Jim Pedrech

Jim Pedrech

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    More About Me

    • Website
      http://pedrech.wordpress.com/
    • Native Language
      English
    • Other Languages
      English
    • Started Teaching
      2003
    • Age Level
      Ages 14-18
    • Categories
      Reading and Writing / Technology / History / Gaming / Digital Literacy
    • Guest Speaker Expertise
      -writing online courses (history) -designing video games with/for students (grammar, journalism, history, Shakespeare) -Minecraft (Shakespeare, history, media literacy) -study of literature in 21st centry My website (with games); http://pedrech.ca/ My blog: https://pedrech.wordpress.com/

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    Skype-a-Thon 2018 Participant

    Skype-a-Thon 2018 Participant

    Skype-a-Thon 2018 Participant
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    Thank you for celebrating learning without borders by participating in the global Skype-a-Thon!

    Skype Global Learning Expert

    Skype Global Learning Expert

    Skype Global Learning Expert
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    You’re now a Skype Global Learning Expert! You’ve participated in 20 Skype session including 5 international sessions.

    Microsoft Innovative Educator Expert 2018-2019

    Microsoft Innovative Educator Expert 2018-2019

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    Congratulations for being selected as an MIE Expert for 2018-2019!

    Microsoft Innovative Educator Fellow 2018-2019

    Microsoft Innovative Educator Fellow 2018-2019

    Microsoft Innovative Educator Fellow 2018-2019
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    You've earned the badge for educators who have demonstrated and built strong MIE Expert or Trainer achievements and can dedicate more time to work with Microsoft and educators to transform classroom learning.

    Skype-a-Thon 2017 Participant

    Skype-a-Thon 2017 Participant

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    Thank you for celebrating learning without borders by participating in the global Skype-a-Thon!

    Mystery Skype Explorer 5+

    Mystery Skype Explorer 5+

    Mystery Skype Explorer 5+
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    Congrats on hitting your first Mystery Skype Explorer milestone! You’ve participated in 5 Mystery Skype sessions.

    Microsoft Innovative Educator Expert 2017-2018

    Microsoft Innovative Educator Expert 2017-2018

    Microsoft Innovative Educator Expert 2017-2018
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    Cheers! You have been selected as an MIE Expert and received this recognition for your thought leadership in innovative learning with technology and your desire to amplify your reach and voice to all educators.

    Twitter Promoter

    Twitter Promoter

    Twitter Promoter
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    Teaching Sustainable Development Goals

    Teaching Sustainable Development Goals

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    Awarded for passing the Teaching Sustainable Development Goals course.

    Showcase School

    Showcase School

    Showcase School
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    Congrats! Your school has been selected as a Microsoft Showcase School because it has demonstrated a commitment to embracing technology to transform education and improve learning outcomes for students.

    Educator Community Influencer

    Educator Community Influencer

    Educator Community Influencer
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    Your contributions are making a difference. You've earned the Educator Community Influencer badge for referring others or sharing content within the community and earning 12500 points.

    Microsoft Innovative Educator Fellow 2017-2018

    Microsoft Innovative Educator Fellow 2017-2018

    Microsoft Innovative Educator Fellow 2017-2018
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    You've earned the badge for educators who have demonstrated and built strong MIE Expert or Trainer achievements and can dedicate more time to work with Microsoft and educators to transform classroom learning.

    Oceans Month Campaign 2017 Participant

    Oceans Month Campaign 2017 Participant

    Oceans Month Campaign 2017 Participant
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    Thank you for joining the Skype in the Classroom Oceans Month campaign 2017. This badge is awarded to educators taking part in one of the Oceans Month lessons during the campaign and recognising your commitment to innovative teaching.

    Microsoft Research Partner

    Microsoft Research Partner

    Microsoft Research Partner
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    Awarded to schools that have elected to become Microsoft Research Partners and participate in research that will better inform the development of Microsoft solutions to support the unique needs and educational content of the educator community.

    Skype Enthusiast

    Skype Enthusiast

    Skype Enthusiast
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    Here’s to you Skype Enthusiast! Congrats on having 10 Skype sessions.

    Skype Miles Traveled 25,000

    Skype Miles Traveled 25,000

    Skype Miles Traveled 25,000
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    You’re really starting to circumnavigate the globe now! Congrats on traveling 25,000 virtual miles.

    Schooled

    Schooled

    Schooled
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    Thank you for sharing your expertise! You've earned the Schooled badge for creating your first Lesson Plan.

    Literacy Campaign 2017 Participant

    Literacy Campaign 2017 Participant

    Literacy Campaign 2017 Participant
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    Thank you for joining the Skype in the Classroom Literacy campaign 2017. This badge is awarded to educators taking part in one of the literacy lessons during the campaign and recognising your commitment to innovative teaching.

    Global Learner

    Global Learner

    Global Learner
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    You've completed your first Skype Lesson call, Congrats! You’re on your way to making great global connections.

    Facebook Promoter

    Facebook Promoter

    Facebook Promoter
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    Thanks for sharing with your social network, Facebook Promoter! You've earned a badge for posting one thing from the Microsoft Educator Community to Facebook.

    Skype Explorer

    Skype Explorer

    Skype Explorer
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    You’ve become a Skype Explorer by completing 5 Skype sessions. Cheers!

    Educator Community Contributor

    Educator Community Contributor

    Educator Community Contributor
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    Thank you for sharing! You've earned the Educator Community Contributor badge for contributing to the community and earning 8000 points.

    Skype-a-Thon 2016 Participant

    Skype-a-Thon 2016 Participant

    Skype-a-Thon 2016 Participant
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    Thank you for celebrating learning without borders by participating in the global Skype-a-Thon!

    Skype Miles Traveled 5,000

    Skype Miles Traveled 5,000

    Skype Miles Traveled 5,000
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    You’re off to a great globe-trotting start with 5,000 Skype Miles traveled.

    Skype Host

    Skype Host

    Skype Host
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    Thank you for contributing your time to our community! You’ve earned the Skype Host badge for hosting your first Skype Guest Speaking Session or Skype Lesson.

    Add Sway to Profile

    Add Sway to Profile

    Add Sway to Profile
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    You're really bringing your profile to life! Great work on adding a Sway to your profile.

    Skype Virtual Adventurer

    Skype Virtual Adventurer

    Skype Virtual Adventurer
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    Cheers to you Virtual Adventurer! You’ve completed your first Skype Virtual Field Trip.

    Skype Ready

    Skype Ready

    Skype Ready
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    You’re Skype ready! You’ve filled out your Skype in the Classroom and you’re ready for global adventures.

    Skype-a-Thon Participant

    Skype-a-Thon Participant

    Skype-a-Thon Participant
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    Thank you for celebrating learning without borders by participating in the global Skype-a-Thon!

    Hack the Classroom Participant

    Hack the Classroom Participant

    Hack the Classroom Participant
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    You’re dedicated to transforming your classroom and discovering latest trends in education! Here’s to you for participating in Hack the Classroom.

    Microsoft Innovative Educator Fellow 2016-2017

    Microsoft Innovative Educator Fellow 2016-2017

    Microsoft Innovative Educator Fellow 2016-2017
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    You've earned the badge educators who have demonstrated and built strong MIE Expert or Trainer achievements and can dedicate more time to work with Microsoft and educators to transform classroom learning.

    Profile All-Star

    Profile All-Star

    Profile All-Star
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    Cheers to you for creating a great profile! You’ve earned the Profile All-Star badge for filling out your profile and letting us learn a little more about you.

    Microsoft Innovative Educator Expert

    Microsoft Innovative Educator Expert

    Microsoft Innovative Educator Expert
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    Cheers! You have been selected as an MIE Expert and received this recognition for your thought leadership in innovative learning with technology and your desire to amplify your reach and voice to all educators.

    Certified Microsoft Innovative Educator

    Certified Microsoft Innovative Educator

    Certified Microsoft Innovative Educator
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    You've earned the designation for educators who are passionate and committed to empowering learning through technology in their classrooms by earning 1000 points.

    Community Member

    Community Member

    Community Member
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    Congratulations on joining the Microsoft Educator Community and earning the Community Member badge.