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David Truss
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Making a Difference
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Started this discussion. Last reply by Lucy Gray Nov 15, 2007.


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Vancouver, BC, Canada
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Who Am I?
A husband, a parent...
An educator, a student...
A thinker, a dreamer...
An agent of change.

A less abstract description:
I am an educator (Vice Principal) in the Lower Mainland of beautiful Vancouver, BC, Canada. Some of my areas of interest include Student Leadership, Numeracy, Social Responsibility, and Integrating Technology into the classroom (using technology for learning rather than just to teach). On a more personal note, I am married (to a teacher) and have two wonderful young daughters.

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Most Influential

Cross-post with my 'Pair-a-Dimes for your Thoughts' blog.

We are influenced by so many things in our lives. Identifying what has a significant influence on us can be difficult. Here are two things that I believe can be categorized as most influential... and they both happened Monday.

1. Fifteen year old Kristine wrote a very influential blog post…


Posted on November 29, 2007 at 10:09am

FieldFindr: Using Ning to Connect Teachers to Volunteers

"A portal to Connect Classrooms to the World: Global Citizens can Share Talents and Skills with Students. Teachers can find Global Citizens (Volunteers) willing to help in a field of interest that they are working on in their class."

FieldFindr: Where teachers can meet global citizens with skills to share.

It started with a…


Posted on October 3, 2007 at 3:21am


"Portal Needed to Connect Classrooms to the World: Global Citizens can Share Talents and Skills with Students"

I would love to see a site like this become a reality:

I wrote about it here:
Portal Needed...

Posted on October 2, 2007 at 11:40pm

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