Connecting Your Class To The World

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Tips for connecting your classroom to the world for the purpose of project collaboration.

Tips for connecting your classroom to the world for the purpose of project collaboration.

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  • 1. Connecting Your Class to the World
  • 2. First, Sharpen Your Technology Skills
  • 3. Locate Others in Your School Interested in International Collaboration
  • 4. Encourage Students to Find Global Peers
  • 5. Find a Mentor Join a Network
  • 6. Find a Project
  • 7. Take Time…Learn about • Culture • Language • Country • Region • History • Politics • Religion
  • 8. Make No Assumptions • Slang • Age, sex, socio-economic status • Emotions • Abbreviations • Complex words
  • 9. International • Metric system • 24 hour clock • What season?
  • 10. Why is International Collaboration Important?
  • 11. Helps to Create Multicultural Awareness of Human Experiences Blended Across and Between all Content Areas
  • 12. Issues • School firewalls, blocking software, school policies • Lack of school student email accounts • Conflict in international school calendars
  • 13. Issues • Length of project • Grading of project • Student/teacher project management • Number of participants
  • 14. Ensure Success! • Write and enforce Netiquette policy • Students copy teachers on all email • Contact partner teachers weekly • Create realistic goals and timelines
  • 15. Ensure Success! • Projects no longer than three months • Join projects already in progress • Join projects with two or more schools
  • 16. Websites – Where to Start • Teacher’s Guide to International Collaboration on the Internet (best place to start) http://www.ed.gov/print/teachers/how/tech/internatio • E Pals http://www.epals.com/ • Global School Net http://www.globalschoolnet.org/index.cfm • Global Gateway http:// www.globalgateway.org.uk/ • IEarn http://iearn.org/ (international) • IEarn http://us.iearn.org/ (U.S.)
  • 17. Attribution • Music: Yiourgh by DoKashiteru from http://ccmixter.org/; used in compliance with Creative Commons license http://creativecommons.org/licenses/sampling+