Natalie Coleman is the Science and Social Science Program Coordinator at Joliet Public Schools District 86 in Illinois. She has 10 years of experience in education. Activity: The Flying Classroom Grades: 6-8 Time: Ongoing Learning takes flight with Barrington Irving—literally! This year our district introduced our junior high students, who are part of our National Geographic Bee Club, to The Flying Classroom. The Flying Classroom is a … Continue reading Educator of the Week Flying Classroom Resource
By Andrew Rasner, National Geographic Intern That’s how Barrington Irving, a National Geographic Emerging Explorer who at 23 became the youngest person to fly around the world, describes his newest project, The Flying Classroom. This fall, Irving is making another transcontinental trip, stopping at more than 30 locations across North America, Asia, and Australia as students from across the country follow along in their classrooms. To … Continue reading A business jet, a virtual classroom, powered by students’ minds.