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Creating a Musical Drama in Haiti via Skype

There's a growing realisation among teachers who use Skype that this versatile tool can be used to bring excitement to students in many new ways. We recently found out how few limitations exist in this new combination of technology and… Read more

Military Members Using Skype To Stay Connected

This Saturday, May 21, marks the United States Armed Forces Day. This holiday was established to recognize and thank our country's military members for their hard work and patriotic service overseas. Being thousands of miles away from home, we can… Read more

Skype on Primetime Television

It was another big week of actors and singers talking about or using Skype on daytime and late night television. We loved when "Mad Men" actor Jon Hamm and host Conan O'Brien joked about using Skype with President Obama this… Read more

Brain Based Learning over Skype works for Nepal Students

Time and again, we've discovered at Teach The World Online that students only improve when teaching methods are used which correspond with studies in neuroscience on how the brain learns. Two years ago, Lhamo Tsering a very smart 14 year-old… Read more

Cram Time: Studying for exams with Skype

It's May and schools in the United States are wrapping up the school year. This means students have to buckle down with their classroom notes and textbooks, and begin preparing for final exams. While exam week is never fun, Skype… Read more

Skype Wins People's Voice Award for Best Practices

Thank you for our Webby Award! We just learned this morning that Skype was chosen for the People’s Voice Award in the Best Practices category, thanks to all of your votes. You may recall a few weeks ago we told… Read more

Skype Wins People's Voice Award for Best Practices

Thank you for our Webby Award! We just learned this morning that Skype was chosen for the People's Voice Award in the Best Practices category, thanks to all of your votes. You may recall a few weeks ago we told… Read more

Be a Winner: Tell Us How You Qik

On the heels of announcing the release of Qik Video Connect, we're giving all of you mobile video fans out there a chance to add a little more video fun to your lives. Just by telling us how YOU are… Read more

Skype comes to the NFL Draft

Last Friday, United States football fans were full of anxiety and excitement during the 2011 NFL Football Draft. The annual NFL draft is an event where the 32 National Football League teams name their top picks for football players. Broadcast… Read more

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