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Skype in the Classroom

Page history last edited by Beth Burke 14 years, 7 months ago

Skype in the Classroom 

 

Then and Now!

 

 

Skype tools and resources:


Group Discussion

What ideas do you have for using Skype in education?

  • Bring sick students into the classroom.
  • Skype with students/families in other countries
  • Interviewing
  • Professional development
  • Foreign language and social studies - connect with related countries
  • Collaborate with VoiceThread (or other) projects
  • Some schools block Skype - how to deal with this
    • Show the "powers that be" the educational use of this tool
    • Tech folks can unblock or open a port
  • Students encouraged to work harder when work is viewable by parents and others
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