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Reflection Time: Global Projects – The #globalclassroom Chats (June 14/15)

Thank you to Heidi Hutchison @HeidiHutchison who is helping organise the chats this month, and provided our topic: Creating and participating in global projects has fed my soul, but more importantly, it has nurtured the spirit of my students. I have

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Posted in Heidi Hutchinson, Louise Morgan, Twitter Chats, Twitter Chats

Building Global Partnerships: Part 3 – Developing Intercultural Understanding

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

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

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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Connecting Globally from a Remote School – Travelling Rhino Project

For the past fortnight we have been hosts of Lesedi, one of five travelling Rhinos sent round the world by Karen Stadler, who I have neer met, but connected with through email and twitter. Hawea Flat is a small rural

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Posted in Classroom Stories, Global Classroom, Guest Projects, Luke Dyer

Connecting & Collaborating in Early Childhood (May #globalclassroom Chat)

To celebrate the publication of our first Global Classroom Project feature article, in the K-3 Class Ideas magazine here in Australia, this month’s #globalclassroom chat is dedicated to exploring the possibilities for global connections and collaboration in Early Childhood (K-3).

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Visits from friends: Global Connections in South Africa

We are very privileged to have a visitor from Pennsylvania, USA at the moment. Flat Tyler is from Mrs Tina Schmidt’s class and he has come to find out about our children and our school. We are all very excited

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Posted in Brenda Hallowes, Global Classroom
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