Business/Technology

RRC Instructor’s Technology Initiative Draws Recognition from Microsoft

February 2, 2012 • Written by

Microsoft Corporation has recognized a Red River College instructor for using technology to forge social and cultural connections between high school students in Winnipeg and their counterparts in northern Manitoba.

Teacher Education instructor Eva Brown (shown) served as head of the Technology department for the River East Transcona School Division, for whom she developed a collaborative, cross-cultural exchange between Grade 12 students from River East Collegiate and Grade 11 students from Charles Sinclair School on the Fisher River Cree Nation.

The project, entitled Building Global Opportunities Together — Anywhere, Anytime, was developed under Microsoft’s Innovative Teacher initiative, and was showcased at a global conference in Washington, D.C., last November.

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