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Published:November 2nd, 2006 07:00 EST
This is Your World Now with Hillary Joines Vol. 6

This is Your World Now with Hillary Joines Vol. 6

By Hillary Joines (Student Broadcaster)

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

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