Skype helps Okla., Tenn. students collaborate for Bill of Rights lesson

03/12/2013 | Duncan Banner (Okla.), The

A fifth-grade class in Oklahoma recently connected with eighth-graders in Tennessee via Skype for a lesson on the Bill of Rights. Students used the technology to participate in joint presentations on the topic, using PowerPoint, interactive whiteboards and classroom computers. The teachers found each other while doing online research on the topic and joined forces on the lesson, in which one class created slides demonstrating uses for the Bill of Rights, while the other created slides with background information and limitations.

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