Skype In The Classroom

Technology

Skype

Skype is an innovative technology that allows people to communicate through video or audio calls from anywhere in the world. More features include instant messaging and screen sharing. Through these capabilities, Skype provides endless possibilities for the classroom that will have students excited about learning!


How can Skype be used in the classroom? Students can go on virtual field trips, meet pen pals, interview experts in various fields, and have cultural exchanges with classes from other countries, just to name a few.

Watch the video below to find out how a class from California Skype's with a class from New Zealand!
Skype in the Classroom brings together classes in New Zealand and California
Find out how one teacher used Skype in her classroom. Click on the link below.
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Read the article below which highlights how Skype can take students on virtual field trips.
I hope this has helped you to see how useful Skype can be in the classroom! Have fun exploring this technology with your students!