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26 Jan 14

Trips and opportunities for teachers to learn more about the world and embed authentic experiences and contacts into their curriculum through organised educational tours.

19 Jul 13

My friend and Flat Classroom teacher Anne Mirtschin @murcha from Victoria, Australia writes a sincere and enlightened review about ISTE 2013.

06 May 13

ExamiNation is a short documentary film about the notorious South Korean college entrance exam, Sooneung (수능). Can one exam dictate a culture and lifestyle in a country?

27 Apr 13

Students of @ebrownorama share their experiences presenting virtually at the flat Classroom Conference, japan this year.

21 Mar 13

Thought provoking quad blog post about global awareness and digital citizenship from Flat Classroom Certified Teachers

08 Jan 13

Yong Zhao's new book in 2012 - "The book is about preparing global, creative, and entrepreneurial talents. It is my attempt to answer a number of pressing questions facing education today. These questions are exemplified by two new stories that have dominated the media recently, one around the Facebook IPO and the other the debt and jobs of college graduate"

28 Oct 12

The Our Day Project is a film that documents a day in the life of children around the world. Using pocket video cameras, hundreds of children document all the detail and colour of their day, giving us an incredible insight into childhood, in Australia and overseas.

11 Jun 11

"As you begin to explore the possibilities for cross-cultural interaction, global classroom projects, and new learning opportunities, several organizations and facilitators of online spaces can assist in your efforts. Many will actually facilitate these learning opportunities, while others are simply areas for you to connect and collaborate with other educators and students."

16 Oct 10

Survey results from Lucy Gray's invitation this week.
The survey can be found here: http://tinyurl.com/21stcenturyskillssurvey
To see the results of this survey, visit: http://tinyurl.com/21stcenturyskillssurveyresults

25 Sep 10

A website that shares topics, people and blog posts from all around the world. Great cultural insight into thoughts, facts and multimedia.

31 Jul 10

Glocalisation (or glocalization) is a portmanteau word of globalization and localization. By definition, the term “glocal” refers to the individual, group, division, unit, organisation, and community which is willing and able to “think globally and act locally.”

The term was popularized in the English-speaking world by the British sociologist Roland Robertson in the 1990s, the Canadian sociologists Keith Hampton and Barry Wellman in the late 1990s,[3] and Zygmunt Bauman. Hampton and Wellman have frequently used the term to refer to people who are actively involved in both local and wider-ranging activities of friendship, kinship and commerce. [4] Thomas L. Friedman in The World is Flat talks about how the Internet encourages glocalisation, such as encouraging people to make websites in their native languages. '"Glocal" also pops up as a plot motivator in the 2010 film Up in the Air when the career-ending counselors switch from in-person to videoconferencing terminations.
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