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Scarecrow Swap

Contact Information
Cathy Bollinger

Jourdanton Elementary
Education: Elementary
Jourdanton, TX
United States
Phone: 83076921211
Objective of Collaboration
(A spin-off of the "Monster Match" project)Students work as a group to create an actual scarecrow. They will then write a description of their scarecrow so the partner class can make it. After each class has made the described scarecrow, a video conference will be set up to share scarecrows and see which ones come closest to being the same. A short PPP of the respective cities and a 10 minute discussion between the students can be shared as they learn about others.
Time Frame
October 2008 - November 2008
Target Audience
Education: Grade(s): 1, 2, 3, 4, 5
Creating a School/Community Partnership (Vista), Social Studies/History, Language Arts/English
Collaboration Technology
Videoconference - H.323 (Polycom, Cisco/Tandberg, LifeSize, etc...)