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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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Featured Projects and eLibrary Spotlights in September

By Sara Zimmerman      September 28, 2010 -- 02:46 PM
Featured ProjectseLibrary Spotlights
We look for resources and projects that go the extra mile. Featured Projects are authored by one or more My eCoach members using our Universal Builder. They have multiple activities, images, resources, links, embedded files and Web 2.0 tools, standards, tags, and more. When you login to My eCoach ...   more...
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Upcoming Conferences and Events

By Sara Zimmerman      September 28, 2010 -- 02:45 PM

  • The 2010 CRSTE Global Symposium will be held evenings and weekends for nine days, from October 16 - 24, 2010, to pursue and explore this notion of worldwide collaboration among professional educators. Online and free.
  • The 2010 Global Education Conference will be held November 15 - 19, 2010, online and free. Sessions will be held in multiple time zones and multiple languages over the five days.  They are now accepting proposals for presentations.
  • One Day Earth On October 10, 2010 (10.10.10), across the planet, documentary filmmakers, students, and inspired citizens will record the human experience over a 24-hour ...   more...
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Free Webinars for Educators

By Sara Zimmerman      September 28, 2010 -- 02:44 PM
Webinars are a convenient way to participate and gain professional development without the hassle of flights and travel details. Here are a handful of upcoming FREE webinars for educators:
Comments: 1   Last Comment By Andres  November 8, 2010 -- 07:09 PM

September's Educational News, Grants and Updates

By Sara Zimmerman      September 28, 2010 -- 02:43 PM
Noteworthy updates from the educational community


Grants, Contests and Resources
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Eco friendly schools go paperless

By Sara Zimmerman      September 28, 2010 -- 02:38 PM
Educators have been taught to create worksheets and print everything. Look at all the paper in the trash or recycling bin at your school by the end of the day. The first thing you can do is rethink how you use paper and why. Before you print out your email or type up your lesson plan to print, consider the following facts about paper. [Source]
  • The United States wastes approximately 749 pounds of paper a year... per person. That would be one tree per person... if all trees were 18 inches around and 100 feet tall. 
  • Each ton of recycled paper saves 17 trees, 7,000 ...   more...
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