Do you enjoy meeting teachers around the world?
Are you interested in global education or global collaboration?
Have you heard about global projects, but don’t know where to start?
Would you like your students to have opportunities to practice their language skills with authentic speakers?
Are you on Twitter?
If you answered YES to any of these questions, why not join us for the the monthly #globalclassroom Twitter chats in 2012?
How It All Began …
The monthly #globalclassroom chats were born out of the Global Classroom Project: 2011-12, and first ran in November 2011. Proving to be the first of their kind, the chats generated significant excitement in the #globaled community; and covered topics relating to global collaboration in education, ICT, and authentic cultural connections. You can find our archives here.
The unexpected interest in a global education / collaboration themed chat forced a rethink of our chat times, which were (and perhaps still are) very American-centric. Over the course of 2012, we hope to enable teachers around the world to connect, share, learn and collaborate globally via our Twitter chats.
We appreciate YOUR suggestions & support!
The #globalclassroom Twitter chat is a work in progress, and we’d sincerely appreciate YOUR feedback and suggestions for future topics. We are also keen to involve guest moderators from the #globaled community. If please leave your details here if interested!
Chat Details – January 2012:
January 2012 marks our inaugural Asia / Australia chat – which runs on a Sunday afternoon / evening in Asia & Australia; and in the morning in Europe. If you’re online in Europe at that time, you’re more than welcome to join in!
Our January 2012 Topic is: "Creating authentic opportunities for students to talk, share, learn..."
January 14 / 15
Take a look at our GlobalTeenagers project, with a focus on making teenagers "globalwise" world citizens. It is also an extraordinary opportunity for teachers to transform their efforts from preaching to the lot into guiding the individual.
Please also see our Facebook group Self-reliant Learning