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Archive of November's #GlobalClassroom Chat 1/3 - Saturday Nov 10th, 17:00-18:00 UTC

How can we support students to inquire into global issues that help develop empathy and compassion?


ICT_Integrator
16:55
For the next hour or so my tweets will be dedicated the the first November #globalclassroom chat http://t.co/7DoapbDG
tdallen5
16:57
For the next hour my tweets will be dedicated the the #globalclassroom chat #globalclassroom
MrsMorgansClass
16:57
For the next hour my tweets will be dedicated to the first November #globalclassroom chat - join me! #globalclassroom
ICT_Integrator
16:57
Correction! #edchatsa peeps - join me at SEVEN (7)pm for the first #globalclassroom chat of November! http://t.co/7DoapbDG #globalclassroom
RentonL
16:57
Join us: MT @ICT_Integrator: For the next hour tweets will be dedicated to the first November #globalclassroom chat http://t.co/C76j6uaw
JosePopoff
16:58
@tdallen5 At what time is it? #globalclassroom
MrsMorgansClass
16:59
@JosePopoff NOW! #globalclassroom
artpreston
16:59
RT @ICT_Integrator: #edchatsa peeps - join me at 7pm for the first #globalclassroom chat of November! http://t.co/DIisIrBy #globalclassroom
bhallowes
17:00
For the next hour my tweets will be dedicated to #globalclassroom chat. Come and join the discussion. #sateachers #edchatsa
ICT_Integrator
17:00
Good evening everyone! Karen Stadler here, from a balmy Cape Town... welcome to the first November chat! #globalclassroom
FlyontheCWall
17:00
RT @MrsMorgansClass: @JosePopoff NOW! #globalclassroom
ICT_Integrator
17:00
@artpreston Thanks for the RT - are you going to lurk?? :) #globalclassroom
WarwickLanguage
17:01
RT @bhallowes: For the next hour my tweets will be dedicated to #globalclassroom chat. Come and join the discussion. #sateachers #edchatsa
SwayGrantham
17:01
RT @ICT_Integrator: #globalclassroom Chat 1 today: New York: 12pm (noon), London: 5pm (17:00), Cape Town: 7pm (19:00), Bucharest: 7pm (1 ...
tdallen5
17:02
@ICT_Integrator Great to be here with all of you! #globalclassroom
bhallowes
17:02
Evening Karen. Beautiful evening in PE too. Summer at last! #globalclassroom
ICT_Integrator
17:02
Looking forward to the chat - global classroom collaboration has been my focus this week! #globalclassroom
SwayGrantham
17:02
For the next hour all my tweets will be dedicated to the #globalclassroom chat!
JosePopoff
17:02
Good morning from a rainy and chilly Honduras. #iwphn This is my very first #globalclassroom chat!
ICT_Integrator
17:02
@tdallen5 Hi Theresa, great to see you here! #globalclassroom
aknill
17:02
#globalclassroom is there a fixed topic? Andy from Essex, UK
ICT_Integrator
17:03
@JosePopoff Hello Jose - welcome! #globalclassroom
MrsMorgansClass
17:03
Hello, from mild, overcast, and windy Texas! #globalclassroom
bhallowes
17:03
Hi Jose and Theresa. Great to be here with you.
ICT_Integrator
17:03
@aknill There is - see here: http://t.co/7DoapbDG #globalclassroom
tdallen5
17:03
Hello from Joliet, IL. Nice, mild Fall day. #globalclassroom
celinabrennan
17:03
Hello all! Celina from Washington State- My first #globalclassroom chat as well!
ICT_Integrator
17:04
@MrsMorgansClass Hi Louise, great that you will be joining us - and you too @bhallowes! #globalclassroom
bhallowes
17:04
Hi Celina. Good to meet you here. #globalclassroom
ICT_Integrator
17:05
@celinabrennan Welcome Celina - this a great crowd to be associated with! #globalclassroom
tdallen5
17:05
@bhallowes Nice to chat w/ you again! #globalclassroom
tdallen5
17:05
@celinabrennan Welcome! #globalclassroom
DavyhulmePS
17:05
#globalclassroom for any classes wanting to connect to find out about Christmas around the world please sign up now http://t.co/bubGZryJ
Ron_Peck
17:05
Hi from cold and wet Oregon. I'm lurking. #globalclassroom
celinabrennan
17:06
@bhallowes Thank you! Very excited to join the conversation! Very nice to meet you as well :) #globalclassroom
ICT_Integrator
17:06
So our topic is: How can we support students to inquire into global issues that help develop empathy and compassion? Qs ... #globalclassroom
SwayGrantham
17:06
Welcome to everyone in the #globalclassroom I'm Sway based in UK and this is my first time co-moderating!
MrsMorgansClass
17:06
@DavyhulmePS Perhaps you could include your info on the #globalclassroom Christmas Around the World Voicethread too! https://t.co/408bdEOW
ICT_Integrator
17:06
@Ron_Peck Hello Ron - please join in if you can :) #globalclassroom
celinabrennan
17:06
@ICT_Integrator I definitely feel that! Excited for new perspectives... #globalclassroom
Ron_Peck
17:07
@ICT_Integrator Thanks, I will. #globalclassroom
ICT_Integrator
17:07
I believe @SwayGrantham is here too... my co-moderator for the evening! #globalclassroom
LynethCrighton
17:08
Trying to keep up with #globalclassroom on my cell phone. Hello everyone from a cool and rainy Joburg
ICT_Integrator
17:08
Q1: Why is it important to use inquiry to help develop the whole child? #globalclassroom
SwayGrantham
17:08
@ICT_Integrator I am here, just trying to get my head around everything lol #globalclassroom
Ron_Peck
17:08
I have connected my classes 2 other classes around the globe. Ss are eager to find out about other cultures and issues. #globalclassroom
ICT_Integrator
17:09
@SwayGrantham Good to "see" you! #globalclassroom
MrsMorgansClass
17:09
@DavyhulmePS done! hoping you will participate in the voicethread too! https://t.co/QMeV87VC #globalclassroom
bhallowes
17:10
Q1 We live in a global village. Technology has flattened our world. Inquiry empowers Ss to explore world issues. #globalclassroom
celinabrennan
17:10
@ICT_Integrator A1: for me, inquiry allows for the learning environment to be passion-driven #globalclassroom
ICT_Integrator
17:10
@LynethCrighton Welcome Lyneth - lovely to have another #sateacher here! #globalclassroom
MrsMorgansClass
17:11
@ICT_Integrator A1: instead of throwing questions at the student, it is more meaningful for them to come up with their own. #globalclassroom
ICT_Integrator
17:11
@celinabrennan @bhallowes Passion is so important - for teacher and students, inquiry stems from a passion for knowledge! #globalclassroom
MrACDPresent
17:11
Use our free internet curriculum songs for 7-11year olds! #globalclassroom Rock, rap, blues, pop etc http://t.co/RlFe73GX
ICT_Integrator
17:12
RT @celinabrennan: @ICT_Integrator A1: for me, inquiry allows for the learning environment to be passion-driven #globalclassroom
SwayGrantham
17:12
A1: i think inquiry encourages chn to not just accept knowledge, but to challenge it #globalclassroom
ICT_Integrator
17:12
RT @bhallowes: Q1 We live in a global village. Tech has flattened our world. Inquiry empowers Ss to explore world issues. #globalclassroom
hentieTom
17:13
Just lurking from Joahnnesburg #globalclassroom hi all
tdallen5
17:13
@ICT_Integrator Our 7th graders participate in @digiteen, a digital citizenship global perspective. #globalclassroom
celinabrennan
17:13
@ICT_Integrator @bhallowes I agree! Our job is to provide opportunities and resources to foster passion. #globalclassroom
Ron_Peck
17:13
A1: Get students involved in the decisions about what they learn and inquiry will follow. #globalclassroom
ICT_Integrator
17:14
Once a teacher has flattened her own walls she will WANT to flatten the walls for her students too - 21st C learning! #globalclassroom
tdallen5
17:14
Mystery skypes are great for peek into other cultures #globalclassroom
celinabrennan
17:14
“@SwayGrantham: A1: i think inquiry encourages chn to not just accept knowledge, but to challenge it #globalclassroom” I appreciate this!
bhallowes
17:14
RT @Ron_Peck: A1: Get students involved in the decisions about what they learn and inquiry will follow. #globalclassroom
CliveSir
17:14
Absolutely! RT @celinabrennan:Our job is to provide opportunities and resources to foster passion. #globalclassroom
SwayGrantham
17:14
@tdallen5 what does it involve? How do they respond to it? #globalclassroom
MrsMorgansClass
17:14
It's a paradigm shift that teachers and students must adjust to first, though... #globalclassroom
ICT_Integrator
17:14
@hentieTom Welcome! Please add your voice too :) #globalclassroom
SwayGrantham
17:14
RT @tdallen5: Mystery skypes are great for peek into other cultures #globalclassroom
MrsMorgansClass
17:15
Yes! RT @CliveSir: Absolutely! RT @celinabrennan:Our job is to provide opportunities and resources to foster passion. #globalclassroom
LynethCrighton
17:15
#globalclassroom to use to tweetchat - forgot the tag
celinabrennan
17:15
@tdallen5 This is on my list of must dos this year! #globalclassroom
SwayGrantham
17:15
@Ron_Peck showing chn they have a voice will allow them to feel comfortable using it - very true process #globalclassroom
LynethCrighton
17:15
#globalclassroom by encouraging connections with experts, ngos and children living it
ICT_Integrator
17:16
@tdallen5 I've read about it - must find out more! #globalclassroom
tdallen5
17:16
@celinabrennan It doesn't need to take too much time - 10-15 min if you want #globalclassroom
bhallowes
17:16
A1 The quality of Ss questions are an indication of their level of thinking. Encourage questioning. #globalclassroom
MrsMorgansClass
17:16
@tdallen5 love #mysterskype! http://t.co/ULqf4Rm5 #globalclassroom
McGough3R
17:16
@Ron_Peck I have found that allowing students 2 identify problems in their world can lead to content-rich, student inquiry. #globalclassroom
celinabrennan
17:16
@MrsMorgansClass I agree. For teachers it takes a lot of letting go. For students they must build more self-confidence. #globalclassroom
aknill
17:16
#globalclassroom I dropped in today after linking @MrsMorgansClass Mystery Skyping as a geog idea at Teachmeetipad un the UK on Thur. 8th.
ICT_Integrator
17:16
@celinabrennan Skype is the most AMAZING tool if time zones allow, other tools available if not (VoiceThread, Edmodo) #globalclassroom
SwayGrantham
17:17
@tdallen5 @celinabrennan we tried 10min skyping, we get so excited we always want longer! #globalclassroom
MrsMorgansClass
17:18
@celinabrennan We are so used to asking the questions and looking for answers! It's time to turn that around! #globalclassroom
tdallen5
17:18
@ICT_Integrator @Edmodo is great asynchronous tool. #globalclassroom
hentieTom
17:18
@MrsMorgansClass #globalclassroom yes big shift like we doing IB curriculum and is all inquiry based ask the right big questionUnit question
tdallen5
17:18
@SwayGrantham LOL! There's the passion! #globalclassroom
aknill
17:18
@ict_integrator @digiteen #globalclassroom digit even looks interesting as a link to a project being designed by my #digitalleaders to run.
SwayGrantham
17:18
@ICT_Integrator @celinabrennan even blogging if time zones don't allow or teachers are nervous about live interaction #globalclassroom
celinabrennan
17:18
@SwayGrantham @tdallen5 Does anyone have a blog post of their experiences with Mystery Skype? #globalclassroom
ICT_Integrator
17:18
@SwayGrantham 10 min def not enough - chatted to a Y2 class in W Australia for 30 min on Friday. Absolutely fantastic! #globalclassroom
tdallen5
17:18
I heard of teachers having sleepovers in classrooms to connect w/ other classrooms globally through skype #globalclassroom
JosePopoff
17:18
#globalclassroom I once had an interaction with a school in Australia, 2 pm for them, 10 pm for me. Time zone was not a problem.
MrsMorgansClass
17:19
@celinabrennan Why, yes, I do :-) http://t.co/ULqf4Rm5 #globalclassroom
MrsMorgansClass
17:20
@JosePopoff Voicethread is good so the students can also be involved - it allows them to comment and ask questions. #globalclassroom
JosePopoff
17:20
#globalclassroom @tdallen5 Oh yes, I am still dreaming of sleepover someday!
ICT_Integrator
17:20
@JosePopoff Agreed - Anything possible if PASSION is there! Have kids staying late after school on Tues to Skype w USA #globalclassroom
SwayGrantham
17:20
“@tdallen5: teachers having sleepovers in classrooms to connect w/ other classrooms #globalclassroom” - amazing! True passion & excitement!
MrsMorgansClass
17:20
@tdallen5 Skype sleepovers! How fun! Not sure if I'm up for that one LOL! #globalclassroom
ICT_Integrator
17:20
Q2: What are some global issues that could be explored through a rich inquiry? #globalclassroom
JosePopoff
17:21
#globalclassroom @MrsMorgansClass Yes, Ive used Voicethread but not for international connections....yet...:)
SwayGrantham
17:21
RT @MrsMorgansClass: @celinabrennan Why, yes, I do :-) http://t.co/ULqf4Rm5 #globalclassroom
celinabrennan
17:21
@MrsMorgansClass @tdallen5 Thank you for this resource! #globalclassroom
tdallen5
17:21
@JosePopoff @MrsMorgansClass @swayGrantham - it would be neat! #globalclassroom
aknill
17:21
@tdallen5 #globalclassroom @EPPS_ICT in UK have used sleepovers to use FaceTime on iPads to link to school in New Zealand.
bhallowes
17:21
A2 Natural disasters. Elections. #globalclassroom
CliveSir
17:21
#globalclassroom "Mystery Skype" by @ktvee http://t.co/x1C49VEe
tdallen5
17:22
@aknill Great experience! #globalclassroom
KMECurmston
17:22
RT @DavyhulmePS: #globalclassroom for any classes wanting to connect to find out about Christmas around the world please sign up now htt ...
ICT_Integrator
17:22
A2 I will soon be launching a project with a strong environmental focus - great for comparisons and deeper inquiry #globalclassroom
SwayGrantham
17:22
A2: my year group just studied the effects of globalisation, could be greatly enhanced by #globalclassroom
ICT_Integrator
17:23
Hello to all the new chat participants - I can't keep up - this chat is ROCKING tonight!! #globalclassroom
tdallen5
17:23
What was Q2? #globalclassroom
aknill
17:23
#globalclassroom Natural disasters to raise global awareness use websites or iApps e.g Earthbuzz, Disaster Alert which map and provide links
MrsMorgansClass
17:23
@JosePopoff my kids got to learn about Lin Lin's school via Voicethread http://t.co/fhPyxjhS #globalclassroom
SwayGrantham
17:23
“@aknill: #globalclassroom @EPPS_ICT in UK have used sleepovers to use FaceTime on iPads to link to school in New Zealand”- wish I could!
ICT_Integrator
17:24
RT @ICT_Integrator: Q2: What are some global issues that could be explored through a rich inquiry? #globalclassroom
bhallowes
17:24
Q2: What are some global issues that could be explored through a rich inquiry? #globalclassroom
tdallen5
17:25
I was part of global mystery skype w/ Indonesia (Endang's students): http://t.co/I2JPFQKl #globalclassroom
LynethCrighton
17:25
Collaboration about global solutions to issues like water, hunger, diversity, tolerance #globalclassroom
bhallowes
17:25
A2 Can our country grow sufficient food to sustain the population? What influences our ability or lack of? #globalclassroom
tdallen5
17:25
A2 - National elections would be interesting, if allowed. #globalclassroom
ICT_Integrator
17:25
A2 For higher grades - global warming - effects in different parts of the world etc. #globalclassroom
SwayGrantham
17:26
A2 just this week started an art unit about world perceptions and seeing things differently,asked what others thought ok UK #globalclassroom
celinabrennan
17:26
@ICT_Integrator A2: Our Ss are currently in the middle of a passion project regarding "how landforms affect people" #globalclassroom
CliveSir
17:26
A2: #globalclassroom Here is a list of 40 projects with global implications: http://t.co/wRFgrmE9
bhallowes
17:26
A2 Changing weather patterns. #globalclassroom
tdallen5
17:26
A2 - using natural resources efficiently #globalclassroom
MrsMorgansClass
17:26
@bhallowes A2: Water and sustainable resources are topics that even the youngest of students can understand. #globalclassroom
JosePopoff
17:26
A2: I noticed many countries in the world were observing US elections. Why are they important worldwide?#globalclassroom
aknill
17:26
#globalclassroom global issues could help to introduce children to global organisations and their data e.g. UNICEF, UN - look at concerns.
tdallen5
17:26
RT @LynethCrighton: Collaboration about global solutions to issues like water, hunger, diversity, tolerance #globalclassroom
tdallen5
17:27
@CliveSir Interesting! #globalclassroom
ICT_Integrator
17:27
@SwayGrantham And I'm so sorry our Skype didn't happen...:( #globalclassroom
celinabrennan
17:27
@SwayGrantham @ict_integrator We have used Kid Blog to connect to other classrooms #globalclassroom
tdallen5
17:27
@JosePopoff That's a great ? - other countries look up to USA...what are implications? #globalclassroom
JosePopoff
17:27
A2: Global warming, how is it affecting other parts of the world? #globalclassroom
MrsMorgansClass
17:27
@bhallowes A2: Cultural exchange - #globalclassroom
ICT_Integrator
17:27
Loving these ideas - keep them coming! #globalclassroom
tdallen5
17:28
@celinabrennan Love kidblog for intermediate students. Use wordpress for junior high. #globalclassroom
SwayGrantham
17:28
@ICT_Integrator there'll be other opportunities now I have my own class in the pm ;) #globalclassroom
TheCATteacher
17:28
Glad to be a part of this #globalclassroom
bhallowes
17:28
Kidblogs a great platform. My kids love it. #globalclassroom
aknill
17:28
@ICT_Integrator #globalclassroom globalwarming see apps pic for resources to provoke discussion http://t.co/gC7oMU1j
ICT_Integrator
17:28
@celinabrennan I am planning to do the same next year! #globalclassroom
tdallen5
17:28
Will our US President help our world? What other leaders are with him? #globalclassroom
hentieTom
17:29
#globalclassroom health and disease. How preventable are preventable diseases?
bhallowes
17:29
A2 What about global communication in diverse language and cultures? #globalclassroom
ICT_Integrator
17:29
@TheCATteacher Welcome - do join in and add your voice. Great conversation tonight! #globalclassroom
MrsMorgansClass
17:29
A2 - for older kids the Malala project...https://t.co/B29NNclY #globalclassroom
LynethCrighton
17:29
How about a simple thing like growing a bean, compare how it grows from country to country #globalclassroom
ICT_Integrator
17:29
RT @JosePopoff: A2: I noticed many countries in the world were observing US elections. Why are they important worldwide? #globalclassroom
tdallen5
17:29
@TheCATteacher Nice to meet you! I am a tech teacher as well. #globalclassroom
CliveSir
17:29
@ktvee Come on over to #globalclassroom! Chat on now! #edchat
SwayGrantham
17:29
@aknill @epps_ict brilliant thanks I will do! Wonder if they could help persuade my colleagues to be more adventurous! #globalclassroom
ICT_Integrator
17:29
@MrsMorgansClass This looks like a brilliant project! #globalclassroom
hentieTom
17:30
#globalclassroom global trade and development
TheCATteacher
17:30
Never had a "Twitter conversation"... a bit confusing. Surely we can find a chatroom/forum? Just a thought! #globalclassroom
bhallowes
17:30
RT @LynethCrighton: How about a simple thing like growing a bean, compare how it grows from country to country. I like it. #globalclassroom
MrsMorgansClass
17:30
@ICT_Integrator I was surprised that so many of my international contacts were keeping up with the election. #globalclassroom
JosePopoff
17:30
@bhallowes I will be pesenting something about global culture at #globalcon12 #globalclassroom
MrsMorgansClass
17:30
@TheCATteacher use tweetchat http://t.co/jjTye5qj #globalclassroom
SwayGrantham
17:30
“@LynethCrighton: How about a simple thing like growing a bean, compare how it grows from country to country #globalclassroom” - love this
ICT_Integrator
17:31
@TheCATteacher http://t.co/F2ciUBRT on pc or iPad is best, on your phone just follow the hashtag :) #globalclassroom
aknill
17:31
@MrsMorgansClass looks really good will be sharing this in school. #globalclassroom
artpreston
17:31
@TheCATteacher Use TweetChat - makes the chat much easier to follow (http://t.co/kYDYlBWx) See you on #edchatsa! #globalclassroom
SwayGrantham
17:32
Firstly,welcome @TheCATteacher you get used to them,generally more fast paced than forums,lots of ideas focused at once :) #globalclassroom
tdallen5
17:32
@SwayGrantham I knew a teacher who grew lettuce/veggies with another country and had a great salad together! #globalclassroom
JosePopoff
17:32
How safe do you feel about controversial global issues discussions with kids? #globalclassroom
SwayGrantham
17:32
RT @CliveSir: @ktvee Come on over to #globalclassroom! Chat on now! #edchat
ICT_Integrator
17:32
My simple project http://t.co/2ZrhKRnz has lead to great discussion and comparison amongst our students! #globalclassroom
CliveSir
17:32
Yes! Or install Tweetdeck! RT @artpreston: @TheCATteacher Use TweetChat - makes the chat much easier to follow #globalclassroom
JosePopoff
17:32
@SwayGrantham @LynethCrighton Global beans! Sounds like a small great idea! #globalclassroom
aknill
17:32
@LynethCrighton #globalclassroom looking at food from grow to use to dispose see latest book #missionexplorefood contact @missionexplore
ICT_Integrator
17:32
@artpreston Lovely to see so many #sateachers here tonight! #globalclassroom
celinabrennan
17:32
@tdallen5: @SwayGrantham I knew a teacher who grew lettuce/veggies with another country and had a great salad together! #globalclassroom
Ron_Peck
17:33
A2: Geopolitical issues and the different perspectives. Ss just don't know how other countries views on issues. #globalclassroom
tdallen5
17:33
@JosePopoff a little uneasy, esp in Catholic school. #globalclassroom
MrsMorgansClass
17:33
@ICT_Integrator Crazy Crazes in on our to-do list! #globalclassroom
artpreston
17:33
@ICT_Integrator Indeed! Now we need to move this momentum into even more staffrooms and into the hearts and minds of tchrs #globalclassroom
ICT_Integrator
17:33
Question 3: How can making global connections help students develop empathy and compassion? #globalclassroom
MrsMorgansClass
17:33
@JosePopoff depends on their age. May want to run it by the parents first. #globalclassroom
tdallen5
17:34
@MrsMorgansClass @ICT_Integrator we're just starting. #globalclassroom
SwayGrantham
17:34
RT @ICT_Integrator: Question 3: How can making global connections help students develop empathy and compassion? #globalclassroom
ICT_Integrator
17:34
@MrsMorgansClass I know you'll get to it :) #globalclassroom
AnaCristinaPrts
17:34
RT @CliveSir: A2: #globalclassroom Here is a list of 40 projects with global implications: http://t.co/wRFgrmE9
ICT_Integrator
17:35
@artpreston There's a passionate group here tonight! #globalclassroom
artpreston
17:35
@ICT_Integrator Q3 : Perhaps an awareness of the world beyond their classroom, their city, their country - reality of peers #globalclassroom
SwayGrantham
17:35
Seeing a part of the world will create more empathy and compassion than anyone saying 'this is how it is' #globalclassroom
aknill
17:36
#globalclassroom A3 by seeing, sharing, experiencing other cultures ideas can be shared- we do this with a High school in Florida, 2 trips.
tdallen5
17:36
@SwayGrantham A3: Students need to "see" to "believe" and ultimately, "understand" #globalclassroom
hentieTom
17:36
@ICT_Integrator #globalclassroom Big question Conflict and peace Why share, if I dont get all I want?
celinabrennan
17:36
#globalclassroom A3: authentic experiences and discussions allow Ss to see the world through a different lens
MrsMorgansClass
17:37
@ICT_Integrator A2: My low-income students are somewhat sheltered - it helps them see beyond the neighborhood. #globalclassroom
aknill
17:37
#globalclassroom A3 to see and share use apps /sites to explore other regions and link where possible with local people eg. Google earth
JosePopoff
17:37
A3: Students need to see that there is a world out there waiting for them to go and change it. #globalclassroom
SwayGrantham
17:37
@artpreston I never knew uk chn would be excited that they had McDonald's in the USA @missbambergrr #globalclassroom
tdallen5
17:37
RT @MrsMorgansClass A2: My low-income students are somewhat sheltered - it helps them see beyond the neighborhood. #globalclassroom
artpreston
17:37
@ICT_Integrator Q3 : By listening to others' stories, understanding of their experiences is developed and empathy is grown #globalclassroom
CliveSir
17:37
A3 The connection itself, with other kids around world, discussing diff and discovering similarities leads to empathy #globalclassroom
bhallowes
17:37
A3 Ss explore causes of conflict and look at resolution strategies. (older students) #globalclassroom
ICT_Integrator
17:38
Our students are very fortunate and sheltered from many of the world's harsh realities. We need to make them more aware. #globalclassroom
JosePopoff
17:38
@MrsMorgansClass Definitively yes. In my case I must always contact parents, regardless. #globalclassroom
SwayGrantham
17:38
@tdallen5: A3: Students need to "see" to "believe" and ultimately, "understand" #globalclassroom so true! Decrease stereotypes.
aknill
17:38
#globalclassroom A3 our EAL students (12% of pupils) are now holding social events to share their culture at lunchtime 1.Romania 2.Lithuania
tdallen5
17:39
RT @CliveSir: A3 The connection, with other kids around world, discussing diff and discover similarities leads to empathy #globalclassroom
ICT_Integrator
17:39
Question 4:Where could teachers find connections that can help their students explore global perspectives? #globalclassroom
HecPowles
17:40
To all #globalclassroom , search John Hattie
CliveSir
17:40
Q4: On Twitter! #globalclassroom
bhallowes
17:40
A4 Here in #globalclassroom. Through Twitter. #globalclassroom
tdallen5
17:41
@ICT_Integrator A4: Skype, Edmodo, Twitter, Global projects...etc! #globalclassroom
SwayGrantham
17:41
A4: twitter is a fab place for teachers to make connections. Also @eTwinningUK @SkypeClassroom #globalclassroom
aknill
17:41
@ICT_Integrator #globalclassroom connections #PLN teachers develop contacts through Twitter, #hashtag chats like this, #Teachmeets, ...
CliveSir
17:41
@HecPowles We know Hattie's evidence based stuff. Any partic aspect? #globalclassroom
JosePopoff
17:41
Don't forget that kids should also look at their local reality, because even when living close, some miss it. #globalclassroom
HecPowles
17:41
@SwayGrantham #globalclassroom To improve education, watch the John Hattie vids on YouTube and read the paper. Appreciate quality teaching.
renzii
17:42
#globalclassroom My Form 1s were absolutely terrified about the possible fate of their new quadblogging buddies
renzii
17:42
(Ms.Tripp's class in South Carolina) in the light of Hurricane Sandy #globalclassroom
SwayGrantham
17:42
Does anyone have any ways of effectively using Edmodo? I'm not using it to potential I don't think! #globalclassroom
tdallen5
17:43
@SwayGrantham There are great projects that use Edmodo - Edmodo Pen Pal project on wiki. #globalclassroom
MrsMorgansClass
17:43
@SwayGrantham We used is for the global read aloud - the key is to put the students in teams so they are not overwhelmed. #globalclassroom
celinabrennan
17:43
@ICT_Integrator A4: @Wonderopolis is a great resource for teachers and students to access #globalclassroom
therobharrison
17:43
RT @SwayGrantham: Does anyone have any ways of effectively using Edmodo? I'm not using it to potential I don't think! #globalclassroom
aknill
17:43
#globalclassroom projects that encourage children's involvement - @SwayGrantham and I both follow #DLchat and @DigitalLeaderUK get on board
renzii
17:43
After a Skype session yesterday, I'm setting up a group on Edmodo for my seniors
MrsMorgansClass
17:43
@SwayGrantham you can also give assignments, quizzes and polls on there. It has a gradebook. Also there are apps. #globalclassroom
JosePopoff
17:44
@SwayGrantham Find an Edmodo community that best fits you, post a message and you will prob. get answers. #globalclassroom
ICT_Integrator
17:44
@SwayGrantham I'm also new to it, using it for my current project - kids LOVE it and I would also like to learn more! #globalclassroom
ICT_Integrator
17:44
RT @JosePopoff: @SwayGrantham Find an Edmodo community that best fits you, post a message and you will prob. get answers. #globalclassroom
aknill
17:44
@JosePopoff #globalclassroom local realities - a good point, my pupils live on the edge of London, few know their own capital city
ICT_Integrator
17:44
@renzii Works like a charm :) #globalclassroom
MrsMorgansClass
17:45
RT @tdallen5: @ICT_Integrator A4: Skype, Edmodo, Twitter, Global projects...etc! Skype IM keeps me connected all day long! #globalclassroom
SwayGrantham
17:45
@renzii my class didn't know there'd been a hurricane before I showed them @MrsSchmidtB4 's class's blogs #globalclassroom
JosePopoff
17:45
I love Edmodo for connecting students due to it?s ease and safety. #globalclassroom
mikemcsharry
17:45
RT @SwayGrantham: Does anyone have any ways of effectively using Edmodo? I'm not using it to potential I don't think! #globalclassroom
SwayGrantham
17:45
@tdallen5 do you have a link? #globalclassroom
renzii
17:45
#globalclassroom Facebook (their first choice) is blocked/banned on our servers #globalclassroom
ICT_Integrator
17:45
@MrsMorgansClass @tdallen - me too. I have to switch it off to do my work!! #globalclassroom
ICT_Integrator
17:46
@SwayGrantham @tdallen is the Edmodo queen :) #globalclassroom
MrsMorgansClass
17:46
Excellent example of how to use Edmodo: Edmodo Pen Pal Project https://t.co/zVHbAtxD #globalclassroom
JosePopoff
17:46
@aknill My students live 20 km away of poor communities that live under $1/day! #globalclassroom
Ron_Peck
17:46
A4: The Global Education Conference Ning is a great place to find educators to connect with. http://t.co/XwKp7K32 #globalclassroom
tdallen5
17:47
@ICT_Integrator LOL! I truly do love @edmodo! #globalclassroom
aknill
17:47
#globalclassroom do other countries use #digitalleaders? Pupils who take a lead role in school in assisting with the use of tech. Join us.
renzii
17:47
@SwayGrantham Ms Leo has great Voicethread and her son will respond to questions to follow up #globalclassroom #globalclassroom
tdallen5
17:47
@MrsMorgansClass Thanks for posting! #globalclassroom
tdallen5
17:47
Another great tool is #GAFE google apps for ed - great collaboration tools. #globalclassroom
MrsMorgansClass
17:47
yes! dont' forget @MrsSchmidtB4 RT @ICT_Integrator: @SwayGrantham @tdallen is the Edmodo queen :) #globalclassroom
ICT_Integrator
17:48
This project was mentioned earlier - Malala Project - worth a look: https://t.co/y85s47q7 #globalclassroom
SwayGrantham
17:48
RT @aknill: #globalclassroom do other countries use #digitalleaders? Pupils who take a lead role in school in assisting with the use of ...
Ron_Peck
17:48
A4: Also, the Flat Classroom Ning is a great place to connect. http://t.co/kcwzAdTZ #globalclassroom
artpreston
17:48
RT @Ron_Peck: Global Ed Conference Ning is a great place to find educators to connect with http://t.co/6YWUICLO #globaled12 #globalclassroom
ICT_Integrator
17:49
http://t.co/GeUToGj7 is another place to find projects and partners - iEarn #globalclassroom
tdallen5
17:49
RT @Ron_Peck: A4: Also, the Flat Classroom Ning is a great place to connect. http://t.co/NsWknLGu #globalclassroom
MrsMorgansClass
17:49
following hashtags on Twitter is a great way to connect: #mysterskype #skypeplay #comments4kids #globalclassroom
tdallen5
17:49
RT @artpreston: RT @Ron_Peck: Global Ed Conference Ning is great place to find educators http://t.co/IGOWugc0 #globaled12 #globalclassroom
danielle6849
17:49
RT @MrsMorgansClass: Excellent example of how to use Edmodo: Edmodo Pen Pal Project http://t.co/jU5x1NqB #globalclassroom
trendingteacher
17:50
MOOCs Boldly Go Where We've Never Been Before! http://t.co/WIwiik9R No excuses 4 better PD! #MOOCs #globalclassroom
LynethCrighton
17:50
Global beans, global stories, children love to know that others across the world do the same things eg maths homework #globalclassroom
ICT_Integrator
17:50
The Global Classroom Project 2012 - 2013 if officially being launched on Friday: https://t.co/lFW5QORr #globalclassroom
SwayGrantham
17:50
Q5: how do you convince your planning team that exploring global perspectives is essential? #globalclassroom
bhallowes
17:51
So many stimulating ideas here. Thanks for sharing.
renzii
17:51
@ICT_Integrator #globalclassroom Love this project. Just trying to find the perfect group match
mkurashige
17:51
@MrsMorgansClass @tdallen5 @ict_integrator Yes!Thanks2 Skype,Twitter, etc I'm connected w/all across the ocean from Hawaii #globalclassroom
JosePopoff
17:51
@ICT_Integrator I recently went into iEarn, first Honduran there ever! Great way to connect. #globalclassroom
ICT_Integrator
17:51
Last question: How do you convince your planning team that exploring global perspectives is essential? #globalclassroom
tdallen5
17:51
RT @ICT_Integrator: The Global Classroom Project 2012 - 2013 if officially being launched on Friday: https://t.co/jcH7DteP #globalclassroom
Ron_Peck
17:51
@MrsMorgansClass Agreed! Also, #sschat #mathchat #engchat #scichat #elemchat #globalclassroom
bhallowes
17:51
RT @SwayGrantham: Q5: how do you convince your planning team that exploring global perspectives is essential? #globalclassroom
tdallen5
17:51
Super! RT @JosePopoff: @ICT_Integrator I recently went into iEarn, first Honduran there ever! Great way to connect. #globalclassroom
JosePopoff
17:51
@aknill Oh, yes we are missing that. #globalclassroom
ICT_Integrator
17:52
@JosePopoff It's a good feeling isn't it? Super! #globalclassroom
tdallen5
17:52
@ICT_Integrator A5 They learn by example - teachers need to see to believe as well! #globalclassroom
LynethCrighton
17:52
RT @ICT_Integrator: The Global Classroom Project 2012 - 2013 if officially being launched on Friday: https://t.co/lFW5QORr #globalclassroom
MrsMorgansClass
17:52
A5: ummm....still working on that :-) #globalclassroom
bhallowes
17:52
RT @tdallen5: The Global Classroom Project 2012 - 2013 if officially being launched on Friday: https://t.co/Ad7cZka2 #globalclassroom
danielle6849
17:52
RT @CliveSir: A2: #globalclassroom Here is a list of 40 projects with global implications: http://t.co/KHQl4CvF
celinabrennan
17:52
#globalclassroom A5: I think a lot has to do with the need to inspire the Whole Child http://t.co/4jqfHadG
MrsMorgansClass
17:53
Woohoo! RT @ICT_Integrator:Global Classroom Project 201 -2013 if officially being launched on Friday: https://t.co/QMeV87VC #globalclassroom
ICT_Integrator
17:53
RT @tdallen5: @ICT_Integrator A5 They learn by example - teachers need to see to believe as well! YES! #globalclassroom
CliveSir
17:53
Q5 Am sure planning team already know importance of global connection but just don't know how to bring it alive. We model! #globalclassroom
bhallowes
17:53
A5 Model it. Do it with the Ss. Showcase projects. #globalclassroom
SwayGrantham
17:53
@tdallen5 it's hard to find an opportunity for them to see, at my school it's just a 'sway' thing :( #globalclassroom
MrsMorgansClass
17:53
still wording on that :-)RT @tdallen5: @ICT_Integrator A5 They learn by example - teachers need to see to believe as well! #globalclassroom
ICT_Integrator
17:53
I have run with my project almost on my own this year. Now the teachers have seen it, I'd like them to make it theirown #globalclassroom
JosePopoff
17:53
@ICT_Integrator Well, sweet-sour; where are my co-nationals? I have not met one in any community I've been. #globalclassroom
celinabrennan
17:53
MT “@ICT_Integrator: The Global Classroom Project 2012 - 2013: https://t.co/fhvSZmSo #globalclassroom” @annottmar Check this out!
danielle6849
17:53
RT @GCPorganisers: 2012-13 Student Photography project. Interested? Please add your thoughts to http://t.co/rxBCZ96J #globalclassroom
KLirenman
17:54
Wow, so sorry to have missed pretty much all of the #globalclassroom chat this morning.
SwayGrantham
17:54
“@MrsMorgansClass: A5: ummm....still working on that :-) #globalclassroom” - ditto, I have worries about this
aknill
17:54
@JosePopoff #globalclassroom are there local charitable, NGOs, government based projects that could present information to your children?
renzii
17:54
#globalclassroom We HAD to study so much extra about our country for our 50 th Independence Day, we're looking (cont) http://t.co/TBis0x4F
MrsMorgansClass
17:54
By "planning team" are you referring to fellow teachers at our own schools? #globalclassroom
JosePopoff
17:54
Uhoh, I missed Q5...? #globalclassroom
SwayGrantham
17:54
@CliveSir I battle with those who think its too much hassle, leave it to someone else #globalclassroom any suggestions?
LynethCrighton
17:55
#globalclassroom its about them understanding collaboration is not limited to classrooms and boardrooms ;-)
ICT_Integrator
17:55
@JosePopoff Do what @artpreston did, started a S African Twitter chat, more SA teachers joining daily, building momentum #globalclassroom
MrsMorgansClass
17:55
a work in progress. RT @SwayGrantham: A5: ummm...still working on that :-) ditto, I have worries about this #globalclassroom
kkidsinvt
17:55
#globalclassroom What time/day do you meet each week? I would like to join
JosePopoff
17:55
@aknill Yes, we have plenty, national and international. #globalclassroom
KLirenman
17:55
@ICT_Integrator I keep trying to model, model, model, and share, share, share hoping I spark some interest. #globalclassroom
celinabrennan
17:55
@KLirenman Ugh! Missed you, Karen! #globalclassroom
KLirenman
17:55
@ICT_Integrator I keep trying to model, model, model, and share, share, share hoping I spark some interest. #globalclassroom
celinabrennan
17:56
“@KLirenman: @ICT_Integrator I keep trying to model, model, model, and share, share, share hoping I spark some interest. #globalclassroom”
LynethCrighton
17:56
#globalclassroom and learning does not have boundaries
ICT_Integrator
17:56
@KLirenman Me too - some bugs have bitten... I live in hope! #globalclassroom
aknill
17:56
@JosePopoff #globalclassroom it would allow an introduction to your students and dependent on parental feedback could be the start of links
CliveSir
17:56
@SwayGrantham Yr 3/4 covering author Jamila Gavin books on India right now. A mystery skype might fit! #globalclassroom
SwayGrantham
17:56
@MrsMorgansClass yes anyone that you work with when organising lessons/school events #globalclassroom
PeterMDeWitt
17:56
RT @LynethCrighton: #globalclassroom and learning does not have boundaries
MrsMorgansClass
17:57
@ICT_Integrator yes, I have noticed more S. African teachers thanks to Steve Sherman's momentum :-)
artpreston
17:57
@KLirenman That's the way to do it! Your enthusiasm will become contagious! #globalclassroom
renzii
17:57
#globalclassroom Sharing unique heritage and culture, recognising common legacies #globalclassroom
ICT_Integrator
17:57
@kkidsinvt Are you referring to the chats? They are monthly - see here: http://t.co/zGrKIKVB #globalclassroom
aknill
17:58
@SwayGrantham @tdallen5 #globalclassroom stick with the "Sway" thing some will turn your way
KLirenman
17:58
@ICT_Integrator I also know that even if the changes they make look tiny to me, I know they are huge for them. Celebrate #globalclassroom
ICT_Integrator
17:58
@MrsMorgansClass Yes, and our weekly Twitter chats (#edchatsa) on Monday evenings - courtesy of @artpreston #globalclassroom
KLirenman
17:59
@artpreston That's the plan and it seems to be working, although perhaps not so much in my own backyard. Slow and steady. #globalclassroom
PeterMDeWitt
17:59
#globalclassroom is another reason to stay on Twitter! Now I will never be able to leave the house.
SwayGrantham
17:59
@KLirenman @ict_integrator me too but again it's a thing that staff think is great that I do, but don't want to copy #globalclassroom
JosePopoff
17:59
@MrsMorgansClass @ICT Yes, we need to bring Steve (@livingmaths) closer to Twitter. :) #globalclassroom
SwayGrantham
18:00
@aknill I am ever helpful, feel guily when chn in other classes say they wish they could be in mine for experiences! #globalclassroom
bhallowes
18:00
@PeterMDeWitt Or you'll make sure you're never without a mobile device. ;-) #globalclassroom
renzii
18:00
#globalclassroom Passion is infectious! #globalclassroom
ICT_Integrator
18:00
Wow! Can you believe that time is up already?? Thank you all for taking part tonight. It was a most inspiring chat! #globalclassroom
CliveSir
18:00
An archive of #globalclassroom chat will be here in next few hours: http://t.co/j8aIg32R #edchat
SwayGrantham
18:01
@PeterMDeWitt the best excuse there is #globalclassroom
celinabrennan
18:01
“@PeterMDeWitt: #globalclassroom is another reason to stay on Twitter! Now I will never be able to leave the house” Ha! So true!
artpreston
18:01
@SwayGrantham @SwayGrantham @KLirenman @ICT_Integrator Developing a PLN needs to be a performance mngmnt imperative #globalclassroom
SwayGrantham
18:01
@aknill so that should have said hopeful! #globalclassroom
ICT_Integrator
18:02
An archive of this chat will be here soon: http://t.co/4cOdkosm #globalclassroom
renzii
18:02
@SwayGrantham Let them mention it to their teacher... #deviousworkssometimes #globalclassroom #globalclassroom
SwayGrantham
18:02
RT @CliveSir: An archive of #globalclassroom chat will be here in next few hours: http://t.co/j8aIg32R #edchat
LynethCrighton
18:02
RT @renzii: #globalclassroom Passion is infectious! #globalclassroom
JosePopoff
18:02
This was a pretty lively discussion. Thank you all for the tremendous connection. Have a great wknd! #globalclassroom
aknill
18:02
@SwayGrantham Chn. Like to hear about active lessons in secure learning Env. - take it as a big compliment and onwards. #globalclassroom
PeterMDeWitt
18:02
Sorry I joined so late! This is one more reason to love Twitter. #globalclassroom http://t.co/pglpafRR
MrsMorgansClass
18:02
@ICT_Integrator Thanks for a great chat, Karen! #globalclassroom
ICT_Integrator
18:02
RT @LynethCrighton: RT @renzii: #globalclassroom Passion is infectious! #globalclassroom
renzii
18:02
Aw, shucks, we're done already #globalclassroom #globalclassroom
SwayGrantham
18:02
Thank you to everyone who took part in #globalclassroom chat today - it's been a fast and frantic one with loads of brilliant ideas!
KLirenman
18:03
@SwayGrantham They are probably copying in small ways that you don't see. I keep sending great links to people. #globalclassroom
PeterMDeWitt
18:03
@bhallowes which is what I'm on now! #globalclassroom
KLirenman
18:03
@SwayGrantham Things like skyping is really easy to do, doesn't take much time, and is so powerful for the students. #globalclassroom
CliveSir
18:03
Remember there are two more #globalclassroom chats to go in next few hours - spanning the globe! #edchat
SwayGrantham
18:03
any suggestions for future chats are always useful #globalclassroom
traceyab1
18:03
RT @aknill: #globalclassroom do other countries use #digitalleaders? Pupils who take a lead role in school in assisting with the use of ...
bhallowes
18:03
@ICT_Integrator Thanks Karen and colleagues. That was a stimulating chat. #globalclassroom
CliveSir
18:04
#globalclassroom Twitter chat schedule: http://t.co/j8aIg32R
MrsMorgansClass
18:04
Another awesome chat - the 2nd chat will be Sunday, November 11, 09:00 - 10:00 UTC for Europe, Asia, and Australia #globalclassroom
tdallen5
18:05
@bhallowes great chatting with all of you! #globalclassroom
SwayGrantham
18:05
Thank you to @ICT_Integrator for letting my co-moderate with her, getting a flavour for it!! #globalclassroom
ICT_Integrator
18:05
Thanks everyone - it has been a pleasure tonight! #globalclassroom
PeterMDeWitt
18:05
RT @CliveSir: #globalclassroom Twitter chat schedule: http://t.co/j8aIg32R
renzii
18:05
Great chat guys! Looking forward to linking up with you again soon. #globalclassroom
CliveSir
18:06
Archive of #globalclassroom chat will be here in next few hours: http://t.co/j8aIg32R
celinabrennan
18:06
@ICT_Integrator @SwayGrantham THANK YOU BOTH! Glad to join in today- inspired! #globalclassroom
ICT_Integrator
18:06
@SwayGrantham Thanks to you too - it's easy once you find your stride :) #globalclassroom
SwayGrantham
18:07
RT @CliveSir: Archive of #globalclassroom chat will be here in next few hours: http://t.co/j8aIg32R
CliveSir
18:07
Great stuff guys! Thank you all :) #globalclassroom
ICT_Integrator
18:07
RT @KLirenman: Things like skyping is really easy to do, doesnt take much time, and is so powerful for the students. #globalclassroom
ICT_Integrator
18:08
@celinabrennan It was fun and inspiring - thanks for joining in :) #globalclassroom
LynethCrighton
18:08
Thanks everyone, great chat! Love chatting with global friends in my #globalclassroom
ICT_Integrator
18:10
RT @LynethCrighton: Thanks everyone, great chat! Love chatting with global friends in my #globalclassroom
Elle_Gifted
18:10
RT@CliveSir Remember there are two more #globalclassroom chats to go in next few hours - spanning the globe! #EdChat
MrsMorgansClass
18:11
RT @Ron_Peck: @MrsMorgansClass Agreed! Also, #sschat #mathchat #engchat #scichat #elemchat #globalclassroom
Elle_Gifted
18:11
RT@CliveSir #globalclassroom Twitter chat schedule: http://t.co/lnz47zfk
Groups4Schools
18:11
#globalclassroom Thanks for the chat it was great... If anyone wants to follow up drop by http://t.co/TJwgeM52
MrsMorgansClass
18:14
RT @JosePopoff: @MrsMorgansClass @ICT Yes, we need to bring Steve (@livingmaths) closer to Twitter. :) #globalclassroom
ICT_Integrator
18:16
LOVE this - Kindegarten teacher wth #globalclassroom connections! New blog post on classroom culture in kindergarten http://t.co/9ZkVBjQl
artpreston
18:19
@juanita_o RT @ICT_Integrator LOVE this - New blog post on classroom culture in kindergarten http://t.co/azd0SnWv #globalclassroom
GeoMouldey
18:22
RT @aknill: #globalclassroom do other countries use #digitalleaders? Pupils who take a lead role in school in assisting with the use of ...
aknill
18:32
@artpreston #pln priority is important but requires more enlightened school leadership teams #globalclassroom
MrsSchmidtB4
18:35
@ICT_Integrator Bummer! I forgot about the chat today! #globalclassroom
SiaranML
18:36
RT @tdallen5: I heard of teachers having sleepovers in classrooms to connect w/ other classrooms globally through skype #globalclassroom
BEdfordY3
18:45
RT @SwayGrantham: A4: twitter is a fab place for teachers to make connections. Also @eTwinningUK @SkypeClassroom #globalclassroom
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