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  • Virtual Connections with Asia

    1. 1. Creating Virtual Connections with Asia <ul><li>“ Creating a Global Media Center” </li></ul><ul><li>Thursday, May 5, 2011, 8:00AM </li></ul>
    2. 2. Honor Moorman <ul><li>[email_address] </li></ul><ul><li>honormoorman </li></ul><ul><li>(on Twitter, Diigo & YouTube) </li></ul><ul><li>hmoorman (on Skype & Slideshare) </li></ul>
    3. 3. The International School of the Americas San Antonio, Texas <ul><li>Asia Society’s </li></ul><ul><li>International Studies </li></ul><ul><li>Schools Network </li></ul><ul><li> </li></ul>
    4. 4. Japan Fulbright Memorial Fund Teacher Program <ul><li> </li></ul>
    5. 5. Takayama Nishi High School
    6. 6. Honor Moorman and Geoff McPherson join Takayama Nishi partners Hiromi Shimoya and Chitoshi Kawakami in Washington, DC.
    7. 13. “ The Bug Project”
    8. 15. Takayama students show charts and graphs of their findings.
    9. 16. Takayama students discuss reports.
    10. 18.
    11. 19. The C’s of 21 st Century Learning <ul><li>Connect </li></ul><ul><li>Communicate </li></ul><ul><li>Collaborate </li></ul><ul><li>Cultural Understanding </li></ul>
    12. 20. Cultural Understanding Adapted from “collaborate-communicate-connect” CC by langwitches on Flickr
    13. 21. The 5 C’s by Holly Arida <ul><li>Cross-Cultural Competence: the ability to maneuver in a number of cultures </li></ul><ul><li>Collaboration: the ability to work with others over transnational boundaries </li></ul><ul><li>Connectedness: the ability to relate to other cultures and people </li></ul>
    14. 22. Global Awareness Partnership for 21 st Century Skills ISTE’s NETS Standards
    15. 23. “ Global awareness instruction . . .” CC by Scott McLeod on Flickr
    16. 24. “ Expand your Global Connections” CC by langwitches on Flickr
    17. 25. Flat Classroom TM Projects
    18. 26. 7 Steps to Flatten Your Classroom <ul><li>Connect </li></ul><ul><li>Communicate </li></ul><ul><li>Citizenship </li></ul><ul><li>Contribute & Collaborate </li></ul><ul><li>Choice </li></ul><ul><li>Create </li></ul><ul><li>Celebrate </li></ul>
    19. 27. Flat Classroom Project TM 2010
    20. 28. CC by Shareski on Flicker
    21. 29. CONNECT Adapted from “you be my witness” CC by Kalense Kid on Flickr
    22. 30. © Vicki Davis
    23. 31. © Vicki Davis
    24. 32. © Vicki Davis
    25. 33. Teacher Collaboration Toolkit <ul><li>Schedule coordinator (Timebridge) </li></ul><ul><li>Shared calendar (Google Calendar) </li></ul><ul><li>Collaborative planning (Google Docs) </li></ul><ul><li>Discussion board (Google Group) </li></ul>
    26. 34. Student Collaboration Toolkit <ul><li>Collaborative Writing & Editing (Wikispaces) </li></ul><ul><li>Educational Networking (Ning or Edmodo) </li></ul><ul><li>Video Sharing (Ning or Vimeo) </li></ul><ul><li>Synchronous Meetings & Presentations (Elluminate or Skype) </li></ul>
    27. 35. CC by langwitches on Flickr
    28. 36. Free Tools for Communication & Collaboration “ Herramientas – Tools” CC by karramarro on Flickr
    29. 37. “ Skype Jobs” CC by langwitches on Flickr
    30. 38. Video Conferencing (Skype) <ul><li>Skype in the Classroom: </li></ul><ul><li>Skype for Educators: </li></ul><ul><li>Skype in Schools: </li></ul><ul><li>Video Conferencing tools and resources: </li></ul>
    31. 39. More Skype <ul><li>Around the World with 80 Schools: </li></ul><ul><li>Silvia Tolisano’s images/resources: </li></ul><ul><li>50 Awesome Ways to Use Skype in the Classroom: </li></ul>
    32. 40. “ Obligatory Wiki Photo” CC by cogdogblog on Flickr “ Wiki” is the Hawaiian word for “quick”
    33. 41. Wikis (Wikispaces) <ul><li>Wikis in Plain English: </li></ul><ul><li>Educational Wikis: </li></ul><ul><li>Best Educational Wikis from Edublogs 2010 Awards: </li></ul><ul><li>Wikispaces for Educators: </li></ul>
    34. 42. Globally Connected Teaching and Learning Cycle <ul><li>Choice – Explore Examples & Get Inspired! </li></ul><ul><li>Connect – Join a Community </li></ul><ul><li>Communicate – Find a Partner/Group </li></ul><ul><li>Collaborate – Make a Plan Together </li></ul><ul><li>Create – Make it Happen </li></ul><ul><li>Celebrate – Share Your Story & Inspire Others! </li></ul>
    35. 43. Connect All Schools
    36. 44. The Global Education Collaborative
    37. 45. Additional Communities for Global Classroom Connections <ul><li>Weblist: </li></ul><ul><li>Custom Search Engine: </li></ul>
    38. 46. A Step-by-Step Guide to Global Collaborations <ul><li>Define Project Goals </li></ul><ul><li>Develop Explicit Expecations </li></ul><ul><li>Develop a Communication Structure </li></ul><ul><li>Determine Assessment Methods </li></ul>from “A Step-by-Step Guide to Global Collaborations,” Kim Cofino, Always Learning , December 20, 2007
    39. 47. The Global Education Conference
    40. 48. Julie Lindsay <ul><li>E-Learning Coordinator, Beijing International School </li></ul><ul><li>Co-founder of the Flat Classroom Project </li></ul><ul><li>Member of ISTE Board of Directors </li></ul><ul><li>Member of advisory board for Horizon Report </li></ul><ul><li>Chair, International Educator Advisory Board, Global Education Conference </li></ul>
    41. 49. Forthcoming book from Julie Lindsay and Vicki Davis <ul><li>Flattening Classrooms, Engaging Minds: Move to Global Collaboration One Step at a Time </li></ul>
    42. 50. “ stop collaborate listen t-shirt” CC by cambodia4kidsorg on Flickr