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Ginger Heller
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  • Greenwich, CT
  • United States

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Shift the Thinking of Middle School Students Who Come With Low Expectations About Their Ability to Learn: An introduction to the world at large, the difficulties and the similarities of young people

Your Name and Title: Ginger Heller, Educator and Author School or Organization Name: Educational Consultant, CT, NY Co-Presenter Name(s): N/A Area of the World from Which You Will Present: United…Continue

Tags: 2015Students, 2015Curricular, 2015Teachers

Started Oct 29, 2015


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Ginger Heller, author
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Ginger Heller, author
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About Me or Reason for Joining the GEC:
I'm an educator and author of adventures stories for middle school students. My primary interest is in introducing middle school students to the world at-large. Through the use of a work of fiction,"The Kid Who Beat Wall Street and Saved Africa", readers are introduced to world problems, for example, lack of food clean water and medicine, affecting children in 3rd world countries, Currently there are schools in the USA using the book who are dialoguing with each other. They have informed me that they would love to dialogue with their counterparts on
other continents. I would love to be the facilitator.
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ages 10-14
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Hope to begin one.
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Newspapers: Wall Street Journal, New York Times,
AP wire service, Globaled, twitter site, The Internet.
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At 2:37pm on October 21, 2015, Lucy Gray said…

Yes, Richard is an experienced GEC presenter...he'd be a great contact! 

At 12:39pm on October 21, 2015, Richard Close said…


I would be happy to review your work. We are sort of neighbors and I have worked in Africa. Check out my UNESCO digital storytelling site http://i-am-the-story.ning.com



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