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Authors Who Skype with Classes


Authors Who Skype with Classes

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This site offers links to authors who are willing to Skype to classes that are reading their books in school or for book clubs.  Although designed for middle school students, there are also links to authors of adult books.According to the site host, "I started it because I’ve found that virtual author visits are a great way to connect authors and readers, and I realize that many schools facing budget troubles don’t have the option of paid author visits. With that in mind, this is a list of... More
Technical Format: HTML/Text
Date Added to MERLOT: August 26, 2011
Date Modified in MERLOT: March 31, 2014
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Submitter: Cathy Swift



Primary Audience: Middle School, High School, College General Ed, College Lower Division, Professional
Mobile Compatibility: Not specified at this time
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Language: English
Cost Involved: no
Source Code Available: unsure
Accessiblity Information Available: unsure
Creative Commons: unsure


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Avatar for Carol Helton
2 years ago

Carol Helton (Faculty)

This site a great way to bring books to life by promoting a Skype visit to the classroom by the author.  The site offers a list of authors who would be wiling to participate in a free Skype visit after the classroom/group has read a book written by that author.  This is available to classes from preschool to adults.  

Avatar for Sandra Toth
2 years ago

Sandra Toth (Faculty)

This site offers a great way to bring literacy back into the classroom by using technology and saving money.

Technical Remarks:

Designed well and information can be found easily.

Time spent reviewing site: 25 minutes