5 Links, Sept. 9, 2013

Since the September EdTech Challenge focuses on Mystery Skype, I thought the five links I shared today would be related. Mystery Skype is an educational game, invented by teachers, played by two classrooms on Skype. The aim of the game is to guess the location of the other classroom by asking each other questions. It’s suitable for all age groups and can be used to teach subjects like geography, history, languages, mathematics and science. Check out the five links below.

10 Ways to Start Using Skype in the Classroom
A list of 10 simple ideas for getting started with Skype.

Assessment of Learning via Skype
Great pre- and post-assessment activities with files you can download for use from Silvia Tolisano.

Comprehensive Guide to Using Skype in the Classroom

So You Want to do Mystery Skype?
Good to do list of steps to get started from Pernille Ripp.

The Official Mystery Skype Community from Skype
You can sign up here to do Mystery Skype if you can’t participate in the September Challenge.

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Author: mlimpdx

Education Technology at Portland Public Schools in Portland, OR

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