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#GlobalEd13 Sessions You May Have Missed

Over the course of the Global Education Conference 2013, I was lucky enough to attend several fascinating sessions and keynotes which helped me better understand the work I do … As a global educator, I learn within, from, and with

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Posted in #GlobalEd13, Anne Mirtschin, Global Classroom, Heidi Hutchinson, Julie Lindsay, Presentations, Tatyana Chernaya

Global Classroom 2013-14 Launch – Slides & Recordings

It is hard to believe that we’re embarking on the third year of our #globalclassroom journey, but here we are. With our formal launch at #globaled13 (and repeat webinar the following day), Global Classroom 2013-14 is officially under-way. It looks

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Posted in #GlobalEd13, Classroom Stories, Global Classroom, Michael Graffin, Presentations, Project Announcements

A Declaration of the Value of Global Education (#GlobalEd13)

Cross-posted from The Global Education Conference Ning. Because we are citizens of our individual nations and also part of a larger human family; Because it is important to learn about other cultures and to understand the similarities that unite us

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Join us at #globaled13 for stories from the #globalclassroom

‘ The Global Classroom Project is proud to be an Official Partner of the Global Education Conference 2013, which starts Monday this week (Nov 18), and runs through to November 22! This is an amazing FREE online (virtual) conference where

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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 &

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Posted in #iEARN2013, #ISTE2013, Global Classroom, Michael Graffin
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