Transforming learning through global collaboration
Greetings for 2015. We've just returned to school and my ESL Year 11 students have just made their 'Handshake' videos.
Hi Ann- collaborating on a global network must really transform the learning experience for your…Continue
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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,…Continue
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Handshakes are an important way for participants in a global project to introduce themselves and set the tone for the project. The Cultural Artifact handshake serves both those purposes for the Who Am I? Project.
Students find some object to express what is special about them. They photograph…Continue
As students completed their co-created videos for the Flat Connections Global Project (…Continue
This post is about some links and resources that are useful for global collaboration.
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For the past few months I have been working with a group of educators globally as we fine tune our learning about being connected educators in a global setting. One way of coping as an online learner involved setting up a page on my SandBox Wiki and dumping all the links that flew at me. This included any contact information and all the important…Continue
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Twitter is a great tool to gather professional learning resources, broaden learning networks and as a platform to 'push' information out to your networks. Twitter Chats are forums to engage people in your networks and beyond on specific topics and enquiry questions of interest.
As part of our work at the Asia Education Foundation we engage educators and PLCs in a range of topical Twitter Chats. You can find information about AEF Twitter chats here…Continue
"Although technology is used in communication, digital citizenship is still squarely about relating to people."
Lindsay, Vicki Davis Julie (2012-02-08). Flattening Classrooms, Engaging Minds: Move to Global Collaboration One Step at a Time (Pearson Resources for 21st Century Learning) (Page 99). Pearson HE, Inc.. Kindle Edition.
When embarking on a journey of global…Continue
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Here is my Quadblogging assignment
I had 5x feedback and over 500 views. To date this has been my most successful post.…Continue
I have just completed my outsourced video co-creation with Bonnie.
The topic is Wearable Technology: impact on society and global community. I used PowToons to organise my information and to sequence ideas. This is the first time I have used Powtoons and I found the timing of headings and images quite challenging. I also wanted to learn how to do an interactive YouTube so I have added more depth to my presentation by linking to relevant videos. Bonnie provided an outsourced YouTube…Continue
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As I fumble my way through the digital landscape of this FCGE course, I realize I am in fact in the process of acquiring another language. I am experiencing all the curiosity, frustration, overwhelm and humility that are involved in acquiring any new language. As a teacher of English as a Second Language, I am reminded of a tool I've used numerous times to best tailor my instruction to students at different…Continue
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Alice Keeler makes highly relevant points in regards to Chapter 7 in giving students choice, making lessons fun and creating passions. Games also give immediate feedback.
How to get students to be motivated?
How to teach students to take risks? In games you learn through failure and celebrate failure. Alice says that by not giving grades she encourages risk taking.
I will be teaching Scratch next week so I'm thinking of doing a task where students can…Continue
Currently I am learning with Julie Lindsay on Global Educator sessions. Julie is a global educator whose work I had admired from a far for a few years before I had the opportunity of joining a face to face session with her last year in Hawaii. This year I am learning more about running a…