January 2008 Blog Posts (6)

Global Village project

My fifth grade students are creating a wiki about "conditions" in the world today. This project began with reading David J. Smith's "If the World Were a Village" book. We incorporated math with spreadsheets and graphing. Now they are researching information about world religions, nationalities, population, amount of resources, education, and other categories they've decided upon. They are excited, curious, amazed, and outraged about inequities. It will be interesting to see what ideas they come… Continue

Added by Andrea Bittle on January 26, 2008 at 8:26pm — 1 Comment

Available to a good home!

Can you give a small mascot a home and some digital pics to send back to his sponsor town in Spain?

Fluvi is the mascot of the Zaragosa Expo 2008. Read more about adopting him here!

Added by Linda on January 23, 2008 at 8:03pm — 1 Comment

Am I Global?

Pretty much so, IMHO. In a previous employment position, I traveled the world, interacted deeply with vendors and customers in each country, and spent quite a bit of time with local colleagues. Has anyone here at Global Education Collaborative prepared and presented a definition of "Global" that we all are agreed upon? How can I search for that here, eh? Any reply is welcome *:-)

Added by Lee Allan Sanders on January 22, 2008 at 12:37am — No Comments

My first blog

Hello! Well, well. I'm so excited to have my very own blog. After years of reading other's, now I can post my own verbage, for better or worse!

I am an elementary school teacher, parent, reader, writer, and dreamer. I love to travel, even if only in my head! I'm excited about the possibilities of reaching out to other educators around the world and would like to collaborate on projects.

Currently, I'm working with 5th grade students who are making a wiki based…


Added by Andrea Bittle on January 21, 2008 at 1:08pm — No Comments

Seeing Is Believing.............ummmmmmm................

"We don't see things as they are; we see things as we are." - The Talmud

Added by Lee Allan Sanders on January 16, 2008 at 11:17pm — No Comments

Third Edition of the Active Learning Blog Carnival

The latest edition of the Active Learning Blog Carnival is up at http://activelearningcarnival.blogspot.com/
This months Big Question is "What motivates students to be actively involved in learning?". What do you think?

Added by Deirdre Bonnycastle on January 8, 2008 at 12:59pm — No Comments

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