from Chris Dawson, ZDNet
ePals, creator of the world’s largest learning network, has partnered with Dell to add its newly announced SchoolMail365 and its LearningSpace communication and collaboration solutions to Dell’s Connected…Continue
Added by Dr. Rita Oates on February 9, 2011 at 7:53am — No Comments
Did your mama talk to you about sexting, cyberbullying, and watching what you post on Facebook? Parents today have a whole new set of challenges and issues, raised by technology at school and home. Learn how you can help parents understand the real issues, fears and challenges and support them in being great parents in a 2.0 world. Resources for schools and families will be shared, and the core presentation is based on presentations at school PTA meetings, Wired Safety, and Wired…Continue
By Meris Stansbury, Associate Editor, eSchoolNews
In what could be a huge sign of change in how students learn, New York City Public Schools has begun implementation of communication and collaboration software from ePals and Microsoft—education technology tools that not only will connect students to other classrooms across the world but also will connect teachers to parents, regardless of the language they…Continue
We invited teachers to show us how ePals has opened the world for their students. Applicants each submitted projects that they had successfully implemented in their classrooms, examples of student work, and a video application, telling us what ePals brought to their teaching and to their students’ learning. Outstanding entries came from all corners of the world, inspiring us with amazing projects, successful collaborations, and enthusiastic students.…Continue
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Have you had an amazing collaboration with another classroom? Have your students gained real understanding of a different culture? If so, enter ePals Teacher Ambassador Contest and show us how ePals has opened the world for your students.
Added by Dr. Rita Oates on May 16, 2010 at 4:29pm — No Comments
If you haven't already submitted a proposal for a presentation or workshop at FETC 2011, do it now! The deadline is Friday, April 2.
Last year, FETC had attendees from every state and about a dozen countries. You hear terrific keynote speakers, and many of the sessions are led by educators who have insightful and cutting edge ideas about using technology in student learning.
Here's the link to apply online:…Continue
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This single-topic issue of National Geographic magazine highlights the challenges facing our most essential natural resource. "Water: Our Thirsty World" is available for free download starting on World Water Day, March 22, and extending through April 2, 2010.
This interactive edition of National Geographic magazine presents complete content from the print edition, plus extra photo galleries,…
Added by Dr. Rita Oates on March 28, 2010 at 7:00am — No Comments