Author Guest Skype Speakers

This month we are honored to be able to Skype with several published authors during our morning meeting, snack, or writing times.  Recently we Skyped with Dee Garretson and 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 writing lessons to what authors do in the “real world.”  Dee was fabulous–much of her presentation was driven by student questions.  Here is the video:

https://www.dropbox.com/s/tv3r84d057c33cp/Author%20skype.mov?dl=0

Here is where you can find Author guest speakers:

education.skype.com

Also, Skype has another program running right now where you can request Microsoft engineers to skype with your class.  We are Skyping one of those guest speakers this Wednesday.

 

 

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