George Haines
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  • Ronkonkoma, NY
  • United States
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Title:
Director of Technology
Location (City or Town):
Long Island, New York USA
About Me or Reason for Joining the GEC:
Technology teacher. Married. I like stuff.
Here are examples of the stuff I like:
Social media, group psychology, memes, history, design, the science of very small or very big things, education, couches, pecking orders, non-fiction, caffeine, market systems, superoganisms, toast, Twitter, ego, political science, evolution, mint chocolate chip, urban planning, selflessness, DIY culture, Islam, meaning, kids, pop culture, sports, identity, tribes, grapefruits, cities, New York, language.

Here is a partial list of things I am still deciding if I like or not:
Sci-Fi, user-generated content, Diigo, Foursquare, coffee ice-cream, fiction, Google Chrome, ubuntu, exercise, blip.fm, broccoli raab.

Things I am sure that don't like:
Intense pain, being robbed, yellow clothing, being sad, genocide, people who drive yellow hummers, ginger.
I am a:
teacher, tech director
Grade Level or Age of Students You Work With (if applicable):
K-8
Web Site (if applicable):
http://www.teacherhaines.com
Blog (if applicable):
http://www.teacherhaines.blogspot.com
Global Education Projects Sponsored By You or That You're Involved In (if applicable):
Google Map collab- India & USA
Collaborative World map

GreenBridge Project with schools in Oman & Pakistan
GreenBridge Wiki
GreenBridge Ning

Netiquette Multimedia Collab w/Pakistan:
Netiquette Ning

PerU.S.A Cultural Exchange:
PerU.S.A Voicethread #1
PerU.S.A Voicethread #2

India-USA collaborative original song project:
India Music Collab
We've also done projects with a school in Hong Kong where the children from each classroom posted video blogs with questions and answers in Mandarin and English for each other to see.

We have other projects planned for the future as well, including connecting our school with a school in Brasilia, Brazil and a Neologism project with a Japanese language class in a school in Australia.

Looking for a partner school in the Arabic speaking world for a project involving George Orwell's Animal Farm and Twitter. Send me a message if you want to be a part of it!
Languages Spoken:
English
Favorite Education Resources:
www.jottit.com
Twitter Name:
www.twitter.com/oline73

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At 9:37pm on November 6, 2010, Martha Mendez said…
Hi, I´m willing to cooperate with you, but exactly what do you need-I´ m from Colombia, living a similar situation to the one in Philippines.
Qrite to me.Thanks.
Martha Méndez B.
At 5:17pm on September 21, 2010, Frede G. Moreno said…
I'm interested and willing to collaborate with you on Civil Wars. I'm from Mindanao, Philippines. Civil War is going on here for more than 30 years with almost 1 million dead and counting, but the government refuses to accept that there is civil war.

Based on the comments below, we can allow our students to interact and perhaps interact with you online.
At 7:09pm on June 19, 2009, Almerinda Borges Garibaldi said…
Hi George,
Thanks for your effort to help my students down in Taguatinga-DF-Brazil to interact with yours.
I hope that next time we can have the suitable equipment to get interaction to happen properly.
Cheers,

Almerinda
At 10:29am on June 12, 2009, Vivek Sharma said…
Hi George,
Thanks for extending a hand of friendship.
I see that you have done a wonderful work. I would love to associate. I work in areas of entreprenership development and economics and i am located in India.
Vivek
At 8:47am on June 12, 2009, Chris White said…
Hi George, Thanks for the friendship.
At 11:37am on June 11, 2009, Almerinda Borges Garibaldi said…
Hi George,
I´m new in this network. I´m from Brazil, and I work directely with iEARN using collaborative learning projects with my students of English from a public school.
I´m glad to accept your invitation.
Almer
At 10:42am on May 14, 2009, Samuel Kimani Mwaniki said…
hi George,
i have sent an invitation to an event i hope would attract other members of the The Global Education Collaborative. please assist me in sending it to other members of this group. thanks
At 11:54am on April 22, 2009, Sharon said…
Hi George!
LOL, my husband also gets along great with my parents. Chicken Adobo is chicken that's been boiled in garlic, soy sauce, vinegar and bay leaf. It's great with white rice. One of my favorites.
Thanks for reminding me about the fight - my husband really wants to see it!
My husband is Jewish - it's so interesting to learn about another culture. My son is going to get the best of both worlds.
My company offers a lot of Professional Development as well as computer needs. Let me know if you're interested in staff development!
At 8:54am on April 22, 2009, Sharon said…
Hi George,
Just taking a peek at your blog/profile. Looks great - you seem to be really involved.

Curious - where are you a tech director? I am a Professional Developer for Custom Computer Specialists in Suffolk!
At 3:56pm on April 3, 2009, Diana said…
I teach in the Wantagh School District.
 
 
 

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