Classroom learning ideas. (Please add more)

Compare and Contrast: Students choose two countries to compare and contrast populations or data from the chart and discuss how geographical location effected population.

Informational writing: Students choose a country’s posting and write an informational piece after researching.

Writing: Students write an ad or persuasive text for their country then create either a video, presentation or toontastic.

Data and graphing: We use the data from around the world to graph and chart. Learn about mean, median, mode while comparing the countries.

Maths : Reading large numbers from the chart. Comparing numbers and data.

Culture: Throughout the project, we discuss culture as we Skype, discuss, interact with kids and teachers.

Reading: Students read the school's pages and then make comments about the pages. Questions may be asked as well.

Values: What do we value? What happens when we don't have common values? How can we learn about values?

Speaking and listening: Students listen to others and then ask appropriate on topic questions from what they have heard.
Students tell about their class values and give examples of how they support the values in class.

Finding information about countries such as flags, capitals etc.

ICT skills

Using a wiki - navigating, adding comments, embedding, uploading images, editing pages.
Reading a spreadsheet, filling in a table.
Using skype
Using twitter ( as a broadcasting tool during the skype)