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How Innovative Teachers Are Using Skype In Their Classrooms

There are 5 comments on the findingDulcinea story from Jan 14, 2013, titled How Innovative Teachers Are Using Skype In Their Classrooms. In it, findingDulcinea reports that:

Skype gives students and teachers the ability to connect with the outside world without leaving the classroom, allowing them to meet face-to-face with the subjects of their learning or with students from other cultures.

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Louise Morgan

Fort Worth, TX

#1 Jan 15, 2013
These are great examples. Another popular use for Skype in the classroom is Mystery Skype. Students use their map skills and communication skills to try to find the mystery location of the other classroom. We have mystery skyped 14 times this year. Some highlights include the UK, S. Africa, Ausralia, and New Zealand. http://mrsmorgansstars.edublogs.org/skype-eti...
Sarah Chauncey

Fresh Meadows, NY

#2 Jan 18, 2013
We have over 300 authors our site -- http://SkypeAnAuthor.Wetpaint.com -- We've been growing over the years and continue to add new authors. This is a labor of love that has grown into a great resource for teachers and librarians.
Diane DiResta

Pearl River, NY

#4 Feb 8, 2013
Technology is bringing experiences to students that they wouldn't otherwise have. What a great use of skype. It's a wonderful tool. There are so many applications.
I use it to coach my clients in public speaking.
Dickweed

Ames, IA

#5 Feb 11, 2013
Yeah but,
Those kids could accidentlly skype a gay person, or a liberal. Or worse yet the president himself.
The republicans will bring this up and find a way to illegalize skype in the classroom becuase education breeds knowledge. Something the republicans don't have any patience for.
LetsGoSpanish

Toronto, Canada

#6 Mar 16, 2013
Thanks for this article. I am the owner of http://letsgospanish.com - we teach Spanish through Skype to international students - there are infinite ways to learn on Skype!

Best wishes

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