My name is Alyshia Olsen; 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. Since you are in the 'e-learning and online teaching' group, 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, 2009, 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 a competition for startup funding 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 at 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!
aha, it's very nice to see someone who handles library. I wish our children could use library. Do you have any idea to set up physical library? Our school can't afford paying for books, furniture and other materials for the library. Can you imagine a school without a library, but it's the situation here at our school. You might talk of online library, ough! most of our children haven't seen even a pc. Our school is in a remote area where they dn't have access to net. Could you plz suggest me how i can create opportunity to have library at our school? I'd be very much glad if you kindly suggest me sir.
Hello there, i'm a school teacher/administrator from Nepal. I run an elementary school for poor family rural children. I'm Govinda by my name. if u find me like minded person plz mail me at firstname.lastname@example.org
We wanna have a school library for young school children. Can i get support from u plz?
Thanks for your response , I would like you to help and get for me those websites , and other resources on the net that can be useful to my students and may be if you know individuals , schools and organizations that can help me with textbooks
Am Mubiru Charles Head-teacher of Kikaaya College School in Uganda , East Africa. Am requesting you to help us in equiping our school library , and also in developing our internet connection/computer laboratory