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Apps Galore: Top Tools for Global Collaboration (iPad)

Your Name and Title:Fran Siracusa, International Programs, Co-DirectorSchool, Library, or Organization Name:Country Day World School 
Co-Presenter Name(s):Jennifer Williams, International Programs,…Continue

Tags: 2012Students, 2012Curricular, 2012Teachers, global, apps

Started Oct 29, 2012

Celebrating Diversity: International Day of Peace
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Your Name and Title:Jackson Gillette, 8th grade studentSchool, Library, or Organization Name:Country Day World School 
Co-Presenter Name(s):Lawrence Hamilton, 8th grade studentStefanie Graham,…Continue

Tags: peace, 2012Teachers, 2012Students, school, Middle

Started this discussion. Last reply by Diane Midness Feb 13, 2013.


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Global Education Specialist, Educational Technologist
Organization (if applicable):
Calliope Global
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About Me or Reason for Joining the GEC:
Fran Siracusa, a classroom Spanish teacher for over 20 years, earned her M.Ed. in Educational Technology in 2012. Currently, as the co-founder of Calliope Global, she supports educational teams in meeting the diverse needs of today’s students who will be well-equipped players in the global and creative workforce of the future. Her passions are student-centered learning, global projects, digital literacy, learning space design and World Language study. Having managed a 1:1 middle school iPad program as an early adopter, Fran creates unique opportunities for teachers and students to develop a culture of innovation through the incorporation of digital technologies and sustainable global partnerships.
I am a:
parent, consultant, entrepreneur
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Global Education Projects Sponsored By You or That You're Involved In (if applicable):
Matone De Chiwit/Drops of Life (Our Blue Earth);
Buncee Buddies Peace Project;
March Math Madness;
Global Holiday Project;
Global Kahoot for Catholic Schools Week;
Global Kahoot for ECGC16;
Conquistadors Connect;
Cardboard Challenge (Caine's Arcade);
Flat Classroom (Building Bridges, Eracism);
Rock Our World;
International Day of Peace;
CREAR volunteer, Costa Rica
Languages Spoken:
English, Spanish
Favorite Education Resources:
Edutopia, ISTE, EdWeek, various blogs
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Fran Siracusa is an Educational Technologist, International Programs Co-Director, World Languages chairperson and Spanish teacher at Country Day World School. She speaks, blogs and consults on Educational Technology, and is particularly passionate about global collaboration and the use of iPad apps and Web 2.0 tools in the K-12 grade World Language, English, and STEM classrooms.


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