Skype offers new service for teachers

Skype, who have always offered more than they got have taken another step toward cool as they offer services for using the tool as a learning gadget.

Amplify’d from education.skype.com
Skype in the classroom (beta)

Welcome to Skype in the classroom

Meet new people, discover new cultures and connect with classes from around the world, all without leaving the classroom.

Skype in the classroom is a free community to help teachers everywhere use Skype to help their students learn. It’s a place for teachers to connect with each other, find partner classes and share inspiration. This is a global initiative that was created in response to the growing number of teachers using Skype in their classrooms. Read more

Collaborate on projects

Projects are a way for teachers to find partner classes, partner teachers or guest speakers for a specific learning activity. You can create your own project or find one where your help is needed.

Connect with other teachers

Use the directory to find like-minded teachers all over the world. You can search by keyword or explore the directory by ages taught, a teacher’s location, or subjects of interest.

Discover new teaching inspiration

The resource section of Skype in the classroom is stacked with videos, links and tips. Add resources of your own or favourite the ones you like best to create a huge, shareable library of teaching ideas.

Read more at education.skype.com

 

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