March 5, 2007

Global Nomads

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S. African Students Videoconference with U.S. Students

There is a really great group on this voyage that is doing real time satellite videoconferencing between kids in port cities and kids back in the U.S. and Canada. They are called Global Nomads (www.gng.org). Students in Rocky's class on "School and Society" are participating in this project. Above we are at a videoconference center in S. Africa and our first program (below) was at a Condomble House (think a mix of mysticism and Catholicism).

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Interact Globally and Share Directly

This little girl is studying Condomble and served us fresh fruit that she picked in honor of our visit. It was so wild to be in this house of worship (sorry no pictures allowed), in a really remote locale, and be watching a live satelllite bridge back to the states. Technoland is an amazing place sometimes.

Posted by rohwedde at March 5, 2007 12:46 PM