Last year…….• http://aweekinthelife11-1.flatclassroomproject.org/ – Over 300 students – 14 classrooms – South Korea, Canada, Qatar, USA• http://aweekinthelife11-2.flatclassroomproject.org/ – Over 370 students – 22 Classrooms – Canada, Poland, China, South Korea, USA
Essential Questions Which Will Be Answered• What are the similarities and differences among children around the world?• How can we connect with each other through our commonalities?• How does your geography where you live impact your topic?
1. Do some research on a week in thelife of children in your school around these topics:• School time• Languages & Clothing• Housing & Transportation• Leisure time• Holidays &Celebration• Environment
2. Collect multimedia and share with team members• Multimedia choices: video, audio, slideshow, cartoons, etc.• Share multimedia online via team wiki pages• Discuss differences and similarities between multimedia
3. Complete a final project demonstrating your information to the rest of the group.• Each classroom will be responsible to assemble a number of team projects• Upload finished projects to the wiki• View all the group projects and compare and contrast the results.
Do you think the final project should be individual or group?
Workflow AWL 12-1 – Part 1 Classroom Handshake Class Handshake, teachers’Edmodo Join the AWL 12-1, comment, interact Team Formation In Teams, individualEdmodo Organize by Teams handshake Multimedia Collection Wiki, Edmodo Sharing raw multimedia
TEAMS Team 1 Team 2 Team 3 Team 4 Team 5 Team 6 School Time 1A 1B 1C 1D 1E 1F Languages and 2A 2B 2C 2D 2E 2F Clothing Housing and 3A 3B 3C 3D 3E 3FTeam Topics Transportation FLAT CLASSROOM TEAMS 2009 Leisure Time Food and 4A 4B 4C 4D 4E 4F 5A 5B 5C 5D 5E 5F Celebrations Environment 6A 6B 6C 6D 6E 6F ‘A Week in the Life...’ Team Grid
AWL Teacher Admin Doc• You have been invited to this – List of resources as reference – Add your details – class size, experience etc. – Newbies and veterans sections – https://docs.google.com/document/d/1kHsxHrPzr p4BD4AGTpofarDXcbKRP2MQ9OUHBKwmPi8/edit
Should Already Have:Fill in the online billing formJoin the wikispacesJoin the Teacher Google GroupJoined the Ning Joined the AWL 12-1 on the Ning
Adding School on Wiki• All Teachers will need to join the wiki• Add their school on the home page with – Their school logo – A time stamp from clocklink.com – A school photograph of students or the school
Before Next Meeting AS A TEACHER• Fill in the Teacher admin doc.• Post a pre-project teacher reflection on the teacher blog• Join Edmodo as a teacher http://www.edmodo.com/ – Group: FCP AWL 12-1 Code: fbijrm – Create a separate group for your class (optional) – Do not add students yet!
Before Next Meeting WITH STUDENTS• Work on a Classroom Handshake to share on Edmodo• Classroom to Classroom Handshake – Skype: http://skype.com or – Eyejot: http://eyejot.com
Project Workflow• Online Teacher Information Meeting: February 28• Classroom Handshake and Team formation: March 1-15• Student Handshake (by team) and Project Discussions: March 15-April 15• Multimedia Collection and Sharing: April 15-30• Media Collation and Product Development: May 1-15• Celebration, Summits and Reflections: May 15- June 1