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Julie Lindsay
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Meet the Flat Classroom
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Started this discussion. Last reply by Tina Schmidt Aug 27, 2013.

What are the best ways to get started with global collaboration in the classroom?
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Started this discussion. Last reply by Toni Olivieri-Barton Jul 13, 2012.

 

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Calling Global Educators - Join Flat Connections Projects February 2015

Hello Global Educators!Welcome to another semester where global collaboration supports and enhances and in fact is an integral part of your class curriculum. Global competency, international mindedness, intercultural understanding - all of these are essential objectives in a school that is serious about learning about the world, with the world.I invite you to browse Flat Connections Global Projects starting February…See More
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Calling Global Educators - Join Flat Connections Projects February 2015

Hello Global Educators!Welcome to another semester where global collaboration supports and enhances and in fact is an integral part of your class curriculum. Global competency, international mindedness, intercultural understanding - all of these are essential objectives in a school that is serious about learning about the world, with the world.I invite you to browse Flat Connections Global Projects starting February…See More
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ISTE Global Collaboration PLN - Come and Join and Contribute

The ISTE (International Society for Technology in Education) Global Collaboration PLN is up and running! If you are an ISTE member - please come and join us!You are not an ISTE member? - Well, take a look at what this global organisation has to offer educators. NEWS: The Global Collaboration PLN have taken an…See More
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Julie Lindsay commented on Ann Rooney's blog post Global Project: Handshake Task
"Exciting and detailed handshake activity Ann that highlights key digital citizenship skills for global connection and collaboration."
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Julie Lindsay commented on Julie Carey's blog post Cultural Artifact Handshake Activity
"Love this cultural handshake focus Julie - it encourages students to think about who they are and where they have come from and how to express this to others."
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"Have you seen this yet? 2014 NMC Technology Outlook Australian tertiary Education"
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Julie Lindsay commented on Ann Rooney's blog post FCGP Celebration
"Ann, lovely to see the photo and formal recognition. I would like to cross-post this to the Flat Connections blog, with your permission. Thanks!"
Dec 12, 2014

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Flat Connections Global Educator 14-2 Presentations at http://fuze.me/26020194

December 20, 2014 from 10am to 11am
The Flat Connections Global Educator 14-2 cohort invites you to attend their Global Project Presentations. This online webinar/celebration is the culmination of about 12 weeks of work on the Flat Connections GE professional development course.Participants will share their final global project designs and aspirations for future implementation.Saturday December 20, 10 AEDT. (Friday 19th 6pm EST)See…See More
Dec 12, 2014

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Julie Lindsay
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Julie is a global educator, innovator and leader. She has led the way in technology-infused connections and collaborations across six countries including Africa, Asia and the Middle East. Now based back in Australia as a consultant, presenter and workshop leader she is kept busy as Director of Learning Confluence, founder of Flat Connections, Global Collaboration Consultant for THINK Global School and Adjunct Lecturer at Charles Sturt University, Faculty of Education. Julie is completing her EdD with the University of Southern Queensland with a focus on facilitating positive social change through effective pedagogy for collaboration. @julielindsay
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Calling Global Educators - Join Flat Connections Projects February 2015

Hello Global Educators!

Welcome to another semester where global collaboration supports and enhances and in fact is an integral part of your class curriculum. Global competency, international mindedness,…

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Posted on January 24, 2015 at 12:56pm

ISTE Global Collaboration PLN - Come and Join and Contribute

The ISTE (International Society for Technology in Education) Global Collaboration PLN is up and running! If you are an ISTE member - please come and join us!…
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Posted on January 12, 2015 at 10:48am

'Way beyond Skype'! Flat Connections in THE Journal - March 2014

Flat Connections is featured in the March THE Journal - 'Global Collaboration Projects that go way beyond Skype'

If you select the 'monthly digital edition' hyperlink and sign up you also get to see the 4-min video of the interview I did with them last year at ISTE.

Delighted to see this article about global collaboration,…

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Posted on March 27, 2014 at 3:35pm

The Power of Global Student Leadership

There was an audible (almost) buzz in the room as over 60 young people (high school level) and a handful of teachers came together in the virtual room (Fuzebox). Today was the very FIRST meeting of the Flat Connections Global Project Student Leaders. With a project of over 500 students and 36 teams there will be about 72 leaders sharing this responsibility across the 20 odd schools and six…

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Posted on March 7, 2014 at 2:30pm

#TeacherTuesday starts next week - A global initiative to raise awareness

Announcing #TeacherTuesday 

Prepare to learn about the world through nn innovative online project connecting teachers with bloggers around the…

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Posted on February 20, 2014 at 9:51pm

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At 6:22am on August 18, 2014, Samantha Barron said…

Thanks Julie for the help getting started with this global adventure. I just got it approved by the admin so I am signing my class up for the Flat Classroom Project. Can't wait!

At 7:48am on April 3, 2014, Pamela Jimison said…

Thanks, Julie. Just joined the teacher education group. 

At 2:48pm on February 21, 2014, Dr. Ludmila Smirnova said…

Sounds great. Let me know when you are back and the date of the webinar. I will add it to my Moodle course site.

Thank you and safe travels!

Ludmilla

At 2:38pm on February 21, 2014, Dr. Ludmila Smirnova said…

Yes, Julie, I am teaching an online Literacy and Technology class (with 9 teacher candidates). We started the semester in January and it will be over in the beginning of May. I will offer the class to participate in FCP. My next meeting with the class is on Feb 24th. from 7:45 to 9:30PM EST. Would you like to meet with my class and explain the tasks for the project?

If yes, I will send you the link to Adobe Connect room.

Ludmilla

At 9:47am on December 10, 2013, Alan Preis said…

Thanks! I unfortunately don't have my students at that time but I hope to participate, perhaps with another teaching colleague who may be collaborating with me here.

At 9:41am on December 10, 2013, Alan Preis said…

Thanks, Julie. Would it be worth us participating in the FCP student summit on 12/12 if we're interested in this Spring's projects?

At 12:57pm on October 13, 2013, Tina Zitzlaff said…

Hi Julie,

I am a little overwhelmed right now. There is a lot to learn! But after 6 years in San Francisco, I am keen to bring Flat Classrooms to rural NSW. I am a French teacher for years 1 - 10 and I am wondering if I would be able to connect to classrooms in France or in French-speaking countries?

At 1:21am on September 4, 2013,
FC Global Educator
Marlene Noujaim
said…

hi am feeling little lost...trying to keep up with work at school. I added the 2 modules for citizenship and communication at the same time. Can that be fixed? In regard to project how do we group ourselfves?

At 11:25am on January 3, 2013, Allan 'Rocky' Shwedel said…

p.s.  I just sent a request to add you as a colleague but I just hit the send without adding any text!

At 11:23am on January 3, 2013, Allan 'Rocky' Shwedel said…

Hello Julie,

Thanks for connecting.  I've posted some brief feedback to Barbara and Eva on the Teacher Educators discussion group.  

 
 
 

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