I teach Computer Graphics and Webdesign at a High School in Falmouth, Massachusetts ( south of Boston on the "isle" of Cape Cod). My interests are to find new ways to use the technology available to enhance our students' (and we teachers) education as well as becoming more globally connected. Please check our my website for Cape POD Cast and look forward to seeing my iPhone in action in the classroom! Welcoming new friends to share new ideas and what works - or hasn't worked- for you! : )
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Hi Peg V. I was wondering if your students would be interested in participating in a nationwide SAT Vocab Video Contest @ MIT university. Perhaps you have some educator contacts you could direct me to. You can view contest details at BrainyFlix.com Please let me know. Thanks!
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E-learning & Training Specialist
Location: North Bronx
Salary: $40,000 - $50,000
Reports to: Director of Training
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MAJOR DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES
National Training Initiatives (90%)
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One more thing, Peg...I'm starting up a podcast through the We Are Teachers network and I would LOVE to interview you about your use of the iPhone with your students...is that something you'd be interested in?
Hi Bianca, Just noticed your comment. Well, have just found a student with an iPhone who is willing to do some experimenting. Still in the planning stage but will keep you informed. Progress is slow as my other technology has been limited.. new computer classroom, new server, NO LCD and NO Screen. Cramping my teaching styles. will be in touch!! Peg ; )
Hi again Peg.
I left you a comment on one of your discussion forums and I notice here that you work in Falmouth. Do you work with Matt M at all? I am looking to come by for a visit this Fall and perhaps we can catch up if only for a moment! I'd love to see uses in the classroom with the iPhone as well if you are using it.
I'll check out your website for Cape POD Cast in a bit! Regards!
the 8g is has come down in price to $400 from 600.
I am in my new classroom and yes, I have access. but I do have to pay for my own use and I dont NEED the phone part. GOOD thing is the new ipod video will have wifi.
G'day Peg. Nice to meet you. I'm curious to see how you use the iPhone in your classroom. I'm holding out to get one myself. No word yet on when they'll be coming down under. Have fun with your new "toy"!
Hi Peg... you say that you want "to find new ways to use the technology available to enhance our students' (and we teachers) education as well as becoming more globally connected." That's great and should be every teacher's goal in one way or another. You should definitely check out YouFig.com - it's a useful site for collaborating in academia, between students and between the teacher and the class. I have a few invites left. Let me know if you would like one.