Dunedin Workshop

Agenda for the workshop

TakingITGlobal address: http://tigweb.org
TakingITGlobal NZ wiki: http://takingitglobalnz.wikispaces.com

First session: Getting familiar with the main TIG site

Intro to TIG presentation
1) Sign up as a TIG member and start building profile
2) Get a

Knowing what is available within TIG
1) Complete the TIG "scavenger hunt" by completing the tasks below

Second session: What TIG offers Educators

Overview of TIGed
1) Explore some of the curriculum resources within TIG linked to from within this wiki
2) Search the TIGed database for 1-2 activities that you could use with your class
3) Browse thematic classrooms

Virtual classroom tour
1) Visit an open classroom to see how it has been used
2) Join a demonstration classroom and try out some of the tools
3) Set up a demo classroom (optional)

Third session: Global Collaborations

Experiences with global collaborations
1) Share experiences from group related to global collaborations
2) Read best practices guide

Guidelines for global collaborations
1) Read through guidelines on the wiki
2) Discuss how global collaborations could enhance the work you are doing in your classroom/s

Tools for global collaborations
1) Look at other sites where you can also find collaboration partners.
2) Explore web 2.0 tools that help enhance collaboration

Finding collaborative partners
1) Brainstorm 1-3 specific project ideas
2) Decide on the timeframe and methods of collaboration
3) Identify 1-3 potential collaboration partners to contact
4) Build resources to support your collaboration

Evaluation of the Workshop