your students eager for an Online Expedition by making an announcement
you have a friend on an adventure to [name an exotic or unique place,
i.e., camel-riding around Australia or flying a small plane to
Antarctica]. What if you could share the expedition by receiving
stories, pictures, maps, and information? Even better, what if you and
your friend could e-mail questions and answers to each
students are interested — now involve them!
rewards of traveling to new places, seeing new sights, meeting new
people, and making comparisons with our own daily experiences, cultural
differences, and similarities. Your students will act like detectives:
they will ask questions, gather information, look for facts to support
or disprove their assumptions, and provide solid theories or
explanations. Emphasize that you have no idea what they may learn
— this is not a textbook but a real-life experience occurring
in real time. Your students' Expedition will make them much more
knowledgeable. Expeditions connect them with geography, history,
science, math, language arts, and many other curriculum areas. Students
who follow an Expedition learn about far-off places or fascinating
concepts. By the end of the Expedition they will be experts enjoying
the accomplishment of turning information into knowledge they can
convey to others.
Please review our acceptable use
for Good Global Citizens.