A teacher asked me if I would be able to connect her to some people who could talk about where they are from and how they use wireless technology in their work and their lives. You don’t have to ask me twice.
One email later to three people and the deal was done. Lee Kolbert was gracious enough to let us use their Adobe Connect as a platform which proved to suit our situation well. Tom Barrett would be able to chime in from England and Tim Lauer would have to grab an early Starbucks but was ready by 7:30.
Students asked questions, we gave some answers. Easy squeezy.
This is how classrooms ought to look. Learning from people.
This is not just about “wow is this ever cool”. This is about learning. Learning from someone who:
- has a lemon tree and grows lemons
- can see Mount St. Helens
- lives in the city famous for Robin Hood
Do you see how this might make a difference in classrooms? Is there some potential here? Those of you who do this everyday … Read the rest