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The Evolution Of Storytelling

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Storytelling is an art that has been handed down from one age to the other through oral transmission both vertically as well as horizontally moving from one generation to the other.


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Telling a story digitally and verbally is a main component of the @flatconnections conference in Sydney June 18-20 http://flatconnections.com

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Why Faculty Shouldn’t Ban Smartphones in Classrooms

Why Faculty Shouldn’t Ban Smartphones in Classrooms | Flat Connections | Scoop.it
Allowing students to bring mobile devices into class can boost collaboration and improve learning outcomes.

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Yes, and also schools should not ban faculty from using mobile devices
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Elaine J Roberts, Ph.D.'s curator insight, April 30, 9:44 PM

I understand why teachers ban phones or collect them. I get it. But I also know that banning phones can, in fact, limit student learning. Sure, there is the risk they'll spend more time playing a game or texting their friends. On the other hand, if you make the digital connections sufficiently engaging, they'll be texting or tweeting to tell their friends what a great class it's been and maybe even something about what they learned!

Ivon Prefontaine, PhD's curator insight, June 1, 8:38 PM
Also, students can learn to self-regulate their uses with regular tech breaks. What do they learn if we take their phones away?
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UNESCO Launches Five Laws of Media and Information Literacy (MIL) — @joycevalenza NeverEndingSearch

UNESCO Launches Five Laws of Media and Information Literacy (MIL) — @joycevalenza NeverEndingSearch | Flat Connections | Scoop.it
This week UNESCO launched a framework illustrating its Five Laws of Media and Information Literacy (MIL).
This global strategy marries the large, but often separated, disciplines of information literacy and media literacy and creates a common vocabulary for folks in multiple areas of knowledge to engage in conversation. It also positions these critical literacies as a combined set of competencies–knowledge, skills and attitudes–central for living and working in our world today.

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Stewart-Marshall's curator insight, February 22, 6:18 AM
UNESCO has launched a framework illustrating its Five Laws of Media and Information Literacy (MIL).
Willem Kuypers's curator insight, February 27, 2:01 AM
Information Literacy est la future base du savoir.
Nevermore Sithole's curator insight, February 27, 5:52 AM
Five Laws of Media and Information Literacy (MIL)
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Global Narratives – Collaboration on the Edge – K12 Online Conference

Global Narratives – Collaboration on the Edge – K12 Online Conference | Flat Connections | Scoop.it
The Keynote Trilogy created by Julie Lindsay, October 2016, for the K12 Online Conference 2016.
Part 1: Spotlight on Collaborative Learning
Part 2: Making Online Global Collaboration Work
Part 3: What if we collaborated globally?
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The Global Educator

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Coming in April 2016! Book: The Global Educator Available in hard copy and eBook formats Publisher: The International Society for Technology in Education Author: Julie Lindsay
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Nearly ready! This book contains contributions from 130+ educators including 36 case studies from K-20 levels or learning. Use hashtag #theglobaleducator when sharing!

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Into the mouth of the dragon - Global collaborative learning with China

Into the mouth of the dragon - Global collaborative learning with China | Flat Connections | Scoop.it
China is not a sleeping giant - these days it is a dragon that roars. Young people today need to understand more about China as a country, the Chinese culture and language, and make vital connections...
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The learning will continue in 2016 - Educators and students, come and join the next Connect with China Collaborative!

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What is Digital Literacy?

What is Digital Literacy? | Flat Connections | Scoop.it

8 transformative technology in the classroom skills required of the digitally literate student. | E-learning | Education 2.0 & 3.0 | Education 2.0 & 3.0


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David W. Deeds's curator insight, December 21, 2015 5:09 PM

No, this is the Infographic of the Week! ;)

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Online global collaboration K-12 - New projects start February - Flat Connections

Online global collaboration K-12 - New projects start February - Flat Connections | Flat Connections | Scoop.it
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Calling educators K-12 who want to take their classrooms global! Join a Flat Connections online global project and connect your students with the world.

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2015 KEYNOTE: Julie Lindsay and Katie Grubb

"Connect with China Collaborative and Global Perspectives" Julie Lindsay Global collaboration consultant, teacherpreneur, innovator, leader and author. Julie...
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Our recent keynote shared the innovation and excitement of connecting students and teachers from within and beyond China. See http://connectchinacollaborative.com/

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Smart List: 360 Global Innovators, Networks, Resources, and Champions | Getting Smart

Smart List: 360 Global Innovators, Networks, Resources, and Champions | Getting Smart | Flat Connections | Scoop.it
By Getting Smart Staff - The 3rd Annual Smart Lists continue with 360 (get it?) global ed changemakers.
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This is a significant list - delighted to see Flat Connections included

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Global Collaboration Day

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Global Collaboration Day is a celebration for students, educators, and organizations as we promote the need for connecting all schools!
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Lots of interesting and exciting sessions to join - Twitter chats, webinars, asynchronous collaboration and more!

September 17!

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#CHINACONNECTS

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The Connect with China Learning Collaborative theme for 2015 is ‘My Community’. Participants explore the concept ‘think global and act local’ and come up with initiatives that make positive contribution to their community.
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Look! A new global collaborative learning experience for teachers and students. Kicks off this week - not too late to join!

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If Berea can do it - so can you! A story of global collaboration success for learning!

If Berea can do it - so can you! A story of global collaboration success for learning! | Flat Connections | Scoop.it
The following is an excerpt from my new book, The Global Educator , being published by the International Society for Technology in Education (ISTE) in early 2016. I share it here now to show how...
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Sharing success with global collaboration K-12 - it takes planning, designing and methodical implementation. You too can do this!

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Talking about 'Global' and 'Collaboration'

Talking about 'Global' and 'Collaboration' | Flat Connections | Scoop.it
A blog to share connected, collaborative & global learning.
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Sharing a couple of presentations I prepared recently to do with global collaboration in education.

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GLOBAL EDUCATORS

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Courses for Global Educators

Flat Connections online course for global educators start end of February 2017. Come and join us and learn WITH a global cohort of collaborative educators

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The Countdown is on! Global Projects and Educator PD start February

The Countdown is on! Global Projects and Educator PD start February | Flat Connections | Scoop.it
Educators and education leaders across the world - just to let you know Flat Connections will be starting online global projects for all levels K-12 and online
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5 levels for taking your classroom global!

5 levels for taking your classroom global! | Flat Connections | Scoop.it
5 levels for taking your classroom global! Successful online global collaborations require some structure and planning. Educators need to be aware that
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Climate Change 2016

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The Connect with China Collaborative is designed as an interdisciplinary cross-curricular learning experience that caters to students who want to learn more about Chinese language, culture and...
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Our new Connect with China Collaborative kicks off again February 22/23, 2016. Theme for student interaction and collaboration is 'Climate Change' - come and join us!

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A Week in the Life Global Project

A Week in the Life Global Project | Flat Connections | Scoop.it
SOLO Taxonomy Those of you who work with me know that I frame everything I do using SOLO. Even as I worked with my student groups in the Week in the Life project, SOLO was there guiding my thinking all the way. This time for this blog post about the Week in the Life Global…
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Sonya Van Schaijik shares how Newmarket School in Auckland, New Zealand integrated online global collaborative learning through the Flat Connections, 'A Week in the Life' global project.

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A Diagram Of 21st Century Pedagogy

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A Diagram Of 21st Century Pedagogy by TeachThought Staff The modern learner has to sift through a lot of information. That means higher level thinking skills like analysis and evaluation...

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Ron McIntyre's curator insight, January 14, 4:41 AM

Food for thought!

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A Diagram Of 21st Century Pedagogy
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The Global Educator

It is imperative all educators become global - but what does this mean and how does it happen? How do we define the global educator? Is it a qualification? Is …
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My recent Global Education Conference presentation linked to the new book I have written/edited to be published in 2016 by ISTE called 'The Global Educator' See details, http://theglobaleducator.net

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25 Disruptive Technology trends

25 Disruptive Technology trends | Flat Connections | Scoop.it

25 disruptive technology trends 2015-2016 according to Brian Solis, digital analyst, anthropologist and futurist.In his work at Altimeter Group, Solis studies the effects of disruptive technology on business and society. Agree or disagree with his list – and it covers a lot of ground – it makes fascinating and enlightening reading....


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I like this one: 10. Focus on the kids! Generation Z is mobile first and mobile only and they’re nothing like Millennials.

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Carlos Rodrigues Cadre's curator insight, November 5, 2015 8:45 AM

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Allan Shaw's curator insight, November 5, 2015 4:07 PM

Phew! Watch out if even some of these take off!

Dickie Wada Thomas's curator insight, November 5, 2015 7:01 PM

True or false? Agree or disagree?

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IMS Guide 201516 - Innovate My School

IMS Guide 201516 - Innovate My School | Flat Connections | Scoop.it

This unique publication explores the potential benefits, pitfalls, future trends and learning outcomes for 10 hot topics in education, providing you with a warts-and-all view of how they can impact a school and, ultimately, the learning experience of the pupil.


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Interesting resource - interesting that mention of 'global' partners comes under the 'Interactive technology' section

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Allan Tsuda's curator insight, October 1, 2015 9:04 PM

Useful all-in-one guide. Interesting in seeing the ads reflect a lot of the additional costs required or utilized to have a smooth running program. What I would really like to see someday is a guide to IT infrastructure cost - something that just lays it out there and says, "If you wanna do this, it'll cost around $50,000. If you wanna do that, oh, that'll cost about $150,000." 

Norton Gusky's curator insight, October 2, 2015 7:33 AM

It's always amazing to see how parallel developments in the UK and US are. Key topics include: coding and robotics, BYOD, game-based learning, flipping learning, immersive learning and more.

ManufacturingStories's curator insight, October 4, 2015 3:11 PM

#STEM #Innovation #SkillsGap

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Global Educators - Professional Learning just for YOU!

Global Educators - Professional Learning just for YOU! | Flat Connections | Scoop.it
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@flatconnections global educator online course starts soon - this provides skills and resources for embedding online global collaboration into the curriculum

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Online Global Collaborative Projects for K-12 levels start September

Online Global Collaborative Projects for K-12 levels start September | Flat Connections | Scoop.it
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Global projects for K-12 kicking off this week - it's not too late to join!

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The Learning Revolution Blog: Hear from @julielindsay during #TEweek: 'Teacherpreneurship is about global leadership and having the...'

The Learning Revolution Blog: Hear from @julielindsay during #TEweek: 'Teacherpreneurship is about global leadership and having the...' | Flat Connections | Scoop.it
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Steve Hargadon has an inspirational line-up of teacherpreneurs to interview in August! Honoured to be one of them.

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