SIU, the international classroom

Engage in conversations across the world.
reating a global classroom 

Topics that will be covered

  1. How can you connect your classroom to the rest of the world?

Practical application 

  1. Explore these tools, Skype, Twitter and blog
  2. Choose one or two you want to try
  3. Further collaboration, comment on this post if you want to connect with another teacher at the workshop.

Websites to visit

  1. Skype in the classroom, you have to log on to use this.
  2. Twitter, you probably have an account, if not go here. TweetDeck is my choice.
  3. Blog, I use WordPress, start your blog here. Good advice “Starting or reflecting on a blog” Doug Peterson
  4. Visualize where your visitors are from with Clustrmaps or Revolvermap
  5. Want to find schools to work with – try Quadblogging
  6. Try eTwinning
  7. Make a presentation here MySimpleShow
  8. Hashtags to follow; #teacher  flippedclassroom,  #SkypeClassroom#mysteryskype

Examples of projects for your students

  1. How to spot fake news. Have your students comment on the Padlet and on the students’ blogs.
  2. Global challenges – climate change. Sharing their opinion on global warming and the climate. Have your students comment on the Padlet and on the students’ blogs
  3. Join the Kiva project and discuss challenges with starting up business in different parts of the world
  4. Letter to the Minister of Education. Compare the thoughts from the Norwegian students with how you think the schools should look like today.

Questions and concerns here 






  1. Tack för en mycket inspirerande workshop under SETT-dagene!
    Kjell Kranzberg
    Platengymnasiet (videregående skole) Motala, Sverige

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