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October 2008 Blog Posts (57)

Hello All ... Just Telling you what I have Been Doing..

well I have been Babysitting kids..
doing School Work..
Um........ Mucking around with my Brother and sister..
Hanging out with my friends..
Looking after my pups ..
Went Shopping..
Had my Hair cut..

Added by Flick on October 30, 2008 at 3:54pm — No Comments

What I've done as of 28th October...

Ok, well I have started adding some information to the group's wiki page. I am in the Arts, entertainment and leisure group. I have added a little bit there and still researching more. I have posted things on the discussion page and people have answered and I have solved a few problems because of it. I have had lots of help off some people in my group. So thanks to them. I started typing some ideas about group B's videos. I think I have done well as the major thing I have successfully one is… Continue

Added by Emily on October 28, 2008 at 12:15pm — No Comments

what i've been doing

I just thought I'd write a post on what i've been doing so far, i havn't done that much, i spent a lot of time and i still am spending a lot of time trying to understand my topic, I've been trying to get ideas for my video, i have a couple but havn't settled on one, its a bit hard. I want to do government, polictics, and employment, well i sort of do I would just rather do the employment on its own, Arts entertainment and leasuire sounds okay but i'm not to sure. oh well i'm sure i'll get it in… Continue

Added by Jasmin on October 28, 2008 at 12:07pm — No Comments

Starting to get organised!!

Well I have started to get what I am meant to be doing. I am enjoying researching my topic. I am studying the Arts, entertainment and leisure sides of Social Networking sites such as Myspace and Facebook. It is really interesting and a very educational experience.

Added by Emily on October 28, 2008 at 11:28am — No Comments


Guys i guess i'm in group 11 so if any of you guys want to hook me up with some info don't be SCERD haha

Added by James on October 27, 2008 at 4:43pm — No Comments

Week in reflection Oct 26th

Life at school has been extremely busy, as my year 12 students approach their VCE exams. Therefore, I have not spent as much time looking at what we need to complete in this fantastic project. Also, I missed this week's meeting due to confusion with time zones. However, this week the girls and I feel a lot more comfortable with what we need to do. All of us have been on a steep learning curve - at least I had used nings and wikis before. I think it is easier now that many of the USA students… Continue

Added by Anne Mirtschin on October 24, 2008 at 9:24pm — No Comments


I'm a little late introducing myself because I've been in Europe for the past month. My name is Ainsley, I'm 16, I live in Australia and I go to PLC. I like travelling, photography, music and keeping fit. My favourite sports are cycling, yoga and running. I am a huge fan of Eminem and 50 Cent. My favourite subjects are German and IT. I want to be a lawyer when I graduate.

I'm in Group 3B for this project (ie. Work Flow Software - Innovation, Invention and Prediction). I think… Continue

Added by Ainsley on October 21, 2008 at 2:00pm — No Comments

Vendée Globe project - Call to Participation

Hi everyone,

Our group to manage the project: Vendée Globe 2008 Project

Vendée Globe 2008 Race gives the opportunity for teachers and students to understand oceanic systems by following the race. We'll also experiment an interaction with sailors, at least, the american sailor Rich Wilson with the help of Lorraine, who teaches in Newton, MA. We'll use Elluminate to do it, on our international educational network… Continue

Added by Vincent Mespoulet on October 18, 2008 at 9:27pm — 2 Comments

The Correct Way to Hyperlink: Contextual Links

One of the main issues I see on the wiki currently is the way we are hyperlinking. Writing on the internet should be concise and meaningful, and hyperlinks should be CONTEXTUAL. Here are some examples

Wrong way Example #1
There was a news article that more wireless companies are providing chips to connect to the Internet at higher speeds. You can read the article here -… Continue

Added by Vicki Davis on October 18, 2008 at 4:55am — No Comments

My group

Hey people, i'm in group 6 Globalization and Outsourcing, In in 6B, This is fun bit it's also very hard because we have to do all this and plus we have to do our normal work! it's so very hard and confusing, I've got a ning, wikispace, blog, igoogle, google and heaps more but i can't remember because this is so difficult! if anyone from my group could help, it would be greatly appreciated.

Peace out!

Added by Jasmin on October 15, 2008 at 1:26pm — No Comments

My group

Ok everyone!! I'm in group 8 - PLE's and Social Networking Sites. I'm in group 8B. I'm really looking forward to working with everyone but also very confused. I've got a ning, wikispace, blog, igoogle, google reader and probably half a dozen other sites as well. I've lost track of everything. But i guess you've got to give to get.

Added by Emily on October 15, 2008 at 1:00pm — No Comments

My intro

Hi my name is Hunter. I am a sophomore at Westwood Schools. I have lived in South Georgia all of my life. Some of my hobbies include hunting, fishing, and shooting. When I am not hunting I am either hanging out with my friends or practicing football. Last year in computer fundamentals with did a project similar to this with students from Qatar and Austria. It was a lot of fun and I look forward to this years project.

Last week our teacher had us read a chapter out of Thomas Friedmans book.… Continue

Added by Hunter H. on October 15, 2008 at 4:50am — No Comments

My hobbies....

**The Beach.
**Meeting people.
**Working out at the gym.
**helping mum.
**helping out on the farm (when I want to).
**Catching up With Family and Friends.
**Helping my Nanna and pa and gran.

Added by Flick on October 14, 2008 at 6:30pm — No Comments

About Me

Hello, I'm Jasmin, I'm 14 years young, I live in Australia and I attend Hawkesdale P-12 College and I am in year(grade) 9. My hobbies are Reading, Writing, Listening to music, watching and making movies, taking photos, playing hocky and soccer, shopping, hanging out with friends, playing computer games, and sleeping. I've traveled all over Australia but i've never seen snow. I love the beach! Summer is my favourite season, I love it being hot, Cold dosn't really bother me but I love the sun! my… Continue

Added by Jasmin on October 14, 2008 at 6:00pm — No Comments

Invitation to Complete Collaborative Projects Survey

On behalf of colleague, Terry Freedman, I invite you to complete this survey, and to invite your students to complete the survey on Collaborative Projects.

Find the survey at:

Terry writes:

Why should schools set up collaborative student projects, especially internationally?

What are the difficulties, and how… Continue

Added by Julie Lindsay on October 14, 2008 at 5:32pm — 2 Comments


Hello my name is Veronica and i am currently attending Hereford High School! I am 16 years old and love to spend time with friends, family, boyfriend, and most of all my son. I am doing this project for Mr. Peters! We are currently learning how to do various things that has to do with the human body. Just in case you didn't get it this class is a Health Science Technology Class. This class has given a veriaty of choices. I learned about this program by our teacher and I am very excited to get… Continue

Added by VeronicaCeniceros on October 13, 2008 at 6:15am — 1 Comment

My introduction

Hi all,

My name is Ahmed Al-Hashmi. I am from Oman. I go to Adam School grade 10 and I am a member in ECO-Group.

I am very friendly and kind with people. I like to meet new friends around the world. In my free tie I like reading, football and of course using computer. I am quite slim with two black eyes. I like music especially Rap and my favorite singer is Emnam. I don’t like classic music because I find it boring. I don’t like junk food. It's horrible!!

I hope to have… Continue

Added by Ahmed-Al-Hashmi on October 12, 2008 at 6:00am — No Comments

My personal information


My name is AbdulMajeed Humid Al-Hashmi from Oman, Adam town. I am studying in Adam school class 10.

I am a polite & hardworking student. I like writing fiction stories and drawing especially about environment

My favourite food is fish, pizza and sweets.

In my free time I write some e-mails to my friends in different countries

I am interested in working with a team and I have done some activities with our…

Added by Abdulmajeed on October 11, 2008 at 12:52am — 3 Comments

G'day this is me!

G'day everyone. My name is Emily and I'm from Hawkesdale, Victoria, Australia. I'm 15 years old and am in Year 9 at Hawkesdale P-12 College. I am the oldest kid in a family of 5 (that's including mum and dad). I have just joined the flat classroom project and am excited about it. You should check out my blog. It is really good. Go to

Added by Emily on October 10, 2008 at 1:30pm — 2 Comments

Hey guys

Hey guys, I'm excited to work with you on this project this year. I am a senior at MICDS and we are utilizing Flat Classrooms for my AP Statistics class.

Added by Logan S2 on October 10, 2008 at 4:30am — No Comments

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