Skype in the K-12 Classroom

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As presented at the 2010 NJEA Convention in Atlantic City, NJ on November 4, 2010

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Skype in the K-12 Classroom: Collaborate, Communicate and Innovate!:

Skype in the K-12 Classroom: Collaborate, Communicate and Innovate! Kevin Jarrett Technology Facilitator, K-4 Northfield Community School, Northfield NJ Twitter: @kjarrett | Email: kjarrett@ncs-nj.org Blog: http://www.ncs-tech.org Skype: kevin.jarrett Image credit: Stephen G. Eick (eick@acm.org) http://bit.ly/35lSAQ

Quotable:

"What would happen if the chalkboard was transformed into a ‘window on the World ?’“ - RL , The Golden Fleece Wiki Quotable Image credit : http://www.flickr.com/photos/funkybug/1538454520/

Classroom Window on the World:

3 Classroom Window on the World Image credit: http://www.flickr.com/photos/technolote/2178274470/

That’s nice. But … does THIS look familiar?:

That’s nice. But … does THIS look familiar?

Is this you?:

Is this you? Image credit: http://www.nuvatesolutions.com/images/tn_overworked2.jpg

I get it. Really. I do.:

I get it. Really. I do.

Skype is … so::

Skype is … so: Easy Useful Powerful Transformational ... and FUN Image credit: http://www.flickr.com/photos/20494722@N00/151080481/ Once you try it, it will be your new favorite technology tool!

Skype is …:

8 Skype is … Free IM & videoconferencing software for PC & Mac Worldwide, multilingual A social network : 560,000,000 users as of Q4 2009* A “screen sharing” application File transfers, too Malik , O. (2010, April 20). Skype By the Numbers: It's Really Big: Tech News « . http://gigaom.com/ . Retrieved October 31, 2010, from http://bit.ly/9A7o5Q

Three Goals for Today:

Three Goals for Today Image credit: http://www.flickr.com/photos/lululemonathletica/3876552794/

Goal #1:

Goal #1 DEMO SKYPE IN ACTION Image credit: http://www.flickr.com/photos/20494722@N00/151080481/

Goal #2:

Goal #2 IDENTIFY LEARNING USES & BENEFITS Image credit: http://www.freefoto.com/preview/2000-02-53?ffid=2000-02-53&k=Number+Two

Goal #3:

Goal #3 GET YOU EXCITED ENOUGH TO GET STARTED Image credit: http://www.flickr.com/photos/20494722@N00/151080481/

Yes, but… Why?:

Yes, but… Why?

Skype is …:

Skype is … One of the easiest & most powerful tools for “global collaborative projects” But it’s not all fun & games… there’s serious work to be done Image credit: http://mysbisd.com/ithinkilearniinspire/

Why you need it:

Why you need it

Ready? Set? Let’s :

Ready? Set? Let’s

Meet Heather Durnin:

Meet Heather Durnin Grade 7/8 teacher of “everything except French” at Turnberry Central Public School in Wingham , Ontario, Canada Skype: hdurnin Twitter: @ hdurnin Classroom Web: heatherdurnin.com

Let’s talk resources… :

Let’s talk resources…

Skype in Schools Wiki:

Skype in Schools Wiki http://digitallyspeaking.pbworks.com/Videoconferencing THESE ARE AWESOME

Skype in Schools Wiki:

Skype in Schools Wiki http://aroundtheworldwith80schools.net/

Skype in Schools Wiki:

Skype in Schools Wiki http://skypeinschools.pbworks.com

Skype in Schools Wiki:

Skype in Schools Wiki http://www.cilc.org/c/community/collaboration_center.aspx

50 Awesome Ways to Use Skype in the Classroom:

50 Awesome Ways to Use Skype in the Classroom http://bit.ly/skype50ways

Ready? Set? Let’s :

Ready? Set? Let’s

Meet Chrissy Yarzabeck:

Meet Chrissy Yarzabeck First Grade Teacher, Derry Township School District, Hershey, PA Skype: christine.yarzabeck Twitter: @ MissYarzabek Classroom Web: yarzabek.wikispaces.com

Now it’s YOUR TURN! :

Now it’s YOUR TURN!

LIVE DEMO!:

LIVE DEMO! Image credit: http://www.flickr.com/photos/shutter/105497713/ Someone in the audience is going to sign up for Skype … right now!

How to get started:

28 How to get started Install a webcam* Download: http://skype.com Create account, sign in Make a test call Find & add Skype contacts Start planning * Built-in webcams on laptops work GREAT!

Questions? :

Questions? Kevin Jarrett Technology Facilitator, K-4 Northfield Community School, Northfield NJ Twitter: @kjarrett | Email: kjarrett@ncs-nj.org Blog: http://www.ncs-tech.org Skype: kevin.jarrett

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