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Enriching the minds of Kibera’s youth through Skype

kenyan classroom

Most people wouldn’t expect a class of students  in the heart of Kibera – Africa’s largest slum in Nairobi, Kenya – to travel the world. But with Skype, my class and I have become global virtual travelers . We do this every day using only a laptop and an unpredictable internet connection. Since discovering Skype in … Read more

The Arctic’s Youngest Explorer Makes a Skype Visit to Texas Classroom

Oli Munroy

For the students in Jennifer Hurst’s 4th grade class, most of their own exploring occurs just around their neighborhoods nearby their hometown just outside of Austin, Texas.  So when they had the opportunity to have a Skype video call with Oli Milroy, the youngest member of the Arctic Jubilee Expedition, they were thrilled! The students … Read more

Celebrating World Read Aloud Day: Our Global Reading Initiative and Free Group Video Calling for Teachers

Book Club

I love to read and I love stories. I was called a bookworm as a kid, because once I cracked open a book, I just couldn’t put it down until it was done! And, now, I watch with delight when my 12 year old daughter does the same. The hairy feet of a Hobbit. The … Read more

Business Students Use Skype to Connect with Shark Tank's Barbara Corcoran

Are you a budding business professional? If you are, you would likely love the chance to pick the brain of someone who has successfully navigated the business world – to learn about what sparked their interest and eventually what ignited… Read more

Business Students Use Skype to Connect with Shark Tank's Barbara Corcoran

Are you a budding business professional? If you are, you would likely love the chance to pick the brain of someone who has successfully navigated the business world – to learn about what sparked their interest and eventually what ignited… Read more

How to use Skype to stay in touch with the kids

Whether you live apart from your kids or grandkids, or are away on business, it's easy to stay in touch using Skype. Read on for our top tips on how to keep the kids happy with video calling and more…. Read more

What's the world talking about?

We all love to talk and keep in touch in person and use Skype video calls. But, what has the world been talking about over the past few weeks? Read on and find out more. Kim Kardashian Whether we’re gossiping… Read more

What's the world talking about?

We all love to talk and keep in touch in person and use Skype video calls. But, what has the world been talking about over the past few weeks? Read on and find out more. Kim Kardashian Whether we're gossiping… Read more

Famous faces we'd love to see on Skype

You know that game where you think-up which celebrities you’d love to have round your dinner table? Well, if you’re having them over for dinner, why not use Skype too? Read on and find out more about stars we’d love… Read more

Famous faces we'd love to see on Skype

You know that game where you think-up which celebrities you'd love to have round your dinner table? Well, if you're having them over for dinner, why not use Skype too? Read on and find out more about stars we'd love… Read more

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