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Dia daoibh frm Ireland. My name is John Hogan and I am a Primary School teacher in Tipperary. I love ICT and I love that children love it to. I joined to learn more so I can help them more.

I am a Latin teacher at Deep Creek High School and Great Bridge Middle School in the public school system in Chesapeake, Virginia. In my prior position in North Carolina I underwent intensive training under the Schlechty Center for Leadership in School Reform ( I have a strong interest in using technology to engage students and to reach diverse learners, and I look forward to learning from this group.

Hello, I am from Ismailli, Azerbaijan. I teach English at secondary school #1 named after Israil Hasanov. My name is Shukufa. I participate together my students in worldwide projects and I am a facilitator of 2 projects in IEARN. I am also TEA alumna.  I must say that I like to participate in Classroom2.0 It is interesting for me to exchange and colloborate with the globe.

I am Clarita Thomas, a Home Economics teacher from the island of Antigua in the West Indies. My island has 365 white sandy beaches. It is a pleasure to be here.

Hey everyone. I am Bryan Baker. New to Classroom 2.0. I am interested in technology, education, and specifically higher education. I think this is a great place to collaborate and share information about modern day education.

Hi Brian

Looking to find useful links and real world applications of web 2.0 in HE

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Hi fellow Teachers,

I'm at the older end of the teaching spectrum (in my 44th classroom year) and interested in new possibilities that communication capabilities and capacity will/might offer.

Since 'retiring' from the full-time classroom, I now enjoy my classroom time with preservice teacher candidates, specifically working with Mathematics education.



Hello!  My name is Samantha and I am a gifted education specialist in St. Louis, MO.  I have worked in education for 9 years and taught everything from regular education in the urban education enviornment to gifted education in the suburban enviornment.  I am continuously striving to help prepare my students to become globally competitive citizens and continous life-long learners.  I love learning, sharing, and creating with my students and with other professionals!

Hi Everyone

I am a Lecturer in a Scottish University looking at the area of adoption of web 2.0 tools in University teaching.  I am looking for practicl examples for each web 2.0 tool that can build into courses and also areas where staff concerns over control of the medium can be allayed.



Hi Everyone! I am Meghan Fitzgerald and I teach  "Literacy and Media Technology' at William Davies Middle School, in Mays Landing New Jersey. I am currently looking for PBL ideas to help integrate Web 2.0 tools into my class, as well as to provide my students will a sound understanding of 'Media Literacy.' It's great to be here, with all this fantastic information. If anyone has any suggestions for PBL units, does not really matter what subject area, I would love the input! Thanks!


Hi all, I'm Ian. I'm a high school English teacher and reading specialist in Chicago. I have a lot to read here on the message boards, but I'm especially interested in iOS apps for educators.

Hi everyone:

I am Gayle Greene-Philllip from the beautiful Caribbean Island of Antigua ~ Where the beach is just the beginning. I am an Information Technology teacher at one of the Government Owned High Schools.  I LOVE technology and I am looking forward to access and collaboration in order to grow.



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