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Thursday, July 28 • 12:45pm - 1:45pm
Going Global: Learning Together

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Tools such as classroom blogging, Skype calls and collaborative projects allow young learners to connect and learn from children who live far away. In addition, their classroom teachers can develop relationships that support their own learning. Come discover how you can connect and develop a classroom environment that spans time zones and empowers learners.


Attendees will become familiar with

  • A learning environment that connects classrooms to others around the world and expands learning opportunities.
  • Tools to communicate, connect and learn.
  • Setting up engaging and standards driven activities that involve learners in other locations.
  • The payoffs and the trade offs and what makes it work.



avatar for Kathy Cassidy

Kathy Cassidy

Grade One Teacher,
Kathy Cassidy is an award-winning Canadian first grade teacher who is passionate about literacy and about connecting her classroom with the world. Her students regularly learn from and with people and classrooms from around the world. | Kathy has a classroom blog and her students each have their own blogs which are digital portfolios reflecting their learning in all subject areas. These portfolios include images, video, podcasts and... Read More →
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Maria Knee

Kindergarten Teacher, Deerfield Community School
About Maria KneeKindergarten Teacher, Deerfield Community School, Deerfield, NH | | Maria Knee is an award winning New Hampshire educator who is passionate about teaching and learning. She continuously seeks ways to expand learning opportunities for her students and for herself. Maria teaches five and six year olds in her kindergarten classroom in Deerfield, New Hampshire. Through collaborative projects, a classroom blog, a... Read More →

Thursday July 28, 2011 12:45pm - 1:45pm
Berkeley/Clarendon - 2nd Floor

Attendees (45)