Skype as a Tool for Promoting 21st Century Thinking

As teachers, we strive to provide experiences that foster Collaboration, Critical Thinking, Communication, and Creativity for our students.  Mystery Skype provides an opportunity for students to engage in authentic learning experiences.  Students can explore many different roles as they work with others to locate, understand, and communicate information.  To learn more about Mystery Skype, visit the resources below or go to:
https://education.skype.com/mysteryskype

Scholastic: Excellent overview of Mystery Skype (Must paste link into browser)
 http://www.scholastic.com/teachers/top-teaching/2014/04/geography-skills-soar-mystery-skype

How to Set Up a Mystery Skype
http://psolarz.weebly.com/how-to-set-up-and-run-a-mystery-skype-session.html

Mrs. Morgan’s Skype Etiquette:
http://mrsmorgansstars.edublogs.org/skype-etiquette/

Skype Roles
http://pernillesripp.com/2013/08/08/mystery-skype-jobs-created-by-my-students/

So You Want to do Mystery Skype?
http://pernillesripp.com/2011/10/25/so-you-want-to-do-mystery-skype/

Skype Lessons
https://education.skype.com/lessons

Happy Learning!

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