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With over 550 participants from 36 countries, the 21st Century Learning Conference is the event of choice for those who want to come together to learn, share and discuss current & emerging topics in education. With a strong focus on the impact of technology on learning and teaching, the event blends together inspirational keynotes, practitioner led workshop sessions, plus fun professional sharing and networking opportunities.

 

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Friday, March 10 • 09:05 - 12:35
Engaging Students in a Globally Connected Classroom
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In this session we will be exploring the aspects of 21st Century learning and what makes a connected educator. We will be hearing the story of Craig’s journey to becoming a globally connected educator and find out the avenues that really matter in Education.

In this workshop we will look at specific examples of how to become globally connected. We will be talking with some education thought leaders via Skype and investigate ways to break down the 4 walls of our classroom to make our classroom more global. We will play a game of Mystery Skype and learn ways to bring experts and other learners into our classroom via the latest online technology.

We will explore Twitter, Facebook, Pinterest, LinkedIn, Instagram, YouTube and Google+ and discuss how these can be utilised as educators to connect and engage in exciting learning opportunities.

Craig will also provide pointers on how to ensure that you develop an appropriate professional profile on social networks. He will also discuss issues around online safety and usage protocols in the event that you plan to use social media with your students.

You will leave this session with practical strategies on how to integrate social media into your professional development toolkit and practical ideas to use in the classroom to break down the 4 walls and engage your students in global learning.

Suitable for educators from Pre-K – High School who are looking to break down the 4 walls of their classroom and engage their students in learning

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Friday March 10, 2017 09:05 - 12:35
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