Blog Archives

Celebrating Global Projects: 2 Years of the #globalclassroom chats! (Nov 16-17)

November 2013 is a time of celebration in the world of global education. It’s the month of the Global Education Conference (Nov 18-22), and the formal launch of Global Classroom 2013-14 (Nov 22/23). But that’s not all …. We’re calling

Tagged with: , , , ,
Posted in Global Classroom, Twitter Chats

Sharing Stories of Our Global Connections – October #globalclassroom chats

It’s Connected Educator Month, and in keeping with the theme, this month’s #globalclassroom chats return to an old favourite topic : How can we enable teachers to connect, learn, share, and collaborate globally? What stories do we have to share? Guiding Questions

Tagged with: , , , ,
Posted in Global Classroom, Twitter Chats

Working in the Global Classroom @ #RSCON4 (Oct 12)

Cross posted from mgraffin.edublogs.org. If there are any other #globalclassroom teachers presenting at this conference, please get in touch – we would love to help promote your sessions. Next weekend will be a special moment on my teaching journey, when

Tagged with: , , , , , ,
Posted in Global Classroom, Latest News, Michael Graffin

Empathy and Action (Sept 14/15 #globalclassroom chats)

Kids, when provided opportunities, have so much enthusiasm for righting injustice in the world. Whether it’s recycling, saving the snow leopard, befriending lonely old folk, or raising money for less-advantaged schools, once they identify a need they’ll aim to put

Tagged with: , , , ,
Posted in Global Classroom

The #globalclassroom Twitter Chats – A Researcher’s Perspective

Last year, we received an unexpected request from Gert Van der Westhuizen, Associate Professor of Education at  the University of Johannesburg, South Africa.  Gert has been researching how social media expands teachers’ horizons, and enables their participation in online learning conversations

Tagged with: , , , , ,
Posted in Gert Van der Westhuizen, Global Classroom, Twitter Chats

Global Classroom Lead Teachers 2012-13

We’d like to formally congratulate the Global Classroom Lead Teachers for 2012-13. We are proud to work with such an amazing group of international educators, who are shining examples of teachers who “connect, learn, share, collaborate and lead globally”. This

Tagged with: , , , , ,
Posted in Global Classroom, Lead Teachers, Michael Graffin

Global Classroom 2012-13 Webinars – Slides & Recordings

A Fitting End to Global Classroom 2012-13 On Saturday July 27, we held our “Looking Forwards, Looking Back” Webinars, marking the end of our 2012-13 project.  The webinars were attended by close to 30 teachers from 8 countries (across the

Tagged with: , , , , , , , , , , ,
Posted in Global Classroom, Michael Graffin

UPDATED – NEW VRoom for #globalclassroom Closing Webinars (July 27)

UPDATED 11:00GMT – Please note change of Webinar Room & advice for Mac Users.   Due to a software conflict issue, Mac users have been having trouble accessing our usual webinar ‘room’. We’ve borrowed a new VRoom from @WarickLanguage, one

Tagged with: , , , , , , ,
Posted in Global Classroom, Michael Graffin

Call for Submissions: Global Classroom 2012-13 Closing Webinars

Last year, we instituted the first official ‘celebration’ of #globalclassroom learning, the “Looking Forwards, Looking Back” webinars, in response to lessons learnt through the Flat Classroom Book Club. This year, the webinars were delayed due to my attendance at the

Tagged with: , , , , , , ,
Posted in Global Classroom, Michael Graffin

Using Social Media & Twitter to Connect & Collaborate Globally (July #globalclassroom chats)

This month’s chat builds upon the learning and sharing from my iEARN 2013 workshop on July 2, and will hopefully introduce some new iEARN voices to the #globalclassroom chat community! Topic: “Using Social Media & Twitter to Connect & Collaborate

Tagged with: , , , , ,
Posted in Global Classroom

July 2 – Join us for a LIVE #globalclassroom chat LIVE from #iEARN13!

As many of you know, I’m in Doha, Qatar for the iEARN 2013 global education conference. As part of my contribution to the conference festivities, I’m running my first Global Classroom Workshop, exploring the topic: “Connecting Globally via Twitter &

Tagged with: , , , , , ,
Posted in #iEARN2013, #ISTE2013, Global Classroom, Michael Graffin

Marking the Conclusion of Global Classroom 2012-13

It is with a little sadness that we announce the formal conclusion of Global Classroom 2012-13. It has been an amazing year … Over the course of Global Classroom 2012-13, we’ve seen incredibly exciting global projects take upon lives of

Tagged with: , , , ,
Posted in Global Classroom, Michael Graffin

The Travelling Scrapbook Project

Cross-posted from my personal blog – mgraffin.edublogs.org. Originally published May 2013. A little over a year ago, I woke up in the middle of the night with an idea … What if we could create a physical artefact of global

Tagged with: , , , , , , , , , ,
Posted in Global Classroom, Michael Graffin

Flat Classroom @ ISTE 2013

If you’re interested in global education, and you’re attending the ISTE conference in San Antonio, Texas … you’d be mad to pass up the opportunity to attend a session run by our friends at Flat Classroom. Thanks to @julielindsay for

Tagged with: , , ,
Posted in Julie Lindsay

Upcoming Global Classroom PD opportunities

June / July 2013 is set to be a very busy month, with #globalclassroom Lead Teachers presenting at several major international conferences – in the United States and Qatar. The Global Education Summit (ISTE 2013) We have no less than

Tagged with: , , , , ,
Posted in Global Classroom, Michael Graffin, Presentations
See you in Sydney! (July 18-20, 2014)
Our map of visitors
Blog Stats
  • 72,429 hits

Join 4,917 other followers

Archives
Follow

Get every new post delivered to your Inbox.

Join 4,917 other followers