Archive of June #GlobalClassroom Chat #2 - Sunday June 17th, 2012 09:00 - 10:00 UTC

Building partnerships with schools in developing countries


jasongraham99
09:58
Our topic today is: How can we connect with and build collaborative partnerships with schools in developing countries? #globalclassroom
CliveSir
09:58
RT @krivett1: #globalclassroom join us NOW: how can we connect with schools in developing countries #edchat #eltchat #edchatie
Begabungs
09:59
RT @krivett1: #globalclassroom join us for the next chat in only 5 mins, how can we connect with schools in developing countries
Begabungs
10:00
#globalclassroom Greeting from the global center for Gifted & Talented Children
jasongraham99
10:00
Hi everyone welcome to #globalclassroom! Honored to be moderating again.
krivett1
10:00
#globalclassroom hello! Looking forward to the chat tonight
jasongraham99
10:01
You can find more about todays topic here by @CliveSir http://t.co/LW4lQHzh #globalclassroom
mgraffin
10:01
Dropping into #globalclassroom chat from Perth, Western Australia tonight ...tweeting from two accounts ...
GCPorganisers
10:02
Dropping into #globalclassroom chat from Perth, Western Australia tonight ...tweeting from two accounts ...
Begabungs
10:02
RT @jasongraham99: You can find more about todays topic here by @CliveSir http://t.co/LW4lQHzh #globalclassroom
CliveSir
10:02
Greetings from Clive in the UK! It's a pleasure to be here :) #globalclassroom
jasongraham99
10:02
Lets begin! Tell us here youre tweeting from and your role at your school #globalclassroom
krivett1
10:02
#globalclassroom @GCPorganisers hello! A bit bi-polar tonight clearly!
Begabungs
10:03
@mgraffin Great topic! #globalclassroom
jasongraham99
10:03
Im tweeting form Indonesia, Im a Learning Technologies Coordinator #globalclassroom
krivett1
10:03
#globalclassroom I am the eLearning lead teacher for my team, work in Auckland, New Zealand
Begabungs
10:03
Hello from Germany! #globalclassroom
jasongraham99
10:03
Please remember to use the #globalclassroom in all your tweets :)
GCPorganisers
10:04
RT @CliveSir: Greetings from Clive in the UK! It's a pleasure to be here :) #globalclassroom
jasongraham99
10:04
@Begabungs Hi and welcome! #globalclassroom
Begabungs
10:04
Head of the global center for Gifted & Talented children here #globalclassroom
GCPorganisers
10:05
I really like this topic ... as it confronts one of our key challenges as #globalclassroom project organisers
Begabungs
10:05
@jasongraham99 Thank you! #globalclassroom
krivett1
10:05
RT @GCPorganisers: I really like this topic ... as it confronts one of our key challenges as #globalclassroom project organisers
scottafcameron
10:05
#globalclassroom I'm in Indonesia as well, a Maths and Physics Teacher
Begabungs
10:05
RT @GCPorganisers: I really like this topic ... as it confronts one of our key challenges as #globalclassroom project organisers
CliveSir
10:05
#globalclassroom - I'm only a wannabe teacher! I'm an engineer who has taught IT in India and Sri Lanka, just completing CELTA 2 tch English
GCPorganisers
10:05
We are trying to bring in projects that don't require an Internet connection; however, most connections are via net #globalclassroom
jasongraham99
10:06
@scottafcameron Hey there Scott thanks for joining -meet the #globalclassroom organiser @mgraffin :)
Begabungs
10:06
This is our project for Namibia http://t.co/6pYmzQI8 #globalclassroom
mgraffin
10:06
He's getting there though RT @CliveSir: #globalclassroom - I'm only a wannabe teacher! [And we trust in time he will be brilliant]
scottafcameron
10:07
I am a teacher of Maths and Physics in Indonesia as well...new to this whole tweeting things too #globalclassroom
jasongraham99
10:07
Topic How can we connect with and build collaborative partnerships with schools in developing countries? #globalclassroom
krivett1
10:07
#globalclassroom @Begabungs so how did you connect originally? Where did the contact come from?
mgraffin
10:07
RT @jasongraham99: Topic How can we connect with and build collaborative partnerships with schools in developing countries? #globalclassroom
GCPorganisers
10:07
RT @jasongraham99: Topic How can we connect with and build collaborative partnerships with schools in developing countries? #globalclassroom
jasongraham99
10:08
Q1 Where can we find these global connections? #globalclassroom
GCPorganisers
10:08
As someone just starting to explore & work with #iEARN ... curious as to people's experiences with making connections #globalclassroom
jasongraham99
10:08
A1 found many through connecting with others via twitter! #globalclassroom
CliveSir
10:08
A1: Perhaps your nation does this too: British Council School Partnerships support http://t.co/mE0OPkzB #globalclassroom
Begabungs
10:08
@krivett1 One of our team member is from Namibia. We are always interested to develop talents everywhere #globalclassroom
jasongraham99
10:09
RT @CliveSir: A1: Perhaps your nation does this too: British Council School Partnerships support http://t.co/mE0OPkzB #globalclassroom
krivett1
10:09
#globalclassroom most of my contacts come from other educators we know who teach in International schools or tchrs thru twitter
jasongraham99
10:09
RT @krivett1: #globalclassroom most of my contacts come from other educators we know who teach in International schools or tchrs thru twitter
krivett1
10:09
RT @CliveSir: A1: Perhaps your nation does this too: British Council School Partnerships support http://t.co/mE0OPkzB #globalclassroom
CliveSir
10:09
A1: AdoptSriLanka - an NGO which supports global school collaborations: http://t.co/xNO0EQfY #globalclassroom
whatedsaid
10:09
A1 It's who you know... @CliveSir is a useful contact :-) #globalclassroom
Begabungs
10:09
A1 connections with others via soial networks like facebook, twitter, linkedin,... #globalclassroom
krivett1
10:09
#globalclassroom @whatedsaid nicely put Eds
krivett1
10:10
RT @Begabungs: A1 connections with others via soial networks like facebook, twitter, linkedin,... #globalclassroom
GCPorganisers
10:10
Unfortunately, it is very difficult to connect with schools with zero online presence ... but we can find the pioneers #globalclassroom
jasongraham99
10:10
If youve just joined us we are on Q1 Where can we find these global connections? #globalclassroom
jasongraham99
10:10
@whatedsaid welcome Edna :) #globalclassroom
islayian
10:10
RT @CliveSir: A1: Perhaps your nation does this too: British Council School Partnerships support http://t.co/mE0OPkzB #globalclassroom
GCPorganisers
10:10
The power of PLN connections ... RT @whatedsaid: A1 It's who you know... @CliveSir is a useful contact :-) #globalclassroom
jasongraham99
10:11
A1 making those first connections takes time, like building a PLN #globalclassroom
krivett1
10:11
#globalclassroom make gr8 connections with #edchats from all over the world too, don't stay limited by geo=location
jasongraham99
10:11
RT @CliveSir: A1: AdoptSriLanka - an NGO which supports global school collaborations: http://t.co/xNO0EQfY #globalclassroom
CliveSir
10:11
A1: There are some more answers to this in yesterday's #globalclassroom chat archive http://t.co/nQv7L0eb
Begabungs
10:11
We have still schools in Germany with zero online presence...lol... #globalclassroom
mgraffin
10:12
RT @CliveSir: A1: AdoptSriLanka - an NGO which supports global school collaborations: http://t.co/xNO0EQfY #globalclassroom
Begabungs
10:12
RT @krivett1: #globalclassroom make gr8 connections with #edchats from all over the world too, don't stay limited by geo=location
CliveSir
10:12
NGOs can be a good go-between #globalclassroom
jasongraham99
10:13
Q2 How can we tap into the hidden potential of schools in developing countries? #globalclassroom
Begabungs
10:13
@mgraffin It is a shame and sad indeed! #globalclassroom
CliveSir
10:13
NGOs are also likely to have and know the tech which can support sch exchanges #globalclassroom
whatedsaid
10:14
What kinds of collaborations are we talking about? What kinds of school? Sorry if I missed something at the beginning... #globalclassroom
jasongraham99
10:14
@CliveSir sounds like a good way to make connections #globalclassroom
WarwickLanguage
10:14
late to #globalclassroom today, sorry. there is networking help coming from the INTENT project soon
krivett1
10:15
#globalclassroom we don't have to use tech to communicate. Snail mail is still working just fine and can connect us perfectly if need be
Begabungs
10:15
Using technology could be a good start but the good old way by sending letters work better! #globalclassroom
GCPorganisers
10:15
I recommend @GlobalTechEd - who is doing great work in this field ... http://t.co/b8gZnguV #globalclassroom
mgraffin
10:15
RT @CliveSir: NGOs are also likely to have and know the tech which can support sch exchanges #globalclassroom
jasongraham99
10:15
RT @GCPorganisers: I recommend @GlobalTechEd - who is doing great work in this field ... http://t.co/b8gZnguV #globalclassroom
Begabungs
10:15
RT @GCPorganisers: I recommend @GlobalTechEd - who is doing great work in this field ... http://t.co/b8gZnguV #globalclassroom
CliveSir
10:16
Q2 setting up the connection is essential. You also have to see past the mental barriers of yr curriculum. Lots possible! #globalclassroom
WarwickLanguage
10:16
EU funded http://t.co/52XRhOX5 #globalclassroom
jasongraham99
10:16
Q2 How can we tap into the hidden potential of schools in developing countries? #globalclassroom
Begabungs
10:16
RT @WarwickLanguage: EU funded http://t.co/52XRhOX5 #globalclassroom
scottafcameron
10:16
#globalclassroom a school 'outreach' program is a good way to build and foster partnerships ... does not address the initial contact issue
GCPorganisers
10:17
The #globalclassroom scrapbooks are one of my experiments with connecting remote schools & communities http://t.co/CTJwgZE4.
CliveSir
10:17
A2 Project exchanges is one way #globalclassroom
Begabungs
10:17
Sometimes all we do will not work, when the political pressure blocks it #globalclassroom
murcha
10:17
Some of my best global partners/contacts r fr 'developing counties'. Tchrs r passionate/desperate 2 connect/digitally ready #globalclassroom
jabbacrombie
10:17
A2 A colleague took HS Ss on service lng trip in India. Ss held mini-conference. Rural Ss decided on local need & planned #globalclassroom
WarwickLanguage
10:18
INTENT looks to address the poor level of telecollab in HE, report coming from the HEA soon too (UK Higher Ed Academy) #globalclassroom
CliveSir
10:18
A2 With project exchanges kids learn not only about foreign cultures but about their own too! #globalclassroom
jasongraham99
10:18
check out this cool way of connecting with teapots by @DwyerTeacher http://t.co/h9C9CZ0W #globalclassroom
krivett1
10:18
RT @CliveSir: Q2 With project exchanges kids learn not only about foreign cultures but about their own too! #globalclassroom
mgraffin
10:19
@murcha couldn't agree more ... @sebastianpanaka comes to mind ... as a leader & connected educator #globalclassroom. We need 2 support them
scottafcameron
10:19
A2 #globalclassroom if schools run programs like Engineers Without Boarders
Begabungs
10:19
RT @CliveSir: Q2 With project exchanges kids learn not only about foreign cultures but about their own too! #globalclassroom
krivett1
10:19
RT @mgraffin: @murcha couldn't agree more ... @sebastianpanaka comes to mind ... as a leader & connected educator #globalclassroom. We need 2 support them
jasongraham99
10:19
@CliveSir sharing and learning, it can be simple to be effective #globalclassroom
Begabungs
10:20
Some parents of gifted kids in Indonesia contacted us & asked for project but it still a dream! #globalclassroom
WarwickLanguage
10:20
@jasongraham99 @DwyerTeacher yes, "the internet of things" is a useful concept here. You guys know of Martha's tale in UK? #globalclassroom
CliveSir
10:20
Pics frm AdoptSriLanka Twins - global sch partnership conference 2011 #globalclassroom http://t.co/dIxVWKYw http://t.co/m8T4ZXv6
AmyMMcCauley
10:20
RT @CliveSir: Q2 With project exchanges kids learn not only about foreign cultures but about their own too! #globalclassroom
jasongraham99
10:20
We are talking about Q2 How can we tap into the hidden potential of schools in developing countries? #globalclassroom
Begabungs
10:21
We are always interested to start new projects in different countries! #globalclassroom
murcha
10:21
Many fr developing countries use mobile devices & skype Have the 'need' to connect. Find http://t.co/K7qBkn7w #globalclassroom #globaled
CliveSir
10:21
Pics frm AdoptSriLanka Twins - http://t.co/m2JpV76W http://t.co/lLwlahb8 #globalclassroom



krivett1
10:22
#globalclassroom Skype seems an easy and commonly used means of communicating and connecting broadly
WarwickLanguage
10:22
Martha's school dinner blog http://t.co/u7zQBM5Y provoked huge reaction #globalclassroom -connecting through the everyday
Begabungs
10:22
RT @krivett1: #globalclassroom Skype seems an easy and commonly used means of communicating and connecting broadly
CliveSir
10:23
Real, physical, paper projects can be mailed! Penpal letters exchanged! #globalclassroom
krivett1
10:23
RT @CliveSir: Real, physical, paper projects can be mailed! Penpal letters exchanged! #globalclassroom
jasongraham99
10:23
Q3 Can you share examples of real educational projects which teachers can join which don’t require an online collaboration. #globalclassroom
krivett1
10:24
#globalclassroom def @CliveSir, we wrote letters to Lebanese class and posted them, got letters back, v. powerful
jasongraham99
10:24
RT @CliveSir: Real, physical, paper projects can be mailed! Penpal letters exchanged! #globalclassroom
WarwickLanguage
10:24
important to get the mix of media right for your audience, snail mail has its place! #globalclassroom
Begabungs
10:24
RT @CliveSir: Real, physical, paper projects can be mailed! Penpal letters exchanged! #globalclassroom
murcha
10:24
@CliveSir We have not found snail mail to be really successful. Too slow, got lost but skype etc is immediate more powerful #globalclassroom
Begabungs
10:24
RT @krivett1: #globalclassroom def @CliveSir, we wrote letters to Lebanese class and posted them, got letters back, v. powerful
jasongraham99
10:24
@krivett1 I agree, snail mail also adds anticipation as well! #globalclassroom
jabbacrombie
10:24
@CliveSir I once heard about letters on paper. Didn't they involve stamps? #globalclassroom
CliveSir
10:24
The biggest hurdle is YOUR committment to a long-term relationship #globalclassroom
krivett1
10:25
RT @CliveSir: The biggest hurdle is YOUR committment to a long-term relationship #globalclassroom
scottafcameron
10:25
A2 #globalclassroom we can tap into potential through charities...government organizations, or as @CliveSir said NGO's
jasongraham99
10:25
@murcha Hi Ann welcome to #globalclassroom :) thx for joining us!
whatedsaid
10:26
@murcha We had same experience in the past snail mail not so successful #globalclassroom
murcha
10:26
Projects by Jen http://t.co/uIpJHGxf often have non online component. Her projects are gr & can lead to a great network #globalclassroom
Begabungs
10:26
Nothing is better than to find a passinate educator in that country, who can be a contact person #globalclassroom
krivett1
10:26
#globalclassroom Samaritan's Purse is a gr8 way to make connections, my class does this every yr and maintains contact when we can
krivett1
10:26
RT @Begabungs: Nothing is better than to find a passinate educator in that country, who can be a contact person #globalclassroom
CliveSir
10:26
@murcha But not all schools have access to Internet or know the technology. For us, simple! For them... #globalclassroom
WarwickLanguage
10:26
@CliveSir hence importance of inclusive attitude and shared ownership - @mgraffin showed the way, leading by example #globalclassroom
jasongraham99
10:27
A3 I think using technology effectively to connect my aim, but what about those who dnt have access? #globalclassroom
Begabungs
10:28
I am looking for someone, who can help us to start a project for development of talent in Indonesia, Vietnam,... #globalclassroom
glenys65
10:28
This is about long term collaboration where students and teachers start with penpal letters, then develop new initiatives #globalclassroom
jasongraham99
10:28
A3 and there are many in rural areas of Indonesia that we want to connect with and learn with but no computer #globalclassroom
WarwickLanguage
10:28
platform independance also becomes important - can what you share be seen on mobile/tablet?check with partners what use #globalclassroom
murcha
10:29
If #globalclassrooms do not have access to technology = difficult. Tech gives power to connect, collaborate & create now! #globalclassroom
jasongraham99
10:29
@glenys65 that is a great point. Establishing and maintaining collaboration. #globalclassroom
Saigon_Eldred
10:29
@CliveSir @murcha #globalclassroom this is a big issue- despite everyone talking about internet being free - there r millions without access
CliveSir
10:29
Some schs have computers but no teacher knows how to use. #globalclassroom
AmyMMcCauley
10:30
@jasongraham99 we've sent 'Flat Stanley' back and forth between my NZ class and a rural Korean school in past years #globalclassroom
scottafcameron
10:30
use technology to organize opportunities (teachers, organizations, 1 contact person) with places that are not connected #globalclassroom
jasongraham99
10:30
@WarwickLanguage No never heard of Marthas tale, how can I find out more? cc @DwyerTeacher #globalclassroom
whatedsaid
10:30
@CliveSir That's when emediators can be useful Like SOLES project... #globalclassroom
krivett1
10:30
#globalclassroom @AmyMMcCauley we've done the same thing but between the States and us, Korea sounds great
CliveSir
10:30
Some schools have no electricity because govt can't pay bill. #globalclassroom
jasongraham99
10:31
@AmyMMcCauley thats cool. Do you blog about it or have any online examples could share? #globalclassroom
krivett1
10:31
#globalclassroom using the children in our classes as a contact can be gr8, had collab with China last yr thru a student's family's school
whatedsaid
10:31
RT @jasongraham99: @AmyMMcCauley thats cool. Do you blog about it or have any online examples could share? #globalclassroom
Begabungs
10:31
If you are interested to join this project, please let me know! http://t.co/04tdihkO #globalclassroom
WarwickLanguage
10:31
@CliveSir I saw some great projects using solar energy #globalclassroom
junebre
10:31
RT @CliveSir: Some schools have no electricity because govt can't pay bill. #globalclassroom
jasongraham99
10:31
Discussing Q3 Examples of real educational projects which teachers can join which don’t require an online collaboration. #globalclassroom
Begabungs
10:31
RT @krivett1: #globalclassroom using the children in our classes as a contact can be gr8, had collab with China last yr thru a student's family's school
GCPorganisers
10:32
@whatedsaid @CliveSir SOLES?? #globalclassroom
CliveSir
10:32
In Sri Lanka, one sch only had power when a kid ran over the roof and connected to a neighbour's house! #globalclassroom
GCPorganisers
10:32
RT @CliveSir: Real, physical, paper projects can be mailed! Penpal letters exchanged! #globalclassroom
jasongraham99
10:32
Halfway through #globalclassroom Topic -How can we connect with and build collaborative partnerships with schools in developing countries?
krivett1
10:32
#globalclassroom http://t.co/hcXB2vlm our Flat Stanleys from last year
Begabungs
10:33
We have materials, books, flyers, ...for teachertraining, creativity workshops, problemsolving,... #globalclassroom
Begabungs
10:33
RT @krivett1: #globalclassroom http://t.co/hcXB2vlm our Flat Stanleys from last year
mgraffin
10:33
RT @CliveSir: Pics frm AdoptSriLanka Twins - global sch partnership conf 2011 #globalclassroom http://t.co/6FczEOsI http://t.co/NX9z51Xs
krivett1
10:33
RT @mgraffin: RT @CliveSir: Pics frm AdoptSriLanka Twins - global sch partnership conf 2011 #globalclassroom http://t.co/6FczEOsI http://t.co/NX9z51Xs
Saigon_Eldred
10:33
@jasongraham99 easier for those of us in dev countries - after our PYPX we are hooking up with a local special school #globalclassroom
traintheteacher
10:33
Quietly lurking in #globalclassroom fascinating discussion on digital divide
murcha
10:33
@Saigon_Eldred Agreed lack of resources/access=big problem 4 many but there r amazing stories of passionate tchrs who do it #globalclassroom
Begabungs
10:34
RT @mgraffin: RT @CliveSir: Pics frm AdoptSriLanka Twins - global sch partnership conf 2011 #globalclassroom http://t.co/6FczEOsI http://t.co/NX9z51Xs
jasongraham99
10:34
@scottafcameron yes good idea, so find initial contact through tech, but maybe use other means for collaboration #globalclassroom
krivett1
10:34
#globalclassroom @traintheteacher hey u, gr8 to c u lurking!



CliveSir
10:34
Sorry for the plug again: AdoptSriLanka - an NGO which supports global school collaborations: http://t.co/xNO0EQfY #globalclassroom
mgraffin
10:34
RT @CliveSir: http://t.co/m2JpV76W http://t.co/lLwlahb8 #globalclassroom
mgraffin
10:35
RT @WarwickLanguage: Martha's school dinner blog http://t.co/u7zQBM5Y provoked huge reaction #globalclassroom -connecting through the everyday
jasongraham99
10:35
@Saigon_Eldred yes that sort of collab is in both our school's philosphy, action and service, global connections etc #globalclassroom #ibpyp
Begabungs
10:35
RT @CliveSir: http://t.co/m2JpV76W http://t.co/lLwlahb8 #globalclassroom
mgraffin
10:35
.@murcha @CliveSir monitoring the global journey of the #globalclassroom scrapbooks has been a VERY stressful experience!
WarwickLanguage
10:35
#globalclassroom Online storm over council ban on Martha Payne's food blog results in donations rocketing to £67k http://t.co/4KIQj6Eo
CliveSir
10:35
RT @jasongraham99: @scottafcameron good idea,find initial contact through tech, but maybe use other means for collaboration #globalclassroom
WarwickLanguage
10:36
just tweeted link #globalclassroom
mgraffin
10:37
RT @Begabungs: Nothing is better than to find a passinate educator in that country, who can be a contact person #globalclassroom
CliveSir
10:37
In my limited experience, schools in dev countries are very keen to share and learn but it's a big investment 4 them #globalclassroom
mgraffin
10:37
iEARN has many great non-tech projects - art exchanges, solar cooker project, etc. Ask @iEARNUSA for details #globalclassroom
AmyMMcCauley
10:37
@jasongraham99 unfortunately this was about 5 years ago! Pre-class blog...but has made me think! #globalclassroom
Begabungs
10:38
RT @mgraffin: iEARN has many great non-tech projects - art exchanges, solar cooker project, etc. Ask @iEARNUSA for details #globalclassroom
WarwickLanguage
10:38
@CliveSir which is why wealthier countries (sic) need to support by investing in better tech for telecollab #globalclassroom
mgraffin
10:38
@glenys65 i agree, starting small --> leads to greater things. Build trust and relationship first #globalclassroom
jasongraham99
10:38
@CliveSir I see the main point is the connection and learning. The tech just the vehicle to make is easier. #globalclassroom
krivett1
10:38
RT @mgraffin: @glenys65 i agree, starting small --> leads to greater things. Build trust and relationship first #globalclassroom
MWolfensberger
10:39
we are designing an #online #honors course in USA and Nethl. @Begabungs @WarwickLanguage @CliveSir Fascinating! #globalclassroom
mgraffin
10:39
A little skype PD can do wonders, when ppl connect RT @CliveSir: Some schs have computers but no teacher knows how to use. #globalclassroom
Begabungs
10:39
We need a list of schools, persons and ideas to start global projects there #globalclassroom
glenys65
10:39
Projects like the teapot box seem to be a good way to bring schools together #globalclassroom
jasongraham99
10:39
Being in Indonesia means we can make a difference locally, action and service projects without tech #globalclassroom
jasongraham99
10:39
RT @glenys65: Projects like the teapot box seem to be a good way to bring schools together #globalclassroom
jasongraham99
10:40
RT @Begabungs: We need a list of schools, persons and ideas to start global projects there #globalclassroom
scottafcameron
10:40
@Saigon_Eldred it is easier if in 3rd or developing countries. In an IB school, you are expected to connect locally #globalclassroom
krivett1
10:40
RT @Begabungs: We need a list of schools, persons and ideas to start global projects there #globalclassroom
emmalinesports
10:40
#globalclassroom Wow global classroom is trendingîŸîŸ
CliveSir
10:40
Here are 40 projects schools could work on together http://t.co/xU6hUoid #globalclassroom
WarwickLanguage
10:41
telecollab research points to connections coming from teacher's own networks, the personal is very important for success #globalclassroom
jasongraham99
10:41
RT @CliveSir: Here are 40 projects schools could work on together http://t.co/xU6hUoid #globalclassroom
jasongraham99
10:41
@CliveSir excellent thanks! #globalclassroom
learnbuzz
10:41
RT @mgraffin: iEARN has many great non-tech projects - art exchanges, solar cooker project, etc. Ask @iEARNUSA for details #globalclassroom
WarwickLanguage
10:41
RT @emmalinesports: #globalclassroom Wow global classroom is trendingîŸîŸ >YES!!!
krivett1
10:41
RT @CliveSir: Here are 40 projects schools could work on together http://t.co/xU6hUoid #globalclassroom
GCPorganisers
10:41
@glenys65 I loved that project! am hoping to chase the author of the recent post so we can share #globalclassroom
Begabungs
10:42
RT @CliveSir: Here are 40 projects schools could work on together http://t.co/xU6hUoid #globalclassroom
krivett1
10:42
RT @WarwickLanguage: RT @emmalinesports: #globalclassroom Wow global classroom is trendingîŸîŸ >YES!!!
learnbuzz
10:42
RT @WarwickLanguage: Martha's school dinner blog http://t.co/u7zQBM5Y provoked huge reaction #globalclassroom -connecting through the everyday
Begabungs
10:42
@CliveSir Great! #globalclassroom
scottafcameron
10:42
@CliveSir wow great list and good way to get started #globalclassroom
jasongraham99
10:43
Q4 How does your school support connecting and collaborating on global projects? #globalclassroom
GCPorganisers
10:43
RT @CliveSir: Here are 40 projects schools could work on together http://t.co/xU6hUoid #globalclassroom
mgraffin
10:43
RT @CliveSir: Here are 40 projects schools could work on together http://t.co/xU6hUoid #globalclassroom
jasongraham99
10:44
A4- is collaboration promoted in your school? How so? How does admin/comunity support it? #globalclassroom
krivett1
10:44
#globalclassroom collaboration is totally supported, encouraged
jasongraham99
10:44
A4 in our school its in our mission statement, our philosphy #globalclassroom
jshe
10:44
RT @krivett1: #globalclassroom collaboration is totally supported, encouraged
WarwickLanguage
10:44
RT @krivett1: #globalclassroom collaboration is totally supported, encouraged
glenys65
10:44
@CliveSir #globalclassroom Some great ideas to mull over and discuss with school admin. Thanks.
AmyMMcCauley
10:44
#globalclassroom @krivett1 pass it on blog concept offline?
mgraffin
10:45
RT @jasongraham99: A4- is collaboration promoted in your school? How so? How does admin/comunity support it? #globalclassroom
GCPorganisers
10:45
RT @jasongraham99: A4- is collaboration promoted in your school? How so? How does admin/comunity support it? #globalclassroom
krivett1
10:45
RT @AmyMMcCauley: #globalclassroom @krivett1 pass it on blog concept offline?
WarwickLanguage
10:45
sometimes the support is in the rhetoric but there is a lack of concrete help - tech blocks, time allowed etc #globalclassroom
Begabungs
10:45
A4 We have a center for gifted kids and not a school but we are very interested to support schools! #globalclassroom
Begabungs
10:45
RT @krivett1: #globalclassroom collaboration is totally supported, encouraged
NMiguelSeabra
10:45
RT @CliveSir: Here are 40 projects schools could work on together http://t.co/xU6hUoid #globalclassroom
jabbacrombie
10:45
#globalclassroom You might follow Marty Schmidt's work. He runs a Humanitiies in Action course: https://t.co/KqJ6uTZD
jasongraham99
10:45
@mgraffin dude you are one super multitasker! Two accounts! Wow :) #globalclassroom
jasongraham99
10:46
RT @jabbacrombie: #globalclassroom You might follow Marty Schmidt's work. He runs a Humanitiies in Action course: https://t.co/KqJ6uTZD
Begabungs
10:46
@jasongraham99 I think @mgraffin is a computer freak! ...just kidding ;) #globalclassroom
scottafcameron
10:47
@jasongraham99 #globalclassroom it is also in the IB philiosphy, so the school must support it #IBO
jasongraham99
10:47
Id like to find a project that can run schoolwide and conect the school's community as well as others arnd the globe #globalclassroom
krivett1
10:48
#globalclassroom @jasongraham99 we are doing quadblog in our school and then expanding to global to get tchrs all engaged
Begabungs
10:48
@jasongraham99 http://t.co/6uVjayUD #globalclassroom
Begabungs
10:48
RT @krivett1: #globalclassroom @jasongraham99 we are doing quadblog in our school and then expanding to global to get tchrs all engaged
jasongraham99
10:48
Ten minutes left in this great edition of #globalclassroom
WarwickLanguage
10:48
RT @krivett1: #globalclassroom @jasongraham99 we are doing quadblog in our school and then expanding to global to get tchrs all engaged
jabbacrombie
10:48
#globalclassroom The HS allows students to take regular Humanities or a 2-yr Humanities in Action. Study social, economic, etc- then visits
jasongraham99
10:48
Currently discussing Q4 How does your school support connecting and collaborating on global projects? #globalclassroom
Begabungs
10:49
@jasongraham99 Some countries are not ready for global projects...not open minded enough! #globalclassroom
jasongraham99
10:49
RT @Begabungs: @jasongraham99 http://t.co/6uVjayUD #globalclassroom
scottafcameron
10:49
#globalclassroom we do summer camp project to help poor areas in Indo. Also do 'outreach' trips which incorperate community development
jasongraham99
10:50
@Begabungs very true! thx for the website :) #globalclassroom
CliveSir
10:50
Projects dealing with parents' employment could work community-wise; ask parents 2 share what they do #globalclassroom
WarwickLanguage
10:50
@Begabungs start small, grass roots connecting on non contentious subjects #globalclassroom
jasongraham99
10:50
@scottafcameron do you find our kids come away with a better understanding of the world? #globalclassroom
krivett1
10:51
#globalclassroom @jasongraham99 and their own place in the world
CliveSir
10:51
@jasongraham99 eg this proj on livelihoods http://t.co/SfitDHeD #globalclassroom
mgraffin
10:51
Us too ... RT @jasongraham99: Id like to find a project that can conect the school community AND others arnd the globe #globalclassroom
GCPorganisers
10:51
Us too ... RT @jasongraham99: Id like to find a project that can conect the school community AND others arnd the globe #globalclassroom
jasongraham99
10:51
@krivett1 yes quadblogging, thats a great idea. #globalclassroom
scottafcameron
10:52
@jasongraham99 yes they do come away with an understanding and appreciation. Maybe we need to expand globally?? #globalclassroom
mgraffin
10:52
RT @krivett1: #globalclassroom @jasongraham99 we are doing quadblog in our school and then expanding to global to get tchrs all engaged
Begabungs
10:52
Fact is we have to work globally for a better future! The power of unity and haring experiences #globalclassroom
jasongraham99
10:52
Wrapping up in less than 10 mins with Q4 How does your school support connecting and collaborating on global projects? #globalclassroom
Begabungs
10:52
Sharing experiences! #globalclassroom
scottafcameron
10:52
@jasongraham99 but we only do it nationally, not internationally #globalclassroom
krivett1
10:52
#globalclassroom @jasongraham99 doing it internally first, all classes involved together in a quad with 4 of our school's classes, thn globl
WarwickLanguage
10:53
minimise the possibly intrusive by anonymising - create "typical jobs" profiles or use ss creative work - pics/poems #globalclassroom
Begabungs
10:53
RT @krivett1: #globalclassroom @jasongraham99 doing it internally first, all classes involved together in a quad with 4 of our school's classes, thn globl
jasongraham99
10:53
@scottafcameron 2 years ago we went to chiang mai didnt we? #globalclassroom
MWolfensberger
10:54
#globalclassroom @jasongraham99 you could contact @fannykoerts
sebastianpanaka
10:54
#globalclassroom Global Classroom - a heart attacker! http://t.co/hottdEt6 Proof of the pudding is in eating it!
jabbacrombie
10:54
@Begabungs @jasongraham99 Respectfully disagree. Must build relationships & work slowly. Have gone into Vietn and N Korea. #globalclassroom
krivett1
10:54
#globalclassroom nationally we are trying #passiton our blog http://t.co/vODpj7Ab
jasongraham99
10:54
Besides modelling, Im trying to think of ways to get other colleagues interested in local or global projects #globalclassroom
jasongraham99
10:54
@MWolfensberger thanks! #globalclassroom
mgraffin
10:54
someone mentioned #globalclassroom was trending .. any ideas where? v. curious
JOHNSAYERS
10:55
RT @CliveSir: In Sri Lanka, one sch only had power when a kid ran over the roof and connected to a neighbour's house! #globalclassroom
WarwickLanguage
10:55
@jasongraham99 have you taken the language learning angle? #globalclassroom
mgraffin
10:55
#globalclassroom @jasongraham99 we need to find something which gets people excited, and involves wider school community . eg. scrapbook prj
krivett1
10:55
RT @mgraffin: #globalclassroom @jasongraham99 we need to find something which gets people excited, and involves wider school community . eg. scrapbook prj
jasongraham99
10:55
I think being an IB PYP school it makes it a bit easier to get involved in projects that promote Intl Mindedness #globalclassroom
jasongraham99
10:56
RT @mgraffin: #globalclassroom @jasongraham99 we need to find something which gets people excited, and involves wider school community . eg. scrapbook prj
jasongraham99
10:56
@mgraffin Im IN mate! #globalclassroom
mgraffin
10:56
.@jasongraham99 i know .. it is coming later this year #globalclassroom
scottafcameron
10:56
@jasongraham99 but current direction is trips that connect and help local problems. we are in a developing country #globalclassroom
krivett1
10:57
#globalclassroom there you go @mgraffin http://t.co/6pJY2pFx
CliveSir
10:57
#globalclassroom @mgraffin's scrapbook share is a BRILLIANT inspiration!
WarwickLanguage
10:57
in UK lang learning will be compulsory from age 7, any lang supported - good opportunity to build on community langs #globalclassroom
jasongraham99
10:57
@krivett1 are all teachers excited and enthusiastic? It comes down to time I suppose #globalclassroom
jabbacrombie
10:57
@mgraffin @jasongraham99 Service learning. Mostly learning, then service. Intl school students learn TONS from the locals. #globalclassroom
mgraffin
10:58
.@jabbacrombie @jasongraham99 and really, so they should ... agree that it can be a huge learning advantage. #globalclassroom
jasongraham99
10:59
Well has it been an hour already! Thanks everyone and @mgraffin for inviting me to moderate. Dinner is calling! #globalclassroom
Begabungs
10:59
We have to support passionate teachers in those countries! More moivation, more collaboration...you are not alone! #globalclassroom
CliveSir
10:59
@jabbacrombie I hate that word SERVICE. Both parties benefit equally #globalclassroom
jasongraham99
10:59
Feel free to continue and share! #globalclassroom
Begabungs
11:00
@jasongraham99 @mgraffin Thank you and everyone for great chat! #globalclassroom
WarwickLanguage
11:00
@Langwitch perhaps export through rss some of the anonymised work - using blog or wiki. meet #globalclassroom
Begabungs
11:00
RT @jasongraham99: Feel free to continue and share! #globalclassroom
CliveSir
11:00
YES :)) RT @Begabungs: @jasongraham99 @mgraffin Thank you and everyone for great chat! #globalclassroom
krivett1
11:00
#globalclassroom cheers everyone, thanks for the ideas! C u all nxt time :)
WarwickLanguage
11:01
thanks all for exciting #globalclassroom chat this morning :)
AmyMMcCauley
11:01
RT @krivett1: #globalclassroom cheers everyone, thanks for the ideas! C u all nxt time :)
glenys65
11:01
#globalclassroom Thanks everyone. Great ideas.
mgraffin
11:02
RT @Begabungs: Step by step and slowly...forward...together...a better world and education for everyone, everywhere! #globalclassroom
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