Profile Mary Fanning State: South Carolina City: Columbia Zip Code: 29223 Are you currently teaching? : Yes What grade do you teach?: Elementary/Primary Other: Gifted and Talented How many years have you been teaching?: 13 Years in the USA - before that I taught in England United States Last activity: on 05/04/2016 Joined: on 25/02/2016 Design quotient Research 0pt Idea 22pt Evaluation 7pt Collaboration 22pt Total 51pt Recent contributions (1) Contribution list 'Shopping' for College Taking college advice and information out of school and into the community by providing family drop-in centers where people shop and meet. 5 0 Mary Fanning Updated on 08:32, Mar 21, 2016 Teams (2) View all Recent comments (3) View all link Mary commented on Reinvent Summer Assignments 15:50, Mar 21, 2016 Love this idea! We offer our 2-5 graders an optional summer project (lots of choices including 'create your own project') and the opportunity to showcase their 'products' to their peers an families at the start of the new school year. link Mary commented on 'Shopping' for College 15:28, Mar 21, 2016 That is a great idea. A virtual college tour would be a great addition in making the experience more accessible and familiar. link Mary commented on 'Shopping' for College 15:42, Feb 28, 2016 Thank you for your post. I have just read their ideas - this would certainly make it accessible and less intimidating.