Please read about the opportunity below. Thank you.
The following districts currently have the capability to access Internet2 opportunities:
Please review each opportunity to ensure it aligns with your district’s instructional goals and board of education policies.
For technical support, please contact Tim Murphy, Coordinator of the ESBOCES Distance Learning Program, at email@example.com or at (631) 218-4156.
For professional development and program questions, please contact Darlene Roces, Coordinator of the Model Schools Program, at firstname.lastname@example.org or at (631) 288-9568.
Title: Virtual Global
Purpose: Students and teachers from participating classes will develop a classroom project which addresses issues that are important to both them and the broader world. Project ideas include but are not limited to:
v Music Around the World
v Finding Truth in Media
v Cost/Benefit of Energy Source Development
v One Earth – Yours, Mine, Ours?
v Immigration – How Do We “Solve” the Problem? Lessons in Cultural Understanding
Students will use Internet2/NYSERNet resources and other appropriate resources and technologies to research important issues facing today’s students in the global community as well as to connect with experts from around the world. The culmination of this experience will be a statewide interactive Global Summit presentation, using Internet2, on March 23, 2011. All work will align to 21st Century student standards as defined by ISTE.
Proposed timeline: Early Fall 2010 – March 23, 2011
Grade: recommended 6-12
Cost: None to districts listed above.
How to get involved:
District administrators and interested teachers are invited to join the Suffolk RIC and the Eastern Suffolk BOCES Model Schools Program at an overview meeting. Please register at http://webreg.esboces.org.
Monday, September 13th
3:30 – 4:00 PM
*Please log on to Elluminate at 3:20 PM.
We are offering the meeting using an online system called Elluminate. This option requires the attendee to have access to an online computer with a microphone and a webcam. To join as a Participant, use the link below and type in your name on the sign in page:
Model Schools Program
MLP Registrations: http://webreg.esboces.org
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