Using Skype and Skype for Business
Skype for Business
Skype for business is preloaded with your district email account. You can access skype for business using any district computer, or by downloading the skype for business app on your phone.
This is a very good tool for connecting with other teacher and classrooms within the district.
Preloaded on district computers
Easy to connect with other DMPS employees.
Can connect up to 250 people at the same time
You can do screen shares and share notes and documents and have multiple presenters
You can only connect with other people that use Skype for business accounts or those that have a "connected" Microsoft Skype account.
You can either download the application, or use the web version called Skype for web.
Both are available at Skype.com
You will need to create a personal Skype account to use this program. Simply click on the green button "Get Skype " at Skype.com
If you are in your iPad or iPhone you'll also see a link to the app.
Simple to use
Able to reach more skype users
You may have people attempt to contact you with spam or invitations with other questionable offers.