Mikogo: A Desktop Sharing tool for everyone
Global SchoolNet is committed to bringing you the best ideas, tools, information
and opportunities for 21st century learning. So, we would like to tell you about
a fantastic tool from our partner Mikogo.
is an easy-to-use, cross-platform, secure desktop sharing tool that runs on both
Windows and Mac computers. And, it’s FREE for both commercial and private
Mikogo is a great solution for numerous professional, academic and personal
- classroom-to-classroom collaborations
- virtual classrooms, distance learning & home schooling
- webinars, presentations & demonstrations
- professional development & training
- remote technical support
- online meetings
There are a range of features included, available for free, to facilitate
your online teaching sessions. For example: desktop sharing with multiple
people, switch presenter, remote keyboard/mouse control, whiteboard, recording,
file transfer, meeting scheduler, and more. And they are currently working on
more features to soon be released with the launch of Mikogo Version 4.
Sign-up for your free Mikogo account or learn more
about Mikogo's features and technical requirements at the
Doors to Diplomacy is
international scholarship program sponsored by the US Department of State,
requiring students to work in teams of 2-4 students with teacher coaches to
build educational web projects that teach others about diplomacy and
international affairs. Since students often do the work after school and on
weekends, team members use Mikogo to collaborate and develop their projects.
Virtual Classrooms, Distance Learning & Home Schooling: Mikogo extends
the learning opportunities beyond the limits of the physical classroom, by
enabling teachers and students worldwide to interact online. For example,
using Mikogo's shared desktop feature as a virtual blackboard, they can
share slide presentations, solve mathematical equations, explain diagrams
and charts and teach language skills.
Mentoring & Remote Support: Whether you are mentoring, coaching or
technical trouble-shooting folks in distant locations, Mikogo's remonte
desktop control feature can make your task easier.
Sign-up for your free Mikogo account or learn
more about Mikogo's features and technical requirements at the