I found out that my E-pal has a new address, so she never received any of my messages.
I have received my first letter from my E-pal. She has a new address and I didn't know it, so that has been [the reason for] the delay!
Teacher E-pals were supposed to use electronic dialoguing to share ideas and resources.
Toward the end of the year, the teachers at both schools would prepare a videotaped presentation that would finally allow the students to see and hear their E-pals. Video exchanges, class trips, pictures, and cultural items can personalize such collaborative learning projects.
The bigger problem began when communication between the teacher E-pals did not go as planned.
Meanwhile, communication between the principal E-pals had begun and was going well.
Limited communication between the teacher E-pals was eventually established and the students were assigned E-pals.
As of late January, all of the students in the local school still had not heard from their E-pals for the first time, as indicated by the following local teacher's journal entries:
In February, the local teachers decided to begin the literature response dyads even though many students still had not heard from their E-pals. They brainstormed a short list of possible books, which they faxed to the partner school.