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Archive of August's #GlobalClassroom Chat #2 - Sunday Aug 19th, 2012 09:00 - 10:00 UTC

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TheHeadsOffice
10:00
Good morning & welcome to #globalclassroom I'm Julia in Bristol in the UK & we will be sharing ideas about communicating &the tools we use
TheHeadsOffice
10:00
Please remember to use the hash #globalclassroom & tell us where you hail from!
TheHeadsOffice
10:01
There are some great projects out there but can we start by establishing the benefits of the #globalclassroom & what it menas
mgraffin
10:02
RT @TheHeadsOffice: Good morning & welcome to #globalclassroom I'm Julia in Bristol in the UK & we will be sharing ideas about communicating &the tools we use
TheHeadsOffice
10:02
My new project Blog Dipping' has set up links between schools. how do you start to make global links? #globalclassroom
mgraffin
10:02
RT @TheHeadsOffice: Please remember to use the hash #globalclassroom & tell us where you hail from!
mgraffin
10:02
RT @TheHeadsOffice: My new project Blog Dipping' has set up links between schools. how do you start to make global links? #globalclassroom
PhilipBenz
10:03
Bonjour, Julia. Nice to see these #globalclassroom sessions are so dynamic! How long have they been running for? (Phil from France)
iEARNAustralia
10:03
#globalclassroom chat starting NOW. Follow & tweet with the hashtag. This will be interesting :)
GCPorganisers
10:03
#globalclassroom chat starting NOW. Follow & tweet with the hashtag. This will be interesting :)
mgraffin
10:03
#globalclassroom chat starting NOW. Follow & tweet with the hashtag. This will be interesting :)
TheHeadsOffice
10:03
@PhilipBenz Hi Phil. I'm new to #globalclassroom The man to ask is @mgraffin
TheHeadsOffice
10:04
RT @GCPorganisers: #globalclassroom chat starting NOW. Follow & tweet with the hashtag. This will be interesting :)
scottafcameron
10:05
@nicolettebrata you should join / watch and read the #globalclassroom chat which is starting now. Just follow the hastag #globalclassroom
TheHeadsOffice
10:05
@PhilipBenz Are you a teacher & have you global links already? #globalclassroom
mgraffin
10:05
Dropping in from Perth, Western Australia tonight. Tweeting under various identities :P #globalclassroom
shamsensei
10:05
#edsg @Ed_SG >> RT @mgraffin: #globalclassroom chat starting NOW. Follow and tweet with the hashtag. This will be interesting :)
TheHeadsOffice
10:06
@mgraffin Concerned for your sanity M but they are all welcome! #globalclassroom
mgraffin
10:06
@TheHeadsOffice sanity? what's that? I lost it looonnnnggg ago .... #globalclassroom
TheHeadsOffice
10:06
OK - enough of the advertising the chat, let's get some discussion going. Why should we bother with global links? #globalclassroom
PhilipBenz
10:07
#globalclassroom I participated last night, but since I'm online, thought I'd sit in. Found some great resources with last night's group.
louisaguest
10:07
#globalclassroom good evening from Aus
TheHeadsOffice
10:07
@PhilipBenz Ah! The benefits of time zones! What time is it with you? #globalclassroom
TheHeadsOffice
10:07
@louisaguest Hi Louisa! Great to have you on board! #globalclassroom
scottafcameron
10:08
participate in the #globalclassroom allows students to take ownership of learning. THey are not restriced by the teacher. (Scott-Indonesia)
jmpneale
10:08
Trying to follow #globalclassroom but can't work out how to follow and add tweet at same time. Lesson 1 for me then Morning all.
TheHeadsOffice
10:08
@TheHeadsOffice What made you look to global links in your classroom? #globalclassroom
PhilipBenz
10:08
@TheHeadsOffice #globalclassroom Yes, been doing international collaboration projects for 15 years (eTwinning, Comenius, ePals, MS PiLGF)
mgraffin
10:09
@TheHeadsOffice global links transform your world view & practice. @coolcatteacher put it nicely here: http://t.co/xTIFboze #globalclassroom
TheHeadsOffice
10:09
@jmpneale Hi there! Write the tweet then add the hash as if it were part of the tweet! #globalclassroom
louisaguest
10:09
#globalclassroom global citizens need global connections.world citizens need global classrooms
iEARNAustralia
10:10
hmm, an interesting q. RT @CliveSir: Should teachers take back seat in global collab, once connection exists? #globalclassroom
TheHeadsOffice
10:10
@PhilipBenz What got you started? Your own interest or pressure from HT? #globalclassroom
scottafcameron
10:10
the knowledge of the world at students fingertips #globalclassroom
PhilipBenz
10:10
@louisaguest Louisa, welcome to #globalclassroom, I'd *love* to have an Aussi partner in a global collabor8n project.
mgraffin
10:10
@jmpneale you've just got your voice heard :) tried adding #globalclassroom as a column in Tweetdeck? or try http://t.co/4dAmShbv
scottafcameron
10:10
@nicolettebrata #globalclassroom you are right on...expand our links
BhavneetSingh12
10:10
@mgraffin #globalclassroom dropping in from Perth :-)
mgraffin
10:10
RT @scottafcameron: participate in the #globalclassroom allows students to take ownership of learning. THey are not restriced by the teacher. (Scott-Indonesia)
louisaguest
10:11
#globalclassroom when I found out some of my ss had never even visited Adelaide-30km away .realised their exp of the world was v v v limited
TheHeadsOffice
10:11
@scottafcameron Hi Scoot & welcome! #globalclassroom
mgraffin
10:11
@BhavneetSingh12 stuff me. Another West Aussie on Twitter? We are indeed in the #globalclassroom :) Nice to have local company!
TheHeadsOffice
10:12
@BhavneetSingh12 Hi Bhavneet! Welcome. Have you made global links? #globalclassroom
WarwickLanguage
10:12
morning all from Leamington Spa, UK #globalclassroom
scottafcameron
10:12
any ideas how to apply #globalclassroom to mathematic classes?
PhilipBenz
10:12
#globalclassroom The problem these days isn't so much finding potential partners, as getting students to engage in meaningful exchanges.
TheHeadsOffice
10:12
@louisaguest When I first started teaching some of my class hadn't left the housing estate! V insular. #globalclassroom
BradCatalyst
10:13
#globalclassroom chat happening now! #EdCatalyst
scottafcameron
10:13
@PhilipBenz #globalclassroom does it have to be meaningful...just experience a different 'culture' can be a good learning context
TheHeadsOffice
10:13
@scottafcameron Do you need other maths classes? #globalclassroom
mgraffin
10:13
@louisaguest it's amazing isn't it? It is about the connections - both LOCAL and global. #globalclassroom
TheHeadsOffice
10:13
@WarwickLanguage Good morning! good to have someone else from the UK! #globalclassroom
mgraffin
10:14
@scottafcameron have a chat to @bucharesttutor and @mathsiscool. Skyping math teachers is an option :) #globalclassroom
mgraffin
10:14
RT @PhilipBenz: #globalclassroom The problem these days isn't so much finding potential partners, as getting students to engage in meaningful exchanges.
jmpneale
10:14
@mgraffin Thanks - ok, got tweetdeck going now...Stage 1 #globalclassroom
WarwickLanguage
10:14
in our virtual exchange tried to provide ways for ss to discover each other (user profiles moodle) -not as easy as FB etc #globalclassroom
TheHeadsOffice
10:14
Goode point been made - is it about links or meaningful links? What were you aiming at when you set them up? #globalclassroom
scottafcameron
10:15
@mgraffin @bucharesttutor @mathsiscool thanks for the links #globalclassroom working on problems over skype? collaborating on projects?
TheHeadsOffice
10:15
@mandyrobbo Good morning Mandy. Aside but hope you will still be part of Team100WC! #globalclassroom
mgraffin
10:15
@scottafcameron @PhilipBenz depends if you want to go beyond "meet and greet", and form deeper connections? #globalclassroom
TheHeadsOffice
10:15
@mandyrobbo Is you email project still going? #globalclassroom
Mullinski2
10:15
@TheHeadsOffice Good morning! Global links especially imp if chn globally unaware. Crucial to raise awareness of cultures #globalclassroom
louisaguest
10:15
#globalclassroom alan nvember "Every classroom should be connected to the world. An audience of one is not sufficient."
WarwickLanguage
10:16
RT @louisaguest: #globalclassroom alan nvember "Every classroom should be connected to the world. An audience of one is not sufficient."
mgraffin
10:16
@scottafcameron @bucharesttutor @mathsiscool these two gents will have more ideas than me, but along those lines. #globalclassroom
scottafcameron
10:16
@mgraffin @PhilipBenz important to have a 'get to know you' stage to allow further and deeper connections? #globalclassroom
WarwickLanguage
10:16
we may need to embrace the experimental "suck it and see" rahter than trying to control everything #globalclassroom
BhavneetSingh12
10:17
#globalclassroom working out tweekdeck
TheHeadsOffice
10:17
RT @scottafcameron: @mgraffin @PhilipBenz Agree that you need a relationship first just like meeting ch in Sept #globalclassroom
WarwickLanguage
10:18
RT @hamacleod: RT @WarwickLanguage: http://t.co/r40PDRFv "Flattening the classroom is removing the ... walls" #globalclassroom
PhilipBenz
10:18
@scottafcameron #globalclassroom Id contend that if stdnts rlly "experience a diffrnt culture" then the exchange mustve been meaningful. <g>
TheHeadsOffice
10:18
@BhavneetSingh12 I put a blank column either side so that I can focus & use the drop down menu with # to quickly use. #globalclassroom
Mullinski2
10:19
Chn really benefit! Sharing great - we are sharing our enterprise money, comps, writing, email - as much as poss #globalclassroom
TheHeadsOffice
10:19
Where did the motivation come from to set up links? #globalclassroom
islayian
10:20
RT @PhilipBenz: #globalclassroom The problem these days isn't so much finding potential partners, as getting students to engage in meaningful exchanges.
TheHeadsOffice
10:20
@Mullinski2 Hi Sharon! Do you do that via blogs? If so do look at http://t.co/WIs9Alqm Need links! #globalclassroom
mgraffin
10:20
@scottafcameron @PhilipBenz definitely@krivett1 & @MrsSchmidtB4 did this last yr, forging a relationship btwn their classes #globalclassroom
WarwickLanguage
10:20
RT @TheHeadsOffice: @Mullinski2 Hi Sharon! Do you do that via blogs? If so do look at http://t.co/WIs9Alqm Need links! #globalclassroom
PhilipBenz
10:21
#globalclassroom (is twitter always so laggy? I had a better experience on MOOs like Tapped In some 8-10 years ago.)
TheHeadsOffice
10:21
@PhilipBenz Interesting word - laggy! I like it! #globalclassroom
scottafcameron
10:21
@PhilipBenz #globalclassroom Im just saying the interaction itself could be meaningful as opposed to content. Both could be meaningful
Mullinski2
10:21
From the needs of chn - wider audience idea was imp & moving outside of our own classroom & school #globalclassroom
jmpneale
10:22
4 me will always be to give children K&U of life outside their own. But audience is exciting & gives purpose 2 work too. #globalclassroom
iEARNAustralia
10:23
RT @Mullinski2: From the needs of chn - wider audience idea was imp & moving outside of our own classroom & school #globalclassroom
GCPorganisers
10:23
RT @Mullinski2: From the needs of chn - wider audience idea was imp & moving outside of our own classroom & school #globalclassroom
WarwickLanguage
10:23
@PhilipBenz lag is a feature of the environment rather than the tool, lots more folk online these days. #globalclassroom
scottafcameron
10:23
@jmpneale #globalclassroom instead of think audience, think collaborators as well. Both have different impact on students
TheHeadsOffice
10:23
@jmpneale Audience is vital 2 give a purpose 2 any learning IMO. 100 Word Challenge does that & has lead to some gr8 links #globalclassroom
WarwickLanguage
10:23
RT @scottafcameron: @jmpneale #globalclassroom instead of think audience, think collaborators as well. Both have different impact on students
scottafcameron
10:24
@TheHeadsOffice @jmpneale what is the 100 word challenge? #globalclassroom
mgraffin
10:24
@jmpneale when u connect with kids in remote, isolated parts of the world, and exchange cultures, you are creating change. #globalclassroom
jmpneale
10:24
Love classblogs and connections made. Think encompasses so much inc sharing expertise of teachers and ch. #globalclassroom
BhavneetSingh12
10:24
#globalclassroom our staff did PILSR survey.. Result..need to address global awareness as a school
Mullinski2
10:24
@scottafcameron @jmpneale this is true! Everyone imp and part of it #globalclassroom
TheHeadsOffice
10:24
@scottafcameron Agree so what are the best tools to use for collaboration? #globalclassroom
mgraffin
10:25
@BhavneetSingh12 PILSR? nice to actually find a school which acknowledges this as a need. #globalclassroom
Cherise_Duxbury
10:25
@TheHeadsOffice #globalclassroom morning all
PhilipBenz
10:25
#globalclassroom Q: So, what about tools for global collaboration? I like mindmapping (sites like mindmeister allow collaborative maps)
TheHeadsOffice
10:25
@scottafcameron weekly creative writing challenge. Ch given a prompt & have 100 words to write piece. http://t.co/LZsoVu6y #globalclassroom
scottafcameron
10:26
@TheHeadsOffice #globalclassroom facebook, Moodle, Skype, Wikis, Blogs,Google Docs? Ive used all, but most within 1 clas/school.
TheHeadsOffice
10:26
@scottafcameron Have had maths themes! Linked with 50 countries, 68,000 links with class blogs! #globalclassroom
BhavneetSingh12
10:27
@mgraffin #globalclassroom will put link to it later. Addressing GA is part of our school plan for next yr.
PhilipBenz
10:27
#globalclassroom Tools: I also prefer forums and blogs, since asynchronous communication overcomes time differences.
WarwickLanguage
10:27
anyone using google apps for education? #globalclassroom
WarwickLanguage
10:27
RT @PhilipBenz: #globalclassroom Tools: I also prefer forums and blogs, since asynchronous communication overcomes time differences.
scottafcameron
10:27
@PhilipBenz #globalclassroom mindmeister is awesome
TheHeadsOffice
10:28
@jmpneale Hi Jo! Have you seen Blog Dipping? Get for showcasing posts! http://t.co/WIs9Alqm #globalclassroom
jmpneale
10:28
@TheHeadsOffice Classblogs best tool, wikis, googlemaps, lots can be embedded but safety always the overarching 'problem'. #globalclassroom
Mullinski2
10:28
Like idea of themes and even wider picture of collaboration #globalclassroom
TheHeadsOffice
10:28
@Cherise_Duxbury Morning Cherise! What global links have you got? #globalclassroom
scottafcameron
10:29
@WarwickLanguage #globalclassroom YES and it is great...although have not flattened the walls yet
WarwickLanguage
10:29
my work is around the power of voice in online environments http://t.co/3lQigmew #globalclassroom
jmpneale
10:29
@TheHeadsOffice Yes - think is wonderful (Big grin) #globalclassroom
Mullinski2
10:29
@jmpneale @theheadsoffice Agree! HT and Govs always worried about this and slow it down #globalclassroom
WarwickLanguage
10:29
RT @Mullinski2: Like idea of themes and even wider picture of collaboration #globalclassroom
TheHeadsOffice
10:29
RT @WarwickLanguage: anyone using google apps for education? #globalclassroom >Speak to @EdintheClouds
BhavneetSingh12
10:30
#globalclassroom setting up a games based learning afternoon a wk using #minecraft. Welcome to DM me and forge links
PhilipBenz
10:30
#globalclassroom Blogs are great for publishing student writing and creativity, but I rarely see any significant interaction taking place.
WarwickLanguage
10:30
RT @TheHeadsOffice: RT @WarwickLanguage: google apps for education? #globalclassroom >Speak to @EdintheClouds@TheHeadsOffice thanks :)
TheHeadsOffice
10:30
RT @BhavneetSingh12: #globalclassroom setting up a games based learning afternoon a wk using #minecraft. Welcome to DM me and forge links
GCPorganisers
10:30
RT @PhilipBenz: #globalclassroom Q: So, what about tools for global collaboration? I like mindmapping (sites like mindmeister allow collaborative maps)
BhavneetSingh12
10:31
@WarwickLanguage #globalclassroom we are starting to use skydrive and OneNote2010
WarwickLanguage
10:31
don't forget the social - play with your partners - we used angry birds :) #globalclassroom
scottafcameron
10:31
@PhilipBenz #globalclassroom Agree with blogs...the feedback and interaction need to be built into a marking rubric to encourage ss
TheHeadsOffice
10:31
RT @TheHeadsOffice: @PhilipBenz 100 Word Challenge has approach that if you post you visit so gr8 peer to peer interaction #globalclassroom
jmpneale
10:32
@PhilipBenz Also great for reaching out to hard to reach parents. #globalclassroom
mgraffin
10:32
#globalclassroom teachers used a range of tools in 2011-12. VoiceThread, Blogs, Wikis, Glogster, ... http://t.co/Ntt7wZ00
TheHeadsOffice
10:32
I love linking with classes & use Skype but it is not good for Aus. Better suggestions pls? #globalclassroom
scottafcameron
10:33
sorry all, I need to run. great chatting and see you next time #globalclassroom
mgraffin
10:33
@Mullinski2 care to elaborate? #globalclassroom
TheHeadsOffice
10:33
@scottafcameron Thanks Scott! will be in touch! #globalclassroom
krivett1
10:33
RT @WarwickLanguage: my work is around the power of voice in online environments http://t.co/3lQigmew #globalclassroom
Mullinski2
10:33
RT @scottafcameron: @PhilipBenz #globalclassroom Agree with blogs...the feedback and interaction need to be built into a marking rubric to encourage ss
krivett1
10:34
RT @PhilipBenz: #globalclassroom The problem these days isn't so much finding potential partners, as getting students to engage in meaningful exchanges.
CoventryBuzz
10:35
RT @WarwickLanguage morning all from Leamington Spa, UK #globalclassroom http://t.co/ZhwkjjJa <--MAP
WarwickLanguage
10:35
take a look at http://t.co/sqTY5uFD #globalclassroom
TheHeadsOffice
10:35
Time seems to always by a problem for teachers. How do you fit your global links into the timetable? #globalclassroom
TheHeadsOffice
10:36
RT @WarwickLanguage: take a look at http://t.co/nU17BVKK #globalclassroom
Mullinski2
10:36
@mgraffin Unsure of new tech and this makes them wary. Parents not used to it so it's about creating positive change #globalclassroom
TheHeadsOffice
10:37
Does a global approach within the curriculum have to be a whole school one or can you do it on your own? #globalclassroom
WarwickLanguage
10:37
@TheHeadsOffice need for creativity, relocating aspects of curric into #globalclassroom activity
jmpneale
10:37
@krivett1 How to determine what is meaningful? Not tokenistic? This should be part the learning/teaching. #globalclassroom
mgraffin
10:38
@Mullinski2 it takes time to change attitudes. Start small, and work from there ... hmm. #globalclassroom
WarwickLanguage
10:38
@Mullinski2 can you involve them in choices? have a f2f session #globalclassroom
Mullinski2
10:38
@TheHeadsOffice plan it as part of cross curr lessons & activities. Chn getting used to it as part of whole curr #globalclassroom
AmyG2191
10:38
@gavinsmart Looking to create links in Science classrooms across world through @tesscience #globalclassroom great opportunity to open eyes
TheHeadsOffice
10:38
Anyone use Google Hangouts? #globalclassroom
Temter
10:39
RT @PhilipBenz: #globalclassroom The problem these days isn't so much finding potential partners, as getting students to engage in meaningful exchanges.
Temter
10:39
RT @TheHeadsOffice: My new project Blog Dipping' has set up links between schools. how do you start to make global links? #globalclassroom
BhavneetSingh12
10:39
@mgraffin #globalclassroom we are trialling Marvin glogster animoto etc. also students YouTube channel with K-1 @BecBentley at our sch
Mullinski2
10:39
@TheHeadsOffice I'm doing it alone at mo but to be effective needs to be more in my school #globalclassroom
PhilipBenz
10:39
@TheHeadsOffice Time is a prblm: I only have 2 hrs/wk with my classes: we need to encrge stds to work outside of classtime #globalclassroom
TheHeadsOffice
10:39
RT @AmyG2191: @gavinsmart Welcome to the chat this morning. Looking at tools used to link globally! #globalclassroom
krivett1
10:40
RT @TheHeadsOffice: Anyone use Google Hangouts? #globalclassroom
WarwickLanguage
10:40
pls check out http://t.co/GoonYLI7 for why #globalclassroom is so important
krivett1
10:40
@TheHeadsOffice easily do it on your own then get everyone else connected at ur school thru it! #globalclassroom
TheHeadsOffice
10:40
How do you #spread the word' of the benefits of global linking #globalclassroom
Mullinski2
10:40
@mgraffin Yes agree this could be way forward! Def part of my plan this year :) #globalclassroom
Cherise_Duxbury
10:40
@TheHeadsOffice #globalclassroom another great tool is voicethread
PhilipBenz
10:41
@TheHeadsOffice Getting the whole school involved in #globalclassroom actvts is a problem: few colleagues seem to embrace global perspective
TheHeadsOffice
10:41
@krivett1 Good point Kimberly. Look for 'Positive Wizards'! #globalclassroom
krivett1
10:41
@TheHeadsOffice integrated approach to elearning incl #globalclassroom authentic learning that's how to 'fit it in', it IS the timetable!
WarwickLanguage
10:41
@PhilipBenz yes, that's the trick! let them choose their focus, put them in the driving seat #globalclassroom
TheHeadsOffice
10:41
RT @Cherise_Duxbury: @TheHeadsOffice #globalclassroom another great tool is voicethread
jmpneale
10:41
@krivett1 Is it like Skype? #globalclassroom
krivett1
10:42
RT @jmpneale: @krivett1 How to determine what is meaningful? Not tokenistic? This should be part the learning/teaching. #globalclassroom
WarwickLanguage
10:42
RT @krivett1: @TheHeadsOffice integrated approach to elearning incl #globalclassroom authentic learning that's how to 'fit it in', it IS the timetable!
Mullinski2
10:42
RT @PhilipBenz: @TheHeadsOffice Getting the whole school involved in #globalclassroom actvts is a problem: few colleagues seem to embrace global perspective
BhavneetSingh12
10:42
@mgraffin: @Mullinski2 it takes time to change attitudes. Start small, and work from there ... hmm. #globalclassroom totally agree
AmyG2191
10:42
Letter writing too?My class wrote to an older person in community and received reply.LOVED the physical nature of letter. #globalclassroom
Mullinski2
10:42
@PhilipBenz @theheadsoffice Unfortunately I agree. Sone staff see it just as yet another fad #globalclassroom
BhavneetSingh12
10:43
Does a global approach within the curriculum have to be a whole school... #globalclassroom important to build local identity first
WarwickLanguage
10:43
@AmyG2191 proves the principle - if it works it real life it can work in the virtual #globalclassroom
WarwickLanguage
10:44
RT @BhavneetSingh12: Does a global approach within the curriculum have to be a whole school... #globalclassroom important to build local identity first
PhilipBenz
10:44
#globalclassroom I need to explore using voice comms more: moving beyond text exchange should motivate students to more meaningful exchanges
TheHeadsOffice
10:45
We have 15 mins left. Can you share suggestions for a newbie just starting with global learning? #globalclassroom
krivett1
10:45
RT @WarwickLanguage: @PhilipBenz yes, that's the trick! let them choose their focus, put them in the driving seat #globalclassroom
WarwickLanguage
10:45
@Mullinski2 agree, you have to offer relative advantage for each stakeholder, takes time and support #globalclassroom
fliegs
10:45
@louisaguest Same situation here in rural Vermont. Time to show them the world. #globalclassroom
WarwickLanguage
10:45
RT @fliegs: @louisaguest Same situation here in rural Vermont. Time to show them the world. #globalclassroom
TheHeadsOffice
10:45
@PhilipBenz It certainly provides a buzz in the classroom! #globalclassroom
TheHeadsOffice
10:46
@fliegs Hi Larry! Have you set up any global links? #globalclassroom
BhavneetSingh12
10:46
@PhilipBenz #globalclassroom setup blogs with videos or closed YouTube channel
krivett1
10:46
RT @GCPorganisers: RT @julielindsay: RT @flatclassroom: Join Connected Educators Collaboration Challenge #globalclassroom http://t.co/Rtqie9Jv
WarwickLanguage
10:47
RT @BhavneetSingh12: @PhilipBenz #globalclassroom setup blogs with videos or closed YouTube channel
fliegs
10:48
@TheHeadsOffice Not yet. Just getting started. I'll teach 12 yr olds starting in 8 days. #globalclassroom
TheHeadsOffice
10:48
@fliegs Have you class blogs? #globalclassroom
WarwickLanguage
10:48
create an online presence #globalclassroom think about how to manage it so no-one's privacy in compromised
krivett1
10:49
RT @WarwickLanguage: create an online presence #globalclassroom think about how to manage it so no-one's privacy in compromised
Mullinski2
10:49
@AmyG2191 Yes I did this too - Chn loved it. We've also written letters to our link school in Africa #globalclassroom
darktigerlily
10:49
@TheHeadsOffice #globalclassroom gives a real audience and purpose to everything. Have you tried #Etwinning ?
SusanDouglas70
10:49
@TheHeadsOffice starting point: British Council Schools online can find you partner school, give you PD, grants and content #globalclassroom
louisaguest
10:49
#globalclassroom RECIPROCATE! is best advice I can give. Access #comments4kids and leaves comments for others, make connections that way!
krivett1
10:49
blogs, wikis, Skype, snail-mail, Edmodo and much much more #globalclassroom has never been so easy. The class without walls!
TheHeadsOffice
10:49
@darktigerlily Hi Susie! @etwinninguk is there too! #globalclassroom
BhavneetSingh12
10:50
#globalclassroom http://t.co/SQfXO8Hf register for survey
fliegs
10:50
@TheHeadsOffice #globalclassroom No blogs yet. Once I do, what next? Is there a better place than twter to connect?
TheHeadsOffice
10:50
@SusanDouglas70 Hi Susan! Thanks for the link! #globalclassroom
jmpneale
10:50
Has anybody used anything like garageband to do a global music collaboration? #globalclassroom
WarwickLanguage
10:50
@SusanDouglas70 one of several networks that can help (EU based), coming soon http://t.co/i8cF9FXG #globalclassroom
TheHeadsOffice
10:51
@fliegs It is quick & once blogs are up & running lots of links made to drive traffic then you're off! I can help w blogs #globalclassroom
TheHeadsOffice
10:52
RT @jmpneale: Has anybody used anything like garageband to do a global music collaboration? #globalclassroom
WarwickLanguage
10:52
not used tools for making music but used sharing networks last.fm #globalclassroom
TheHeadsOffice
10:53
RT @louisaguest: #globalclassroom RECIPROCATE! is best advice I can give. Access #comments4kids and leaves comments for others, make connections that way!
TheHeadsOffice
10:54
For the last few minutes can you all mention ONE tool / idea for that newbie #globalclassroom
paulhuebl
10:54
#globalclassroom authentic connection is in the eye of the beholder. Give the audience a face and authenticity is there.
WarwickLanguage
10:55
@TheHeadsOffice google docs #globalclassroom between staff for planning, in apps for ed for ss
D4VE_J0NE5
10:55
@TheHeadsOffice embrace the cultures, religions and languages of pupils in the classroom to support and promote a #globalclassroom
paulhuebl
10:55
#globalclassroom learning is a social function and you need to connect to be social. Students will create their own meaning. #edchat #ibpyp
mgraffin
10:56
@TheHeadsOffice we are experimenting with #globalclassroom hangouts, starting in a month or so.
WarwickLanguage
10:56
RT @paulhuebl: #globalclassroom authentic connection is in the eye of the beholder. >if voice (message) is authentic
Mullinski2
10:56
@TheHeadsOffice Just want to say big thank you for today - got so many ideas to move forward with this #globalclassroom
WarwickLanguage
10:56
RT @mgraffin: @TheHeadsOffice we are experimenting with #globalclassroom hangouts, starting in a month or so.
TheHeadsOffice
10:56
@paulhuebl Thanks Paul! Have you got class blogs? #globalclassroom
bulamanka
10:56
@TheHeadsOffice #Triptico #IWB free software with lots of applications in the classroom. #globalclassroom
WarwickLanguage
10:56
RT @Mullinski2: @TheHeadsOffice Just want to say big thank you for today - got so many ideas to move forward with this #globalclassroom
iEARNAustralia
10:56
RT @AmyG2191: @gavinsmart Looking to create links in Science classrooms across world through @tesscience #globalclassroom great opportunity to open eyes
PhilipBenz
10:57
#globalclassroom A great tool for finding partners and managing exchanges (K-12, euro based): http://t.co/cNLLlP8a
TheHeadsOffice
10:57
RT @mgraffin: @TheHeadsOffice we are experimenting with #globalclassroom hangouts, starting in a month or so>>I'll need lessons!
mgraffin
10:57
@AmyG2191 @gavinsmart @tesscience there are actually quite a few science teachers experimenting with this #globalclassroom
jmpneale
10:57
Thank you, from a newbie! #globalclassroom
WarwickLanguage
10:57
RT @mgraffin: @AmyG2191 @gavinsmart @tesscience there are actually quite a few science teachers experimenting with this #globalclassroom
WarwickLanguage
10:57
RT @jmpneale: Thank you, from a newbie! #globalclassroom
TheHeadsOffice
10:57
@Mullinski2 Thanks for your contribution. It was my pleasure to get you all linking! #globalclassroom
GlobalSTIR
10:57
RT @TheHeadsOffice: RT @mgraffin: @TheHeadsOffice we are experimenting with #globalclassroom hangouts, starting in a month or so>>I'll need lessons!
jpclose
10:57
RT @TheHeadsOffice: RT @mgraffin: @TheHeadsOffice we are experimenting with #globalclassroom hangouts, starting in a month or so>>I'll need lessons!
BhavneetSingh12
10:58
#globalclassroom #deforestation is a great place to start
WarwickLanguage
10:58
RT @BhavneetSingh12: #globalclassroom #deforestation is a great place to start
TheHeadsOffice
10:59
Archive of this morning / evening chat will be here http://t.co/KutTXYLx #globalclassroom
BhavneetSingh12
10:59
#globalclassroom my first time tonite.. Will be bk. thanks guys.
TheHeadsOffice
10:59
Before we go can anyone help me get my head round the different time zones? I need a chart with it all on pls! #globalclassroom
TheHeadsOffice
11:00
@BhavneetSingh12 Thank you for your great contribution. Hope to see you again soon! #globalclassroom
PhilipBenz
11:01
Anyone looking for #globalclassroom partners in France, please contact me (benzphil@gmail.com) or comment on my blog: http://t.co/YtDaPhMW
islayian
11:01
RT @PhilipBenz: Anyone looking for #globalclassroom partners in France, please contact me (benzphil@gmail.com) or comment on my blog: http://t.co/YtDaPhMW
WarwickLanguage
11:01
http://t.co/dPJ9kFx4 The Future Of Textbooks Is Free #globalclassroom
TheHeadsOffice
11:02
Clock has won! Thank you all for making sure I wasn't lonely! Do join the chats again. You have all the answers you know! #globalclassroom
jmpneale
11:02
@TheHeadsOffice http://t.co/KzYdS5I9 Interactive #globalclassroom
TheHeadsOffice
11:02
RT @PhilipBenz: Anyone looking for #globalclassroom partners in France, please contact me (benzphil@gmail.com) or comment on my blog: http://t.co/YtDaPhMW
WarwickLanguage
11:02
RT @PhilipBenz: Anyone looking for #globalclassroom partners in France, please contact me (benzphil@gmail.com) or comment on my blog: http://t.co/YtDaPhMW
PhilipBenz
11:02
@TheHeadsOffice #globalclassroom Time zone issues: figure out your time relative to GMT (France is GMT+2), then the time of your partner!
mgraffin
11:02
RT @krivett1: blogs, wikis, Skype, snail-mail, Edmodo and much much more #globalclassroom has never been so easy. The class without walls!
GCPorganisers
11:02
RT @louisaguest: #globalclassroom RECIPROCATE! is best advice I can give. Access #comments4kids and leaves comments for others, make connections that way!
iEARNAustralia
11:02
RT @louisaguest: #globalclassroom RECIPROCATE! is best advice I can give. Access #comments4kids and leaves comments for others, make connections that way!
WarwickLanguage
11:04
RT @jmpneale: @TheHeadsOffice http://t.co/t4bkIr5c Interactive #globalclassroom gt map for timezones
TheHeadsOffice
11:05
@paulhuebl Archive of whole chat will be here in an hour or so http://t.co/KutTXYLx #globalclassroom
mgraffin
11:05
@fliegs @TheHeadsOffice join a global edu community. iEARN, Global Classroom http://t.co/Ntt7wZ00. will find support there. #globalclassroom
mgraffin
11:05
RT @paulhuebl: #globalclassroom authentic connection is in the eye of the beholder. Give the audience a face and authenticity is there.
mgraffin
11:10
within 48 hrs :) RT @TheHeadsOffice: @paulhuebl Archive of whole chat will be here in an hour or so http://t.co/UYVXZnbG #globalclassroom
BhavneetSingh12
11:11
Anyone looking for #globalclassroom partners in France, (benzphil@gmail.com) or comment on my blog: http://t.co/VJJ2z3TU @KatieLMcCarron
Begabungs
11:13
RT @mgraffin: #globalclassroom teachers used a range of tools in 2011-12. VoiceThread, Blogs, Wikis, Glogster, ... http://t.co/Ntt7wZ00
MrsSchmidtB4
11:22
RT @TheHeadsOffice: @valeriemcleod new blog for BlogdDipping! Pls spread the word http://t.co/WIs9Alqm #blgodipping #globalclassroom
MrsSchmidtB4
11:33
RT @PhilipBenz: Anyone looking for #globalclassroom partners in France, please contact me (benzphil@gmail.com) or comment on my blog: http://t.co/YtDaPhMW
MichaelJSky
11:34
@TheHeadsOffice same, I wanted to join but thought time was no good for Oz, only to just see it would be fine. Is #globalclassroom  weekly?
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