Published on November 20, 2011
Embedding GlobalCollaborativeProjects into theCurriculumJulie LindsayE-Learning and MYP CoordinatorBeijing BISS International School, ChinaDirector, Flat Classroom® Projectslindsay.email@example.com@julielindsay
Presentation outline PART 1 - Exploring Global Collaboration PART 2 - Curriculum design for global collaboration in the classroom PART 3 – Pedagogy and tools for embedded global collaboration
PART 1EXPLORING GLOBAL COLLABORATION
What is ‘Global Collaboration’? Not an An approach ‘add on’ to pedagogy
Evolution of the TraditionalClassroom Social-educational networking Learning Peer-to- is Social peer New learning media
Why Global Collaboration? Global competency International mindedness Cultural awareness Glocalisation!
Thomas FriedmanThe World is Flat "The more you have a culture that naturally glocalizes - that is, the more your own culture easily absorbs foreign ideas and best practices and melds those with its own traditions - the greater advantage you will have in a flat world."
Defining the GlobalCollaborative ClassroomA classroom that is:• connected• engages with multiple audiences• engages with diverse resources, and tools• creates authentic, collaborative learning outcomes.
Evolution of GlobalCollaboration in Education Global Collaboration Global 3.0 CollaborationGlobal 2.0Collaboration1.0
Global Collaboration Taxonomy
Global Collaboration 3.0• “Co-created” and multimedia rich products• Engaged and connected teachers with all participants• Use of social media tools for communication and interaction• Classrooms merged into one• Engaged students and collaborative expectations• Extended community partners• Student directed learning
Challenges of EmbeddingGlobal Collaboration Having Going realistic Beyond the expectations ‘Wow’ Shifting Engaging traditional learners and pedagogies leaders
PART 2CURRICULUM DESIGN FOR GLOBALCOLLABORATION IN THE CLASSROOM
What are the CHARACTERISTICS of a GOOD Global Project?Brain Storm
What is an Effective GlobalCollaborative Project? An educational project that flattens or joins classrooms and people from geographically dispersed places within a technology infrastructure built for a common curricular purpose. Interactions foster cultural understanding and global awareness in the process of learning. Local identity is maintained and celebrated.
Examples of successful Global Projects “Successful global collaborative projects start with planning and designing meaningful and understandableBrain Storm interaction.”
Am I willing to redesign my curriculum to embed a global project into what my class does?“Designing a global collaborative experience involves transcending theobvious real time linkup, fostering higher order thinking and providing opportunities for cultural understanding while usually making a product that impacts others in a positive way. ”
Project Design Relationships
7 Steps1.CONNECTION2.COMMUNICATION3.CITIZENSHIP4.CONTRIBUTION & COLLABORATION5.CHOICE6.CREATION7.CELEBRATION
Communication over the Internet
Types of Communication
Enlightened Digital Citizenship ©2011 All Rights Reserved Vicki A Davis and Julie Lindsay
Citizenship OMG I JUST SAW Sorry for THE HISTORY ON accusing you, THE WIKI..Really the history sorry for any makes it look problems like you BTW I didn’t delete anything Why did you delete stuff off the wiki?
Contribution & Collaboration
Contribution &Collaboration Wiki history
Choices: Align with Learning Styles
Higher Order Thinking Creation Co- creation
Project Celebration: Student Summit “In addition to the in-class required assessment for a global project, it is advised that students are able to celebrate and reflect with others from the project, including teachers and students. ”
Student Summit Flat Classroom Project
PART 3PEDAGOGY AND TOOLS FOREMBEDDED GLOBAL COLLABORATION
Flat Classroom Project
Flat Classroom Project Matrix
Flat Classroom WikiCollaboration
Flat Classroom Multimedia Product
Julie Lindsay (Beijing, China)http://123elearning.blogspot.com Vicki Davis (Camilla, GA)http://coolcatteacher.blogspot.com
Synchronous & Asynchronous
Social Mediaand GlobalProjectsHow to Workthem Together?•Project Website•Project Blog•Project hashtag#•Use of syndication•Facebook•Press Release
Be a DigiTeacherIn Three Easy Steps
Getting Started with Global Projects Find like-minded educators Design Outcomes Select Tools Manage for Success
Project Management Shared expectations Support for Success Reflect and Redesign
Collaboration: The ConceptConnectedReliable communicators‘Flat’ classroom walls
Collaboration: The Power Power to change the world, one classroom at a time.
Collaboration: The MagicCollaboration: Magic Finding a voice Taking charge of learning Choices and ownership Empowerment
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