Technology and history blend together in class photo project

09/7/2010 | School Library Journal

A teacher-librarian in Virginia suggests a class project that blends history, technology and other lessons. Melissa Techman writes that after reading the book "Flotsam" by David Wiesner, her fifth-graders took digital photos of each other holding an object or with a background that has historical relevance, such as a pyramid. The students then connected the photos to a particular time period using the clues, and students shared the photos within the school and with neighboring schools via Skype.

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