I am passionate about the EFFECTIVE use of social media and ICT in our classrooms. It would be great to link up local teachers with global teachers so that we can learn from one another on a global level!
I am a:
teacher, library-media specialist, tech coordinator, tech director, non-profit employee, college or university staff, consultant
Grade Level or Age of Students You Work With (if applicable):
Global Education Projects Sponsored By You or That You're Involved In (if applicable):
www.mathsliteracy.co.za (an online community of practice for mathematical literacy teahcers)
ICT4champions (a group to support teachers to implement ICT in their classrooms)
Saschools (a collaborative wiki for South African schools to investigate school polocies surrounding social media and to investigate safe practices around social media in the classroom)
Afrikaans and English
Favorite Education Resources:
DO I really have to chose favourites???
Diigo.com (my database of bookmarks)
NING.com (great way to introduce teachers to social media)
All the google docs and applications
Twitter as a learning tool
Other IM client and name:
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BAD EDUCATION-BAD WORLD
Like you ,everyone living in the world is a survivor of some kind of violence. That is why my two books of "Peace Technology" &"Peace TimeCalendar" have been published by authorhouse,Bloomington,Indiana,USA which can be obtained on line from authorhouse.com.Read the books and change the world through blending of "SCIENCE OF MATTER" with "SCIENCE OF SPIRITUALITY" so that all world citizens will be winners and survivors.Promote Peace Education from mother's womb to highest level of education and incorporate PEACE & GREEN TECHNOLOGY in all kinds of professions and human activities.Looking at today's world,one must do this before she/he leaves this world.
PROMOTE THIS AND IDEAS CONTAINED IN MY TWO BOOKS TO SAVE YOUR/OUR FUTURE GENERATION. Can you? If you do it, you will be blessed.
I'm a teacher in Calgary, Alberta helping a group of grade 8 students at my school conduct a global survey on worldviews. I'm wondering if you might be willing to take this survey (less than 5 mins) and perhaps spread it around - particularly with your students. We're trying to get as many non-North American respondents as we can.
Wondering if you want to Skype with an Australian primary class who are learning about different countries and cultures. Not sure of the time differences but hopefully, if you were interested, we could work out a time?