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Why Skype in the Classroom?

The idea of using a live broadcasting software like Skype can be very intimidating. However, this is a tool that can help teachers break the chains...

Skype in the Classroom Resources

Microsoft has built an excellent place for teachers to share resources. The Microsoft Educator Community is a rich site for lessons and tools. Even...

Skype: How Do I Do It?

The idea of using a live broadcasting software like Skype can be very intimidating. However, this is a tool that can help teachers break the chains...

10 Ways to Use Technology in ESL Instrcution

Providing effective instruction for ALL of your students can be a challenge, but technology tools can be instrumental in reaching the students who...

Standing Atop a Glacier With Skype

In this resource the Skype Team describes a lesson where students get to explore a glacier up close. Their guide, Pall A. Davidsson, the founder of...

Invite a Guest Speaker Into Your Class Using Skype

When your students are exploring new topics and concepts, there's no better way to help them connect what their learning to the real world than to...

Lesson Example: Private Information Online

This lesson example from Common Sense Media helps students understand how to better protect themselves online. Here is what they will be...

Student Communication using Social Networks

Unfortunately, many teachers think the worst when they hear social media. There are so many negative stories out there that it might seem like the...