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Ludmila Smirnova
Works at Mount Saint Mary College
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Together We Learn More: Creating Communities of Learners
I was presenting at the MoodleMoot Virtual Conference today  on my favorite topic: Creating learning communities in face--to-face and virtual classrooms. It was well received. I enjoyed sharing my experience with interested educators about designing and tea...
I was presenting at the MoodleMoot Virtual Conference today on my favorite topic: Creating learning communities in face--to-face and virtual classrooms. It was well received. I enjoyed sharing my experience with interested e...
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The Less We Teach The More they Learn!
This logo reflects my philosophy of education of future teachers. Since the beginning I designed my lessons with focusing on the learners ' engagement and active participation in different class events. It was hard to do as students are used to be told what...
This logo reflects my philosophy of education of future teachers. Since the beginning I designed my lessons with focusing on the learners ' engagement and active participation in different class events. It was hard to do as s...
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+Ludmila Smirnova Если он говорит вам, что вы радушны
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Summer Research Whirpool
This summer is very busy.  Together with my colleague and friend, Dr. Bojan Lazarevic I wrote a proposal for Summer Undergraduate Research Experience ( SURE ) and invited one of my most recently discovered talents, Veronica Malloy. She was in my spring Scie...
This summer is very busy. Together with my colleague and friend, Dr. Bojan Lazarevic I wrote a proposal for Summer Undergraduate Research Experience (SURE) and invited one of my most recently discovered talents, Veronica Mal...
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The Power of Connection
The Internet provides an opportunity for educators passionate about teaching to get connected, exchange ideas and collaborate. I received a message today from the Community Outreach Specialist of the Fusion Yearbooks Team, Danny Rabara Jr. in regards with m...
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Teacher Training for a New Certification for Teachers
A new system of certification for teachers edTPA caused a lot of controversy and debates. The debate is never ending but the training of teachers needs to be adjusted to this new professional demand. I have been always video-taping teacher candidates and si...
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Agree teacher training need to take  a new direction for the 21st century learning possibilities and needs
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Let me introduce myself. My name is Ludmila Smirnova. I was born and got my education in Russia. I served as Dean of the School of Foreign Languages at Volgograd State Pedagogical University. I came to the U.S. in 2000. I decided to share a video about my digital footprints I created a couple of years ago.  I use myself and inspire teacher candidates at Mount Saint Mary College in all of my classes to use digital tools in designing and teaching their lessons. It works! Starting as "digital immigrants" at the beginning of the semester many of my class participants become "digital natives" by the end of it. I LOVE learning and this is the place to share and exchange! Good luck to all of us in this exciting journey.  Please introduce yourself when you join the community.
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Together We Learn More: Creating Communities of Learners
I was presenting at the MoodleMoot Virtual Conference today  on my favorite topic: Creating learning communities in face--to-face and virtual classrooms. It was well received. I enjoyed sharing my experience with interested educators about designing and tea...
I was presenting at the MoodleMoot Virtual Conference today on my favorite topic: Creating learning communities in face--to-face and virtual classrooms. It was well received. I enjoyed sharing my experience with interested e...
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Summer Research Whirpool
This summer is very busy.  Together with my colleague and friend, Dr. Bojan Lazarevic I wrote a proposal for Summer Undergraduate Research Experience ( SURE ) and invited one of my most recently discovered talents, Veronica Malloy. She was in my spring Scie...
This summer is very busy. Together with my colleague and friend, Dr. Bojan Lazarevic I wrote a proposal for Summer Undergraduate Research Experience (SURE) and invited one of my most recently discovered talents, Veronica Mal...
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Summer Research Whirpool
This summer is very busy.  Together with my colleague and friend, Dr. Bojan Lazarevic I wrote a proposal for Summer Undergraduate Research Experience ( SURE ) and invited one of my most recently discovered talents, Veronica Malloy. She was in my spring Scie...
This summer is very busy. Together with my colleague and friend, Dr. Bojan Lazarevic I wrote a proposal for Summer Undergraduate Research Experience (SURE) and invited one of my most recently discovered talents, Veronica Mal...
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I am Ready! I Love Challenges!
Tomorrow a new semester begins. I will be teaching four courses: methods of teaching science and social studies for elementary school children. I am always anxious to know what teacher candidates will be in my new classes: adventurous, curious, creative, op...
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The training session in the frame of EVO 2015 will be run at
Moodle for Teachers site. You need to register to the site to join the IWE session
Front Page of M4T (Home) · About Moodle for Teachers (M4T) · Sign Up · Sign In · Contact · Courses on M4T · Rent a Moodle Course · Courses on WizIQ · Moodle Practice Area (Roles) · Moodle Practice as Admin & Managers · Mount Orange School · Donations Welcome · IT4ALL Courses · Moodle MOOC 4 June ...
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Welcome to the "International Writing Exchange" (IWE) Community!
 IWE invites EFL teachers around the world who are interested in forming writing communities that will provide their students with a purpose for their writing and creating a community for future projects.  Up to now the current IWE has served as a writing exchange for university and high school senior students, and one of the aims of this EVO session is to create different IWEs to serve a variety of ages, levels of groups through the teachers’ participation and interaction. Teachers who take the session will be creating a unit plan that takes into account all aspects of a writing exchange.
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Education
  • Mount Saint Mary College
    present
  • Ramapo College
  • Moscow Academy of Pedagogical Science
  • Volgograde State Pedagogical University
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Gender
Female
Other names
DrSmirnova
Story
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Educator with global experience and views, Innovator, Life-long Learner, Passionate about teaching with technology
Introduction
I was born, grew up, got education and raised two sons in Russia. I was Dean of School of foreign languages, Ph.D professor, Master's & Ph.D programs supervisor, innovator and school educational initiatives' consultant. In 2000, I came to the USA as an exchange professor and stayed over here for good. I am married to the most intelligent, caring, supportive, and smartest American husband, Michael. I am very happy!
Bragging rights
A mother of two sons, enjoying 3 + expecting 1 grand-children, survived teaching Russian, Dutch, German and American students....
Work
Occupation
Educator
Skills
Innovative methods of teaching, Web 2.0 Technology, Moodle, Smart Board training,
Employment
  • Mount Saint Mary College
    Educator, 2002 - present
    Professor of Education
  • Volgograd State Pedagogical University, Russia
    Dean of School of Foreign Languages, 1977 - 2000
    Oversaw 80 faculty, 500 students; taught English, Pedagogical theory and practice, designed curriculum, supervised Ph. D and Masters dissertations, etc.
  • Secondary School # 17
    Vice-Principal, teacher of English, Arts, 1977 - 1979
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Currently
USA
Previously
Russia - Russia, Germany, Holland, Gr. Britain, Italy,
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1-845-569-3527
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330 Powell Ave. Newburgh, NY