In today's Skype, we worked with Mrs. Scissons's class in Saskatchewan, Canada. My first international Skype!! We were impressed by how mature her class was, even though we had a hard time keeping track of all the various tasks involved in Mystery Skyping. Don't worry - we'll get better! Reflecting and improving is part of the learning here.
One student was assigned to be the Reporter during our Mystery Skype. She took photographs and made notes about areas of strength and things to improve. Her photos (throughout this post) illustrate the awesome variety of learning happening.
I just love the engagement level of this activity, and of course the geography, technology, and cultural learning too! It was especially cool to talk with them briefly about a major difference there (climate) and for one of my students to feel validated about his favorite sport (hockey).