Creating Virtual Connections with Asia <ul><li>“ Creating a Global Media Center” </li></ul><ul><li>Thursday, May 5, 2011, ...
Honor Moorman <ul><li>[email_address] </li></ul><ul><li>honormoorman  </li></ul><ul><li>(on Twitter, Diigo & YouTube) </li...
The International School of the Americas San Antonio, Texas www.neisd.net/isa <ul><li>Asia Society’s </li></ul><ul><li>Int...
Japan Fulbright Memorial Fund Teacher Program <ul><li>http://www.iie.org/en/Programs/JFMF </li></ul>
Takayama Nishi High School
Honor Moorman and Geoff McPherson join Takayama Nishi  partners Hiromi Shimoya and Chitoshi Kawakami in Washington, DC.
 
 
 
 
 
 
“ The Bug Project”
 
Takayama students show charts and graphs of their findings.
Takayama students discuss reports.
 
https://sites.google.com/site/japaneseexchange/
The C’s of 21 st  Century Learning <ul><li>Connect </li></ul><ul><li>Communicate </li></ul><ul><li>Collaborate </li></ul><...
Cultural   Understanding Adapted from “collaborate-communicate-connect” CC by langwitches on Flickr
The 5 C’s by Holly Arida <ul><li>Cross-Cultural Competence:  the ability to maneuver in a number of cultures </li></ul><ul...
Global Awareness Partnership for 21 st  Century Skills http://www.p21.org/   ISTE’s NETS Standards http://www.iste.org/sta...
“ Global awareness instruction . . .” CC by Scott McLeod on Flickr
“ Expand your Global Connections” CC by langwitches on Flickr
Flat Classroom TM  Projects http://www.flatclassroomproject.net/
7 Steps to Flatten Your Classroom <ul><li>Connect </li></ul><ul><li>Communicate </li></ul><ul><li>Citizenship </li></ul><u...
Flat Classroom Project TM  2010
CC by Shareski on Flicker
CONNECT Adapted from “you be my witness” CC by Kalense Kid on Flickr
© Vicki Davis
© Vicki Davis
© Vicki Davis
Teacher Collaboration Toolkit <ul><li>Schedule coordinator (Timebridge) </li></ul><ul><li>Shared calendar (Google Calendar...
Student Collaboration Toolkit <ul><li>Collaborative Writing & Editing (Wikispaces) </li></ul><ul><li>Educational Networkin...
CC by langwitches on Flickr
Free Tools for  Communication & Collaboration “ Herramientas – Tools” CC by karramarro on Flickr
“ Skype Jobs” CC by langwitches on Flickr
Video Conferencing (Skype) <ul><li>Skype in the Classroom:  http://education.skype.com/ </li></ul><ul><li>Skype for Educat...
More Skype <ul><li>Around the World with 80 Schools:  http://aroundtheworldwith80schools.net/ </li></ul><ul><li>Silvia Tol...
“ Obligatory Wiki Photo” CC by cogdogblog on Flickr  “ Wiki” is the Hawaiian word for “quick”
Wikis (Wikispaces) <ul><li>Wikis in Plain English: http://www.commoncraft.com/video-wikis-plain-english </li></ul><ul><li>...
Globally Connected Teaching and Learning Cycle <ul><li>Choice – Explore Examples & Get Inspired! </li></ul><ul><li>Connect...
Connect All Schools http://www.connectallschools.org/
The Global Education Collaborative http://globaleducation.ning.com/
Additional Communities for Global Classroom Connections <ul><li>Weblist:  http://weblist.me/global-connections </li></ul><...
A Step-by-Step Guide to  Global Collaborations <ul><li>Define Project Goals </li></ul><ul><li>Develop Explicit Expecations...
The Global Education Conference http://www.globaleducationconference.com/
Julie Lindsay <ul><li>E-Learning Coordinator, Beijing International School </li></ul><ul><li>Co-founder of the Flat Classr...
Forthcoming book from Julie Lindsay and Vicki Davis <ul><li>Flattening Classrooms, Engaging Minds: Move to Global Collabor...
“ stop collaborate listen t-shirt” CC by cambodia4kidsorg on Flickr
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    1. 1. Creating Virtual Connections with Asia <ul><li>“ Creating a Global Media Center” </li></ul><ul><li>Thursday, May 5, 2011, 8:00AM </li></ul>
    2. 2. Honor Moorman <ul><li>[email_address] </li></ul><ul><li>honormoorman </li></ul><ul><li>(on Twitter, Diigo & YouTube) </li></ul><ul><li>hmoorman (on Skype & Slideshare) </li></ul>
    3. 3. The International School of the Americas San Antonio, Texas www.neisd.net/isa <ul><li>Asia Society’s </li></ul><ul><li>International Studies </li></ul><ul><li>Schools Network </li></ul><ul><li>http://asiasociety.org/education-learning/international-studies-schools-network </li></ul>
    4. 4. Japan Fulbright Memorial Fund Teacher Program <ul><li>http://www.iie.org/en/Programs/JFMF </li></ul>
    5. 5. Takayama Nishi High School
    6. 6. Honor Moorman and Geoff McPherson join Takayama Nishi partners Hiromi Shimoya and Chitoshi Kawakami in Washington, DC.
    7. 13. “ The Bug Project”
    8. 15. Takayama students show charts and graphs of their findings.
    9. 16. Takayama students discuss reports.
    10. 18. https://sites.google.com/site/japaneseexchange/
    11. 19. The C’s of 21 st Century Learning <ul><li>Connect </li></ul><ul><li>Communicate </li></ul><ul><li>Collaborate </li></ul><ul><li>Cultural Understanding </li></ul>
    12. 20. Cultural Understanding Adapted from “collaborate-communicate-connect” CC by langwitches on Flickr
    13. 21. The 5 C’s by Holly Arida <ul><li>Cross-Cultural Competence: the ability to maneuver in a number of cultures </li></ul><ul><li>Collaboration: the ability to work with others over transnational boundaries </li></ul><ul><li>Connectedness: the ability to relate to other cultures and people </li></ul>
    14. 22. Global Awareness Partnership for 21 st Century Skills http://www.p21.org/ ISTE’s NETS Standards http://www.iste.org/standards.aspx
    15. 23. “ Global awareness instruction . . .” CC by Scott McLeod on Flickr
    16. 24. “ Expand your Global Connections” CC by langwitches on Flickr
    17. 25. Flat Classroom TM Projects http://www.flatclassroomproject.net/
    18. 26. 7 Steps to Flatten Your Classroom <ul><li>Connect </li></ul><ul><li>Communicate </li></ul><ul><li>Citizenship </li></ul><ul><li>Contribute & Collaborate </li></ul><ul><li>Choice </li></ul><ul><li>Create </li></ul><ul><li>Celebrate </li></ul>
    19. 27. Flat Classroom Project TM 2010
    20. 28. CC by Shareski on Flicker
    21. 29. CONNECT Adapted from “you be my witness” CC by Kalense Kid on Flickr
    22. 30. © Vicki Davis
    23. 31. © Vicki Davis
    24. 32. © Vicki Davis
    25. 33. Teacher Collaboration Toolkit <ul><li>Schedule coordinator (Timebridge) </li></ul><ul><li>Shared calendar (Google Calendar) </li></ul><ul><li>Collaborative planning (Google Docs) </li></ul><ul><li>Discussion board (Google Group) </li></ul>
    26. 34. Student Collaboration Toolkit <ul><li>Collaborative Writing & Editing (Wikispaces) </li></ul><ul><li>Educational Networking (Ning or Edmodo) </li></ul><ul><li>Video Sharing (Ning or Vimeo) </li></ul><ul><li>Synchronous Meetings & Presentations (Elluminate or Skype) </li></ul>
    27. 35. CC by langwitches on Flickr
    28. 36. Free Tools for Communication & Collaboration “ Herramientas – Tools” CC by karramarro on Flickr
    29. 37. “ Skype Jobs” CC by langwitches on Flickr
    30. 38. Video Conferencing (Skype) <ul><li>Skype in the Classroom: http://education.skype.com/ </li></ul><ul><li>Skype for Educators: http://www.skypeforeducators.com/index.html </li></ul><ul><li>Skype in Schools: http://skypeinschools.pbworks.com/ </li></ul><ul><li>Video Conferencing tools and resources: http://digitallyspeaking.pbworks.com/w/page/17791583/Videoconferencing </li></ul>
    31. 39. More Skype <ul><li>Around the World with 80 Schools: http://aroundtheworldwith80schools.net/ </li></ul><ul><li>Silvia Tolisano’s images/resources: http://www.flickr.com/photos/langwitches/sets/72157625820681647/ </li></ul><ul><li>50 Awesome Ways to Use Skype in the Classroom: http://www.teachingdegree.org/2009/06/30/50-awesome-ways-to-use-skype-in-the-classroom/ </li></ul>
    32. 40. “ Obligatory Wiki Photo” CC by cogdogblog on Flickr “ Wiki” is the Hawaiian word for “quick”
    33. 41. Wikis (Wikispaces) <ul><li>Wikis in Plain English: http://www.commoncraft.com/video-wikis-plain-english </li></ul><ul><li>Educational Wikis: http://educationalwikis.wikispaces.com/home </li></ul><ul><li>Best Educational Wikis from Edublogs 2010 Awards: http://edublogawards.com/2010awards/best-educational-wiki-2010/ </li></ul><ul><li>Wikispaces for Educators: http://www.wikispaces.com/content/for/teachers </li></ul>
    34. 42. Globally Connected Teaching and Learning Cycle <ul><li>Choice – Explore Examples & Get Inspired! </li></ul><ul><li>Connect – Join a Community </li></ul><ul><li>Communicate – Find a Partner/Group </li></ul><ul><li>Collaborate – Make a Plan Together </li></ul><ul><li>Create – Make it Happen </li></ul><ul><li>Celebrate – Share Your Story & Inspire Others! </li></ul>
    35. 43. Connect All Schools http://www.connectallschools.org/
    36. 44. The Global Education Collaborative http://globaleducation.ning.com/
    37. 45. Additional Communities for Global Classroom Connections <ul><li>Weblist: http://weblist.me/global-connections </li></ul><ul><li>Custom Search Engine: http://tinyurl.com/globally-connected-classrooms </li></ul>
    38. 46. A Step-by-Step Guide to Global Collaborations <ul><li>Define Project Goals </li></ul><ul><li>Develop Explicit Expecations </li></ul><ul><li>Develop a Communication Structure </li></ul><ul><li>Determine Assessment Methods </li></ul>from “A Step-by-Step Guide to Global Collaborations,” Kim Cofino, Always Learning , December 20, 2007 http://kimcofino.com/blog/2007/12/20/a-step-by-step-guide-to-global-collaborations/
    39. 47. The Global Education Conference http://www.globaleducationconference.com/
    40. 48. Julie Lindsay <ul><li>E-Learning Coordinator, Beijing International School </li></ul><ul><li>Co-founder of the Flat Classroom Project </li></ul><ul><li>Member of ISTE Board of Directors </li></ul><ul><li>Member of advisory board for Horizon Report </li></ul><ul><li>Chair, International Educator Advisory Board, Global Education Conference </li></ul>
    41. 49. Forthcoming book from Julie Lindsay and Vicki Davis <ul><li>Flattening Classrooms, Engaging Minds: Move to Global Collaboration One Step at a Time </li></ul>
    42. 50. “ stop collaborate listen t-shirt” CC by cambodia4kidsorg on Flickr
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