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Distance Collaborations

A group for educators to talk about ideas, ask questions, share success stories, and actually plan for collaboration between schools.

Members: 629
Latest Activity: Apr 22, 2018

Collaborating for REAL Student Improvements!

As you visit/join this Distance Collaborations Group, you may want to give a few stats about yourself and your education position to let new/old group members know how they can collaborate with you.

Additionally, here's a terrific project where high school and college students can collaborate locally AND globally. There are infinite possibilities out there!

Discussion Forum

Collaboration Anyone?

Started by Millis High School. Last reply by Alicia Most Apr 5, 2017. 6 Replies

Web Collaboration with Pre-service Teachers

Started by Kimberly McCollum. Last reply by nathalie ettzevoglou Oct 14, 2012. 1 Reply

MDGs? (millenium development goals)

Started by Jill Sloan. Last reply by Marie Kanke Sep 15, 2012. 1 Reply

Bald Eagle Online Collaboration Project

Started by Aaron Maurer. Last reply by Thomas Stanley Aug 28, 2012. 1 Reply

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Comment by andrew bendelow on November 25, 2009 at 9:12am
Professor Cobb,
Would your class be interested in working with my high school sophomores at our suburban Chicago school, part of a K-12 district? We would be interested in digital story-telling and distance collaboration, and I and my fellow teachers would be willing to explore working with your grad students on the development of online curricula. We have a workspace already http://wiki-land.wikispaces.com , but we could be doing more distance collaboration with it.
Thank you for your consideration,
andrew
Comment by Dr. Aries Cobb, ITDE on November 25, 2009 at 7:21am
Dear Bob,

Thank you.
Can we meet in Dimdim on December 9, 2009 at 7:00 p.m. eastern standard time? We can prepare for our panel discussion. Please let me know if this works for you. Thank you again.
Sincerely,
Aries Cobb
Comment by Bob Zenhausern on November 25, 2009 at 6:36am
Aries, I have spoken to Khalil Zakari who is the spokeman for the Ed-Links Morocco ning. http://ed-links-morocco.ning.com about locating teachers who are interested in collaborating with other teachers or collaborating with your grad students.

Sign onto the Ed-links Morocco and say hello to Khalil.
Comment by Dr. Aries Cobb, ITDE on November 25, 2009 at 5:54am
Hello Bob,
Yes. Of course I am interested in connecting with a class from Morocco. I have eight graduate students that are all educational technology majors. We are interested in working with students grade K-12 or higher education In the course we can collaborate on projects such as digital story telling, website development, e-Portfolio, and etc.
Comment by Bob Zenhausern on November 24, 2009 at 7:27pm
Are you interested in connecting your class to students in Morocco? Send me information on your class and what kind of students you would like for any collaboration and I can put you in contact with teachers in Morocco.

drz@enabling.org www.enabling.org www.educationalsynthesis.org
Comment by Jamie on November 16, 2009 at 4:19pm
Hi There
I am an educator with 36 years of experience under my belt. I started as an art teacher and I am now the Head of Visual and Media art at Crescent School in Toronto Canada. For the past eight years I have been taking students to South Africa where we work with a school called the Get Ahead Project or GAP.

What I am looking for is someone who has experience in connecting students on a global scale.

I do use iEarn in my class in Canada and was wondering if there are any other web based groups you know of.

http://iearn.org/
Comment by Dr. Aries Cobb, ITDE on November 15, 2009 at 7:22pm
Dear Dr. Oates,

Thank you. Would you be interested in facilitating a webinar in the spring, as well? I am sure that my graduate students will enjoy your expertise. I will check my calendar but I am sure that I can attend on of the webinars that you list. I look forward to working with you.

Thank you.

Sincerely,
Aries Cobb
Comment by Dr. Rita Oates on November 15, 2009 at 11:50am
Hi, Aries,
If you "join" the ePals Global Community and contribute a profile (of your spring class), then you can come into the community and try to find another teacher ed class to collaborate with....or a K12 class if that is your wish. If you wanted to search for classrooms in other places with interactive video as well as web-based email, that would be awesome.
I'm doing some webinars to introduce the ePals global community and also SchoolMail....our free teacher-monitored email system.
Here are the times/dates of future ones:
(all Eastern Standard time)
3:15 p.m., Monday, Nov. 16
4 p.m. Monday, Nov. 23
4:15 p.m. Wed., Dec. 2
3:15 p.m. Wed., Dec. 9
4:30 p.m. Thurs., Dec. 10

If you would want another date and time, please let me know!
Best, Rita
Comment by Dr. Aries Cobb, ITDE on November 9, 2009 at 2:51am
Hello All!
My name is Aries Cobb and I am an Assistant Professor at Baldwin-Wallace College. In the Spring I will teach a course entitled EDU 518: Emerging On-line Classroom: Web-based Classroom and Interactive Video. I am looking for a K-12 classroom and or higher education course that would like to collaborate with us.
Comment by Annia braiser on November 5, 2009 at 3:50pm
I believe that the people who deny the concept of the distance learning as a viable source of learning must look into the numerous advantages it provides. In this age, when people are moving towards the technological advancements, online education is a very constructive step as online degree programs will generally provide more freedom to the students than traditional schools degree programs in terms of that online schools or colleges offer an online curriculum and give students the chance to work on their own from anywhere in the world, all they need is a computer and an internet connection.

More over due to the economic recession experienced through out the world and every day increment in the number of lay offs, the increased unemployment has diverted people back to education. Today education is all that counts, long gone the days when experience alone and many years of work in a field or company could somehow take you to the top of the ladder. That is why even employed people are seeking education through distance learning, so that they could get advance degrees while pursuing their jobs, to get promoted to higher posts in the organization they are working for
 

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