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 [...]

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 [...]