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  • 1. Flat Classroom Workshop 2010ACTION PROJECT
    MICDS, St Louis
    Julie Lindsay
    http://flatclassroomworkshop2010.flatclassroomproject.org
  • 2. Project Challenge: Opening Up Education
  • 3. The World Is OpenWE-ALL-LEARN
    Quote from Curtis Bonk:
    “It is in this age [of web tools] that millions, if not billions of people can read, define, and share a new idea or opinion. Such collaborations will undoubtedly result in a wave of innovations and inventions not before possible. Creativity for the masses, by the masses”
    The World is Open, Pg 36
  • 4. Collaboration
    The World is Flat (Friedman)
    collaboration leads to economic competitiveness
    Globalization 3.0 allows individuals to participate, pool knowledge skills and ides and create new product
    Wikinomics: How Mass Collaboration Changes Everything (Tapscott)
    The power of emerging collaborative technologies such as the wiki
  • 5. “Our learning futures rest not only on the realization that collaboration is not simply an empowering engine for economic expansion made possible by Globalization 3.0, but also the gains in education that underpin the economic ones”The World is Open, pg 273
  • 6. The Challenge …………..
    To create a ‘new’ lesson or assignment or project that opens new opportunities and ‘flattens’ the classroom walls through local or global collaboration, and is scaffolded by emerging technologies.
  • 7. The Process
    Discuss, reflect in teams
    Explore new tools and methods
    Imagine the future
    Create new learning experiences
    Pitch team ideas for feedback
    Refine ideas
    Team presentation, use of multimedia
    “Learn by doing……let’s CREATE the future not just talk about it!”
  • 8. Project Phases
    Investigate/Research
    Design - Generation of Ideas (Ideation)
    Analysis - feedback
    Action Planning
    Create
    Present
  • 9. Brainstorming Phase
    Coming up with ideas
  • 10. Three Phases:
    Generation of ideas (Ideation)
    Analyses
    Action Planning
  • 11. Our “Problem”
    Investigate:
    What is a challenging topic that can support a global collaboration?
    How can we join multi-cultural classrooms and effectively design a meaningful project?
  • Phases of Brainstorming
    Select 2 recorders: wiki and other method
    Join the wiki:
    http://flatclassroomworkshop2010.flatclassroomproject.org/
    Find your team wiki and start taking notes
  • 14. Rules of Brainstorming: Ideation
    Generate as many ideas as possible
    Don’t judge, DON’T CRITICIZE!
    Think creatively, BE WILD
    Combine and adjust ideas
    Expand, delete, consolidate, substitute, reverse, make analogies, make problem bigger or smaller
    Brainstorm responses
    Recorders note EVERYTHING!
    Discuss terms that are unclear
    GOAL: AS MANY IDEAS AS POSSIBLE
  • 15. Our “Problem”
    Investigate:
    What is a challenging topic that can support a global collaboration?
    How can we join multi-cultural classrooms and effectively design a meaningful project?
  • Analysis
    How will you pick the best ideas?
    What are your criteria for selection?
    Select three ideas that are your best
    Outline steps needed to implement
    List forces (situations, people, events) that work for or against implementation of the events
    GOAL: Selection of ONE idea that will be your group’s focus! Start thinking of a name!
  • 18. BackchannelJumps InHere!
  • 19. Our “Problem”
    Investigate:
    What is a challenging topic that can support a global collaboration?
    How can we join multi-cultural classrooms and effectively design a meaningful project?
  • Plan
    Go to your team wiki page
    Plan by completing the form
    Plan your pitch
    … Each person should speak about the topic idea
    … Name of project
    … Summary of project
    … Getting ready for your pitch
  • 22. Telling your story with a compelling presentation