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Fern Tavalin


Fern Tavalin is the executive director of the WEB Project, Inc. ( She was one of the prime conceivers and developers of the federal technology innovation grant The WEB Project: Creating a WEB of Evidence. Tavalin specializes in project-based learning, using collaborative inquiry as a process for improvement, and offers experientially based summer multimedia institutes to teachers. Her concepts about educational technology and applied learning have been formally translated into a pragmatic design called Applied Learning Studios ( She also specializes in developing systems of collaborative online inquiry. Contact Tavalin at 270 Putney Mountain Road, Putney, VT 05346; phone: (802) 387-4277; e-mail:

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