Befriending the World Through Skype

skypeOne of the greatest new technologies I’ve used is definitely Skype, a service that allows users to make calls using their computers. The really cool part about it is that you can make Jetsons-like video calls for free through your computer.  Many schools have used Skype and web cameras to speak to and see students in other countries such as China in real-time.  Once you work through the time zone differences, it’s an excellent educational tool.

To read more about how educators are using Skype in their classrooms, click here.

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