Across Classrooms

posted Nov 29, 2010, 8:15 PM by John Lustig   [ updated Nov 29, 2010, 8:28 PM ]
Description
Students will video conference with students in other schools in another part of the world. Students will share cultural information about themselves, content specific information, collaborate on projects and solve problems. This project can be repeated as in "Around the World with 80 Schools" or could incorporate shared workspaces, such as wikis and blogs, for projects as in the "Flat Classroom Project". 

Subject Area
Any

Grade Level
All

Technology Integrated
Skype (Alternatives: Vawkr.com, ooVoo.com)

Links
Inspired by the Flat Classroom Project and similar project "Around the World with 80 Schools" by Silvia Tolisano as published on page 13 in The Amazing Web 2.0 Projects Book by Terry Freedman.

or 

http://aroundtheworldwith80schools.wikispaces.com/

http://www.flatclassroomproject.org/


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