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Using Skype in the classroom shouldn't be a daunting task. In fact, it's a simple and effective education tool that not enough students get to try out!
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I wanted to present a few of the many Skype lessons that are currently available for classrooms and everyone else to try out.
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If you've got a smartphone or a tablet in your classroom, you're ready for the adventure to begin! By adventure I mean active learning through digital scavenger hunts.
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Want to find a classroom to skype with? Look no further than the new Edudemic directory designed to connect you with the rest of the world!
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Skype, the free, ubiquitous VOIP downloadable, offers some unique opportunities for tech-savvy teachers to get their students learning in exciting new ways. It might prove a buggy affair depending on the version, but all the same the service still makes for a phenomenal classroom tool. Read on to find out how you can put this cool tool to work in your classroom.
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It's easy to see how a free tool that connects you to your students can be helpful. But Google+ is not something you simply pick up and assume everyone knows how to use. In fact, I'd recommend making sure everyone you want to speak with actually has an account first!
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Skype in the Classroom has now confirmed that they've partnered with 6 new organizations including NASA.
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There's a whole lot more to Skype than just placing some calls. Ever played battleship via Skype? How about learning a foreign language? Read on for 50 interesting ways to leverage it in your classroom.
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Have you “flipped” yet? My colleagues have this week; it’s PSSA week in Pennsylvania (PSSAs are standardized tests.). That’s not the flipped I meant, however. I meant, have you flipped your classroom yet? Well, if you have or are thinking about it, here are some tools you might want to consider using for those after-hours background knowledge sessions.
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Looks like the videoconferencing war is really heating up. Apple has FaceTime across their devices, Chatroulette is supposedly making a comeback, Shawn Fanning and Sean Parker are back at work on Supyo, and even Skype...
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Video chat or video conferencing is quickly becoming a big part of classrooms around the globe. You've probably seen those Cisco ads where students in England have a real-time high-def conference with a classroom in C...