Monthly Archives: February 2007

Read Around the Planet 2007 Report

I know most of you reading this blog are also involved in Read Around the Planet. Wow, this project has grown this year!! I think we’re all feeling the growing pains. I thought you might be interested in some of … Continue reading

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Last MysteryQuest World of 2007

Today is the last session of MysteryQuest World Geography of 2007. No more MysteryQuests until MysteryQuest USA in April (still room to sign up if you want!) Today’s MysteryQuest treat is having Grafton Elementary, Ontario, participate in our session on … Continue reading

Posted in Collaborations, International VCs, MysteryQuests

The Ultimate Gift Movie Interview

Today we have a special videoconference on the book and movie The Ultimate Gift, organized and sponsored by Polycom. Students from California, Oklahoma, South Dakota, and Texas interviewed the author, Jim Stovall; the screen writer Cheryl McKay; and the lead … Continue reading

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MysteryQuest: Revealing the Answer

Here’s a neat visual from today’s MysteryQuest Western Hemisphere. Troy Intermediate, from Avon Lake, OH, used this creative background to reveal their correct answer at the end. Here’s how their background looked during their presentation: And here’s how the background … Continue reading

Posted in Collaborations, MysteryQuests

Beyond Virtual Field Trips

Did you miss Marci Powell and Jan Zanetis’s webinar on February 21? I did because I was running a MysteryQuest. Well the archive has been posted online and now you can still watch it. Here’s the full blurb about the … Continue reading

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CBS Features VC Field Trips

Just received this tip from Bob Dixon via several listservs. CBS did a story on virtual field trips that is nice and concise and features several content providers we’re familiar with. Great student quotes too. The clip also features Jody … Continue reading

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Interviewing Congressman Fred Upton

This morning Coloma Jr. High, Marcellus Middle School, New Buffalo High School, River Valley High School, Ross Beatty High School, and St. Joseph High School participated in an interview with Congressman Fred Upton. Students had prepared questions ahead of time. … Continue reading

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