• Blogging
  • My Journey with Global Collaboration

    Bright Ideas is a blog by the School Library Association of Victoria and the State Library of Victoria. Rachel from Bright Ideas recently asked if I’d share with readers how I got involved in global collaboration and I was only too happy to help. Hopefully, together we can inspire more teachers to make connections globally […]

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  • Goals for 2011

    The school year begins for us in Victoria, Australia in a few weeks time. 2010 was a steep learning curve for me; I started to do a lot of things differently and this has influenced how I plan to approach the 2011 school year. I am again teaching Grade Two and, like 2010, I will […]

  • Collaboration
  • Global Education Conference Presentation

    This week (Thursday/Friday), Linda Yollis will be presenting about our Ugandan Global Project at the Global Education Conference. This is a free online conference for anyone around the world. The session is held in Elluminate. The goal of the conference is to help everyone make connections with other educators and students in order to increase […]

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  • Ugandan Global Project: Part Two

    Last week, I blogged about the Ugandan Global Project which we launched today. Read the Part One post here. Mrs Yollis and her students made this fantastic video to launch the project. Mission To raise the social conscience and global awareness of our students through fundraising for The ABC Divine Foundation Primary School in Mutundwe, […]

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  • Ugandan Global Project: Part One

    The school holidays are almost over here in Victoria and on Monday I’m launching an exciting new global project. As I have previously blogged about, I have found global projects to be one of the richest ways to use technology in the classroom. My class has collaborated globally with others both informally and in a […]

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  • Global Collaborative Projects

    One of the richest ways you can use technology in the classroom is to collaborate globally. I am becoming a big fan of global collaborations and the projects my Grade Two students work on are proving to be powerful learning experiences. Global collaboration provides authentic learning opportunities that help students learn about another culture while […]

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  • Blogging: Collaboration Corner

    As I have previously blogged about, the global connections that my class has made through our 2KM Blog have been extremely rewarding. This is the second year of the 2KM Blog and in that time we have had many global visitors, some of who have become “blogging buddies.” One relationship my class formed throughout last […]