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Thursday, May 21 • 12:15pm - 1:15pm
Global Learning for the 21st Century

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Daunted by the prospect of connecting with schools in other countries? Newbies to global learning will share their process and experiences with Google Hangout, Google Communities, and Twitter. The first half of the presentation focuses on a Grade 5-6 collaborative project with students in Mexico and France to study food/water and economic issues. In the second half, learn how Grade 1-2 students shared monarch butterfly facts with Mexico City students and questioned experts through Twitter to make simple web fliers using Smores.

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avatar for Sharon Hayes

Sharon Hayes

Library media specialist/tech integrationist, Folsom Education and Community Center
A book lover who is passionate about literature, learning and educational technology injected with a heavy dose of TPACK! I love my K-8 students -- past and present -- at Folsom School. And, tennis -- here's to a life with a forehand or backhand winner from the baseline!
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Tom Nolan

Middle Grades Teacher, Folsom Community and Education Center
My name is Tom Nolan and I teach the Social Studies and Language Arts classes on the 5/6 Team at Folsom in South Hero, VT. I have a bachelor's degree in Political Economy and International Relations from The Evergreen State College in Olympia Washington, and a Master's degree in Middle Level Curriculum and Instruction from UVM. Before coming to Folsom, I worked with students in Chile, South Korea, and Burlington, Vermont. I am excited to come... Read More →


Thursday May 21, 2015 12:15pm - 1:15pm
Joyce 102

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