Suffern Middle School in Virtual Worlds

A running account of the process of the proposal, acquisition, development and integration of a virtual presence for education at Suffern Middle School, Suffern, New York, USA.

Suffern Middle School in Virtual Worlds

Entries from November 21, 2008

“Of Beetles and Angels” by Mawi Asgedom.

November 21, 2008 · No Comments · Musings

I sat in on a pod-discussion of 8th graders who are reading, “Of Beetles and Angels” by Mawi Asgedom. [7:43]  Ballesty SMSTeacher: thanks for sitting in, I told them you complimented their discussion and the other groups were saying, ” Why didn’t she sit in on our discussion?!”  I love when they compete for praise […]

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Tear Down That Wall, Mrs. Sheehy!

November 19, 2008 · No Comments · Musings

The meeting was last Friday- the answer was yes!  Once again the vision of my Superintendent, Dr. Robert MacNaughton and  and the  prudent support of my mentor,  James Yap paid off in another leap  into  21st century learning for Ramapo Central Schools.  We are now ready to open our islands to collaborative teamwork with other […]

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