This is the official social network of the Global Education Conference. On the site, you can find presentations from the 2011 conference, several places to collaborate and share ideas, and just a great network of educators from around the world who are pushing the envelope in global education.
Building Real-World Skills - Increasing Collaboration within the Classroom and Beyond
Building Real-World Skills:Increasing Collaboration within the Classroom and Beyond Kim Jurczak Instructional Technology Consultant
Framework for 21st Century LearningCollaborate with Others• Demonstrate ability to work effectively and respectfully with diverse teams• Exercise flexibility and willingness to be helpful in making necessary compromises to accomplish a common goal• Assume shared responsibility for collaborative work, and value the individual contributions made by each team memberhttp://www.p21.org/overview/skills-framework/261
Collaboration in the Classroom How familiar are you with Google Docs? A. Use it all of the time B. Use it sometimes C.Use it rarely D. Never use it
Google Docs• Multiple ways to collaborate using Google Docs: o Document o Spreadsheet o Presentation o Form o Drawing o Table• Great for 1-to-1 classrooms or for group projects• Up to 50 simultaneous collaborators
Today’s Weather• http://tinyurl.com/6m4fbs4• Tell us a little about the weather in your area of the world
ePals• www.epals.com• Free network of K-12 classrooms• Representing over 200 countries• Students and teachers can safely connect, communicate, and collaborate• Ability to search classroom profiles and projects to find others with similar learning objectives o Project Search o ePals/National Geographic Collaborative Projects
e• http://education.skype.com• Free global community allowing teachers and classrooms to communicate and collaborate with others from around the world
• www.globalschoolnet.org• Contains a collection of current e-learning projects to support 21st century learning through content- driven collaboration• Special Programs include: o An International CyberFair o Online Expeditions o The Newsday Project• Use the Collaborate Now section to find partners and projects, or get involved in global learning competitions.
Global SchoolNet’sCollaborative Learning Centerhttp://www.globalschoolnet.org/gsncenter/
• www.globaleducation.ning.com• Official social network of the Global Education Conference• Great place to collaborate and share ideas with others around global education• 2012 Global Education Conference will be held November 12 - 16