Hello all. Anthony Vestyck teacher, designer of "EPEE Software for Teachers" and president of ED-MAN LLC Software. Nice to be here and if I can be of any assistance with your curriculum development or classroom management goals, please do not hesitate to contact me. Plains, Pennsylvania, USA
Hiya, I'm Valerie Hernandez. I live in Brooklyn, New York, work in Manhattan, was born in Belize, C.A. and attended secondary school in Silicon Valley. I'm in my second year of teaching at Henry Street School for International Studies. Prior to teaching, I was a graphic designer and web producer for The Wall Street Journal, Major League Baseball, and The Economist magazine. These were all great jobs, but nothing, and I mean, nothing, beats my current vocation. My students, and co-workers are the most awesome individuals.
Hi all - I'm Chris Walker from Christchurch, New Zealand. I'm a teacher of History, Classical Studies (Ancient Greece and Rome) and Social Studies to Year 9-13s (US Grades 8-12). I'm very keen on utilising Web 2.0 for teaching and learning - there's some exciting stuff going on. I'm loving trying things out with my classes and watching them get into it. And online communities like this are a great source of new ideas. Thanks to all who have worked on getting this happening.
Hi, everyone! My name is Heather Kaiser. I am so excited to be joining Classroom 2.0! I have been teaching for 11 years and although I my master's degree is in Educational Technology I'm constantly learning something new because it changes so fast. I'm currently teaching in a science lab and facilitate technology integration at an urban school near Fort Bragg. We have access to loads of technology which is such a great privilege for our students. I'm looking forward to collaborating with others here.
Hello from Scottsdale, AZ. I am a 7th and 8th grade science teacher and finishing up my doctorate in Leadership and Innovation at ASU. My Action Research is on the effects of narrative movie making on 21st century learning skills and science content in the middle school. Looking to be inspired by others.
Hi Robert and welcome to classroom2.0 This community is a great on to learn with. I use web2.0 to learn and teach across countries and classes, so I use skype, elluminate and discoverE, all of which you might be interested in for your business executives. I suggest you also join htp://www.learncentral.org as this is a site similar to this but using elluminate for virtual classroom work.
Hi! I'm Gautham More. A Banker turned Education Technologist, am passionate about impacting the education system and making learning fun. During my banking tenure, conducted experiments using technology in learning with students in rural India. Moved on to the corporate world with NIIT where I got an opportunity to usher in computer education to lakhs of students in rural schools. Have also spent good time with premier schools of the country in integrating technology into everyday teaching/learning. Currently heading the technology function in School Learning Solutions of NIIT, exploring the play of new technologies in effective learning/teaching. Hope to learn and collaborate with like-minded people exploring ICT in education. :)
Hi Everyone. I'm Tony Baldwin and I'm pleased to be here in Classroom 2.0. I work in a rural Saskatchewan school division as a Superintendent of Education with a variety of responsibilities including technology. I am particularly interested in models of integration of technology and distance learning solutions. I'm looking forward to learning with and from you.
I teach 8th grade physical science and high school physics. I want to offer more opportunities for interactive learning and collaboration to my students. I created my first class blog this morning! I'm a bit overwhelmed by all of the choices in edtech in the 21st century. I hope that my fellow teachers here will help me sort some of it out.
HI I'm Heather McCarthy, Toowoomba Queensland Australia. I am currently finishing my B Ed at USQ after 6 long years of part time study. I have worked for the past 8 years as a teacher aide and became interested in ICT and technology in the classroom and have been fortunate to have been allowed the freedom to teach all classes in primary computer skills. There seems to be more and more tools available that can be utilized in the classroom to make our students worthwile and creative members of the 21st century. I'm excited about learning about them and using them as we endeavour to make our classrooms interesting learning spaces.
Looking forward to learning a lot from this forum.
I'm Leslie and work for the New York City Dept of Educ, as the Director of Technology for the special education division. I'm an Apple Distinguished Educator, who loves everything Mac. I believe in exposing educators and students to all types of technologies that enhance teaching and learning.