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  • 1.
    • As you arrive, type in the chat where you are from.
    • On this page, write the benefits or problems with global collaborative projects (using one word)
  • 2. The Imperative for Global Collaborative Projects By Vicki Davis , Teacher, Westwood Schools, Camilla, GA Commentary by Julie Lindsay, Teacher, International School –Dhaka Bangladesh Future of Education Conference George Siemens, Facilitator
  • 3. http://horizonproject.wikispaces.com/Social+Networking
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  • 5. ISTE SIGTel TeleLearning Award 1 st place 2007 2006 Edublog Award Best Wiki
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    • “ The weakness is that if there is a problem, and you e-mail them, they can just ignore the email, or they can just do their own thing and not listen to what you ask of them.”
    • Student in the Horizon Project
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    • “ When you say ‘collaboration,’ the average forty-five-year-old thinks they know what you’re talking about – teams sitting down, having a nice conversation with nice objectives and a nice attitude. That’s what collaboration means to most people.”
            • Eric Schmidt, CEO, Google
            • Wikinomics p 18
  • 9. 8 ½ pound bass from the “wrong” side of the boat He caught it! He held it.
  • 10. Have we?
  • 11. “ the ability to integrate the talents of dispersed individuals is becoming the defining competency for managers and firms.” Tapscott, Wikinomics , p 12 “ the key engine of wealth creation in the economy” Tapscott, Wikinomics “ One of the most profound shifts transforming business and society…” Nick Donofrio, IBM “ I am convinced… [that the genesis of new collaboration platforms] will be remembered in time as one of the most important turning points in the history of mankind . Thomas Friedman The World is Flat , p 92
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    • 40,000+ hits ● 109 pages ● 58 students (5 countries)
    • 48 videos ● 6 peer review classrooms (5 countries)
    • 9 TOTAL Countries represented
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  • 15. Observers (Judges, Researchers, Press, Ning)
  • 16. Taken with permission from Student Reflections Westwood Schools Horizon Project 5/26/07
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  • 18. Taken with permission from Student Reflections Westwood Schools Horizon Project 5/26/07
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  • 21.
    • I think that global collaborative projects are viable in my school:
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      • No
          • Vote the check for yes or the X for no.
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  • 23. The Inner Game of Tennis
  • 24. Remove the obstacle. (p) Be the obstacle. (i)
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    • “ Mass collaboration can empower a growing cohort of connected individuals and organizations to create extraordinary wealth and reach unprecedented heights in learning and scientific discovery.”
        • Don Tapscott, Wikinomics , p 15
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    • “ If we are wise we will harness this capability to create opportunities for everyone to carefully steward the planet’s natural resources.”
        • Don Tapscott, Wikinomics , p 15
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    • “ But the new participation will also cause great upheaval, dislocation, and danger for societies, corporations, and individuals that fail to keep up with relentless change.”
        • Don Tapscott, Wikinomics , p 15
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