Going Global in Your Classroom

Location: Room Tower View Lobby, Table 42

Participate and share

[Participate and share : Poster]

Sunday, June 25, 7:00–8:30 pm
Location: Room Tower View Lobby, Table 42

Carol McLaughlin   Vickie Morgado  
This poster session will share resources, tools, and ideas of how to go global in your classroom. We will share our experiences as classroom teachers with specific lessons and examples. We will also provide a list of global projects that you can join when you get back to your classroom!

Skill level: Beginner
Attendee devices: Devices useful
Attendee device specification: Smartphone: Android, iOS, Windows
Laptop: PC, Chromebook, Mac
Tablet: Android, iOS, Windows
Focus: Digital age teaching & learning
Topic: Innovative learning environments
Grade level: PK-12
ISTE Standards: Teachers : Design and develop digital age learning experiences and assessments
Teachers : Facilitate and inspire student learning and creativity
Teachers : Model digital age work and learning
Additional detail: Global Collaboration strand session

Digital tote resources

Proposal summary

Purpose & objective

objectives include the following in that attendees will:-
• Discover and try out some free tools that enable collaboration on a global scale
• Explore online sites and spaces where educators can find others to connect with
• Gain an understanding of the power of collaborating globally with other educators/students and hear some specific examples of lessons and ideas we have used in our experience as educators
• Take away resources and ideas to help implemented in your classroom tomorrow
• Learn of simple projects to be involved in through to some more complex ones.


We will showcase examples and provide resources electronically through our poster session demonstrating how to get started. We will also provide a list of Global Projects that participants can join: Global Read Aloud, Global Cardboard Challenge, Global Math Tasks, Global Blogging Challenge, etc. We will explore tools based on the needs and interests of participants.

Supporting research

Julie Linsday The Global Educator http://thegloblaleducator.net


From Lone wolf to Hunting with the Pack--Becoming a Globally Connected Educator (C. Kempy) http://mrkempnz.com/2014/07/from-lone-wolf-to-hunting-with-the-pack-becoming-a-globally-connected-educator.html

Silvia Tolisano (August 14, 2014). BLC 2014- Global Pedagogy, Not Just a Project. Retrieved from http://www.techlearning.com/Default.aspx?tabid=67&entryid=8112#sthash.jupmU9W2.dpuf


Connected from the Start by Kathy Cassidy



Carol McLaughlin, Hoover City Schools

Carol has been an elementary educator in the primary grades for 26 years. She holds a Masters Degree and a National Board Certification. She has presented in various school districts. Carol was a PBS 2016 Digital Innovator and also serves as the moderator for #2ndchat. Carol believes this is the best time to be a teacher and a student with the integration of technology to expand the classroom globally and to display learning in new and exciting ways. She believes that student choice is vital to creating a love of learning.

Vickie Morgado, Ontario Teacher, OCT DPCDSB

Vickie has been an elementary educator in Ontario, Canada for 16 years. She has taught multiple grades and worked as a technology coach. Vickie believes in empowering her students to take charge of their learning to create positive change in the world becoming agents of change. She holds a Masters of Education in Curriculum Studies from Brock University and has presented throughout southern Ontario at various conferences including BIT OAME and Connect as well as internationally at ISTE 2015. Vickie is a Microsoft Innovative Educator Expert (MIEE), Skype Master Teacher, and PioNear. She uses technology in her classroom to connects her students with the world.

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June 25-28, 2017

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