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World Water Day 2014 – March #globalclassroom chats & Projects

This coming weekend marks the celebration of World Water Day 2014, held on March 22 each year, and it promises to be a wet weekend at The Global Classroom Project. 1) World Water Day International LinoIt Project 2014 For the

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Posted in Global Classroom, Michael Graffin, Project Announcements, Project Purus, Twitter Chats

Building Global Partnerships – Part 2: Taking the Time

A little while ago, we came across a thought provoking blog post from Jennifer Klein, exploring the sometimes complicated, but rewarding world of global connections and collaboration. With Jennifer’s permission, we are re-publishing the post as a three part series, with the intention

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Posted in Global Classroom, Jennifer Klein

“Delving beyond the tip of the iceberg” #globalclassroom chats (Feb 22/23)

As global educators, we are faced with the challenge, and incredible opportunity, of rethinking how we teach and learn about other cultures, religions, and countries. In the words of Australian blogger and inquiry educator Edna Sackson (@whatedsaid);   “Culture is

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Building Global Partnerships – Part 1: Finding Connections

A little while ago, we came across a thought provoking blog post from Jennifer Klein, exploring the sometimes complicated, but rewarding world of global connections and collaboration. With Jennifer’s permission, we are re-publishing the post as a series over the

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Posted in Global Classroom, Jennifer Klein

Project Purus … A Grade 4 Student’s Perspective

This guest post comes to us courtesy of Gurtej, a Grade 4 student at Green Timbers Elementary, Surrey, BC, Canada.  It is our pleasure to share his amazing work with the international #globalclassroom community! (It was originally published on his blog here).

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Posted in Global Classroom, Project Purus, Student Stories

Design Thinking for Global Action (#globalclassroom chats Jan 17/18)

Source: British University of Columbia Topic This month’s #globalclassroom chats come to us via @cerniglia and @Learn21Tech and will continue December’s discussion of global issues in the curriculum, and investigate how students can use design thinking to take global action.

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2013 in review

The WordPress.com stats helper monkeys prepared a 2013 annual report for this blog. Here’s an excerpt: The concert hall at the Sydney Opera House holds 2,700 people. This blog was viewed about 33,000 times in 2013. If it were a

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