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Your Name and Title:Fran Siracusa, International Programs, Co-DirectorSchool, Library, or Organization Name:Country Day World School 
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Diane Midness replied to Fran Siracusa's discussion Celebrating Diversity: International Day of Peace
"Thank you for your presentation in the 2012 iEARN Virtual Conference and Youth Summit.  Attached is a certificate of appreciation."
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Fran Siracusa replied to Fran Siracusa's discussion Celebrating Diversity: International Day of Peace
"This talk will take place at 3 pm EST on Wednesday, Nov. 14, on the virtual GlobalEdCon.  Any questions, please write to fsiracusa@countrydaylargo.com."
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"Thank you so much for your session proposal for the 2012 iEARN International Conference and Youth Summit! We're please to let you know that your submission has been accepted! Your proposal is now in the "Youth Summit accepted…"
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Profile Information

Title:
Global Education Specialist, Educational Technologist
Organization (if applicable):
Calliope Global
Are You an iEARN Member?
No
Are you a member of TES.com?
No
Location (City or Town):
Clearwater
About Me or Reason for Joining the GEC:
Fran Siracusa, a classroom Spanish teacher for over 20 years, earned her M.Ed. in Educational Technology in 2012. Currently, as the co-founder of Calliope Global, she supports educational teams in meeting the diverse needs of today’s students who will be well-equipped players in the global and creative workforce of the future. Her passions are student-centered learning, global projects, digital literacy, learning space design and World Language study. Having managed a 1:1 middle school iPad program as an early adopter, Fran creates unique opportunities for teachers and students to develop a culture of innovation through the incorporation of digital technologies and sustainable global partnerships.
I am a:
parent, consultant, entrepreneur
Grade Level or Age of Students You Work With (if applicable):
K-12
Web Site (if applicable):
http://calliopeglobal.com
Blog (if applicable):
http://hablamostechnology.blogspot.com/
Global Education Projects Sponsored By You or That You're Involved In (if applicable):
Matone De Chiwit/Drops of Life (Our Blue Earth);
Buncee Buddies Peace Project;
March Math Madness;
Global Holiday Project;
Global Kahoot for Catholic Schools Week;
Global Kahoot for ECGC16;
Conquistadors Connect;
Cardboard Challenge (Caine's Arcade);
Flat Classroom (Building Bridges, Eracism);
Rock Our World;
International Day of Peace;
CREAR volunteer, Costa Rica
Languages Spoken:
English, Spanish
Favorite Education Resources:
Edutopia, ISTE, EdWeek, various blogs
Twitter Name:
@ProfeEdTech
Skype Name:
franlaprofesora

BIO

Fran Siracusa is an Educational Technologist, International Programs Co-Director, World Languages chairperson and Spanish teacher at Country Day World School. She speaks, blogs and consults on Educational Technology, and is particularly passionate about global collaboration and the use of iPad apps and Web 2.0 tools in the K-12 grade World Language, English, and STEM classrooms.

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