Skype and education

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Skype and education

  1. 1. Skype<br />bringing education to life<br />
  2. 2. Skype is a free and easy way <br />for teachers to open up their classroom <br />and their students to a world <br />way beyond their campus. <br />
  3. 3. 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.<br />
  4. 4. With Skype, students can learn from other students, connect with other cultures, and expand their knowledge in amazing ways.<br />
  5. 5. Met any good Authors lately? <br />Classroom author visits can happen via Skype.<br />
  6. 6. Cultural exchange:<br />introduced to new cultures around <br />the world<br />Language skills: <br />engage in real-life conversations where students can practice their skills. <br />Discovery:<br />learning what a classroom in another country does by giving previously unachievable access. <br />Bottom line is…………<br />
  7. 7. Skype is about bringing education to life.<br />
  8. 8. What do you need to set upSkype?<br />
  9. 9. <ul><li>Windows XP or newer operating system
  10. 10. A microphone and speakers
  11. 11. A system with 100 Kbps upload rate
  12. 12. and a Skype subscription</li></li></ul><li>It is very easy to bring Skypeto life for your classroom!<br />

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