As they arrive, split around the room, Vicki hand out cultural scavenger hunt items.Anne and Steve help students join network 101_____ - direct students to the proper tables with their teams and bring up ustream_____ - Backchannel chat moderator?
Julie cover introductions.
_____: Ask each school to stand and ask those watching in the backchannel to say their school and where they are from.
Introduce Person “ in charge” of eachBackchannel moderator: Wiki facilitatorNing FacilitatorUstream Facilitator
Before we move into our presentation, let’s get a few things out of the way.
Before we move into our presentation, let’s get a few things out of the way.
Flat Classroom MiniConference at ASB Unplugged - Day 1
As you arrive<br />Sit with your team<br />Boot up your computer (join network 101)<br />Join Backchannel - http://chatzy.com/flatclassroom<br />Start completing “cultural scavenger hunt”<br />
Flat Classroom Workshop @ASB Unplugged February 2010<br />ACTION PROJECT<br />‘Opening Up Education’<br />
Schools<br />Australia: Hawkesdale P12 College<br />China: Beijing (BISS) International School<br />India: Choithram International<br />India: American School of Bombay<br />Korea: Korea International School<br />USA: Mount Carmel Area High School<br />USA: Westwood Schools<br />
Welcome to Real and Virtual Participants<br />Seven Steps to Success:<br />Connect: Ning, Wiki, Ustream, Backchannel<br />Communicate: Blog posts and comments, Wiki discussion, focused backchannel interaction<br />Citizenship: Reliable and responsible online activity<br />Collaborate: Wiki, sharing multimedia<br />Choices: Decide medium and content of presentation delivery<br />Create: Multimedia presentation based on team work<br />Celebrate: Team final presentations, enhanced cultural understanding, global collaboration success<br />
Backchannel<br />“a live chat that accompanies a live presentation”<br />
Google Jockey<br />A person who watches the backchannel and posts information and hyperlinks in response to questions that are posted.<br />
Backchannel Moderator<br />A person who monitors the backchannel chat and informs the speaker of predominant questions and issues arising from the conversation.<br />
Backchannel Netiquette #1<br />Answer with @<br />teachkids: I need help<br />with differentiated instruction.<br />Joanne: I need help with my reading program<br />Hamid: @teachkids I have a great program to share with you.<br />
Backchannel Netiquette #2<br />Answer with @<br />Get a Moderator<br />teachkids: I want to ask Julie a Question.<br />Joanne: I’m the backchannel moderator, type your question in and when it is time, Julie will ask me what is happening in the backchannel.<br />
Backchannel Netiquette 3<br />Answer with @<br />Get a Moderator<br />Be yourself but not a fake<br />teachkids: I want to ask Julie a Question.<br />julielindsay: I’m not really Julie, I just thought it would be fun to impersonate her. <br />
Backchannel Netiquette #4,5<br />teachkids: Anyone know a great blog that helps teachers.<br />julielindsay: @teachkidsI have a blog that I write for teachers, you can find it at http://123elearning.blogspot.com– I also love Jo McLeay’s at….<br />Answer with @<br />Get a Moderator<br />Be yourself but not a fake<br />Be a link dropper<br />Be up front about self promotion<br />
Intercultural Communication<br />Share your culture with other participants<br />Cultural Scavenger Hunt: Venn Diagrams<br />Team Discussion<br />Name sharing: What is the origin of your name?<br />Complete this sentence, “Culture is……..”<br />Share the main thing you have learned in the backchannel<br />http://chatzy.com/flatclassroom<br />
Culture is………. "Culture is the collective programming of the mind which distinguishes one group from another group" (Hofstede)<br />
‘Education’<br />What are the issues and problems with education globally?<br />How can we join classrooms together and be able to learn from each other? <br />What is needed to 'flatten' classroom walls and effect global collaboration? <br />If classrooms are connected, what worthwhile learning activities can take place? <br />
Collaborate or Die!<br />Flat Classroom Projects<br />
Brainstorming Phase<br />Coming up with ideas<br />
Three Phases:<br />Generation of ideas (Ideation)<br />Analyses<br />Action Planning<br />
Our “Problem”<br />Investigate: <br />What is ‘Open Education’ and what opportunities does it present to improve education? <br />How can we join multi-cultural classrooms and utilize ‘open education’ opportunities to improve schools around the world?<br /><ul><li>……Brainstorm
……Plan</li></li></ul><li>Phases of Brainstorming<br />Select 2 recorders: wiki and other method<br />Join the wiki: Find your team wiki and start taking notes<br />http://asbunplugged2010.flatclassroomproject.org/All+Teams<br />
Rules of Brainstorming: Ideation<br />Generate as many ideas as possible<br />Don’t judge, DON’T CRITICIZE!<br />Think creatively, BE WILD<br />Combine and adjust ideas<br />Expand, delete, consolidate, substitute, reverse, make analogies, make problem bigger or smaller<br />Brainstorm responses<br />Recorders note EVERYTHING!<br />Discuss terms that are unclear<br />You will get a 2 min. warning<br />GOAL: AS MANY IDEAS AS POSSIBLE<br />
Our “Problem”<br />Investigate: <br /><ul><li>What is ‘Open Education’ and what opportunities does it present to improve education?
How can we join multi-cultural classrooms and utilize ‘open education’ opportunities to improve schools around the world?
……Plan</li></li></ul><li>Plan<br />Go to your team wiki page<br />Plan by completing the form<br />Plan your pitch<br />… Each person should speak about the topic idea<br />… Name of project<br />… Summary of project<br />… Getting ready for your pitch today<br />
The Perfect Pitch<br />Selling Your Vision to Stakeholders<br />Leader: Vicki Davis<br />
Story of the Starfish<br />It mattered to “that one”<br />
How do you “pitch?”<br />WIIFM – What’s in it for me?<br />
3 parts of your presentation<br />“Hook” (i.e. the starfish story)<br />Body<br />The “Close” (what you want them to do)<br />If you have 3 points, you can have 3 hooks!!!<br />Each person on team should have this format!<br />
Analysis<br />How will you pick the best ideas?<br />What are your criteria for selection?<br />Select three ideas that are your best<br />Outline steps needed to implement<br />List forces (situations, people, events) that work for or against implementation of the events<br />You will get a 5 min. warning<br />GOAL: Selection of ONE idea that will be your group’s focus! Start thinking of a name!<br />
Get ready to present<br />Thursday<br />1:30-3:00 pm Team Project: Development of Team Project Pitch<br />3:00 – 3:30pm Preparation for “the Pitch” to educators<br />3:30-4:30 pm – Pitching to 3 groups of educators<br />4:30 – 5:00 pm – Debriefing and Prep forTomorrow<br />
What's Next?<br />Day 2 - Friday<br />8:30: Leave ASB for field trip to other schools<br />12:00: Lunch<br />13:00 Compelling Digital Stories (Bernajean)<br />14:00: Team Project: Development of Final Presentation<br />16:00: Flat World Solutions to 'Opening Up Education'<br />17:00 Debriefing and Reflection<br />17:30 Students meet host families for dinner<br />
What's Next?<br />Day 3 - Saturday<br />Teams break into 2 strands<br />STRAND 1: Flat Learning Action Talks: 'F.L.A.T.s'. Max 5 min.<br />STRAND 2: Flat Classroom, Flat World: Production of a Powerful Flat Classroom Closing Ceremony including a 'Keynote' video for NetGenEd Project<br />
Telling a Compelling Story with a Compelling Presentation<br />Leader: Bernajean Porter<br />