A ubiquitous tool–pros and cons

 Skype seems to be the tool of choice for creating more global connections for educators.   It’s excellent for quickly contacting experts in other school districts, for joining in workshops as a guest speaker, for coordinating plans between presenters who live in different cities, and for coordinating global education projects, etc. But some school districts have concerns about the software on the network.  (including mine).    We know many of the educational benefits of Skype–we have used Skype to skype in an author for a virtual author […]