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  • Vicki:
  • Julie: Our aim is to create projects and opportunities across all levels of education. Right now we have FCP and NetGenEd for high school, Digiteen for upper ES, MS and HS, AWL for upper ES, Eracism for MS HS and our new pilot this semester is Building Bridges to Tomorrow for K-2 level – over 40 classrooms from about more than 10 countries
  • Vicki:?
  • Vicki: Introduce Brainstorming Time. We will separate out by subject area.
  • Vicki: Introduce Brainstorming Time. We will separate out by subject area.
  • Vicki: Introduce Brainstorming Time. We will separate out by subject area.
  • Vicki: Introduce Brainstorming Time. We will separate out by subject area.
  • Julie: Our aim is to create projects and opportunities across all levels of education. Right now we have FCP and NetGenEd for high school, Digiteen for upper ES, MS and HS, AWL for upper ES, Eracism for MS HS and our new pilot this semester is Building Bridges to Tomorrow for K-2 level – over 40 classrooms from about more than 10 countries

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  • 1. When You Go Flat You Never GoBack!Meet theFlat Classroom®DirectorsVicki DavisJulie Lindsay
  • 2. Introduction• Who is the FlatClassroom®?Directors andco-founders– Julie Lindsay @julielindsay– Vicki Davis @coolcatteacher• Coordinator: Lisa Durff @durff• Where can you find us?flatclassroomproject.netflatclassrooms.ning.comflatclassroomconference.com@flatclassroom#flatclass
  • 3. What do we do?• Flat Classroom® Projects LLC– Flat Classroom® Project and all other projects– Certified Teacher program• Flat Classroom® Conference and liveEvents Inc. a 501(c) 3 Non profit– Conference• to help scholarship students from areas of theworld in need.– Digiteen/Digitween Project
  • 4. Flat Classroom® CertifiedTeacher• 14-week online course• Learn alongside othereducators how to flatten yourown classroom• Global collaboration designand pedagogy• Design your own project withother global educators likeyou!fcpteacher.flatclassroomproject.org/
  • 5. Our Live Events• Flat Classroom® Conference– 2009 – Doha, Qatar– 2011 – Beijing, China– 2013 – Japan– 2014 - Australia• Flat Classroom® Workshops– Hong Kong 2009– Mumbai 2010, 2012, 2014– USA (educators) 2008, 2010• DigiTeacher™ Workshop– ISTE 2010, 2011, 2012?– Mumbai 2012
  • 6. Flat Classroom® Conferencea 501(c)3 nonprofitAustralia 2014Sydney, June 18-21, 2014flatclassroomconference.com
  • 7. Flat Classroom Book!Flattening Classrooms, Engaging Minds: Move toGlobal Collaboration One Step at a TimePublished January 2012www.flatclassroombook.comMore than a book…
  • 8. Announcing F.L.A.T.s!Flat Learning Action TalksThe online talk youll want to hear!Regular online sessions featuringinspirational ideas from global educatorsand students.http://flats.flatclassroomproject.org/
  • 9. projectsandpedagogy
  • 10. Exploring Global Projects1. Why global projects?2. Global project sharing time.3. Where do I find partners?4. Brainstorming time by age level / topic.
  • 11. POLL:What is your role at yourschool?A. TeacherB. IT DepartmentC. AdministratorD. ParentE. Other
  • 12. 1. Why global projects?Teacher, IT Director@coolcatteacher
  • 13. 1. Why?
  • 14. How can we teach abstract tasks?
  • 15. Can you learn how to do abstracttasks in a textbook?ConnectedReliable communicators‘Flat’ classroom walls
  • 16. The Truth about Global CollaborationThe journey is the destination.Perfection is in the process of overcoming obstacles.
  • 17. Glocalization: Thinking globally acting locally
  • 18. Klossner’s (2010) 90-9-1 principle1. Why?Because socialmediabehaviorcannot definehow studentsinteract ineducationalspaces online.
  • 19. POLL:How many projects have youalready done in yourclassroom?A. NoneB. 1C. 2D. 3E. 4 or more
  • 20. 2. How do I define criteria forevaluating global projects?Teacher, IT Director@coolcatteacher
  • 21. • Student age• Curriculum integration• Amount of time each week• Flexibility• Technology availability• My own technology proficiency2. How?
  • 22. Flat Classroom®Global ProjectsFlat Classroom® ProjectDigiteen™ Project‘A Week in the Life…’ Project Gr3-5NetGenEd™ ProjectEracism™ ProjectIncubator ProgramK-2 Project Building Bridges to Tomorrow@flatclassroom@digiteen@netgened@eracismproject@flatclassroom@flatclasskidsP10-11*P11-12P13-14P12-13P13NEW!NEW!@flatclassroom*See the frameworks for each model on referenced page numbers.
  • 23. Project sharing time 2 minute 1 person shares – 1 minute Other person shares – 1 minute You will share with 5 people. When we are done. Poll audience to shareANOTHER person’s project that you liked.(5 or more will be shared.)
  • 24. Checklist for Sharing Select 1 thing you’ve done in your classroom(preferably a global project or one that couldbe a global project) and share the following in 1minute with your “partner” Name project Age of students What did you do? How much time did you spend each week? How long did the project last? What technology did you use? What did you learn?
  • 25. Agreeing on core andoptional outcomes withstakeholders p 45-472. How?
  • 26. 3. Where do I find globalpartners?Teacher, IT Director@coolcatteacher
  • 27. How to find ProjectPartners?#1 Social Networks3. Where?3. Where?
  • 28. How to find ProjectPartners?#2 Established Networks3. Where?3. Where?Location URLFlat Classroom Projects http://www.flatclassroomproject.netePals http://www.epals.com/Skype Education http://education.skype.com/
  • 29. How to find ProjectPartners?#3 Hashtags3. Where?3. 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
  • 30. How to find ProjectPartners?#4 Conferences3. Where?3. 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!
  • 31. 4. Brainstorming activityTeacher, IT Director@coolcatteacher
  • 32. Am I willing to redesign mycurriculum to embed a globalproject into what my class does?“Designing a globalcollaborative experienceinvolves transcending theobvious real time linkup,fostering higher order thinkingand providing opportunities forcultural understanding whileusually making a product thatimpacts others in a positiveway. ”4. When?
  • 33. 4. When?The question is will you…
  • 34. We will separate and plan: Grade level Existing networks
  • 35. Our purpose: find others tofly with you today…
  • 36. Activity 1: Birds of aFeather Flock togetherStep 1: Group yourselves bygrade/age level if possible
  • 37. Step 2: Flock for 15! (minutes)• Brainstorm Ideas forCollaboration•Select best three ideas•Select a person to share
  • 38. Step 3: Flock Reports•Share ideas w/ group
  • 39. Open Discussion
  • 40. Flat Classroom®Global ProjectsFlat Classroom® ProjectDigiteen™ Project‘A Week in the Life…’ Project Gr3-5NetGenEd™ ProjectEracism™ ProjectIncubator ProgramK-2 Project Building Bridges to Tomorrow@flatclassroom@digiteen@netgened@eracismproject@flatclassroom@flatclasskidsP10-11*P11-12P13-14P12-13P13NEW!NEW!@flatclassroom*See the frameworks for each model on referenced page numbers.
  • 41. Is there a Flat Classroom® in yourfuture?Join usflatclassroomproject.netfcp@flatclassroom.orgflatclassrooms.ning.com@flatclassroom#flatclass
  • 42. Visit UsTonihttp://toniobarton.wikispacescomhttp://toniobarton.wordpress.comJuliehttp://123elearning.blogspot.comhttp://learningconfluence.comVickihttp:/coolcatteacher.blogspot.comhttp://www.coolcatteacher.com