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Connected Classroom Sweepstakes Gives Schools Throughout the World a Chance to Win a Celebrity Skype Video Call

Today, Skype in the classroom is thrilled to announce the Connected Classroom Sweepstakes on Facebook, which offers lucky schools around the world the chance to have a once-in-a-lifetime Skype video call with either Steve Harvey, James Patterson, Dylan and Cole Sprouse, Jackie Collins or Tinsel Korey, provided by partners at 86400movement and OpenEduTalk.

The sweepstakes will give students across the globe an exciting opportunity to Skype with a celebrity face-to-face via video call on Wednesday, June 6, further demonstrating Skype’s commitment to connecting students with educators, professionals and experts across the globe.

To be eligible to enter, you must:

  • Be a Kindergarten through 12-grade teacher or an educator of students aged three years of age to 18 years of age
  • Be a member of Skype in the classroom, our free online community that already helps over 28,000 registered teachers use Skype to enrich experiences for their students

Here’s how teachers can enter on Facebook:

Teachers may submit entries starting today on the Skype in the classroom Facebook page until Thursday, May 24 at 11:59 P.M. EST, when a winner will be selected at random. The winner will be chosen and notified on Tuesday, May 29 at 2:00 P.M. EST via email and will be announced publicly on Wednesday, May 30 at 9:00 A.M. EST. The winning celebrity call will take place on Wednesday, June 6 at 12:00 P.M. EST.

For more information on the Skype’s Connected Classrooms Sweepstakes, please visit or the Skype in the classroom Facebook page.

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