• model collaborative knowledge construction by engaging in learning with students, colleagues, and others in face-to-face and virtual environments

The facebook group I created below will allow members of my education committee for the Suffern Farmers' Market to collaborate in a social networking environment along side our face-to-face meetings.

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Next fall, students in my humanities class at Suffern Middle School will participate in a Second Life virtual island experience, in which they, as avatars, will build knowledge about government together. Student will also build knowledge of government away from the screen as they work in small groups
in the classroom.



Suffern Summer School students answered the question, "What is local?" on etherpad.com as part of my lesson on climate change and local food on July 15, 2009.

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