Tag Archives: Geocache

Balance: Spinning Wheels Does a Body and Mind Good

Balance. We all need balance in our lives. Taking kids outdoors to experience and interact with the local environment brings an unquantifiable value to their educational experience — particularly these days as the students are 1:1 in my classroom. Recently, I organized … Continue reading

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Social Media, meet the sun bear

Sleepless–a little sore–definitely soggy, yet extremely happy is how I feel after recently leading an overnight field trip with middle grade students (5-8). The group traveled to the Borneo Orangutan Survival Foundation’s Samboja Lestari, an ecolodge located in a re-created rainforest and … Continue reading

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Unit Lesson Plan-Geocaching: the Salok Api Ride

For my COETAIL (Certificate of Educational Technology and Information Literacy) assignment, I created a best practice student-centered online learning experience unit plan. My plan was to harness the latest in voice technology and GPS enabled devices to lead students through … Continue reading

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Geocaching: the Salok Api Ride

Time to clean up the bikes and upload the data! We just returned from the geocache bike ride that I helped organize and lead with grade 5 and 6 students in Salok Api, located north of Balikpapan, Indonesia (on the … Continue reading

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