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5 Creative Ways To Use Skype In The Classroom

5 Creative Ways To Use Skype In The Classroom | NGOs in Human Rights, Peace and Development | 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.


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Jen Pollard's curator insight, March 15, 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, 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, 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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How Information and Communications Technology Can Cut Corruption in Emerging Economies - Analyst Insight from Euromonitor International

How Information and Communications Technology Can Cut Corruption in Emerging Economies - Analyst Insight from Euromonitor International | NGOs in Human Rights, Peace and Development | Scoop.it

"The implementation of information and communications technology (ICT) services and platforms can lower growing corruption levels in emerging economies..."

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Article argues that the implementation of information and communications technology (ICT) services and platforms can lower growing corruption levels in emerging economies

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ICT Proposers' Day 2014

ICT Proposers' Day 2014 | NGOs in Human Rights, Peace and Development | Scoop.it

The ICT Proposers' day 2014 is a networking event organised by the European Commission to promote European ICT Research and Innovation. The event focuses on the Horizon 2020 Work Programme 2015.


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Gust MEES's curator insight, July 24, 2014 6:27 AM

The ICT Proposers' day 2014 is a networking event organised by the European Commission to promote European ICT Research and Innovation. The event focuses on the Horizon 2020 Work Programme 2015.