A Global Project Journey

Classroom Wiki (2005)

K12 Online Conference
Teacher Collaboration
Wiki (2006)

Flat Classroom™ ...
http://gamifi-ed.wikispaces.com
“Working with
people across the
world has challenged
me.”
“The majority of my partners
wanted to contribute
something
mean...
7 Steps to ConnectYour
Classroom

1.CONNECT
2.COMMUNICATE
3.CITIZENSHIP
4.CONTRIBUTE &
COLLABORATE
5.CHOICE
6.CREATE
7.CEL...
Step 1: Connect
“Pull is the ability to
attract people and
resources to you that
are relevant and
valuable, even if you
we...
PULL Technology #1
The RSS Reader
Personal Learning Network (PLN)
Classroom Monitoring Portal (CMP)
Brand Monitoring Porta...
PLN Building Tip #1: RSS Reader

Feedspot (Feedly is also good)
I use Mr. Reader on my ipad
If you liked iGoogle use netvi...
PLN Building Tip #2: Newsmap

www.newsmap.jp
Classroom Monitoring Portal (CMP)
Use netvibes

The Class Monitoring Portal (CMP) p 74
used for a whole project p 77
Brand Tip #1: How to monitor your Brand
• Search Google News
– http://news.google.com
How to monitor your Brand
• Use an RSS Reader to subscribe to searches
– http://news.google.com
Use Social Mention
7 Pull Technologies
1. RSS Reader
2. Tablet-Sized Devices
3. Handheld Devices
4. Social Bookmarking
5. Joining Online Conv...
Teacherpreneurship
“Finnish teachers pick books and customize lessons as they
shape students to national standards… „. In ...
How to find Project
Partners?
#1 Social Networks

3. Where?
How to find Project
Partners?
#2 Established Networks

3. Where?

Location

URL

iEarn

http://www.iearn.org/

ePals

http...
How to find Project
Partners?
#3 Hashtags

3. Where?

Location

URL

#flatclass

Conversations around the principles of
me...
How to find Project
Partners?
#4 Conferences

3. Where?

Location

URL

K12 Online Conference
(online only) - free

http:/...
1) Analyze Your Context
Connect with your Organization
• Local School Policies and
Procedures
• Laws of the State and Nati...
2) Coordinate with Curriculum
• Project Organizers:
– Agree on mandatory
outcomes and
cooperation aspects

• Local Curricu...
Agreeing on core and
optional outcomes with
stakeholders p 45-47
Agreeing on core and
optional outcomes with
stakeholders p 45-47
©Vicki Davis and Julie Lindsay

Taxonomy of global
connection p 54-56
Creating a
Connection
Strategy
p 51- 54
Creating a
Connection
Strategy
p 51- 54
Creating a
Connection
Strategy
p 51- 54
Creating a
Connection
Strategy
p 51- 54
Creating a
Connection
Strategy
p 51- 54
Creating a
Connection
Strategy
p 51- 54
Key Concepts of the Global Classroom
•
•
•
•
•

Teacherpreneurship
Teachersourcing
Community Habits
Connection Mapping
Dua...
P 10-11
Communications in the 21st
Century p 64-67
Step 2: Communicate

Communications in the 21st
Century p 64-67
Digital Citizenship
“…the norms of behavior with
regard to technology use”
Ribble and Bailey

Citizenship Chapter begins
o...
Note

Your Definition CANNOT include
the word “computer”

Citizenship Chapter begins
on p 98
The strongest enemy of cyber criminals
“Educators who
arm their students
with knowledge of
common electronic
crime issues ...
Citizenship Chapter begins
on p 98
Step 3: Citizenship

Technology Access

Map of world‟s Facebook connections Source: Facebook December 2010
Citizenship Cha...
Technical Awareness
You can run into the 21st
Century when you know
how to use 21st century
tools.
P 101
Individual Awareness
“To blindly accept a
website‟s profile settings is
to hand over your digital
destiny.”
P 101
Social Awareness
“The novelty and addictiveness of technology
will harm our relationships and productivity
unless we take ...
Cultural Awareness
 Everyone is not just like me.
 Everyone is like me in some ways.
P 101
Global Awareness
• Different countries have different laws
– Copyright, legal
– Taboo subjects

• Nationality transcends c...
We need to be strong against
online threats








P 102

Identity Theft
Cyberstalking
Viruses,
Malware
Spyware
P...
5 Steps to Internet Safety
1.Stop
2.Screenshot
3.Block
4.Tell
5.Share
P 104-105
How do we keep student participation levels high when in social
networks students tend towards Klossner‟s Theory?

Buildin...
What is co-creation?
Can you have co-creation without the 3 R‟s of global collaboration?

•Receive
•Read
•Respond
P 128-13...
Step 5: Choice

Use Multiple Intelligences as a
Planning Tool

PLACES: Creating a physical environment conducive for learn...
Step 6: Create
P 162-163

Revised 2001 by Lorin Anderson
Why Celebrate?
Step 7: Celebrate
• Ongoing Improvement – Kaizen
• Retrospection
• Closure
• Sense of accomplishment
• Prov...
Ways to Celebrate
PUBLIC

•
•
•
•
•
•
•
•
•
•

Hall of Fame
Best of Project
Award Events
Online School Museum
Press Releas...
Project Celebration: Student Summit
“In addition to the in-class
required assessment for
a global project, it is
advised t...
Some Awesome ways
to collaborate
Let’s look at how you can collaborate and connect
#11 Simulation Environments

http://aic.conflix.org
University of Michigan
www.edmodo.com
Free, blogging, assignments

Top Teaching
• Teaching Helps
• Making Meaning
• Classroom Management
• Findin...
List.ly
http://www.epals.com/
www.iearn.org
Diigo
www.diigo.com

http://www.diigo.com
/list/coolcatteacher/f
antastic-classroomtools

QR Code Generator

http://qrcode...
I am still wondering
about…
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Do you want to collaborate with other classrooms? Do you need to meet standards that require you to have audience and global connections with your students? This presentation includes updated information shared in Flattening Classrooms, Engaging Minds to help you do just that. Presented at AdvancED Wyoming in March 2014 by Vicki Davis @coolcatteacher

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  1. 1. A Global Project Journey Classroom Wiki (2005) K12 Online Conference Teacher Collaboration Wiki (2006) Flat Classroom™ Project (2006-2012) Horizon Project (20072008) Digiteen Project (20072012) Digiteen Island in Open Sim (2008-2010) Arab Israeli Conflict Simulation (2009, 2011, 2013) Flat Classroom Conference – Doha, Qatar (2009) NetGenEd Project (20092013) – with Don Tapscott Flat Classroom Live at ASB Unplugged, Mumbai (2010) India Immersion Project (2010) Eracism Project (2009, 2010, 2011, 2012, 2013) Flat Classroom Conference China 2011 China Immersion Project (2011) Hope for Slaves (2012) Gamifi-ed (2014) Physics of the Future (2014)
  2. 2. http://gamifi-ed.wikispaces.com
  3. 3. “Working with people across the world has challenged me.” “The majority of my partners wanted to contribute something meaningful to the project.” Horizon Project Students http://horizonproject.wikispaces.com Casey tells her story P 29
  4. 4. 7 Steps to ConnectYour Classroom 1.CONNECT 2.COMMUNICATE 3.CITIZENSHIP 4.CONTRIBUTE & COLLABORATE 5.CHOICE 6.CREATE 7.CELEBRATE Part II of the Book covers the steps, p 31
  5. 5. Step 1: Connect “Pull is the ability to attract people and resources to you that are relevant and valuable, even if you were not even aware before that they existed.” Brown, J. S., Davidson, L., & Hagel III, J. (2010). The Power of Pull (Kindle Edition ed.). USA: Basic Books. Loc. 172-73, 183-85. How to build the learning pathway P 41-42
  6. 6. PULL Technology #1 The RSS Reader Personal Learning Network (PLN) Classroom Monitoring Portal (CMP) Brand Monitoring Portal (BMP) Efficient Learning Strategies for the 21st Century Teacher (PLN) p 35-38 CMP p 74, 77 Actions to Develop a Personal Brand in Education p 202-204
  7. 7. PLN Building Tip #1: RSS Reader Feedspot (Feedly is also good) I use Mr. Reader on my ipad If you liked iGoogle use netvibes
  8. 8. PLN Building Tip #2: Newsmap www.newsmap.jp
  9. 9. Classroom Monitoring Portal (CMP) Use netvibes The Class Monitoring Portal (CMP) p 74 used for a whole project p 77
  10. 10. Brand Tip #1: How to monitor your Brand • Search Google News – http://news.google.com
  11. 11. How to monitor your Brand • Use an RSS Reader to subscribe to searches – http://news.google.com
  12. 12. Use Social Mention
  13. 13. 7 Pull Technologies 1. RSS Reader 2. Tablet-Sized Devices 3. Handheld Devices 4. Social Bookmarking 5. Joining Online Conversations 6. Networking Organizations 7. Location Based Apps Pull Learning to help you easily embed learning in your weekly schedule p 36-41
  14. 14. Teacherpreneurship “Finnish teachers pick books and customize lessons as they shape students to national standards… „. In Finland, the teachers are the entrepreneurs," says Mr. Schleicher, of the Paris-based OECD, which began the international student test in 2000.‟ “What Makes Finnish Kids So Smart” The Wall Street Journal By ELLEN GAMERMAN February 2008 http://online.wsj.com/public/article/SB12042535506560199 7.html Teacherpreneurship: Boost learning in the classroom p 45-47
  15. 15. How to find Project Partners? #1 Social Networks 3. Where?
  16. 16. How to find Project Partners? #2 Established Networks 3. Where? Location URL iEarn http://www.iearn.org/ ePals http://www.epals.com/ Skype Education http://education.skype.com/ Global Classroom Project http://theglobalclassroomproject.wordpress. com/ eTwinning (europe online) http://www.etwinning.net
  17. 17. How to find Project Partners? #3 Hashtags 3. Where? Location URL #flatclass Conversations around the principles of merging classrooms and co-creating together #globaled Global education conversations #globalclassroom Conversations around global classroom conversations #edchat Lots of conversations happen on this hashtag in education #mysteryskype Mystery Skype hashtag on Twitter is also a place where you can find partners
  18. 18. How to find Project Partners? #4 Conferences 3. Where? Location URL K12 Online Conference (online only) - free http://k12onlineconference.org/ Global Education http://www.globaleducationconference.co Conference (online only) m/ – free ISTE ($) http://www.iste.org Lots of conferences by curriculum area Look for them!
  19. 19. 1) Analyze Your Context Connect with your Organization • Local School Policies and Procedures • Laws of the State and Nation • Relationships • Site Blocking and Unblocking • Parent Communication & Permissions • Past Experiences • Local Mentors & Advocates for Global Collaboration Guidelines and work habits that support and hold accountable p 45-50
  20. 20. 2) Coordinate with Curriculum • Project Organizers: – Agree on mandatory outcomes and cooperation aspects • Local Curriculum – Standards Alignment – Augmentation of Project on Customized Basis Guidelines and work habits that support and hold accountable p 45-50
  21. 21. Agreeing on core and optional outcomes with stakeholders p 45-47
  22. 22. Agreeing on core and optional outcomes with stakeholders p 45-47
  23. 23. ©Vicki Davis and Julie Lindsay Taxonomy of global connection p 54-56
  24. 24. Creating a Connection Strategy p 51- 54
  25. 25. Creating a Connection Strategy p 51- 54
  26. 26. Creating a Connection Strategy p 51- 54
  27. 27. Creating a Connection Strategy p 51- 54
  28. 28. Creating a Connection Strategy p 51- 54
  29. 29. Creating a Connection Strategy p 51- 54
  30. 30. Key Concepts of the Global Classroom • • • • • Teacherpreneurship Teachersourcing Community Habits Connection Mapping Dual Communication Modalities – Asynchronous – Synchronous
  31. 31. P 10-11
  32. 32. Communications in the 21st Century p 64-67
  33. 33. Step 2: Communicate Communications in the 21st Century p 64-67
  34. 34. Digital Citizenship “…the norms of behavior with regard to technology use” Ribble and Bailey Citizenship Chapter begins on p 98
  35. 35. Note Your Definition CANNOT include the word “computer” Citizenship Chapter begins on p 98
  36. 36. The strongest enemy of cyber criminals “Educators who arm their students with knowledge of common electronic crime issues of the day and teach them the steps to take if suspicious activity is noticed or offenses occur.” P 103
  37. 37. Citizenship Chapter begins on p 98
  38. 38. Step 3: Citizenship Technology Access Map of world‟s Facebook connections Source: Facebook December 2010 Citizenship Chapter begins on p 98
  39. 39. Technical Awareness You can run into the 21st Century when you know how to use 21st century tools. P 101
  40. 40. Individual Awareness “To blindly accept a website‟s profile settings is to hand over your digital destiny.” P 101
  41. 41. Social Awareness “The novelty and addictiveness of technology will harm our relationships and productivity unless we take control.” Flat Classroom Book www.flatclassroombook.com P 101
  42. 42. Cultural Awareness  Everyone is not just like me.  Everyone is like me in some ways. P 101
  43. 43. Global Awareness • Different countries have different laws – Copyright, legal – Taboo subjects • Nationality transcends culture – Every nation has multiple cultures – Never stereotype a nation P 101
  44. 44. We need to be strong against online threats         P 102 Identity Theft Cyberstalking Viruses, Malware Spyware Phishing Pharming Intellectual Property Thieves
  45. 45. 5 Steps to Internet Safety 1.Stop 2.Screenshot 3.Block 4.Tell 5.Share P 104-105
  46. 46. How do we keep student participation levels high when in social networks students tend towards Klossner‟s Theory? Building a vibrant community requires a higher standard of communication between participants and in Flat Classroom global collaboration all participants are expected/required to contribute, collaborate and be visible online. Klossner‟s (2010) 90-9-1 principle Step 4: Contribute & Collaborate P 128
  47. 47. What is co-creation? Can you have co-creation without the 3 R‟s of global collaboration? •Receive •Read •Respond P 128-130
  48. 48. Step 5: Choice Use Multiple Intelligences as a Planning Tool PLACES: Creating a physical environment conducive for learning p 171-173 Vicki A Davis, Cool Cat Teacher 3/3/2014 SPACES: Designing Electronic Spaces for Choice p 173- 186 http://coolcatteacher.blogspot.com 51
  49. 49. Step 6: Create P 162-163 Revised 2001 by Lorin Anderson
  50. 50. Why Celebrate? Step 7: Celebrate • Ongoing Improvement – Kaizen • Retrospection • Closure • Sense of accomplishment • Provide feedback • Cement cooperative learning experiences A thought about Retrospection……. • It would be sad to retire and have it said, “she didn‟t teach 30 years, she taught 1 year 30 times.” The Chapter on Celebration, Kaizen and ongoing school-wide improvement begins on page 215
  51. 51. Ways to Celebrate PUBLIC • • • • • • • • • • Hall of Fame Best of Project Award Events Online School Museum Press Releases Social Media Posts Memorabilia Online Presentations “Awards” Shows Crowdsourced Voting PRIVATE • Participant surveys • Certificates • Personal recognition from administrators • “Popcorn” conversations • Reflection spaces • Journaling • Personal portfolios • DVD Recordings
  52. 52. Project Celebration: Student Summit “In addition to the in-class required assessment for a global project, it is advised that students are able to celebrate and reflect with others from the project, including teachers and students. ” P 266-267 Showcase: The Student Summit in Action
  53. 53. Some Awesome ways to collaborate Let’s look at how you can collaborate and connect
  54. 54. #11 Simulation Environments http://aic.conflix.org University of Michigan
  55. 55. www.edmodo.com Free, blogging, assignments Top Teaching • Teaching Helps • Making Meaning • Classroom Management • Finding Cool Classroom Tools • Building your PLN • Staying positive
  56. 56. List.ly
  57. 57. http://www.epals.com/
  58. 58. www.iearn.org
  59. 59. Diigo www.diigo.com http://www.diigo.com /list/coolcatteacher/f antastic-classroomtools QR Code Generator http://qrcode.kaywa. com/
  60. 60. I am still wondering about…

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