Tag: Skype in the Classroom

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You’re invited to join the #MysterySkype SELFIE CHALLENGE!

The Skype in the Classroom team is launching a Mystery Skype Challenge this May so more classrooms can use this global guessing game to open the hearts and minds of their students to new people, places and cultures.  We are challenging teachers new to this guessing game, or those who play often, to get creative, get social and share all the fun with all their educator... Read more

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Free PD: Join our Microsoft Learning Consultants for online webinars this spring

What are you doing to keep yourself going until the end of the school year?  Maybe it’s extra time in the gym, getting lost in a new book series, taking a plunge in the pool, or grabbing yourself an extra cup of coffee - all of which sound fantastic, by the way. But who says the learning stops just because the school year is almost over? We've got some super engaging ideas... Read more

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The Innovation Project brings together 460 schools across 85 countries to solve global issues

If you joined our #MSFTEduChat recently (get caught up here), in which we discussed the global movement to #TeachSDGs (the UN's Sustainable Development Goals), you may be looking for more ways to inspire your students and put them on a path to make the world better. A new global project by Microsoft Innovative Educator Expert Koen Timmers invites you and your school to take... Read more

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Q&A: How students venture into California’s parks with Skype in the Classroom

Skype in the Classroom celebrates Earth Day (April 22nd) throughout the month with virtual field trips to beautiful parks around the world, with lessons on climate change and animals of all types, along with Skype sessions with ocean experts and classes on all of these topics (and more). Today, we're sharing a quick Q&A we conducted with Brad Krey, the program manager... Read more

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#MSFTEduChat TweetMeet goes multilingual to talk Sustainable Development Goals on April 17

If you and your students consider every skill a step toward building a better world, you're already equipped to help meet the Global Goals for Sustainable Development. Set by the United Nations and leaders around the world, these 17 goals for 2030 ask for a bold collaboration between classrooms to support better education, gender equality, climate action, and more by the year... Read more

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Celebrate Earth Day 2018 with Skype in the Classroom

Earth Day, April 22nd, marks the anniversary of an environmental movement that was first observed in 1970. It has grown into an annual global event, which is now believed to have more than 1 billion people taking part in speaking out for our planet. Skype in the Classroom celebrates Earth Day throughout the month of April with virtual field trips to beautiful parks around... Read more