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Join us on Saturday, April 12th, when our special guest will be Donna Román,"Featured Teacher". Donna Adams Román is a 5th grade teacher at Mill Creek School in Illinois, blogger, trainer, and presenter committed to providing rich learning opportunities for her learners and professional learning network. She is a recent recipient of ISTE’s first place SIGOL Online Learning Award (2013) and a Microsoft Innovative Expert Educator. Donna is active in Professional Development online and in her district, CoSN, ISTE, and iEARN.

Educators are pulled in so many constantly changing directions. Donna will discuss how we can address these obligations while providing deep and meaningful learning experiences, not only for our students, but for ourselves as well. Suggestions to work smarter by condensing and combining, and that can in turn deepen teaching, learning, and our lives while we engage fully in the process. 21st Century Learning, Project Based Learning, and Technology will be the common languages. Donna's Blog

More information and session details are at http://live.classroom20.com. If you're new to the Classroom 2.0 LIVE! show you might want to spend a few minutes viewing the screencast on the homepage to learn how we use Blackboard Collaborate, and navigate the site. Each show begins at 12pm Eastern (GMT-5) and may be accessed in Blackboard Collaborate directly using the following Classroom 2.0 LIVE! link at http://tinyurl.com/cr20live. All webinars are closed captioned.

On the Classroom 2.0 LIVE! site (http://live.classroom20.com) you'll find the recordings from our recent ”Featured Teacher” session with our special guest Erin Klein. Click on the Archives and Resources tab.

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Universe Sandbox: A Cool Web Application for STEM Teachers

Started by Karen Cameron in Introductions 4 hours ago. 0 Replies

Universe Sandbox is an interactive space simulator that is just as much about breaking scientific laws as it is about learning them.Most astronomy software allows you to click your away around the solar…Continue

Learning Management System

Started by Racquel Springer in Help or Feedback Needed 23 hours ago. 0 Replies

My school system will soon discuss which learning management system would be best to use with our students. I say, "Why choose one?" Web/cloud based system rarely require 3rd party assistance, i.e., system IT people.  The more experience students…Continue

Tags: instruction, interactive, educational, integration, technology

iPads in the classroom...can you see it?

Started by Antwon Lincoln in Introductions. Last reply by Dave Eveland 23 hours ago. 22 Replies

Hello Community,Well, I bought an iPad. I could not resist the temptation. After I walked out of the Apple store with my iPad, I knew I wouldn't have buyers remorse. I seldom buy the first generation of anything!However, I have a feeling that this…Continue

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European Competition 2.0 - The Ed2.0Work Network

Started by Joel Josephson in Introductions yesterday. 0 Replies

European Competition 2.0 - The Ed2.0Work NetworkUsing Internet…Continue

Pop Quizzes...Good? Or Bad?

Started by Victoria Lawson in First Time Posting. Last reply by Ben Parker yesterday. 2 Replies

As a student, I have never enjoyed pop quizzes.  However, as a future teacher, I think in many ways they can benefit the students.  Since the students do not know when to expect the quizzes, they will always feel like they need to be prepared, which…Continue

5 Ways Students Can Celebrate Earth Day

Started by Karen Cameron in Introductions yesterday. 0 Replies

On April 22, communities across the world will celebrate Earth Day. Students can seize this opportunity to raise awareness and educate their parents and friends about the importance of caring not only for the planet, but their local community as…Continue

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Christopher Terranova replied to Laura Bianco's discussion Global Awareness Lesson in the group EDT6035
"Hey Laura I also used the ePals website for my global instruction. You assignment is an extremely good idea and it is very practical for you to establish in your curriculum. I feel that the nutrition is very different between the US and Europe…"
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Christopher Terranova commented on Laura Mason's group EDT6035
"The website I have chosen for the global awareness project is www.epals.com. I believe that this website is a great place for students from around the world to connect with other students. ePals creates an educational community where students,…"
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Jessica Pizzaia replied to Laura Bianco's discussion Global Awareness Lesson in the group EDT6035
"Laura, What a great way to tie in your nutritional curriculum with e-pals! Of course your students can then see that not all cultures are exposed to the same types of foods or diets. This is a great learning experience for them and also encourages…"
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Olga Michelle Mendoza commented on Kimberly Morales's blog post Blog 5: Hispanas son las que peor salario ganan en EEUU
"estoy deacuerdo contigo porque es verdad que la discrimination entre los salarios no deben de existe, ya estamos en un tiempo adonde el discrimination ya no debe de estar en los EE.UU porque de toda la historia que tenemos aquí. como mujer…"
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Jessica Pizzaia commented on Laura Mason's group EDT6035
"@ Laura I also incorporated Epals into my global awareness lesson. I agree that this is a great way to encourage students to gain more knowledge about children from different cultures, and it also ties in technology! The students won't have to…"
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Global Awareness Assignment

For the global awareness assignment, I chose to involve my students in learning about cultures and the world around them, with the use of pen pals and studying different children from other cultures. The website I chose was from PBS Kids and is…See More
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Michelle Finnell commented on Amanda Koch's blog post Entrada 8: Puerto Rico is bridge to U.S. and LatAm for Spanish investment, official says
"yo estoy de acuerdo contigo. Yo tambien pienso que es muy importante la gestión de las importaciones y exportaciones entre países. Va a traer mucho dinero y negocios. "
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Global Awareness Assignment- Week 6 Post

A) What activity did you select to use for your global assignment?The activity I selected to use for my global assignment was ePals.  We chose to work with a group of students from Costa Rica, as we are finishing up our Central American sub-unit…See More
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