Cross-Classroom Collaboration (ECOO 2009)

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Cross-Classroom Collaboration (ECOO 2009)

  1. 1. Cross-Classroom Collaboration
  2. 2. Objectives <ul><li>Finding the right partner based on your professional comforts </li></ul><ul><li>Matching your comforts to project ideas </li></ul><ul><li>Tools that enable a collaboration project with the right partnership </li></ul>
  3. 3. One group / partnership that was negative. One group / partnership that was positive. What was your comfort level (with people, content, etc.)? What was your comfort level (with people, content, etc.)?
  4. 4. What do you want to learn?
  5. 5. Online Literature Circle & Blog Ben Hazzard Joan Badger Calgary Seattle Korea
  6. 6. http://benhazzard.com/?p=42
  7. 8. Online Literature Circle & Blog Ben Hazzard Joan Badger Calgary Seattle Korea
  8. 9. Innovators Laggards
  9. 10. Lots of sites BUT … <ul><li>Aren’t we more than just a grade level or physical location? </li></ul>
  10. 12. Joan Badger Alec Couros Tammy Bryant Katie Morrow Tom Barrett Jess McCulloch Lisa Creech Bledsoe Development Panel
  11. 13. Finding a Partner
  12. 14. Comforts
  13. 15. Connectivity Comfort
  14. 16. How much comfort do you feel with technology? <ul><li>Low - do not use basic communication technology (e.g., do not use email). </li></ul><ul><li>Some - use basic communication technology (e.g., email, internet pages). </li></ul><ul><li>Medium - use most communication technology (e.g., comfortable with VOIP, commenting on webpages, instant messaging). </li></ul><ul><li>Advanced - creates opportunities for communicating online (e.g., blogs, webpages, podcasts, video conferencing). </li></ul>
  15. 17. Connectivism <ul><li>Stephen Downes </li></ul><ul><li>George Siemens </li></ul><ul><li>A Virtual Convener </li></ul>
  16. 18. Constructivist Comfort
  17. 19. How much comfort do you feel with active learning? <ul><li>Low - delivers information from teacher to student. </li></ul><ul><li>Some - uses some active learning strategies to engage students within delivered information. </li></ul><ul><li>Medium - provides frequent opportunities for students to explore predetermined frameworks. </li></ul><ul><li>High - creates inquiry and discovery based classroom. </li></ul>
  18. 20. Constructivism <ul><li>Practitioner Understanding </li></ul><ul><li>≠ </li></ul><ul><li>Theoretical Understanding </li></ul>
  19. 21. Collaborative Comfort
  20. 22. How often have you collaborated with other classrooms? <ul><li>Low - first cross classroom collaboration. </li></ul><ul><li>Some - collaborated 1-3 times with other classrooms. </li></ul><ul><li>Medium - collaborated 4-6 times with other classrooms in different schools. </li></ul><ul><li>Advanced - collaborated 7+ times with other classrooms in different schools. </li></ul>
  21. 23. Collaboration <ul><li>Experiences Vary </li></ul><ul><li>BUT </li></ul><ul><li>Frequency Matters </li></ul>
  22. 24. Matching Partners and Projects
  23. 25. TECHNOLOGY ADVANCEMENT HAS PRECEDED UNDERSTANDING http://www.flickr.com/photos/8107002@N03/3121816803/
  24. 26. Comforts
  25. 27. Constructivism Comfort Lower Higher Collaboration Comfort Lower Higher
  26. 34. What if? <ul><li>French </li></ul><ul><li>Rural & Northern </li></ul><ul><li>Provinces </li></ul>

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