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Archive of March's #GlobalClassroom Chat 2/3 - Saturday March 9th, 19:00-20:00 UTC

Science, ICT, and the Global Classroom


Participants:
https://twitter.com/CatrionaPene https://twitter.com/faulko1 https://twitter.com/JourneysinFilm https://twitter.com/KatyGartside https://twitter.com/mariacolussa https://twitter.com/MrsMorgansClass https://twitter.com/newmarketschool https://twitter.com/Novalightning https://twitter.com/RobynThiessen https://twitter.com/Stoicalhon90 https://twitter.com/SwayGrantham https://twitter.com/vanschaijik https://twitter.com/yaujauku

RobynThiessen
19:00
for the next hour all of my tweets will be dedicated to #globalclassroom chat #sd36learn Discussing Science and ICT #globalclassroom
mariacolussa
19:00
@RobynThiessen welcome to the 2nd #globalclassroom chat! A star for being the first to log in!
mariacolussa
19:01
For the next hour all my tweets will be dedicated to #globalclassroom chat.
vanschaijik
19:01
Welcome to 2nd globalclassroom chat. Please introduce yourself and remember to use to the hash tag #globalclassroom
RobynThiessen
19:01
@mariacolussa thanks, Maria. This is one of my fave chats! #globalclassroom
vanschaijik
19:02
I'm Sonya from Auckland, NZ, teacher who is passionate about learning #globalclassroom
RobynThiessen
19:02
Good Morning! I am Robyn from Vancouver BC Canada. I teach kiddos in gr 3 and 4 #globalclassroom
mariacolussa
19:03
@RobynThiessen #globalclassroom I'm Maria Colussa a teacher of English from Argentina.
RobynThiessen
19:03
we are finally having a beautiful sunny, spring-like day here! #globalclassroom
vanschaijik
19:04
Welcome @RobynThiessen @CliveSir #globalclassroom
mariacolussa
19:05
RT @vanschaijik: Welcome @RobynThiessen @CliveSir #globalclassroom
RobynThiessen
19:05
@mariacolussa Hi Maria, I think we connected on Skype! #globalclassroom
vanschaijik
19:05
We are coming into autumn in NZ #globalclassroom
vanschaijik
19:05
How do you link with scientists in the real world? #Globalclassroom
mariacolussa
19:06
@RobynThiessen That's right Robyn! #globalclassroom connects us again!
vanschaijik
19:06
Beisde me digitally, we have @mariacolussa #globalclassroom
RobynThiessen
19:06
last year we Skyped w/ 2 architects during our Structures unit. I have used Discovery Ed as well #globalclassroom
mariacolussa
19:07
RT @vanschaijik: How do you link with scientists in the real world? #Globalclassroom
mariacolussa
19:07
RT @RobynThiessen: last year we Skyped w/ 2 architects during our Structures unit. I have used Discovery Ed as well #globalclassroom
RobynThiessen
19:08
this year I am investigating Science as Inquiry. #globalclassroom
vanschaijik
19:11
Can we spark an interest in science in our pupils by linking it to social media? #globalclassroom
vanschaijik
19:13
If we used social media at k-12 how do we keep our little ones safe? #globalclassroom
mariacolussa
19:13
RT @vanschaijik: Can we spark an interest in science in our pupils by linking it to social media? #globalclassroom
mariacolussa
19:14
RT @vanschaijik: If we used social media at k-12 how do we keep our little ones safe? #globalclassroom
RobynThiessen
19:16
@vanschaijik we follow @Wonderopolis which sparks st. interested in wonder and discovery #globalclassroom
vanschaijik
19:16
How do we engage our pupils? #globalclassroom #edchatNZ #science
RobynThiessen
19:16
@mariacolussa we have a class twitter acct, where we share our learning on a daily basis @mrstsclass1 #globalclassroom
mariacolussa
19:17
RT @RobynThiessen: @vanschaijik we follow @Wonderopolis which sparks st. interested in wonder and discovery #globalclassroom
mariacolussa
19:17
RT @RobynThiessen: @mariacolussa we have a class twitter acct, where we share our learning on a daily basis @mrstsclass1 #globalclassroom
RobynThiessen
19:17
@vanschaijik I have worked really hard to build a culture of wonder and curiosity in my classroom! #globalclassroom
mariacolussa
19:18
@RobynThiessen @MrsTsClass1 #globalclassroom that's a good idea! do you find it time consuming? Do parents follow?
mariacolussa
19:18
RT @RobynThiessen: @vanschaijik I have worked really hard to build a culture of wonder and curiosity in my classroom! #globalclassroom
vanschaijik
19:19
@RobynThiessen In NZ we call it Nature of science or #NoS #globalclassroom
RobynThiessen
19:19
@Wonderopolis is a website out of the US create to build wonder and reading in young minds #globalclassroom
mariacolussa
19:20
RT @vanschaijik: @RobynThiessen In NZ we call it Nature of science or #NoS #globalclassroom
RobynThiessen
19:20
@mariacolussa no, the st. do the tweeting not me, I just check it before for editing purposes #globalclassroom
mariacolussa
19:20
@vanschaijik @RobynThiessen #globalclassroom In Argentina it's Ciencial Sociales (History) and Naturales (Natural Science)
SwayGrantham
19:21
@RobynThiessen @mariacolussa @MrsTsClass1 I do this in my classroom too, the chn can choose to tweet what they have learned #globalclassroom
mariacolussa
19:21
RT @RobynThiessen: @Wonderopolis is a website out of the US create to build wonder and reading in young minds #globalclassroom
vanschaijik
19:21
With devices opening up #ubiquity #globalclassroom please share blog / website you have found useful......
mariacolussa
19:22
@RobynThiessen @Wonderopolis #globalclassroom Yes, I took a look at it and found it so colourful, and well designed
vanschaijik
19:22
@SwayGrantham @RobynThiessen @mariacolussa @MrsTsClass1 Great to have you with us Sway #globalclassroom
mariacolussa
19:22
RT @vanschaijik: With devices opening up #ubiquity #globalclassroom please share blog / website you have found useful......
RobynThiessen
19:23
@vanschaijik we have the Discovery Network here, which is all about Science and learning. We stream live video too! #globalclassroom
vanschaijik
19:24
Please remember to add #globalclassroom to tweets :)
RobynThiessen
19:24
@mariacolussa It's the people behind @Wonderopolis that make it so special, when st. comment, they make them feel wonderful #globalclassroom
vanschaijik
19:24
@RobynThiessen How do you stream live? #globalclassroom
SwayGrantham
19:25
Hi all #globalclassroom I think I missed the beginning - what are we chatting about? I've been out of the Global chat loop recently!
RobynThiessen
19:25
I am using tweetchat, is it including the hashtag? #globalclassroom
RobynThiessen
19:26
@vanschaijik they e invite you to events and use @livestream. St. can tweet questions live! #globalclassroom
vanschaijik
19:26
while you're here, we'd appreciate it if you'd add a few links, comments to our chat companion doc https://t.co/AK2kK2o4gR #globalclassroom
mariacolussa
19:27
@RobynThiessen Yes, Robyn, it's prob me! #globalclassroom
mariacolussa
19:28
RT @RobynThiessen: @vanschaijik they e invite you to events and use @livestream. St. can tweet questions live! #globalclassroom
mariacolussa
19:28
@RobynThiessen @vanschaijik @Livestream #globalclassroom Well tha's an innovation in teaching!
vanschaijik
19:29
@mariacolussa @RobynThiessen And me #globalclassroom using hashtag
mariacolussa
19:30
RT @vanschaijik: @mariacolussa @RobynThiessen And me #globalclassroom using hashtag
RobynThiessen
19:30
@mariacolussa Technology is embedded in my practice, it is the way we operate, st. use it seamlessly to investigate/learn #globalclassroom
mariacolussa
19:31
RT @SwayGrantham: Hi all #globalclassroom I think I missed the beginning - what are we chatting about? I've been out of the Global chat ...
vanschaijik
19:31
Tell us more about the way you facilitate meaningful student collaboration #science to engage the pupils #globalclassroom
RobynThiessen
19:31
I love @tweetchat, it makes chats so much easier! #globalclassroom
RobynThiessen
19:32
@mariacolussa @Wonderopolis has a chat on the first Monday of every month #globalclassroom
vanschaijik
19:32
@SwayGrantham http://t.co/H1fyNbHumc Basically here Sway #globalclassroom
mariacolussa
19:33
@SwayGrantham #globalclassroom Let's say hi to Sway Grantham! Where are you from? and what do you teach?
mariacolussa
19:34
RT @RobynThiessen: @mariacolussa @Wonderopolis has a chat on the first Monday of every month #globalclassroom
RobynThiessen
19:34
@vanschaijik my st. have worked together to investigate some inquiry/essential ?'s that I have proposed #globalclassroom
MrsMorgansClass
19:34
Hi sorry I'm late. Had to run an errand.
RobynThiessen
19:34
I have tries to mesh to different grade curriculums #globalclassroom
RobynThiessen
19:34
@MrsMorgansClass Morning Louise! #globalclassroom
mariacolussa
19:35
@RobynThiessen @Wonderopolis #globalclassroom I like it when you can connect with other likeminded educators, it means you're not alone!
SwayGrantham
19:35
@mariacolussa I'm from the UK and teach in Milton Keynes there with a class of 9 - 10 year olds #globalclassroom
vanschaijik
19:35
@MrsMorgansClass Welcome Louise #globalclassroom
faulko1
19:36
RT @SwayGrantham: @mariacolussa I'm from the UK and teach in Milton Keynes there with a class of 9 - 10 year olds #globalclassroom
RobynThiessen
19:36
hi there @SwayGrantham, we teach the same age group! #globalclassroom
mariacolussa
19:36
@SwayGrantham #globalclassroom Tell us what you've been doing with your students or any questions you have about the subject.
mariacolussa
19:36
RT @RobynThiessen: hi there @SwayGrantham, we teach the same age group! #globalclassroom
vanschaijik
19:37
We just about got the globe covered. #globalclassroom our OZ neighbours will soon be awake.
mariacolussa
19:37
@RobynThiessen @SwayGrantham Yippi! The wonders of #globalclassroom chat!
yaujauku
19:37
#globalclassroom Sorry I'm late! Hola from Venezuela. Ku, 3rd grade co-teacher.
RobynThiessen
19:37
@mariacolussa I think that is so important because most of the time we may feel alone! #globalclassroom
SwayGrantham
19:37
@mariacolussa in relation to science and ICT? #globalclassroom
vanschaijik
19:38
@yaujauku Welcome Yau-Jau #globalclassroom
mariacolussa
19:38
RT @SwayGrantham: @mariacolussa in relation to science and ICT? #globalclassroom
vanschaijik
19:39
Should there be changes in the curriculum to engage learners in science? #globalclassroom
mariacolussa
19:39
@SwayGrantham That's right Sway, #globalclassroom is something new to you? or have you had any experiences bringing the world into yr class
Novalightning
19:39
@vanschaijik Well the NZ ones are awake and watching the chat #globalclassroom
newmarketschool
19:39
High levels of student engagement and motivation from teacher and students 'hands on' science teaching #globalclassroom
RobynThiessen
19:39
@SwayGrantham I find that having tech. available allows for my st. to investigate/learn/share in a more differentiated way #globalclassroom
mariacolussa
19:40
RT @vanschaijik: @yaujauku Welcome Yau-Jau #globalclassroom
RobynThiessen
19:41
@newmarketschool Hello again from Vancouver! #globalclassroom
SwayGrantham
19:41
@mariacolussa i've co-hosted a #globalclassroom chat before, i've done bits & pieces like Skype calls and sharing learning abroad
mariacolussa
19:41
@Novalightning @vanschaijik #globalclassroom thanks all early birdies!
yaujauku
19:41
#globalclassroom Do changes need to occur in the curriculum or teaching methods? Ss find science so engaging in elem. What changes this?
Novalightning
19:42
@newmarketschool ur right about th 'hands on' I hav st th@ struggle with learning, but give them hands on & they engage #globalclassroom
vanschaijik
19:42
@newmarketschool Welcome Dr Kofoed Great to see a #science school leader here #globalclassroom
RobynThiessen
19:42
Me too!RT @SwayGrantham ive co-hosted a #globalclassroom chat before, ive done bits & pieces and sharing learning abroad #globalclassroom
vanschaijik
19:42
We are looking for recommendations for science tchr networks/ online communities (other than Twitter) #globalclassroom
mariacolussa
19:42
RT @SwayGrantham: @mariacolussa i've co-hosted a #globalclassroom chat before, i've done bits & pieces like Skype calls and sharing ...
RobynThiessen
19:43
@yaujauku Changes for sure! Many here are still too attached to paper and textbooks #globalclassroom
mariacolussa
19:44
@SwayGrantham #globalclassroom helps us all!This is my first time co-moderating, and are involved in HLW teachers skypers.
RobynThiessen
19:44
@vanschaijik I am looking as well. Calgary Science School is doing amazing work! #globalclassroom
vanschaijik
19:44
In NZ we have #sciencefellows with @carltonwinter & @arrow12345 we also have the VLN -Virtual School Network #globalclassroom
yaujauku
19:45
@RobynThiessen Agreed! Do you think the rise of #SOLE and science will naturally go hand and hand? #globalclassroom
SwayGrantham
19:45
@mariacolussa hlw? #globalclassroom chat
vanschaijik
19:46
With our number here and the level we teach -maybe use @SkypeClassroom to do a collaborative project #globalclassroom #science
RobynThiessen
19:46
@yaujauku Can you tell me more about #SOLE? #globalclassroom
mariacolussa
19:46
RT @SwayGrantham: @mariacolussa hlw? #globalclassroom chat
RobynThiessen
19:46
@yaujauku I am heading to Calgary for ConnectEd Canada in May, hoping to learn lots! #globalclassroom
SwayGrantham
19:47
We just started a very exciting Science unit about being Crime-scene investigators #globalclassroom
yaujauku
19:47
@vanschaijik There's a network on edmodo, Skype in the classroom, skyping science experts? #globalclassroom
RobynThiessen
19:47
@vanschaijik my students have shared their #geniushour projects with others via Skype #globalclassroom
RobynThiessen
19:47
@SwayGrantham Hello Little World #globalclassroom
mariacolussa
19:48
RT @yaujauku: @vanschaijik There's a network on edmodo, Skype in the classroom, skyping science experts? #globalclassroom
RobynThiessen
19:48
@SwayGrantham Sounds fun! Where do you find you materials? #globalclassroom
SwayGrantham
19:48
@yaujauku @vanschaijik ooh where's the edmodo network? #globalclassroom
RobynThiessen
19:49
@yaujauku where do you find support? #globalclassroom
mariacolussa
19:49
@yaujauku @vanschaijik #globalclassroom and there's also the Skype Community in Edmodo with more than 100 members! Where I'm the host! ;)
RobynThiessen
19:49
@mariacolussa I would love to know about Edmodo as well, we use it all the time! #globalclassroom
mariacolussa
19:49
RT @SwayGrantham: @yaujauku @vanschaijik ooh where's the edmodo network? #globalclassroom
RobynThiessen
19:50
@mariacolussa perfect, how do we join? #globalclassroom
vanschaijik
19:50
Please make sure you complete the survey! https://t.co/AK2kK2o4gR #globalclassroom
SwayGrantham
19:50
@RobynThiessen what do you mean by materials? #globalclassroom
mariacolussa
19:50
@SwayGrantham @yaujauku @vanschaijik #globalclassroom You sign in as a teacher, and start browsing for the communities which you like.
RobynThiessen
19:50
@mariacolussa is the Edmodo group for teachers or for students?
vanschaijik
19:51
There is also a presentation wordle https://t.co/e0zIPSvOve #globalclassroom
yaujauku
19:51
@RobynThiessen Everywhere and anywhere! I'm lucky to be in a co-teaching situation. Twitter, Edmodo, PLN, conferences. #globalclassroom
mariacolussa
19:51
RT @RobynThiessen: @mariacolussa is the Edmodo group for teachers or for students?
RobynThiessen
19:52
@SwayGrantham I am trying something new in our district so much of what I am doing is w/o support from a curric. program. #globalclassroom
vanschaijik
19:52
Coming to the last few mins. Pls share some treasures of making science relevant! #globalclassroom e.g. @newmarketschool ??
mariacolussa
19:52
@RobynThiessen #globalclassroom the groups are for the teachers, like sig groups
yaujauku
19:52
@mariacolussa @SwayGrantham @vanschaijik There's of resources uploaded by Ts. It's also great to connect Ss globally. #globalclassroom
MrsMorgansClass
19:52
Skype in the classroom is also a great way to find projects https://t.co/F88xIq0EBY #globalclassroom
MrsMorgansClass
19:54
I have so little time to teach science in 2nd grade. I embed info on our blog for the students to read and interact with. #globalclassroom
MrsMorgansClass
19:55
Here is a post to reinforce what we are learning: http://t.co/jOtuY5eAsq
mariacolussa
19:55
@RobynThiessen @SwayGrantham #globalclassroom wow! In any typical school here itÂŽs unthinkable! There has and will always be a curricullum
RobynThiessen
19:56
@MrsMorgansClass I try to teach some science topics through Literacy. We can teach the PLO's in ways that work for our st. #globalclassroom
vanschaijik
19:56
http://t.co/2ROMqJ1toT Our Parents sharing in science @newmarketschool #globalclassroom
mariacolussa
19:57
@SwayGrantham #globalclassroom we would love to see your work on crime-scene investigation, never heard about this before!
Novalightning
19:57
keep forgetting to #globalclassroom
RobynThiessen
19:57
Me too!RT @mariacolussa: @SwayGrantham #globalclassroom we would love to see your work on crime-scene investigation #globalclassroom
yaujauku
19:57
@RobynThiessen The SOLE Challenge http://t.co/Q48FNhkfg6 #globalclassroom
KatyGartside
19:58
me too! RT @mariacolussa @SwayGrantham #globalclassroom wd love to see yr work on crime-scene investigation, never heard about this before!
vanschaijik
19:58
@SwayGrantham we have @krivett1 with something similar #globalclassroom Crime Scene Investigation.
RobynThiessen
19:59
@yaujauku thanks so much, saved it to my Pocket! #globalclassroom
KatyGartside
19:59
anyone in #globalclassroom chat interested in a Mystery Skype with US class? We would LOVE more partners beyond the US!
vanschaijik
20:00
@KatyGartside Tell @jswiatek I am nearly finished #globalclassroom
CatrionaPene
20:01
@vanschaijik #globalclassroom this just through on Facebook. Says it all really. http://t.co/7K3jJPJbEN
Novalightning
20:02
RT @CatrionaPene: @vanschaijik #globalclassroom this just through on Facebook. Says it all really. http://t.co/HRakn1tL1v
vanschaijik
20:02
Thank you all for participating in chat 2 #globalclassroom. I will be around for a few more minutes tidying up. Thanks to @mariacolussa :)
mariacolussa
20:02
@KatyGartside #globalclassroom I collaborate with teachers everywhere you can contact me later. Or find classes via @skypeClassroom
RobynThiessen
20:03
@KatyGartside we are looking to connect with our final continent, South America! We have Skyped w/ someone on all others! #globalclassroom
vanschaijik
20:03
Should be chatting with us Luke #globalclassroom
MrsMorgansClass
20:03
@KatyGartside use he #mysteryskype hashtag and sign up here: http://t.co/4gCj3ZupBh #globalclassroom
mariacolussa
20:03
RT @vanschaijik: Thank you all for participating in chat 2 #globalclassroom. I will be around for a few more minutes tidying up. Thanks ...
vanschaijik
20:04
@CatrionaPene Love it #globalclassroom
yaujauku
20:04
@RobynThiessen @KatyGartside We are in Venezuela! We would love to if our infrastructure holds up! #globalclassroom
MrsMorgansClass
20:04
@mariacolussa loves to #mysteryskype - she's in South America! #globalclassroom
RobynThiessen
20:04
@vanschaijik @mariacolusa thanks so much for the fabulous chat! #globalclassroom
JourneysinFilm
20:04
@JourneysinFilm believes in the power of film to help the next generation develop a deeper understanding of of our world. #globalclassroom
mariacolussa
20:05
@vanschaijik #globalclassroom chat has been a great experience thank you and I hope to see you again !
RobynThiessen
20:05
@yaujauku I m following you, so I will dm you about connecting! #globalclassroom
vanschaijik
20:06
@RobynThiessen We will be in contact again really soon #collaborate #globalclassroom @newmarketschool
RobynThiessen
20:06
RT @CatrionaPene: #globalclassroom found this on Facebook. Says it all really. http://t.co/NmAtRdrGI0 #sd36learn #globalclassroom
mariacolussa
20:06
@RobynThiessen @vanschaijik #globalclassroom chat binds us all together, @louisemorgan is a friend, and yes I love skyping!
RobynThiessen
20:07
@vanschaijik @newmarketschool you bet, we go on break at the end of this week, will chat soon! #globalclassroom
MrsMorgansClass
20:07
#mysteryskype list: https://t.co/1BoKrW45g4 #globalclassroom
mariacolussa
20:07
@CatrionaPene @vanschaijik #globalclassroom What an impressive picture!
RobynThiessen
20:07
@mariacolussa @louisemorgan is amazing! #globalclassroom
RobynThiessen
20:09
@mariacolussa off to enjoy our cool but sunny Saturday everyone. Enjoy your day! #globalclassroom
Stoicalhon90
20:13
for all the teachers out there #globalclassroom is a must visit page. Initiate, collaborate and integrate ICT