Reasons to Skype:

50 Ways to Use Skype in the Classroom: Includes sites with resources on getting started; ideas to promote community; ways to find others using skype and more.

Top Uses of Skype in the Classroom: Skype's own top uses.

Skype in the Classroom: Skype's site that connects teachers with other teachers. A great place to find Projects & collaborate with others.

Skype Experts: Like local Meteorologists; Congressmen; Scientists;

Reasons to Use Skype in the Classroom Student Skype Jobs; Assessment of Learning (includes a free PDF): all at Langwitches Blog.

Sample Parent Letter: A sample letter written to parents explaining skype - includes tips and techniques for efficient use of skype.

15 Interesting Ways to Use Web Conferencing