Apps and Tools for the Global Educator

When: Tuesday 17th November at 4-5pm Melbourne Victoria time (gmt+112)

Where: The Global Education Conference Blackboard Collaborate room. Click on this link to join

About this session: The amazing global education conference is on over 4 days this week, spreading over 24 hours a day to cater for the global audience. Participants in this webinar will help crowd source some apps and tools that can be used in the increasingly global world of ours, where global education takes on an essential nature.

Global education means that different languages, cultures, religions etc can use technology to connect and learn from each other. What are the essentials for success? What tools and apps can we use to ensure engaged learning and understanding? Please join us and build a list to share with the world.

If you cannot join us, what tools and apps do you use on a global scale? Please add as a comment below.

Global Connections

This week’s Tech Talk Tuesday partners with the amazing Global Education Conference, allowing us to learn about the world with the world. The conference kicks of in the early hours of my Tuesday morning and goes for 5 days, 24/7 – a master feat with many presenters and participants from all corners of the world. Check out the conference program to find sessions you are interested in. They are recorded if the times do not suit.

When: Tuesday November 18th November, 4-4:45pm, Melbourne Australia time (gmt+11)

Where: Blackboard Collaborate – Click on this link to join the session or copy and paste this url into your browser https://sas.elluminate.com/d.jnlp?sid=2008350&password=GEC15Part199

About the session: This will be an unwebinar calling on participation from those who attend. The following questions will be virtually discussed using the chat, polls and the interactive whiteboard/

  1. Why is global education important?
  2. How can we learn about the world?
  3. How has technology had an impact on global education and connectedness?
  4. Which are the best tools for connecting, collaborating and communicating globally?
  5. Share some success stories?
  6. Nominate some global projects to get involved in.
  7. What are the challenges and how do we overcome them?
  8. Compile a list of online places to find people to connect with

Please bring an image that shares your culture or where you are from and any resources that you have found to be useful.

Tech Talk Tuesdays this week’s session

This week Tech Talk Tuesdays and eT@lking will partner with the Global Education 2010 conference . Tech Talk Tuesdays  will host Sue Wyatt, from Tasmania, Australia who is  the presenter on “The Blogging Challenge”. The session will start 15 minutes later than usual to fit in with the conference schedule. Therefore the starting time will be 4pm, Melbourne, Australia, gmt+11.

Learn how to connect your students and classes globally through this bi-annual blogging challenge. Those who are register for the Blogging Challenge take part in weekly activities to improve blogging and blogs, connect with other students/classes around the globe etc Themes may be local or global including eg BAD (Blog action day), and “One day on Earth”. Join other participants from around the world for this session. The link for this session will be provided on the Global Education 2010 site.

Here is the link to the session.