I’m a so-so fan of Skype. I’ve used it on an infrequent basis and have had more than a few dropped calls. Audio and video alike.
However, it’s a cheap way to make long distance calls and seems to work better over wi-fi and the video quality is improving on a regular basis.
So therefore it’s probably a great tool for the classroom. But how can you use Skype to do more than just make calls? Well, there’s a pantload of interesting ways! Check out these fun ideas: