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Celebrating Top Ways to Use Skype in the Classroom

To honor Skype’s 10th anniversary, we want to highlight the many ways Skype brings people together each and every day. We are very proud of what Skype has become during this past decade – especially its role as an educational tool. Skype’s education program, Skype in the classroom, breaks down classroom walls and allows children … Read more

¡Skype celebra una década conectando a personas!

Con motivo del décimo aniversario de Skype os dejamos un post escrito por Elisa Steele, responsable de marketing global de Skype. En 2003, se completó el mapa del genoma humano con un 99,9% de precisión, los cinéfilos se congregaron para ver “El Señor de los anillos: El retorno del Rey” y “Buscando a Nemo” y … Read more

Skype célèbre une décennie de précieuses connections !

Traduction du blog post d’Elisa Steel, Corporate Vice President of Marketing, Skype En 2003, le génome humain était séquencé avec une précision de 99.99%, les fans affluaient en masse pour voir Némo et Le Seigneur des Anneaux: Le Retour du Roi, tandis que J.K. Rowling publiait son cinquième volet de la saga Harry Potter “Harry … Read more

Skype Celebrates a Decade of Meaningful Conversations!

In 2003, the human genome was sequenced to 99.99% accuracy, moviegoers flocked to see Lord of the Rings: The Return of the King and Finding Nemo, and J.K. Rowling released her fifth Harry Potter book, “Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix.” And on August 29th that year, Niklas Zennström and Janus Friis founded what … Read more

Algunos de los usuarios más interesantes de Skype

Es fabuloso, divertido e incluso “real”. Personas inspiradoras de todo el mundo han confiado en Skype para fines personales, de negocios e incluso educativos. Te dejamos algunos ejemplos de personas que han utilizado Skype en los últimos 10 años. Oprah Winfrey Cuando la “reina de los programas de entrevistas” utilizó Skype para hacer videollamadas para … 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

International Dance Contests… in PE? Skype Helps Make Gym Fun!

Most of us don’t think of gym teachers as creative types—except maybe when it comes to the number of laps they make you run. Good news! Times have definitely changed. Innovative teachers, teamed with technology like Skype, are making phys-ed fun. (You won’t see anyone faking stomach aches because they want to sit on the … Read more

Classrooms in US and Mexico Bond Over Books

Partnering with another class to read together is a fantastic way to use Skype in your classroom. Not only does this type of lesson improve literacy skills, it’s also a great way to introduce your students to new cultures and stories from around the world. Recently, as part of Skype’s Global Reading Initiative, Elisa Steele, … Read more

Skype entdeckt die Weltmeere

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“Mein Großvater, Jacques-Yves Cousteau, würde meine Hand nehmen und sagen ‘Allons voir“ (Lass uns schauen gehen). Die unersättliche Neugier ist mein am meisten geschätztes Erbe.“- Fabien Cousteau Im Oktober wird Fabien Cousteau (der Urenkel des berühmten Entdeckers Jacques-Yves Cousteau) die rekordverdächtige Marineexpedition Mission 31 leiten. Er wird 31 Tage lang unter Wasser im Aquarius Laboratory … Read more

High School Students Meet the Rock Stars of Particle Physics

“What was involved in the search for the Higgs Boson particle and what does its discovery mean for physics?” If you’ve ever pondered such mysteries of the universe, you’ll be happy to know that the top scientists in the world are on the case. Late last month, 60 high school students outside Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania posed … Read more

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