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FCP Roundtables for TX ISSN

  1. 1. The World is Flat and Your Classroom Can Be, Too: Learning and teaching with global peers in the Flat Classroom  Project Presented by Connor, Helena, Mia, Talia, and Honor From The International School of the Americas San Antonio, Texas
  2. 2. Round One <ul><li>The World is Flat and A Whole New Mind (Honor) </li></ul><ul><li>The 7 C’s of the Flat Classroom (Talia) </li></ul><ul><li>Educational Networking on the Ning (Mia) </li></ul><ul><li>Social Bookmarking using Diigo (Connor) </li></ul><ul><li>Creating Multi-Media Mash-Up Videos (Helena) </li></ul>
  3. 3. The World is Flat and A Whole New Mind Facilitator: Honor
  4. 5. Friedman’s Concept of a “Flat World” <ul><li>“ a global web-enabled platform for multiple forms of sharing knowledge and work irrespective of time, distance, geography, and increasingly even language” </li></ul><ul><li>Thomas Friedman, “The World is Flat,” MIT World video, May 16, 2005 </li></ul><ul><li>http ://mitworld.mit.edu/video/ 266 </li></ul>
  5. 6. The “Six Senses” Design Story Symphony Empathy Play Meaning + The 11 “Flatteners” Connecting the World Online World Wide Web Workflow Software Uploading: Changing Shape of Information Web 2.0 Globalization and Outsourcing Google PLEs and Social Networking Mobile and Ubiquitous Virtual Communication Wireless Connectivity
  6. 8. The Eleven “Flatteners” <ul><li>Connecting the World Online </li></ul><ul><li>World Wide Web </li></ul><ul><li>Workflow Software </li></ul><ul><li>Uploading: Changing Shape of Information </li></ul><ul><li>Web 2.0 </li></ul><ul><li>Globalization and Outsourcing </li></ul><ul><li>Google </li></ul><ul><li>PLEs and Social Networking </li></ul><ul><li>Mobile and Ubiquitous </li></ul><ul><li>Virtual Communication </li></ul><ul><li>Wireless Connectivity </li></ul>
  7. 10. A Whole New Mind: Why Right-Brainers Will Rule the Future <ul><li>Agricultural Age (farmers) </li></ul><ul><li>Industrial Age (factory workers) </li></ul><ul><li>Information Age (knowledge workers) </li></ul><ul><li>Conceptual Age (creators and empathizers) </li></ul><ul><li>“ A Whole New Mind reveals the six essential aptitudes on which professional success and personal fulfillment now depend . . .” </li></ul>
  8. 11. <ul><li>http://www.edutopia.org/images/graphics/fea_collabage_walls_howworksstat.jpg </li></ul>
  9. 12. Pink’s “Six Senses” <ul><li>Design - Moving beyond function to engage the sense. </li></ul><ul><li>Story - Narrative added to products and services - not just argument. Best of the six senses. </li></ul><ul><li>Symphony - Adding invention and big picture thinking (not just detail focus). </li></ul><ul><li>Empathy - Going beyond logic and engaging emotion and intuition. </li></ul><ul><li>Play - Bringing humor and light-heartedness to business and products. </li></ul><ul><li>Meaning - Immaterial feelings and values of products. </li></ul>
  10. 15. The Future is Now <ul><li>“ In the future, how we educate our children may prove to be more important than how much we educate them.” (p. 309) </li></ul><ul><li>The World is Flat: A Brief History of the Twenty-First Century </li></ul><ul><li>by Thomas Friedman, 2005, New York: Farrar, Straus and Giroux </li></ul>
  11. 16. The 7 C’s of the Flat Classroom Facilitator: Talia
  12. 17. NEW SKILLS FOR A NEW AGE What students must master to succeed. <ul><li>LEARN </li></ul><ul><li>Access, evaluate, and use different forms of information </li></ul><ul><li>Exercise critical thinking </li></ul><ul><li>Exhibit fluency with tech tools </li></ul><ul><li>CREATE </li></ul><ul><li>Use various forms of media when presenting ideas </li></ul><ul><li>Display originality </li></ul><ul><li>Employ problem-solving skills </li></ul><ul><li>COLLABORATE </li></ul><ul><li>Work successfully as a team </li></ul><ul><li>Demonstrate cross-cultural awareness </li></ul><ul><li>Communicate complex ideas effectively </li></ul>http://www.edutopia.org/images/graphics/fea_collabage_walls_newskillsstat.jpg
  13. 18. &quot;collaborate-communicate-connect&quot; CC by langwiches on Flicker
  14. 19. &quot;What does Learning mean?&quot; CC by langwiches on Flicker
  15. 35. Educational Networking on the Ning Facilitator: Mia
  16. 36. Popular Social Networking Activities Creating and Connecting: Research and Guidelines on Online Social—and Educational—Networking National School Boards Association, 2007 http://www.nsba.org/site/docs/41400/41340.pdf
  17. 50. Social Bookmarking using Diigo Facilitator: Connor
  18. 60. Creating Multi-Media Mash-Up Videos Facilitator: Helena
  19. 65. http://grownupdigital.ning.com/video/video/listTagged?tag=isa
  20. 66. Round Two <ul><li>The Horizon Report and Grown Up Digital (Honor) </li></ul><ul><li>The 7 C’s of the Flat Classroom (Talia) </li></ul><ul><li>Information Literacy and Research Skills (Helena) </li></ul><ul><li>Collaborative Writing on Wikis (Connor) </li></ul><ul><li>Student Summits (Mia) </li></ul>
  21. 67. The Horizon Report and Grown Up Digital Facilitator: Honor
  22. 68. Net Generation Norms Freedom (Choice) Customization Scrutiny (Transparency) Integrity (Digital Citizenship) Collaboration Entertainment Speed Innovation + Technology Trends Mobile Computing Open Content Electronic Books   Simple Augmented Reality  Gesture-Based Computing Visual Data Analysis
  23. 70. The Digital Generation Image from BLC07 Conference, CC Share-Alike by Torres21 on Flickr http://www.flickr.com/photos/torres21/848315727/in/set-72157600845034284/
  24. 73. Digital Information Literacy and Online Research Skills Facilitator: Helena
  25. 81. Collaborative Writing on the Wiki Facilitator: Connor
  26. 88. Synchronous Student Summits in Elluminate Facilitator: Mia
  27. 94. The International School of the Americas San Antonio, Texas, USA Flat Classroom TM Project Student Summit 21 st -Century Global Leadership Taught by Honor Moorman and Cassie Allen

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