Transforming learning through global collaboration
Last week I shared what I have been developing with 4 of my early year's colleagues. I told them about the connections I made within the flatclass course and shared my ideas about where I want to take collaboration personally and with my class. The graphic below sums up some key points of my learning.
As for an online presentation, I basically used Tasha's sample of the Voicethread and talked to that. I thought showing a real life example would be more powerful than me creating a presentation. I think my co workers were quite impressed by the level of collaboration. Two peers are now seriously considering taking part in a project. One their main concerns initially was time. After going over the project that Tasha I developed, we discussed how much time one might require. We also discussed flexibility of the project and we feel that our project is flexible enough to fit into a unit of inquiry should the teacher choose to do so. This was a powerful draw card for 3 of my peers as they didn't want to do 'something extra' as we are already overloaded.
My big takeaways included: