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5 Creative Ways To Use Skype In The Classroom

5 Creative Ways To Use Skype In The Classroom | Learning & Performance | Scoop.it
Creative Ways To Use Skype In The Classroom

The answer: in more ways than you could imagine. While Skype was not designed as an educational tool, it’s quickly becoming one as teachers discover the many ways it enriches their lessons and the lives of their students. Even something as simple as hosting a guest speaker through a video call can add excitement to a lesson.

As with any tech tool, it can seem daunting to introduce this into your classroom at first. If you don’t know where to start, try one of these five creative ideas.

 

Learn more:

 

http://www.scoop.it/t/21st-century-learning-and-teaching/?tag=Skype

 


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Jen Pollard's curator insight, March 15, 2015 4:40 PM

Skype is a great tool to use in learning as it provides real time engagement with experts. This a great article with ideas about thinking outside of the box when integrating Skype. 

Phil Hobrla's curator insight, March 16, 2015 8:04 PM

Microsoft recently showcased a new Skype feature that allows for real-time, two-way, voice translation! This feature will make the Skype Cultural Exchange even more extensible and will allow those who use Skype for non-native language acquisition to have in-depth conversations, in their own languages, about their progress and issues in their learning. 

Henry Lee's curator insight, March 16, 2015 9:25 PM

Rescooped from Sarah Kozlowski. This make distance learning possible for virtual classrooms. While this setup up isn't ideal for a lot of virtual classroom setups, it can work as a low-tech solution.

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To Advance Education, We Must First Reimagine Society

To Advance Education, We Must First Reimagine Society | Learning & Performance | Scoop.it
Why haven't education reform efforts amounted to much? Because they start with the wrong problem, says John Abbott, director of the 21st Century Learning Initiative.

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Mark Treadwell's curator insight, November 29, 2014 2:01 PM

The competencies are now the core of the education that young learners require in order to shape our emerging new paradigm and within competencies the virtues are the bedrock that we met expose those learners and ourselves to. MT

Jodi Clark's curator insight, November 30, 2014 8:10 PM

Could these education insights also relate to how we learn as professionals?  What if our trainings assumed we were going to be co-creators of our learning experiences?

Saberes Sin Fronteras OVS's curator insight, December 1, 2014 7:47 AM

Superar elvviejo individualismo en el aprender es prel-requisito para mejorar el propio rendimiento mental mediante el estudio cooperativo

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To Advance Education, We Must First Reimagine Society

To Advance Education, We Must First Reimagine Society | Learning & Performance | Scoop.it
Why haven't education reform efforts amounted to much? Because they start with the wrong problem, says John Abbott, director of the 21st Century Learning Initiative.

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Mark Treadwell's curator insight, November 29, 2014 2:01 PM

The competencies are now the core of the education that young learners require in order to shape our emerging new paradigm and within competencies the virtues are the bedrock that we met expose those learners and ourselves to. MT

Jodi Clark's curator insight, November 30, 2014 8:10 PM

Could these education insights also relate to how we learn as professionals?  What if our trainings assumed we were going to be co-creators of our learning experiences?

Saberes Sin Fronteras OVS's curator insight, December 1, 2014 7:47 AM

Superar elvviejo individualismo en el aprender es prel-requisito para mejorar el propio rendimiento mental mediante el estudio cooperativo

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Starting a New School Year: Nine Tips for Collaboration

Starting a New School Year: Nine Tips for Collaboration | Learning & Performance | Scoop.it
Late August or early September is a make-it-or-break-it time for educators.

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