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News, stories, and updates from Skype

Skype and DoSomething.org Encourage American Teens to Help Grandparents Get "Wired"

It's no wonder that social networking use among adults age 65 and older is increasing – with just a few clicks of a button on communications platforms, such as Skype and Facebook, or email, seniors can stay in touch easily… Read more

Skype in the Classroom wins Summer 2011 Tomorrow Award

A few weeks ago, we learned the exciting news that Skype in the classroom won 1 of 5 Summer 2011 Tomorrow Awards. The Tomorrow Awards, an international award honoring advertising creativity that pushes new boundaries in technology, awarded Skype in… Read more

Experience Christmas and the Holiday season around the world on Skype in the classroom

As preparations for the holiday season are well underway many school are underway, many Skype in the classroom teachers and their students are keen to share and compare their local traditions. Read more

Mentoring through Skype

Recently, several news stories about mentors using Skype caught my attention. These examples demonstrate how educators are increasingly using Skype in new and exciting ways to help engage and educate their students. Ever thought of mentoring though Skype? Gibson Southern… Read more

Video calling and video conferences with Skype

A new whitepaper from Skype shows how innovative instructors have put the software to use for teaching students in new and interesting ways. As students of all ages and teachers around the world prepare to get back to school -… Read more

Peace One Day use Skype to help mobilise the youth of the world

The world has just celebrated Peace Day 2011; you'll be pleased to know that it was a huge success. And this year we heard some wonderful stories of how Skype has been used amongst students as part of their Peace… Read more

Students get back to Skype when back to school

Striking out on your own for a university experience can be trying at first, but with Skype, you can keep your parents on the line while chatting up new friends from lecture. Setting off for university – especially when you'll… Read more

The growth of Skype use in the classroom

As a follow up to Skype CEO Tony Bates' blog on "The Transformational Power of Skype in the Classroom" last month, we thought it would be enlightening to share a round-up of some recent news stories regarding schools across the… Read more

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