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Archive of December's #GlobalClassroom Chat 1/2 - Saturday Dec 8th, 17:00-18:00 UTC

How can we help our peers "eat their frogs " so they can connect their classrooms globally?


MrsMorgansClass
17:00
For the next hour my tweets will be dedicated to the #globalclassroom chat - please join in! #globalclassroom
iEARNUSA
17:01
For the next hour all my tweets will be dedicated to #globalclassroom chat
RentonL
17:02
Make SURE to: Eat That Frog! http://t.co/EDy4ovzN via @GCPorganisers Join us to discuss frogs and hurdle "smack-downs"! #globalclassroom
CliveSir
17:02
#globalclassroom. Hi from Clive in the UK! Eating frogs! Hmmm!
iEARNUSA
17:02
This is Dave from San Francisco excited to be hanging with @MrsMorgansClass for today;s #globalclassroom chat! Today's topic: Eat that FROG!
Cts0908
17:03
#globalclassroom Hi from Moscow, Russia! :)
bhallowes
17:04
Hello from South Africa
MrsMorgansClass
17:05
Hello and welcome. @iEarnUSA will be your hosts today! Please introduce yourselves and where you are from!
dubioseducator
17:05
Joining my first #globalclassroom Faige (Fay) from Los Angeles
RentonL
17:06
Hi #globalclassroom! Laurie from Alberta Canada. Excited to share FROGS with you this morning! :)
iEARNUSA
17:06
@dubioseducator @CliveSir @bhallowes Welcome! #globalclassroom
CliveSir
17:06
:) Good evening from a somewhat chilly Oxford, UK :) #globalclassroom
RentonL
17:07
@CliveSir Is anyone else finding tweetdeck VERY delayed this morning? #globalclassroom ... THERE'S a frog for you! :)
iEARNUSA
17:08
Ha! @RentonL: @CliveSir Is anyone else finding tweetdeck VERY delayed this morning? #globalclassroom ... THERE'S a frog for you! :)
CliveSir
17:09
@RentonL Yep, Tweetdeck's a bit slow for me too. #globalclassroom
RentonL
17:09
@iEARNUSA @CliveSir LOL ... yup - nothing like STARTING a frog chat with a frog! #globalclassroom :)
iEARNUSA
17:10
@RentonL Tech won't stop us for connecting globally, but it will many. #globalclassroom
RentonL
17:11
@CliveSir Ugh ... I HATE when that happens ... so excited about this #globalclassroom chat from @iEARNUSA - the delay is killing me!!!
MrsMorgansClass
17:11
i just tried restarting my computer. Tweetdeck has not been working all morning. #globalclassroom feed is slow too.
CliveSir
17:12
@RentonL @iEARNUSA Maybe Tweetdeck's a bit cold too. Let's just go for it! #globalclassroom
iEARNUSA
17:12
@RentonL How many teachers bail on a potential global connection because of a lousy tech experience? #globalclassroom
RentonL
17:12
@iEARNUSA SO true! #globalclassroom warriors, for SURE! No hurdle, OR frog, TOO big! ;)
MrsMorgansClass
17:12
@LoriAndrada I teach 2ndgrade in Texas. I connect globally by participating in online professional communities #globalclassroom
dubioseducator
17:13
@MrsMorgansClass Just using Twitter w/ #globalclassroom Don't have Tweet Deck yet
RentonL
17:13
Did that work? RT @MrsMorgansClass: I just tried restarting my computer. #globalclassroom feed is slow too.
RentonL
17:14
@iEARNUSA Agreed, Dave ... perseverance is SO important - if it's valuable, there WILL be a way! #globalclassroom
RentonL
17:14
@CliveSir @iEARNUSA Agreed ... it's COLD here ... let's warm it up with our enthusiasm! #globalclassroom
CliveSir
17:14
A1 - many, I am sure, don't use tech because they don't see benefits/know capabilities /are scared #globalclassroom
RentonL
17:15
@MrsMorgansClass @TweetChat @tweetdeck Oh MAN ... we will NOT be overcome ... even if the #globalclassroom chat takes THREE hours!!! ;)
MrsMorgansClass
17:15
@dubioseducator good to know. Are you following the #globalclassroom hashtag?
MrsMorgansClass
17:16
@RentonL @TweetChat @TweetDeck LOL! just remember to add the #globalclassroom tag
RentonL
17:16
@MrsMorgansClass @iEARNUSA @CliveSir 20 minutes is EXACTLY what I'm experiencing. #globalclassroom Should we press on?
iEARNUSA
17:16
We're having a asynchronous #globalclassroom chat! #ironic
MrsMorgansClass
17:16
@bhallowes Hi Brendah #globalclassroom
dubioseducator
17:17
@MrsMorgansClass Yes #globalclassroom
MrsMorgansClass
17:17
@Cts0908 Hi Tatayana! Glad you came all the way from Russia!!!!! #globalclassroom
CliveSir
17:17
Let's do a crude speed test. Go: What's my first name? #globalclassroom
RentonL
17:17
@iEARNUSA The universe is TESTING our #globalclassroom FROG theory today!
iEARNUSA
17:18
That's what the universe does. @RentonL: @iEARNUSA The universe is TESTING our #globalclassroom FROG theory today!
LoriAndrada
17:18
Hi #globalclassroom I'm from Connecticut and I teach Pre-K-2 Library Media
MrsMorgansClass
17:18
A few nights ago my students and parents came back to school at 7pm for mystery skype. I was not able to connect! #FROG! #globalclassroom
iEARNUSA
17:19
I am going to bust out three questions, and we can respond over the next 20 minutes as we are able. #globalclassroom
RentonL
17:19
I vote for tech "challenges" as being right UP there with #globalclassroom FROG issues! Case-in-point - asynchronous @tweetdeck convo!
dubioseducator
17:19
@CliveSir #globalclassroom on Twitter works Getting the feeds that way
lalwaniadyka
17:21
@iEARNUSA Bring it on :D #globalclassroom
iEARNUSA
17:21
Q1. If you have a #globalclassroom what frog did you need to eat-- i.e. the main hurdle, obstacle to overcome?
RentonL
17:21
@iEARNUSA This is a PRIME example of how BADLY do you WANT that global connection/collaboration to occur ... perseverance. #globalclassroom
CliveSir
17:22
OK, so no one replied to my speed test question five minutes ago! #globalclassroom (OTOH maybe I'm being ignored!)
iEARNUSA
17:22
@RentonL Classrooms of kids "watching" 56K dial-up modems fail ... delay on Tweetdeck is nothing! ;) #globalclassroom
RentonL
17:22
@iEARNUSA For US is was getting approval to pilot a blog in order to share our journey asynchronously. Lots of paper. #globalclassroom
dubioseducator
17:23
@iEARNUSA Big hurdle Have class Twitter & Skype acct but still not connected 2class outside my school Privacy etc hang ups. #globalclassroom
iEARNUSA
17:23
@RentonL So administration buy-in. Why so much paperwork? Fear of liability? #globalclassroom
LoriAndrada
17:23
#globalclassroom my hurdle+managing global connections with 240 students in different grades
MrsMorgansClass
17:23
@CliveSir Clive? #globalclassroom
RentonL
17:23
@iEARNUSA What I love about that is how it shows "nothing is fail-proof" & you role-model problem-solving REAL time! #globalclassroom
iEARNUSA
17:23
RT @LoriAndrada: #globalclassroom my hurdle+managing global connections with 240 students in different grades
dubioseducator
17:24
@CliveSir Clive #globalclassroom
connectaschool
17:24
RT @iEARNUSA: Q1. If you have a #globalclassroom what frog did you need to eat-- i.e. the main hurdle, obstacle to overcome?
CliveSir
17:24
@MrsMorgansClass Yes, "Clive" - but that took about 8 minutes! #globalclassroom
connectaschool
17:24
RT @LoriAndrada: #globalclassroom my hurdle+managing global connections with 240 students in different grades
JohnsonBrittain
17:24
@iEARNUSA inexperience. Student teaching starting in Feb. Am I biting of more than I can chew? Reasonable ideas? #globalclassroom #EDU355
RentonL
17:25
@iEARNUSA Accountability - safety - security - all important stuff when you are going global ... especially first time! #globalclassroom
CliveSir
17:25
@dubioseducator You're up to speed :) #globalclassroom
Oddizzi
17:25
Hello from a very cold London! Odd and Izzi #globalclassroom
iEARNUSA
17:26
A lot of the answers to Q1 seem to indicate that a mentor/guide at your school/district would be helpful #globalclassroom
iEARNUSA
17:26
Welcome Frog-Eaters! @Oddizzi: Hello from a very cold London! Odd and Izzi #globalclassroom
RentonL
17:26
@MrsMorgansClass @CliveSir Mine is about 10 minutes delayed. #globalclassroom
bhallowes
17:26
Hi Louise and global friends.
MrsMorgansClass
17:27
My #frog was me! I needed to just decide that I was going to do it and quit making excuses! My PLN helped me overcome! #globalclassroom
iEARNUSA
17:27
@MrsMorgansClass What was the tipping point? #globalclassroom
bhallowes
17:27
Please explain FROG. I've been distracted by stocktaking at school this week.
LoriAndrada
17:27
#globalclassroom Our whole school district is new at this...any other ways to get a mentor?
dubioseducator
17:28
@iEARNUSA Time also big constraint. I teach Ks &; beginning of year lots 2do. Hoping to get going in January #globalclassroom
iEARNUSA
17:28
@LoriAndrada The "frog" is the hurdle, obstacle you need to overcome that is impeding you to have a #globalclassroom
RentonL
17:28
@iEARNUSA Also ... finding someone to connect with globally who is JUST as passionate about making it happen as YOU are. #globalclassroom
MrsMorgansClass
17:29
Woohoo! I just got a bunch of feed on Tweetchat! looks like it's catching up! http://t.co/jjTye5qj #globalclassroom
CliveSir
17:30
#globalclassroom If the first thing you do each morning is to eat a live frog, that's probably worst thing that's going to happen that day!
MrsMorgansClass
17:30
@bhallowes watch this https://t.co/aLLFuWKT #globalclassroom
iEARNUSA
17:30
@RentonL Indeed, connecting globally is a two-way (or, n-way!) endeavor. Empathy needed. #globalclassroom
JohnsonBrittain
17:30
@iEARNUSA what resources are available to find a global partner? Two way street. #globalclassroom #EDU355
bhallowes
17:30
Ah. We all have those. :-) #globalclassroom
iEARNUSA
17:30
RT @JohnsonBrittain: @iEARNUSA what resources are available to find a global partner? Two way street. #globalclassroom #EDU355
Oddizzi
17:31
@iEARNUSA We think having enough time is a bit hurdle #globalclassroom also having a tool that is simple and effective is hard to find
MrsMorgansClass
17:31
@iEARNUSA Connecting with educators on Twitter and other online communities gave me the confidence & know how I needed. #globalclassroom
bhallowes
17:31
@dubioseducator I have a similar problem. I see kids only once a week for 45 min to an hour. #globalclassroom
RentonL
17:31
@dubioseducator @iEARNUSA Time = HUGE constraint - LOTS would BALK at personal time it takes TOO=passion makes it happen. #globalclassroom
iEARNUSA
17:32
RT @Oddizzi: @iEARNUSA We think having enough time is a bit hurdle #globalclassroom also having a tool that is simple and effective is h ...
Oddizzi
17:32
@RentonL @iEARNUSA We agree with that, finding like minded teachers is sometimes hard and takes time #globalclassroom
iEARNUSA
17:33
@JohnsonBrittain Resources include these orgs: http://t.co/xLxaKIxI also Connected Educators space #CE12 #globalclassroom #EDU355
RentonL
17:33
@MrsMorgansClass @iEARNUSA Also the support 4 tools to support. #globalclassroom Twitter PLN ROCKS! :)
MrsMorgansClass
17:33
Q2: How many of you feel like the "lone wolf"? The only person in your building that is even interested global connections? #globalclassroom
iEARNUSA
17:33
@JohnsonBrittain Also, @Globaledcon ning is fantastic community #globaled12 #globalclassroom #EDU355
dubioseducator
17:34
@MrsMorgansClass @iearnusa When I am ready will also go to,Twitter and connect w/classes through chats & blogs I follow #globalclassroom
RentonL
17:34
@bhallowes @dubioseducator That's a HUGE time hurdle ... hard to think of ways to overcome lack of time w Ss. Start SMALL? #globalclassroom
CliveSir
17:35
A2 @MrsMorgansClass I'm only one (p/t volunteer) trying to use 21C /web2.0 tech. #globalclassroom
RentonL
17:35
@Oddizzi @iEARNUSA Doesn't have to be just teacher partners ... can be NGOs & experts in field also. #globalclassroom
TheHeadsOffice
17:35
VERY LATE! Can someone explain FROG please? #globalclassroom
dubioseducator
17:35
@RentonL @iearnusa I agree but really want to see if I can make it happen: perseverance :-) #globalclassroom
iEARNUSA
17:36
A2. Is it possible that US education system (among others) just isn't conducive to #globalclassroom connecting?
connectaschool
17:36
RT @iEARNUSA: A2. Is it possible that US education system (among others) just isn't conducive to #globalclassroom connecting?
RentonL
17:36
@Oddizzi @iEARNUSA Depends on focus of our #globalclassroom project - it's the commitment, curiosity and investment that is important.
iEARNUSA
17:36
RT @RentonL: @Oddizzi @iEARNUSA Doesn't have to be just teacher partners ... can be NGOs & experts in field also. #globalclassroom
CliveSir
17:36
#globalclassroom Frog: If 1st thing you do each morning is eat a live frog, that's probably worst thing that's going to happen that day!
iEARNUSA
17:37
RT @RentonL: @Oddizzi @iEARNUSA Depends on focus of our #globalclassroom project - it's the commitment, curiosity and investment that is ...
tspraul
17:37
@MrsMorgansClass I definitely do. #globalclassroom
RentonL
17:37
RT @CliveSir: #globalclassroom Frog: If 1st thing you do each morning is eat a live frog, that's probably worst thing that's going to ha ...
MrsMorgansClass
17:37
Global Classroom Lead Teachers 2012 - educators who are willing to share and mentor http://t.co/p3DvtBZZ via @GCPorganisers #globalclassroom
JohnsonBrittain
17:37
A2. As Student Teacher and upcoming 1st yr T, how can I gain the support of the Admin to engage in such activities? #globalclassroom #EDU355
TheHeadsOffice
17:38
@iEARNUSA Is any education system set up like thy? Most want results at home & see anything 'outside' sd time consuming! #globalclassroom
dubioseducator
17:38
@MrsMorgansClass Or using Twitter and Skype with Ks in #globalclassroom
RentonL
17:38
@dubioseducator @iEARNUSA Start small ... find something that GRABS you & Ss ... & join pre-exising 2 start. #globalclassroom Get toes wet!
iEARNUSA
17:39
@TheHeadsOffice Do you have to eat the system!? #globalclassroom
CliveSir
17:39
I'm about to intro blogging in Yr4-6 next yr. Will be looking for partners :) #globalclassroom
MrsMorgansClass
17:39
@tspraul Does that stop you from forging ahead?
RentonL
17:39
@dubioseducator @iEARNUSA Easiest way to eat an elephant ... OR frog ... is one bite at a time! #globalclassroom ;)
JohnsonBrittain
17:40
Schools strive to graduate globally aware Ss, but do they adequately provide the resources and avenues to do so? #globalclassroom #EDU355
connectaschool
17:40
@RentonL Toes wet is my fav metaphor: http://t.co/FulqJVUs Good frog connection, too! #globalclassroom
iEARNUSA
17:40
RT @RentonL: @dubioseducator @iEARNUSA Easiest way to eat an elephant ... OR frog ... is one bite at a time! #globalclassroom ;)
connectaschool
17:40
RT @RentonL: @dubioseducator @iEARNUSA Easiest way to eat an elephant ... OR frog ... is one bite at a time! #globalclassroom ;)
iEARNUSA
17:40
RT @CliveSir: I'm about to intro blogging in Yr4-6 next yr. Will be looking for partners :) #globalclassroom
RentonL
17:40
@Oddizzi @iEARNUSA The twitter PLN is an AMAZING resource - connects you with SO many invaluable tech/people resources. #globalclassroom
TheHeadsOffice
17:40
@iEARNUSA No. You need a sturdy tea spoon for a spoonful at a time ;) #globalclassroom
RentonL
17:41
@connectaschool LOL ... MINE too! How to TAME those FROGS! #globalclassroom ;)
CliveSir
17:41
I think you've got to use the tech yourself & hope others see/understand/come on board. Trying to persuade is non-starter. #globalclassroom
iEARNUSA
17:41
And that sturdiness comes from? @TheHeadsOffice: @iEARNUSA No. You need a sturdy tea spoon for a spoonful at a time ;) #globalclassroom
MrsMorgansClass
17:41
Q3: How do you manage to fit everything into an already jam packed curriculum? #USAproblems #globalclassroom #globalclassroom
iEARNUSA
17:42
RT @MrsMorgansClass: Q3: How do you manage to fit everything into an already jam packed curriculum? #USAproblems #globalclassroom #glob ...
connectaschool
17:42
Eat that #CommonCore! @MrsMorgansClass: Q3: How do you manage to fit everything into an already jam packed curriculum? #globalclassroom
MrsMorgansClass
17:43
I tell my kids when we do something hard, we eat it like we would eat an elephant: One bite at a time! #greatminds #globalclassroom
RentonL
17:43
@MrsMorgansClass I work a TON of hours beyond class to continue the connections = ALL worth it, for me! #globalclassroom
TheHeadsOffice
17:43
Q3 Don't make it an additional thing. Find a topic to share #globalclassroom
Oddizzi
17:43
@CliveSir We agree with that. Once one teacher is collaborating successfully others want to follow. #globalclassroom
MrsMorgansClass
17:43
@connectaschool Texas is one 3 (I believe) states not using CommonCore - they have created their own elephant. #globalclassroom
RentonL
17:44
@MrsMorgansClass Trying to interconnect & weave project in and through ALL learning really helps w CLASS time. #globalclassroom
dubioseducator
17:44
@RentonL @iearnusa You're right. Have to follow my passion. Want that 4students, need to remember 4me. #globalclassroom
CliveSir
17:44
@TheHeadsOffice Nice, but only for the "already convinced" #globalclassroom
iEARNUSA
17:44
Only at #globalclassroom chat does the convo move from eating frogs to eating elephants! http://t.co/NDFJORYB
iEARNUSA
17:44
RT @dubioseducator: @RentonL @iearnusa You're right. Have to follow my passion. Want that 4students, need to remember 4me. #globalclassroom
MrsMorgansClass
17:45
@iEARNUSA we're such foodies! #globalclassroom
RentonL
17:45
@MrsMorgansClass Also trying to work on a project that is soundly based in curriculum objectives helps to embed. #globalclassroom
tspraul
17:45
@MrsMorgansClass Stop? No. But causes me to take more time to get started, since I'm figuring things out on my own. #globalclassroom
MrsMorgansClass
17:46
I am still struggling to seamlessly integrate everything and not treat it as an add-on. #globalclassroom
RentonL
17:46
@iEARNUSA LOL ... one bite at a time ... sound advice for MANY hurdles in life ... not just the FROGGY kind! #globalclassroom ;)
TheHeadsOffice
17:46
@CliveSir It gives u those contacts u need to get started. Have u seen 'Blog Dipping'? An international selection to visit #globalclassroom
MrsMorgansClass
17:47
@tspraul That's where i was last year. Luckily my principal supports me. I get a lot of blank stares from collegues tho. #globalclassroom
iEARNUSA
17:48
@MrsMorgansClass Helping students explore their world seems a #nobrainer. Why blank stares you think? #globalclassroom
MrsMorgansClass
17:48
Q4: How has parental support played a factor? Frog or Prince? #globalclassroom
CliveSir
17:48
@TheHeadsOffice Yes, of course I've seen your blog dipping! But we're talking about the hurdles for non-tech people. #globalclassroom
RentonL
17:48
@MrsMorgansClass Yes - I hear you - so MANY amazing collaborations out there - gotta find the meaningful stuff 4 u & ur Ss #globalclassroom
TheHeadsOffice
17:49
@CliveSir Opps! Apologies! Couldn't find the beginning of conversation! Will sit back! #globalclassroom
TechNinjaTodd
17:49
Need help convincing teachers to get on twitter? http://t.co/RWjcaWUu #globalclassroom
dubioseducator
17:50
@MrsMorgansClass Add-ons are killers. Difficult 2get ppl on board w/non stop work load. supportive team helps my mission #globalclassroom
iEARNUSA
17:50
Thanks! @TechNinjaTodd: Need help convincing teachers to get on twitter? http://t.co/JZ8tNXTO #globalclassroom
RentonL
17:50
@dubioseducator @iearnusa Look at your curriculum = your time is SO limited = have you Ss share their "I wonders" ... #globalclassroom (1/2)
tspraul
17:50
@MrsMorgansClass My principal gives me a lot of freedom to try things out, so that's not as much of a frog for me. #globalclassroom
TheHeadsOffice
17:50
RT @TechNinjaTodd: Need help convincing teachers to get on twitter? http://t.co/RWjcaWUu #globalclassroom
RentonL
17:51
@dubioseducator @iearnusa ... use PLN 2 seek out experts 2 help delve into Ss questions deeper - not an add on, then! #globalclassroom (2/2)
CliveSir
17:52
Q4: Amazingly in my sch, kids are not au fait with tech, other than games. Parents prob don't get it either #globalclassroom
RentonL
17:52
RT @iEARNUSA: Thanks! @TechNinjaTodd: Need help convincing teachers to get on twitter? http://t.co/JZ8tNXTO #globalclassroom
MrsMorgansClass
17:52
I documented my journey on my blog . Start by setting goals: July 2011 http://t.co/4suXz1Kh #globalclassroom
dubioseducator
17:52
@MrsMorgansClass Not there yet. Parents excited abt their connection 2class web pages so optimistic if we get connected 2 #globalclassroom
CliveSir
17:53
@MrsMorgansClass I'll be reading that then, Louise! :) #globalclassroom
iEARNUSA
17:53
RT @CliveSir: Q4: Amazingly in my sch, kids are not au fait with tech, other than games. Parents prob don't get it either #globalclassroom
connectaschool
17:53
RT @CliveSir: Q4: Amazingly in my sch, kids are not au fait with tech, other than games. Parents prob don't get it either #globalclassroom
RentonL
17:53
@LoriAndrada @dubioseducator @iEARNUSA Then it's TRULY student focused ... that's how ours BEGAN ... seeking experts! #globalclassroom
dubioseducator
17:53
RT @iEARNUSA: Thanks! @TechNinjaTodd: Need help convincing teachers to get on twitter? http://t.co/JZ8tNXTO #globalclassroom
iEARNUSA
17:54
Endlessly fascinated by the discussions on #globalclassroom chat. Wow. Y'all bring it.
bhallowes
17:54
@iEARNUSA That's interesting. I thought it was only the kids at my school. :-) Most don't have out of school access to tech #globalclassroom
RentonL
17:55
@iEARNUSA LOVE your TOPIC for this month's #globalclassroom chat, Dave! Yum! :)
MrsMorgansClass
17:55
@CliveSir start at the bottom and work your way up. I am amazed at how much I learned that summer and how it changed me. #globalclassroom
RentonL
17:55
RT @TechNinjaTodd: Need help convincing teachers to get on twitter? http://t.co/RWjcaWUu #globalclassroom
bhallowes
17:55
Now that I am a connected teacher I think it must be so boring for teachers working in isolation in a classroom. #globalclassroom
iEARNUSA
17:56
@RentonL In 1 way, so easy for millions of classrooms to connect now. But still soooooooo difficult. What can we do? #globalclassroom
MrsMorgansClass
17:56
Q5: Has personal motivation played a factor? I know it has for me. I KNOW that this is is a better way to teach! #globalclassroom
LoriAndrada
17:56
@MrsMorgansClass #globalclassroom Thanks for sharing your journey so we can learn from it:)
RentonL
17:56
@LoriAndrada @dubioseducator @iEARNUSA You WON'T be sorry - BEST experience in my teaching career! #globalclassroom :)
CliveSir
17:56
@MrsMorgansClass I'm starting at bottom! "What's a blog? Don't know? Look at this. What do you see, think, wonder?" #globalclassroom
connectaschool
17:56
RT @RentonL: @LoriAndrada @dubioseducator @iEARNUSA You WON'T be sorry - BEST experience in my teaching career! #globalclassroom :)
dubioseducator
17:57
@RentonL @iearnusa Have a Wonder Wall in our room; in stills inquiry, asking ?s and often look @Wonderopolis 4inspiration #globalclassroom
RentonL
17:57
@iEARNUSA That's the tough part ... and "permissions" can also impact this as well. #globalclassroom
CliveSir
17:58
Exactly!! RT @MrsMorgansClass: Q5: Has personal motivation played a factor? I KNOW that this is a better way to teach! #globalclassroom
RentonL
17:58
@iEARNUSA I have permission to continue with our initial #globalclassroom journey ... but not 2 skype freely. Still VERY very happy, though!
iEARNUSA
17:58
@dubioseducator Need a #WonderWall chat! #globalclassroom
connectaschool
17:58
RT @iEARNUSA: @dubioseducator Need a #WonderWall chat! #globalclassroom
iEARNUSA
17:58
RT @RentonL: @iEARNUSA I have permission to continue with our initial #globalclassroom journey ... but not 2 skype freely. Still VERY ve ...
dubioseducator
17:58
RT @MrsMorgansClass: I documented my journey on my blog . Start by setting goals: July 2011 http://t.co/4suXz1Kh #globalclassroom
iEARNUSA
17:59
@RentonL Why not Skype freely? What is your admin. afraid of? You already have a #globalclassroom
connectaschool
17:59
RT @MrsMorgansClass: I documented my journey on my blog . Start by setting goals: July 2011 http://t.co/4suXz1Kh #globalclassroom
Oddizzi
17:59
@RentonL @iEARNUSA is Skype blocked in your school/district? #globalclassroom
RentonL
18:00
@iEARNUSA If people join the #globalclassroom wiki it is FULL of possibilities for collaboration & connection if don't know where to start!
CliveSir
18:00
I'm taking kids out of class, intro'ing them to tech, and then reporting back to class teachers, with URLs ;) #globalclassroom
gravenkamper
18:00
@MrsMorgansClass my #1 motivator is personal challenges. Huge goal setter. #globalclassroom
bhallowes
18:00
At my school I have complete freedom to make connections. No one else understands what I'm doing anyway. #globalclassroom
iEARNUSA
18:00
Wrapping up #globalclassroom chat. Not that metrics drive us, but how many frogs eaten?
iEARNUSA
18:01
RT @bhallowes: At my school I have complete freedom to make connections. No one else understands what I'm doing anyway. #globalclassroom
connectaschool
18:01
RT @bhallowes: At my school I have complete freedom to make connections. No one else understands what I'm doing anyway. #globalclassroom
iEARNUSA
18:01
RT @CliveSir: I'm taking kids out of class, intro'ing them to tech, and then reporting back to class teachers, with URLs ;) #globalclassroom
connectaschool
18:01
RT @CliveSir: I'm taking kids out of class, intro'ing them to tech, and then reporting back to class teachers, with URLs ;) #globalclassroom
LoriAndrada
18:01
@MrsMorgansClass #globalclassroom Parents have helped me overcome some of the management hurdles...They're thrilled about global connexions
RentonL
18:02
@iEARNUSA Needs to fit with focus of project - works for me with where my #globalclassroom project is headed/vision.
iEARNUSA
18:02
Powered right through tech issues today! Thanks everyone! #globalclassroom
CliveSir
18:02
Many tchrs think web is just a pool of resources. Don't understand that connections & inquiry & sharing matter. #globalclassroom
MrsMorgansClass
18:02
me too! RT @bhallowes: At my school I have complete freedom to make connections. No one else understands anyway. #globalclassroom
MrsMorgansClass
18:03
We are a driven bunch aren't we? RT @gravenkamper: my #1 motivator is personal challenges. Huge goal setter. #globalclassroom
RentonL
18:03
@Oddizzi @iEARNUSA I require approval - accountability is a good thing when safety is at stake. #globalclassroom :)
dubioseducator
18:04
@iEARNUSA New 2R class this year. Connection I made in summer after following @Wonderopolis and @clippodcast w/audit trail #globalclassroom
MrsMorgansClass
18:04
Our time is up but I am willing to keep going due to the delay at the beginning. Is everyone else ok with that? #globalclassroom
MrsMorgansClass
18:05
Let's wrap up with Q6: Eating frogs can be messy. How do we “learn 2 learn from each other, not just about each other?” #globalclassroom
RentonL
18:07
@iEARNUSA We ATE the FROG! Woo HOO! #globalclassroom ROCKS! Check out the wiki if you're looking for connections! http://t.co/nWNeJbtA
bhallowes
18:07
GlobalClassroom Skype group has taught me a lot. One has to be prepared to ask questions. #globalclassroom
RentonL
18:07
@iEARNUSA @JohnsonBrittain @tspraul @dubioseducator @MrsMorgansClass @bhallowes @CliveSir I LOVED your topic, Dave! BRAVO! #globalclassroom
bhallowes
18:08
As always it's been great chatting. Thank you everyone. #globalclassroom
connectaschool
18:08
RT @RentonL: @iEARNUSA We ATE the FROG! Woo HOO! #globalclassroom ROCKS! Check out the wiki if you're looking for connections! http://t. ...
tncollins97
18:08
@bhallowes can you bring others in your school along with you? #globalclassroom
CliveSir
18:08
Q6. I think we have to be models: loudly, attractively, not obnoxiously :) @MrsMorgansClass #globalclassroom
iEARNUSA
18:08
RT @CliveSir: Q6. I think we have to be models: loudly, attractively, not obnoxiously :) @MrsMorgansClass #globalclassroom
connectaschool
18:08
RT @CliveSir: Q6. I think we have to be models: loudly, attractively, not obnoxiously :) @MrsMorgansClass #globalclassroom
RentonL
18:09
@bhallowes I LOVE that about these #globalclassroom chats ... NEVER stop WONDERING! :)
iEARNUSA
18:09
RT @RentonL: @bhallowes I LOVE that about these #globalclassroom chats ... NEVER stop WONDERING! :)
dubioseducator
18:09
#globalclassroom Thanks I'm glad I was able to join chat. Added great voices to my PLN :-) Is their a day for the next chat?
MrsMorgansClass
18:10
Thanks for a great chat everyone! Be sure and check out the next one if your time zone allows: 9:00 UTC #globalclassroom
iEARNUSA
18:10
@dubioseducator Next chat is Sunday, December 9, 09:00 – 10:00 UTC #globalclassroom
CliveSir
18:10
@dubioseducator #globalclassroom is usually 1st Sat & Sun of the month http://t.co/SBq5ehnV
RentonL
18:10
Agreed! RT @CliveSir: Q6. I think we have to be models: loudly, attractively, not obnoxiously :) @MrsMorgansClass #globalclassroom
KLirenman
18:10
So sorry I missed #globalclassroom chat this am. Checking feed now.
MrsMorgansClass
18:11
Humbly aggressive? RT @CliveSir: Q6. I think we have to be models: loudly, attractively, not obnoxiously :) #globalclassroom
KLirenman
18:11
@MrsMorgansClass Q2 Lone wolf for certain, but slowly finding ways to get others involved - group skype calls etc.. #globalclassroom
RentonL
18:11
Prepare to EAT some FROGS: RT @iEARNUSA: @dubioseducator Next chat is Sunday, December 9, 09:00-10:00 UTC #globalclassroom
MrsMorgansClass
18:12
@KLirenman Hey! How did your presentation go? Sorry I missed it! #globalclassroom
CliveSir
18:12
#globalclassroom - archive of the chat will be up within a few hours : http://t.co/j8aIg32R
KLirenman
18:12
@MrsMorgansClass I'd LOVE to be added to this list. ALways willing to share with others. #globalclassroom
MrsMorgansClass
18:13
@CliveSir Thank you! #globalclassroom
RentonL
18:14
You ROCK, Clive! RT @CliveSir: #globalclassroom - archive of the chat will be up within a few hours : http://t.co/RWYfb0iV
MrsMorgansClass
18:14
Signing off - I now must go eat the frog that lives in my house! #globalclassroom
KLirenman
18:14
@MrsMorgansClass As usual I had WAY too much to share so shared a little of a lot of things. #globalclassroom
CliveSir
18:14
@MrsMorgansClass It's a difficult one, I know. Risk getting thought of as a "nutter" - but in my case, "what's new?"! #globalclassroom
MrsMorgansClass
18:15
@iEARNUSA I enjoyed co-moderating with you! #globalclassroom
MrsMorgansClass
18:15
@CliveSir we're in the same boat. #globalclassroom
TheHeadsOffice
18:15
If you have a fab class blog post that you would like showcased send me the link for Blog Dipping! Might get some links! #globalclassroom
CliveSir
18:15
Great fun as usual everyone! Thank you :) #globalclassroom
MrsMorgansClass
18:16
@KLirenman yes, I worry about that - working on a presentation. Want to share a lot but not overload everyone. #globalclassroom
MrsMorgansClass
18:16
@TheHeadsOffice Mrs. Morgan's Superstars! http://t.co/p3eNCy18 #globalclassroom
RentonL
18:17
Next #globalclassroom chat in 15 hrs - GR8 topic & conversation | Eat That Frog! http://t.co/EDy4ovzN via @GCPorganisers
TheHeadsOffice
18:17
@MrsMorgansClass Thank you! #globalclassroom #blogdipping
MrsMorgansClass
18:18
RT @RentonL: Next chat in 15 hrs - GR8 topic & conversation | Eat That Frog! http://t.co/oZ0Y7PKM via @GCPorganisers #globalclassroom
iEARNUSA
18:58
Right on! Thanks! @MrsMorgansClass: @iEARNUSA I enjoyed co-moderating with you! #globalclassroom
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