November 2nd, 2006 07:00 EST
This is Your World Now with Hillary Joines Vol. 6
That`s Hot! Join the Global Warming Student Speakout!
Attention Teachers - If you`ve been looking for new ways to engage your students in collaborative problem solving, here`s a unique opportunity to do just that!
Global SchoolNet is inviting educators to join the Global Warming Student Speakout!
Co-presented with Google Education, this project gives youth a chance to brainstorm strategies for fighting global warming -- and have their ideas published in a full-page ad in The Washington Post!
We hope this project helps you test the waters with software for online collaboration - and helps your students learn about the environment and civic participation.
But, hurry! Don`t get left out in the cold! The deadline to submit ideas is November 2nd, 2006
Bubble, Bubble, Toil, But No Trouble!
Global SchoolNet has discovered another free cool online tool " called Bubbleshare.
Bubbleshare is a fun new way to share your online photos and tell digital stories. You can add bubble " captions, audio recordings and clip art. Then, with a simple click you can email your album to friends
-- or post the photos to your blog.
Oh " and there is more! You can even create puzzles and games from your photos.
Can You Dig it? Dinosaurs in Utah!
Join Global SchoolNet`s next online expedition,
as Emmy awarded host Jeffrey Lehmann takes you around the world
in the PBS Weekend Explorer television series - all shot in spectacular High Definition!
Starting October 25 Jeffrey will set out to dig for dinosaurs in Escalante Grand Staircase National Monument in Southern Utah.
On the way, he`ll be stopping by Zion, Bryce Canyon, and Grand Canyon National Parks.
And, he`ll finish off by exploring Lake Powell by boat.
He might even try his hand at wake boarding before it`s over.
And, you are invited to come along!
You know the world is always a LOT less FLAT
when you join Global SchoolNet to find out about online projects from around the world!
It`s your world now! Get connected at www.GlobalSchoolNet.org
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