GEC News - September 2009

Greetings, GEC members! I'm pleased to report that we now have over 2100 members in the Global Education Collaborative. Even more opportunities exist to connect with other educators around the world! New members in the last month hail from South Africa, Qatar, Canada, Australia, the Phillipines, China, the Czech Republic, Brazil, Denmark, Mexico, Colombia, the U.K, Uganda, Ghana, Pakistan and El Salvador. As the US school year resumes, we also have a slew of new members from the U.S including Puerto Rico. I'm thrilled with our growth; please keep inviting your friends and colleagues to our community. Important Announcements: *Global Awareness Panel on the Future of Education webinar series is scheduled for September 10, 2009 at 7 PM CST. Several GEC members will be discussing their work and implications for 21st century skills. For more info, visit: *There are about 15 new projects listed on the GEC spreadsheet: . Please add your own projects or update your current listings. *Don't forget to follow the GEC on Twitter. I tweet new discussion forum posts as they happen. *If you are interested in education research and open education resources, please join another project with which I am involved: *I'm looking to organize a group of first grade teachers (student ages 5-6) interested in exchanging info with other classes. Leave a message in the GEC if interested. *If you are looking to explore links related to global education, check out our Diigo group: Thanks for your continued support and I hope many of you join in the September 10th webinar! Lucy Gray GEC Founder

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    FYI, the webinar will be archived and I'll post a link to it in case you cannot make it. For those of you who are who missed the time of the event, it is scheduled for 7 PM Central Time on September 10.

    Here's a world clock that gives you an idea of the time differences if you are in another time zone:
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