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Got Skype?. Connect With Skype!. Oh, if I’d only had Skype…. Getting Started http://skype.com. Download Skype. Skype Download Steps. Adding Contacts. 1. 2. Prior to Beginning Call. 1. 3. 2. 4. 5. Test Call.

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Got skype

Got Skype?


Connect with skype

Connect With Skype!

Oh, if I’d only had Skype…


Getting started http skype com

Getting Startedhttp://skype.com

Download Skype


Skype download steps

Skype Download Steps


Adding contacts

Adding Contacts

1

2


Prior to beginning call

Prior to Beginning Call

1

3

2

4

5


Test call

Test Call

You will then see this screen & hear a request to record your voice for testing sound. After you say something, do NOT click End Call. Wait about 20 sec. to hear playback.


Video check

Video Check

1

2-opt.

The video snapshot will display next to your name.


Start a call

Start a Call

2

1

To end call, you will be able to click on a red “End Call” button.


Skype features

Skype Features

  • Very user friendly

  • Skype to Skype calls 24/7

  • Video calls

  • Group chats (up to 150 people!)

  • Great HELP resources

  • Just for fun- add video to your greeting http://www.skype.com/allfeatures/hello/


Obstacles

Obstacles

  • Time Zones

  • School schedules

  • Blocked in some schools

  • Finding subject experts who use Skype

  • Lack of online registries


Ideas for skype

Ideas for Skype

  • Interview author or field expert

  • Cultural exchanges

  • Skype class while on maternity leave

  • Connect with ill student at home

  • Student away on family trip

  • Debate practice

  • Reader’s theater

  • Foreign language practice/application

  • Teacher to teacher

  • Professional development

  • Group meetings

  • Aiding the disabled


Retiring soon

Retiring Soon?


Do s and don ts learned the hard way

Do’s and Don’ts (Learned the Hard Way)

  • Confirm arrangements with receiving party one or two days prior to call

  • Discuss topic, sub-topics to cover

  • Close with or without questions?

    (prepare extras just in case)

  • Determine which party will place call

  • Add party as a contact and do a test call

  • Adjust video viewing area and microphone prior to call

  • Have students in place prior to making call

  • Prepare students for 2-3 second delays and possible blurry reception when conversing

  • HAVE FUN!


Resources

Resources

  • http://skype.com

  • http://skypeinschools.pbwiki.com/

  • Logitech webcams http://www.logitech.com/index.cfm/webcam_communications/webcams/&cl=us,en

  • http://annickpress.blogspot.com/2008/08/skype-tutorials-for-teachers-authors.html

  • http://skype.com/prices/#free

  • Skype blog: http://share.skype.com/sites/en/

  • Camtasia: http://www.techsmith.com/download/camtasiatrial.asp


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