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Congratulations to our Scholarship Winner

By Barbara Bray      February 24, 2010 -- 02:16 PM
Congratulations to Cathy Keck, Technology Integration Specialist at the Academy of Notre Dame, in Pennsylvania for winning our Leadership Scholarship! Her school is a private, college-prep, all-girls academy for grades 6-12 in the suburbs of Villanova, PA. Cathy teaches grades 6-9 and help the faculty integrate technology into their curriculum and hold technology wokshops for faculty development.

Her major challenge is finding time! Cathy teaches classes so her time with the faculty is limited. She was looking for an online community that can support and aid in faculty training and collaboration: ...   more...
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Follow the Winter Olympics 2010

By Barbara Bray      February 23, 2010 -- 10:33 PM
Did you watch the Olympics or follow the events?

Go to Winter Olympics 2010 for activities we did as we watched the Olympics. This helps one learn about it, think about it, show what you know, and whatís next. One section gives many how-to videos that you just have to check out.

Hereís one that I never thought Iíd want to learn about:
How to land from 50 feet in the Air


The central focus of this project is actually access, content reading skills, response to content, organization and synthesis of information, and development of deeper understandings. The author also wanted to create a site for her students that shows how to ...   more...
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New Universal Builder Themes

By Barbara Bray      February 23, 2010 -- 08:24 PM
We have been busy creating new themes for lessons or websites using our Universal Builder. Several organizations using our teams requested different themes for projects, ePortfolios, and lessons so we went to work. Some themes will be exclusive for select teams and available soon for those teams only.
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New UB Lite for Free members

By Barbara Bray      February 15, 2010 -- 03:59 PM
If you are a Free member, you can now use our Universal Builder Lite Version (UB Lite) where you can quickly create a one page lesson or website. Everyone who signs up to My eCoach, even Free members, has a lifetime membership to My eCoach. Free members do not have access to the Universal Builder but now can Go to Toolkit to Builders to Universal Builder and can access UB Lite.


Free members, click Create New and you can...


  • create and publish one page to the Internet

















  • combine the features of a website builder and blog
  • access some of our tips and handouts
  • choose from a few of our themes
























  • add text, files, and images
  • embed Web 2.0 tools
  • allow commenting and cloning





















If you are a 30 day trial member, you can access all of the features. After that, try our new UB Lite and see if itís enough for you to use. Remember you can publish a lesson a day quickly. Free members are not able to clone any projects or templates, nor use our survey or the quiz builder. If you want these features, then upgrade.

Our members who have full memberships can use the Full Version and clone this WRL Template to create a one page lesson plan.

We continue to try to meet your needs and look for ways for you to have a great experience while you are in the My eCoach community. Enjoy!    more...
Comments: 1   Last Comment By Edward Woolbert  March 3, 2010 -- 10:08 AM

Looking for My eCoach Gifts and Stuff?

By Barbara Bray      February 9, 2010 -- 08:04 PM

Some of our members have asked us to create a store with our new logo - so we did. Now you can get yourself or a gift for a friend a shirt, children's organic shirts, onesies, messenger bag, prints, teddy bear, tote bag, journal, gift cards, postcards, and even a mug with our logo.











Check out our new My eCoach Online Store today!



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