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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 [...]

The Countdown is on! Global Projects and Educator PD start February

By | January 17th, 2017|Global Educator, Global Projects|

Educators and education leaders across the world - just to let you know Flat Connections will be starting online global projects for all levels K-12 and online courses in February 2017.     Are your teachers and students using the refreshed ISTE standards for students? Joining Flat Connections meets the 'global collaborator' standard: provides opportunities to [...]

Student Summit – Sharing learning online – Flat Connections

By | January 16th, 2017|Global Projects|

Last week Grade 5 students from Singapore American School came online and shared their learning experiences from participating in the Flat Connections 'A Week in the Life', cohort 16-2 global project last semester. Students shared their excitement about the project, as well as the challenges they faced while collaborating globally with others from Australia, USA [...]

Global Collaboration with Flat Connections

By | January 16th, 2017|Global Projects|

This semester Yew Wah fourth graders worked with students from around the world on global issues during the Flat Connections “A Week in the Life” global collaboration project. Third, fourth and fifth graders from six schools worked in mixed teams to research a global topic aligned with the theme, “What does it mean to be [...]

Global Narratives – Collaboration in the Edge – A Keynote Trilogy

By | January 4th, 2017|global collaboration, Global Educator, Global Learning|

In late October 2016 I was delighted to be able to assemble a keynote in 3 parts for the K12 Online Conference 2016. This is the first time I have had a chance to blog about this and share with my followers the full keynote - including my aspirations for how it will impact the [...]

The digital imperative….this is Lauren’s story about global collaboration

By | September 13th, 2016|Global Learning, Global Projects|

The digital imperative....this is Lauren's story about global collaboration I often use the term 'digital imperative' to describe why and how learning needs to be digital, online and embrace both local as well as global learning modes. Digital fluency includes learning in both synchronous and asynchronous learning environments coupled with the ability to create and [...]

Jump into online global collaboration now! Flat Connections makes it easy!

By | August 30th, 2016|Global Educator Course, Global Projects, Teacher Courses|

Starting the conversation about global collaboration What conversations are YOU having around online global collaboration in education? As the school year starts in the Northern hemisphere educators gather with excited anticipation lots of plans to build new and meaningful learning experiences for students lots of plans to explore new boundaries - makerspace, coding, computational thinking, [...]

How to make online global collaboration work!

By | August 28th, 2016|Global Educator, Global Projects, webinar|

Last week Flat Connections global educators gathered in a virtual meeting room with a number of interested educators and talked about how to facilitate and drive online global collaboration. This is a very timely conversation as most schools in the world (northern hemisphere) are starting back for the new 2016-17 academic year. The webinar How [...]

Global education: Leading pedagogical change in a flat world

By | August 24th, 2016|Uncategorized|

Global education: Leading pedagogical change in a flat world In a previous blog post, I examined the new globally connected, flat learning environment and how leaders can shape this change to revitalize their schools. This time I will examine the expectations of a global education leader’s ability to think holistically and differently in order to [...]