Category Archives: Video Conference

Introducing New Ning: Around the World with 80 Schools

After 14 months of manually managing the rapidly growing  participants/educators to the Around the World with 80 Schools project (and adding their locations to a Google Map), I have decided…

Use Experience to Reach Others

The title of this post “Use Experience to Reach Others” is from a blog post one of our 7th grade (Jewish) students wrote after skyping with (Muslim) students from Minnesota….

A Skype Odyssey

image licensed under CC by Let Ideas Compete An Odyssey is defined by the Merriam-Webster Dictionary as: 1 : a long wandering or voyage usually marked by many changes of…

Skype in the News

I was recently contacted by Shanthi Venkataraman, a student from Columbia University, Graudate School of Journalism. Columbia News Service is staffed by master’s candidates at the Columbia University Graduate School…

Becoming the Experts

I received a tweet from Michael Kaechele, Technology Teacher at Valleywood Middle School. What an opportunity! Michael and I set the Skype calls up for the following week. I had…