Distance Collaborations

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Distance Collaborations

A group for educators to talk about ideas, ask questions, share success stories, and actually plan for collaboration between schools.

Members: 629
Latest Activity: Apr 22, 2018

Collaborating for REAL Student Improvements!

As you visit/join this Distance Collaborations Group, you may want to give a few stats about yourself and your education position to let new/old group members know how they can collaborate with you.

Additionally, here's a terrific project where high school and college students can collaborate locally AND globally. There are infinite possibilities out there!

Discussion Forum

Collaboration Anyone?

Started by Millis High School. Last reply by Alicia Most Apr 5, 2017. 6 Replies

Web Collaboration with Pre-service Teachers

Started by Kimberly McCollum. Last reply by nathalie ettzevoglou Oct 14, 2012. 1 Reply

MDGs? (millenium development goals)

Started by Jill Sloan. Last reply by Marie Kanke Sep 15, 2012. 1 Reply

Bald Eagle Online Collaboration Project

Started by Aaron Maurer. Last reply by Thomas Stanley Aug 28, 2012. 1 Reply

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Comment by GoldStudent on June 20, 2011 at 7:00am
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Comment by Crystal Williamson on June 14, 2011 at 12:55pm
Hello all ... I was hoping for ideas on simply how to use distance collaboration in the classroom. I have used Skype personally but never in the classroom. I have registered with ePals in hopes to connect with students in a different part of the nation, continent, world ... but I was unsuccessful in finding a partner class last year. I would really like to use distance collaboration as a means for enhancing communication-- written and verbal. If anyone at all has suggestions for me, please let me know! I would love to get my students involved in this experience!
Comment by Hugo D Gunawan I on February 22, 2011 at 6:14am

Hi!

I'm looking for distance collaboration in form of video conference using skype and also web collaboration. My grade 6 is working on the central idea of the challenges faced by the children worldwide. If you are interested on the project, please contact me at hugo.gunawan@sekolahtunasmuda.com. Thank you!

Comment by Hugo D Gunawan I on January 23, 2011 at 8:47pm

Hi! Glad to be in the collaboration room!

My year 6 students are preparing their PYP exhibition. They are working on the transdisciplinary theme 'Media'. Some of them talking about peer pressure in media, good education for children, what's good entertainment for kids and some more (I need to digest the news). If you are interested to have  a collaboration by speaking out your children idea, please contact me and we can have the collaboration (Q&A) through YM or Skype. Thanks!

Comment by Josie D on January 18, 2011 at 11:29am

Sylvia Grace James,

I saw your posting and I am first grade teacher as well. I would love to try to set up a skpying session. My students truly love skyping. I have found that  students learning from each other has been a true honor to experience. Please let me know if you would interested in connecting our classrooms. Thanks and hope to hear from you!

 


Comment by Jack Strelec on November 5, 2010 at 1:20pm
Greetings. I am getting ready to start my second session of FACE IT-TRACE IT-ERASE IT. This project unites students form all over the world into research groups dedicated to solving the problems of the world.
Comment by Bob Zenhausern on November 4, 2010 at 8:59pm
Is anyone interested in a blog like interaction about living in the US and particularly New York City. I can walk around the city with my camera and show the less known as well as the more famous sights. I can answer questions from the students. Anyone interested send me email at drz@enabling.org.
Comment by Maureen Fortugno on November 1, 2010 at 2:54pm
Hi! I'm looking for teachers to join me in an Elluminate webinar to share experiences and ideas pertaining to distance collaboration. I will be hosting this webinar on November 10th 3pm to encourage teachers to make classroom to classroom connections. Please email me at mfortugno@gmail.com if you are interested in joining the conversation!
Comment by Aaron Maurer on October 15, 2010 at 5:32am
I have gifted classes in 4th and 5th grade that I teach all year. I also work with extension groups where I pull kids out units for 2-3 weeks at a time in grades 6,7,8. If you want to connect and create an online collaboration project please let me know and we can work something out. aarmau@gmail.com
Comment by Sylvia Grace James on October 15, 2010 at 5:20am
Hello! My name is Sylvia James and I'm a first grade teacher in Sweet Water, Alabama. I previously taught kindergarten for two years. This is my first year in first grade and I'm loving every minute of it!

I'm really excited about integrating global collaboration into my classroom. I'm interested in skyping with another first grade class from New York or anywhere in the North East. We would LOVE to link up with a class from Mexico or South America!
 

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