Designing engaging curriculum for global collaboration in the classroom

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Workshop at ASB Unplugged 2014, Mumbai, India.


1. Designing Engaging Curriculum for Global Collabora4on in the Classroom ASB Unplugged 2014 Hands-on Learning Ins4tute Julie Lindsay 2. Julie Lindsay Director Learning Confluence P/L MA Music, MA Educational Technology Leadership EdD Student, University of Southern Queensland @julielindsay | | 3. Lets get started.. OPEN this WIKI: hSp:// Follow link to Designing Engaging Curriculum 4. AGENDA PART 1 Ge)ng started with global projects and collabora:ve pedagogy PART 2 Global project curriculum design PART 3 Design, pitch and evaluate global projects 5. GeVng started with global projects and collabora4ve pedagogy PART 1 6. Discuss! What is collaboration? What is global collaboration? What conditions must exist to support global collaboration in learning? 7. What is Collabora4on? Something we do already Enhanced using technology More than coopera4on Aligned with standards 8. ISTE NETS.S Students use digital media and environments to communicate and work collabora:vely, including at a distance Develop cultural understanding and global awareness by engaging with learners of other cultures. 9. ISTE NETS.T Collaborate with students, peers, parents, and community members using digital tools and resources to support student success and innova:on 10. Dening the Global Collabora4ve Classroom A classroom that is: connected engages with multiple audiences engages with diverse resources, and tools creates authentic, collaborative learning outcomes 11. Challenges of Global Collabora4on Having realistic expectations Going Beyond the Wow Shifting traditional pedagogies Engaging learners and leaders 12. Why Global Collabora4on? Global competency d ills an l sk ltura ded to -cu cross ding nee ones The stan side nder icate out o act on u un . d t comm nment an gnicance i o envir of global s s issue International mindedness Cultural awareness . e. ike m ome ways t l is no n s yone like me i er Ev ne is veryo E Glocalisation! ! Local Act and bal k Glo Thin 13. Global Learning: Holis:c and Flat Global Project Design Blended Learning Culture of sharing Flipped Classroom Inter- connected Collabora4ve Connected Learning Leadership for connected learning Project & Challenge- based Flat Learning Pedagogy Web 2.0 14. Recipe to FlaSen Your Classroom Simple ACTIONS to Go Global 15. Simple ACTIONS to Go Global Collaborate Ci:zenship Choice Create Communicate Connect Global, Flat, Connected Classroom Celebrate 16. Connection Personal Learning Network (PLN) 17. Connection Strategies for meaningful interactions You School Students 18. Connection Pull Technologies 1.RSS Reader 2.Tablet-Sized Devices 3.Handheld Devices 4.Social Bookmarking 5.Joining Online Conversa4ons 6.Networking Organiza4ons 7.Loca4on Based Apps hSp:// 19. Connection Taxonomy Vicki Davis and Julie Lindsay, FlaSening Classrooms, Engaging Minds. Pg 55 20. Connec:on Teacherpreneur 'Good teacherpreneurs aren't renegades; they are connectors' hSp:// 21. Connec4on! The 2 minute challenge How connected are you as an educator? How are you connec:ng your students to the world? 22. Communica:on The Handshake hSp:// Image: 'customer-loyalty_reten4on.jpg hSp:// 23. Communica:on Two types to sustain a global project Tradi:onal Classroom Connected at Classroom Separated by Loca4on Unied by the Internet Separated by Time Unied by asynchronous communica4on tools SYNCHRONOUS and ASYNCHRONOUS 24. Communicate Synchronously 25. Red arrow poin4ng to latest ac4vity by students on the Ning Flat Connec:ons Global Project Ning (Educa:onal Community) - Connect - Communicate Blue arrow poin4ng to global real 4me chat by students on the Ning Communicate - Blended 26. Communicate Blended modes Virtual Participation 27. Digital Citizenship the norms of behavior with regard to technology use Ribble and Bailey 28. Enlightened Digital Citizenship model Vicki Davis and Julie Lindsay 2011 29. Ci:zenship Global competency and confidence 30. Digiteen/tween project outcomes Team forma:on, Handshakes Research Topics, Collabora:ve Wiki Authorship Ac:on Project Design and Implementa:on Celebra:on, Reec:on, Sharing outcomes 31. Be a DigiTeacher Research the technology and lead the way Monitor and be engaged Avoid the fear factor & make a dierence Model legal wisdom & choose your own copyright hSp:// 32. Ci4zenship! The Ci:zenship! 2 minute challenge Digital Ci:zenship What are you doing in your school to foster global digital ci4zenship? 33. If Collabora4on is a needed & required 21st Century skill, educators need to not only teach it, but employ & model it as well 34. Online Existence The weakness is that if there is a problem, and you e-mail them, they can just ignore the email, or they can just do their own thing and not listen to what you ask of them. Student in the Horizon Project 35. FlaSening the classroom is technology enabled collabora4on hSp:// 36. Collabora4on! The 2 minute challenge Ci:zenship! Contribu:on and Collabora:on How do you teach collabora4on? What technology tools foster collabora4on? 37. Beefsteak or liver quite took away Philips power of choice. He begged for a glass of milk MARK TWAIN PuVng choice into the classroom will naturally direct students toward their own interests and strengths. It can allow students to shine in unimaginable ways. Fla$ening Classrooms Chapter 7 38. Using Web 2.0 technologies to: Ques4on Build Invent Connect Have meaning Understand Excel hSp:// 39. Choices for dierent learning styles 40. To be able to Create is a 21C Learning Objective 41. Revised 2001 by Lorin Anderson 42. Challenge yourself. From Create To Co-create 43. Co-creation Co-creating a Popplet with students around the globe. Robyn Thiessen - Vancouver, B.C. 44. Collabora:on Co-Creation Emily McCurran, Flat Classroom Cer4ed Teacher 45. Student Summit 46. Celebrate New friends and achievements Reflect and evaluate A sense of accomplishment Enhanced cultural understanding Making the world a better place 47. The 2 minute challenge What is missing here? What would you add? Take away? How will you use this in your classroom or in your school on Monday morning? Collaborate Choice Ci:zenship Create Communicate Connect Flat, Global, Connected Classroom Celebrate 48. Time to Team Up Find like-minded partners hSp:// Awer break sit together 49. Global project curriculum design PART 2 50. Flat Connec4ons Global Projects Flat Connec:ons Global Project Grade 8-12, Ning & Wiki Emerging technologies, E-Book, Video Digiteen Digitween Digital ci4zenship leading to ac4on Tween: up to 13, Teen: over 13 Global Youth Debates Asynchronous formal deba4ng Global discussions leading to ac4on A Week in the Life K-2 Building Bridges to Tomorrow Gr 3-5, Edmodo & Wiki Comparing lifestyles and living Cross-classroom groups share and create The start of technology-based global interac4on 51. Flat Connec:ons Global Project Grade 8-12, Ning & Wiki Emerging technologies, E-Book, Video hSp:// 52. Ning for community development hbp:// 53. Community Collabora4ve Learning Teachers Students Extended community Building working rela4onships 54. Project Content Horizon Report K-12, 2013 Emerging technologies impac5ng educa5on and learning shared via a 5meline of poten5al relevance. hSp:// project/horizon-reports/horizon- report-k-12-edi4on 55. Project Themes The future of learning and educa4on Emerging technologies and how we can and will use them Connected and at learning Collabora4ve and social entrepreneurship Global issues and ac4ons to solve them Open Learning futurist, David Price OBE, argues that open is not only aec5ng how we are choosing to live, but that its going to be the dierence between success and failure in the future. hSp:// 56. Collabora4ve wiki leading to a published eBook cc licensed ( BY SA ) ickr photo by Anita Hart: hSp:// 57. Personal Mul4media Response to Topic Personal content Topic subtheme Outsourced content Storyboard & planning Video specica4ons Student nal video Credits & cita4ons 58. How will Workow support FCGP 14-1? FCGP-01: January-May Applica4on Deadline: January 23 Online Teacher Informa4on mee4ng: Before February 7 Classroom and student handshake: February 7-21 Wiki edi4ng and collabora4on: February 22 - March 22 eBook planning must be started by: March 8 Video pitches and crea4on: March 23 - April Video outsourced requests due: Up before break or by April 5 Video outsourced requests completed and uploaded: April 17 FCGP videos due: April 26 FCGP eBooks due: May 1 Student Summits: April 26 - May 31 Video Judging Phase 1: April 26 - May 6 Video Judging Phase 2 (meta-judging): May 6 - 13 Awards ceremony: Awer May 13 as determined by the project organiser 59. How will Student Teams func4on? Researchers Student leaders Media fossickers Team Wiki Outsourced video clip organisers Content editors E-Book managers 60. Team Grid - Topics 61. Team Grid FCGP14-1 62. Main Topic ID and Research Primary & Secondary sources Expert Advisors Sub-topic ID and Ranking Challenges & Trends Collabora4ve ranking eBook Content Selec:on Topics, subtopics, mul4media Edi4ng, cita4ons, formaVng Personal Video Topic Selec:on Student chooses topic Aligns with research & eBook crea4on 63. Global Youth Debates: Deba:ng into Ac:on hbp:// Slovakia Japan Singapore Hong Kong USA 64. Explore Global Projects Find a partner Spend some 4me now exploring another Flat Connec4ons Global project hSp:// projects.html 65. What are the CHARACTERISTICS of a GOOD Global Project? How can we design learning experiences that embrace global education as well as enforce rigor and relevance.....or are these the same? Discuss! 66. Design, pitch and evaluate global projects PART 3 67. Global project design features Find like-minded educators Design Outcomes Select Tools Manage for Success 68. Designing a global collabora4ve experience involves transcending the obvious real :me linkup, fostering higher order thinking and providing opportuni4es for cultural understanding while usually making a product that impacts others in a posi:ve way. 69. Global project design! The 2 minute challenge Ci:zenship! Engage students globally What is an INSPIRING, CHALLENGING, RELEVANT and GLOBAL topic or theme to join classrooms/learners across the world? 70. Project Design Rela4onships 71. Project Design Essentials These include: The Flat Classroom Framework Curriculum Planning, Standards Alignment, Inputs and Outcomes Seven Steps Design Principles and Teaching Strategies Pg.237-258 72. Pg 257 73. Pg 257 74. What to do now? Design a global project use whatever tools you need Be ready to pitch this verbally and with artifacts of your choice Pitch for feedback Review and update Share via Google Doc 75. Global projects? Where to start? Flat Connec:ons fully managed and supported (caveat entry is via subscrip4on, some scholarships available) hSp:// Global Classroom community of global educators keen to connect hSp:// iEARN learning circles and other projects hSp:// and hSp:// Join networks Flat Connec4ons hSp:// Global Educa4on Conference hSp:// 76. Flat Classroom Conference Sydney hbp:// 77. Flat Connection Global Educator 12-week course - global cohort 2-graduate credits through University of Northern Iowa 78. hbp:// 6-week course - global cohort 3-graduate credits through CSU 79. Learning about the world, with the world Main website - Teacher Network- Contact: 80. Julie Lindsay Director Learning Confluence Global Educator, Leader, Innovator, Author @julielindsay


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