A Chat with Elizabeth Helfant about the Darfur Project and so much more!

Links for the week: Youth With Video Proposal: http://www.scribd.com/doc/2215188/Youth-With-Video-Proposal


http://www.micds.org/Default.asp?bhcp=1 - Mary Institute and Country Day School

Sudan site
http://thesudanproject. squarespace.com/ is our coursepage
http://thesudanproject.ning. com/ is a space for future collaboration
video sampler- http://blip.tv/file/1305223/ a 90 sec collage of video clips

Wows of the week:

Sharon: State of the Blogosphere - http://blog.core-ed.net/derek/2008/09/state-of-the-blogosphere-2008.html, A Brave New World Wide Web, http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=gyPQ4Qr8xks&feature=PlayList&p=F17B6CF789B445AF&index=45, http://slurl.com/secondlife/ jokaydia/207/63/23/?title= Learning%20Landscapes
UNESCO World Teacher's Day, October 5 - http://portal.unesco.org/en/ev.php-URL_ID=43542&URL_DO=DO_TOPIC&URL_SECTION=201.html
21st Century Information Fluency- http://21cif.imsa.edu/rkit/ newRkit/citation.html --
Many Eyes -http://services.alphaworks. ibm.com/manyeyes/home
Desktop sharing that has skype integration - http://www.mikogo.com
Free k12 elluminate rooms - just got ours this week (this might be old) http://www.elluminate.com/k12/

Questions for Elizabeth:

Could you please tell us about your school and your role there?
What is the unique approach your school has taken regarding use of tools for an inquiry-based approach?
How long has it taken your school taken to move to this approach?
How did you become involved in the Youth With Video Darfur project?
Please give us an update on the project.....