Cross Classroom Collaboration Projects

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Cross Classroom Collaboration Projects

  1. 1. Cross­Classroom Collaboration 1
  2. 2. Objectives: Finding the right partner based on your  professional comforts Matching your comforts to project ideas  Tools that enable a collaboration  project with the right partnership 2
  3. 3. Inclusion: One group /  One group /  partnership that  partnership that  was negative? was positive? What was your  What was your  comfort level comfort level (with people, content,  (with people, content,  etc.)? etc.)? happy mother's day by atomicshark 3
  4. 4. What do you want to learn? 4
  5. 5. Finding A Partner Roar by Beard Papa 5
  6. 6. Similarity = Professional Attraction Zo ne  o f P COMFORTS cy ro n ue xi q m re al   F De ti on ve o ra lo lab pm ol en C t 6
  7. 7. Connectivity Comfort Connectivity Comfort Ya Internet by miss karen 7
  8. 8. How much comfort do you feel with technology? Low ­ do not use basic communication technology  (e.g., do not use email). Some ­ use basic communication technology (e.g.,  email, internet pages). Medium ­ use most communication technology  (e.g., comfortable with VOIP, commenting on  webpages, instant messaging). Advanced ­ creates opportunities for  communicating online (e.g., blogs, webpages,  podcasts, video conferencing). 8
  9. 9. Connectivism Stephen Downes George Siemens 9
  10. 10. Constructivist  Comfort 10
  11. 11. How much comfort do you feel with active learning? Low ­ delivers information from teacher to  student. Some ­ uses some active learning strategies to  engage students within delivered information. Medium ­ provides frequent opportunities for  students to explore predetermined frameworks. High ­ creates inquiry and discovery based  classroom. 11
  12. 12. Constructivism Practitioner Understanding Theoretical Understanding 12
  13. 13. Collaborative  Comfort 13
  14. 14. How often have you collaborated  with other classrooms? Low ­ first cross classroom collaboration. Some ­ collaborated 1­3 times with other  classrooms. Medium ­ collaborated 4­6 times with  other classrooms in different schools. Advanced ­ collaborated 7+ times with  other classrooms in different schools. 14
  15. 15. Collaboration Experiences Vary BUT Frequency Matters 15
  16. 16. Matching Partners and Projects 16
  17. 17. Similarity = Professional Attraction Zo ne  o f P COMFORTS cy ro en xi u req m al  n F De tio ve ra bo lo la pm ol en C t 17
  18. 18. Lower Constructivism Lower Collaboration 18
  19. 19. Higher Constructivism Lower Collaboration 19
  20. 20. Lower Constructivism Higher Collaboration 20
  21. 21. Higher Constructivism Higher Collaboration 21
  22. 22. 22
  23. 23. TeachersConnecting.com 23
  24. 24. Reflections: What did we want to learn? How might you use  cross­classroom  collaboration? 24
  25. 25. Objectives: Finding the right partner based on your  professional comforts Matching your comforts to project ideas  Tools that enable a collaboration  project with the right partnership 25
  26. 26. email: ben@mrhazzard.com slides & notes: benhazzard.com skype: bhazzard twitter: benhazzard 26

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