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  • Skype
    bringing education to life
  • Skype is a free and easy way
    for teachers to open up their classroom
    and their students to a world
    way beyond their campus.
  • Over 9,317 teachers from 99 countries have signed on!The great thing is that Skype in the classroom can be used by students of all ages.
  • With Skype, students can learn from other students, connect with other cultures, and expand their knowledge in amazing ways.
  • Met any good Authors lately?
    Classroom author visits can happen via Skype.
  • Cultural exchange:
    introduced to new cultures around
    the world
    Language skills:
    engage in real-life conversations where students can practice their skills.
    Discovery:
    learning what a classroom in another country does by giving previously unachievable access.
    Bottom line is…………
  • Skype is about bringing education to life.
  • What do you need to set upSkype?
    • Windows XP or newer operating system
    • A microphone and speakers
    • A system with 100 Kbps upload rate
    • and a Skype subscription
  • It is very easy to bring Skypeto life for your classroom!