Kings of Collaboration
Listen and learn : Panel
Monday, June 25, 11:30 am–12:30 pm
Sean Forde Ralph Krauss Peter Paccone Janet Zanetis
Meet three educators devoted to connecting their students to people and places from around the world. Each covers a different grade level and interest focus, but all use powerful web-based tools that allow their students to interact with others in real time.
|Attendee devices:||Devices useful|
|Attendee device specification:||Laptop: Chromebook, Mac, PC
Tablet: Android, iOS, Windows
|Participant accounts, software and other materials:||None|
|Focus:||Digital age teaching & learning|
|Topic:||Communication and collaboration|
|Subject area:||Social studies, STEM/STEAM|
|ISTE Standards:||For Students:
|Additional detail:||ISTE author presentation, Session recorded for video-on-demand|
Attendees will learn how each of the panelists finds interesting parters, experts and classrooms to connect their students to for a face to face conversation. We will review the various social media tools they use to find partners as well as to celebrate their projects. We will learn about various communication technologies that these educators use to connect to others and experience a remote interaction during the discussion. Attendees will gain the knowledge and tools they need to begin their own collaborative projects.
Part I - Moderator introduces the Panelists (10 min) Overview of Global Collaborative Projects by Mali Bickley of Taking IT Global.
Part 2 - Each panelist will give a 10 minute overview about their schools, students and community. They will review how they got started in collaborative learning opportunities and cover some of the collaborative projects they have facilitated over the years.(30 min)
Part 3 - We will connect to a remote educator for their perspective on managing collaborative projects (10 min)
Part 4 - Q and A and discussion with attendees. (10 min)
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I am passionate about creating uniquely entertaining and inspirational events for our kids through technology. These events are used to educate and I describe as "Edutaining." I am excited to be able to share some of these Edutaining opportunities that our students at Pinecrest Academy of Nevada have been able to experience with CUE Nevada!
I am a San Marino High School social studies teacher with 30 years of teaching experience. I am also the KQED In the Classroom publications manager and a member of several teacher advisory committees (iCivics, Global Flipped Learning, PBS, Better Together California Teacher Summit, etc.). I write frequently for several education-related online publications and have given a TED-Talk style presentation at the 2015 and 2016 California Teachers Summit and at the 2016 and 2017 Arcadia Innovative Teacher Summit. I have also worked with TED to produce two TED-Ed Lessons/