Skype in the Classroom

Skype is a free online application that allows one to make free voice and video calls. The possibilities for using Skype in the classroom are endless. You can connect your students with other classrooms to collaborate on projects. You can invite experts into your classroom as guest speakers. You can communicate with parents who are unable to make it in for a conference. There are thousands of awesome ways to use Skype in your classroom. Please share how you are using Skype in your classroom.

To get started with Skype, you will simply need to create a free account, hook up a webcam, and connect with other users. How do you find others to connect with using Skype? {Click here} for a list of resources where you can find other Skype users. 

I was in no way compensated to share Skype. It is a site I love and use regularly. I hope you find it as useful as I do.

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