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‘A Week in the Life…’ 2012-1 A Flat Classroom® Project for Elementary School students Grades 3-5, age 8-10 While you are waiting, please go to “Tools”, “Audio” to test the “Audio Setup Wizard”
Introductions Insert a picture, your name and where you are from
Already Done Last Meeting Check list Fill in the Teacher admin doc. Post a pre-project teacher reflection on the teacher blog Join Edmodo as a teacher http://www.edmodo.com/http://www.edmodo.com/ Group: FCP AWL 12-1 Code: fbijrm Create a separate group for your class (optional) Do not add students yet!
Blog http://elementaryflatclassroom.wordpress.com/ Post over the next week pre-project ideas and organization challenges an introduction to you and your class. Login and PW are on the admin doc. remember to add your name as a Category
Forms for Permission Parent Information Letter Photo Permission Slip
Edmodo/Handshakes If you have not yet done your classroom handshake, review the ones already posted in Edmodo. Create a comment as a class for the handshake you watch. Brainstorm ways you can make your own handshake. Create your own handshake. Model Good Use of Edmodo as a Class Don’t want students using Edmodo until Teams Grids are finalized so most of the work will be in the SubGroup
Avatar Students need to add avatar unless they have permission to use photo. Avatars are fun to teach because you can teach that they should keep their identity private. What avatar ideas do you have?
Appropriate Usage of Edmodo Avatar should be school dress code. What happens if you see something that is not appropriate? Take a snapshot Delete the post Alert the teachers What is “not appropriate”? If a student asks “is this appropriate?” I always say no. In some cultures other things will be offensive.
Essential Questions What are the similarities and differences among children around the world? How can we connect with each other through our commonalities? How does your geography where you live impact your topic? Environment Food & Celebrations Leisure Time School Time Clothing & Language Housing & Transportation
Start the Discussion What does this category mean to you? What do you want to know about this category from a student that is in your group? How does your geography where you live impact your category? Environment Food & Celebrations Leisure Time School Time Clothing & Language Housing & Transportation
Work For Teachers Work on a Classroom Handshake to share on Edmodo Fill in Team Grids with teachers and students Review the Calendar
Working on WITH STUDENTS Work on a Classroom Handshake to share on Edmodo Avatar or Photo for use on Edmodo Start Discussions about Categories Classroom to Classroom Handshake Skype: http://skype.com orhttp://skype.com Eyejot: http://eyejot.comhttp://eyejot.com