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The Teach.us project
Teach.us is a joint project of 8 organisations from different European countries (Germany, UK, Finland, Portugal, Belgium and Lithuania).
Teach.us is a web community for teachers interested in integrating Web 2.0 in classes at school. It aims to support Web 2.0 projects in schools and motivate teachers to use modern Internet technologies in classes.
Basic knowledge, motivation and inspiration of the teacher are key factors when starting innovative educational approaches in classes. Other Web communities on Web 2.0 teaching are often dominated by experienced members. teach.us is a learning community that focuses on beginners, connecting them to advanced learners and experts. This community is a starting point in the world of teaching with Web 2.0. It offers a learning environment for knowledge sharing and communication between beginners and advanced learners.
- Website: http://www.teachus.eu/
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Simon Heid has a degree in Psychology. From 2003 – 2010 he was working as project manager for the Institute for Innovation in Learning at University of Erlangen-Nürnberg, Germany.
Since 2011 he is a freelancer in the field of technology-enhanced learning and project manager in EU-projects. His main area of interest are emerging technologies and how to use them best in formal and informal learning.
Simon Heid has been the coordinator of firstname.lastname@example.org, a two-years project in the frame of the EU Lifelong Learning Programme, setting up a teachers’ online learning community about Web 2.0 implementation in classes.