Category Archives: Video Conference

Using Chat Rooms As a Tool in the Classsroom

I believe that we need to teach our students to be able to extract information from a variety of sources. They do not only need to be able to read…

Update on Around The World With 80 Schools with Howard Wolinsky

At the beginning of January, I spoke with Howard Wolinsky who writes for the Skype in the US Blog about the “Around the World with 80 Schools” project. School ‘langwitches’…

Skyping in Mike Artell- Illustrator & Author

Mike Artell, illustrator, cartoonist and author of several children’s books, has contacted me because he read (on Langwitches) about the fantastic connections my school is making via Skype. He offered…

80+ Schools Around the World Participating

Update: We are at 80+ schools around the world participating in our quest to connect with 80 schools via Skype. Here are the participants in our quest. We have connected…

Skype Connection Rituals

In the process of Skype becoming more and more popular in schools and  teachers are becoming more comfortable in using it with their students. there seems to be something else…