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At 8:33pm on January 29, 2009, Jack said…
Hi Peg V. I was wondering if your students would be interested in participating in a nationwide SAT Vocab Video Contest @ MIT university. Perhaps you have some educator contacts you could direct me to. You can view contest details at Please let me know. Thanks!
At 10:29am on December 18, 2007, Jerome A. Burks said…
Minority Executive Search

My name is Jerome A. Burks; I work for Minority Executive Search. I am trying to get in contact with you to see if you or a friend would be interested in the openings I have. I am searching for a E-Learning & Training Specialist for the Bronx, NY area. I would like to know if you or a friend would be a good fit for this position. If you are interested please send me an updated copy of your resume as a word document. If you are not interested please forward to any qualified candidate that you may know of. If you have any questions please contact me ASAP.

E-learning & Training Specialist

Location: North Bronx
Salary: $40,000 - $50,000
Department: Training
Reports to: Director of Training


Our company is embarking on a major initiative to transform our training from solely classroom-based workshops to blended learning. In order to support this project, a new dedicated full time position has been created.

As a member of the Training team, the E-learning & Training Specialist will work with the Director of Training to support Training initiatives nationally. The focus will be on working collaboratively with the Director and with a consulting organization to create and implement interactive, engaging, and effective e-learning modules, including but not limited to decision-making scenarios, simulations, mini-games, wikis, video lessons, e-seminars, etc. Other responsibilities will include coordination and delivery of classroom training as needed.


National Training Initiatives (90%)

· Work with the Director of Training to ensure successful implementation of e-learning project

· Help evaluate & select from e-learning vendors bidding on the e-learning contract

· Review, edit, create, and write materials needed for e-learning modules

· Make sure the e-learning project hits all deadlines and milestones

· Serve as a liaison between the Training team, the consulting organization, and internal staff whose participation is required for the e-learning project

· Actively participate as a contributing member of the Training team

· Deliver training in other regions as needed

Regional Training (10%)

· Facilitate training workshops as needed

· Support training logistics as needed

· Perform other duties as assigned


Commitment to our mission and educational approach. Bachelor’s degree required, Master’s preferred. Understanding of the principles of e-learning instructional design, as well as the principles of adult learning. One-two years’ experience working on an e-learning design & e-learning implementation project. One-two years’ experience delivering interactive, engaging training to adults; excellent facilitation skills required. One-two years’ experience assessing, developing, and maintaining training curriculum and materials. One-two years’ project management experience. Strong writing and editing skills absolutely required. Excellent organizational and communication skills. Positive attitude, sense of humor, and ability to work on a team, as well as independently. Flexible and extremely reliable. Familiar with office technology and software (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, email). Experience working with elementary school children a plus. Bilingual (Spanish/English) a plus. Up to 10% travel required. Occasional weekends required.

E-mail your updated resume and salary requirements to Referrals are Welcome!


Jerome A. Burks
Minority Executive Search
Executive Recruiter
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At 11:42am on October 24, 2007, Meri Walker said…
One more thing, Peg...I'm starting up a podcast through the We Are Teachers network and I would LOVE to interview you about your use of the iPhone with your that something you'd be interested in?
At 11:41am on October 24, 2007, Meri Walker said…
Wow! Thanks for making friends, Peg. I love your page background here. How did you do that? I have graphic background myself but I can't figure out how to change things here on the Ning template...
At 9:01pm on October 23, 2007, Peg V said…
Hi Bianca, Just noticed your comment. Well, have just found a student with an iPhone who is willing to do some experimenting. Still in the planning stage but will keep you informed. Progress is slow as my other technology has been limited.. new computer classroom, new server, NO LCD and NO Screen. Cramping my teaching styles. will be in touch!! Peg ; )
At 7:47am on October 17, 2007, Blanca said…
Hi again Peg.
I left you a comment on one of your discussion forums and I notice here that you work in Falmouth. Do you work with Matt M at all? I am looking to come by for a visit this Fall and perhaps we can catch up if only for a moment! I'd love to see uses in the classroom with the iPhone as well if you are using it.
I'll check out your website for Cape POD Cast in a bit! Regards!
At 2:37pm on September 12, 2007, Aseem Badshah said…
Hi Peg,

Did you get a chance to check out

At 6:29am on September 11, 2007, Peg V said…
check out the new prices!

the 8g is has come down in price to $400 from 600.
I am in my new classroom and yes, I have access. but I do have to pay for my own use and I dont NEED the phone part. GOOD thing is the new ipod video will have wifi.

check out : )
At 4:26am on September 11, 2007, Andrew Robitaille said…
G'day Peg. Nice to meet you. I'm curious to see how you use the iPhone in your classroom. I'm holding out to get one myself. No word yet on when they'll be coming down under. Have fun with your new "toy"!
At 7:41pm on September 10, 2007, Allon Mason said…
Hi Peg... you say that you want "to find new ways to use the technology available to enhance our students' (and we teachers) education as well as becoming more globally connected." That's great and should be every teacher's goal in one way or another. You should definitely check out - it's a useful site for collaborating in academia, between students and between the teacher and the class. I have a few invites left. Let me know if you would like one.
At 5:40am on September 5, 2007, Kim Pericles said…
Hello Peg,
I am a Primary school teacher who enjoys "messing about" with Web 2.0 applications in my classroom. I am not an expertin IT but I do have many years of experiences in the classroom!
Looking forward to sharing what goes on in my room :)

At 2:42pm on August 26, 2007, Aseem Badshah said…
Hi Peg,

I think it is great that you are teaching computer graphics and webdesign at the high school level. Many schools are not doing this and it is becoming an increasingly important skill. I would love to hear your feedback on Maybe we can something up where your students do a project for Scriptovia. It may be cool to have a contest where your students redesign the site. We could send the best design an ipod (or something similiar) and if it a good enough even use it on the live site. My email is if you want to discuss further over email.

At 1:03pm on August 26, 2007, Hans Feldmeier said…
Hi Peg, I see you online. And I´ve tagged your website, okay?
Feel free to check out some blogs
I created a group called DigiSkills about digital teaching methods - the biggest group on C2.0
May I send you an invitation to join:)?
Greetings from Germany
At 12:34pm on August 26, 2007, Stephanie Cheney said…
Hi Peg! I'm also presenting at Mass CUE in November on iPods in Education. Let's chat, my e-mail is:
At 10:48am on August 26, 2007, Kevin said…
I sent an invitiation for you to join Art Snacks, hope to see you and your kids' work soon!
At 10:08am on August 26, 2007, Meg Ormiston said…
I really see the power of Second Life for professional development, and engaging students in authentic learning activities. I would love to match up students with corporations trying to establish themselves in SL and have the students create the environment. At this moment that is not possible, but looking ahead I think we could engage stduents in real learning!
Future thought! In world I am Meg Writer!
At 10:04am on August 26, 2007, Meg Ormiston said…
Welcome to Classroom 2.0 I have enjoyed the many people I have connected with here, glad you have joined the conversation!


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