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    Flat Classroom Workshop at Boston University
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    What is a Flat Classroom?
    The concept of a 'flat classroom' came originally from David Warlick (we think!). It is based on the constructivist principle of a multi-modal learning environment that is student-centered and a level playing field for teacher to student and student to teacher interaction.
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    The classroom was flattened because many barriers were broken down between kids across the United States. These kids were able to comment at a time convenient to them. Students were then allowed to see varying perspectives from around the world.
    Who did the students in the classroom work with?
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    other states. Below is a list of participating classrooms
    Participating Teachers:
    Mr. Mayo 8th grade English teacher (Maryland, USA)
    Mrs. Drexler 3rd grade teacher (Florida, USA)
    Mr. Moses (Las Vega, USA)
    Mrs. Morgan (World History class, Fredericksburg, Virginia)
    Ms. Gilcher (10th Grade English, Naples, FL)
    Mr. Hodgson, sixth grade, Southampton, Massachusetts, USA
    Mr. Woessner, 6th and 7th grade (St. Louis, MO, USA)
    Ms. Fruhling, 6th Grade Humanities (Suffern Middle School, NY)
    Ms. Jaffe, 6th Grade Humanities (Suffern Middle School, NY)
    South Paris Collaborative, Mrs. Parisi and Ms. Southard, 5th Grade Class (Long Island, NY, USA)
    Mrs. Osteen, 6th grade English (Norcross, GA)
    Ms. Laufenberg, 7th-8th Grade, Social Studies, Mount Elden Middle School, Flagstaff, AZ
    Ms. Toto, 11th and 12th Grade Social Studies, Upper Merion Area High School, King of Prussia, PA
    Stelzner 8th grade English teacher, Maryland
    Mrs. Vicki Davis, 9th Grade Computer Fundamentals, 10th Computer Science, Westwood Schools (Camilla, GA USA)
    Mrs. Kate Densmore, 7th Grade World Geography, Lewis-Palmer Middle School, Monument, Colorado USA

    Ideas for Similar Projects
    The idea I get is to post a current event and have students from across the world give their viewpoint on the topic.
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    Write an open letter to leaders in your country to make a case for government support of international efforts in Darfur.
    Below is an example of the voicethread they used
    http://ed.voicethread.com/share/62276/
    How was the Classroom Flattened
    The classroom was flattened because many barriers were broken down between kids across the United States. These kids were able to comment at a time convenient to them. Students were then allowed to see varying perspectives from around the world.
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    (If you have time, you may listen to an excerpt of Peggy's presentation at NECC this year.)
    What Did Students Do participate in a redo of the trial
    The students had to read the novel!
    How was the Classroom Flattened
    In looking at the project based on Mice and Men the students from other parts of the world took on the parts of the characters from the story of Mice and Men.
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    Write an open letter to Omar al-Bashir pleading your case for the Darfur region of Sudan.
    Write an open letter to leaders in your country to make a case for government support of international efforts in Darfur.
    Below is an example of the voicethread they used
    http://ed.voicethread.com/share/62276/

    How was the Classroom Flattened
    The classroom was flattened because many barriers were broken down between kids across the United States. These kids were able to comment at a time convenient to them. Students were then allowed to see varying perspectives from around the world.
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    Digiteen Ning
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    began with 'Digital Citizenship in Schools' by Mike Ribble and Gerald Bailey. They utilized the objectives, responsibilities, and tools to create a flat classroom.
    How was the Classroom Flattened
    Who did the students in the classroom work with?
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    Write an open letter to leaders in your country to make a case for government support of international efforts in Darfur.
    How was the Classroom Flattened
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    across the world.United States. These kids
    Who did the students in the classroom work with?
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    I get from the WIKI link is to
    Bonus:
    Communication Methods Used
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    Digiteen Ning
    What Did Students Do
    They entered the digital world making it their classroom. They researched and formulated a definition of the Digital Citizenship. They began with
    How was the Classroom Flattened
    Who did the students in the classroom work with?
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    very active.
    They were asked to respond to the following prompts.
    If you could visit the camps in Chad and sit down one-on-one with a refugee who is your age, how would you explain what you or others are doing in your country to spread awareness and make a difference?
    Write an open letter to Omar al-Bashir pleading your case for the Darfur region of Sudan.
    Write an open letter to leaders in your country to make a case for government support of international efforts in Darfur.

    How was the Classroom Flattened
    On the WIKI link the classroom was flattened because many barriers were broken down between kids across the world. These kids were able to comment at a time convenient to them. Students were then allowed to see varying perspectives from around the world.
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    Who did the students in the classroom work with?
    Ideas for Similar Projects
    Certainly this format can be translated to other novels, but this would also work for debates or recreating famous court cases.
    Communication Methods Used
    Asychronous
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