How does global collaboration benefit/impact students?
Create presentations using diff. Modes of delivery
Challenge themselves to bring the world into the classroom & vice versa
Experienced collaborators can mentor their peers who are just starting a project
What are best practices for global collaboration?
Step One: Develop Habits of Collaboration
Step Two: Go Local Before You Go Global (opens edged questions, simple collaboration project/challenge, use collaboration tools)
Step Three: Join Existing Global Projects
Step Four: Use Social Networks to Create Your Own Projects
Some existing projects and sites include: Challenge 20/20, The Global Read Aloud, The Global Virtual Classroom, and iEARN.
What are the preferred tools for global collaboration?
Skype for the classroom