Are you looking for ways to enthuse and inspire your students? Have you ever thought of how much they could learn by travelling to different places around the world? Do you want to empower global collaboration and get your students hooked on learning through being a global citizen?
Skype in the Classroom is going to BETT this year! Find us at the Microsoft Stand! Members of our team and teachers will help you explore the magic world of Skype in the Classroom!
Also, the Skype in the Classroom Team is inviting you to join one of their sessions in The Microsoft Learn Live Theatre!
Wednesday to Saturday at 12pm and 15:30pm -the MIE Experts and Skype Master Teachers, Paul Watkins (UK) and Dyane Smokorowski (USA) will be presenting about Skype in the Classroom and how it can transform learning experiences for your students and enhance collaboration in your classroom. If you are wondering how you can incorporate Skype in your classrooms this is a session not to be missed!
On Wednesday 24, at 12:45pm, the US MIE Experts and Skype Master Teachers Amy Rosenstein and Steve Auslander will be talking about Skype in the Classroom and how it can be used in your schools to transform students into empathetic global citizens and cultivate their critical thinking. Both Amy and Steve are Skype advocates and have implemented lots of initiatives that have inspired both the students and the teachers in their schools. If you are looking for transformative projects and ideas for your classroom make sure you get into this session!
Teachers: If you are new to Skype in the Classroom, access the getting started guide here.
Parents: If you’d like to get your children’s school involved with Skype in the Classroom, our guide for parents will help you do that here.
More about Skype in the Classroom
Skype in the Classroom is a part of the Microsoft Educator Community, reaching 2 million teachers around the world with everything from lesson plans and training, to classroom to classroom connections, guest speakers and virtual field trips over Skype. There are no costs involved for teachers or partners. This is an educational program that aims to remove geographic and economic boundaries to education through the innovative use of technology in a classroom environment. Skype in the Classroom lessons are live learning experiences that are scheduled in advance between one or more classes and a virtual field trip or guest speaker host.