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Looking for new participants

Started this discussion. Last reply by Peggy Sheehy Mar 3, 2009. 1 Reply

Technology to share culture / language

Started this discussion. Last reply by Sharon Betts Nov 23, 2007. 2 Replies

Looking for collaborators

Started this discussion. Last reply by Peggy Sheehy Mar 3, 2009. 7 Replies

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About Me
I have been in education for over 30 years. Each of those years has brought me new ideas and challenges. I have taught at Iran Dokht, a girls' high school in Iran, Dept. of Defense schools in Germany, and public schools in Ohio and Maine. I believe that technology should be a staple, not a privilege. Through my work, I am always striving to bring my passions, children and technology, together for the betterment of both. I love what I do.

I am a tree hugger at heart. Thus the choice of themes. Anyone else?

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Been asking around

Posted on November 6, 2007 at 5:06pm 0 Comments

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

2.0 moving across post-secondary

Posted on August 6, 2007 at 11:43am 2 Comments

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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Group vs. Main

Posted on July 4, 2007 at 4:17pm 2 Comments

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?

CyberCompliment

Posted on April 6, 2007 at 4:53pm 0 Comments

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.

What to choose

Posted on March 31, 2007 at 8:50am 5 Comments

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?"

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At 9:01pm on January 31, 2009, Jack said…
Hi Sharon. I was wondering if you have students or educator friends who would be interested in participating in a nationwide SAT Vocab Video Contest @ MIT university. You can view contest details at BrainyFlix.com Please let me know. Thanks!
At 7:06pm on June 23, 2008, Michael Staton said…
THANKS!!!!
At 7:06pm on June 23, 2008, Michael Staton said…
Sharon, you're scheduled to go on a "Speed Demo" before me at NECC Unplugged. Only problem - I can't make it! I can arrange a webmeeting or something though so I can do the demo from afar. I was wondering if you would mind going to a url on the master laptop or your laptop so that I could still do the demo.... Send me an email at mpstaton@gmail.com and we could talk about it.
At 5:49pm on March 22, 2008, Maria Rosario Di Mónaco said…
Hi Sharon!
How nice to see you here! As soon as I entered, I saw your welcoming face so I decided to sign up on the spot.
See you around,
Mary
At 3:16pm on February 16, 2008, Larry Ferlazzo said…
Sharon,

I just saw the comment you left for me a month ago -- I don't know why I wasn't notified you left it or why I didn't see it earlier. Unfortunately, even though I was successful in getting Ning unblocked by our District, the CAPTCHA is still blocked, so students can't sign-up. Sigh... I'm now working with a group of teachers from different parts of the world on projects that we're sharing other ways.

Larry
At 6:45am on January 13, 2008, kolson said…
will be joining the wiki today! Thanks!
At 2:33pm on January 12, 2008, kolson said…
Sharon -

Definitely interested in the younger group. I work with 4th and 6th graders. Let me know what I can/need to do!
At 2:44pm on December 30, 2007, Laurie Korte said…
We will be hosting a Moodle Meet on Jan. 4th from 9-12 in Northbrook, IL at the District 28 offices both in person and online http://moodlemeet.ning.com. We look forward to meeting, hearing, and sharing with Moodlers, Moodler wannabes, and Moodler maybes.
Laurie Korte
At 8:19pm on December 5, 2007, Scott Walker said…
I'm going to switch over to here so that the rest aren't gettting bombarded with emails about new comments posted on that forum topic.

How does your laptop lease work?
At 4:09am on November 13, 2007, Sharon Betts said…
Sorry,
I am asking if you know any native speaking classes of students that would like to team with the two spanish learning classes here. Guess it was late when I typed it.
Sharon
 
 
 

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