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Welcome to the NECC Leadership Symposium wikispace! Let's use this space for discussion, collaboration and creativity. Please begin by providing your bio, contact info, and the brief overview of your presentation (a copy of the one you sent to Sherry Bosch at ISTE will work fine for openers!). Hey btw, wasn't 50 words or less challenging! *grins*
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NAME Presentation overview
Peggy Sheehy
"This lesson will demonstrate what standard-based learning that supports the NETS looks like within the virtual world of Teen Second Life. The “Body Image” project will be highlighted and the advantages of the virtual platform will be modeled and discussed. Creativity and Innovation strands addressed. "
Julie Lindsay
"As part of a Flat Classroom simulation participants will take the role of student and overview the requirements of the global project. This includes how NETS is implemented in developing communication strategies, addressing digital citizenship, refining research skills, collaborative publishing and sharing multimedia within an authentic, real-world scenario."
Telannia Norfar
Logic incorporated is a fictional corporation inside the Norfar classroom. It is a consulting firm specializing in solving mathematical problems. Students are math consultants who work in teams to solve real life problems. Participants get to explore how corporate principals are applied to classroom learning through the PTO project.


Jim Carleton and Mali Bickley
We will be doing the same presentation in two areas. Our presentation will focus on participants using the on line "Zerofootprint" Carbon Calculator. This incredible web tool measures participants carbon footprints based on a series of questions. Participants can also set goals along the way to reduce their carbon footprint. We will also show how this tool can be used to analyse and compare data to cohorts, communities, and countries. Our objective it to show how this tool can be used to link groups of classes so they can work collaboratively to reduce their collective carbon footprint, and essentially have a positive impact on the environment.