I was in the exact same boat as Danielle! I didn’t realise all the possibilities Skype has to offer for the educational setting! My eyes were truly amazed and opened this week during the learning path! Great Stuff!
Skype. When you think about it you usually think of video calling one of your friends who is lucky enough to be overseas. However it wasn’t until these last few weeks where I have truly discovered all of Skype’s capabilities.
The first one is Skype in the classroom. There are 3 ways to use this feature of Skype.
1- Collaborate with other classes, no matter where they are.
2- Find guest speakers and invite them into your classroom
3- Take a virtual field trip anywhere in the world.
I logged in using my Skype username and password and saw that some 79980 teachers already had active accounts and were looking for other classes to Skype with!!
There is also a massive section where experts offer their services to you and your classroom. Anyone from authors to park rangers and doctors!
There are also heaps of already prepared lessons from…
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