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Expert Advisors for FCGP


Expert Advisors for FCGP

This group is for teachers and other experts who support student teams in the Flat Connections Global Project.

READ more about becoming an Expert Advisor, and complete the online Form to join.

All inquiries to Julie Lindsay.

Members: 28
Latest Activity: Apr 11

Expert Advisors information

Hello everyone.

The current session - FCGP16-1 - is in full swing and we very much appreciate expert advisors from Athens State joining us this semester.

Thanks everyone!

Julie Lindsay

Discussion Forum

E-Book creation - What do you think?

Started by Julie Lindsay. Last reply by Adam Carter Apr 3, 2014. 20 Replies

Hi everyone, you may like to read the discussions on the Student Leaders group (…Continue

How will you support the student teams as advisors?

Started by Julie Lindsay. Last reply by Laura Callis Mar 14, 2014. 6 Replies

Let's discuss here the best ways to flatten the learning and support students teams. Each advisor normally has the ONE topic but maybe 2-3 teams to support.What ideas do you have?Continue

Anyone else having this Wikispace Problem?

Started by Adam Carter Mar 14, 2014. 0 Replies

I was able to post a "hello" to my classes but am unable to respond to their discussion posts. Has anyone been able to respond to discussions in the wikispaces for the classes they are…Continue


Started by Julie Lindsay Mar 13, 2014. 0 Replies

I found this today - Collaboration - On the edge of a new paradigm.I believe…Continue

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Comment by Jovana Combs on April 11, 2016 at 11:43am

Hello everyone! My name is Jovana Combs. I attend Athens State University. I am pursuing my Bachelor's Degree in Early Childhood Education. One day, I hope to be teaching first graders. I have previous teaching experience teaching three year olds and four year olds. I learned then that children are the funniest comedians. They can take mundane everyday events and turn those events into the funniest moments. 

I am looking forward to this project because it allows me to teach beyond the classroom. I hope that I can provide students with new insights. More importantly, I am excited to learn from the students.

Comment by Tiffany Guin on April 8, 2016 at 12:57pm

Hi, I am Tiffany Guin. I am a student at Athens State. I am a Collaborative 6-12 major and will graduate May of 2017. I am very excited to get to advise students in this project. So far all of the things I have read and seen from those involved have been amazing. 

Comment by Emily Mahon on April 7, 2016 at 12:52am

Hello, I'm Emily Mahon, a current student at Athens State. I'll be graduating in December with a Bachelor's in Elementary Education with a minor in Educational Technology. I'm excited to be advising students in this project and deepen my understanding of their topics and of the flattened classroom project. 

Comment by Haley Brown on April 6, 2016 at 1:56am

Hello! My name is Haley Brown and I am currently a student at Athens State University. I plan to graduate with my Bachelor's in Elementary Education in fall of 2017. It have been a life long dream to teach little ones and watch their minds grow. My main goal as a teacher is to enrich as many lives as I possibly can with a positive impact. I look forward to working with students from around the world on this project. This is something new to me but something that I am very excited about helping with. I look forward to working with all of you! I'm here to help!

Comment by brittany griffin on March 11, 2014 at 9:01am

Hi, my name is Brittany Griffin. I live in Fyffe, Alabama and go to school at Athens State University in USA. I will be graduating with my B.S. in Mathematics and minor in Education Technology in May 2015. I then plan to go and get my Masters. My goal once I have completed my Masters is to find a job teaching math in a community college. I am very excited to working on this project with my classmates and other people from around the world. I hope that I can take everything I am learning from this and put to use in my classroom one day.

Comment by Laura Callis on March 10, 2014 at 12:15pm

Hello, my name is Laura Callis. I'm from Athens State University in North Alabama, USA. My undergrad minor is Education Technologies, and am participating in this project under the direction of one of my instructors, Mrs. Janice Newlin. I am excited to see how a project like this works in practice as opposed to "in the book" and look forward to talking and working with you all in the weeks to come. 

Comment by Kaylee M Hamelink on March 10, 2014 at 6:19am

Hey, my name is Kaylee Hamelink. I'm a student at Athens State University. I am in Janice Newlin's class. I am an elementary education major (K-6) with a educational technology minor. I actually live in Pulaski, TN but go to school in Athens, Alabama. I'm really looking forward to this project and hope to learn a lot. The project intrigues me and I hope to be able to bring the things I've learned from this project into my future classroom.

Comment by Betsy Griffin on March 8, 2014 at 6:42am

Hi, my name is Betsy Griffin. I'm a student with Athens State in Janice Newlin class. My daughter is taking the same class and I enjoy taking it with my daughter. I look forward to this project and hope to learn a lot while doing the project.

Comment by Diane Trout on March 7, 2014 at 2:23pm

Hello!  My name is Diane Trout and I am a student at Athens State University under Janice Newlin.  I am an elementary education major (K-6) with a minor in educational technology.  I am 32 years old and have a husband and 2 children, Aidan, who is 9, and John Bryan who is 10.  Having young children, I see how much they love using technology and I feel it is important to utilize it in school because they are going to be facing it in the workplace.  They need to be aware of how to properly use it.  I am looking forward to this project and helping students.

Comment by Janice Newlin on March 7, 2014 at 10:09am

Hello, I’m Janice Newlin and I am an instructor for ED 408: Issues and Trends in Educational Technology at Athens State University, Athens, Alabama, USA. I have over 17 years classroom experience most of which I’ve integrated technology in my curriculum. I have experience training pre-service and in-service teachers how to integrate technology into their own curriculum as well.  I believe technology is a tool for students to become the creator of their learning and to engage in deep and higher level thinking. My pre-service teachers and I are very excited about being a part of the Flat Connections Global Project as Expert Advisors. We are confident we will learn as much as the students we assist!


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