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So far Julie Lindsay has created 27 blog entries.

The ultimate high school global collaboration – a reflection and call to action

By | February 8th, 2018|flatconnectionsglobalproject, Global Education, Global Projects|

Flat Connections Global Project - the ULTIMATE high school project It is February....and once again I am in communication with schools and teachers encouraging participation in online global collaborative learning, specifically in conjunction with building Flat Connections global projects for this semester. Once again I am wondering WHAT is going on in schools and classrooms [...]

Grade 3-6 classrooms wanted! ‘Windows to the World’ (penpal) global project

By | February 7th, 2018|Global Projects, New global projects|

Remember the excitement around having a penpal? I remember almost 50 years ago having a penpal in Germany - and how strange life sounded in that country! His name was 'Axel' and his letters inspired curious conversations and inquiry into what life was like for this mystery person on the other side of the world. [...]

Look! – Playbooks for Online Global Collaborative Learning

By | February 6th, 2018|global collaboration, Global Education, Global Educator, Global Learning, Teacher Courses|

Educators, Are you looking for professional learning that ensures understanding of online global collaborative learning? Is your school wanting to embed global projects into the curriculum but does not know how, or where to start? Are you an education leader with responsibility for visionary change in approaches to learning? Are you wanting to learn how [...]

What’s new with Flat Connections? – Let’s get collaboration started in 2018

By | January 31st, 2018|global collaboration, Global Projects, webinar|

Teachers and students at Flat Connections will be hitting the ground running in February and March onwards in 2018. We have some new online global projects and some redesigned projects and some projects that continue to flourish and foster meaningful collaboration from year to year. Below is the timeline of all projects being offered in [...]

Global Collaboration Day – Let’s talk Tools! Let’s talk Learning Design!

By | August 31st, 2017|global collaboration, GlobalCollaborationDay, Tools|

Global Collaboration Day, 2017 - Let’s talk Tools! Let’s talk Learning Design! What technologies are YOU using for online global collaboration? Why? How? Join Julie Lindsay as she shares current practices in K-12 and Higher Education for online global collaborative learning. Bring YOUR ideas, tools and experiences to share as well. This is not just [...]

Horizon Report K-12, 2017 – Student collaboration around global trends

By | August 31st, 2017|flatconnectionsglobalproject, global collaboration|

The Flat Connections Global Project 17-2 for High School Students will start again in mid-September. It will be structured around the New Media Consortium Horizon Report K-12, 2017. Are you and your students joining this ultimate online global collaboration? Students will use the Key trends, Challenges and Developments in educational technology to inform their research, [...]

OPEN HOUSE! Join Flat Connections September 6, 2017

By | August 30th, 2017|global collaboration, Global Education, Global Educator, webinar|

Hello global collaborators and educators implementing effective online learning in the K-12 classroom! As most schools launch into another exciting school year it is time to consider, among other things, how you are meeting the ISTE standard for students 'Global Collaborator', and what you are implementing into your curriculum for online collaborative learning.   Join [...]

Global Collaboration in Teacher Education – Athens State University

By | August 4th, 2017|Global Projects, Learning concierge|

Adjunct Lecturer at Athens State University, Janice Newlin, designs learning activities for her pre-service teachers that imerse them on authentic global collaborative projects in schools. In recent semesters her students have participated in the Flat Connections Global Project (for high school students) as what we term, 'Learning Concierge's'. This means her students, as trainee teachers, [...]

Award winning – Poetry with Passion and Performance – Chris Trimnell

By | June 24th, 2017|global collaboration, Global Educator, Global Projects|

Flat Connections is very excited to have an award winning member of it's immediate community! Chris Trimnell, Flat Connections Global Educator Cohort 16-1, is one of 10 educators acknowledged for their ability to create and implement an online global collaborative project at K-12 levels. The Great Global Project Challenge was organsed by the Global Education [...]

What do students really think about global collaboration?

By | February 7th, 2017|Global Projects, Student Summit|

Today I hosted a Flat Connections Student Summit for two USA classrooms. It was a finale to the A Week in the Life 16-2 project from last semester. Both classrooms were on the east coast of the USA and it was early afternoon EST. Therefore, for me in Australia it was very early morning (5:30am [...]