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 [...]

5 levels for taking your classroom global!

By | July 27th, 2016|Global Educator, Global Learning, Global Projects|

5 levels for taking your classroom global! Successful online global collaborations require some structure and planning. Educators need to be aware that planning that includes design and implementation is paramount to engaging students and building in success for global learning. In a design for action mode the essential strategies for successful collaboration include the following: [...]

You are a global educator. It’s time to start thinking like one

By | June 24th, 2016|Global Educator, Global Learning|

The following blog post comes from the new book by Julie Lindsay, "The Global Educator: Leveraging technology for collaborative learning and teaching" published by ISTE. Building collaboration skills today means building global collaboration skills. Educators have their work cut out for them It’s one thing for today’s students to connect with the world and to [...]