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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