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

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