Your Name and Title: Abbe Waldron, Library Media Specialist/Educational Technologist

School, Library, or Organization Name: Regional School District No. 6 

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Area of the World from Which You Will Present: Connecticut, USA


Language in Which You Will Present: English


 Target Audience(s): Teachers, Edtech staff, Administrators


Short Session Description (one line):

Learn how to successfully facilitate an author Skype session at your school.


Full Session Description (as long as you would like):

Author visits are a great way to excite students about reading and writing. Hosting a Skype author visit is an affordable way to bring authors to your students.  Getting the chance to speak to an author has been an invaluable experience for the students at our 7-12 school.    In this session I will share ideas for finding authors who will Skype with your students and  tips for preparing your students for the visit.  

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Tags: Skype, author_visits

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