Sunday, October 30, 2011

Across My Desk (weekly)

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Sounding Board Classrooms wanted for Flat Classroom Project November 2011

The current Flat Classroom Project 11-3 is inviting classrooms from Grade 6 and above to become Sounding Boards for the student collaborative wikis. All details are on the Sounding Board information wiki. We also invite you to join the Flat Classroom Project Ning and the SB group.

We have over 400 students in this project collaborating across 11 wikis. The skill of providing feedback as a sounding board classroom aligns with ISTE NETS.S 2. 'Communication and Collaboration' - ' support individual learning and contribute to the learning of others'.

Becoming a Sounding Board classroom is not time draining. 2-3 lessons will probably be enough to devote to this, less for older students. It will provide a great opportunity for you and your class to examine collaborative research work critically using the Peer Evaluation techniques developed by Flat Classroom educators.

Interested?? Come on a SOUNDING BOARD!

Application online form:


Julie Lindsay
Director, Flat Classroom Projects LLC

Cross-posted with FlatClassrooms Ning

Friday, October 28, 2011

It's on again in 2011: Global Education Conference

Flat Classroom is delighted to be a sponsoring partner of the Student Strand of the Global Education Conference 2011

There is not much time left to get involved! The event is November is TOTALLY online and TOTALLY free!

Session proposals are due on October 31!
We invite ALL flat classroom teachers and others who are working in a global collaborative mode to consider bringing students into this event and showcasing their work.

This is an excellent opportunity to showcase student collaboration and action.  Time is short, get moving and propose a presentation!  All details at Global Education Conference portal.

Hash tags #globaled #flatclass