Skype is a free and easy way for teachers to open up their classroom to the world.

In this course, you'll learn specifically about #mysteryskype - the global guessing game that gets kids learning with Skype. It is an educational game, invented by teachers, and played by two classrooms on Skype. The aim of the game is to guess the location of the other classroom by asking each other questions. It's suitable for all age groups and can be used to teach subjects like geography, history, languages, mathematics and science.

First, take a look at some of the ways classrooms around the world are engaging with Skype:

This video shows Concord Road Elementary School preparing for their Skype call with their sister class in Hong Kong.

Click here to watch a brief overview video showing how Skype connects classes in California, South Korea, and Canada