Mystery Location Calls aka Mystery Skypes
EduSlam Episode 2: Mystery Location Calls AKA Mystery Skypes with JoAnn Fox @AppsEducationFox
What is an EduSlam? https://www.youtube.com/watch?feature…
In this episode JoAnn Fox discusses Mystery Hangouts and gives ideas to effectively run them in your class.She gives a link to a handout on jobs and discusses how to pull this off with a class of 31.
In this scenario, kids get to apply and use geographical knowledge, critical thinking, and the skill of deduction. Students might strategically ask the other school questions like: “Are you east or west of the Mississippi River?” or “Are you landlocked?” They continue this process until they have surmised the exact location of the other school. From Five Amazing Ways To Collaborate with Another Class on Edudemic