The York Region District School Board (YRDSB) has partnered with Microsoft Cannada to deploy video conferencing programme to help teachers in learning technology into the classroom. < ?xml:namespace prefix = o ns = "urn:schemas-microsoft-com:office:office" />
Microsoft Canada announced that the company has added YRDSB's Literacy@School program to roll out in its 11 international Innovation Schools programs to enrich learning through technology. The YRDSB-funded Literacy@School project is basically soft-walled school,w hich is composed of 20 demonstration classrooms. Its service includes, an electronic white board and teacher using open source program Moodle to communicate with their students and parents. Each class is equipped with several laptops, an LCD projector, and desktop workstations.