Skype is not just a messenger where you can send instant chat messages , make PC to PC or PC to Phone calls. You can also do something extra with Skype and one such extra thing that you can do on it is teaching. The most important tool that is required for teaching is whiteboard, where you can write up on . There are many whiteboard apps that you can integrate with Skype but not all such whiteboard apps have mathematical functionality.
IDroo is one such free online educational whiteboard application that can be used to teach maths on Skype . It has lot of features, which you can use to teach any subject be it English, Science or anything. IDroo supports unlimited number of students, Everything you draw or write is visible to all participants in real time. It has dedicated tools for maths tutoring , you can easily teach maths to your students remotely with the help of professional maths typing tool . You can draw all kinds of mathematical figures like circle , quadrilateral, polygon etc. You can quickly place a premade geometrical shape on the screen and add text to it, or you can easily draw any custom path or shape to explain your idea.You can insert mathematical symbols like alpha, beta, summation etc. that you cant type with keyboard, in just a click.
Together with text you can also use pictures to illustrate your ideas. You can load images from a disk, paste them from the clipboard, or drag-and-drop directly into the IDroo window.
Download IDroo Skype teaching app and integrate with your skype after that you can add students by clicking the + sign under the participant box from the right side panel . Your student will also have to install IDroo on their computer, and they can use this app with their skype account .