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ePals Teacher Ambassadors 2010

Wednesday, June 9th, 2010

Yesterday MICDS teachers Mike Fitzgerald (5th grade geography) and Jeff Horwitz (2nd grade homeroom) were honored to be included among this year’s 10  ePals Teacher Ambassadors.  As noted on the ePals website: We invited teachers to show us how ePals has opened the world for their students. Applicants each submitted projects that they had successfully [...]

What Will You Learn Tomorrow?

Saturday, May 10th, 2008

I’ve written about communication, collaboration, and our “flat world” before, but those concepts were irrevocably redefined for me late yesterday afternoon. The following is an email from a teacher in Lebanon whose students have been participating in a distance learning cultural exchange with our sixth grade World Cultures class: i have told u in my [...]

1:1– Creativity, Critical Thinking, and Design

Saturday, May 3rd, 2008

One of the primary components of our 1:1 Tablet PC implementation is the set of four “themes” that will guide our thinking with respect to curriculum and instruction: Information Management and Research Digital Citizenship Communication and Collaboration in a Global World Creativity, Critical Thinking, and Design Information Management and Research provides learners with a unified [...]