Welcome to the World's Biggest Classroom via Skype

Microsoft believes that amazing learning experiences should be available to everyone. Skype in the Classroom is a free platform for connecting educators and experts to learners everywhere.  Join thousands of teachers inspiring the next generation of global citizens through transformative learning experiences with three key opportunities. Collaborate with other classes There are endless ways to…


Skype and the Future of Learning

A longer version of this article was posted 28 March 2014 on Skype’s Social Good Blog by Wendy Norman. How do children learn in places so remote there is no formal access to teachers or schools? How do children with learning disabilities prosper? How do children with a passion to learn more than is expected…


Ministry of Youth and Sports & Microsoft Malaysia Partner to Nurture Future of Malaysia’s Youth

Microsoft YouthSpark, a vital catalyst for driving the nation’s push towards an innovation economy, spearheaded by young entrepreneurs Today, in Kuala Lumpur, at the 4th Global Entrepreneurship Summit, Microsoft Malaysia and the Ministry of Youth and Sports today announced an intent to partner through Microsoft YouthSpark to address the opportunity divide facing young people in…


3 Easy Steps to Creating a Skype in the Classroom Lesson

This article was originally posted on 6 July 2013 on Skype’s Social Good Blog by Andrew Schmidt. Even with a summer break, a teacher’s work is truly never done as the next school year is only a few months away. Teachers, in your time off for the summer, you’re likely already exploring your lesson plans for next year….


Skype Enables Unique Learning Experiences beyond the Classroom: Sri Lanka

Education professionals around the world are exploring the use of Skype™ as a platform to connect their classroom and share their learning experiences with teachers across the globe. Skype in the classroom is a free global community that invites teachers to collaborate on classroom projects through the use of Skype, to share skills and inspiration…


NASA Joined Skype in the Classroom Taking Kids on New Educational Adventures

This blog was originally posted 3 October by Andrew Schmidt on Skype’s Big Blog.  When I was a kid, I had some very big dreams. My imagination would run wild with all the possibilities of answering the question, “What do I want to be when I grow up?” On any given day, I would have given you wildly…


Microsoft has the Pulse on Global Citizenship

This blog was originally posted by Lori Harnick, General Manager, Citizenship & Public Affairs, Microsoft, on the Microsoft on the Issues Blog. Today, we are releasing our annual Citizenship Report, which provides an overview of our citizenship work over the past fiscal year, from July 2011 to June 2012. This is the third year in…