On Apriil 8, 2015, students at the Malone Middle School will engage in a Skype conversation with students at the International School of Addis Ababa, Ethiopia about their trip to the source of the Blue Nile River in Africa. Students from the International School will discuss the Village Life, Culture and History, as well as the geography of the region including Lake Tana (the source of the Blue Nile), and Bahir Dar City on Lake Tana. See the map below for a better understanding of the region!
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Mrs. Jennifer Hesseltine teaches United States History at the Malone Middle School in Malone, New York. When not at school, Mrs. Hesseltine can be found researching innovative ways to peak student interest in learning. Mrs. Hesseltine was recently accepted into the first cohort of TED-Ed Innovative Educators, the education initiative of TED Talks. Mrs. Hesseltine is also a contributing author of the Teaching Channel Blog, and has also contributed ideas to the TED-Ed Blog and Education Week Teacher with Larry Ferlazzo. Contact Mrs. Hesseltine via email at firstname.lastname@example.org, or via Twitter @jenhesseltine.