Skype Blogs

News, stories, and updates from Skype

Inspiring a Class into the 'Zone'

Athletes do it. Musicians do it. Good Skype teachers do it. I’m referring to getting students ready and eager to absorb the day’s lesson. It’s what the late author/sportsman George Plimpton called the ‘Zone’; that moment of supreme concentration when… Read more

UNHCR dad sees his twin daughters and wife on Skype video everyday

Our partnership with UNHCR announced in November 2010 is having a positive effect on the relationships and well-being of many UNHCR employees. Here's one story. "As far as I am concerned, Skype is the main mode of communication to keep… 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

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

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