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Do you Co-Create at theElementary Level?Flat Classrooms Do!Julie Lindsay – Director, Flat Classroom® Projects…with Flat Cl...
Three Parts to Presentation1. Introduction to the Flat Classroom2. Global Collaboration Strategies for Success3. Stories f...
• 1. Introduction to the Flat Classroom
Fla$ened	  Classroom	  Blended	  Learning	  Challenge-­‐based	  Project-­‐based	  Flipped	  Inquiry-­‐based	  The	  Flat	 ...
The	  ‘flat	  classroom’	  is	  a	  pedagogy	  supported	  by	  technology	  	  h$p://www.flickr.com/photos/59217476@N00/561...
What	  is	  ‘Collaboration’?	  Something	  we	  do	  already	  
Partnership	  for	  21st	  Century	  Skills	  h$p://www.p21.org/overview	  
P21C	  Skills	  CommunicaTon	  &	  CollaboraTon	  Communicate	  Clearly	  •  ArTculate	  thoughts	  and	  ideas	  effecTvel...
ISTE	  NETS.S	  
ISTE	  NETS.T	  
Why	  Global	  Collaboration?	  Global	  competency	  InternaTonal	  mindedness	  Cultural	  awareness	  GlocalisaTon!	  T...
De5ining	  the	  Global	  Collaborative	  Classroom	  A	  classroom	  that	  is:	  •  connected	  •  engages	  with	  mul0...
Challenges	  of	  Embedding	  Global	  Collaboration	  Going	  Beyond	  the	  ‘Wow’	  Engaging	  learners	  and	  leaders	...
• 2. Global Collaboration Strategies for Success
7 Steps1. CONNECTION2. COMMUNICATION3. CITIZENSHIP4. CONTRIBUTION &COLLABORATION5.CHOICE6.CREATION7.CELEBRATION
Step 1Connectionhttp://www.flickr.com/photos/22177648@N06/2137737248
ConnectionTaxonomy©	  Vicki	  Davis	  and	  Julie	  Lindsay,	  ‘Fla$ening	  Classrooms,	  Engaging	  Minds’.	  Pg	  55	  
Step	  2	  Communica0on	  h$p://www.flickr.com/photos/22177648@N06/2137737248	  
Teacher	  MeeTngs	  
Step	  3	  -­‐	  Ci0zenship	  
©	  Vicki	  Davis	  and	  Julie	  Lindsay	  2011	  
Step 4 -Contribution andCollaboration
Technopersonal skills - SynchronousCollaboration
Technopersonal skills - AsynchronousCollaboration
Co-CreationCollabora0on	  ©	  Emily	  McCurran,	  Flat	  Classroom®	  CerTfied	  Teacher	  
Step	  5:	  Choice	  
Choices	  for	  different	  learning	  styles	  http://k-2buildingbridges.blogspot.com/2012/04/voicethread-sharing.html
Step 6 - CreationTo be able toCreate is a21CLearningObjective
Revised 2001 by Lorin Anderson
From	  Create	  To	  	  Co-­‐create	  Challenge	  yourself……….	  
Co-creating a Popplet with students around the globe.Robyn Thiessen - Vancouver, B.C.
Step 7:Celebration
CelebrateNew friends and achievementsReflect and evaluateA sense of accomplishmentMaking the world a better placeEnhanced ...
• Flat Classroom Projects for Elementary Level
‘A	  Week	  in	  the	  Life…’	  A	  Flat	  Classroom®	  Project	  for	  Elementary	  School	  students	  Grades	  3-­‐5,	 ...
Essen0al	  ques0ons	  which	  will	  be	  answered	  as	  part	  of	  the	  project	  •  What	  are	  the	  similari0es	  ...
1.	  Do	  some	  research	  on	  a	  week	  in	  the	  life	  of	  children	  in	  your	  school	  around	  these	  NINE	 ...
2.	  Collect	  mul0media	  and	  share	  with	  team	  members	  	  •  Mul0media	  choices:	  video,	  audio,	  slideshow,...
3.	  Complete	  a	  final	  project	  demonstra0ng	  your	  informa0on	  to	  the	  rest	  of	  the	  group.	  	  •  Each	 ...
Project	  Tools	  -­‐	  Students	  •  Edmodo	  –	  Our	  ‘social’	  educaTonal	  network	  – Students	  in	  teams	  – ‘Ha...
Workflow	  AWL	  –	  Part	  1	  Mul0media	  Collec0on	  Wiki,	  Edmodo	   Sharing	  raw	  mulTmedia	  Team	  Forma0on	  Edm...
http://k2-12-2.flatclassroomproject.org/
AIM: TO BUILD UNDERSTANDING OF LIFEBEYOND THE IMMEDIATE ENVIRONMENT ANDALSO BUILD COMMUNITY THROUGH REGULARCONNECTION AND ...
TO CONNECT CLASSROOMS AROUND THEWORLD IN MEANINGFUL DISCUSSIONS ANDCOLLABORATIONS AND TO SHOW THAT CO-CREATION OF IDEAS AN...
CREATING THE HANDSHAKE¢  Handshake phase—  In your groups of 5-6 reach out and ‘shake hands’over the next week.—  Share...
Essen0al	  ques0ons	  which	  will	  be	  answered	  as	  part	  of	  the	  project	  •  Can	  very	  young	  students	  e...
1.	  There	  are	  7	  possible	  topics:	  1.  How	  We	  Play,	  	  2.  CelebraTng	  Together,	  	  3.  Going	  to	  Sch...
2.	  Collect	  mul0media	  and	  share	  with	  team	  members	  	  •  Mul0media	  choices:	  video,	  audio,	  slideshow,...
3.	  Complete	  a	  final	  project	  demonstra0ng	  your	  informa0on	  to	  the	  rest	  of	  the	  group.	  	  •  Each	 ...
PROPOSED OUTCOMES¢ Co-created product from mixed classrooms¢ E-Book creation - to be shared via avariety of devices¢ Mu...
Workflow	  K-­‐2	  Building	  Bridges	  Mul0media	  Collec0on	  Wiki	   Sharing	  raw	  mulTmedia	  Organising	  into	  com...
• 3. Stories from the Flat Classroom
Our Flat ClassroomProjectsOur school, Forest Ridge Academy, is locatedin Schererville, Indiana, USA.Several of our classes...
A Week in the Life Skype5th graders atStone OakElementaryskyping withstudents atBlakelyElementarySpeaker: Cindy Glenn
A Week in the Life Project 2013-1
A Week in the Life 2013-1 Animal Facts Group
AWL	  –	  Mystery	  Handshakes	  
AWL	  –	  Mystery	  Handshakes	  
AWL	  –	  Mystery	  Handshakes	  
AWL	  –	  Student	  Summits	  
Speaker: Toni Barton
K-­‐2	  Teacher	  Web	  2.0	  Smackdown	  •  You	  believe	  global	  collaboraTon	  has	  a	  place	  in	  your	  classro...
Building Bridgeshttp://eagleeyecamera.wikispaces.com/Teachers and Students connected globallywhile following journey of tw...
Building BridgesThis collaborative iBook was created by Grade1 and Kindergarten students from Bandung,Indonesia, Borneo, I...
Building Bridges
Building Bridges
Anne	  Mirtschin	  Hawkesdale	  P12	  College	  Australia	  h$p://www.murcha.wordpress.com	  @murcha	  
Building Bridges – Fran Siracusa
K-­‐2	  Handshakes	  •  From	  Japan	   •  From	  Texas	  
Handshake	  from	  Chennai,	  India	  
Building BridgesWoodmen-RobertsElementaryused iMovieto tell othersabout ourWeather
Digitween SkypeCatalyst Charter Middle SchoolSkyped with Hewitt Trusseville Middle SchoolDigitween 12-2Speaker: Sandy Wisn...
Eracism - Bracket A"The use of Facebook by students around the world to communicate with one anotherdoes more harm than go...
Eracism
Theresa Allen – Flat Classroom Certified Teacher and Project Manager
•  Featuring Flat Classroom® Projects•  flatclassroomproject.net
When	  you	  go	  flat,	  	  you	  never	  go	  back	  
Is	  there	  a	  Flat	  Classroom®	  in	  YOUR	  Future?	  Connect,	  Collaborate,	  Change	  flatclassroomproject.net	  #fl...
flatclassroombook.comMore than a book……..A Journey into LearningJoin our teacher network,flatclassrooms.ning.com
Julie	  Lindsay	  Director	  and	  Co-­‐founder,	  Flat	  Classroom®	  Flat	  Classroom®	  Conference	  Chair	  Global	  E...
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Do you co create at the elementary level- flat classrooms do!
Do you co create at the elementary level- flat classrooms do!
Do you co create at the elementary level- flat classrooms do!
Do you co create at the elementary level- flat classrooms do!
Do you co create at the elementary level- flat classrooms do!
Do you co create at the elementary level- flat classrooms do!
Do you co create at the elementary level- flat classrooms do!
Do you co create at the elementary level- flat classrooms do!
Do you co create at the elementary level- flat classrooms do!
Do you co create at the elementary level- flat classrooms do!
Do you co create at the elementary level- flat classrooms do!
Do you co create at the elementary level- flat classrooms do!
Do you co create at the elementary level- flat classrooms do!
Do you co create at the elementary level- flat classrooms do!
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  1. 1. Do you Co-Create at theElementary Level?Flat Classrooms Do!Julie Lindsay – Director, Flat Classroom® Projects…with Flat Classroom Teachers!flatclassroomproject.net#flatclass
  2. 2. Three Parts to Presentation1. Introduction to the Flat Classroom2. Global Collaboration Strategies for Success3. Stories from the Flat Classroom
  3. 3. • 1. Introduction to the Flat Classroom
  4. 4. Fla$ened  Classroom  Blended  Learning  Challenge-­‐based  Project-­‐based  Flipped  Inquiry-­‐based  The  Flat  Classroom  is  Holis0c  
  5. 5. The  ‘flat  classroom’  is  a  pedagogy  supported  by  technology    h$p://www.flickr.com/photos/59217476@N00/5617505546/  
  6. 6. What  is  ‘Collaboration’?  Something  we  do  already  
  7. 7. Partnership  for  21st  Century  Skills  h$p://www.p21.org/overview  
  8. 8. P21C  Skills  CommunicaTon  &  CollaboraTon  Communicate  Clearly  •  ArTculate  thoughts  and  ideas  effecTvely  using  oral,  wri$en  and  nonverbal  communicaTon  skills  in  a  variety  of  forms  and  contexts  •  Listen  effecTvely  to  decipher  meaning,  including  knowledge,  values,  aZtudes  and  intenTons  •  Use  communicaTon  for  a  range  of  purposes  (e.g.  to  inform,  instruct,  moTvate  and  persuade)  •  UTlize  mulTple  media  and  technologies,  and  know  how  to  judge  their  effecTveness  a  priori  as  well  as  assess  their  impact  •  Communicate  effecTvely  in  diverse  environments  (including  mulT-­‐lingual)  Collaborate  with  Others  •  Demonstrate  ability  to  work  effecTvely  and  respec`ully  with  diverse  teams  •  Exercise  flexibility  and  willingness  to  be  helpful  in  making  necessary  compromises  to  accomplish  a  common  goal  •  Assume  shared  responsibility  for  collaboraTve  work,  and  value  the  individual  contribuTons  made  by  each  team  member  h$p://www.p21.org/overview  
  9. 9. ISTE  NETS.S  
  10. 10. ISTE  NETS.T  
  11. 11. Why  Global  Collaboration?  Global  competency  InternaTonal  mindedness  Cultural  awareness  GlocalisaTon!  The  cross-­‐cultural  skills  and  understanding  needed  to  communicate  outside  one’s  environment  and  to  act  on  issues  of  global  significance.  
  12. 12. De5ining  the  Global  Collaborative  Classroom  A  classroom  that  is:  •  connected  •  engages  with  mul0ple  audiences  •  engages  with  diverse  resources,  and  tools  •  creates  authen0c,  collabora0ve  learning  outcomes.    
  13. 13. Challenges  of  Embedding  Global  Collaboration  Going  Beyond  the  ‘Wow’  Engaging  learners  and  leaders  Shieing  tradiTonal  pedagogies  Having  realisTc  expectaTons  
  14. 14. • 2. Global Collaboration Strategies for Success
  15. 15. 7 Steps1. CONNECTION2. COMMUNICATION3. CITIZENSHIP4. CONTRIBUTION &COLLABORATION5.CHOICE6.CREATION7.CELEBRATION
  16. 16. Step 1Connectionhttp://www.flickr.com/photos/22177648@N06/2137737248
  17. 17. ConnectionTaxonomy©  Vicki  Davis  and  Julie  Lindsay,  ‘Fla$ening  Classrooms,  Engaging  Minds’.  Pg  55  
  18. 18. Step  2  Communica0on  h$p://www.flickr.com/photos/22177648@N06/2137737248  
  19. 19. Teacher  MeeTngs  
  20. 20. Step  3  -­‐  Ci0zenship  
  21. 21. ©  Vicki  Davis  and  Julie  Lindsay  2011  
  22. 22. Step 4 -Contribution andCollaboration
  23. 23. Technopersonal skills - SynchronousCollaboration
  24. 24. Technopersonal skills - AsynchronousCollaboration
  25. 25. Co-CreationCollabora0on  ©  Emily  McCurran,  Flat  Classroom®  CerTfied  Teacher  
  26. 26. Step  5:  Choice  
  27. 27. Choices  for  different  learning  styles  http://k-2buildingbridges.blogspot.com/2012/04/voicethread-sharing.html
  28. 28. Step 6 - CreationTo be able toCreate is a21CLearningObjective
  29. 29. Revised 2001 by Lorin Anderson
  30. 30. From  Create  To    Co-­‐create  Challenge  yourself……….  
  31. 31. Co-creating a Popplet with students around the globe.Robyn Thiessen - Vancouver, B.C.
  32. 32. Step 7:Celebration
  33. 33. CelebrateNew friends and achievementsReflect and evaluateA sense of accomplishmentMaking the world a better placeEnhanced cultural understanding
  34. 34. • Flat Classroom Projects for Elementary Level
  35. 35. ‘A  Week  in  the  Life…’  A  Flat  Classroom®  Project  for  Elementary  School  students  Grades  3-­‐5,  age  8-­‐10  
  36. 36. Essen0al  ques0ons  which  will  be  answered  as  part  of  the  project  •  What  are  the  similari0es  and  differences  among  children  around  the  world?  •  How  can  we  connect  with  each  other  through  our  commonali0es?  •  How  does  your  geography  where  you  live  impact  your  topic?  
  37. 37. 1.  Do  some  research  on  a  week  in  the  life  of  children  in  your  school  around  these  NINE  topics:    •  School  0me  •  Languages  •  Clothing  •  Housing  •  Transporta0on  •  Leisure  0me  •  Holidays  •  Celebra0on  •  Environment  
  38. 38. 2.  Collect  mul0media  and  share  with  team  members    •  Mul0media  choices:  video,  audio,  slideshow,  cartoons,  etc.  •  Share  mul0media  online  via  team  wiki  pages  •  Discuss  differences  and  similari0es  between  mul0media  
  39. 39. 3.  Complete  a  final  project  demonstra0ng  your  informa0on  to  the  rest  of  the  group.    •  Each  classroom  will  be  responsible  to  assemble  a  number  of  team  projects  •  Upload  finished  projects  to  the  wiki  •  View  all  the  group  projects  and  compare  and  contrast  the  results.    
  40. 40. Project  Tools  -­‐  Students  •  Edmodo  –  Our  ‘social’  educaTonal  network  – Students  in  teams  – ‘Handhake’  –  introducTons  – Share  ideas,  converse,  solve  problems  •  Wikispaces    -­‐  Our  collaboraTve  working  area  – Co-­‐create  wiki  pages  with  material  share  for  each  topic    •  Other  Web  2.0  tools  
  41. 41. Workflow  AWL  –  Part  1  Mul0media  Collec0on  Wiki,  Edmodo   Sharing  raw  mulTmedia  Team  Forma0on  Edmodo   Organize  by  Teams  In  Teams,  individual  handshake  Classroom  Handshake  Edmodo   Join  the  AWL  12-­‐2,    Class  Handshake,  teachers’  comment,  interact  
  42. 42. http://k2-12-2.flatclassroomproject.org/
  43. 43. AIM: TO BUILD UNDERSTANDING OF LIFEBEYOND THE IMMEDIATE ENVIRONMENT ANDALSO BUILD COMMUNITY THROUGH REGULARCONNECTION AND COLLABORATION AND BYSHARING BETWEEN CLASSROOMS.BUILDING BRIDGES TO TOMORROW
  44. 44. TO CONNECT CLASSROOMS AROUND THEWORLD IN MEANINGFUL DISCUSSIONS ANDCOLLABORATIONS AND TO SHOW THAT CO-CREATION OF IDEAS AND PRODUCTS ISPOSSIBLE AT THIS LEVEL OF EDUCATIONOUR CHALLENGE:
  45. 45. CREATING THE HANDSHAKE¢  Handshake phase—  In your groups of 5-6 reach out and ‘shake hands’over the next week.—  Share this handshake experience with the rest of usvia the wiki and Ning¢  Tools for the handshake?—  You decide!—  Skype?—  Google Earth?—  Another Web 2.0 multimedia tool?—  Share ideas and surprise us
  46. 46. Essen0al  ques0ons  which  will  be  answered  as  part  of  the  project  •  Can  very  young  students  effecTvely  connect,  communicate,  and  collaborate  in  a  global  project?  •  What  does  this  look  like?  •  What  products  can  students  in  mixed  classroom  teams  co-­‐create?  •  What  acTviTes  and  structure  can  we  design  and  implement  to  scaffold  this  collaboraTon?  
  47. 47. 1.  There  are  7  possible  topics:  1.  How  We  Play,    2.  CelebraTng  Together,    3.  Going  to  School,    4.  Part  of  a  Family,    5.  Making  a  Meal,    6.  Sharing  Stories,    7.  The  View  from  the  Window  (landscape,  geography)  –  Everyone  does  this  
  48. 48. 2.  Collect  mul0media  and  share  with  team  members    •  Mul0media  choices:  video,  audio,  slideshow,  cartoons,  etc.  •  Share  mul0media  online  via  team  wiki  pages  •  Discuss  differences  and  similari0es  between  mul0media  
  49. 49. 3.  Complete  a  final  project  demonstra0ng  your  informa0on  to  the  rest  of  the  group.    •  Each  classroom  will  be  responsible  to  assemble  a  number  of  team  projects  •  Upload  finished  projects  to  the  wiki  •  View  all  the  group  projects  and  compare  and  contrast  the  results.    
  50. 50. PROPOSED OUTCOMES¢ Co-created product from mixed classrooms¢ E-Book creation - to be shared via avariety of devices¢ Multimedia product eg Voicethread,Glogster (Gr 3-5 project use these)¢ Parent/school presentation - schoolassembly? Parent conference session?Open classroom?
  51. 51. Workflow  K-­‐2  Building  Bridges  Mul0media  Collec0on  Wiki   Sharing  raw  mulTmedia  Organising  into  communicaTon  format  Team  Forma0on  MulTmedia  and  Individual  handshakes  Organize  Topics  Select  Tools,  Plan  collaboraTon  Classroom  Handshake  Teacher  Ning   Join  the  K-­‐2  12-­‐2  Wiki   Class  Handshakes  
  52. 52. • 3. Stories from the Flat Classroom
  53. 53. Our Flat ClassroomProjectsOur school, Forest Ridge Academy, is locatedin Schererville, Indiana, USA.Several of our classes participated in globalprojects this year. They were exciting,educational, and most of all fun!A Week in the LifeTeacher Deb Heinz
  54. 54. A Week in the Life Skype5th graders atStone OakElementaryskyping withstudents atBlakelyElementarySpeaker: Cindy Glenn
  55. 55. A Week in the Life Project 2013-1
  56. 56. A Week in the Life 2013-1 Animal Facts Group
  57. 57. AWL  –  Mystery  Handshakes  
  58. 58. AWL  –  Mystery  Handshakes  
  59. 59. AWL  –  Mystery  Handshakes  
  60. 60. AWL  –  Student  Summits  
  61. 61. Speaker: Toni Barton
  62. 62. K-­‐2  Teacher  Web  2.0  Smackdown  •  You  believe  global  collaboraTon  has  a  place  in  your  classroom  •  You  want  to  improve  digital  ciTzenship  and  cultural  understanding  •  You  want  to  foster  global  competency  amongst  students  and  teachers  •  You  have  some  digital  fluency  and  access  to  digital  tools  •  You  want  to  use  tools  and  skills  in  meaningful  ways  to  connect  with  others  and  learn  together  
  63. 63. Building Bridgeshttp://eagleeyecamera.wikispaces.com/Teachers and Students connected globallywhile following journey of two eaglets.Aaron Maurer - aarmau@gmail.com
  64. 64. Building BridgesThis collaborative iBook was created by Grade1 and Kindergarten students from Bandung,Indonesia, Borneo, Indonesia and BCCanada.Created by @jasongraham99, @mauimickeyand @B_sheridanSpeaker: Jason Graham
  65. 65. Building Bridges
  66. 66. Building Bridges
  67. 67. Anne  Mirtschin  Hawkesdale  P12  College  Australia  h$p://www.murcha.wordpress.com  @murcha  
  68. 68. Building Bridges – Fran Siracusa
  69. 69. K-­‐2  Handshakes  •  From  Japan   •  From  Texas  
  70. 70. Handshake  from  Chennai,  India  
  71. 71. Building BridgesWoodmen-RobertsElementaryused iMovieto tell othersabout ourWeather
  72. 72. Digitween SkypeCatalyst Charter Middle SchoolSkyped with Hewitt Trusseville Middle SchoolDigitween 12-2Speaker: Sandy Wisneski
  73. 73. Eracism - Bracket A"The use of Facebook by students around the world to communicate with one anotherdoes more harm than good."Students participating in Bracket A are 11 and 12 years old.Click on the images to hear the debates.
  74. 74. Eracism
  75. 75. Theresa Allen – Flat Classroom Certified Teacher and Project Manager
  76. 76. •  Featuring Flat Classroom® Projects•  flatclassroomproject.net
  77. 77. When  you  go  flat,    you  never  go  back  
  78. 78. Is  there  a  Flat  Classroom®  in  YOUR  Future?  Connect,  Collaborate,  Change  flatclassroomproject.net  #flatclass  
  79. 79. flatclassroombook.comMore than a book……..A Journey into LearningJoin our teacher network,flatclassrooms.ning.com
  80. 80. Julie  Lindsay  Director  and  Co-­‐founder,  Flat  Classroom®  Flat  Classroom®  Conference  Chair  Global  Educator,  Leader,  Innovator,  Author  @julielindsay  learningconfluence.com  
  81. 81. We want your feedback!There are 3 ways to provide feedback on this session.Mobile AppMobile WebsiteConference Website
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