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Archive of August's #GlobalClassroom Chat #3 - Monday August 20, 22:00 - 23:00 UTC

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mpowers3
22:55
For the next hour all my tweets will be dedicated to #globalclassroom chat!
donnaroman
22:56
For the next hour all my tweets will be dedicated to #globalclassroom chat!
LirenmanLearns
22:58
For the next hour all my tweets will be dedicated to the #globalclassroom chat Come join in the fun! #globalclassroom
mpowers3
23:00
Welcome to #globalclassroom chat! Today'€™s topic: Tools for Connecting Beyond Your Classroom. #globaled
mpowers3
23:01
Maggie from Philly here - I'm an #earlyed & #elem tech coordinator dedicated to #globaled collaboration! #globalclassroom
mpowers3
23:02
I'll be co-moderating tonight with the awesome @donnaroman Feel free to ask us Qs anytime during the chat! #globalclassroom
donnaroman
23:02
Donna from Illinois, 5th grade #globalclassroom
iEARNUSA
23:02
RT @donnaroman: For the next hour all my tweets will be dedicated to #globalclassroom chat!
mpowers3
23:02
Please introduce yourself. Tell us where are you and what your role is? #globalclassroom
iEARNUSA
23:03
Hi Dave from iEARN joining #globalclassroom chat for the next hour.
LirenmanLearns
23:03
I am a gr. one teacher in Surrey, BC Canada getting my little people connected with the world. http://t.co/JIdYl6dc #globalclassroom
BigIdeasinEdu
23:04
Hi I am Debbie, and I am writing Gr3 Science Curriculum on a Learning Management System this year, for blended learning #globalclassroom
mpowers3
23:04
Welcome @iEARNUSA @LirenmnLearns #globalclassroom
donnaroman
23:06
@BigIdeasinEdu Great to have you at the #globalclassroom chat!
mpowers3
23:06
Q1 How does connecting beyond ur classroom spark student engagement & increase students' learning of a curricular concept? #globalclassroom
iEARNUSA
23:06
@mpowers3 @donnaroman Professional Generosity now on tap at the #globalclassroom chat #ce12
rickmccleary
23:06
#globalclassroom Rick from ON, Canada where I teach gr 6.
Kathy_Rice
23:06
Hi everyone @ #globalclassroom. I'm a gr1 teacher from Prince George BC, Canada.
mpowers3
23:07
Q1: I think Ss become more engaged when they can connect via tech w/Ss elsewhere, makes it more tangible, real #globalclassroom
mpowers3
23:07
Thanks for joining @rickmccleary @Kathy_Rice @BigIdeasinEdu #globalclassroom
LirenmanLearns
23:07
Q1 connecting beyond our room allows us to learn from REAL people not books. We can make authentic connections. #globalclassroom
LirenmanLearns
23:08
@Kathy_Rice Hi Kathy nice to see another advocate for the little people here. #globalclassroom
donnaroman
23:08
Q1 #globalclassroom I think the authentic situations with students around the world is an engaging way to learn about cultures and geography
RentonL
23:09
Hi everyone - I'm Laurie - I teach Gr 3 in Calgary Alberta. #globalclassroom :)
rickmccleary
23:09
@mpowers3 #globalclassroom A1 Ss see things happening realtime when we Skype, it's live and they know what they're seeing is realy happening
mpowers3
23:09
@BigIdeasinEdu some of my fav tools for #globaled collab. are @voicethread @skype Twitter, online stickies like wallwisher #globalclassroom
mpowers3
23:10
@RentonL Thanks for joining Laurie!
iEARNUSA
23:10
Q1. new Finding Solutions to Hunger video: engage w/meaningful topic, go from there: http://t.co/cZIrOcsn #globalclassroom
TheHeadsOffice
23:10
Hi! I'€™m Julia I moderated the chat yesterday! Do send me links of class blog posts you like showcased on Blog Dipping! #globalclassroom
mpowers3
23:10
RT @rickmccleary A1 Ss see things happening realtime when Skype, its live & they know what theyre seeing is realy happening #globalclassroom
RentonL
23:10
@LirenmanLearns I agree - global connections help to build personalization, authenticity and meaningful connection w curric #globalclassroom
mpowers3
23:10
RT @iEARNUSA: Q1. new Finding Solutions to Hunger video: engage w/meaningful topic, go from there: http://t.co/OL3yKuP0 #globalclassroom
ConnectedEd
23:10
#globalclassroom chat on right now. Come on over and check out what all the fuss is about. #ce12 #sd36learn #bclearns #edchat #elemchat
mpowers3
23:11
@iEARNUSA Love that tip! I think having a meaningful topic that kids are interested and invested in makes huge difference #globalclassroom
RentonL
23:11
@mpowers3 I'm excited - I'm still off til the 29th - so get 2 take part in TWO #globalclassroom chats! :)
donnaroman
23:11
@iEARNUSA #globalclassroom excellent video. Collaborating on authentic global issues is incredibly engaging
glenhansman
23:11
Hi all at #globalclassroom. I am an elementary teacher in Vancouver, Canada, presently on leave from teaching position to serve in union.
donnaroman
23:11
RT @ConnectedEd: #globalclassroom chat on right now. Come on over and check out what all the fuss is about. #ce12 #sd36learn #bclearns #edchat #elemchat
mpowers3
23:11
@ConnectedEd Thanks for the support! #globalclassroom
SheliBB
23:12
@mpowers3 @bigideasinedu @voicethread @skype and quadblogging is a great way to connect with other schools and countries #globalclassroom
glenhansman
23:12
RT @ConnectedEd: #globalclassroom chat on right now. Come on over and check out what all the fuss is about. #ce12 #sd36learn #bclearns #edchat #elemchat
RentonL
23:12
@mpowers3 @BigIdeasinEdu @voicethread @skype Skyping with experts in the field help 2 bring connections 2 life. #globalclassroom
connectaschool
23:12
RT @ConnectedEd: #globalclassroom chat on right now. Come on over and check out what all the fuss is about. #ce12 #sd36learn #bclearns #edchat #elemchat
iEARNUSA
23:12
RT @donnaroman: @iEARNUSA #globalclassroom excellent video. Collaborating on authentic global issues is incredibly engaging
TheHeadsOffice
23:12
@RentonL Hello again!! #globalclassroom
mpowers3
23:12
Q2:How have you collaborated globally or locally beyond the classroom? Share your favorite tools! #globaled #globalclassroom
ktvee
23:13
Teacher from Missouri, joining in to the chat late! #globalclassroom
coolclass
23:13
Hi #globalclassroom , I`m Bill. I teach @ Springbank Middle School in the Foothills of the Rocky Mountains. Pls visit http://t.co/GUg1MSHP
mpowers3
23:13
@SheliBB Agreed! Think quadblogging is a really neat way to expand connections & show how multiple classes can network #globalclassroom
RentonL
23:13
RT @ConnectedEd: #globalclassroom chat on right now. Come on over and check out what all the fuss is about. #ce12 #sd36learn #bclearns #edchat #elemchat
mpowers3
23:13
@rentonl Nice! I'm starting back soon and can't believe how fast summer went! #globalclassroom
donnaroman
23:13
#globalclassroom Edmodo is an excellent global collaboratation tool.
teachingwthsoul
23:14
€œ@ConnectedEd: #globalclassroom chat on right now. Come on over and check out what all the fuss is about. #ce12 #sd36learn #bclearns #ntchat
LirenmanLearns
23:14
Q2 My class has been involved with QuadBlogging, collaborative wiki's, a flatclassroom project. We visit classblogs. #globalclassroom
mpowers3
23:14
@rentonl Yes! Can you share ur experiences skyping w/ experts & how it helped make global collab real for our students? #globalclassroom
RentonL
23:14
@glenhansman It's fabulous that you're joining us - is this your first #globalclassroom chat?
donnaroman
23:14
@ktvee Welcome to #globalclassroom chat!
okeeffefiddle
23:14
@mpowers3 Máire frm Kinvara, Galway Ireland, new 2 twitter teach 5th class 11 yr olds hoping 2 tweet + connect with other #globalclassroom s
brettelockyer
23:14
Q1 Connecting beyond classroom extends student engagement by providing meaningful social interactions. #globalclassroom
ktvee
23:14
A2) http://t.co/ccihG98B, Twitter, http://t.co/lIHPRz51, http://t.co/WCeKwN0v are all great for global collab! #globalclassroom
LirenmanLearns
23:14
Q2 When we visit class blogs we do our best to leave comments. We ask questions. We are curious to learn from others. #globalclassroom
mpowers3
23:14
@donnaroman Another great tool! Can you tell us how you've used @edmodo for #globaled ? #globalclassroom
donnaroman
23:15
@LirenmanLearns What blogging platform do you use? #globalclassroom
Kathy_Rice
23:15
A2 #globalclassroom used Skype, and collaborative wikis with other classes. Have connected with Cdn Olympians during 2010 Winter Olympics.
RentonL
23:15
@TheHeadsOffice Hello again! Nice to see you - I will have links for you sometime soon! #globalclassroom :)
coolclass
23:15
Hi #globalclassroom I have been involved with kids, learning, technology & global learning for many years, please see http://t.co/qQAnVJyu
iEARNUSA
23:15
Q1. Ss see what is happening worldwide (poverty, violence, et.) and what to connect that with their lives #globalclassroom
tasteach
23:15
A2. I run a global student blogging challenge, starts Sept, register now http://t.co/d2kdZ8hs #globalclassroom #stubc12
LirenmanLearns
23:15
Q2 we have also skyped, facetimed, and google hung out with classes. This year we will be doing collaborative writing.
jcwastler
23:15
Used to use blogging to connect history students with veterans and to get direct contact with Holocaust survivors #globalclassroom
mpowers3
23:15
RT @LirenmanLearns Q2 My class has been involved w/ QuadBlogging, collab wikis, #flatclassroom proj. We visit classblogs. #globalclassroom
RentonL
23:16
@mpowers3 It has flown by - especially the past couple of weeks, but it's been VERY productive! #globalclassroom
donnaroman
23:16
@mpowers3 #globalclassroom in groups of several classes globally to provide safe secure discussions about books, projects, & data
mpowers3
23:16
@LirenmanLearns How do you help your students learn value of leaving comments? Being curious? Tips for newbies? #globalclassroom
CriticalClassrm
23:16
RT @tasteach: A2. I run a global student blogging challenge, starts Sept, register now http://t.co/d2kdZ8hs #globalclassroom #stubc12
LirenmanLearns
23:16
@donnaroman Classblog on blogger, individual blogs on kidblog. #sd36learn just launched a new platform too. #globalclassroom
mpowers3
23:16
RT @jcwastler: Used to use blogging to connect hist Ss with veterans and to get direct contact with Holocaust survivors #globalclassroom
jcwastler
23:16
I use Twitter to model global professional learning with staff and students on a regular basis #globalclassroom
brettelockyer
23:16
@RentonL @LirenmanLearns But do the connections have to be global to achieve these wonderful things? #globalclassroom
donnaroman
23:16
@jcwastler #globalclassroom What a great idea!
iEARNUSA
23:16
RT @jcwastler: I use Twitter to model global professional learning with staff and students on a regular basis #globalclassroom
connectaschool
23:17
RT @jcwastler: I use Twitter to model global professional learning with staff and students on a regular basis #globalclassroom #ce12
glenhansman
23:17
@mpowers3 @iEARNUSA Also important to be open (with little filtering) to whatever individual students find meaningful. #globalclassroom
mpowers3
23:17
RT @tasteach: A2. I run a global Ss blogging challenge, starts Sept, register now http://t.co/XP2liHpP #stubc12 #globalclassroom
mpowers3
23:17
LOVE it! RT @jcwastler: I use Twitter to model global professional learning with staff and students on a regular basis #globalclassroom
LirenmanLearns
23:17
@brettelockyer No we have local and global connections. #globalclassroom
RentonL
23:17
@mpowers3 We skyped with NGOs who we helped 2 build library in rural Peru - very powerful - kids questions explored. #globalclassroom
donnaroman
23:17
@brettelockyer @RentonL @LirenmanLearns #globalclassroom I have found them to be much more interesting and engaging for sure.
TheHeadsOffice
23:17
@RentonL: @TheHeadsOffice Hello again! Nice to see you - I will have links for you sometime soon! #globalclassroom :) > Excellent!
ktvee
23:18
We create blogging norms; kids detail what a quality comment is #globalclassroom
LirenmanLearns
23:18
@brettelockyer However there is nothing like receiving a voicemail from a school in Australia. Very powerful. #globalclassroom
tasteach
23:18
Q1. allows students to see more than their own little patch of land esp if they are in isolated area of country #globalclassroom
RentonL
23:18
@mpowers3 So powerful - whole experience grew by trying to connect w experts who could answer Ss "wonderings". #globalclassroom
bvanmac
23:18
RT @jcwastler: I use Twitter to model global professional learning with staff and students on a regular basis #globalclassroom
mpowers3
23:18
RT @RentonL: @mpowers3 We skyped with NGOs who we helped 2 build library in rural Peru - very powerful - kids Qs explored. #globalclassroom
rickmccleary
23:18
@tasteach #globalclassroom Thanks Sue, We begin Sept 4 and I'll be signing my gr6's up for sure. Our Spring session was very good experienc
mpowers3
23:18
RT @LirenmanLearns: @brettelockyer However there's nothing like receiving a voicemail from a schl in Australia V. powerful. #globalclassroom
RentonL
23:19
@brettelockyer @LirenmanLearns No - I don't think so - I think it completely depends on your curric and focus. #globalclassroom
Janpcim
23:19
RT @brettelockyer: Q1 Connecting beyond classroom extends student engagement by providing meaningful social interactions. #globalclassroom
donnaroman
23:19
@tasteach #globalclassroom isolated or non-diverse, which is my situation.
mpowers3
23:19
@LirenmanLearns Love that you use the phone .. think sometimes phone/voicemail gets forgotten w/ today's tech #globalclassroom
TheHeadsOffice
23:19
#globalclassroom What advice would you give a newbie to global learning? Where do they start?
mpowers3
23:20
Q4:How do you as educators guarantee that your students connect w/ others responsibly and as digital citizens? #globaled #globalclassroom
RentonL
23:20
@brettelockyer @LirenmanLearns Our focus grew from Social Studies curric ... made it easy to meet outcomes and surpass! #globalclassroom
glenhansman
23:20
@mpowers3 @iEARNUSA Especially with youth from marginalized communities (racial minorities, LGBTQ, etc) #globalclassroom
mpowers3
23:20
@TheHeadsOffice Tips: Get involved yourself before your Ss. Talk to others, lurk & learn, then jump in but start small! #globalclassroom
studysync
23:20
@TheHeadsOffice Well, participating in a chat like this is a great place to start! #globalclassroom
glenhansman
23:20
@mpowers3 @iEARNUSA Adults should hesitate before deciding for youth what is "meaningful" #globalclassroom
jcwastler
23:20
#globalclassroom One goal this yr is to encourage staff to use tech to extend the borders of the school community
brettelockyer
23:20
#globalclassroom Engaging=keyword? Engaging with someone like me, who lives far away, who is a real person not just a flag or a map.
tasteach
23:21
@rickmccleary going to try and relate more to curriculum so kids see it as part of school not an extra added on #globalclassroom
mpowers3
23:21
RT @rentonl: @mpowers3 So powerful - whole experience grew by trying to connect w experts who could answer Ss "wonderings". #globalclassroom
rickmccleary
23:21
@mpowers3 @RentonL #globalclassroom Sorry for my ignorance but what's NGOs?
RentonL
23:21
@mpowers3 Loved that it wasn't an add on - it just fit beautifully w where we were going and took us beyond imaginings! #globalclassroom :)
mpowers3
23:21
@rentonl Love the focus on "wonderings" - Reminds me of #reggio emilia approach! #globalclassroom
jcwastler
23:21
#globalclassroom We sent a digital citizenship letter to parents and cover through Advisory
LirenmanLearns
23:21
@mpowers3 Voice mail is on our class blog. Sorry, not a phone. :-( #crazytimedifferences #globalclassroom
coolclass
23:21
Why do projects ABOUT other countries when you can do projects WITH classes from other countries? See http://t.co/JwyGJcIl #globalclassroom
FinBarnes
23:21
Continue the Olympics, compare class fitness level with classes from all over the world - http://t.co/isyazfFd Pentathlon #globalclassroom
brettelockyer
23:21
@LirenmanLearns Ah, so the word Connection is the key! yay! #globalclassroom
mpowers3
23:21
So imp! RT @glenhansman @iEARNUSA Also important to be open (w/ little filtering) to whatever indiv Ss find meaningful. #globalclassroom
glenhansman
23:21
@RentonL First as participant. I've been following along. #globalclassroom
mpowers3
23:22
@okeeffefiddle Glad you're joining us tonight! #globalclassroom How are you liking Twitter?
LirenmanLearns
23:22
@brettelockyer Totally! Hoping to do more local connections so we can meet F2F. F2F is VERY powerful. #globalclassroom
RentonL
23:23
@mpowers3 Absolutely LOVE the #reggio approach - so powerful! #globalclassroom
mpowers3
23:23
@lirenmanlearns Thanks! Her blog is a great resource for those wanting to get started using #edtech with younger students #globalclassroom
rickmccleary
23:23
@TheHeadsOffice #globalclassroom We begin back on Sept 4 so we still have 2 weeks to get ready :)
coolclass
23:23
#globalclassroom Quickly now, what is the world's largest & longest-running k-12 global learning network?... http://t.co/VQ84OHrt
mpowers3
23:23
#globalclassroom Today'€™s topic: Tools for Connecting Beyond Your Classroom.
RentonL
23:23
@glenhansman Awesome! Have you blogged with students in the past? #globalclassroom
LirenmanLearns
23:23
@brettelockyer Just spent a summer meeting many of my twitter peeps F2F. Blog post coming for certain. :-) #globalclassroom
brettelockyer
23:24
@LirenmanLearns Yes, n it might be in the classroom next door. Then we can entice them to join us in the #globalclassroom !!!
LirenmanLearns
23:24
@mpowers3 Thank you! I'm only a year in but it's been an incredible journey and I can't wait to see where this yr takes us. #globalclassroom
RentonL
23:24
@rickmccleary NGO - not ignorant ... I didn't know til this year either - Non-government organization (@Mosqoy for us). #globalclassroom
nycprincipal
23:24
Hi All! Sorry I'm late. Jaime, Principal, Queens, NY. Excited to see what's happened and learn #globalclassroom
iEARNUSA
23:24
RT @mpowers3: @rentonl Love the focus on "wonderings" - Reminds me of #reggio emilia approach! #globalclassroom #kinderchat
mpowers3
23:24
RT @coolclass Why do projs ABOUT other countries when u can do projs W/classes from other countries? http://t.co/EyUPhcQH #globalclassroom
LirenmanLearns
23:24
@brettelockyer Yup! I'm going to do what I can to get more of my staff and their students connected. #globalclassroom
mpowers3
23:25
RT @RentonL @rickmccleary NGO- not ignorant... didnt know til this yr either - Non-government organization (@Mosqoy for us) #globalclassroom
mpowers3
23:25
@nycprincipal Thanks for joining! #globalclassroom
donnaroman
23:26
@nycprincipal Welcome to #globalclassroom chat! Glad you're here:)
glenhansman
23:26
@RentonL Been to nearly every school district in British Columbia in past year. Seen teachers initiating exciting things. #globalclassroom
mpowers3
23:26
RT @jcwastler Tips for others w/ similar goal of encouraging staff to use tech to extend borders of the school community? #globalclassroom
nycprincipal
23:26
@donnaroman Thanks! I'm excited to be here. Working to make my classrooms more #globalclassroom
LirenmanLearns
23:27
@glenhansman Did you visit #sd36learn? Lots of exciting things happening there with so much more to come. :-) #globalclassroom
RentonL
23:27
@glenhansman So exciting - these are amazing times to be teaching and learning in 4 SURE! #globalclassroom
mpowers3
23:27
Do people have specific tool recommendations for teaching or explaining digital citizenship? #globalclassroom
brettelockyer
23:28
@mpowers3 @coolclass Why do projs ABOUT other countries: easier to maintain power n prejudices. It's tchr's 'soft' racism? #globalclassroom
tasteach
23:29
by the way, I am Sue from Tasmania, Australia #globalclassroom teach at an eSchool one day a week and blog rest of week
TheHeadsOffice
23:29
#globalclassroom Do your schs have whole school approaches to global learning or is it you on your own?
LirenmanLearns
23:29
@mpowers3 Not a specific tool but a lot of discussion. Teaching internet safety is also key for my young learners. #globalclassroom
RentonL
23:29
@mpowers3 @jcwastler Finding a passion that isn't an + on, finding committed partners & willingness 2 lrn w Ss is imp. #globalclassroom
iEARNUSA
23:29
RT @TheHeadsOffice: #globalclassroom Do your schs have whole school approaches to global learning or is it you on your own?
mpowers3
23:29
RT @TheHeadsOffice: #globalclassroom Do your schs have whole school approaches to global learning or is it you on your own? #globalclassroom
donnaroman
23:29
@tasteach Hi Sue! Welcome to #globalclassroom chat!
glenhansman
23:30
@RentonL Yes, with secondary students - used youth-created blogs as "textbook' for social studies, sexual health curriculum #globalclassroom
nycprincipal
23:30
@TheHeadsOffice #globalclassroom We've had a school wide approach. I'm looking to bring it back. We've expanded so much in last 4 yrs.
mpowers3
23:30
@TheHeadsOffice Many tchrs I know are doing projs on their own & slowly helping other tchrs/admin see value of #globaled #globalclassroom
donnaroman
23:30
@TheHeadsOffice #globalclassroom mine does. It's a School Improvement goal.
LirenmanLearns
23:30
@TheHeadsOffice T the moment I'm on my own but working hard to have that changed. Working REALLY hard. #globalclassroom
TheHeadsOffice
23:30
@tasteach Do send me links for class blog posts to be showcased on Blog Dipping! http://t.co/LBo787mF #globalclassroom
mpowers3
23:31
@LirenmanLearns Agree! Think talk about digital citizenship should start as soon as kids start using devices. #globalclassroom
RentonL
23:31
@mpowers3 We lrned by visiting other class blogs, looking at effective commenting skills, tons of discussion around dig cit #globalclassroom
mpowers3
23:31
RT @RentonL: @jcwastler Finding passion that isnt an + on, finding committed partners & willingness 2 lrn w Ss is imp. #globalclassroom
rickmccleary
23:31
@RentonL @Mosqoy #globalclassroom thanks Laurie.
tasteach
23:31
@mpowers3 I just completed a MOOC #digifoot12 info on a wiki http://t.co/tgRkZ7Rl #globalclassroom
nycprincipal
23:32
@mpowers3 @LirenmanLearns We require students to complete a set of citizenship lessons prior to using devices. #globalclassroom
iEARNUSA
23:32
@mpowers3 @TheHeadsOffice Most common is one teacher pioneers #globalclassroom at their school. Still very fringe activity.
donnaroman
23:32
@mpowers3 @LirenmanLearns #globalclassroom digital cit. should be integrated authentically with global learning, and all digital learning
TheHeadsOffice
23:32
@LirenmanLearns I don'€™t doubt it! Interested in how schs view global citizenship #globalclassroom
mpowers3
23:32
@tasteach Neat! I've did the Google Search MOOC but would like to try others. What did you like about #digifoot12? #globalclassroom
iEARNUSA
23:33
RT @donnaroman: @TheHeadsOffice #globalclassroom mine does. It's a School Improvement goal.
mpowers3
23:33
RT @donnaroman digital citizenship should be integrated authentically with global learning, and all digital learning #globalclassroom
iEARNUSA
23:33
RT @LirenmanLearns: @TheHeadsOffice T the moment I'm on my own but working hard to have that changed. Working REALLY hard. #globalclassroom
TheHeadsOffice
23:33
@iEARNUSA @mpowers3 Global Positive Wizards! #globalclassroom
brettelockyer
23:33
#globalclassroom My sch seems 2 have a whole-school 'chomp-n-stomp' approach.Will this naturally transfer to rich meaningful global conns?
RentonL
23:34
@rickmccleary You're welcome - it's been a HUGE learning curve for me this year - we piloted blogging w our Gr 3s! :) #globalclassroom
mpowers3
23:34
Q4: Often, the first step in taking on a #globaled project is to find a classroom partner. How have you found partners? #globalclassroom
tasteach
23:34
@mpowers3 connection with other teachers, new tools to use, variations with twitter, cyberbullying, research #digifoot12 #globalclassroom
studysync
23:34
@donnaroman Well put. #globalclassroom
tasteach
23:34
great teachers chat about collab today http://t.co/bWMuUe3n #globalclassroom
mpowers3
23:35
@iearnusa @TheHeadsOffice I'm excited 4 day it's more of core activity yet not standardized bc each proj shld be authentic! #globalclassroom
LirenmanLearns
23:35
@mpowers3 I found like minded educators here on Twitter like @avivaloca and @kathycassidy. They showed me what was possible #globalclassroom
mpowers3
23:35
@theheadsoffice What are those? #globalclassroom
donnaroman
23:35
Q4: #globalclassroom finding reliable partners to collaborate with is critical
RentonL
23:35
RT @donnaroman: @mpowers3 @LirenmanLearns #globalclassroom digital cit. should be integrated authentically with global learning, and all digital learning
iEARNUSA
23:36
Q4. Global Education Conference Group is a great resource for finding partners http://t.co/VTFYUete #globalclassroom
LirenmanLearns
23:36
Q4 Once I saw what was possible it just got me more curious and interested in trying new things for the right reasons. #globalclassroom
mpowers3
23:36
RT @hassanatu You dont have to do it alone. Check & contact @FPGLOBAL to learn about our youth ed projects in US & Africa #globalclassroom
RentonL
23:36
@LirenmanLearns @mpowers3 @avivaloca @kathycassidy Yes - the power of the twitter PLN has been AMAZINGLY supportive! #globalclassroom
donnaroman
23:37
Q4 #globalclassroom I've found most of mine through @flatclassroom @iEARNUSA and @GlobalClassroom Once you work together, you're set!
TheHeadsOffice
23:37
@mpowers3 They are the sort who are here tonight! Those trail blazers that students need 2 really get a global experience. #globalclassroom
mpowers3
23:37
@tasteach That sounds great! Hopefully I can learn from the #digifoot12 wiki! #globalclassroom
iEARNUSA
23:37
Q4. great collections of orgs. here to help you find partners: http://t.co/xLxaKIxI #globalclassroom #ce12
LirenmanLearns
23:37
@RentonL And for many of us it's where we get our support at the moment. #globalclassroom
mpowers3
23:37
RT @lirenmanlearns found like minded educators here on Twitter like @avivaloca & @kathycassidy They showed me what was poss #globalclassroom
LirenmanLearns
23:38
RT @RentonL: @mpowers3 @avivaloca @kathycassidy Yes - the power of the twitter PLN has been AMAZINGLY supportive! #globalclassroom
donnaroman
23:38
@iEARNUSA #globalclassroom So true! What a great resource for sure!
tasteach
23:38
@LirenmanLearns twitter PLN is great for collab, began my blogging challenge using it #globalclassroom
mpowers3
23:38
@lirenmanlearns That's wonderful! Twitter has been the most effective way for me to make global connections too! #globalclassroom #globaled
mpowers3
23:39
RT @iEARNUSA: Q4. great collections of orgs. here to help you find partners: http://t.co/7lWPOOm1 #globalclassroom #ce12 #globalclassroom
rickmccleary
23:39
@tasteach #globalclassroom Thanks for the link Sue. Since it'll be 2am I'll catch the recording but looks good :)
mpowers3
23:39
@iEARNUSA Thanks! You always have great resources to share!! #globalclassroom
RentonL
23:39
@LirenmanLearns I hear you 100 %. #globalclassroom - this twitter PLN has been the source for HUGE support and HUGE learning for me.
mpowers3
23:39
A resource I created for #globaled collaboration in #earlyed http://t.co/q2ldxrXt #globalclassroom
iEARNUSA
23:39
Everyone in this #globalclassroom chat should consider giving a @globaledcon #globaled12 presentation this Nov http://t.co/weRlvfcf
donnaroman
23:39
RT @iEARNUSA: Q4. great collections of orgs. here to help you find partners: http://t.co/xLxaKIxI #globalclassroom #ce12
TheHeadsOffice
23:40
@LirenmanLearns Hve you got class blogs? #globalclassroom
brettelockyer
23:40
#globalclassroom @donnaroman Fabbo it's in sch improvement goal.Hope process includes tchrs examining own beliefs,assumptions, experiences
tasteach
23:40
sorry need to leave now, am on jury summons #globalclassroom
RentonL
23:40
RT @mpowers3: RT @iEARNUSA: Q4. great collections of orgs. here to help you find partners: http://t.co/7lWPOOm1 #globalclassroom #ce12 #globalclassroom
LirenmanLearns
23:40
But we have to keep sharing to get others on board. Be supportive, help. So important. #globalclassroom
mpowers3
23:40
RT @donnaroman: Q4 found most of mine through @flatclassroom @iEARNUSA & @GlobalClassroom Once u work together, youre set! #globalclassroom
mpowers3
23:40
@tasteach Thanks for joining! Good luck with jury summons #globalclassroom
TheHeadsOffice
23:40
@mpowers3 @LirenmanLearns Twitter can remove all the borders! #globalclassroom
iEARNUSA
23:41
@mpowers3 Born to share! #globalclassroom
mpowers3
23:41
Yes! RT @LirenmanLearns: But we have to keep sharing to get others on board. Be supportive, help. So important. #globalclassroom
LirenmanLearns
23:41
@TheHeadsOffice Yes classblog http://t.co/JIdYl6dc It's quiet now as we aren't in session. Links to my stdnts blogs #globalclassroom
Hassanatu
23:41
RT @iEARNUSA: Everyone in this #globalclassroom chat should consider giving a @globaledcon #globaled12 presentation this Nov http://t.co/weRlvfcf
RentonL
23:41
RT @iEARNUSA: Everyone in this #globalclassroom chat should consider giving a @globaledcon #globaled12 presentation this Nov http://t.co/weRlvfcf
Hassanatu
23:41
RT @iEARNUSA: Q4. great collections of orgs. here to help you find partners: http://t.co/xLxaKIxI #globalclassroom #ce12
connectaschool
23:42
RT @iEARNUSA: Everyone in this #globalclassroom chat should consider giving a @globaledcon #globaled12 presentation this Nov http://t.co/weRlvfcf
mpowers3
23:42
RT @iEARNUSA: Everyone in this chat should consider giving a @globaledcon #globaled12 pres. this Nov http://t.co/Qs6U2dPh #globalclassroom
donnaroman
23:42
@brettelockyer Yes, but still a challenge #globalclassroom
mpowers3
23:42
@iEARNUSA When are submissions due? Would like to get something together - bit nervous though! #globalclassroom
TheHeadsOffice
23:42
@LirenmanLearns Once you're up & running tweet me some links of posts for me to showcase on http://t.co/LBo787mF #globalclassroom
iEARNUSA
23:42
Oct 15. @mpowers3: @iEARNUSA When are submissions due? Would like to get something together - bit nervous though! #globalclassroom
RentonL
23:43
@mpowers3 @iEARNUSA YOU can do it! You would ROCK! #globalclassroom :)
LirenmanLearns
23:43
@TheHeadsOffice What would you be looking for? #globalclassroom
coolclass
23:43
#globalclassroom An #iEARN project that honours world cultures through a celebration of traditional foods, http://t.co/D1lgY4eA
TheHeadsOffice
23:43
RT @iEARNUSA: Everyone in this #globalclassroom chat should consider giving a @globaledcon #globaled12 presentation this Nov http://t.co/weRlvfcf
mpowers3
23:43
@RentonL Aw, thanks! #globalclassroom
LirenmanLearns
23:43
I hope this chat is being archived. #globalclassroom
studysync
23:44
Anyone using #Edmodo for connecting with other educators globally? @edmodo #globalclassroom
iEARNUSA
23:44
@mpowers3 No need to be nervous! Supportive communty w/ amazing people like @Hassanatu, who is a keynoter! #globalclassroom #ce12
brettelockyer
23:44
@donnaroman #globalclassroom maybe school leaders could now EXPECT tchrs to connect /share/learn globally, n provide tools to do so.
TheHeadsOffice
23:44
@LirenmanLearns have a look at the site. It is for classes to showcase their posts to get a wider audience #globalclassroom
mpowers3
23:44
Q5: How do you deal with issues, such as time zone differences, in your projects? #globaled #globalclassroom
nycprincipal
23:45
RT @brettelockyer: @donnaroman #globalclassroom maybe school leaders could now EXPECT tchrs to connect /share/learn globally, n provide tools to do so.
LirenmanLearns
23:45
@TheHeadsOffice Cool, I will have a look after the chat is over. I'm a lousy multitasker! :-) #globalclassroom
mpowers3
23:46
@studysync Yes, someone mentioned #edmodo earlier. I think there's a large #globaled community there. Do you use it? #globalclassroom
iEARNUSA
23:46
Q5. Time zones issues key. 1 reason that 1:1 links are tricky. Critical mass of classrooms help. Cover all zones! #globalclassroom
TheHeadsOffice
23:46
@mpowers3 @RentonL I'€™m down to do one 13thNov at 10pm GMT. #globalclassroom #globaled12 If I can do it you all can!
LirenmanLearns
23:46
Q5 Beauty of commenting is that you can send and receive them when it works for you and your class. Class tweeting too. #globalclassroom
RentonL
23:46
@mpowers3 We were lucky - time zone only had 1 hour diff between Calgary and Cusco Peru ... but it would be a challenge. #globalclassroom
iEARNUSA
23:46
RT @TheHeadsOffice: @mpowers3 @RentonL I'€™m down to do one 13thNov at 10pm GMT. #globalclassroom #globaled12 If I can do it you all can!
donnaroman
23:46
Q5: #globalclassroom Asynchronous tools like @edmodo and web 2.0 tools
mpowers3
23:47
@lirenmanlearns Yes, it will be posted on the wiki in a day or so #globalclassroom
ConnectedEd
23:47
#globalclassroom chat is still in progress. Please come join in. They'd love to hear your voice too. #ce12
connectaschool
23:47
RT @ConnectedEd: #globalclassroom chat is still in progress. Please come join in. They'd love to hear your voice too. #ce12
mpowers3
23:47
RT @ConnectedEd: #globalclassroom chat is still in progress. Please come join in. Theyd love to hear your voice too. #ce12 #globalclassroom
RentonL
23:47
@nycprincipal @brettelockyer @donnaroman Agreed - but - sadly "expectations" don't create passion/commitment. #globalclassroom #authentic
brettelockyer
23:47
@iEARNUSA @mpowers3 Yes, n our stories of failure, discouragement n the hard parts of global conns the best presentations. #globalclassroom
studysync
23:47
@mpowers3 Well, we are on it as an app. Seems to be gaining in popularity very quickly (@edmodo). #globalclassroom
LirenmanLearns
23:48
@mpowers3 Thank you. #globalclassroom
mpowers3
23:48
Yes, like @voicethread & wikis! RT @donnaroman: Q5: #globalclassroom Asynchronous tools like @edmodo and web 2.0 tools #globalclassroom
nycprincipal
23:48
@RentonL @brettelockyer @donnaroman True and there's so much to supporting that--esp if T isn't inclined to do it. #globalclassroom
RentonL
23:48
@TheHeadsOffice @mpowers3 You are BRAVE - I am a better writer than public speaker!!! GULP! #globalclassroom
coolclass
23:48
FYI, my www.bullying .org Website began w a question in the #iEARN Teacher's forum, is #bullying an issue in your country? #globalclassroom
mpowers3
23:49
Great point ... #authenticity = #1MT @RentonL sadly "expectations" don't create passion/commitment #authentic #globalclassroom
mpowers3
23:49
RT @coolclass: FYI, my www.bullying .org Website began w a Q in #iEARN Tchrs forum, is #bullying an issue in your country? #globalclassroom
TheHeadsOffice
23:50
@RentonL @mpowers3 But I'€™ll be in my study so you won'€™t see me shaking! #globalclassroom #globaled12
iEARNUSA
23:50
1999, right Bill? Amazing. @coolclass www.bullying .org began w a question in the #iEARN Teacher's forum #globalclassroom
mpowers3
23:50
RT @LirenmanLearns: Q5 Beauty of commenting is u can send/receive them when it works 4 u & your class. Class tweeting too. #globalclassroom
brettelockyer
23:50
@RentonL #globalclassroom Passion,ah,the key to meaningful individual global connections that will lead to global solutions to global probs!
donnaroman
23:51
@mpowers3 @RentonL #globalclassroom and teachers don't always recognize the need to be globally aware themselves
mpowers3
23:51
A5: "Basic" tools like email and digital voice recordings can be great for time zone differences. Also photo blogs! #globalclassroom
RentonL
23:51
@mpowers3 Yup - totally see that around me - total buy in + passion - fuel the connections and authenticity. #globalclassroom
mpowers3
23:52
RT @brettelockyer: Passion,ah,the key 2meaningful indiv global connections that'll lead to global solutions 2 global probs! #globalclassroom
iEARNUSA
23:52
@brettelockyer: @RentonL #globalclassroom Passion (and empathy and humility and respect and trust)
RentonL
23:52
@TheHeadsOffice LOL - you would HEAR me shaking!!! Ha ha ha! Wish I had that skill! LOVE to write though! #globalclassroom
LirenmanLearns
23:52
Google docs work well for collaboration too. #globalclassroom
studysync
23:52
@brettelockyer MT Passion,the key to individual global connections that will lead to global solutions to global probs! #globalclassroom
rickmccleary
23:52
@mpowers3 #globalclassroom Photo Blogs, that's a neat idea!
okeeffefiddle
23:53
@coolclass thanks 4 http://t.co/aGbit55h looks great #globalclassroom
RentonL
23:53
@brettelockyer "Nothing great was EVER accomplished w/o enthusiasm!" SO true - passion = fuel to accomp GR8 things! #globalclassroom
brettelockyer
23:54
@nycprincipal Having a nice little dream here, a sch improvement plan that aims at igniting/feeding tchr passion for #globalclassroom
mpowers3
23:54
Q6 - last one! - what 1 things will you do this fall to create global collaboration? Use a new tool? Start proj? Share PD? #globalclassroom
RentonL
23:54
@LirenmanLearns LOVE google docs - have not used with students, though - maybe a pilot project! #globalclassroom
Hassanatu
23:54
RT @ConnectedEd: #globalclassroom chat is still in progress. Please come join in. They'd love to hear your voice too. #ce12
rickmccleary
23:54
@LirenmanLearns #globalclassroom I've never used Google Drive globally but I will this year. Thanks for the idea.
coolclass
23:55
Q5 #iEARN helps classes deal w dif time zones by providing asynchronous, moderated discussion forums U can share when able #globalclassroom
nycprincipal
23:55
@brettelockyer Wouldn't that be a dream?! I'm hoping to use #CCSS to get us closer to that #globalclassroom.
mpowers3
23:55
@RentonL @LirenmanLearns Seen docs used for collab. story writing, both real-time and asynchronous. I'm excited to try it. #globalclassroom
studysync
23:56
RT @ConnectedEd: #globalclassroom chat is still in progress. Please come join in. Theyd love to hear your voice too. #globalclassroom
nycprincipal
23:56
Q6 I have Ts implementing #PBL and I'm hoping to turn that into #globalclassroom PBLs.
RentonL
23:56
@mpowers3 There r SO many tools I want to try, thanks 2 this sharing PLN - excited to see where new Gr 3s TAKE this connec. #globalclassroom
brettelockyer
23:56
@nycprincipal 'scuse my ignorance, what is #ccss? #globalclassroom
iEARNUSA
23:56
Q6- iEARN just launched a new Collaboration Centre, a custom @Salesforce platform. New ballgame for #globalclassroom http://t.co/IsvJdpDn
LirenmanLearns
23:56
Thinking about seeing if my young learners can collaborate through the Storybird website. #globalclassroom
donnaroman
23:57
@nycprincipal @brettelockyer #globalclassroom #CCSS mesh so well with #PBL, which mesh with global projects! Perfect fit:)
iEARNUSA
23:57
RT @brettelockyer: @nycprincipal 'scuse my ignorance, what is #ccss? #globalclassroom #CommonCore State Standards
mpowers3
23:57
A6: Introduce teachers to #globaled network on Twitter as foundation for future collaborations & projects #globalclassroom
nycprincipal
23:57
@brettelockyer Np-- Common Core State Standards. It's the HUGE push here right now. #globalclassroom
RentonL
23:57
@rickmccleary @LirenmanLearns I've only used it 2 collaborate w colleagues when writing articles - POWERFUL tool! #globalclassroom #dreaming
mpowers3
23:58
MT @iEARNUSA: Q6- iEARN just launched a new Collaboration Centre, a custom @Salesforce platform http://t.co/LuucBQjk #globalclassroom
studysync
23:58
@iEARNUSA #CommonCore State Standards, I do believe... #globalclassroom
CentraDyslexia
23:58
RT @mpowers3: A6: Introduce teachers to #globaled network on Twitter as foundation for future collaborations & projects #globalclassroom
mpowers3
23:58
Love it! RT @LirenmanLearns: Thinking about seeing if my young learners can collaborate through the Storybird website. #globalclassroom
nycprincipal
23:58
@donnaroman @brettelockyer I agree! Now, the trick is to help my Ts see it and have the right projects :) #globalclassroom
donnaroman
23:58
@iEARNUSA @Salesforce #globalclassroom Love @iEARNUSA 's new Collaboration Centre!
mpowers3
23:58
@LirenmanLearns I'll be working w/ Grade 1 as well this yr. Let me know if you want to connect to a Philly classroom #globalclassroom
mpowers3
23:59
RT @nycprincipal: Q6 I have Ts implementing #PBL and Im hoping to turn that into #globalclassroom PBLs. #globalclassroom
RentonL
23:59
@mpowers3 @LirenmanLearns LOVE @storybird too - that would be powerful! #globalclassroom
brettelockyer
23:59
@nycprincipal #globalclassroom Oh, yes, that's that thing that Bill Gates n Pearson have cooked up? Aussie humor kicking in here.
Inukshuk
23:59
RT @donnaroman: @iEARNUSA @Salesforce #globalclassroom Love @iEARNUSA 's new Collaboration Centre!
TheHeadsOffice
23:59
@nycprincipal Have you got class blogs? #globalclassroom
mpowers3
23:59
@RentonL That's exciting! A whole new perspective and opportunity for fresh, meaningful connections! #globalclassroom
ktvee
23:59
@donnaroman Thank you, Donna. So happy to have discovered #globalclassroom chat! Is this a weekly chat?
LirenmanLearns
00:00
@mpowers3 Always looking to add meaningful connections while keeping my learners needs at the forefront. #globalclassroom
donnaroman
00:00
@nycprincipal @brettelockyer #globalclassroom find a teacher to live out loud in the building to show how easy and engaging it is
mpowers3
00:00
Thanks for a great #globalclassroom discussion everyone! The chat will be archived here: http://t.co/pPdqKGL1 in a day or so. #globaled
okeeffefiddle
00:00
@mpowers3 I'm addicted, and have learned so much in past few weeks, unbelievable resource and delighted to have found #globalclassroom
nycprincipal
00:00
@TheHeadsOffice Not sure for this year. Still not back and haven't met with Ts yet. #globalclassroom
brettelockyer
00:00
@nycprincipal @donnaroman #globalclassroom It will help if your tchrs can see that it makes teaching easier n learning richer, yes?
RentonL
00:00
@ktvee @donnaroman Once a month - would be SO cool if you could join - 3 chats, same topic 4 time zones #globalclassroom
iEARNUSA
00:00
@donnaroman Thanks! We love trying out new ways to support the #globalclassroom #ce12
nycprincipal
00:01
RT @donnaroman: @nycprincipal @brettelockyer #globalclassroom find a teacher to live out loud in the building to show how easy and engaging it is
studysync
00:01
@mpowers3 Thank you! #globalclassroom
donnaroman
00:01
Thanks everyone for attending the #globalclassroom chat!
mpowers3
00:01
@ktvee It's monthly, you can check the archives here http://t.co/cAkzIReH #globalclassroom
mpowers3
00:01
@okeeffefiddle Awesome! We're glad you found it too! #globalclassroom
coolclass
00:01
RT @donnaroman: @iEARNUSA #globalclassroom Love @iEARNUSA 's new Collaboration Centre! <-I agree !!! :-)
iEARNUSA
00:01
Thank you @donnaroman @mpowers3 #globalclassroom
nycprincipal
00:01
@brettelockyer @donnaroman Most definitely! I'm hoping to get there. #globalclassroom
RentonL
00:01
@mpowers3 So much fun, Margaret - great job moderating today! Enjoy the rest of the day everyone! #globalclassroom
mpowers3
00:02
RT @donnaroman: @nycprincipal @brettelockyer find a tchr to live out loud in building to show how easy and engaging it is #globalclassroom
TheHeadsOffice
00:02
@nycprincipal blogs can be so powerful for global learning as well as everything else. Do get in touch if you set them up. #globalclassroom
studysync
00:02
Good to know! RT @mpowers3 It's monthly, you can check the archives here http://t.co/cxAbQKUZ #globalclassroom #globalclassroom
LirenmanLearns
00:02
Thanks for having me along for the ride. :-) #globalclassroom
brettelockyer
00:02
@donnaroman @nycprincipal #globalclassroom Our biggest commenter on class blog is our fabbo Principal. Signals support for me n respect 4 Ss
LirenmanLearns
00:03
@brettelockyer That is awesome. Really, really, really awesome. #globalclassroom
mpowers3
00:03
RT @okeeffefiddle I'm addicted, & have learned so much in past few weeks, unbelievable resource and delighted to have found #globalclassroom
donnaroman
00:03
@brettelockyer @nycprincipal #globalclassroom Great support for sure:)
RentonL
00:04
@mpowers3 Yes - can't wait to see where they go with this Peruvian connection! #globalclassroom
coolclass
00:06
Project that my Canadian students did w students & #iEARN teacher partner Tommie Hamabula in Botswana http://t.co/1lvG3fkH #globalclassroom
brettelockyer
00:07
@LirenmanLearns #globalclassroom Yep, he's a good person, but also can spot the publicity value in a great class blog! http://t.co/SrzjW75Z
stu_voice
00:07
#GlobalClassroom Check out #StuVoice Chat tonight 8:30pm EST! Topic: What teaching characteristics are most conducive to learning? #students
LirenmanLearns
00:09
@brettelockyer Smart man and great blog. #globalclassroom
coolclass
00:11
After 30+ years of doing #GlobalClassroom projects, do you know what THE single most important factor ensuring a project's success is?...
coolclass
00:12
#GlobalClassroom It's NOT technology...
coolclass
00:13
#GlobalClassroom It's the commitment and relationship of trust between the project lead teacher-partners!
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