"Hi Rita, have wanted to take part in epals for years, and this year it is! Love the collaboration piece. Is there a permission that parents sign that you can share? Or anyone else? My district doesn't have a general one and my principal wants…"
"My must-have classroom tool is Google Docs - it has transformed my teaching and it is a great way to put students in charge. Students write, share, post and use Google Docs every day. I also use it for students to work with a class in the Dominican…"
"I, too, love this idea and am now receiving your email updates, etc. Is there a possibility to set up skyping into classrooms? Somehow a sign-up for days because you don't want to spend each day doing that. But it would be great to interact…"
"I would be interested in a World Cultures type unit. I teach World Geography which is not usually taught in MS, usually in HS. But if anyone is interested in getting a regions, or cultures unit together, I would be also."
"This is a great question. Primary sources are difficult for students who don't necessarily read newspapers or go to museums, etc. It is also difficult in our classrooms where we don't have much time because of the curriculum. I like to use…"
"I have the book and will begin it the first full week in July and will look at the questions for discussion. I am pretty open in July and am flexible with format. Look forward to looking at what this book has to offer us. Thanks for getting it…"