Microsoft Sway and Skype



What is Sway?

Is a digital storytelling app that helps you create professional, interactive designs in minutes for your images, text, videos and other media.


Sway your ideas in minutes

It is fun and easy for teachers and students to compose a digital creation they'll love to share, building confidence and pride.


Combine photos, videos, audio...

Transforms your photos, videos, audio, charts, tweets, and more into a polished format and design to share with students, teachers, and parents.


Build great e-portfolios

Say goodbye to stacks of paper. Use Sway to build a digital collection of student work that documents learning progress.


Share the success with parents

Parents and others can view Sways on any device when you send them a link – no additional software or sign-in needed. And you can change privacy settings for more control.



Skype for Windows

Download and launch Skype on any Windows device for all your calls, messages, video, and sharing in one convenient place.


With the Skype app, you can do more together:


  • Get everyone together with free group video calls.
  • Send pictures and files, or share your screen.
  • Translate your calls and messages to speak with anyone around the world.

Did you know about Skype in the classroom?


In a nutshell...

Skype in the Classroom is used around the world to connect and share learning experiences using the standard free version of Skype.


To participate all you need to do is download Skype and set up a Skype ID, you can use that same ID to register on this site.


Browse content to find the perfect learning activity for your students, then request a session.


We request that members of the community respond within 3 working days.


We have hundreds of approved Guest Speakers who can bring to life the curriculum so students can interact live with experts rather than just reading about them in a text book.


Skype in the Classroom and many other Microsoft learning resources are available at