Transforming learning through global collaboration
As I was curious as to whether I could align the Globalstorytelling Project with international standards, I chose the ISTE standards. I found that it did align with all 6 standards, under the following sections. Please note that this challenge #11 of the Flat Classroom Certified Teacher Certificate.
1. Creativity and…Continue
Posted on January 20, 2012 at 10:00pm
For module 5 Choice and Creation of the Certified Flat Classroom teacher course, I shall refer to the global storytelling project
Learning Intention of this project:
Students will learn about favourite books of students in Australia, Malaysia, China and Bulgaria. They will collaborate and share stories through using computer software and a shared wikispace. Students will also learn about the cultures in these…Continue
Posted on January 20, 2012 at 9:30pm
Having been involved in a variety of Flat Classroom Projects over the past four years, I have twice been involved as a judge, the most recent opportunity was for FCP 11-3. This has been a great experience giving me an insight into another dimension of the projects. Following is some of the learning that took place:-
Collaborating on a global scale with fellow judges, finding appropriate times to meet and agree on judging criteria
The time pressure involved in getting the job…
Posted on January 18, 2012 at 7:34pm
The assessment process on a collaborative wiki has to be tailored to the project given. The assessment criteria needs to be reconsidered each time a collaborative wiki project is undertaken as the projects, procedures and outcomes may be different.
In the global storytelling project, students collaboratively pooled the book trailers onto a common site, but worked mainly as individuals in the creation of their own book trailer. However, there were several groups of students from…
Posted on January 18, 2012 at 7:00pm
Global Storytelling wass a collaborative project using a wiki that involved four schools, five teachers and an Australian community group – the Melbourne Writers Festival. Students created book trailers on a book of their choosing often reflecting the different cultures involved.
Working collaboratively and globally on the wiki differed to…Continue
Posted on January 18, 2012 at 4:30pm