Category Archives: Video Conference

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…

Globally…Connect…Communicate…21st Century Skills

Science and history fairs have been held across the United States (and maybe other countries?) for years. Having grown up in Germany and Argentina, the first time I encountered these…

It’s Not About the Tools. It’s About the Skills

Many times, I see eyes glazing over, when I excitedly speak with parents or administrators about blogging, skyping or podcasting with students. Many of them, unfamiliar with the tools, will…

Skyping Teacher of the Week

I am honored to have been chosen the “Skyping Teacher of the Week” by one of our local TV stations, First Coast News Silvia Tolisano, the school’s 21st Century Learning…