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November 2009 Blog Posts (18)

WHS Student Reflective Post

In this post, you will reflect upon the experience of the Flat Classroom Project. You must include the following items at the top of the post.

Group Assignment:

Hyperlink to Group Wiki:

Hyperlink to Outsourced Video Clip:

Embed Outsourced Video Clip:

Video Hyperlink:

Embed the Final Video Artifact:

In your reflection, which may be a video, audio, or typed text, you must cover the following:

1) Overview of your topic - In at… Continue

Added by Vicki Davis on November 30, 2009 at 11:11pm — No Comments


For my checklist it says to add all blogs to my reader.. and i pretty much have no clue how to do that ^_^

Added by Brian C. on November 29, 2009 at 7:37am — No Comments

What AM I doing here again!

As the flat classroom projects enter the final weeks, levels of anxiety start to run rather high amongst the student body – anger, frustration, confusion, indecision, lack of understanding, complacency are many of the emotions and feelings that run high at this stage.

So, as a teacher I need to coax, cajole, coach, encourage, teach all over again, explain, facilitate, survive etc to keep the project’s momentum going.

Some students

•get angry when a wiki war means that they have… Continue

Added by Anne Mirtschin on November 27, 2009 at 2:00pm — 2 Comments

Invite to view Cultural Studies videos from Qatar Academy

Hello FlatClassroomers from Doha

Grade 10 Cultural Studies students (15-16 yr olds) here at Qatar Academy have posted online videos they wrote and filmed of them presenting a presidential-style speech to promote Muslim values as part of a flat world view.

You can see them at

I know they would be stoked (and learn) if you could respond to some. You just have to join the wiki… Continue

Added by John Turner on November 27, 2009 at 1:42pm — No Comments

OutSourced Video Request.

The main overview of my video is about wireless connectivity; it's invention, advantages, and disadvantages. For the last bit I'm planning to state my personal opinion on the future of wireless connectivity and whether it's more positive than negative in terms of easy usage .

I'll be grateful if someone would lend me a helping hand and use the print screen button

(located on the top right corner of your keyboard ) to take screen pictures every time a wireless… Continue

Added by Alaa bata on November 21, 2009 at 8:04pm — No Comments

outsourced PICTURE request

I need three different pictures of people with their cars, clothing and technologies. They need to be from different countries. One needs to be a person with a nice car, nice clothing and new, high tech technology (rich/upper class), another needs to be with a very run down car, not very nice clothing and very old technology (in debt, struggling), and the last one needs to be a person that does not have a car, so maybe travels with a bike, or an animal, someone who has very worn down clothing… Continue

Added by kerrim on November 21, 2009 at 4:29am — No Comments

Outsourced Video Request!

Outsorced Video Request! I would like some pictures and videos of some cultural traditions that are important to the area in which you live. I also want a video of two people talking on the phone. It doesn’t matter what kind of phone this is. The only requirement is that the video of the two people should be clearly showing that they are talking on the phone. This can be made possible by taking 2 videos of different people talking, and then cutting them together. If you can only get the videos… Continue

Added by Shreya P on November 21, 2009 at 4:08am — 1 Comment

Outsourced Video Request

Hi! I need someone to make a 35-40 second video clip answering this question- “Seeing how much Virtual Communication has progressed in such a short time, what do you think Virtual Communication will be like in the future?” If possible, could you post it on my Ning page! Thanks!

Added by Sara J on November 21, 2009 at 4:07am — No Comments

Outsourced Video Request

My topic is wireless connections, social entrepreneurship. This is basically means that show how the network of wireless has changed for the better.

I would like someone to show a business man in the park with his laptop. He is looking for WiFi but her cant find any. in frustration, he leaves the park angry. It doesnt have to be hollywood style. it can be done with a simple camera phone, minimum 2.0 megapixels. also, it doesnt have to be longer than 1 minute and 45 seconds. minimum… Continue

Added by Bilal Rana on November 19, 2009 at 3:25pm — No Comments

Outsource Video Request :)

My topic is mobiles and ubiquitous and i am talking about entertainment and leisure. My video is basically going to be about how phones have changed from generation to generation and in what ways they have been progressing in.

I would like someone who has an old mobile to take a video of it, and what it can do. I mean that as in show what's on the phone and how to use it and show how simple old mobiles were. Also if you have a modern mobile, i would also like you to compare those two… Continue

Added by Hussein Hussein on November 19, 2009 at 3:12pm — No Comments

Outsourced video request

Hello everyone,

My name is Farrah-Lilia and I study in Qatar Academy. My video is about the way research has innovated. For example, in the beginning of time people didn't really care about finding answers to everlasting questions. Then eventually progressed and now all you have to do is just type out the research on Google. By just a click you get millions of resources about the desired topic.

The scene I want one of you guys to create is the scene of the people living in the old… Continue

Added by Farrah- Lilia on November 18, 2009 at 7:28pm — No Comments

Outsourced Video Request;D

My topic is World Wide Web (Group Stories) I want to make a video discussing how social networks affects people's lives, like facebook, twitter, my space, etc.

i wanna talk about how people make groups or post pictures or statuses to bully other people, and how it can affect the person being bullied.

I want someone who knows a person that had been bullied by people who posted things about her/him on any social networks, to interview that person and ask him how it affected them and/or… Continue

Added by buthayna fakhroo on November 18, 2009 at 7:06pm — No Comments

Outsourced Video Request

Request: Around a minute videp clip of the principal announcing to the students that there is not going to be school. It shall be videoed in front of a desk that will be laid out in a way that will look like a principals office. The principal should be dressed up accordingly in a formal manner.

This is the part of the video that will be outsourced. The principal will be saying:

“Dear Students, I am here to announce that due to the wide spread of the H1N1 virus, as for… Continue

Added by Setareh G 10D on November 17, 2009 at 3:41pm — No Comments

OutSourced Video Request.

My topic is Globalization and OutSourcing, therefore I need someone who is NOT in America to film globalized restaurants, just a quick shot of 3-4 of them such as McDonalds, KFC, BurgerKing, etc. The reason for asking this to not be in America is because nearly all of these restaurants originated within America, meaning it would not be Globalization then.

The shots should make sure to show the logo of the restaurant, and must be taken from outside of the restaurant, not inside it. A… Continue

Added by Romain L on November 12, 2009 at 3:40pm — No Comments

How Did I Complete My Thesis Writing…

It was such an embarrassing situation for me when I had to finish my college thesis writing and I was not getting enough time to understand thesis paper writing guidelines, and I wasn’t getting enough thesis writing help.

It was torturing to see others celebrating the success of their college thesis paper leaving me behind. Well, I never lost hope and I once thought of getting my thesis paper written by online thesis writing… Continue

Added by Janet Wilkins on November 12, 2009 at 2:57pm — No Comments

Outsourced Video Request

The main overview of my video is about outsourcing videos between students discussing relatives in a type of military service. I would like to discuss throughout my video how programs such as Skype keep family members in contact with their loved ones over seas. I need someone from a different school and country to provide me with some footage of a conversation between you and your relative about what their job was or is while in service through the usage of Skype.

Added by Hope on November 5, 2009 at 1:48am — 2 Comments

ATTENTION: Video request for "The Green Machine"

Hello Everyone,

I posted an outsourced video request on the wiki; however, I would like to have more than one video from people from different countries.

The main theme of my video is using mobile and ubiquitous technologies to make the world greener. The title of my video is The Green Machine.

1) I would like someone from a different country to stand in front of the camera with a recycling or trash can in view.

2) There should be a piece of trash lying on the ground… Continue

Added by Miller on November 5, 2009 at 1:42am — 3 Comments

Requesting Video : How is the Internent your University ?

I Would like a short video on how you use the internet as your university or learning world .

Shots: 1)three second pause at the beginning

2) state your name

3) state your occupation

4) state what you learn on the computer or assemblies you have been to refer to the example bleow for the

Format of your sentence Example ) I went to MIT to a seminar that featured Thomas Friedman.

I listened to Sir Ken Robinson's ted talk on my… Continue

Added by Daniel H. on November 4, 2009 at 2:00am — 2 Comments

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