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Presentation about digital citizenship and empowering students with reference to Flat Classroom Projects and the Flat Classroom Conference in Qatar January 2009 …

Presentation about digital citizenship and empowering students with reference to Flat Classroom Projects and the Flat Classroom Conference in Qatar January 2009
See http://julielindsay.wikispaces.com/Digiteens+go+Global

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  • 1. Digiteens Go Global Best Practices that Go the Distance
  • 2. Julie Lindsay Head of Information Technology and E-Learning Qatar Academy, Doha, State of Qatar http://julielindsay.wikispaces.com http://123elearning.blogspot.com
  • 3. Qatar, Middle East
  • 4. Qatar Academy PreK-12 IBO World School http://www.qataracademy.edu.qa/
  • 5. Today’s Message ‘Flatten’ your classroom and transform education
  • 6. What is a Flat Classroom? Global Collaboration 3.0 Cultural Understanding Digital Citizenship Online Learning Environments http://flatclassroomproject.org http://ning.flatclassroomproject.com
  • 7. You Know Your Classroom is Flat if…
  • 8. You Know Your Classroom is Flat if…
  • 9. Holistic Multicultural Trans-disciplinary
  • 10. “ Let’s join our student’s together from the ‘other side of the flat world’ ” How we started –
  • 11. The result has fundamentally changed the way we as individual educators approach what we do in the classroom ….. how we do it …..and who we do it with …… ISTE SIGTel Online Learning Award Winner 2007 Taking IT Global Collaborative Project Contest First Place 2007
  • 12. Julie Lindsay (Bangladesh, Qatar) http://123elearning.blogspot.com Vicki Davis (Camilla, GA) http://coolcatteacher.blogspot.com
  • 13. Framework for 21 st Century Learning http://21stcenturyskills.org 21 st Century Standards Engages students with the real world data, tools , and experts they will encounter in college, on the job, and in life--students learn best when actively engaged in solving meaningful problems
  • 14. 21 st Century Literacy's From Kim Cofino and ‘Always Learning’ http://mscofino.edublogs.org/2007/10/04/essential-understandings-for-21st-century-literacy/
  • 15. Thomas Friedman
    • The ten forces that flattened the world
    Flat Classroom Project featured pgs 501-503 Chapter called “If it’s not happening, it’s because you’re not doing it”
  • 16. " One of the most fascinating forms of educational activism I encountered involved a spin-off from this book" (501) Thomas Friedman , p 501 The World is Flat 3.0
  • 17. Project Requirements
  • 18. Wikis…Weapons of ‘mass collaboration’ Don Tapscott ‘Wikinomics’ http://netgened.grownupdigital.com/ http://netgened.wikispaces.com/
  • 19. Are you a member of the Flat Classroom Ning?
  • 20.
    • 7 Steps
    • CONNECTION
    • COMMUNICATION
    • CITIZENSHIP
    • CONTRIBUTION & COLLABORATION
    • CHOICES
    • CREATION
    • CELEBRATION
  • 21. Step #3
  • 22. 21 st Century Citizens
  • 23. Citizenship
  • 24. Digital
  • 25. What is YOUR definition of Digital Citizenship?
  • 26. 'Digital Citizenship in Schools' by Mike Ribble and Gerald Bailey:
  • 27. C itizenship Why did you delete stuff off the wiki? BTW I didn’t delete anything Sorry for accusing you, the history makes it look like you OMG I JUST SAW THE HISTORY ON THE WIKI..Really sorry for any problems
  • 28. Knowing what is appropriate!
  • 29. Vienna International School Summit http://flatclassroomproject.wikispaces.com/Summits
  • 30. Digital Citizenship “… the norms of behavior with regard to technology use” Ribble and Bailey
  • 31. Joining young people together to take positive action concerning how to behave appropriately and responsibly using technology http://digiteen.ning.com /
  • 32.  
  • 33. Be a Digiteacher Three Steps
  • 34.
    • Number 1
  • 35.
    • Number 2
  • 36.
    • Number 3
    http://flickr.com/photos/breakdennis/
  • 37.
    • Student Summit
    • Leadership Workshop
    Flat Classroom Conference
  • 38. Supported by:
  • 39. Flat Classroom Conference Student Summit Overview http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ocv9CCm4SzE
  • 40. Conference Theme and Vision   Ideation Nation: Citizenship in the Global E-learning Economy
  • 41. No. of classrooms 10 Countries represented Australia, Ethiopia, India, Oman, Pakistan, USA, Qatar, Iraq, Sudan, South Africa No. of students 40 total, (24 international, 16 local) Age of students 10-18, mostly 15-17
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  • 45. Cultural Scavenger Hunt Envisioning the Future Pitching the Vision Creating the Vision The Process
  • 46. Critical Thinking and Problem Solving Student Centered - Constructivist Creativity and Innovation The Learning Digital Citizenship Leadership
  • 47. 3 Words to describe the Flat Classroom Conference
  • 48. The World is Flat: That’s How We Roll http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ocSdWHXIrK8 Produced by George Haines, New York
  • 49. Conversations with real authors: Thomas Friedman and Don Tapscott
  • 50.  
  • 51. Cultural Understanding
  • 52. Friendships
  • 53. Assessment Choices
  • 54. Transferable Skills
  • 55. Digital Citizenship
  • 56. Reliable and Responsible Online Learning
  • 57. The power of 21st Century web tools
  • 58. Students as meaningful contributors and participants
  • 59. Student Video: Face Poverty http://flatclassroomconference.ning.com/video/facepoverty-1
  • 60. Student Video: Aristmatic http://flatclassroomconference.ning.com/video/artistmetic-1
  • 61.  
  • 62. ERACISM – The Next Flat Classroom Project http://flatclassroomconference.ning.com/video/eracism-1
  • 63. Project-based learning as a conference format
  • 64. Community of Learners
  • 65. Flat Classroom Conference Student Reflections http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=mF_UEuwHP-I
  • 66. “ These students stand on the brink of implementing real change through collaboration and creation” Estie Cueller, Teacher from Houston, USA “ I think the students have proved that they are real leaders and the teachers have successfully contributed to preparing these leaders for the future” Salim Al-Busaidi, Teacher from Oman
  • 67. “ I also learned to begin to hope again. To see promise in the future. The students who came to Qatar were not just a part of the conference but led the way. It gives me new focus and a determination to move forward and create authentic global connections with and for myself and my students” Heather Davies, Teacher, China
  • 68. No Future Left Behind: Keynote Video for Net Generation Education http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=kra_z9vMnHo Produced and Edited by Peggy Sheehy
  • 69. What Digital Citizenship ACTION ideas do you have?
  • 70. http://flickr.com/photos/oberazzi/
  • 71.
    • Important Resources:
    • http://flatclassroomproject.org
      • Archives and current project links
      • Flat Classroom, Horizon, Net Gen Ed, Digiteen
    • http://flatclassroomproject.ning.com
      • Network for educators and students
    • http://digiteen.ning.com
      • Network for Digiteen project
    • http://flatclassroomconference.ning.com
        • Network for conference
      • http :// flatclassrooms.ning.com
        • Network for educators only
  • 72. Julie Lindsay Head of Information Technology and E-Learning Qatar Academy Resources: http://julielindsay.wikispaces.com Get connected: http://flatclassrooms.ning.com Email – [email_address]