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Transforming learning through global collaboration

Barbara Morganfield
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  • Sue Levine @staffdevjnkie
  • Catalina Valenzuela
  • Tasha Cowdy
  • Tena Kilroy
  • Gretchen Cherian
  • Edna Marie Phythian
  • Yvonne Caples
  • Caroline Black
  • Abena Bailey
  • Julie Balen
  • Jason Graham
  • Helen McConaghy
  • Lisa Durff
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Post-Secondary Pre-Service Teachers.

I would welcome the opportunity to visit with pre-service teacher educators who would be interested in developing a FC project for pre-service teachers. Here are some very preliminary thoughts based…Continue

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Started Oct 21, 2012

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Julie Lindsay commented on Barbara Morganfield's blog post Challenge 15: Putting it all together.
"Congratulations Barbara for completing the course and for being such an active member of our community. You have certainly made us all think about the need for flattening the college/university level of education and I am sure you will continue to…"
Jan 21, 2013
Barbara Morganfield posted a blog post

Challenge 15: Putting it all together.

For this challenge, we were asked to complete a task with the FCP organization. The one I chose was judging student videos for one of the FCProjects. The students created videos - the ones I assessed were those dealing with Globalization and Outsourcing. The rubric provided was very helpful and I found it to be useful and reliable. The other judges and I, (two others) listed our top 4-5 videos…See More
Jan 3, 2013
Barbara Morganfield posted a blog post

Global Project Design

Our task is to join a group of people to pursue a plan for a global collaborative project. Thanks to the FlatClassrooms Ning and Julie and Vicki - I have connected with other teacher educators who are interested in discussing ways we can collaborate. Mostly I have been in contact with Eva Brown, from a previous cohort who is doing Amazing things with her pre-service teachers. She has been instrumental in guiding me along the way, helping me to take baby steps, and providing me with excellent…See More
Dec 17, 2012
Barbara Morganfield commented on Julie Lindsay's group Teacher Educators
"What conference will you be attending? "
Dec 13, 2012
Robert and Barbara Morganfield are now friends
Dec 10, 2012

Founder
Julie Lindsay commented on Barbara Morganfield's blog post Our Global Handshake Project: By Julie, Tasha, Yvonne, & Barb
"Excellent work team! really enjoyed reading your research-based approach for Middle grades students. Glogster is a wonderful visual tool and encourages engagement through being so versatile with multimedia inclusion. This is something I would like…"
Nov 27, 2012
Barbara Morganfield and Terry Smith are now friends
Nov 23, 2012

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Julie Lindsay commented on Barbara Morganfield's video
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Barb's FCProject Video

"Barb, love the clever use of Animoto for this as well as the practical way you showed the usefulness of a PLE for social entrepreneurship. Thanks!"
Nov 22, 2012
Barbara Morganfield posted a blog post

Our Global Handshake Project: By Julie, Tasha, Yvonne, & Barb

What is a handshake and why is it important?Handshaking can be traced as far back as 5th century BC. A handshake is a sign of mutual trust and respect. It is a person’s bond, an agreement between parties. It conveys partnership, equality, peace. Even in the field of telecommunications, machines commence new relationships with a handshake to establish a common set of working agreements:“In information technology, telecommunications, and related fields, handshaking is an automated process of…See More
Nov 18, 2012
Barbara Morganfield commented on Julie Lindsay's group Teacher Educators
"Please join me at the Global Education Conference in a few hours for: Flattening the Walls in Teacher Education - Barbara Morganfield, Ed.D. Associate Clinical Professor When: Thu, November 15, 10pm – 11pm CDT, GMC-6   SESSION LINK -…"
Nov 16, 2012
Barbara Morganfield commented on Helen McConaghy's video
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The Education of Generation G

"What great info! Who knew? "
Nov 16, 2012
Barbara Morganfield commented on Yvonne Caples's video
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Transatlantic Journey 3.0

"This is great! I really like this!"
Nov 16, 2012
Abena Bailey commented on Barbara Morganfield's blog post Challenge #10 CHOICE
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Nov 13, 2012
Barbara Morganfield commented on Barbara Morganfield's blog post Challenge #10 CHOICE
"Thanks, Abena! You made my day!"
Nov 13, 2012
Abena Bailey commented on Barbara Morganfield's blog post Challenge #10 CHOICE
"Wow Barb! Once again, you've inspired me. Just yesterday I was talking to a colleague about the best way for learners to create PLEs and you've just provided the answer. I'm very interested to see how the 'planning'…"
Nov 13, 2012
Barbara Morganfield commented on Julie Lindsay's event FLATs - Pre-service/Trainee Teacher Educators talk about course developments to include global collaboration
"Looking forward to the conversation! If you're able, join me for my GEC session on Thursday, November 15, 10:00 p.m. CDT, GMT-6, we will examine these questions: 1. What opportunities are available for teacher educators to flatten their…"
Nov 12, 2012

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Name:
Barb
About Me:
I am a perpetual learner, a wife, and mother, and teacher educator. I love to learn and am most effective when I have someone to bounce ideas off of.
Website:
http://blmteach.blogspot.com
Interest in Flat Connections
To continue to make my courses meaningful, real world, and engaging for my students. I haven't stopped learning since I went to PGL12 this summer and was able to learn from Julie Lindsay and many others. I hope to use this information to provide a focus for all the input I've gotten this summer!

Barbara Morganfield's Blog

Challenge 15: Putting it all together.

For this challenge, we were asked to complete a task with the FCP organization. The one I chose was judging student videos for one of the FCProjects. The students created videos - the ones I assessed were those dealing with Globalization and Outsourcing. The rubric provided was very helpful and I found it to be useful and reliable. The other judges and I, (two others) listed our top 4-5 videos…

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Posted on January 3, 2013 at 3:00am — 1 Comment

Global Project Design

Our task is to join a group of people to pursue a plan for a global collaborative project. Thanks to the FlatClassrooms Ning and Julie and Vicki - I have connected with other teacher educators who are interested in discussing ways we can collaborate. 



Mostly I have been in contact with Eva Brown, from a previous cohort who is doing Amazing things with her pre-service teachers. She has been instrumental in guiding me along the way, helping me to take baby steps, and providing me with…

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Posted on December 17, 2012 at 3:23am

Our Global Handshake Project: By Julie, Tasha, Yvonne, & Barb

What is a handshake and why is it important?

Handshaking can be traced as far back as 5th century BC. A handshake is a sign of mutual trust and respect. It is a person’s bond, an agreement between parties. It conveys partnership, equality, peace. Even in the field of telecommunications, machines commence new relationships with a handshake to establish a common set of working agreements:

“In information technology, telecommunications, and…

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Posted on November 18, 2012 at 2:00pm — 1 Comment

Great Prezi on the GEC

A great place to find information in one place about the GEC



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Posted on November 11, 2012 at 7:57am

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At 8:06pm on September 6, 2012, Tasha Cowdy said…

Hi Barb!  I've had a little play with Netvibes and so far Im really liking it.  How are you going with it?

At 7:50pm on September 3, 2012, Tasha Cowdy said…

So many great tools out there!  Trying to work through them, slowly but steadily.  Will have a play with netvibes tonight.

At 7:39pm on September 2, 2012, Tasha Cowdy said…

I'm thinking of trying netvibes.  Do you know anything about it?

At 12:11pm on August 31, 2012, Julie Balen said…

Thanks for your kind works Barb. We have lots to learn from each other, for sure.

 
 
 

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