Skype Blogs

News, stories, and updates from Skype

Students Reach for the Stars After Skype Call with World-Class Astronomer

A guest blog post by teacher Shawn Avery from Dennett Elementary School in Plympton, Massachusetts. How can I connect concepts my students are learning about to real world experiences? That’s the question that teachers ponder every day. It’s easy to throw a math problem up on the board for children to solve or show them … Read more

Saga de l’été : les plus belles histoires de Skype (1/3)

Skype est principalement connu pour sa fonction première : rester proches de ceux que nous aimons malgré la distance. Et pourtant, Skype fait beaucoup plus et est à l’origine de nombreuses histoires humaines aussi émouvantes qu’inattendues, en partie grâce à son implication dans des projets d’éducation. Nous avons décidé de profiter de l’été, une période … Read more

What’s the Hype with Mystery Skype?

Since the launch of Skype in the classroom, we’ve been amazed by the creativity that teachers have shown in using it in new and innovative ways. One surprising success story has been the popularity of Mystery Skype lessons. A Mystery Skype lesson involves students in a simple guessing game. Two classrooms arrange to connect with … Read more