Globally ConnectED: Expanding the Walls of Your Classroom
Explore and create : Creation lab
Sallee Clark Alberto Herraez Velazquez Mario Herraez Velazquez Jeni Long
Expand the walls of your classroom with global learning opportunities. Learn how to connect your classroom with educators from around the world, create student-to-student learning opportunities and bring experts into your class. Leave this session with globally minded lesson ideas and a plan to become globally connected.
|Audience:||Curriculum/district specialists, Teachers, Coaches|
|Attendee devices:||Devices useful|
|Attendee device specification:||Smartphone: Android, iOS, Windows
Laptop: Chromebook, Mac, PC
Tablet: iOS, Windows, Android
|Participant accounts, software and other materials:||Microsoft Teams
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|Disclosure:||The submitter of this session has been supported by a company whose product is being included in the session|
|Influencer Disclosure:||This session includes a presenter that indicated a “material connection” to a brand that includes a personal, family or employment relationship, or a financial relationship. See individual speaker menu for disclosure information.|
The purpose and objective of this workshop is for participants to learn about global collaboration opportunities, how to plan for these projects, and how to connect their classroom with the world.
Through attending this session participants will learn:
1) five different ways to collaborate with classrooms and experts around the world (classroom to classroom virtual connections, expert connections, virtual field trips, student to student projects, on-going student to student video communication)
2) how to plan for global collaboration
3) how to connect with classrooms and experts around the world
Through attending this session participants will receive:
1) hands on experience
2) curated collection of resources
3) lesson plan template
4) tips for successful collaboration projects
5) initial contact with globally connection
1) Participants will see the importance of global connections and be introduced to 5 different types of global learning experiences. They will see examples from each experience & learn about the skills gained by students through these experiences.
2) Participants will then engage in a station rotation to experience three different types of collaboration projects. (classroom to classroom virtual connection, student to student collaborative project, on-going student to student video communication)
3) Attendees will explore resources & lesson plans for global connections. They will make initial contact with global educators, experts, or classrooms for a collaborative project.
4) Participants will learn our top tips for a successful global collaborative project. We will discuss pre-planning, timing, technology for collaboration, and student expectations.
5) Participants will begin planning their first global collaboration project with a provided lesson template.
Alberto was born and raised in Salamanca, Spain and came to Utah several years ago on a scholarship to teach. He graduated from the University of Valladolid with a Bachelors in Education and attended the University of Utah where he graduated with a Masters in Education. Currently, Alberto is teaching 6th grade at Canyon Creek Elementary School in Farmington where his students are part of the Spanish/English Immersion program. Mr. Herraez is a Microsoft Master Trainer and trains teachers within his district and around the world. He has presented in many conferences such as TCEA, NCCE, UCET and many local and national events.
Mario was born and raised in Salamanca, Spain and came to Utah several years ago on a scholarship to teach. He graduated from the University of Valladolid with a Bachelors in Education. After coming to Utah and starting his teaching career, Mario attended the University of Utah where he graduated with a Masters in Education. Currently, Mario is teaching 6th grade at Canyon Creek Elementary School in Farmington where his students are part of the Spanish/English Immersion program. Mario is a heavy user of technology, and he enjoys sharing his passion with the students at Canyon Creek Elementary.