Category Archives: Geography

Around The World with 80 Schools

I am really thrilled about the use of Skype in the classroom. You can tell by reading the last posts about Skype: Reasons for Skyping in the Classrroom Video Conferencing…

Logistics of Formatting a Blog Post

This post is part of a series of posts in a guide to introducing Elementary School students to blogging. Although there are different blogging platforms, the basic logistics of formatting…

Blogging with Elementary School Students

All of our teachers at my elementary school maintain their own classroom blog.  As I wrote about in Blogs vs. Static Website and Changes in Classroom Blogs, we still have…

Podcasting with 3rd Grade

Third Grade studied endangered and threatened animals of Florida in their science curriculum. TechConnect, together with the classroom teachers planned to take this unit to the 21st century and have…

Five Tools to Communciate Around The World

National Geographic Society conducted a Geography Literacy Survey in 2006. This Geographic Literacy Study assessed the geographic knowledge of young American adults between the ages of 18-24. I was pleased…