This game is easy – what was the first thing you did in Teachers Engage. Did you reply to a discussion, or were you a bold newbie and started your own? Use your What Matters: Communications page and/or your Content and Activity tabs in your profile to find your earliest contribution to the community.
Reply to this discussion with the URL and a brief description of your memory of your landmark inaugural contribution to the community. Replying will enter you in the drawing, and the prize will be revealed after the official game kickoff tonight.
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OH, gosh...I'm pretty sure my first activity was responding to adiscussion in a group. I was at my senior trainer training and we got to use the community In its infancy.
I remember one thing I was pleased about was that I would be able to consolidate several logins. Prior to the inception of the community, I had a confusing number of Intel logins for various areas.
Now I check into engage pretty much daily and see what's going on!
I also believe that I was responding to a discussion group. I know I have asked for ideas and resources many times and always gathered a great list to search with teachers.
I also remember the various logins that we had to use. That was so confusing.
I check into teachers engage at least 3 times a day and even more often when I get an email about a certain topic
It looks like my first activity was responding to a discussion group on Feb 5, 2010 (http://engage.intel.com/thread/1973). I remembered feeling a bit overwhelmed and confused as I was trying to take everything in and figure out where I was headed. Thankfully things are much better now and I love what Intel has to offer to educators!
My first activity was responding to a discussion group on Sep 23,2011 (Re: Have you facilitated an Elements Course?). I asked some questions and got very useful answers from Shelley Shott.
My first post was on Nov 29, 2010 at 8:00 PM responding to a discussion about Cyber Safety- Teacher Use of Social Media It was one of our first assignments in our TechnoScientists group. It was the first of many discussions I was a part of. I loved how quick and easy it was to respond and have others respond to me.
My first participation in the community happened on December 13, 2008 at 3:58 PM. I responded to the Intel Administrator's Post: Are Online Communities Rocking Your World?. At the time, Online Communities were beginning to take off and it was an excellent discussion to be part of. (By the way, I think this was only the second discussion that had been created in the Engage Community.)
Great game Marshal,
I have to flash back (rather searched out) in 2010 on Mar 16, 2010 1:36 AM and came up with this link http://engage.intel.com/docs/DOC-2444
It is my first post at engage community. Today, when I reviewed it it seems childish to me as I have learned a lot of new techniques to improve my abilities as a teacher. And process of learning is still going on....
Hi my first activity with Teacher Engage was, when we have our training at Indonesia that was 2009. Theresa Maves created a group page for us to post our plan on delivering Elements course in our country. I was amazed that we can work on a document online marivic rosales edited some our strategies to be implemented in our country after the training.(Philippines_Facilitation Recommendations)
Oh by the way I remember during that first use of the Engage, we were so happy to see that we earned points when we post documents or discussion ( I really asked myself what is the use of this points system:)) now I know its part of the recognition system here in this community and earn badge:)
In 2009, I use my laptop to join discussion now am using my mobile phone:) so from keyboard now its touchpad:) what technology tool will i use in 2019?:)
I first joined the community in May of 2009. I can trace my first contribution to 3 June 2009. I posted details of the engineering module, Design and Discoveryhttp://engage.intel.com/docs/DOC-1762 . I was involved in adapting the existing American model to suit the Irish curriculum.
The first thing I ever did in the Engage Community was to post a reply to a message. It was my first ST Summit. My, how this Community has grown over the years. It truly has become the place I go to first to find information about "the latest and greatest" in Educational Technology.
My first contribution to the Engage Community was the Help Us Help You Win an Ultrabook discussion. Everyone was asked to explain how an Ultrabook would help them in teaching. Technology discussions are always nice.
One of my early posts was about a training assignment with a lot of challenges. I post my "Fortunately/Unfortunately" essay in a discussion called Stories from the Front Lines - Share your training stories
This two week experience included an earthquake, sink holes, hail, and flash floods to name a few of the challenges. Oh the memories!
I responded to a comment of Eric's (above), as he was, accidentally, "in" the wrong course. Like Eric, I was in Vanessa's TechnoSci group, and we enrolled in an online class with her (which was great by the way). We started using Engage after Ning started charging... :/ but, glad and very thankful for the new opportunities the Engage site brought us.
Hi Everyone - Thanks very much for all of the enthusiasm and participation! The thread is now closed, and we'll be drawing a winner early this week. We will post the name of the winner in this thread, and if you win you'll receive a follow up message from me via email or community private message.