Learning2gether with Maria Colussa about Mystery Location Calls

Learning2gether Episode 275

Download mp3: https://learning2getherdotnet.files.wordpress.com/2015/05/learning2gether-with-maria-colussa-about-mystery-location-calls-zvwtvnyyb00.mp3? On Sunday May 31 LEARNING2GETHER  was priviledged to meet with Maria Colussa and her colleagues in Hello LIttle World about Mystery Location Calls. In her presentation she demonstrated how she stimulates student interest in culture and language with “mystery location” Skype calls. Here are

The event took place in Google+ Hangout on Air

Links mentioned in the text chat

Copy / paste of chatwing text chat for this session

Hi Maria and others
Lionel Messi!
Hi David!
Either on the equator or a visitor from another world?
Ah, Europe……western, central or eastern? OK, my guess is Hungary.
But it must be northern hemisphere
You were right Dave!
I bet you are wrong sometimes 🙂

Mais bien sur… 🙂 Because she doesn’t have a slavic accent – so it had to be a non-slavic eastern european country near Austria. You’re right, I am often wrong in truth.


I came in late. How do we find people online to play this game with? Is there a good way?

Can you put the link for the pres here?

yep! it’s me
ok, gimme a sec
I’m happy here 🙂
slow computer, digging out the slideshare link

Thanks V

Ah, so this is a classroom exchange kind of thing set up by teachers working with other teachers in other countries?

yes Dave.

Ah, thanks Mike. And how does the initiating teacher locate willing teachers in toher countries?

would you lkke to join the HO and ask or do you want me to relay the question?

Me, me… but how?

(btw I sent you a couple of private messages)

scroll up for the link

ah, sorry, multitasking 🙂

Ah, ok.

Although I gather sometimes Maria works with students 1-1


her first time?

there’s a lot of HO chat, I can never get peple in the HO to use chatwing

If someone wants to join the Hangout live, I’ll leave.

Michael c?

Michael says he’s happy there, but there’s an offer

Anyone else, just let me know.

Maria – this has been great. Thank you. I need to go. Bye.

I’m going to leave the Hangout now. Thanks a lot.

ok robert, thanks for joining

Maria’s previous version of this presentation https://plus.google.com/u/0/events/cpgpka8onula4k56rk7gmsq2014?authkey=CIS1n5nJpIDXPQ Posted with Permission from Maria Colussa


Earlier this week

Sun May 24 1400 GMT LEARNING2GETHER with Mbarek Akaddar about managing EVO with Trello


Tue May 26 1800 GMT Shelly Terrell on eTwinning

Presumed time (CET?) http://www.timeanddate.com/worldclock/fixedtime.html?msg=Shelly+Terrell+on+eTwinning&iso=20150526T20&p1=168&ah=1 Marijana informs me that “logging in requires email and special password, and you need to be EU teacher tio attend it as a memeber of eTwinning. But there will be a recording and I will try to make a summary of her talk, maybe when I get the recording I will do a short youtube video. will see. But, thank you for sharing it :-)” Normally I try and post announcements here of only open events, but I also post on behalf of people I like 🙂 As there will be a recording, and if it too is available on open access, I’ll include this in the archive for next week.

Sat May 30 1500 BST IATEFL Seminar – Charles Hadfield on Creative Grammar


May 1-31 Moodle MOOC 6

http://www.wiziq.com/teachblog/whats-ahead-2015/ YouTube playlist https://www.youtube.com/playlist?list=PL8JUcjyABKxnQ4IcAENQdh3RrtzAjIhrD

Sat May 30 noon EST Letia Cooper on Classroom 2.0 Webinar

Date: Sat., May 30, 2015 Time: 9:00am PT/10:00am MT/11:00am CT/12:00pm ET Location: Blackboard Collaborate (http://tinyurl.com/cr20live)Peggy George, Lorie Moffat and Tammy Moore will be hosting another Classroom 2.0 LIVE show. As an extension to the Classroom 2.0 Ning community, Classroom 2.0 “LIVE” shows are opportunities to gather with other educators in real-time events, complete with audio, chat, desktop sharing and closed captioning. A Google calendar of upcoming shows is available at http://live.classroom20.com/calendar.html.Join us on Saturday, May 30th, when our special guest will be Letia Cooper The topic for this webinar is “Connect, Create, and Collaborate with Science Websites, Web Tools, and Apps”We are excited to welcome back one of our favorite presenters for today’s show, Letia Cooper (@techwithtia). Her enthusiasm coupled with amazing tips for using the tools, apps and websites she will share with us will make you immediately want to get started using them with your students! Would you like to discover ways for your students to connect, create, and collaborate as they investigate and explore a variety of scientific ideas, models, and concepts! Are you looking for new ways to jazz up your science curriculum? This webinar will focus on a variety of interactive science, websites, web tools and apps that will enhance learning! Join Letia Cooper as she shares examples of how to use these tools and discusses easy ways to integrate technology in science classrooms for all grade levels.Tia is passionate about teaching and learning through technology. She believes that “When technology is integrated into the classroom, all students are motivated to learn.” She is proud to offer you a variety of resources and ideas that will help you to integrate technology into your classroom. She is a 1998 graduate of South Carolina State University and a 2008 graduate of Grand Canyon University with a M.Ed in Instructional Technology. She currently works for CCEL (Carolina Consortium for Enterprise Learning) as a Instructional Technology Specialist for grades K-12. Letia has presented at various conferences such as SC Edtech, NCTIES, SCEA Common Core, GAETC & FETC. She is a Verizon Thinkfinity Field Trainer and Promethean Social Media Council Member and Simple K12 presenter. Feel free to email Letia at techwithtia@live.com or visit her blog at http://www.techwithtia.com. Don’t forget to visit her Livebinders page or download one of her free “website of the month” calendars for teachers and students.More information and details are at http://live.classroom20.com. If you’re new to the Classroom 2.0 LIVE! show you might want to spend a few minutes viewing the screencast on the homepage to learn how we use Blackboard Collaborate, and navigate the site. Each show begins at 12pm Eastern (GMT-5) and may be accessed in Blackboard Collaborate directly using the following Classroom 2.0 LIVE link at http://tinyurl.com/cr20live. All webinars are closed captioned. On the Classroom 2.0 LIVE! site (http://live.classroom20.com) you’ll find the recordings and Livebinder from our recent “How to Help Your Visual Students Learn Using Movie Magic” session with our special guest Sydney Sheren. Click on the Archives and Resources tab. When tweeting about Classroom 2.0 LIVE, be sure to use #liveclass20. Special thanks to our sponsors Weebly, The Learning Revolution and Blackboard Collaborate! Classroom 2.0 LIVE Team: Peggy George, Lorie Moffat, Tammy Moore, Steve Hargadon

Visit Classroom 2.0 at: http://www.classroom20.com/?xg_source=msg_mes_network

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