Tag: skype

  • Tips for Skype Author Visit: Be Prepared

    Tips for Skype Author Visit: Be Prepared More and more, librarians and teachers are using video conferencing software to connect with authors. Before I did my first Skype Author Visit today, with a school in Arlington, VA, I went through several fine-tunings of my setup. These are all small tweaks, but I felt like they […]

  • More on Skype an Author

    Connect with Authors Through Skype One site that quickly gained popularity this year is the Skype an Author, a Wetpaint site, billed at the key to Virtual Author Visits in Your Library or Classroom. Set up by Sarah Chauncey of the Grandview Elementary School Library in Rockland County, NY schools and author Mona Kirby, it […]

  • Online Author Chats

    Online Author Chats – A New Learning Experience Guest Post by Catherine Balkin Author Appearances Down. I’ve been arranging author appearances in schools and libraries for about 20 years and, a few months ago, I was sitting at my desk, lamenting their recent slump. With the economic downturn, school and library budgets have been cut […]