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Worldwide Debate Project Forming now -> take part in Eracism 2013 !!!

Applications for classrooms and debate teams are due February 7. Expressions of interest to help with judging and coaching will be taken any time from now on. Classrooms applying and Judges and Volunteers fill in the same online form:…

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Added by mrsdurff on January 21, 2013 at 11:56am — No Comments

Flat Classroom™ Projects Applications Open

 

Flat Classroom Projects Applications Opening July 1 for projects starting in September 2012!

 

Follow the links below to find out about each of the projects including suitability for your…
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Added by mrsdurff on July 3, 2012 at 3:30pm — No Comments

How can your higher ed students be involved in Flat Classroom® ?

Higher Ed Faculty,

Would love to have your students act as expert advisors in the next Flat Classroom® Project 12-2 (September - December 2012)! Here is a page that explains more about the idea -> http://fcp11-3.flatclassroomproject.org/Expert+Advisers

During that project, college students from two schools…

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Added by mrsdurff on May 4, 2012 at 11:49am — No Comments

Sounding Board Classrooms / Peer Reviewers Sought Now for Flat Classroom Project 12-1

The current Flat Classroom Project 12-1 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 …

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Added by mrsdurff on April 2, 2012 at 9:01am — No Comments

Flat Classroom® K-2 Bridges project ‘Building Bridges to Tomorrow’

Co-founders of Flat Classroom®, Julie Lindsay and Vicki Davis, are excited to be able to offer this global collaborative project to classrooms around the world. This project will run as a pilot for the coming semester, February-April 2012 and be open to Prep/Kindergarten, Grade 1, and Grade 2 classrooms (4-7

year old students).

Can very young students effectively connect, communicate, and collaborate in a global project?

What does this look like? What products can students in…

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Added by mrsdurff on February 7, 2012 at 5:57pm — No Comments

People are talking about the book!

 

Amazon Verified Purchase(…
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Added by mrsdurff on January 31, 2012 at 1:46am — No Comments

Flat Classroom® Projects - Calling for Classroom Applications Now!

Award winning Flat Classroom®…

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Added by mrsdurff on January 9, 2012 at 12:54pm — No Comments

Virtual Speaker Series features Vicki Davis

Vicki Davis will present a workshop entitled, “Flattening Classrooms, Expanding Minds” as part of the Bucks County Intermediate Unit #22 Speaker Series on Thursday January 12, 2011 at 3:00pm EST USA or Thursday, January 12, 2012 at 20:00:00 GMT […

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Added by mrsdurff on January 5, 2012 at 12:16pm — No Comments

Meet The Flat Classroom®

We are delighted to invite you to an online…
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Added by mrsdurff on August 25, 2011 at 11:46am — No Comments

What's the next big thing?

What do you think will be the next big innovation to disrupt education as we know it?

  1. Electronic Books

  2. WiFi Capable…

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Added by mrsdurff on June 11, 2011 at 5:30pm — 2 Comments

Student Summit

Join Pat D'Arcy and his students at the International School of Dusseldorf (ISD), Germany for a Student Summit at 9:00AM Berlin time. To find out the time in your…

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Added by mrsdurff on June 7, 2011 at 4:04pm — No Comments

Pay It Forward!

Expert Advisors are now gathering to advise high school students as they create their… Continue

Added by mrsdurff on April 7, 2011 at 10:30pm — No Comments

Biomes Need Your Help!

Save one bookmark dealing with one biome to Diigo for 7th grade -> http://ning.it/dlrUPJ

The biomes are:
    * tundra
    * taiga
    * temperate deciduous forest
    * scrub forest (called chaparral in California)
    * grassland
    * desert
    * tropical rain forest
    * temperate rain forest

 

Added by mrsdurff on February 10, 2011 at 10:30pm — No Comments

The ARCS Model with Hunter Lesson Plan

Does anyone else see the correspondence here? Keller must have known Hunter!

Added by mrsdurff on February 3, 2011 at 11:24pm — No Comments

Social Change

True or false? When our epistemological assumptions, experiential assumptions, communicative assumptions, or political assumptions come into question, then social change is… Continue

Added by mrsdurff on December 14, 2010 at 5:30pm — No Comments

Global Education Conference





I would like to invite your students to participate in The Global Education Conference this November

15-19, 2010. This conference is held online in Elluminate over 5 days in…

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Added by mrsdurff on September 26, 2010 at 8:32pm — No Comments

Of what use is homework?

I just participated in a conversation in Elluminate with Alfie Kohn. This was organised by Steven Anderson of The Educator's PLN.

This was an exciting talk with over 100 people in attendance, including

a classroom or 7th graders in their computer class.

During the talk,… Continue

Added by mrsdurff on February 15, 2010 at 2:56pm — 3 Comments

Another great Fireside Chat 1-9 6:30-8:30pmGMT

We will host our "week 2 fireside chat" for the 2009 K-12 Online Conference this coming Saturday, January 9th! The week 2 keynote speakers, Rachel Boyd and Diego Leal, will present and engage in Q&A with participants via EdTechTalk's Ustream channel and backchannel chat. Time: January 9, 2010 from 6:30 - 8:00 pm GMT. NOTE: This is 1:30pm EST on Saturday, January 9. Please click the following link to see your local time:…

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Added by mrsdurff on January 8, 2010 at 2:20pm — No Comments

Fireside Chat with Joyce and Konrad: December 12th, 6:30 pm GMT

This Saturday there will be a live Fireside Chat with Joyce Valenza and Konrad Glogowski, the keynoters for week 1 of the k12Online Conference 2009. The live chat will take place at EdTechTalk --> http://edtechtalk.com/live where participants can hear the keynoters and chat in the chatroom. The Fireside Chat is scheduled at 6:30pmGMT -->… Continue

Added by mrsdurff on December 9, 2009 at 9:18pm — No Comments

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