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Embedding Global Collaborative Projects into the Curriculum

Your Name and Title: Julie Lindsay, E-Learning Coordinator and MYP Coordinator; co-founder Flat Classroom Project


School or Organization Name: Beijing BISS International School, Flat Classroom Projects


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Area of the World from Which You Will Present: Beijing, China


Language in Which You Will Present: English


Target Audience(s): Educators, Curriculum Coordinators, Administrators


Short Session Description (one line): Global Project Design essentials for success in the classroom


Full Session Description (as long as you would like):

This session will focus on curriculum design and pedagogy to embed global collaborative learning experiences and projects into the classroom to enhance learning outcomes. Emerging technologies allow students to experience communication and interaction with others around the world, however designing a meaningful learning experience through a global project that is also part of the curriculum is an important part of developing global digital citizenship and intercultural awareness. Techniques used in Flat Classroom Projects from upper elementary level to high school level will be shared and discussed.

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Blackboard Collaborate room for session



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This presentation followed this format:

PART 1 - Global Collaboration - what, why
PART 2 - Curriculum design for global collaboration in the classroom
PART 3 - Practical examples - tools and pedagogy for embedded collaboration


The slideshow - Embedding Global Collaborative Projects into the Curriculum


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