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Flat Connections GP 16-2 - KEYNOTE

Global Narratives - Collaboration on the Edge

This is a keynote trilogy for the K12 Online Conference 2016 by Julie Lindsay. It explores online global collaboration and features many…

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Added by Julie Lindsay on November 3, 2016 at 5:30am — 55 Comments

Read about Flat Classroom - January 2013

We have lots of exciting news to share about…

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Added by Julie Lindsay on January 14, 2013 at 5:15pm — No Comments

Press Release: Flat Classroom Conference, Beijing, Feb.2011

Flat Classroom Conference 2011

Latest News!

Beijing (BISS) International School are pleased to be hosting t
he next Flat Classroom Conference, to be held in Beijing, China, February 25-27, 2011.

“Join us at the W.A.L.L. - We All Learn & Lead”…



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Added by Julie Lindsay on April 25, 2010 at 6:00pm — No Comments

Opening Up Education: Flat Classroom Workshop in Mumbai - vote for student video

Teachers and students came from around the world to attend the Flat Classroom Workshop in Mumbai



Last week Vicki Davis and me (Julie Lindsay), along with other dedicated educators and excited students travelled to Mumbai, India and be part of the… Continue

Added by Julie Lindsay on March 5, 2010 at 10:56am — No Comments

Flat Classroom Workshop at ASB Unplugged: Come and Join Us in Mumbai!

Picture taken by Kim Cofino at Flat Classroom Workshop HK



(Cross-posted with ASB-Unplugged Ning)



The Flat Classroom Workshop is an exciting opportunity for participants to immerse themselves… Continue

Added by Julie Lindsay on September 27, 2009 at 11:16pm — No Comments

Flat Classroom Project 09-2: Congratulations to all classrooms

Well, the Awards ceremony today for FCP09-2 revealed the best of the best multimedia. I was very pleased to see students, teachers and judges in the Elluminate room. Congratulations to all students and teachers fort heir hard work and dedication to the project!
The awards can be seen at http://flatclassroom09-2.flatclassroomproject.org/Awards

Added by Julie Lindsay on June 25, 2009 at 3:51am — No Comments

Here we go: Research and Multimedia intersect on FCP09-1

Hello and welcome to all students in the Flat Classroom Project 2009-1 collaboration! I am not sure if you realise this but we are more than half way through the actual hard work part of the project. However, you have just completed the EASY half so far! Don't get worried, the next half is HARD, but much more FUN!



By now you should have added your research and ideas to your… Continue

Added by Julie Lindsay on February 17, 2009 at 3:28am — No Comments

Congratulations on project and individual success!

The Flat Classroom Project Awards Ceremony, held yesterday online in Elluminate, showed once again what a special community of learners we have here as part of the Flat Classroom Project.

l award information can be found on the Awards wiki, including multimedia awards for all… Continue

Added by Julie Lindsay on December 17, 2008 at 10:09pm — No Comments

What are you learning whilst your teachers aren't looking?

If you have a spare 10 minutes after finishing the Flat Classroom project. Or if teachers reading this have another class they can spare some time to do this......

Terry Freedman (our Keynote for 2008 Flat Classroom project) is put together a survey called "What are you learning whilst your teachers aren't looking?" and is inviting students to take it. This will help him gather data and inform policy makers, academics, technology companies and teachers about how young people use technology… Continue

Added by Julie Lindsay on November 26, 2008 at 4:36am — No Comments

Judges Wanted! Sign up Now!

We are nearing the end of the Flat Classroom Project 2008 and students are finishing their multimedia artifacts over the next 2 weeks. Now is the time to sign up to be a judge! We invite all interested educators and observers to come and learn more about the project by volunteering to be a judge.



All details can be found on the Judges wiki… Continue

Added by Julie Lindsay on November 14, 2008 at 8:08pm — 3 Comments

Embedded Flatness - The Flat Classrooms Project 08 Keynote

We invite you to view the Keynote produced by Terry Freedman for the… Continue

Added by Julie Lindsay on November 3, 2008 at 12:12am — 1 Comment

Invitation to Complete Collaborative Projects Survey

On behalf of colleague, Terry Freedman, I invite you to complete this survey, and to invite your students to complete the survey on Collaborative Projects.

Find the survey at: http://terry-freedman.org.uk/artman/publish/collaborative_projects.php



Terry writes:

Why should schools set up collaborative student projects, especially internationally?



What are the difficulties, and how… Continue

Added by Julie Lindsay on October 14, 2008 at 5:32pm — 2 Comments

Ideas for your Introduction

I am reading a lot of interesting and thoughtful, not to mention informative, introductions on the Ning. Here are some extra ideas if you need to get started or want to add something else.



Use these questions as a guide to record your short audio introduction to put on the Ning.



* Explain who you are, where you live and what school you go to

* Tell a little about what life is like where you live

* Tell a little about what you do at school, for a hobby etc

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Added by Julie Lindsay on October 3, 2008 at 12:12am — 1 Comment

Students and Teachers together - Why do we use the Ning?

Hello everyone and welcome to our Flat Classroom Ning and also to our Flat Classroom Project 2008.



If you are new to the project you may be wondering why we use the 'Ning'.

Vicki and I like to call this 'educational networking' rather than the term 'social networking'. We expect all students to learn how to behave and use the ning to interact, blog, discuss and share with others from the project.

The Ning is where we connect. It is where we blog and discuss things. This is… Continue

Added by Julie Lindsay on September 23, 2008 at 5:38am — No Comments

Announcing Flat Classroom Project 2008

Vicki Davis and Julie Lindsay are excited to announce our next project, Flat Classroom Project 2008 and invite teachers and classrooms globally to apply. We are looking for about 10 classrooms and hope to have one class from each continent this time. Further details can be found on the… Continue

Added by Julie Lindsay on August 21, 2008 at 5:30am — No Comments

Horizon Project (sister to Flat Classroom) starting soon!

We are pleased to announce that the Horizon Project (sister project to Flat Classroom) will be starting soon. For more information and updates join the Horizon Project Ning and read the Horizon Project 2008 wiki.



We want to finalise classes involved by the end of this week, so if you are keen please fill in the… Continue

Added by Julie Lindsay on February 25, 2008 at 2:50pm — No Comments

Video Contest by 21st Century Connections

All K-12 students are invited to enter this video contest. You have until February 29 to submit a 3 minute video. The theme is why digital learnign tools are important to your school or curriculum.

Why not re-edit a flat classroom video? You all have fantastic work and great ideas.

See the website for more information. Great prizes to be won!

http://www.21centuryconnections.com/videocontest

Added by Julie Lindsay on January 13, 2008 at 3:01pm — No Comments

New wiki page featuring Summits

A new wiki page is featuring images and links to the audio/video Elluminate files for the student and teacher summits for the Flat Classroom Project 2007.

Added by Julie Lindsay on December 9, 2007 at 5:34am — No Comments

PLC run first Student Summit for 2007 Flat Classroom

Today John Turner and 3 of his students at PLC in Melbourne ran the first Student Summit for the Flat Classroom Project 2007.



Here are John's comments:



What a blast - 3 of my students presented through Elluminate this

morning [2 hrs ago]

Audience was only one but much appreciated - Donna a Year 7/8 teacher

in Georgia [many thanks to Vicki for this]

Students found it an experience both information [presenting to a Web

2 world] and empowering…
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Added by Julie Lindsay on December 1, 2007 at 7:03am — 1 Comment

Please Vote for the Horizon Project today!

Horizon Project nominated for Edublog Award



We are proud to announce that the sister project of the Flat Classroom Project, the Horizon Project, has been nominated for an Edublogger Award for the 'Best educational wiki' for 2007. This is very exciting!



You too can vote for us! Go to http://edublogawards.com/2007/best-educational-wiki-2007/ and vote for the… Continue

Added by Julie Lindsay on November 28, 2007 at 7:12pm — No Comments

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