U.S. Teachers Win at Microsoft Partners in Learning 2012 Global Forum

In the lovely setting of the Prague Castle, five teachers from Florida, Michigan and Washington state were among 21 awarded global recognition for their innovative work in the classroom. These educators, part of Team USA mentioned here last week, took home prizes in the categories: cutting edge use of technology, collaboration and Educator’s Choice. The…

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Reflections in Pictures: Partners in Learning 2012 Global Forum

Here are some images from the past few days from the Microsoft Partners in Learning 2012 Global Forum in Prague. It has been an inspiring 3+ days. My post earlier this week shared a little about “Team USA” and the projects they brought to this global event. These photos will give you a sense for…

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Microsoft Partners in Learning 2012 US Forum Finalists

This post has been updated on 8/21/12 to include links to each winning project on the Microsoft Partners in Learning Network where each project includes a video overview and classroom resources. I’ve also updated with pictures of these proud teachers! Last night at the Gala Awards celebration we announced 16 educators from California, Colorado, Florida,…

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Guest post: “Don’t be afraid to be awesome today”

This is one of the occasional guest posts that happen here at @TeachTec. Today it’s my pleasure to feature educator Kim Sivick (@ksivick), a technology coordinator at Springside Chestnut Hill Academy in Philadelphia, PA. Consider the title of this post: “Don’t be afraid to be awesome today.” Give yourself a few moments to let that…

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Guest post: One Teacher’s Point of View and Reflection

Starting today I am hosting a bi-weekly guest post series from Microsoft Partners in Learning US Forum alumni. The intent is to hear from educators who have experienced this unique professional learning forum and to share their experiences, reflections and practical tips for others who are considering applying to the 2012 US Forum. A special,…

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