Thursday, November 12, 2009

Blogging Around The World

I just received an e-mail from an English Teacher and Foreign Languages Primary Coordinator in an ─░stek Schools. The school is located in Istanbul, Turkey. Mr. Farber's Sixth Grade classes will be blogging around the world with her classes!
Her class just started a wiki: http://bilinucuncu.wikispaces.com
Here's the main site for the blogs: http://blogs.istek.org.tr/

Friday, September 25, 2009

Amazing Race WebQuest (6th Grade)


Today, both 6th Grade classes finished the Amazing Race 5-Themes of Geography WebQuest.
Here are the final standings:
1st Period:
1st Place: The Explorers
2nd Place: Terrific Trio
3rd Place: Kung Fu Pandas
4th Place: Global Runners
5th Place: Blazin' Blue
6th Place: KMK Adventure Group

4th Period:
1st Place: The Flaming Monkeys
2nd Place: Pink Fuzzy Bears
3rd Place: The Fast & The Furious
4th Place: The Researchers
5th Place: Tigers
6th Place: Vikings
7th Place: Apple Saucers

Congratulations to each team! Travel Journals based on each adventure will be posted next week!

Sunday, September 6, 2009

AT&T's 1993 "You Will" Ads

Amazing how many of these came true... Narrated by Tom Selleck, and directed by David Fincher (Fight Club, Se7en, Benjamin Button), the ads began in 1993 and were (mostly) remarkably accurate, predicting: E-Books, in-car GPS, tablet PCs, E-ZPass, video conferencing, and video on demand.

Sunday, August 30, 2009

Social Media Revolution

Is social media a fad? Or is it the biggest shift since the Industrial Revolution?