It has been great checking out all the celebration themes created on student and class blogs. Remember there are two easy ways to find other blogs to look at.
- Check out the comments left here on the challenge blog. They usually have a link to the student blog included. Sometimes you might have to add the http part though.
- Or look at our new flipboard magazine for this set of challenges. This is in the sidebar. Teachers: Here is link to post about using flipboard at school. So far I have only included weeks 1 and 2 posts. If you want to be included in the magazine, you need to have left a comment on the appropriate challenge post and have included your post URL correctly.
Blog URL https://studentchallenge.edublogs.org
Post URL https://studentchallenge.edublogs.org/2014/10/26/week-6-lets-celebrate/
Now to this week’s activities
Let’s have a look at schooling around the world.
I have included a few videos and links you might like to check to give you ideas for posts.
So what could you do for a post this week?
- Create polls about how people get to school or work, or favourite school subject or …..
- What is your weekly timetable like, compare with other students – time you start and finish school, number of lessons each day, breaks during the day, days in year you go to school
- Choices of subjects at school – remember to explain abbreviations you might use eg LOTE , ELA
- Your dream of what you will be doing once you leave school
- If you were principal for a week, what would you do? If you were a teacher for a week, what would you do?
- Research the history of your school and create an about my school page
- Research a famous person who attended your school
- Technology in your school
- What do you do at break times?
- School bell has gone – what do you do now?
- Food you eat at school – what is in your lunchbox or your school meal – good activity for taking photos
- If you could improve your school, what would you do?
- Your ideal school – maybe include a map of what it would look like
- How has schooling changed over the last 100 years? Maybe interview parents, grandparents and ask questions about schooling – use soundcloud or audioboom then embed in blog
- The view outside your classroom window – maybe explain plants that might be seen, the weather, seasons etc
- Hold a debate about uniforms or school starting times or subjects or …..
- Anything else that relates to schooling around the world
If you create polls or surveys, make sure you contact me so I can publicize on Twitter to get other classes around the world to join in. Use #14stubc or #globalclassroom if you are doing it yourself.
Check out this gallery of classrooms around the world
Collaborate with some other schools to create a video like these global classrooms did – Dancing around the world
Check out how you can connect with other schools using Skype in the classroom – Here is link to Hello Little World Skypers Perhaps join in some of their projects.
Make more global connections by joining the Global Ed Conference 17-24 Nov. Here is link to more information.
Remember to leave a comment here including a post URL telling me which activity you have done. If your post is great, it will be added to the Flipboard Magazine.