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The countdown to global collaborative learning is on!

 


Yes - it is almost February and that means Flat Connections online global projects and online educator courses will start.

Have you applied yet?

Contact us if you have any questions about projects and courses!

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Become globally empowered and plan to build bridges between global learners today!

Flat Connections provides managed online global collaborative projects for students in K-12 classrooms across the world.

Project Aims:

  • Core content objectives united between classrooms,
  • Unique, individual, personalized learning experiences for each student,
  • The ‘merging’ and ‘flattening’ of classrooms for learners to get to know each other and work together,
  • Innovative implementation of modern learning skills (collaboration, communication, creation) supported by Web 2.0 tools,
  • Customizable components based upon the unique situation of each classroom’s curricular objectives,
  • Supportive Project Managers and lead teachers
READ MORE about Flat Connections Global Projects for all levels K-12 and APPLY TODAY!
Which Flat Connections global project will you join?
  • K-2 Building Bridges to Tomorrow - Grade K-2
    • Teachers and students build an online community of learners and share ideas, build understanding, and have fun! See the K-2 wiki
  • 'A Week in the Life' - Grades 3-6
    • A global issues focus elevates this project into a new realm with research, connectivity, and co-creation using online tools essential priorities. View the last project - AWL16-2 wiki
  • Digiteen - Digitween - Grades 5-12
    • Students learn how to learn online in mixed classroom groups through exploration of global digital citizenship objectives. 16-2 wiki
  • The Flat Connections Global Project - Grades 8-12
    • The ultimate online global collaborative project for high school students. How can you have a global education program in your school without doing this project? Students collaborate online, research, co-create multimedia and 'flatten' their learning. See evidence from last semester: FCGP16-2 wiki
  • Global Youth Debates - Grades 3-12
    • Yes! we invite students as young as Grade 3 to participate in this cutting edge global project. Online debate teams tackle global challenges - do your students debate? Come and join in! Read more on the GYD website.
Flat Connections online global projects are fully supported collaborations between classrooms across the world. There is limited space available for each project. Make sure you APPLY early. ALL projects kick off in late February at an online Teacher Meeting. Make this happen for your students NOW. Global education means global collaboration - let Flat Connections help you build skills and learn with the world.

Become a Global Educator

Be a Global Leader

HOW?
Join an online course through Flat Connections!


Unique features of a Flat Connections online course for global educators:
  • Use of emerging technologies and new pedagogical approches for taking learning global
  • Regular synchronous meet-ups and guest speakers
  • Focus on asynchronous content sharing and collaborations
  • Creation of a ‘community of practice’ around each cohort
  • Focus on global competence and global learning design
  • Provision of frameworks to support implementation of global learning and collaboration

The Global Educator

Suggested pathways:
There are THREE possible courses to apply for under ‘The Global Educator’ offerings.

Part 1: Online Connected and Collaborative Learning for Global Understanding
Part 2: Leadership for Global Education
Part 3: Online Global Collaboration in the Curriculum

Apply today for one or more of our Global Educator Courses

The Global Educator - authored by Julie Lindsay, published by ISTE (and Hawker Brownlow in Australia/New Zealand), with 36 case studies and contributions from over 130 global educators.
Flat Connections - NEW WEBSITE!
See the new flatconnections.com website featuring Global Projects, PD opportunities for Global Educators, and Consulting by Julie Lindsay to support educators, schools and larger organisations to embed global collaborative capability and pedagogy.
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