Skype in the classroom

Skype in the Classroom and Reddit Team Up for Teachers

By Wendy Norman
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During this time of year I always find myself reflecting back on the year that was.  As I look back at 2013 and remember the different ways we at Skype tried to give back and make life better for others, the recent “reddit gifts for the Teachers 2013” drive stands out as one of the clear highlights.

Students Reach for the Stars After Skype Call with World-Class Astronomer

A guest blog post by teacher Shawn Avery from Dennett Elementary School in Plympton, Massachusetts.
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A guest blog post by teacher Shawn Avery from Dennett Elementary School in Plympton, Massachusetts.

Celebrating Top Ways to Use Skype in the Classroom

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To honor Skype’s 10th anniversary, we want to highlight the many ways Skype brings people together each and every day. We are very proud of what Skype has become during this past decade – especially its role as an educational tool.

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To honor Skype’s 10th anniversary, we want to highlight the many ways Skype brings people together each and every day. We are very proud of what Skype has become during this past decade – especially its role as an educational tool.

Skype Goes Under Water

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by Andrew Schmidt

“My grandfather, Jacques-Yves Cousteau, would grab my hand and say to me ‘Allons Voir’ (lets go see). It is this insatiable curiosity that has been my most treasured inheritance.” -Fabien Cousteau.

Skype in the Classroom Cures Summeritis in Kids

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As the school year winds down, ‘summeritis’ is hitting classrooms across the country. The symptoms include restless kids, a lack of attention, and a longing to be outside. Luckily, there is an Rx. Field trips and virtual visitors are a perfect way for teachers to sneak in some education without kids picking up on it. It’s easy to transport students to another era or country using Skype video calling.

Skype from the Top of the World

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We all know that Skype connects people to each other in new and exciting ways. However, British explorer Daniel Hughes recently took Skype to an even higher level when he made a Skype Video Call from the peak of Mount Everest – 8,848 meters above sea level.

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