Skyping the world into our classroom

Here are four videos I’ve made for colleagues to show them how Skype is helping connect students to the world:

Mystery Skype:

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National Park Service Distance Learning:

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Author Guest Speaker:

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Computer Science Guest Speaker:

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Guest Skype Computer Science speaker

Today we were honored to be able to Skype with Dr. Chih-yu Chao, a program manager at Microsoft in  Seattle, Washington.  I put together this 5 minute video to show colleagues how interactive this experience can be for students and how it really has helped us connect our science, math, and other learning to what computer engineers do in the “real world.”   Here is the video:

Here is where you can find Computer Science guest speakers:

Lakeview Elementary, Albert Lea, MN


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