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Presentation supporting a breakout session at Create the Future, BISS, Beijing January 2010 …

Presentation supporting a breakout session at Create the Future, BISS, Beijing January 2010
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  • Julie I took like-minded out b/c sometimes our students aren’t like minded and that is where the beauty arises, learning to workwith those who are not like yourself. Just a note.
  • Julie I took like-minded out b/c sometimes our students aren’t like minded and that is where the beauty arises, learning to workwith those who are not like yourself. Just a note.
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    • 1. Global Collaborative Projects: Concept, Power and Magic
      Julie Lindsay
      “Create the Future”
      Beijing, January 2010
    • 2. Julie Lindsay
      E-Learning Coordinator
      Beijing (BISS) International School
      Resources:
      http://julielindsay.wikispaces.com
      http://123elearning.blogspot.com
      Get connected:
      http://flatclassrooms.ning.com
      Email – lindsay.julie@gmail.com
    • 3. Today’s Message‘Flatten’ your classroom and transform education
    • 4. “I never teach my pupils, I only provide the conditions in which they can learn"
      Albert Einstein
    • 5. You Know Your Classroom is Flat if…
      Your students have a PLN that reaches across time-zones, ages and interests
      Quote from Jeff Plaman, ISB
    • 6. You Know Your Classroom is Flat if…
      You and your students communicate, collaborate and create products that make a difference to the world with other people from different countries and cultures.
    • 7. You Know Your Classroom is Flat if…
      You insist that your students use their mobile phones to txt overseas friends to check out the weather/price/tv show update
      Quote from Madeleine Brookes, WAB
    • 8. What is a Flat Classroom?
      Wiki-centric Global Collaboration using Web 2.0 Tools
      Authentic Problem Solving using Real-World Topics
      ‘Flat’ learning – teacher to student, student to student
    • 9. What is a Flat Classroom?
      Global Collaboration 3.0
      Cultural Understanding
      Digital Citizenship
      Online Learning Environments
      http://flatclassroomproject.org
    • 10. Seven Steps to Flatten your Classroom
    • 11. 7 Steps
      Connect
      Communicate
      Citizenship
      Contribute
      Collaborate
      Create
      Celebrate
    • 12. Step #1
      Connect
    • 13. Staying motivated!
      Teacherpreneurs in Flat Classrooms are not alone….
    • 14. They find others to fly with….
    • 15. Vicki Davis
      Westwood Schools
      Five Phases
      of Flattening
      your classroom
    • 16. What is a PLN?
      An extended community of people that you can interact with regularly
      A personally chosen collection of resources you can go to when you want to learn something
      Photo credit: http://flickr.com/photos/seeminglee/2060090675/
    • 17.
    • 18. Why have a PLN?
      Foster conversation and social learning through connectivity and interactivity
      Ongoing professional development
      Make important professional connections globally
    • 19. A PLN supports Professional Development because it…..
      Encourages a global perspective
      Acts as a lifeline for quick fixes
      Scaffolds educators sharing, communicating and collaborating
      Caveat: A network is only as valuable and useful as what participants contribute
      Photo credit: http://flickr.com/photo_zoom.gne?id=2112632514&size=m
    • 20. Getting started with a PLN
      BLOG
      BLOG
      BLOG
      BLOG
      Reflecting
      Sharing
      Connecting
      Collaborating
      Posting
      Commenting
    • 21. I Blog, Therefore I Am
    • 22. Getting started with a PLN
      ‘Micro-Blogging’
      ‘Microbogging’ with 140 characters at a time
    • 23. Start or Join an Online Network….or 10
      N
      I
      NG
    • 24. Learn Central
      http://www.learncentral.org/
    • 25. PLN: Sharing and ConnectingDelicious and RSS readers
      http://del.icio.us/julielindsay/PLN
      Google reader
      http://google.com/reader
    • 26. Step #2
      Communicate
    • 27. TWO types of communication methods:
      Synchronous and Asynchronous
    • 28. Synchronous
    • V-BISS Day September 2009
    • 36. Asynchronous
    • vs.
    • 43. PrincipleThe effective FLAT classroom structure has BOTH Asynchronous and Synchronous communications methods.
    • 44. Communicate
      Wiki discussion tab
    • 45. Communicate
      Elluminate.com as a synchronous connection tool
    • 46.
    • 47. Step #3
      Citizenship
    • 48. 21st Century Citizens
    • 49. Citizenship
    • 50. Digital
    • 51. What is YOUR definition of Digital Citizenship?
    • 52. Digital Citizenship
      “…the norms of behavior with regard to technology use”
      Ribble and Bailey
    • 53. Digital Citizenship Touchpoints
      'Digital Citizenship in Schools' by Mike Ribble and Gerald Bailey:
    • 54. Citizenship
      OMG I JUST SAW THE HISTORY ON THE WIKI..Really sorry for any problems
      Sorry for accusing you, the history makes it look like you
      BTW I didn’t delete anything
      Why did you delete stuff off the wiki?
    • 55. Knowing what is appropriate!
    • 56. Appropriate Behavior
      Affection
      Gender
      Language Awareness
      “analyze” vs. “analyse”
      Cultural Sensitivity
      Responses to others
      Copyright & Fair Use
    • 57. Be a Digiteacher
      Three Steps
    • 58. Research the TechnologyConnect Yourself
      Number 1
    • 59. Monitor and Be Engaged
      Number 2
    • 60. Avoid the 'Fear Factor'Make a Difference
      Number 3
      http://flickr.com/photos/breakdennis/
    • 61. Step #4
      Contribute
    • 62. Wiki history
    • 63. Contribution
      Message to students……
      Contribute to your team by recording short video clips for your partners to use in their videos. Do not be a non-contributor and lurk somewhere in the darkness.
      Come out and be part of the construction.
    • 64. Online Existence
      “The weakness is that if there is a problem, and you e-mail them, they can just ignore the email, or they can just do their own thing and not listen to what you ask of them.”
      Student in the Horizon Project
    • 65. Step #5
      Collaborate
    • 66. Collaboration
      Ning discussion
    • 67. Wiki’s and Disruptive Technologies …….
      Innovations that drastically change the course by which users connect, engage, and relate with the world and transform society
    • 68. A wiki allows for sharing of ideas and collaborative authoring
    • 69. Wikis…Weapons of ‘mass collaboration’
      Don Tapscott ‘Wikinomics’
      Horizon Project 2008 Keynote
      http://horizonproject2008.wikispaces.com/Keynote
    • 70. Anatomy of a Wiki
    • 71. Discussion
      History
      Searching
      Editing
      Videos
      Images
      Notify
      Audio
      Widgets
      RSS feed
    • 72. Step #6
      Create
    • 73. 21st Century Learning Objectives
      To be able to CREATE
    • 74. Why Revise?
      ……to account for the new behavioursemerging as technology advances and becomes more ubiquitous.
      Blooms Digital Taxonomy
      Andrew Churches
      http://edorigami.wikispaces.com/Bloom%27s+Digital+Taxonomy
      Revised 2001 by Lorin Anderson
    • 75. Step #7
      Celebrate
    • 76. Celebrate
      New friends
      New achievements
      A sense of accomplishment
      Enhanced cultural understanding
      Making the world a better place
    • 77. Student Summit andAwards Ceremony
      Presenter
      Julie Lindsay
      Qatar Academy
      http://horizonproject.wikispaces.com/Student+Summit
    • 78. LACHSA Summit
      Presenter
      Vicki Davis
      Westwood Schools
      http://flatclassroomproject.wikispaces.com/Summits
    • 79. Vienna International School Summit
      Presenter
      Vicki Davis
      Westwood Schools
      http://flatclassroomproject.wikispaces.com/Summits
    • 80. 7 Steps
      Connect
      Communicate
      Citizenship
      Contribute
      Collaborate
      Create
      Celebrate
    • 81. Global Collaboration: The Concept
      Curriculum design: embedded, not an add-on
      Who?
      Timeframe?
      What tools?
      What are the expectations during?
      What are the outcomes?
      How to celebrate?
    • 82. Global Collaboration: The Power
      If you are practicing collaboration you have the power to change the world, one classroom at a time
    • 83.
      • Engaged teachers who know how to communicate
      • 84. Use of Web 2.0
      • 85. Global classrooms become one classroom
      • 86. Common assessment objectives
      • 87. High expectations for connectivity and collaboration on teachers and students (it is not enough to email once a week!)
      • 88. Extended community partners
      • 89. Use of multimedia to solve real-world problems
      • 90. Teacher and/or student initiated, student-centered learning
      Global Collaboration 3.0
    • 91. Global Collaboration: The Magic
      The magic of collaborationcomesfromseeing studentsandteachers find their own voice and take charge of their own learning.It comes from being given choices and ownership and empowerment of their learning path.
    • 92.
    • 93. Flat Classroom Projects
      http://flatclassroomproject.org
      Flat Classroom Project
      Digiteen
      Horizon / Net Gen Ed
      Eracism
    • 94. Flat Classroom Conference and Workshop
    • 95. Flat Classroom Workshop
      And mini-Conference
      ASB Unplugged, Mumbai
      February 2010
      http://flatclassroomconference.com
    • 96. http://flickr.com/photos/oberazzi/
    • 97. Julie Lindsay
      E-Learning Coordinator
      Beijing (BISS) International School
      Resources:
      http://julielindsay.wikispaces.com
      http://123elearning.blogspot.com
      Get connected:
      http://flatclassrooms.ning.com
      Email – lindsay.julie@gmail.com