Wow! I can’t believe how many things we are trying this year. I am really fortunate to have such an eager and curious class; we have learned so much together already…I can’t wait to see what possibilities the rest of the year holds!
Tomorrow is our first experiment in video conferencing. A colleague from Gadsden, Alabama and I have connected to provide an amazing opportunity for the students to see inside each others worlds. We are fortunate to be a part of her 50 states project. We can continue to track her visits at this site.
We put together this Animoto video to show what our Montana means to us. Check it out.
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Video conferencing update: What a great experience! I thought it went really well for our first run. We were able to see into a classroom 1700 miles away! With a bit of a rushed end, we’ve decided to extend this project for a couple of weeks. With Spring Break next week, I’d like you to comment about your general feelings about the video conferencing experience. I would also love for you to pose some questions to our Alabama peers. They will be responding back through this site as well (Alabama friends, simply put your first name where prompted…no need to put an email address or website. Write your comment and click submit. Don’t hesitate to write your own questions back!). I’m looking forward to learning more about all of you through the conversation. Have fun!
*tip: To help us follow the conversation, if you are responding to someone specific name them first (see example below)
Nathan: It is really nice to meet you too! I saw that you like to play soccer; I’ve played for a couple of years too, but football is still my favorite sport to watch on TV. How about you…do you like football too?