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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”
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Julie Lindsay (Bangladesh, Qatar, China) Vicki Davis (Camilla, GA)
Last year……. http://aweekinthelife11-1.flatclassroomproject.org/ – Over 300 students – 14 classrooms – South Korea, Canada, Qatar, USA http://aweekinthelife11-2.flatclassroomproject.org/ – Over 370 students – 22 Classrooms – Canada, Poland, China, South Korea, USA
Project Management AWL 12-1 Project Managers Toni Olivieri-Barton firstname.lastname@example.org@gmail.com Betsye Sargent email@example.com@phoenixschool.org LT Community Builders Donna Roman firstname.lastname@example.org@gmail.com Donna Esposito email@example.com@gmail.com LT Meetup Manager Tina Schmidt firstname.lastname@example.org@yahoo.com LT Multimedia Mentor Maureen Tumenas email@example.com@berkshirecountryday.org
Essential Questions Which Will Be Answered 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?
1. Do some research on a week in the life of children in your school around these topics: School time Languages & Clothing Housing & Transportation Leisure time Holidays & Celebration Environment
2. Collect multimedia and share with team members Multimedia choices: video, audio, slideshow, cartoons, etc. Share multimedia online via team wiki pages Discuss differences and similarities between multimedia
3. Complete a final project demonstrating your information to the rest of the group. Each classroom will be responsible to assemble a number of team projects Upload finished projects to the wiki View all the group projects and compare and contrast the results.
Do you think the final project should be individual or group?
Workflow AWL 12-1 – Part 1 Multimedia Collection Wiki, EdmodoSharing raw multimedia Team Formation EdmodoOrganize by Teams In Teams, individual handshake Classroom Handshake EdmodoJoin the AWL 12-1, Class Handshake, teachers’ comment, interact
Team Topics F LAT C LASSROOM T EAMS 2009 Team 1Team 2Team 3Team 4Team 5Team 6 School Time 1A1B1C1D1E1F Languages and Clothing 2A2B2C2D2E2F Housing and Transportation 3A3B3C3D3E3F Leisure Time 4A4B4C4D4E4F Food and Celebrations 5A5B5C5D5E5F Environment 6A6B6C6D6E6F TEAMS ‘A Week in the Life...’ Team Grid
AWL Teacher Admin Doc You have been invited to this – List of resources as reference – Add your details – class size, experience etc. – Newbies and veterans sections – https://docs.google.com/document/d/1kHsxHrPzr p4BD4AGTpofarDXcbKRP2MQ9OUHBKwmPi8/edit https://docs.google.com/document/d/1kHsxHrPzr p4BD4AGTpofarDXcbKRP2MQ9OUHBKwmPi8/edit
Should Already Have: Fill in the online billing form Join the wikispaces Join the Teacher Google Group Joined the Ning Joined the AWL 12-1 on the Ning
Adding School on Wiki All Teachers will need to join the wiki Add their school on the home page with – Their school logo – A time stamp from clocklink.com – A school photograph of students or the school
Before Next Meeting AS A TEACHER 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!
Before Next Meeting WITH STUDENTS Work on a Classroom Handshake to share on Edmodo Classroom to Classroom Handshake – Skype: http://skype.com orhttp://skype.com – Eyejot: http://eyejot.comhttp://eyejot.com
Project Workflow Online Teacher Information Meeting: February 28 Classroom Handshake and Team formation: March 1-15 Student Handshake (by team) and Project Discussions: March 15-April 15 Multimedia Collection and Sharing: April 15-30 Media Collation and Product Development: May 1-15 Celebration, Summits and Reflections: May 15- June 1