Create the Future Team Template

Team members add names here: Mike Mural (YIS), Donna Saito (YIS), Allan Tsuda (TIS) and Michael Ng (TIS)

Reflection and discussion

Use the discussion tab to post reflections and comments on plenary sessions and other events during the workshop. We encourage you also to comment on each others reflections, including those in other teams, and foster meaningful conversations to support the curriculum development project challenge.

Technology can support learning but a teacher's guidance is essential to scaffold students' learning effectively using technology.

Project Challenge

Based on the topics discussed during the workshop, your TEAM CHALLENGE is to develop, pitch, refine and present an idea for a classroom collaboration. Use this template to collect and synthesize ideas. You may also choose to use the Understanding by Design Unit Template

Project Title:
Participants level/age:
Curriculum focus:
Learning outcomes:

'Seven Steps to Flatten Your Classroom' - Essential objectives for global collaboration

Use this list as a template for brainstorming and creating your project

In what way will classrooms connect globally? (Tools and expectations)

What are the modes of communication? Synchronous? Asynchronous? (Tools and expectations)

What do you and your students need to know to be reliable and responsible online learners? What do you need to prepare to complete a classroom collaboration?

How will the classrooms work together? What are the parameters of the project? (Tools and expectations). How will contribution be encouraged and monitored (Tools and expectations)

What choices will learners have to accommodate different learning styles and abilities?

What are the expected outcomes from the joint knowledge creation and sharing activities?

How will the project and collaboration be celebrated and shared at its conclusion?

Final Team Product