Wednesday, April 6, 2011

Free Tools Challenge #11 – Our world is flat with Skype | Teacher Challenge

Sue Waters published a lengthy and informative post about setting up and using Skype in the classroom today.


Free voice and video calls using Skype is great for talking with authors, experts, peer classrooms, language classes, and more – all with a pretty simple and cost effective set-up.

Rather than summarizing and re-hashing it all here, head on over to The Complete Educator’s Guide to Using Skype effectively in the classroom to get a complete step-by-step overview.


  1. Read the post to learn all about Skyping in education
  2. Visit’s Skype List and consider adding your class to the list
  3. Schedule a time to try Skype with your students in the next month or two
  4. Leave a comment on this post telling us about your experience!

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