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Workshop on getting connected and creating "Flat Classroom" learning experiences in K-12

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  • UK – Department for International Development (DFID); aims to help young people learn about global issues like climate change and social justice; this is one example of the more than 1800 partnerships between schools in the UK and developing countries funded by DFID; goal is to double number of schools involved from 1800 to 5000 by 2012
  • Need blend of authentic and traditional assessment; authentic – students perform meaningful tasks (emphasis on meaningful);
  • Rss feed printouts; reflections at major points during project and pre-, post-h
  • With Peers and Experts
  • Twitter and Diigo, issues: time zones, cultural differences, teacher/class readiness,
  • Keys to good communication – transparency, model it yourself, effective techno-personal skills, involve students in the teaching

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  • 1. Getting Connected and Creating Global Projects MICDS July 28, 2009 http://www.flickr.com/photos/29487767@N02/3574392846/
  • 2. What do we want to accomplish? http:// www.flickr.com/photos/dfid/3716976244 / Partnership: West Sussex, UK and Chennai, India
  • 3. What will our students take away? http://www.flickr.com/photos/dfid/3677783841//
  • 4. Global Collaboration Can Offer…
    • Project-based Learning
    • Authentic Assessment
    • Differentiated Instruction
    http://www.flickr.com/photos/dfid/3677783841//
  • 5. My Experience http://www.flickr.com/photos/dfid/3677783841//
  • 6. Project Created By:
    • Julie Lindsay, Beijing, China
    • http://123elearning.blogspot.com/
    • Vicki Davis, Westwood Schools, Camilla, GA
    • http://coolcatteacher.blogspot.com/
    http://www.flickr.com/photos/dfid/3677783841//
  • 7. Common Goals http://www.flickr.com/photos/blah_oh_well/1472885631/
  • 8. Flat Classroom and Statistics
    • Produce convincing arguments
    • Use technology to find solutions
    • Become critical consumers of information
    • Communicate effectively to a world-wide audience
    http://www.flickr.com/photos/keylosa/184606430/
  • 9. The Countries United States (9) Australia (2) Spain (1) Saudi Arabia (1) Bangladesh (2) Oman (1) Qatar (1) 2008
  • 10. The Flatteners
    • Connecting the World Online
    • World Wide Web
    • Workflow Software
    • Uploading
    • Web 2.0
    • Globalization & Outsourcing
    • Google
    • PLE’s Social Networking
    • Mobile & Ubiquitous Computing
    • Virtual Communications
    • Wireless Connectivity
  • 11. http://www.flickr.com/photos/will-lion/2646432270/
  • 12. The Timeline
  • 13. Getting the Students to Talk
    • http://flatclassroomproject.ning.com/
  • 14. The Research
    • Updating the Wiki page for the Topic:
      • http://flatclassroomproject2008.wikispaces.com/Google
    http://www.flickr.com/photos/jalex_photo/397581862/
  • 15. http://flatclassroomproject2008.wikispaces.com/Topics
  • 16.  
  • 17. What Google Offers… http://www.flickr.com/photos/byrion/2971014479/
  • 18. Your Tasks
    • Create Google Account
    • Search for blogs of interest to you
    • Create a folder(s) to organize feeds
  • 19. Another Tool Google Docs http://www.flickr.com/photos/karramarro/2400739038/
  • 20. Google Docs Resources
    • http://www.google.com/educators/p_docs.html
    • See “Tips and Tricks”
    • “ 6 Tips…”
    • http://sixrevisions.com/project-management/6-tips-to-help-you-get-the-most-out-of-google-docs/
  • 21. More Google Docs Resources
    • http://www.govandlaw.org/teacherinnovations/docspres.html
  • 22. Back to Flat Classroom
    • Individual Milestone “Artifacts”
    • Reflections
    • Audio Introductions
    • Teacher Observations
    • Student Summit Presentations
    http://www.flickr.com/photos/djwhelan/8395783/
  • 23. Student Communication
    • Use technology to:
    • Collaborate
    • Publish
    • Interact
    http://www.flickr.com/photos/vaxzine/288280613/
  • 24. 7 Steps to a Flat Classroom (from Vicki Davis at flatclassrooms.com)
    • #1. Get Connected
    http://www.flickr.com/photos/visulogik/2339615641/
  • 25. Twitter Tip: Keep a separate ID for students to follow for a course Tip: Be descriptive in your profile – more followers. Tip: Find someone similar to you and follow who they follow. http://www.freetech4teachers.com/2008/12/10-teachers-to-follow-on-twitter.html
  • 26. Twitter http://twitter4teachers.pbworks.com/
  • 27. Twitter
    • http://www.slideshare.net/regisvans/twenty-two-interesting-ways-to-use-twitter-in
    • http://onlinefacilitation.wikispaces.com/Twitter+Collaboration+Stories
  • 28. Diigo
    • www.diigo.com
    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=0RvAkTuL02A&NR=1
  • 29.
    • #2:
    http://www.flickr.com/photos/suttonhoo22/2512983749/ Blog Make a Podcast Publish Work Online
  • 30.
    • #3: Communicate
    http://www.flickr.com/photos/zen/1093864101/ Obstacle: Ineffective Contribution Obstacle: Language Barriers Obstacle: Knowledge Gaps Obstacle: Poor Connection
  • 31.
    • #4: Character
    Empathy Ethics Integrity http://www.flickr.com/photos/mcgervey/2714386224/
  • 32.
    • #5: Teach Intuitive Learning
    http://www.flickr.com/photos/criminalintent/97078946/
  • 33. Vicki Davis, flatclassrooms.com/resources
  • 34.
    • #6: Care
    http://www.flickr.com/photos/piper/193387683/ Keeping Students Safe Keeping Information Private
  • 35. Standards
  • 36.
    • #7: Choice
    http://www.flickr.com/photos/kozumel/2331237427/ Choosing what to discard Individuality
  • 37. Words of Caution From the Experienced http://www.flickr.com/photos/awkwardindeed/2532931306/
  • 38. Reading and Listening
    • http://beyond-school.org/2008/01/12/beyond-global-collaborative-units-on-to-real-plns-podcast-with-chris-craft/
    • http://langwitches.org/blog/2008/01/06/collaboration-projects-doomed-to-fail/
    • http://gwegner.edublogs.org/2007/12/22/parable-20/
    • http://ssedro.blogspot.com/2008/01/reflecting-on-parable-learning-from-my.html
  • 39. Joining or Creating a Project
    • Life ‘Round Here: Writing for 10-13 year olds
    • http://liferoundhere.pbworks.com/
    • Horizon Project: Upper School
    • http://horizonproject2008.wikispaces.com/
    • Flat Classroom: Upper School
    • http://flatclassroomproject2008.wikispaces.com/
    • 1001 Flat Tales: Middle School
    • http://ms1001tales.wikispaces.com/
  • 40. Joining or Creating a Project
    • Youth Voices
    • http://youthvoices.net/
    • Class Blogmeister
    • http://classblogmeister.com/index.php
    • JenuineTech: projects for Pre-K through 6
    • http://www.jenuinetech.com/
    • Susan Silverman: projects for Elementary
    • http://kids-learn.org/
  • 41. Finding a Partnership
    • Database: Global Gateway - UK
    • http://www.globalgateway.org.uk/