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Christine Trimnell
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  • Melbourne, Victoria
  • Australia
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Christine Trimnell replied to Julie Lindsay's discussion Global Project Designs - FCGE Cohort 16-1 in the group Flat Connections Global Educator 16-1
"Hi Kathryn, Sounds like a great project. I love the idea of students sharing a view of their own classroom spaces and then researching 21st thinking in school spaces, collaborating with each other and then redesigning their classrooms. All very…"
Jun 2, 2016
Christine Trimnell replied to Julie Lindsay's discussion Global Project Designs - FCGE Cohort 16-1 in the group Flat Connections Global Educator 16-1
"I have added an example of what I mean by a 'scaffolded' poem.Although students follow the format they are free to make it about any topic that means something to them.All students can be 'successful' poets using this approach."
May 28, 2016
Christine Trimnell replied to Julie Lindsay's discussion Global Project Designs - FCGE Cohort 16-1 in the group Flat Connections Global Educator 16-1
"Hi. Attached is a flier I handed out at our ICT network meeting this week. Hopefully it clarifies my intentions a little more."
May 28, 2016
Christine Trimnell commented on Kathryn Chase's blog post Major Assignment #1: MM Artifact
"Hi Kathryn, Glad you got the link to work - and 'thanks' for the 'thankyou'!"
May 27, 2016
Christine Trimnell posted a video

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BYOD - Personal multimedia presentation-- Created using PowToon -- Free sign up at http://www.powtoon.com/youtube/ -- Create animated videos and animated pre...
May 22, 2016
Christine Trimnell replied to Julie Lindsay's discussion Global Project Designs - FCGE Cohort 16-1 in the group Flat Connections Global Educator 16-1
"Thanks Julie for reading and suggestions... I think if I included a couple of examples of the types of poems I’d like kids to create that would clarify things. But shall try to make it all clearer and include a general statement too. I…"
May 22, 2016
Christine Trimnell replied to Julie Lindsay's discussion Global Project Designs - FCGE Cohort 16-1 in the group Flat Connections Global Educator 16-1
"Hi Everyone, Here is my Global Project Design Template suitable for students aged 8-11 years. Poetry with Passion and Performance! I'd appreciate any comments, suggestions, etc. Thanks - Chris"
May 21, 2016
Christine Trimnell replied to Julie Lindsay's discussion Part 2: Global Project Design Discussions in the group Flat Connections Global Educator 16-1
"Without 'design', online global collaboration will have only limited success! Every teacher is busy and one's time is of utmost importance. Therefore advanced planning needs to go into every proposed Project before it is launched to…"
May 6, 2016
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Apr 17, 2016

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Julie Lindsay replied to Christine Trimnell's discussion Minor Assignment 1 - Flatblogging - Chris Trimnell in the group Flat Connections Global Educator 16-1
"great work Chris! You have shared relevant images and multimedia to support the topic and synthesized this into key relevant areas of discussion. Yes, it could be a chapter! The challenge is to hone in on what is most important - the tow of you…"
Mar 28, 2016
Christine Trimnell added a discussion to the group Flat Connections Global Educator 16-1
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Minor Assignment 1 - Flatblogging - Chris Trimnell

Hi All,I have resurrected a global2 blog I set up 15 months ago to celebrate student work. I will be redesigning this but for now it has allowed me to reuse the Homepage to write my 'Flatblogging' article. As it contains student work, access is restricted to those with the password. So when you click on the link you will need to enter the password: plpshttp://plakesict.global2.vic.edu.au/2016/03/26/global-learning/Ok,…See More
Mar 27, 2016
Christine Trimnell replied to Julie Lindsay's discussion Module 3 Discussions: Communication and Global Citizenship in the group Flat Connections Global Educator 16-1
"I agree Kathryn. The digital tools just allow lots of choice for students and teachers. In the words of Andrew Churches "It's not about the tools, it's using the tools to facilitate learning" But the tech. tools do make it…"
Mar 25, 2016
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Mar 15, 2016
Christine Trimnell replied to Julie Lindsay's discussion Module 2 Discussions - Connected learning! in the group Flat Connections Global Educator 16-1
"Hi. Email is still my main form of connecting to others in my professional world. I also belong to several Google communities and have participated in Google hangouts as part of a 21CLT series of PDs. As part of this course I ran a few staff…"
Mar 15, 2016
Christine Trimnell replied to Julie Lindsay's discussion Module 1 discussions - How global are you? in the group Flat Connections Global Educator 16-1
"Hi I'm Chris from a primary school in Pakenham which is on the outskirts of Melbourne, Australia. I guess I'm a bit old school in that in my professional life, outside of school hours, I spend more time reading and responding to emails…"
Mar 15, 2016
Christine Trimnell commented on Julie Lindsay's group Flat Connections Global Educator 16-1
"Hi All,Looking forward to getting started and meeting up with everyone. Cheers - Chris Trimnell, Melbourne, Australia"
Mar 4, 2016

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Name:
Chris
About Me:
Primary Teacher - 35 years
including 1/2 this time working as an ICT Teacher, prior to that as a teacher/librarian and 6 years at the beginning of my career as a classroom teacher in rural schools. Have enjoyed working across all sectors: Government, Catholic and Private.
Website:
http://www.plps.vic.edu.au
Interest in Flat Connections
Always keen to learn more. Love making connections across the world and seeing students discover we all have more similarities than differences - regardless of age.

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FCGE 16-1 Minor Assignment1: Flatblogging - Combined blog post by Mike Fish and Chris Trimnell

We used a Google Doc to combine our initial personal blogs, then edited them into one cohesive post.

The doc. has been shared so anyone with the link should now only be able to 'view'.

However, be aware that when it opens it reverts back to an 'editable' mode.

On the top right hand side change 'editing' to 'viewing' and all the links will become active.…

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Posted on April 17, 2016 at 2:30am

FC16-1 Flatblogging - Christine Trimnell

I have reposted my initial blog entry so all of our work is 'together'.

The blog entry is password protected because it contains student work.

Password required is: plps

Link: http://plakesict.global2.vic.edu.au/2016/03/26/global-learning/ 

My earlier post of this work and Julie's comment are located here:…

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Posted on April 17, 2016 at 1:42am

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