Skype Pals

For the past several weeks Diane McAlister’s first grade class at Reidville Elementary School has been writing to a class in Washington State, where each student had a pen pal.  The culminating activity was a Skype teleconference with the other class.  I had the privilege of visiting the class this past week while the conference … Continue reading Skype Pals

Classroom Swiss Knife

Imagine an ultra-portable hand held device for the classroom that could do all of the following: take digital pictures record digital video record digital audio (for podcasting, etc.) ability to upload images and media to a variety of websites act as a media player for MP3 files and video e-mail collaboration calculator organizer/calendar type text … Continue reading Classroom Swiss Knife