"MS Geography classroom, gender seperate, looking for other classrooms to skype with. I would love to have some contacts in the Eastern Hemisphere of the world as that is what we are studying. But I appreciate any opportunity to expand my…"
"Hi everyone, I am a middle school educator in Oklahoma City. Last summer I attended the Midwest Conference for Differentiated instruction. I have applied many of the principles quite successfully within my gender based English and Geography…"
"I attended the Midwest Conference on DI last summer in Chicago and have spent this whole school year implementing various aspects into my gender based classrooms. I am teaching English and Geography and in order to meet the needs of my broad…"
"Richard - I've used Skype with my classes, and we have shared information about our communities, career / educational opportunities in our areas, what we are covering in our curriculum, or what we are doing with technology. It's been a lot…"
I'm in Dallas-Fort Worth. I may be able to work out some skype arrangements with you since we're in the same time zone. I teach 7th grade language arts and 6th-8th grade reading improvement.
What lessons are you planning…"
I am new to skype in the classroom and have recently connected with Juliana's classroom. (Thanks again Juliana!) I am very excited about the possibilities of Skype in the classroom, but like a kid in a candy shop I am confused about how to maximize the possibilities of this technology. If you have any good ideas for classroom use PLEASE let me know. I am currently teaching English and Geography. If you would like to get together and work on a lesson let me know. I just really want cool…See More
"Richard, my Skype name is guptill.classroom look for me. We are fairly flexible as far as times. I think we are an hour ahead of you. This week we are on Spring break but next week we will be back in."
"I teach geography in the afternoon from 12:40-2:30. I have a boys class first from 12:40-1:35, then I get my girls class at 1:35-2:30. My girls class would be better to conduct this conversation with. Let me know some of the questions you guys will…"
You can look for my classroom on Skype, I am at guptill.classroom. I am looking to do some current event discussion, geography (as in where we live and what it is like here). I would like to work up to doing a collaborative assignment on line. Say something like GoogleDocs or a wiki.
With your interest in Education Technology, I recommend you take a look at Wiziq's virtual classroom and authorstream's power point presentation platform. Both are web based platforms, have a bunch of features and free basic service. Here’s a public class recording you might find of interest.