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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

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

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

How did I get here?

This guest post comes to us courtesy of Paige Badgett (@PTPIPaige), Director of the School & Classroom Program, at People to People International (PTPI). Childhood pen pal experience comes full circle. When I was a young girl, I saw an

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Posted in Global Classroom, Guest Projects, Paige Badgett

Project #Kinderchat Asia

Hello Global Classroom community! I am honored to be here and hope you can all help me out with this new adventure I’ve decided to embark upon. Being able to participate in #Kinderchat and other educational Twitter chats has changed

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Posted in Guest Projects, Twitter Chats

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

TRUE Confessions of a “Global Classroom Teacher”!

“It is not that I’m so smart. But I stay with the questions much longer.”  ~ Albert Einstein What follows are my TRUE confessions as a “global classroom teacher”. Oops … did I say that? I meant “reflections”! Ahh … well

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Posted in Global Classroom, Laurie Renton

Tips for Success: Global Collaborations in the Classroom

This guest post comes to us courtesy of Paige Badgett (@PTPIPaige), Director of the School & Classroom Program, at People to People International (PTPI). The benefits of exposing your students to their counterparts in another country are endless. Each year, teachers

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Posted in Global Classroom, Guest Projects, Paige Badgett

Two Years. A World of Global Classroom Stories.

Signing into Twitter earlier this morning, I was surprised to realise that today, May 5, marks two years since @Deb_Frazier sent the following tweet, ultimately leading to us co-founding  The Global Classroom Project community. So where have the past few

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Posted in Global Classroom, Michael Graffin

Is it really over? (Virtual Book Club)

I must have been in denial. It has taken me almost a month to get around to listening to the recording of the final session of Virtual Book Club. This opportunity to connect with educators around the world about a

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Posted in Flat Classroom - Virtual Book Club, Global Classroom, Kyle Dunbar

Final Session of Virtual Book Club – How will you “Rock the World?”

Our final session of Virtual Book Club discussing Flattening Classrooms, Engaging Minds by Julie Lindsay and Vicki Davis is already this Monday, March 18th at 7:30pm EST (that’s Tuesday, March 19th at 12:30am GMT)! For your time zone, click here.

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Posted in Flat Classroom - Virtual Book Club, Global Classroom

Tonight! Meeting #5 of Virtual Book Club – How do you celebrate?

I can’t believe our 5th meeting of the Virtual Book Club discussing Flattening Classrooms, Engaging Minds by Julie Lindsay and Vicki Davis is already this Monday, March 4th at 7:30pm EST (that’s Tuesday, March 5th at 12:30am GMT)! For your

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Posted in Flat Classroom - Virtual Book Club, Global Classroom, Kyle Dunbar

Offering Choices – for Students and Teachers

Ways to offer students choices was the theme of Session #4 of the Virtual Book Club! If you weren’t able to join us, listen to the recording here: Virtual Book Club Feb 18th/19th and please share your thoughts on this blog:

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Posted in Flat Classroom - Virtual Book Club, Global Classroom, Kyle Dunbar

The Making of Digital Citizens

What a rich discussion we had during Session #3 of the Virtual Book Club! If you weren’t able to join us, listen to the recording here: Virtual Book Club Feb 4th/5th and please share your thoughts on this blog: Virtual Book

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Posted in Flat Classroom - Virtual Book Club, Global Classroom, Kyle Dunbar
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