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50 Awesome Ways to Use Skype in the Classroom

50 Awesome Ways to Use Skype in the Classroom
Written By: Jillian Terry Skype is a free and easy way for teachers to open up their classroom and their students to a world way beyond their campus. With Skype, students can learn from other students, connect with other cultures, and expand their knowledge in amazing ways. Teachers and parents can also benefit from Skype in the classroom. Read below to learn how you can take advantage of the power of Skype in your classroom. Promoting Education These great ideas are all about teaching students in dynamic ways. See Me, Hear Me: Skype in the Classroom. Promoting Community Using Skype in the classroom can promote communities within a school or globally. Inclusion — helping a classmate join the classroom from home. Skype Ideas for Teachers and Parents Teachers and parents can benefit from Skype in the classroom, too. Professional development. Resources for Getting Started and Using Skype Find out how you can take advantage of Skype with the advice below. Finding Others Using Skype ePALS.

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The Teacher’s Guide To Keeping Students Safe Online This is the second in a series of online safety discussions. Please be sure to check out Jill Rooney’s recent article for Edudemic ‘ The Student’s Guide To Staying Safe Online ‘ for even more tips and tricks. Most students are familiar with and active users of mobile technology. While it does facilitate sharing and knowledge exchange, it can be a dangerous tool if improperly used.

10 Tips for Teaching Technology to Teachers I have been working with teachers to learn to integrate technology into their teaching for almost ten years. Here are a few of the things I have learned - in no particular order (number 10 is probably the most important). Please share your thoughts and suggestions! 1. It isn't really about the tool it is about how you use it: It isn't the word processing software, it's the skills and usefulness of word processing. It isn't the presentation software, it's how to create a meaningful and effective presentation.

Socratic Questioning Techniques > Questioning > Socratic Questions Conceptual | Assumptions | Rationale | Viewpoint | Implications | Question | See also Socrates was one of the greatest educators who taught by asking questions and thus drawing out answers from his pupils ('ex duco', means to 'lead out', which is the root of 'education'). Sadly, he martyred himself by drinking hemlock rather than compromise his principles. How to Use YouTube in the Classroom Hi, I'm Chris O'Neal, and we're going to do a brief tour of YouTube. I think of YouTube as, like, a giant video flea market. So lots of cool finds mixed in with a lot of crazy junk. Start An Education Revolution In Seven Steps First, a little background: We’re three undergrad industrial design students at the University of Cincinnati who teamed up for an experiment in education. We set out to partner with our university, a high school, and several footwear companies to create a curriculum that would engage and empower inner-city youth through footwear design. We titled the experiment the Tread Project. The pitch was simple: Tread wanted to create an engaging curriculum that would channel these urban students’ passion for (and sometimes obsession with) footwear into their high school education. The result was a program aimed at giving these kids an intro to design thinking, creative problem solving, and the footwear-design process in seven weeks.

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5 Tools for Building a Next-Generation 'Hybrid' Class Website [Nicholas C. Martin is a visiting professor at American University and the United Nations University for Peace. He is also co-founder and president of TechChange, an organization that trains leaders to leverage emerging technologies for sustainable social change. TechChange specializes in creating “next-generation” e-learning content, tools and communities. You can follow him on Twitter at @TechChange. 10 useful websites for ELT A self-development task during my diploma last year asked me to list all the websites I found useful in my ELT practice. The document I created spanned about 6 pages – it could easily have been longer. I’m sure there’s a lot of common ground between us teachers, experienced or not.

The Dos and Don'ts of Classroom Management: Your 25 Best Tips Posted 08/20/2014 1:55PM | Last Commented 03/29/2016 9:48AM Classroom management is a delicate balancing act often learned through experience and trial-and-error experimentation. Whether you're a new or experienced teacher, having strategies for effective classroom management is essential for creating positive, successful learning spaces (and staying sane!). In this presentation you’ll find 25 tips for managing your classroom.

3 Tips for Teachers Using Social Media in the Classroom Dan Klamm is the Marketing & Communications Coordinator at Syracuse University Career Services, where he leads social media engagement. Connect with him on Twitter @DanKlamm and @CareerSU. Social media opens up all new avenues of communication for college students, their classmates and their professors. Tech Forum - Strategies, Solutions and Innovations for Technology Leaders Social Media and Student Devices: Developing Guidelines David Jakes (moderator); Ryan Bretag, Scott Floyd, Ben Grey and Hank Thiele Social media tools, along with handheld technologies such as smartphones and tablets, continue to push educational practice and how schools operate in a 24-7, always-on, connected digital environment. Effectively positioning your school to utilize social media and leverage student-owned technology requires a thorough understanding of the policy, guidelines, and recommendations that support such use. Join a panel of experienced administrators for a lively discussion of the questions surrounding the development and deployment of frameworks to support the effective school use of disruptive technologies.

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Cet article du site www.teachingdegree.org est une simple liste d'exemples d'utilisations de Skype, logiciel gratuit, dans le processus d'instruction. Bien que la plupart de ces exemples soient simplement des interviews ou des commentaires de personnes liées au cours, d'autres applications sont montrées, je pense notemment à la n°13 où un professeur Australien se connecte avec une classe coréenne via Skype. Ce système permet d'imaginer le futur de la pédagogie. Cours de littérature ? L'auteur explique sa vision de l'oeuvre, même s'il ne peut pas se déplacer. Des classes entières apprendraient avec un prof situé à des milliers de kilomètres. Le danger de cette méthode est évidemment de tomber dans la simplicité de l'éducation de masse où un seul professeur ferait cours à une dizaines de classes à la fois. by adriens Mar 25

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