Join us for Skype-a-thon 2016
At Microsoft, we believe a powerful way to learn is from each other and if we can connect classrooms, we can change the world. That’s why we’re empowering students and educators around the globe to do just that. On November 29th and 30th, Microsoft is hosting is a Global Education Skype-a-Thon. Over the 48 hours, participants will contribute to help reach a goal three million virtual miles travelled.
How to get involved.
Step 2: Find a classroom or expert to connect with. You might already know someone to call, otherwise consider leveraging the Microsoft Educator Community to help connect with educators and experts via:
Make sure to schedule your call on either November 29th or 30th so you can be part of our Global Education Skype-a-Thon.
Step 3: Have your Skype call on November 29th and 30th. After your call, share your experiences, miles travelled and what your students learned. Use #skypeathon on social media.
Follow us at Skypeathon.com throughout the event and via #skypeathon to see all the action throughout the 48hours.
In today’s world, we benefit from technology connecting students to limitless amounts of content and knowledge. We are creating citizens of the world from early years and a channel to share ideas, innovation and expertise across borders. Let’s make this Skype-a-thon an amazing example of the power of global learning.
Kitty Chiu | Technology Strategist – Education (ACT)