Flat Classroom®Global ProjectsFlat Classroom® ProjectDigiteen™ and Digitween™ Projects‘A Week in the Life…’ Project Gr3-5NetGenEd™ ProjectEracism™ ProjectK-2 Project Building Bridges to Tomorrow@flatclassroom@digiteen@netgened@eracismproject@flatclassroom@flatclasskidsP10-11*P11-12P13-14P12-13P13P13NEW!@flatclassroom*See the frameworks for each model on referenced page numbers.
What is the Eracism Project?• A global student debate• Asynchronous debating style• A global community – classrooms,students and teachers connecting andcommunicating• Best-practice debating format• Topics that help to build understandingof global and cultural issues
Eracism 2013-1Debate Question:”The use of Facebookby students around the worldto communicate with one anotherdoes more harm than good.”
How to find ProjectPartners?#1 Social Networks3. Where?Where?Description URLGlobal collaborative project ideasinspired by the Learning 2.0educational networkglobalcollaborations.wikispaces.com/Flat Classroom Educator Network flatclassrooms.ning.comGlobal Education Conference globaleducationconference.com/Global Classrooms globalclassroom2011-12.wikispaces.com/Taking IT Global www.tigweb.org/tiged/
How to find ProjectPartners?#2 Established Networks3. Where?Where?Location URLiEarn http://www.iearn.org/ePals http://www.epals.com/Skype Education http://education.skype.com/Flat Classroom Projects http://www.flatclassroomproject.neteTwinning (europeonline)http://www.etwinning.net
How to find ProjectPartners?#3 Hashtags3. Where?Where?Location URL#flatclass Conversations around the principles ofmerging classrooms and co-creatingtogether#globaled Global education conversations#globalclassroom Conversations around global classroomconversations#edchat Lots of conversations happen on thishashtag in education
How to find ProjectPartners?#4 Conferences3. Where?Where?Location URLK12 Online Conference(online only) - freehttp://k12onlineconference.org/Global EducationConference (online only)– freehttp://www.globaleducationconference.com/ISTE ($) http://www.iste.orgFlat ClassroomConferences (Free forvirtual $ for f2f)http://www.flatclassroomconference.comLots of conferences bycurriculum areaLook for them!
Project ManagementShared expectationsSupport for SuccessReflect and Redesign
How often should real-timemeetings occur? What is thepurpose?How do you successfullyhost/manage/lead an onlinemeeting?Use the word LEAD instead of MANAGE?
FlattenedClassroomBlendedLearningChallenge-basedProject-basedFlippedInquiry-basedHolistic – Flat embraces all modes
When you go flat,you never go backhttp://flatclassroomproject.net
Flat Classroom®Conferencea 501(c)3 nonprofitAustralia 2014Sydney June 18-20, 2014flatclassroomconference.com