Reading Digital CitizenshipWriting Critical ThinkingListening & Reflecting Global AwarenessAnalyzing RethinkingQuestioning CollaborationSummarizing Social and Cross Cultural SkillsInferring Problem SolvingSupporting Claims & Provide Evidence Making ConnectionSynthesizing CollaborationBuilding Vocabulary Blogging Retelling in our own words InvestigatingFoster sense of inquiry ViewingMake real world connections SpeakingCollaborative InvestigateCreative Thinking Uncovering
Global Education Conference 2012 Presentation
Flattening the Globe: Resources and Ideas for Teachers with Global Project Potential Presented by Michele L. Haiken, Ed.D. Global Education Conference November 13, 2012
What skills are we working with when doing global projects with our students?
Considerations for Global ProjectsWhat are the outcomes?• What skills will students develop?• What are the desired outcomes of the project?• What type of activities could students do?What is the format?• Are students participating individually or groups?• What is the span, sequence, and scope of the project?• What online environments will be used (Wikis, Skype, Google Docs)• How will information be accessed and shared?What technology is needed?• An entire computer lab or just 1-2 computers?• Digital cameras, webcams, headsets?• Special software?Other considerations . . .• Do I need to coordinate with my IT Department to unblock websites?• How will I share this project with administrators and parents?
Finding Collaborative ProjectsFlat Classroom Project - http://www.flatclassroomproject.org/Going Global – http://goglobals.ns.orgLife Round Here - http://liferoundhere.pbworks.com/Center for Engineering and Science Education at Stevens Institute of Technology - http://www.ciese.org/currichome.htmlCAPspace/Collaborations Around the Planet – http://projects.twice.ccClassroom 2.0 – http://www.classroom20.com/iEarn – http://iearn.org
Successful Collaborative Projects . . . Are clearly defined Have goals and outcomes Include and involve preparation prior to the interactive collaboration Are interactive Revolve around REAL questions and problems Are engaging and motivating
2012 Going Global Project What’s Your Sentence?Students think about their future by answering the question, “what’s my sentence and summarize their lives 30 years from now in one sentence?”
Connect * Communicate * Collaborate7th and 8th grade studentsMedia Literacy elective classCollaborating with students in JapanUse Wiki as a place for students to collaborateAdditional web tools include: Animoto, Skype,Glogster, Smore, QR CodesKey Benefits –• Provide opportunities to learn about foreign cultures first hand• Learn how to work collaboratively with peers using social media• Practice digital citizenship and responsibility• Seek others as experts, not just the teacher• Address media literacy and digital citizenship
Seeking Participants 4 Future Global ProjectsConnecting Students Globally with Music History & Interests: http://www.rockwritelisten.wikispaces.com
Contact Information: Michele L. Haiken, Ed.D. www.theteachingfactor.comwww.mediasavvykids.wikispaces.com @teachingfactor email@example.com