Hey Sylvie, I just joined classroom 2.0 about a week ago. I joined it to network and meet more educators as well as to get resources that I can use in my own classroom when I teach. Let me know if you have any further questions
Yes, modern communications technology is amazing and we ain't seen nothing yet!
In answer to your question about energy research and how I came to be doing this, my answer is that I've always been fascinated with renewable energy and when I had the opportunity to change careers to took it. In the process I went back to university to do a Masters degree in energy and development and was hooked on energy.
The actual work I do is very varied: I am a freelance consultant/researcher and take whatever work I can get in the energy field. Right now, I am re-designing the web site for an energy NGO I work with (the old website is www.egi-sa.org.za), then I am reporting on an energy conference later this week, and, so on...
What is Human Development and Family Science? Are you studying at the moment?