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As presented at the 2010 NJEA Convention in Atlantic City, NJ on November 4, 2010

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    • Skype in the K-12 Classroom: Collaborate, Communicate and Innovate!
      Kevin Jarrett
      Technology Facilitator, K-4
      Northfield Community School, Northfield NJ
      Twitter: @kjarrett | Email: kjarrett@ncs-nj.org
      Blog: http://www.ncs-tech.org
      Skype: kevin.jarrett
      Image credit: Stephen G. Eick (eick@acm.org) http://bit.ly/35lSAQ
    • "What would happen if the chalkboard was transformed into a ‘window on the World?’“ - RL, The Golden Fleece Wiki
      Quotable
      Image credit: http://www.flickr.com/photos/funkybug/1538454520/
    • 3
      Classroom Window on the World
      Image credit: http://www.flickr.com/photos/technolote/2178274470/
    • That’s nice.But … does THIS look familiar?
    • Is this you?
      Image credit: http://www.nuvatesolutions.com/images/tn_overworked2.jpg
    • I get it.Really. I do.
    • Skype is … so:
      Easy
      Useful
      Powerful
      Transformational
      ... and FUN
      Once you try it, it will be your new favorite technology tool!
      Image credit: http://www.flickr.com/photos/20494722@N00/151080481/
    • 8
      Skype is …
      • Free IM & videoconferencingsoftware for PC & Mac
      • Worldwide, multilingual
      • A social network: 560,000,000 users as of Q4 2009*
      • A “screen sharing” application
      • File transfers, too
      Malik, O. (2010, April 20). Skype By the Numbers: It's Really Big: Tech News « . http://gigaom.com/. Retrieved October 31, 2010, from http://bit.ly/9A7o5Q
    • Three Goals for Today
      Image credit: http://www.flickr.com/photos/lululemonathletica/3876552794/
    • Goal #1
      DEMO SKYPE IN ACTION
      Image credit: http://www.flickr.com/photos/20494722@N00/151080481/
    • Goal #2
      IDENTIFY LEARNING USES & BENEFITS
      Image credit: http://www.freefoto.com/preview/2000-02-53?ffid=2000-02-53&k=Number+Two
    • Goal #3
      GET YOU EXCITED ENOUGH TO GET STARTED
      Image credit: http://www.flickr.com/photos/20494722@N00/151080481/
    • Yes, but…Why?
    • Skype is …
      One of the easiest & most powerful tools for “global collaborative projects”
      But it’s not all fun & games… there’s serious work to be done
      Image credit: http://mysbisd.com/ithinkilearniinspire/
    • Why you need it
    • Ready? Set? Let’s
    • Meet Heather Durnin
      Grade 7/8 teacher of “everything except French” at Turnberry Central Public School in Wingham, Ontario, Canada
      Skype: hdurnin
      Twitter: @hdurnin
      Classroom Web: heatherdurnin.com
    • Let’s talk resources…
    • Skype in Schools Wiki
      THESE
      ARE
      AWESOME
      http://digitallyspeaking.pbworks.com/Videoconferencing
    • Skype in Schools Wiki
      http://aroundtheworldwith80schools.net/
    • Skype in Schools Wiki
      http://skypeinschools.pbworks.com
    • Skype in Schools Wiki
      http://www.cilc.org/c/community/collaboration_center.aspx
    • 50 Awesome Ways to Use Skype in the Classroom
      http://bit.ly/skype50ways
    • Ready? Set? Let’s
    • Meet ChrissyYarzabeck
      First Grade Teacher, Derry Township School District, Hershey, PA
      Skype: christine.yarzabeck
      Twitter: @MissYarzabek
      Classroom Web:yarzabek.wikispaces.com
    • Now it’s YOUR TURN!
    • LIVE DEMO!
      Someone in the audience is going to sign up for Skype … right now!
      Image credit: http://www.flickr.com/photos/shutter/105497713/
    • 28
      How to get started
      • Install a webcam*
      • Download: http://skype.com
      • Create account, sign in
      • Make a test call
      • Find & add Skype contacts
      • Start planning
      * Built-in webcams on laptops work GREAT!
    • Questions?
      Kevin Jarrett
      Technology Facilitator, K-4
      Northfield Community School, Northfield NJ
      Twitter: @kjarrett | Email: kjarrett@ncs-nj.org
      Blog: http://www.ncs-tech.org
      Skype: kevin.jarrett