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Susan McLester
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Cricket Media and Smithsonian Launch 2016 3rd Annual Global Folklorist Challenge

Hello everybody,It's back to school time and this wonderful project based learning activity helps students get in touch with the folks who helped shape their communities and cultures, and also…Continue

Started Aug 10

Smithsonian-Cricket Media Global Kids Invention Challenge

Hello everybody,This year the Smithsonian-Cricket Media Kids Invention Challenge focuses on solutions to real-world health problems. It's such a great---and fun!---project-based learning activity.…Continue

Tags: project-based, learning, health, global, invention

Started Feb 2

ePals Launches New Version of Global Education Platform

Hi folks,Just wanted you all to know that Cricket Media has put out a new and improved, still free, version of their safe global education platform, ePals. This is such a great way to open up your…Continue

Tags: ELL, professional, development, connections, projects

Started Jan 14

ePals and Smithsonian Launch Global Junior Folklorist Challenge

Hello all,I wanted everybody to know about this challenge from ePals and the Smithsonian which invites kids to explore and share information about their cultures. This project, which also teaches the…Continue

Tags: project-based, technology, video, podcast, learning

Started Apr 2, 2014

 

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Cricket Media and Smithsonian Launch 2016 3rd Annual Global Folklorist Challenge

Hello everybody,It's back to school time and this wonderful project based learning activity helps students get in touch with the folks who helped shape their communities and cultures, and also teaches them important communications skills such as interviewing and video editing.Anyway, I hope you can help us get the word out. Last year's winners were from India, Thailand, the US and a host of other countries.Please visit Cricket Media:…See More
Aug 10
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Cricket Media and Smithsonian Launch 2016 3rd Annual Global Folklorist Challenge

Hello everybody,It's back to school time and this wonderful project based learning activity helps students get in touch with the folks who helped shape their communities and cultures, and also teaches them important communications skills such as interviewing and video editing.Anyway, I hope you can help us get the word out. Last year's winners were from India, Thailand, the US and a host of other countries.Please visit Cricket Media:…See More
Aug 10
Susan McLester posted a discussion

Smithsonian-Cricket Media Global Kids Invention Challenge

Hello everybody,This year the Smithsonian-Cricket Media Kids Invention Challenge focuses on solutions to real-world health problems. It's such a great---and fun!---project-based learning activity. Please help spread the word.Thanks!See More
Feb 2
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ePals Launches New Version of Global Education Platform

Hi folks,Just wanted you all to know that Cricket Media has put out a new and improved, still free, version of their safe global education platform, ePals. This is such a great way to open up your classroom to the world. Once I have some new user stories, I will share with you all. (I've attached the release).Happy New Year!Susan McLestersusan@mclestercontent.comSee More
Jan 14
Susan McLester's discussion was featured

ePals and Smithsonian Launch Global Junior Folklorist Challenge

Hello all,I wanted everybody to know about this challenge from ePals and the Smithsonian which invites kids to explore and share information about their cultures. This project, which also teaches the authentic journalism skills of interviewing, shaping stories and more, is a great way to keep kids engaged and learning as we bring the school year in for a landing. Deadline is May 26th, 2014.  Details are in the attached press release and entry forms are here:…See More
Apr 2, 2014
Susan McLester posted a discussion

ePals and Smithsonian Launch Global Junior Folklorist Challenge

Hello all,I wanted everybody to know about this challenge from ePals and the Smithsonian which invites kids to explore and share information about their cultures. This project, which also teaches the authentic journalism skills of interviewing, shaping stories and more, is a great way to keep kids engaged and learning as we bring the school year in for a landing. Deadline is May 26th, 2014.  Details are in the attached press release and entry forms are here:…See More
Apr 2, 2014
Susan McLester's discussion was featured

Global Kids Invention Challenge

Hello all,I just wanted to give you a heads up about this competition that gets kids around the world involved in identifying and solving real-world problems. The Smithsonian-ePals Invent It Challenge offers K-12 kids a chance to touch lives and even get their inventions patented.One past winner is a 13-year-old boy who invented a hands-free vehicle for transporting refugees fleeing conflict and famine. He was inspired by news stories of Somalian parents having to leave their kids by the side…See More
Jan 17, 2014
Susan McLester posted a discussion

Global Kids Invention Challenge

Hello all,I just wanted to give you a heads up about this competition that gets kids around the world involved in identifying and solving real-world problems. The Smithsonian-ePals Invent It Challenge offers K-12 kids a chance to touch lives and even get their inventions patented.One past winner is a 13-year-old boy who invented a hands-free vehicle for transporting refugees fleeing conflict and famine. He was inspired by news stories of Somalian parents having to leave their kids by the side…See More
Jan 17, 2014

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Title:
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Organization (if applicable):
McLester Content, Consulting & PR
Are You an iEARN Member?
No
Location (City or Town):
Berkeley, CA
About Me or Reason for Joining the GEC:
Hi, I'm an ed tech industry consultant and journalist. I like to stay abreast of news and issues and participate in discussions about education on a global level.
I am a:
consultant, other
Web Site (if applicable):
http://www.mclestercontent.com
Global Education Projects Sponsored By You or That You're Involved In (if applicable):
The ePals Global Community and the ePals-Smithsonian Global Kids Invention Challenge.

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