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Marsha Johanning: Featured Member February 2013

By Barbara Bray      July 23, 2013 -- 07:54 AM


Marsha Johanning  Marsha Johanning

  Library/Media Specialist,
  Mentor, Teacher

  Grades 2-5, Sullivan Elementary

  Sullivan, MO


Marsha has been a member of My eCoach since 2009. She works in a mid-sized elementary school where she tries to make the library the hub of her school by creating a comfortable inviting place that both students and staff like to be. Being a Library/Media Specialist, her teaching environment includes both text and technology. As well as working directly with students, Marsha also does technology teacher trainings, sets up programs, and helps solve difficulties ...   more...

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Featured Projects Examples from 2012

By Barbara Bray      December 22, 2012 -- 11:30 AM

Teachers are amazing. We continue to be surprised by the quality of projects teachers create in My eCoach. Here are a few examples of projects we featured over the last few months.

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Featured Member August 2012

By Barbara Bray      August 7, 2012 -- 09:04 PM


 Donna Blanton

  Elementary Teacher

  Pinellas Park Elementary

  Pinellas Park, Florida

   


Donna was introduced to My eCoach via a science grant for a collaboration project in 2006. She was so intrigued with the capabilities My eCoach had to offer to create teacher and student friendly websites that she incorporated My eCoach into all areas of her curriculum.


Donna creates surveys, blogs, quizzes, a classroom webpage and projects that include web-based learning units. Donna is always looking to keep up with todays’ demands in the ever-changing ...   more...

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Featured Member July 2012

By Barbara Bray      August 7, 2012 -- 11:03 AM


Russ Knopp

My eCoach member since 2006, 6th grade teacher, GenYes Teacher, Tech Coordinator, Waitsburg Middle/High School, Waitsburg, WA

 

Russ ran class teams for his 6th grade classes and GenYes students at the high school. Check out this site for his students:

 

Learners for Life

 

Russ just retired June 2012 after teaching 45 years. Russ taught most grade levels, coached basketball, was on the Board of Directors for the school district, was a middle and elementary school principal, and went back to the classroom to teach 6th grade and GenYes students. His daughter wrote ...   more...

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Featured Member June 2012

By Barbara Bray      August 7, 2012 -- 10:59 AM

 

Roxanne Clement, Featured Member June 2012

 

Library/Media Specialist, Mentor, Reading Specialist, Teacher, Technology Coordinator, Grades K-6, Bay Farm School, Alameda, CA    


Roxanne has been a member of My eCoach since 2004 and continues to use My eCoach for many of her projects, surveys, blogs, and websites. ...   more...

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Case Study: Madison Middle School, Oakland USD

By Barbara Bray      May 10, 2012 -- 09:15 AM

Bill of Rights Project

 

Oakland Unified School District is an urban district that is trying everything they can to stop students from dropping out. Madison Middle School is in East Oakland with a determined principal who wants to make a difference in their children’s lives.

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Teachers were working hard and test scores were improving, but students were not motivated to learn. The lessons needed to be more rigorous and engaging. The teacher turnover rate was too high. The principal, Dr. Lucinda Taylor, not only wanted to increase student achievement and improve student engagement, she wanted to ...   more...

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Current My eCoach Projects

By Sara Zimmerman      October 19, 2010 -- 05:36 PM
Individuals and groups are regularly using My eCoach, with many users returning to realize the benefits of their lifetime memberships. Below are some exciting projects currently happening in My eCoach:
  • Mid-Pacific Institute in Honolulu, Hawaii teachers are including inquiry and project-based learning in their lessons. Barbara worked with an amazing team of facilitators who guided 15 teams of 8-10 teachers to create public service announcements about their school. Read more...
  • Madison Middle School in Oakland, CA is creating exciting learning environments where teachers participate in job-embedded ...   more...
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Featured Projects and eLibrary Spotlights in October

By Sara Zimmerman      October 19, 2010 -- 05:35 PM
Featured Projects eLibrary Spotlights    more...
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Request Feedback from your eCoach

By Barbara Bray      September 28, 2010 -- 03:11 PM
You are creating a website, lesson, or project with My eCoach’s Universal Builder and you need help. If you are part of a team and have an eCoach, you can now request feedback on each and any page you are working on.

You get a pop-up with your eCoach(es). Choose one and send request for help. All communication between you and your eCoach is private and confidential. Only you and your eCoaches can see your comments and the eCoach replies.

When you receive a comment, you get a message in My eCoach and an email notification if you set that up in your settings. You can also see a comment icon next ...   more...
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June's Featured Projects and Spotlights

By Sara Zimmerman      June 10, 2010 -- 11:22 AM
Featured Projects
eLibrary Spotlights
We look for resources and projects that go the extra mile. Featured Projects are authored by one or more My eCoach members. They have multiple activities, images, resources, inks, embedded files, standards, and more. When you login to My eCoach and visit eLibrary Spotlights in the eLibrary, you will access additional activities, vocabulary, extension ...   more...
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Educational News, Grants and Updates

By Sara Zimmerman      October 27, 2009 -- 10:38 AM
Noteworthy information from the educational industry
Teachers with computers
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Ongoing Programs and Projects

By Barbara Bray      November 21, 2008 -- 12:31 PM
San Diego County Office of Education’s Leadership Services continues to provide AB 430 training for California principals. Melissa Hunt, Director, with the support of eCoaches Cynthia Sistek-Chandler and Ward Smith, set up one leadership team for over 400 principals who have participated in the training.


Stanford University’s Bay Area Foreign Language Program (BAFLP) with support from their eCoach Marcelo Leal has set up five more teams including BAFLP Leaders, an ELD Strand, and Mandarin Strand. Example project from Kathleen Rooney:
Ideas for Incorporating Technology in the Foreign Language Classroom....   more...
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