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  • 1. Whether for your team or yourself, Skype is an easy to way learn from a global community
    2. You don’t have to be the only expert your kids here from...improve instruction by taking students beyond the 4 walls of the classroom
    4. No such guarantees for outside the classroom
  • 1. Whether for your team or yourself, Skype is an easy to way learn from a global community
    2. You don’t have to be the only expert your kids here from...improve instruction by taking students beyond the 4 walls of the classroom
    4. No such guarantees for outside the classroom
  • 1. Whether for your team or yourself, Skype is an easy to way learn from a global community
    2. You don’t have to be the only expert your kids here from...improve instruction by taking students beyond the 4 walls of the classroom
    4. No such guarantees for outside the classroom
  • 1. Whether for your team or yourself, Skype is an easy to way learn from a global community
    2. You don’t have to be the only expert your kids here from...improve instruction by taking students beyond the 4 walls of the classroom
    4. No such guarantees for outside the classroom







  • Logitech Webcam 9000 - $80, PC only
    Pamela - basic version records up to 15 minutes for free; most expensive is $30
    Skype does have an Accessories page to do some shopping in
  • Logitech Webcam 9000 - $80, PC only
    Pamela - basic version records up to 15 minutes for free; most expensive is $30
    Skype does have an Accessories page to do some shopping in
  • Logitech Webcam 9000 - $80, PC only
    Pamela - basic version records up to 15 minutes for free; most expensive is $30
    Skype does have an Accessories page to do some shopping in
  • Logitech Webcam 9000 - $80, PC only
    Pamela - basic version records up to 15 minutes for free; most expensive is $30
    Skype does have an Accessories page to do some shopping in
  • Logitech Webcam 9000 - $80, PC only
    Pamela - basic version records up to 15 minutes for free; most expensive is $30
    Skype does have an Accessories page to do some shopping in
  • After this page show Mac version

  • 1. See their facial expressions - principals, facilitators - quicker to use Skype than look up and find a number or email
    2. Opens up a broader candidate pool w/out costing them money
    3. Whether you’re sick or don’t want to travel, you can still sit in on meetings
    4. When using the share screen function, you can see exactly what the other person is talking about
    5. Can be great for tech troubleshooting or tips
  • 1. See their facial expressions - principals, facilitators - quicker to use Skype than look up and find a number or email
    2. Opens up a broader candidate pool w/out costing them money
    3. Whether you’re sick or don’t want to travel, you can still sit in on meetings
    4. When using the share screen function, you can see exactly what the other person is talking about
    5. Can be great for tech troubleshooting or tips
  • 1. See their facial expressions - principals, facilitators - quicker to use Skype than look up and find a number or email
    2. Opens up a broader candidate pool w/out costing them money
    3. Whether you’re sick or don’t want to travel, you can still sit in on meetings
    4. When using the share screen function, you can see exactly what the other person is talking about
    5. Can be great for tech troubleshooting or tips
  • 1. See their facial expressions - principals, facilitators - quicker to use Skype than look up and find a number or email
    2. Opens up a broader candidate pool w/out costing them money
    3. Whether you’re sick or don’t want to travel, you can still sit in on meetings
    4. When using the share screen function, you can see exactly what the other person is talking about
    5. Can be great for tech troubleshooting or tips
  • 1. See their facial expressions - principals, facilitators - quicker to use Skype than look up and find a number or email
    2. Opens up a broader candidate pool w/out costing them money
    3. Whether you’re sick or don’t want to travel, you can still sit in on meetings
    4. When using the share screen function, you can see exactly what the other person is talking about
    5. Can be great for tech troubleshooting or tips
  • 3. Outside source - other student or expert on a subject
    4. Expert/Author - don’t have to pay travel :) Q & A - Zoo, wetland/watershed experts
    5. Rumsey example - ppt Dr. Seuss game
    6. Sharing research - Connect Nebraska mention; Skyping different states for information
  • 3. Outside source - other student or expert on a subject
    4. Expert/Author - don’t have to pay travel :) Q & A - Zoo, wetland/watershed experts
    5. Rumsey example - ppt Dr. Seuss game
    6. Sharing research - Connect Nebraska mention; Skyping different states for information
  • 3. Outside source - other student or expert on a subject
    4. Expert/Author - don’t have to pay travel :) Q & A - Zoo, wetland/watershed experts
    5. Rumsey example - ppt Dr. Seuss game
    6. Sharing research - Connect Nebraska mention; Skyping different states for information
  • 3. Outside source - other student or expert on a subject
    4. Expert/Author - don’t have to pay travel :) Q & A - Zoo, wetland/watershed experts
    5. Rumsey example - ppt Dr. Seuss game
    6. Sharing research - Connect Nebraska mention; Skyping different states for information
  • 3. Outside source - other student or expert on a subject
    4. Expert/Author - don’t have to pay travel :) Q & A - Zoo, wetland/watershed experts
    5. Rumsey example - ppt Dr. Seuss game
    6. Sharing research - Connect Nebraska mention; Skyping different states for information
  • 3. Outside source - other student or expert on a subject
    4. Expert/Author - don’t have to pay travel :) Q & A - Zoo, wetland/watershed experts
    5. Rumsey example - ppt Dr. Seuss game
    6. Sharing research - Connect Nebraska mention; Skyping different states for information
  • 3. Outside source - other student or expert on a subject
    4. Expert/Author - don’t have to pay travel :) Q & A - Zoo, wetland/watershed experts
    5. Rumsey example - ppt Dr. Seuss game
    6. Sharing research - Connect Nebraska mention; Skyping different states for information





  • 1. Family members are a great low stress way to try it out
    2. Where do you go to learn now? Find people through your prof organizations. Get on Twitter - always someone willing to say Hi.
    3. Ask the person next to you if they’re interested in trying it out
    4. The problem with searching by name is it’s a global community. Searching by email is only good if the person has used that email - some are cautious about using district or common email to sign up.
    5. Make an initial call just to push buttons to see what happens - 4th grade example from Kali’s class vs Melissa’s
  • 1. Family members are a great low stress way to try it out
    2. Where do you go to learn now? Find people through your prof organizations. Get on Twitter - always someone willing to say Hi.
    3. Ask the person next to you if they’re interested in trying it out
    4. The problem with searching by name is it’s a global community. Searching by email is only good if the person has used that email - some are cautious about using district or common email to sign up.
    5. Make an initial call just to push buttons to see what happens - 4th grade example from Kali’s class vs Melissa’s
  • 1. Family members are a great low stress way to try it out
    2. Where do you go to learn now? Find people through your prof organizations. Get on Twitter - always someone willing to say Hi.
    3. Ask the person next to you if they’re interested in trying it out
    4. The problem with searching by name is it’s a global community. Searching by email is only good if the person has used that email - some are cautious about using district or common email to sign up.
    5. Make an initial call just to push buttons to see what happens - 4th grade example from Kali’s class vs Melissa’s
  • 1. Family members are a great low stress way to try it out
    2. Where do you go to learn now? Find people through your prof organizations. Get on Twitter - always someone willing to say Hi.
    3. Ask the person next to you if they’re interested in trying it out
    4. The problem with searching by name is it’s a global community. Searching by email is only good if the person has used that email - some are cautious about using district or common email to sign up.
    5. Make an initial call just to push buttons to see what happens - 4th grade example from Kali’s class vs Melissa’s
  • 1. Family members are a great low stress way to try it out
    2. Where do you go to learn now? Find people through your prof organizations. Get on Twitter - always someone willing to say Hi.
    3. Ask the person next to you if they’re interested in trying it out
    4. The problem with searching by name is it’s a global community. Searching by email is only good if the person has used that email - some are cautious about using district or common email to sign up.
    5. Make an initial call just to push buttons to see what happens - 4th grade example from Kali’s class vs Melissa’s
  • Jeff Dicks is a superintendent in Iowa. Quote found on Twitter.

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  • 1. Beyond the Classroom with Skype Josh Allen Instructional Technology Facilitator Papillion-La Vista Public Schools http://weblist.me/Edad-tech-conference
  • 2. http://www.flickr.com/photos/wrichard/3721335853/in/faves-27291024@N02/
  • 3. Why Skype?
  • 4. Why Skype? •Expand your Professional Learning Community (PLC) or Personal Learning Network (PLN)
  • 5. Why Skype? •Expand your Professional Learning Community (PLC) or Personal Learning Network (PLN) •Bring the world into your classroom
  • 6. Why Skype? •Expand your Professional Learning Community (PLC) or Personal Learning Network (PLN) •Bring the world into your classroom •Add more relevance to your rigor
  • 7. Why Skype? •Expand your Professional Learning Community (PLC) or Personal Learning Network (PLN) •Bring the world into your classroom •Add more relevance to your rigor •Make your educational life easier
  • 8. Skype Facts
  • 9. Skype Facts • Software download is free at www.skype.com
  • 10. Skype Facts • Software download is free at www.skype.com • Free computer to computer calls
  • 11. Skype Facts • Software download is free at www.skype.com • Free computer to computer calls • Option to instant message, audio call, or video call
  • 12. Skype Facts • Software download is free at www.skype.com • Free computer to computer calls • Option to instant message, audio call, or video call • Share your screen
  • 13. Skype Facts • Software download is free at www.skype.com • Free computer to computer calls • Option to instant message, audio call, or video call • Share your screen • Can call landline and mobile phones for a fee
  • 14. Skype Facts • Software download is free at www.skype.com • Free computer to computer calls • Option to instant message, audio call, or video call • Share your screen • Can call landline and mobile phones for a fee • Download the Skype app to your mobile phone and “Skype” for free
  • 15. Skype Facts • Software download is free at www.skype.com • Free computer to computer calls • Option to instant message, audio call, or video call • Share your screen • Can call landline and mobile phones for a fee • Download the Skype app to your mobile phone and “Skype” for free • To use Skype, both you and the person you want to call have to have an account
  • 16. Accessories
  • 17. Accessories • Microphone - built-in computer mic works fine; “professionals” sometimes use headsets
  • 18. Accessories • Microphone - built-in computer mic works fine; “professionals” sometimes use headsets • Webcam (external = $35-90+) for video calls - make sure it has a microphone built into it
  • 19. Accessories • Microphone - built-in computer mic works fine; “professionals” sometimes use headsets • Webcam (external = $35-90+) for video calls - make sure it has a microphone built into it • Call recording
  • 20. Accessories • Microphone - built-in computer mic works fine; “professionals” sometimes use headsets • Webcam (external = $35-90+) for video calls - make sure it has a microphone built into it • Call recording • Mac - ecamm - $20
  • 21. Accessories • Microphone - built-in computer mic works fine; “professionals” sometimes use headsets • Webcam (external = $35-90+) for video calls - make sure it has a microphone built into it • Call recording • Mac - ecamm - $20 • PC - Pamela - variety of plans
  • 22. Skype for PC Screen shot
  • 23. Skype for PC (beta) Skype for Mac
  • 24. Administrator Skype examples
  • 25. Administrator Skype examples • “Skype” instead of call
  • 26. Administrator Skype examples • “Skype” instead of call • Interviews
  • 27. Administrator Skype examples • “Skype” instead of call • Interviews • Go to meetings
  • 28. Administrator Skype examples • “Skype” instead of call • Interviews • Go to meetings • Fine tune presentations
  • 29. Administrator Skype examples • “Skype” instead of call • Interviews • Go to meetings • Fine tune presentations • Work through questions from a student or staff member
  • 30. Teacher Skype examples
  • 31. Teacher Skype examples • Parent-teacher conferences
  • 32. Teacher Skype examples • Parent-teacher conferences • Meet with other grade level teams - multi-building PLCs
  • 33. Teacher Skype examples • Parent-teacher conferences • Meet with other grade level teams - multi-building PLCs • Share student presentations
  • 34. Teacher Skype examples • Parent-teacher conferences • Meet with other grade level teams - multi-building PLCs • Share student presentations • Get feedback from an outside source
  • 35. Teacher Skype examples • Parent-teacher conferences • Meet with other grade level teams - multi-building PLCs • Share student presentations • Get feedback from an outside source • Expert or author presentation
  • 36. Teacher Skype examples • Parent-teacher conferences • Meet with other grade level teams - multi-building PLCs • Share student presentations • Get feedback from an outside source • Expert or author presentation • Read Across America Week
  • 37. Teacher Skype examples • Parent-teacher conferences • Meet with other grade level teams - multi-building PLCs • Share student presentations • Get feedback from an outside source • Expert or author presentation • Read Across America Week • Share research you’ve done with students or expert
  • 38. Other options
  • 39. Other options • iChat - Mac only
  • 40. Other options • iChat - Mac only • Oovoo
  • 41. Other options • iChat - Mac only • Oovoo • Webinar tools - one to many
  • 42. Other options • iChat - Mac only • Oovoo • Webinar tools - one to many • Adobe Connect
  • 43. Other options • iChat - Mac only • Oovoo • Webinar tools - one to many • Adobe Connect • DimDim
  • 44. Starting with Skype
  • 45. Starting with Skype •Ask your family
  • 46. Starting with Skype •Ask your family •Develop your PLN
  • 47. Starting with Skype •Ask your family •Develop your PLN •People you meet here
  • 48. Starting with Skype •Ask your family •Develop your PLN •People you meet here •Search for a new contacts by name or email address
  • 49. Starting with Skype •Ask your family •Develop your PLN •People you meet here •Search for a new contacts by name or email address •Have a “bright, shiny object” trial
  • 50. Thanks for coming! http://weblist.me/Edad-tech-conference