NOTE: This is an asynchronous project taking place over several days. Make sure to check out our Google calendar in your time zone for details.
Start: Thursday, September 21, 2017 2:00 PM
End: Thursday, September 21, 2017 3:00 PM
Duration: 1 hour
Their timezone: US/Eastern
Their start time: Thursday, September 21, 2017 3:00 PM
Their end time: Thursday, September 21, 2017 4:00 PM
Title of event/project:
Classroom Conversations with the World
**Participants should go to this link to start the project.
URL to project/event starting point:**
During the event, participating teachers and students from around the world will navigate the event VoiceThread to simulate participation in our Classroom Conversations with the World program, sharing documents and conversing electronically about the theme, 'Water Around Us.' Along the way, we will show you how to use VoiceThread to share multimedia content and facilitate online conversations with global partners, and we will provide detailed information about participating in and registering for the Classroom Conversations with the World program.
Project/event directions for participation:
1. Go to http://www.oneworldclassrooms.org/global-collaboration-day/.
2. Use the link on the event page to sign up to access the event's VoiceThread.
3. Follow the instructions on the event page to navigate and participate in the VoiceThread.
This event can be categorized as a:
Asynchronous Collaborative Short Term Project, Guided Virtual Tour, Informational Session
This event is intended for the following audience(s):
primary grade students (5-10), intermediate grade students (10-13), secondary grade students (14-19), teachers, administrators, parents, organization leaders
Primary language(s) to be spoken at this event:
Contact First Name:
Contact Last Name:
Contact Twitter Handle:
Host school or organization:
Host School or Organization Website URL:
Host Location and Time Zone (UTC):
Boston, USA, Eastern Time Zone, UTC-4
This event is organized by:
A non-profit organization
Optional field for additional pertinent information:
This event takes place in a VoiceThread. The event calendar lists the event time as 3:00 PM on Thursday, September 21; however, because VoiceThread is asynchronous, teachers and students may participate ANY TIME. We are expecting participants from multiple countries, including Indonesia, Romania, China, South Africa, Uganda, Ghana and others.
Make sure to check out these events in YOUR TIME ZONE using our customized Google calendars. Scroll down to the bottom of this webpage and click on your time zone.
Lucy Gray & Steve Hargadon
We are the organizers of Global Collaboration Day. Visit our main site!