‘A Week in the Life…’ 2012-2A Flat Classroom® Project for Elementary School students                  Grades 3-5, age 8-10...
How many of you have used  Blackboard Collaborate?             Vote Here
Introducing the Flat               Classroom® Who is the Flat Classroom®?           • Where can you find us?             ...
What do we do? Flat Classroom® Projects LLC   Flat Classroom® Project and all other projects   Certified Teacher progra...
Flat Classroom®         Global Projects                                                           P10-11*  Flat Classroom®...
In the past…….• http://aweekinthelife11-1.flatclassroomproject.org/   – Over 300 students   – 14 classrooms   – South Kore...
Project Management AWL 12-2Project ManagersToni Olivieri-Barton toniobarton@gmail.comMichelle McGarvey angel82129@gmail.co...
Project Tools - Teachers• Flat Classrooms Ning – Our ‘social’ educational  network  – Join the AWL 12-2 group  – ‘Handhake...
Essential Questions Which Will Be    Answered as part of the project• What are the similarities and differences  among chi...
1. Do some research on a week in thelife of children in your school around           these NINE topics:•   School time•   ...
2. Collect multimedia and share with            team members• Multimedia choices: video, audio, slideshow,  cartoons, etc....
3. Complete a final project demonstrating your information to       the rest of the group.• Each classroom will be respons...
Project Tools - Students• Edmodo – Our ‘social’ educational network  – Students in teams  – ‘Handhake’ – introductions  – ...
How many of you have used       Edmodo?
Good Tips for Edmodo
How many of you have used      Wikispaces?
Good Tips for Wikispaces
Don’t worry! We will be going over all  information again at each weekly             meeting!• Any questions at this point...
Workflow AWL 12-2 – Part 1                  Classroom Handshake                                                Class Hands...
Student TEAMS                               Team 1   Team 2   Team 3    Team 4   Team 5   Team 6              School Time ...
Level Based on Student Size         with 6 students per teamLevel          Up to Number of Students      Number of Teams2 ...
AWL Teacher Admin Doc• You will be invited to this  – List of resources as reference  – Add your details – class size, exp...
Fill out teacher information
You Should Already Have:Filled in the online billing formJoined the wikispaces  Join flatclassroomproject.org first, th...
Adding Your School on the Wiki• All Teachers will need to join the wiki• Add their school on the home page with  – Their s...
Putting Schools and Students onto the Team Grid
Before Next Meeting AS A TEACHER• Fill in the Teacher admin doc.• Post a pre-project teacher reflection on the  teacher bl...
Before Next Meeting WITH STUDENTS• Work on a Classroom Handshake to share on  Edmodo• Classroom to Classroom Handshake  – ...
Project Workflow:     AWL 02 - September-December• Application Deadline: September 1• Online Teacher Information Meeting: ...
Questions?
Published by                                     PEARSON                                       January                    ...
Our Live Events Flat Classroom® Conference     2009 – Doha, Qatar     2011 – Beijing, China     2012 – Germany     20...
Flat Classroom®      Conference      a 501(c)3 nonprofitEurope 2012 | Asia 2013 Germany – December 6-8, 2012   Japan – Mar...
Announcing F.L.A.T.s!     Flat Learning Action Talks     The online talk youll want to hear!Regular online sessions featur...
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  • Remind them to run their Audio Setup Wizard. Make sure timer is turned on. Should we do music?
  • Teachers need to vote.
  • Julie: Our aim is to create projects and opportunities across all levels of education. Right now we have FCP and NetGenEd for high school, Digiteen for upper ES, MS and HS, AWL for upper ES, Eracism for MS HS and our new pilot this semester is Building Bridges to Tomorrow for K-2 level – over 40 classrooms from about more than 10 countries
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  • TONI - EXPLAIN HOW TO USE EDMODO
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  • Awl12 2 teacher kickoff sept 2012 (2)

    1. 1. ‘A Week in the Life…’ 2012-2A Flat Classroom® Project for Elementary School students Grades 3-5, age 8-10 While you are waiting, please go to “Tools”, “Audio” to test the “Audio Setup Wizard”
    2. 2. How many of you have used Blackboard Collaborate? Vote Here
    3. 3. Introducing the Flat Classroom® Who is the Flat Classroom®? • Where can you find us? flatclassroomproject.net  Directors and co-founders flatclassrooms.ning.com Julie Lindsay @julielindsay flatclassroomconference.com Vicki Davis @coolcatteacher @flatclassroom #flatclass  Coordinator: Lisa Durff @durff
    4. 4. What do we do? Flat Classroom® Projects LLC  Flat Classroom® Project and all other projects  Certified Teacher program Flat Classroom® Conference and live Events Inc. a 501(c) 3 Non profit  Conference  to help scholarship students from areas of the world in need.  Digiteen Project
    5. 5. Flat Classroom® Global Projects P10-11* Flat Classroom® Project @flatclassroom P11-12 Digiteen™ Project @digiteen P13-14 ‘A Week in the Life…’ Project Gr3-5 @flatclassroom P12-13 @netgened NetGenEd™ Project P13 @eracismproject Eracism™ Project P13 @flatclassroom K-2 Project Building Bridges to Tomorrow NEW! @flatclasskids*See the frameworks for each model on referenced page numbers.
    6. 6. In the past…….• 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• http://aweekinthelife12-1.flatclassroomproject.org – Over 500 students – 25 classrooms – Turkey, China, Slovakia, USA
    7. 7. Project Management AWL 12-2Project ManagersToni Olivieri-Barton toniobarton@gmail.comMichelle McGarvey angel82129@gmail.comLT Community BuildersMark Meyers markmeyers@hendricksdayschool.orgAshley Holst ashleyjean23@gmail.comLT Multimedia MentorMaureen Tumenas mtumenas@berkshirecountryday.orgMaryFran Lynch maryfranlynch@gmail.comMeetup ManagerFlat Classroom Coordinator: Lisa Durff
    8. 8. Project Tools - Teachers• Flat Classrooms Ning – Our ‘social’ educational network – Join the AWL 12-2 group – ‘Handhake’ – introductions – Share ideas, converse, solve problems• Google Group – For emails and more private communication as needed• Google docs – Teacher admin doc – Team Grids – student teams and class information
    9. 9. Essential Questions Which Will Be Answered as part of the project• 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?
    10. 10. 1. Do some research on a week in thelife of children in your school around these NINE topics:• School time• Languages• Clothing• Housing• Transportation• Leisure time• Food• Celebration• Environment
    11. 11. 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
    12. 12. 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.
    13. 13. Project Tools - Students• Edmodo – Our ‘social’ educational network – Students in teams – ‘Handhake’ – introductions – Share ideas, converse, solve problems• Wikispaces - Our collaborative working area – Co-create wiki pages with material share for each topic
    14. 14. How many of you have used Edmodo?
    15. 15. Good Tips for Edmodo
    16. 16. How many of you have used Wikispaces?
    17. 17. Good Tips for Wikispaces
    18. 18. Don’t worry! We will be going over all information again at each weekly meeting!• Any questions at this point of the meeting?
    19. 19. Workflow AWL 12-2 – Part 1 Classroom Handshake Class Handshake, teachers’Edmodo Join the AWL 12-2, comment, interact Team Formation In Teams, individualEdmodo Organize by Teams handshake Multimedia Collection Wiki, Edmodo Sharing raw multimedia
    20. 20. Student TEAMS Team 1 Team 2 Team 3 Team 4 Team 5 Team 6 School Time 1A 1B 1C 1D 1E 1F Languages 2A 2B 2C 2D 2E 2F Clothing 3A 3B 3C 3D 3E 3F HousingTeam Topics 4A 4B 4C 4D 4E 4F FLAT CLASSROOM TEAMS 2009 Transportation 5A 5B 5C 5D 5E 5F Leisure Time 6A 6B 6C 6D 6E 6F Food 7A 7B 7C 7D 7E 7F Celebrations 8A 8B 8C 8D 8E 8F Environment 9A 9B 9C 9D 9E 9F ‘A Week in the Life...’ Team Grid
    21. 21. Level Based on Student Size with 6 students per teamLevel Up to Number of Students Number of Teams2 216 36 (4 x 9 topics)3 270 45 (5x9)4 324 54 (6x9)5 432 72 (8x9) (maximum number 432 after which time, the students should be split into separate strands and 2 simultaneous strands are run)
    22. 22. AWL Teacher Admin Doc• You will be invited to this – List of resources as reference – Add your details – class size, experience etc. – Newbies and veterans sections
    23. 23. Fill out teacher information
    24. 24. You Should Already Have:Filled in the online billing formJoined the wikispaces Join flatclassroomproject.org first, then after approval Join the project wiki (will be ready soon!) aweekinthelife12-2.flatclassroomproject.orgJoin the Teacher Google GroupJoined the Ning Joined the AWL 12-2 teacher group on the Ning
    25. 25. Adding Your School on the 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
    26. 26. Putting Schools and Students onto the Team Grid
    27. 27. 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 12-2 Code: j11x0w – Create a separate group for your class (optional) – Do not add students yet!
    28. 28. 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
    29. 29. Project Workflow: AWL 02 - September-December• Application Deadline: September 1• Online Teacher Information Meeting: before September 15• Classroom and Student Handshake: September 15-30• Team Formation and Project Discussions: October 1-30• Multimedia Collection and Sharing: November 1-15• Media Collation and Product Development: November 15-30• Celebration, Summits and Reflections: November 30- December 15
    30. 30. Questions?
    31. 31. Published by PEARSON January 2012 www.flatclassroombook.com Your step-by-step guide to creating a global classroom.Join the Flat Classrooms communityon Facebook to learn more, share Read the book and joinideas and be inspired.www.facebook.com/flatclassrooms the community!
    32. 32. Our Live Events Flat Classroom® Conference  2009 – Doha, Qatar  2011 – Beijing, China  2012 – Germany  2013 – Japan Flat Classroom® Workshops  Hong Kong 2009  Mumbai 2010, 2012  USA (educators) 2008, 2010 DigiTeacher™ Workshop  ISTE 2010, 2011, 2012?  Mumbai 2012
    33. 33. Flat Classroom® Conference a 501(c)3 nonprofitEurope 2012 | Asia 2013 Germany – December 6-8, 2012 Japan – March 8-10, 2013 flatclassroomconference.com
    34. 34. Announcing F.L.A.T.s! Flat Learning Action Talks The online talk youll want to hear!Regular online sessions featuring inspirational ideas from global educators and students. Starting again in September 2012 http://flats.flatclassroomproject.org/

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