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Susan Adams left a comment for Emily McCarren
"Awesome job on the big Flat Classroom event!  I've just been reading what Julie posted from your school. It sounds like your staff really loved it. "
Aug 27, 2013
Holly Fairbrother commented on Emily McCarren's blog post Handshake Design Task
"I like this - great choices and lots of clear instructions :)"
Feb 26, 2013
Tracey Bryan commented on Emily McCarren's blog post Handshake Design Task
"I like this idea of a digital handshake, sort of like an online ice-breaker. This might be a fun activities for teachers before meeting for an international conference or a good way for virtual participants to get to know each other."
Feb 24, 2013
Emily McCarren commented on Julie Lindsay's event Future Learning Action Talks - FCCT12-2
"I'll be there!  ;) "
Feb 20, 2013

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Julie Lindsay commented on Emily McCarren's blog post Handshake Design Task
"Excellent! This is wonderful for cross-cultural exchange 0 especially where there are more extreme weather differences. Love the use of different senses also. Thank you!"
Feb 13, 2013
Emily McCarren posted a blog post

Admiration for the PLN

Working through the Flat Classroom Challenges and on Bonus #13 (Engage with Social Media) I stopped to give pause to the fact that I really admire my PLN (Personal/ Professional Learning Network).   This pause was due to the fact that I was really nervous at the thought of presenting my Global Project Design on social media (I used twitter a bit) because it isn't really well formed yet and I didn't want to push out an idea that was half baked to the folks that might follow me on twitter.   I…See More
Feb 12, 2013
Susan Adams commented on Emily McCarren's blog post Summative vs. Formative Assessment
"This is a great challenge for eveyone in this digital age - feeling comfortable to give an unresolved response.  It goes back to discussions at the beginning of the Flat Classroom book - if there is no response, the other party doesn't…"
Feb 12, 2013
Emily McCarren posted a blog post

Handshake Design Task

Our thoughts on the digital handshake:  What is a digital handshake?by Emily and Akram In most cultures a handshake is a direct form of acknowledging the other person's presence. It has its roots to the 5th Century BC. 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…See More
Feb 9, 2013
Susan Adams left a comment for Emily McCarren
"I like the graphic you are designing for Global Learning.  Please let us know when you finish the narrative that goes along with it.   "
Feb 7, 2013
Allan 'Rocky' Shwedel commented on Emily McCarren's blog post Summative vs. Formative Assessment
"Hello Emily,   Thanks for your reply to my questions. It sounds like you are using rubrics in neat ways with your students!   Your reply got me thinking about the fact that I don't actually have students make rubrics for assignments…"
Feb 5, 2013
Emily McCarren commented on Emily McCarren's blog post Summative vs. Formative Assessment
"Thanks for your post Rocky!   I like to use student made rubrics that are built through group discussion and negotiation.  Engaging them in the decisions about what is important (and therefore will impact their grade) has been really…"
Feb 3, 2013
Allan 'Rocky' Shwedel commented on Emily McCarren's blog post Summative vs. Formative Assessment
"Hello Emily, I surely can't share any words of wisdom regarding the seismic action that leads to the ever widening rift between "read" and "respond". :(  Indeed, just before I logged on here I read and then marked with…"
Feb 3, 2013

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Julie Lindsay commented on Emily McCarren's video
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E Publishing (The Story)

"Curation of resources could be considered another form of e-publishing? eg Flat Classroom Scoop-it I really thing transformation is the way to go - and you probably know that the Kindle version of our book is terrible! No transformation found…"
Jan 30, 2013

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Julie Lindsay commented on Emily McCarren's blog post Summative vs. Formative Assessment
"Emily, in a perfect world, and one that has 48 hours in each day, we would all be expert responders. Your points are very valid, and this discussion is a great one to have as a wake-up call to have systems in place and priorities in terms of time…"
Jan 30, 2013
akram commented on Emily McCarren's blog post Summative vs. Formative Assessment
"Emily interesting post. We are under pressure to respond immediately or soon thereafter....reflective responses take time. I am trying to work according to three main goals that I want to accomplish period. Anything else falls in a B, C and D pile.…"
Jan 29, 2013
Edna Marie Phythian commented on Emily McCarren's blog post Summative vs. Formative Assessment
"Emily, It seems as though you and I have similar jobs. I also receive many vague requests for partnering. I think the reason is that others in many places want to get connected simply for cultural awareness reasons, where are committed to having…"
Jan 27, 2013

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At 3:33am on August 27, 2013, Susan Adams said…

Awesome job on the big Flat Classroom event!  I've just been reading what Julie posted from your school. It sounds like your staff really loved it. 

At 3:39am on February 7, 2013, Susan Adams said…

I like the graphic you are designing for Global Learning.  Please let us know when you finish the narrative that goes along with it. 

 

At 4:33pm on October 25, 2012,
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Hi Emily, welcome to Flat Classrooms. Don't forget to join the FCCT12-2 group and 'friend' others in the course. Glad to have you join us!

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Admiration for the PLN

Working through the Flat Classroom Challenges and on Bonus #13 (Engage with Social Media) I stopped to give pause to the fact that I really admire my PLN (Personal/ Professional Learning Network).   

This pause was due to the fact that I was really nervous at the thought of presenting my Global Project Design on social media (I used twitter a bit) because it isn't really well formed yet and I didn't want to push out an idea that was half baked to the folks that might follow me…

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Posted on February 12, 2013 at 4:00pm

Handshake Design Task

Our thoughts on the digital handshake: 

What is a digital handshake?

by Emily and Akram 

In most cultures a handshake is a direct form of acknowledging the other person's presence. It has its roots to the 5th Century…

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Posted on February 9, 2013 at 1:30am — 4 Comments

Summative vs. Formative Assessment

As a participant in the Flat Classroom Certified Teacher Course, we all have the opportunity to live projects through the eyes of students.  The satisfying meaning making with people from all over the world is sometimes overshadowed with the challenges that we encounter to 

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Respond

As a professional, I often…

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Posted on January 21, 2013 at 2:27am — 7 Comments

Good Communication Skills in Schools

Quad Blogging Assignment 

(Mark Grinder, Emily McCarren and Paula Cancro) 

Establishing good communication…

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Posted on January 13, 2013 at 2:00pm — 1 Comment

 
 
 

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