Creating global connections within an educational environment. Teaching, Learning and Technology Conference 2011. Tina Jarvis Pittsford Central School District [email protected] Creating global connections within an educational environment.
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Ever wonder what a one roomed schoolhouse might look like in a global village? Come spend three hours together where we can learn how to use certain tools along with an active internet connection to begin to connect our students on a global scale. Teachers will learn how to use ePals to make a global connection with teachers and students from around the world. Google Earth will be used to learn more about their connection classroom and their environment and geography. Teachers will then learn how to set up a learning environment in Moodle for the use of collaborating together through embedded multimedia, RSS feeds
and WIKI's. If a video conference connection is not a possibility because of varying time zones, then our teachers will be trained how to capture video using a Flip Camera
and embed this into their Moodle for a more authentic connection with their global peers.
Group one (sharing our planet environment)
-global warming-biodiversity and ecosystem losses-fisheries depletion-deforestation-water deficits-maritime safety and pollution
Group two (sharing our humanity) environment
-prevention-combating terrorism-education for all-global infectious diseases -digital divide -natural disaster prevention and mitigation
Group three (sharing our rule book) environment
-biotechnology rules-global financial architecture-illegal drugs-trade-investment-competition rules-intellectual property rights-e-commerce rules- international labor and migration rules
My Home environment
My Email environment
My Forums environment
Manage Forums environment
Instant Translation environment
My Files environment
My Chat environment
Admin Page environment
Student Log In environment
Web Links environment
USB Movie Camera environment
Windows Movie Maker