>6 Million Others

>6 Million Others is a project inspired by Yann Arthus-Bertrand which looks into the lives of other people around the world. Yann asks people to share their insight into Life, Love, Death, Happiness, Sadness and more. You may be surprised to see how much we have in common with people from around the world.

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>Digital Photograghy

>Most classrooms have access to a digital camera but often the pictures that are taken never get viewed. Here are some quick ideas to use digital pictures in your classroom:

Add the pictures to a classroom blog to share with your parents.
Create a book.
Create a slide show .. showcasing a special event that can be …

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>Darfur is Dying

>Darfur is Dying is a viral video game for change that provides a window into the experience of the 2.5 million refugees in the Darfur region of Sudan. Players must keep their refugee camp functioning in the face of possible attack by Janjaweed militias. Players can also learn more about the genocide in Darfur that …

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>Does Technology Matter in Schools?

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A big question that our school division is now asking is whether the use of technology is improving student learning? We are not the only people asking questions, the US Dept. of Learning is also inquiring. Here are the questions they asked as outlined in The Journal:

In what ways has technology improved the effectiveness of …

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>Encylopedia of Life

>There was a big announcement to create an Encyclopedia of Life that would take about 10 years to develop and 300 million pages. The educational implications would be incredible as they plan to share information on all of the species of animals and will allow information on SIGHTINGS from “amateurs.” The San Jose Mercury News …

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