ePals

What it is ePals?


A global community of connected classrooms - take a tour
• a social learning network
• has built (free) collaborative tools (email, blogs, forums, etc. )

• mentoring and literacy projects

Each month 1500 new school profiles are added. Click here for the ePal's school district directory.

Epals Global Network
Epals school mail
Epals school blog
In2books

How to connect to ePals

http://www.epals.com/

12/14/09
Update: Sandra Roby has been in touch with Julie Martin 877-718-6856 X140. As the administrator, Sandra needs to upload teacher names to ePals, Then student names will be uploaded for the teacher.

Administrator Username: walthamps admin@epals.com

Once the users accounts have been created, they can log in to their accounts from www.epals.com

Administrator's Manual
[[#mce_temp_url#|Teacher's Guide]] (do not print!)

Free and unlimited access to email support team between 8:00 AM to 6:00 PM Eastern Time, Monday through Friday whom can be reached at smsupport@epalscorp.com.

Student Guide
Update 9/2010

The ePals Customer Implementation team will assist us with the activation of our ePals SchoolMail accounts. Contact smsupport@epalscorp.com and they will forward the information required to create the accounts.




ePals SchoolMail for classrooms provide:
  • Monitored Mail for teachers and students
  • Instant Language Translation
  • Virus Checking
  • Anti-Spam Filters
  • Spell-Checker


Join http://www.epals.com/join/email_capture

Terms of Use http://www.epals.com/groups/about/pages/terms-of-use.aspx

Find other classrooms: http://www.epals.com/groups/about/pages/classroom-match.aspx


Examples of using ePals in middle schools:


Examples of ePals blogs:
Science Club http://sites.epals.com/scienceclub/ AZ
6th Grade Literacy http://sites.epals.com/nms6/ (brand new - not set up yet...) CT
7th Grade Literacy http://sites.epals.com/nms/ CT
8th Grade Literacy http://sites.epals.com/nms8/ CT
Bookblog http://sites.epals.com/smslibrary/ CT
Around the World in 80 days http://sites.epals.com/whitin/ MA
The Roman Empire http://sites.epals.com/English6/
Reading Journals Online http://sites.epals.com/raypecrice/ MI
Science Blog http://sites.epals.com/rpsd_dieker/ MI
Class Bog http://sites.epals.com/reynoldsblog/
Ancient Egypt http://sites.epals.com/6Ptech/
Science Blog http://sites.epals.com/caedmonscience/ NY
History Rocks http://sites.epals.com/7Kss/ NY
Henry Hudson's Journey through the eyes of Robert Juet http://sites.epals.com/henryhudson/ NY
Home of Future Seventh Graders http://sites.epals.com/explorer/
Freshwater - A drop in the Bucket http://sites.epals.com/waterways/ one of the more developed blogs
Science Blog http://sites.epals.com/centerscience6/


example of a private blog in ePals http://sites.epals.com/watkinsphysics/


Suggestions for teachers -

coming soon!


Further Reading:


Contact: Rita Oates VP of Education Markets roates@corp.epals.com