Sheila Adams streams Earthcast 2017, the annual Earthday Webcast, once again live from Rye Jr. High School

Learning2gether Episode 367

Earth Day was on April 22 this year, But that was a Saturday, so Sheila Adams at Rye Jr. High School in Rye, New Hampshire celebrated by streaming her 10th annual Earthcast on Friday, April 21, for five hours from noon to 1700 UTC, when the kids could stream from school.

Find the live recordings here (at the moment, no permalink)

Sheila sent out this invitation:

Join us for the Earth Day webcast by students at

This is our 10th year! Listen for a while, say hi in the chat room or share an idea!

Students would love an audience for the morning!

Please leave a message before the day on our Flipgrid. The code word is Earthcast (

Likely time frame from 8 or 8:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. EDT on Apr 21

Announcements at

Videos posted at

Leave a message on Flipgrid:

Answer these questions:

1. Where are you from?
2. What are you doing to celebrate or recognize Earth Day?
Or what are you doing to make this Earth better?
Or what would you like to share? Comments, thoughts?
You have up to 3 minutes to record your message. (You may listen and redo as needed.)

Learning2gether has participated with Sheila and other Worldbridges webcasters in these previous Earth Day celebrations:



The latter event produced a publication

Adams, S., Montagne, M., Rodriguez, J. and Stevens, V. (2012). Collaborative Learning for Teachers and Students: Earth Day and Earthbridges. TESL-EJ, Volume 16, Number 1, pp. 1-14: Also available at

Earth Day events 2009, 2010, and 2011

I also participated in Earth Day by webcasting from the Petroleum Institute in April 2009 and 2010, and as Earth Day was on a weekend in 2011, I organized a hike to a beautiful spot in Oman where campers had left trash strewn about, which my friends and I cleaned up and carried the garbage out with us in plastic bags

For this one I filmed a special April 21 Earth Day dive video dedicated to the earthcasters at Rye Jr. High School elementary, and here it is:

Find an explanation of what is in the video here:


Announcements made to … 

Facebook Groups

Google+ Communities


Earlier this week

Mon Apr 3 IATEFL 2017 Online coverage from Glasgow

Thu Apr 20 1800 UTC Russell Stannard Globinar on tools for quick collaboration between students

E4.512-5467: Key tools for quick collaboration between students

Russell Stannard / Host: Tilly Harrison

20. 04. 2017 | 19:00h – 2030h CET

access link:


One thought on “Sheila Adams streams Earthcast 2017, the annual Earthday Webcast, once again live from Rye Jr. High School

  1. Pingback: Learning2gether weekend with the 9th Virtual Round Table Web Conference | Learning2gether

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