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Rita Oates
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Words kids most frequently use in cyberbullying

Started Mar 29, 2012 0 Replies

My buddy Patrick is collecting the "bullying phrases" or insults that kids say to each other for a research project on cyberbullying.Could you contribute some text that kids say or write to each…Continue

Tags: hate, hurt, hurtful, spiteful, harmful

This year, put your school on the map: Add a global dimension to your teaching

Started this discussion. Last reply by Rita Oates Sep 19, 2011. 2 Replies

As an educator, you know quite a few things, including:1) Students become better readers and writers when they practice authentically, not just doing an assignment for the teacher or filling out…Continue

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Vice President, Education Markets, ePals
About Me
* currently VP of education markets at ePals, Inc., the largest and fastest growing online community of K12 teachers and students in 200 countries, with many terrific free offerings for K12 schools and for use in teacher education
* formerly ed tech director, Miami-Dade County Public Schools, fourth largest school district in US (350,000 students, 350 schools); while there received several multi-million dollar co-development grants that resulted in award winning products: Steps to English Language Learning (Jostens) and Choosing Success (CCC) and FIPSE grant for infusion of technology planning, training and use in elementary schools.
* chair and associate professor, Educational Computing and Technology, Barry University (graduate program)
* president, Oates Associates, consulting firm in ed tech, school reform, and communications
* author of 10 books and about 100 articles about technology in education
* founding editor, Internet Strategies for Education Markets, a Heller Report, covering the early days of the Internet used in K12, higher education and home markets
* platform speaker about Microsoft products for schools and use at home with children in Family Technology Night program
* education editor, VIEWTRON, first US online service with color and graphics
* assistant professor, University of Alabama
* high school teacher, language arts and journalism, and publications adviser, three KS high schools (KCK, Shawnee Mission, Alma)
* editor of special publications, Phi Delta Kappa, education society

Education
* BS, news-editorial journalism, University of Kansas, with honors
* BS, curriculum and instruction, language arts, University of Kansas, with honors
* Masters, journalism, Indiana University
* PhD, mass communication, Indiana University. Majors were Educational applications of print, video and computer-based communication and Media and public policy

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