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Been asking around

I am searching for a group of Spanish speaking students to team up with a class from Maine, USA in a Ning network (just got it approved without ads). The students are between 15 - 17 years old and hope to exchange culture, language and ideas through blogs and forums.

Kind of a social network class "pen-pal" project. Isn't there anyone out there interested?
Sharon

Added by Sharon Betts on November 6, 2007 at 5:06pm — No Comments

2.0 moving across post-secondary

cross posted from http://newlearning.ning.com



Some see the advent of Web 2.0-style tools in the classroom heralding a shift in everything from education theory to how schools are built. The

bottom line: traditional lecturing may be on its way out, said Claire

Schooley, an analyst at Forrester Research who follows learning trends

at universities and corporations.



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Added by Sharon Betts on August 6, 2007 at 11:43am — 2 Comments

Group vs. Main

Is there anyway to have a discussion show in the Main site when it is started in a group? If not, is it correct etiquette to post it in both locations?

Added by Sharon Betts on July 4, 2007 at 4:17pm — 2 Comments

CyberCompliment

Today is CyberCompliment day - thanks to Jennifer Wagner.
I would like to compliment all the members of Classroom 2.0 for the thought provoking dialogue and deep insights into using technology for our students now and into the future.

Added by Sharon Betts on April 6, 2007 at 4:53pm — No Comments

What to choose

http://sbetts.edublogs.org/2007/03/31/what-to-use/

Posted this on one of my other blogs - would love your input on what you tell your teachers and colleagues when they ask, "What tool to use?"

Added by Sharon Betts on March 31, 2007 at 8:50am — 5 Comments

Disconnect?

The majority of parents in the United States are unsatisfied with the

way technology is implemented in K-12 schools. At the same time, the

majority of educators say that students are more engaged in school work

as a result of technology implementations and that there is a

corresponding increase in student achievement, according to a new

survey released this week by Project Tomorrow-NetDay....…
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Added by Sharon Betts on March 29, 2007 at 4:54pm — 9 Comments

Maine Maple Sugar Sunday

Added by Sharon Betts on March 29, 2007 at 4:21pm — No Comments

Trying to decide

Trying to decide if this has a place in my job. ....
I am just getting my teachers to buy into Moodle and we have a digital portfolio software that I am pushing. Digital Storytelling is big this Spring. Is this a way to tie it all together? I tried Elgg (new name now) - but this seems a bit smoother and not quite so involved.

Added by Sharon Betts on March 27, 2007 at 5:12pm — No Comments

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