Well... here is some working space for our Cruise group!!!

Here is one of the short viral movies that sums up some of the motivation for my interest in the comparisons that can be made between life in the US and life outside the US.... You may have already seen it... often referred to as the Water Buffalo movie or Four Generations.

Used it as a part of a unit last year to talk about the fast 'distribution' of this particular story... but began my thoughts on the amazement that washed over my middle school students' faces as they tried to understand that $250 in China is a VERY different concept than in the US.

Relevant LInks:
The Global Grocery List Project
Gapminder - Data Visualization
GeoHive - Data Visualization

Here are some resources for blogs, wikis, podcasts, digital storytelling, and other Web 2.0 applications from Jennifer Dorman.