Grand Canyon — Explore one of the seven wonders of the world through the eyes of a helicopter. Easter Island — Your students will learn about the mysterious heads of this island. Have a discussion with your class about their theories are concerning the island. The Pyramids of Giza — Of course your students are going to enjoy learning about the pyramids. Turn this virtual tour into an entire unit, learning about pharaohs, mummification, and Egyptian history.
Yellowstone — Time is just right and get a glimpse of Old Faithful blowing! Museum Tours Smithsonian — Take a tour of exhibits both past and present. The Louvre — Choose from a variety of different exhibits to show your students. C museum and explore dinosaurs and inhabitants of earlier times. The next step is to determine your why.
What is the purpose of your meeting? This is super important, because this question really drives what your meeting will look like. Is your main objective connection? OR are you trying to teach a lesson? Of course you can do both, but determining what you are trying to accomplish during your time with your students can help you figure out how you want to set up your meeting and what you do with your kids during the time you have.
For example, if I really just want to use this as a time for students to connect with one another, I might be less worried about kids raising their hands and being muted. I may be okay with a kiddo getting out of their seats to go find their hamster during our conversation this has for sure happened! But what do you do with your kiddos? Here are some suggestions:.
When technology is used as an agent for relationships, in some cases it can be beneficial. Communication becomes the transfer of impersonal information instead of the sharing of a passion. This can have an impact on language development for kids, but it can have affects on other aspects of our lives.
Taking a risk and having a go at that tricky math problem seems more difficult when a child is on their own than when with a friend. More so sticking with a difficult task a real gym-buddy is more effective than an app.
When the ripple effects of actions and inactions seem to go no further than the screen, empathy and collaborative skills can be difficult to develop. If two adults spend the night texting over dinner they are likely to feel emotionally disconnected.
However, they can get over it because older people have the ability to look at themselves from afar and make changes to improve their lives. This kind of self-awareness and understanding about how we think and learn is called metacognitive insight. It allows the adults in this example to choose to change their behavior.
They can intentionally turn their attention toward reviewing the situation. Most adults today grew up in an era before digital technology was as ubiquitous as it is now.
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