers and students can see, hear and interact with students in real time via the internet.

Here's what the LearnCube virtual classroom looks like:

What are the key characteristics:

  1. Teachers and students can see and hear each other (live video streaming)
  2. Students can ask questions and teacher can provide info/links (via the chat box)
  3. Teachers can upload multiple lesson materials into the whiteboard (screen sharing is largely obsolete)
  4. Participants engage on the whiteboard at the same time (i.e. practice together - write, draw, watch videos, etc)
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