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Virtual Connections with Asia Virtual Connections with Asia Presentation Transcript

  • Creating Virtual Connections with Asia
    • “ Creating a Global Media Center”
    • Thursday, May 5, 2011, 8:00AM
  • Honor Moorman
    • [email_address]
    • honormoorman
    • (on Twitter, Diigo & YouTube)
    • hmoorman (on Skype & Slideshare)
  • The International School of the Americas San Antonio, Texas www.neisd.net/isa
    • Asia Society’s
    • International Studies
    • Schools Network
    • http://asiasociety.org/education-learning/international-studies-schools-network
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  • Japan Fulbright Memorial Fund Teacher Program
    • http://www.iie.org/en/Programs/JFMF
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  • Takayama Nishi High School
  • Honor Moorman and Geoff McPherson join Takayama Nishi partners Hiromi Shimoya and Chitoshi Kawakami in Washington, DC.
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  • “ The Bug Project”
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  • Takayama students show charts and graphs of their findings.
  • Takayama students discuss reports.
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  • https://sites.google.com/site/japaneseexchange/
  • The C’s of 21 st Century Learning
    • Connect
    • Communicate
    • Collaborate
    • Cultural Understanding
  • Cultural Understanding Adapted from “collaborate-communicate-connect” CC by langwitches on Flickr
  • The 5 C’s by Holly Arida
    • Cross-Cultural Competence: the ability to maneuver in a number of cultures
    • Collaboration: the ability to work with others over transnational boundaries
    • Connectedness: the ability to relate to other cultures and people
  • Global Awareness Partnership for 21 st Century Skills http://www.p21.org/ ISTE’s NETS Standards http://www.iste.org/standards.aspx
  • “ 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
    • Connect
    • Communicate
    • Citizenship
    • Contribute & Collaborate
    • Choice
    • Create
    • Celebrate
  • 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
    • Schedule coordinator (Timebridge)
    • Shared calendar (Google Calendar)
    • Collaborative planning (Google Docs)
    • Discussion board (Google Group)
  • Student Collaboration Toolkit
    • Collaborative Writing & Editing (Wikispaces)
    • Educational Networking (Ning or Edmodo)
    • Video Sharing (Ning or Vimeo)
    • Synchronous Meetings & Presentations (Elluminate or Skype)
  • 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)
    • Skype in the Classroom: http://education.skype.com/
    • Skype for Educators: http://www.skypeforeducators.com/index.html
    • Skype in Schools: http://skypeinschools.pbworks.com/
    • Video Conferencing tools and resources: http://digitallyspeaking.pbworks.com/w/page/17791583/Videoconferencing
  • More Skype
    • Around the World with 80 Schools: http://aroundtheworldwith80schools.net/
    • Silvia Tolisano’s images/resources: http://www.flickr.com/photos/langwitches/sets/72157625820681647/
    • 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/
  • “ Obligatory Wiki Photo” CC by cogdogblog on Flickr “ Wiki” is the Hawaiian word for “quick”
  • Wikis (Wikispaces)
    • Wikis in Plain English: http://www.commoncraft.com/video-wikis-plain-english
    • Educational Wikis: http://educationalwikis.wikispaces.com/home
    • Best Educational Wikis from Edublogs 2010 Awards: http://edublogawards.com/2010awards/best-educational-wiki-2010/
    • Wikispaces for Educators: http://www.wikispaces.com/content/for/teachers
  • Globally Connected Teaching and Learning Cycle
    • Choice – Explore Examples & Get Inspired!
    • Connect – Join a Community
    • Communicate – Find a Partner/Group
    • Collaborate – Make a Plan Together
    • Create – Make it Happen
    • Celebrate – Share Your Story & Inspire Others!
  • Connect All Schools http://www.connectallschools.org/
  • The Global Education Collaborative http://globaleducation.ning.com/
  • Additional Communities for Global Classroom Connections
    • Weblist: http://weblist.me/global-connections
    • Custom Search Engine: http://tinyurl.com/globally-connected-classrooms
  • A Step-by-Step Guide to Global Collaborations
    • Define Project Goals
    • Develop Explicit Expecations
    • Develop a Communication Structure
    • Determine Assessment Methods
    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/
  • The Global Education Conference http://www.globaleducationconference.com/
  • Julie Lindsay
    • E-Learning Coordinator, Beijing International School
    • Co-founder of the Flat Classroom Project
    • Member of ISTE Board of Directors
    • Member of advisory board for Horizon Report
    • Chair, International Educator Advisory Board, Global Education Conference
  • Forthcoming book from Julie Lindsay and Vicki Davis
    • Flattening Classrooms, Engaging Minds: Move to Global Collaboration One Step at a Time
  • “ stop collaborate listen t-shirt” CC by cambodia4kidsorg on Flickr