Hilary Greenebaum
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Hilary Greenebaum commented on Rhonda Crim-Tumelson's group Librarians
"Hi everyone, Please check out the New Zealand National Library website for schools http://schools.natlib.govt.nz/ Practical and inspring resources, oodles of info! Feel free to contact me as well. Cheers Hilary"
Jul 14, 2012
Christopher Gagnon left a comment for Hilary Greenebaum
"The 6th graders at Chichester Central School in Chichester, New Hampshire (USA), would like to invite you to participate in our blog.  We have created a blog, which we hope will allow us to explore varying diets from around the world.  Our…"
Nov 26, 2011
Hilary Greenebaum commented on Kate Grice's group Library 2.0
"Sorry it has taken me so long to repsond, I missed this posting! I loved Keynote David Lankes - he is so empowering and encouraging - a must listen (!!) and of course Ray Kurzweil is always so interesting."
Oct 25, 2010
Hilary Greenebaum commented on Kate Grice's group Library 2.0
"Hello everyone, Really enjoyed the ebook summit put on by Library Journal. Anyone else participate? What did you think?"
Sep 30, 2010
Hilary Greenebaum replied to Steve Hargadon's discussion Introductions
"was that in San Diego? Lots of press on a school there..... also try ED WEEK. good luck!"
Feb 21, 2010
Hilary Greenebaum replied to Steve Hargadon's discussion Introductions
"Hi Greg, welcome! Plymouth is such an interesting place! One of the highlights of my childhood was visiting Plymouth Plantation with my grandmother. For people who have not seen the ROCK it is always surprising how small it is!! We went out to her…"
Feb 20, 2010
Hilary Greenebaum replied to Steve Hargadon's discussion Introductions
"Hi Everyone! I'm currently in Colorado and am very interested in New Zealand. Are there any Kiwi educators out there I can connect with? Will be in Auckland in March. Maybe I can visit your school and learn more about what NZ education is all…"
Feb 18, 2010
Hilary Greenebaum replied to Ian Dickinson's discussion Does the 2.0 Classroom Improve Students' Engagement in Learning?
"Carol this sounds fantastic; two great strategies rolled into one, brilliant!! I have also seen kids in HS write on each others blogs in British Lit, class which is so interesting thinking about how hundreds of years separate the text styles....…"
Dec 4, 2009

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For years I have been a school based practitioner. Primarily I was an upper grades elementary level teacher, then became a literacy resource teacher at the elementary level school, a Dean, and then Assistant Principal at a suburban middle school. I left that position to work on my PhD full time which I defended in March 2009. My research was about millennial aged teacher perceptions of working in public schools and how school leaders can encourage them to stay. In the US, teacher retention is such a huge topic and we have to do something! We are losing so many wonderful young teachers.

Currenlty we are living in NZ and I work with library mgt software for schools. We love it here and wished we had moved here sooner!

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PhD research update

Posted on December 28, 2008 at 7:20pm 0 Comments

Good news!

The indepth interview research phase of my disseration is now complete. The next stages involve analysis and writing up the results. The goal is to defend in March 2009.

Topic: Youngest teachers. What do they experience working in public schools today? How do our youngest teachers (under age 28) describe their work? Do they plan to remain in the classroom? In the profession? What can we, as school leaders, learn from them?

It is all so fascinating. Their… Continue

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At 6:16am on November 26, 2011, Christopher Gagnon said…

The 6th graders at Chichester Central School in Chichester, New Hampshire (USA), would like to invite you to participate in our blog.  We have created a blog, which we hope will allow us to explore varying diets from around the world.  Our goal is to understand what other country’s diets consist of and what they consider to be healthy.  Here in New Hampshire, we eat a lot of seafood and lobsters as we are so close to the Atlantic Ocean.  We also grow and eat fresh corn, apples, strawberries, blueberries and even pumpkins.  If you are interested, please visit our blog at cgagnon.edublogs.org and respond to the “World Diets” page.  If you respond, it would be helpful if you could include which country or area of the world you are responding from.  If you are not interested, it would be much appreciated if you could pass this along to a friend or colleague that may be. 

We here in New Hampshire look forward to your response.  Thanks

-Chris Gagnon – 6th grade teacher

At 2:44am on February 19, 2010, Anne Mirtschin said…
Hi Hilary an welcome to classroom2.0 Although I am from Australia, there are some great NZ educators who a members here. One is allanahk. If you need more recommendations, just let me know.
At 1:16pm on December 26, 2008, marcotuts said…

I'm sending out messages to everyone I know right now, and this classroom20 network is no exception. (I've also sent this out on other Ning networks you may be a part of.) My name is Marco Morales; I am a 20 year old college student from Olin College of Engineering. I am a part of a group of 6 Olin College students (we're in Needham,MA, and engineering students) who has taken a year off to work on an education related project. I found you when I searched for middle schools on classroom20, and since our project is specific to middle schools, I thought you might be interested! Our project is called AlightLearning, and this is our "short" project description:

Under the assumption that within ten years, the landscape of modern education will have fully integrated what we now define as new classroom media: video, online collaboration, open source curriculum and other web tools, we hope to pioneer a web software tool that acts as a platform for this new media, bringing the power of the web and its tools to students, teachers and parents in a secure, comfortable and innovative environment. Our goal is to have our free software at a pilot middle school by April 15th, 2008, continuing to develop and coordinate with our users to create a product that other schools want to pilot and use at their schools, while allowing individual teachers to implement this tool in their own classroom.

Our project, titled Alight Learning, is currently trying to win an idea competition on Ideablob.com You can find us at http://ideablob.com/3975. We would love your support in the form of a vote within the next couple days, but more importantly we'd love your feedback and comments. Our description on Ideablob is short, and even the one above hardly gets many of the issues we would like to take a stab at solving, but at least it's a start.

Feel free to email me back, check out alightlearning.com, anything you like!


Marco Morales
At 9:04am on February 25, 2008, Hilary Greenebaum said…
Hans, your site is very impressive! I will definitely check it out! More later - Hilary
At 7:59am on February 25, 2008, Hans Feldmeier said…
Hi Hilary, my greetings from Bavaria/Germany! I created the biggest group on CR 2.0 about digital teaching methods with now 265 members. Would love if you decide to join group Digiskills.

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