Sunday, March 16, 2008

Social Studies! Next Assignment...send a video message to presidential candidates cell phones!

After reading about this opportunity on PicturePhoning, I thought this would be a great assignment for any social studies class studying current events, following the 2008 election campaigns. Students could research an issue of their own interest (such as stem cell research, the best way to get out of the current "recession", healthcare, global warming...etc), and send a video message through Mogreet the Vote to any of the presidential candidates personal cell phones. While the students have to select a "pre-made" video (they can select one side of the issue or the other), they can put in their own text message with it. It might be a fun and engaging homework assignment.

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