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A TEACHER’S FAVORITE WORD IS
FREE
WHAT CAN IT DO?
SHARING…. WOW!
SHARE YOUR SCREEN TOO!
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DO YOU HAVE WHAT IT
TAKES?
*It even works with your
document camera!*
A projector doesn’t hurt
either!
IF YOU CAN NAME IT…
SKYPE WILL RUN ON IT
HOW CAN I GET IT?
WWW.SKYPE.COM
WHAT PLATFORM DO I
NEED?
ANY ONE OF THEM!
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• You may need your tech personnel to download and
install depending on your privileges.
• You may need to purchase a webcam if you don’t
already own one but their reasonable! $20.00
• All you need is an email account and basic information.
• Once installed there is a check your system feature to
make sure your hardware is working.
NOW I HAVE IT… WHAT DO I DO
WITH IT?
• CAREER DAY
• TAKE A VIRTUAL
FIELD TRIP
• COLLABORATE
WITH OTHER
CLASSROOMS, NO
MATTER WHERE
THEY ARE
• FIND GUEST
SPEAKERS AND
INVITE THEM INTO
YOUR CLASSROOM
• READ A STORY TO A
CLASSROOM IN
EUROPE OR TEXAS
• DO A BOOK REVIEW
WITH IN YOUR OWN
CLASS
Additional Ideas for Skype
• Join Education Skype
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Practice in the classroom btw 2 devices
Have students go out in the hallway and read to each other
4th or 5th graders read to the Kindergarten/1st graders right from your room
Contact a friend and plan a 15 minute trail run
Collaborative poetry
Hold a debate
Practice a foreign language
Make beautiful music together/Music Teachers
Guest lecturers
Start a Book club
Do Interviews
Digital Pen Pals
My Personal Favorite…
Your own footer
Your Logo
Supplies for Mystery Skype
• Large World Map or desk maps
• Sticky notes, push pins, stickers or yarn
• Dry erase markers
• Index cards for questions
• Graphic organizer to track answers
• Use the chalkboard too
• You will want to assist in the question
creation in advance, have some clues
ready as well.
Known Issues
 Can experience lag or freezing screen with poorer
connections
Will experience feedback if Skype is done in too close
of proximity when used in the same room
Poor video if camera used is lower pixels
If using Education Skype for lessons you must wait for
notification by another class for participation, so
flexibility is a must
Bonus
 Email notification when lessons
are ready
 No spam mail
 Education accounts get group
video conferencing for FREE for
12 months
ADDITIONAL LINKS …
https://education.skype.com/users/new#
https://education.skype.com/help
https://education.skype.com/mysteryskype/how-it-works
https://education.skype.com/
THANK YOU!

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