Hi, I hope your students will join us for A Better World: Kids Talking to Kids on November 15th at 10 am EST. It's the perfect chance for students ages 8-12 to participate in a global conversation. Here's the link to the blog post I wrote about the presentation: http://teachwellnow.blogspot.com/2012/08/a-better-world-kids-talkin... Please let me know if you have questions.
I would like to introduce you to K12 Next Generation whose mission goes a few steps beyond kids talking to kids. We hope that by bringing together educators from around the world to create a curriculum continuum we will create an environment where kids will learn with and from each other, become collaborators in fact. And in the process, raise the level of academic success that our children achieve as well as lowering the costs to do it. It is time we join together and form strong united organization. working toward this vision. As long as we remain separated, we will fail. (And just for the fun of it, please visit: http://btracyh.edu.glogster.com/the-hokey-pokey-goes-global/
I will send you my email - firstname.lastname@example.org and my Skype - btracyh. I want to share with as many as I can just what we hope to do. We have the technology, we have the resources with quality OER - now we just need the people.