How Hauppauge Schools Deployed ePals LearningSpace District-Wide
And why it made a difference.
Thursday, June 2 at 2 pm ET (1 pm CT, 11 am PT)
Sign up for a 1-hour webinar on how Hauppauge, New York, deployed safe social learning and collaboration platform ePals LearningSpace across an entire school district, and the impact it had on student learning and teacher efficacy at http://epals.ken.sgizmo.com.
Using School-Safe Social Media to Break Out of Curriculum’s "Rusty Cage"
As Assistant Superintendent and Technology Director in Hauppauge (NY) Schools, Ken Graham is a nationally recognized pioneer in implementing innovative, outcomes-oriented educational tools like ePals LearningSpace across entire school districts. A champion for breaking curriculum free from its "rusty cage" constraints of time, place and overly grades-based objectives, Graham advocates for opening up possibilities of connection, collaboration and exploration in the classroom that reveal and develop the unique talents of every student.
Join us as Graham shares his personal account of how ePals’ school-safe social media technology empowered Hauppauge classrooms to extend their reach, create their own social learning communities, collaborate safely with teachers and students around the world, and enjoy more great days of authentic, collaborative learning.
ePals LearningSpace delivers a full suite of cloud-based Web 2.0 tools for communication and collaboration with a scalable, safe and secure enterprise-grade platform. To learn more about how ePals can enable 21st century learning in your school or district, register for the free webinar today.
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ePals LearningSpace was built for K12 school use, with features that teachers and tech directors asked for. It has robust, enterprise-grade features and earned TRUSTe certification of child privacy.
While I'm a big fan of Moodle, if you want fast, quick, and simple - I'd recommend a Google Site with a Google Group discussion embedded in the site (sorta like this).
Going this route would require kids to have email accounts though.
I love Edmodo! Unfortunately, I only collaborate with other educators and I use Edmodo when I go to the schools to train teachers. I learned about it last summer and I recently stated using it. I think it is great. I did not know there was a fee.