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Archive of November's #GlobalClassroom Chat 2/3 - Sunday Nov 11th, 09:00-10:00 UTC

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


murcha
08:58
Hi everyone next hour will be devoted to tweets re #globalclassroom on Global Perspectives in Inquiry. Moderating w @aimee_gale Pls join in
aimee_gale
08:59
Hi all, for the next hour all my tweets will be dedicated to the #globalclassroom chat!
murcha
08:59
Hope u will join in conversations re Global Perspectives in Inquiry. Please introduce yourself and add #globalclassroom tag when tweeting.
mgraffin
09:00
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GCPorganisers
09:00
RT @murcha: Hope u will join in conversations re Global Perspectives in Inquiry. Please introduce yourself and add #globalclassroom tag ...
iEARNAustralia
09:00
RT @murcha: Hope u will join in conversations re Global Perspectives in Inquiry. Please introduce yourself and add #globalclassroom tag ...
mgraffin
09:00
@murcha hi Anne. lurking in background, editing photos, contemplating my dinner :P #globalclassroom
mgraffin
09:01
Join the #globalclassroom chat (#2) NOW - Global Perspectives in Inquiry https://t.co/lvk3nIj8 #edchat #ukedchat #flatclass #ibpyp #edsg
aimee_gale
09:01
Our big question is: How can we support students to inquire into global issues that help develop empathy and compassion? #globalclassroom
murcha
09:01
I am Anne a teacher in small rural prep-year 12 school passionate about global education Teach ICT - preps thru to year 12s #globalclassroom
SwayGrantham
09:02
RT @mgraffin: Join the #globalclassroom chat (#2) NOW - Global Perspectives in Inquiry https://t.co/lvk3nIj8 #edchat #ukedchat #flatclas ...
aimee_gale
09:02
I'm from Melbourne Australia and I'm a 3/4 teacher and ICT leader. I'm very passionate about inquiry and global ed #globalclassroom
olivesnsunshine
09:03
My tweets for the next hour will be dedicated to #globalclassroom
mgraffin
09:03
Relief teacher with WAY too much time on his hands. Over in Perth, Western Australia. #globalclassroom
murcha
09:04
Response qu 1 - link classes, groups or individuals in real time eg skype etc to discuss global issues #globalclassroom
lj_thrilla
09:04
RT @murcha: Hope u will join in conversations re Global Perspectives in Inquiry. Please introduce yourself and add #globalclassroom tag ...
aimee_gale
09:05
Q1: Why is it important to use inquiry to help develop the whole child? #globalclassroom
murcha
09:05
The #flatclass projects eg eracism are gr to develop empathy as is Taking IT Global projects. #globalclassroom
GCPorganisers
09:06
Q1 I believe inquiry taps into kids' natural curiosity about the world. Kids Speak was a good eg. http://t.co/vF6jSlQT #globalclassroom
mgraffin
09:07
@murcha not familar with Taking IT global projects - any links, where to start? #globalclassroom
murcha
09:08
@mgraffin Should have said #takingitglobal Forgot last word. See http://t.co/cxnr2dyA #globalclassroom Some gr projects eg Borneo orangutans
GCPorganisers
09:09
RT @murcha: @mgraffin Should have said #takingitglobal Forgot last word. See http://t.co/cxnr2dyA #globalclassroom Some gr projects eg B ...
iEARNAustralia
09:09
RT @murcha: @mgraffin Should have said #takingitglobal Forgot last word. See http://t.co/cxnr2dyA #globalclassroom Some gr projects eg B ...
mgraffin
09:09
RT @murcha: @mgraffin Should have said #takingitglobal Forgot last word. See http://t.co/cxnr2dyA #globalclassroom Some gr projects eg B ...
aimee_gale
09:09
I think education is not just areas in NAPLAN lets make a difference and help students develop all areas of their learning #globalclassroom
murcha
09:10
R qu 1 We are all curious beings, inquiry helps release the many questions we might have & makes learning more meaningful #globalclassroom
murcha
09:12
Qu 2 http://t.co/4eggG5rz What are some global issues that could be explored through rich inquiry? #globalclassroom
medg56
09:13
Important for students to make connections on personal level as well. Not just about a project - but building relationships #globalclassroom
aimee_gale
09:14
A2: water, poverty, climate change, power, the list is endless #globalclassroom
olivesnsunshine
09:14
Oxfam Ause focus in 2013 will be video conferences thru @ELECTROBOARDAU to link Oxfam speakers & multiple Aus schools #globalclassroom
murcha
09:15
Resp qu 2 Global issues 4 rich inquiry-global warming racism cultural festivals natural disasters global workforce finances #globalclassroom
emmalinesports
09:16
#globalclassroom Q2 climate change, equity, consumerism, mass media, health and wellness. Meredith(gr 5/6 teacher Melbourne)
medg56
09:16
Q2 how we are the same, yet we are all different - leading to acceptance #globalclassroom
ken_gale
09:16
Help students find their own place in the world and their responsibility to care for it. #globalclassroom
aimee_gale
09:16
@olivesnsunshine @ELECTROBOARDAU that sounds like a great initiative #globalclassroom
medg56
09:16
Q2 human spirit in the face of adversity #globalclassroom
murcha
09:17
@olivesnsunshine Can u tell more about oxfarm? What global issues do you cover? Assume digital citizenship is 1. #globalclassroom
vgridley
09:17
#globalclassroom Hi 5/6 teacher from melb. current inquiry is natural disasters and exploring how knowledge empowers communities2 prepare
murcha
09:18
MT @medg56: Q2 human spirit in the face of adversity #globalclassroom. I like this one Margo
medg56
09:18
RT @ken_gale: Help students find their own place in the world. Essential in today's world. #globalclassroom
medg56
09:19
RT @murcha: MT @medg56: Q2 human spirit in the face of adversity #globalclassroom. So many powerful examples #globalclassroom
brendanoregan
09:19
#globalclassroom Brendan O'Regan from St. John's Ferntree gully...deputy principal and year 5/6 classroom teacher.
emmalinesports
09:19
#globalclassroom Our current inquiry is all about change http://t.co/AjVSYfok
vgridley
09:20
#globalclassroom Social Justice Team in school promotes awareness and understanding of global issues
aimee_gale
09:20
Q3: How can making global connections help students develop empathy and compassion? #globalclassroom
olivesnsunshine
09:20
@OxfamAustralia dev.d Aus Curr:English resource on food + used #inquiry-basedapproach- Aim-engage students in relevant ways #globalclassroom
murcha
09:20
RT @emmalinesports: #globalclassroom Our current inquiry is all about change http://t.co/lWIki2qE
medg56
09:22
@vgridley What sorts of things does social justice team do? #globalclassroom
DanLaw7
09:22
#globalclassroom Hi year 4/5 teacher from Adelaide. Would like to find more opportunities to link globally.
aimee_gale
09:23
A3 If students have authentic connections they can relate to the issue. #globalclassroom
murcha
09:24
Resp qu3 There is real person/face & feelings when connecting w others across globe Many students have same goals/passions #globalclassroom
medg56
09:24
A3 knowledge,knowledge, knowledge - learning about others promotes understanding - with understanding comes empathy #globalclassroom
mgraffin
09:24
RT @medg56: Q2 how we are the same, yet we are all different - leading to acceptance #globalclassroom
vgridley
09:25
#globalclassroom many current natural disasters is creating empathy and understanding 4 students, make personal connections also
GCPorganisers
09:25
RT @ken_gale: Help students find their own place in the world and their responsibility to care for it. #globalclassroom
aimee_gale
09:25
@DanLaw7 welcome, there are lots of projects that could be useful to make connections on http://t.co/FSIaByQ6 #globalclassroom
emmalinesports
09:25
Our Change Inquiry http://t.co/Wncopvsc. Not sure if last link worked #globalclassroom
medg56
09:26
@murcha I agree - when students connect with others they discover shared interests, passions, goals, #globalclassroom
brendanoregan
09:26
#globalclassroom linking classrooms via Skype with social justice projects and other classes that are investigating local issues may help.
murcha
09:26
@DanLaw7 Global Education Conference on this week. See http://t.co/K7qBkn7w Gr 2 make connections as is #globalclassroom chats #globaled12
emmalinesports
09:26
RT @medg56: @murcha I agree - when students connect with others they discover shared interests, passions, goals, #globalclassroom
aimee_gale
09:27
RT @brendanoregan: #globalclassroom linking classrooms via Skype with social justice projects and other classes that are investigating l ...
mgraffin
09:27
https://t.co/sGZe3mUr RT @medg56: @murcha I agree - when students connect they disc shared interests, passions, goals, #globalclassroom
mgraffin
09:28
RT @murcha: @DanLaw7 Global Education Conference on this week. See http://t.co/K7qBkn7w Gr 2 make connections as is #globalclassroom cha ...
murcha
09:28
Q3 When students connect have chance 2 ask qus they want to ask, gain answers, curiousity resolved, on w learning together #globalclassroom
murcha
09:31
Q4 Over riding qu - where can people find connections to help students explore global issues? #globalclassroom
vgridley
09:31
Students going beyond making volcanoes explode-discovering survival stories planning4 future disaster survival and recovery #globalclassroom
GCPorganisers
09:31
RT @murcha: Q4 Over riding qu - where can people find connections to help students explore global issues? #globalclassroom
iEARNAustralia
09:31
RT @murcha: Q4 Over riding qu - where can people find connections to help students explore global issues? #globalclassroom
mgraffin
09:31
RT @murcha: Q4 Over riding qu - where can people find connections to help students explore global issues? #globalclassroom
olivesnsunshine
09:31
Framing is key-students care but need to feel confident in the space-Oxfam's youth program @3thingsproject connects online #globalclassroom
vgridley
09:32
@murcha find connections on twitter #globalclassroom
murcha
09:33
RT @vgridley: Students go beyond volcanoes exploding-discover survival stories planning4 future disaster survival/recovery #globalclassroom
medg56
09:33
A4 Through personal learning networks, online and F2F - sometimes you just need to ask. #globalclassroom
vgridley
09:33
@murcha #globalclassroom students making new connections from student blogging challenge
aimee_gale
09:33
twitter, blogging with meaningful qs, Skype (ed), global classroom projects, quad blogging #globalclassroom
GCPorganisers
09:34
RT @aimee_gale: twitter, blogging with meaningful qs, Skype (ed), global classroom projects, quad blogging #globalclassroom
mgraffin
09:34
RT @aimee_gale: twitter, blogging with meaningful qs, Skype (ed), global classroom projects, quad blogging #globalclassroom
iEARNAustralia
09:34
RT @aimee_gale: twitter, blogging with meaningful qs, Skype (ed), global classroom projects, quad blogging #globalclassroom
emmalinesports
09:35
#globalclassroom I find connections on twitter and class blogs eg Rob Smith http://t.co/5sumxl6K has a section on class blogs around world
aimee_gale
09:36
trying to stay connected (thru twitter, etc) so issues that arise naturally can be focused on EG - Sandy #globalclassroom
olivesnsunshine
09:37
#globalclassroom #edublogs is global blogging space specific for classrooms
medg56
09:38
Some connections are immediate and in the moment - to be sustainable they need to be meaningful and have a purpose #globalclassroom
ken_gale
09:38
RT @aimee_gale: trying to stay connected (thru twitter, etc) so issues that arise naturally can be focused on EG - Sandy #globalclassroom
aimee_gale
09:41
Fantastic! MT “@vgridley:I made a connection this week with teacher from SES hoping 2 skype about nat. disasters recovery” #globalclassroom
murcha
09:43
Q 4 Make connections thru twitter & http://t.co/refVIQNZ http://t.co/K7qBkn7w http://t.co/8ouu0g1b ePals #globalclassroom
olivesnsunshine
09:44
Do people use Facebook?Text messages?Mobile technologies r widely used in developing countries bc accessible #globalclassroom
mgraffin
09:45
@olivesnsunshine skype IM communities are a great way to connect. access on mobile / desktop #globalclassroom
murcha
09:45
Students/staff who may have global family/connections can lead to rich global classroom connections 4 teacher #globalclassroom
DanLaw7
09:45
#globalclassroom Do most have one on one devices?
aimee_gale
09:45
#globalclassroom @olivesnsunshine not Facebook with students but I do develop connections thru liking teacher pages
murcha
09:46
M<T @olivesnsunshine: Use Facebook?Txt messages Mobile technologies widely used in developing countries bc accessible #globalclassroom
aimee_gale
09:46
family blogging month brought in our students families from all over the world - need to further develop those connections #globalclassroom
murcha
09:46
How can we tap into mobile technologies, txt messaging, facebook to make global connections? #globalclassroom
murcha
09:47
@aimee_gale Can you tell us more about amily blogging month? Do you have a link to share? #globalclassroom
mgraffin
09:48
@DanLaw7 we wish. some of best we work with hv min tech - one has 2 laptops & only internet connection in town @SAVSchool #globalclassroom
aimee_gale
09:48
Fam blogging month was when stnts tried to get as many fam members to leave comments as possible. Winners earned own blogs #globalclassroom
aimee_gale
09:49
Q5: How do you convince your planning team that exploring global perspectives is essential? #globalclassroom
medg56
09:49
Do u think it is having the personal connections, eg thru family & friends that can make the global connections powerful? #globalclassroom
medg56
09:50
A5 that is the big question, not only essential but worth making time for. #globalclassroom
murcha
09:51
@medg56: For me having a global family & connections does make the global connections powerful? #globalclassroom
olivesnsunshine
09:52
Students are living in an increasingly globalised world.We need to help equip them to engage meaningfully in it.#globalclassroom
ken_gale
09:52
Q5 leading by example and showing passion are great ways to inspire others. #globalclassroom
aimee_gale
09:52
@medg56 I think so, very important to include family and friends - can't this be the first place to connect? #globalclassroom
murcha
09:54
Q5 One of #globaledcon sessions is on Developing Policy for Building Global Village http://t.co/UvGlZi72 #globalclassroom
aimee_gale
09:54
agreed! “@ken_gale: Q5 leading by example and showing passion are great ways to inspire others. #globalclassroom”
aknill
09:54
#globalclassroom sorry meant to drop in after chat 1 yesterday - still following up links
murcha
09:55
RT @PhoenixSchool: Connections need to be ongoing. Finding a video we sent on others blog made big impression on my K-2s. #globalclassroom
olivesnsunshine
09:55
@globaledau help teachers in Aus schools implement + tlak to exec teams/staff about #globaled http://t.co/02tprCHx #globalclassroom
medg56
09:55
Q5 and demonstrating the power of global connections for student engagement and learning #globalclassroom
vgridley
09:56
@aimee_gale #globalclassroom cannot imagine the planning team not wanting 2 explore global connections,is so enriching4 learning just do it!
aimee_gale
09:57
@vgridley I know it is so essential!#globalclassroom
murcha
09:57
qu5 New Australian Curriculum has emphasis on globalisation across most strands. Therefore will be necessity. #globalclassroom
vgridley
09:57
@medg56 #globalclassroom having a personal connect.n would certainly make it more powerful although developing r'ship over time helps also
murcha
09:59
Hour is up #globalclassroom chat Thanks @aimee_gale for some great questions. Thnx everyone for responses. Will be archived #globalclassroom
aimee_gale
10:00
Thanks all for a great discussion. #globalclassroom
vgridley
10:00
@ccoffa just written new blogging policy 4our school including ausvels global connect statements #globalclassroom
medg56
10:00
Thanks everyone, thanks @aimee_gale for the tweet that led me here. Lots of food for thought #globalclassroom
aimee_gale
10:01
@medg56 glad you could make it #globalclassroom
vgridley
10:01
RT @medg56: Thanks everyone, thanks @aimee_gale for the tweet that led me here. Lots of food for thought #globalclassroom
aimee_gale
10:01
@vgridley @ccoffa would love to see it #globalclassroom
medg56
10:02
RT @aimee_gale: @vgridley @ccoffa would love to see it - Me too #globalclassroom
olivesnsunshine
10:03
Connect with orgs eg: @OxfamAustralia @savechildrenaus who produce free material + know schools r time-poor + packed curric #globalclassroom
mgraffin
10:04
RT @ken_gale: Q5 leading by example and showing passion are great ways to inspire others. #globalclassroom
olivesnsunshine
10:06
Thanks everyone! LOVE passionate and dedicated teachers - you've all made my Sunday night! #globalclassroom
PhoenixSchool
10:07
@mgraffin @ict_integrator Thanks, Michael. Will try that or check archive.
aimee_gale
10:09
RT @olivesnsunshine: Thanks everyone! LOVE passionate and dedicated teachers - you've all made my Sunday night! #globalclassroom
olivesnsunshine
10:14
How can schools take global learning to the next level? Great Guardian article http://t.co/1PH6mShF via @guardian #globalclassroom @murcha
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