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K-2 Building Bridges 13-2 Teacher meeting minutes and essential links will be added to this wiki as each project develops.
Meetings are to be added in reverse chronological order (blog style)

Meeting Template for each meeting:


Meeting Notes: 5/21/14

Link to SlideshowFuze Meeting Recording

Great discussion at the meeting tonight. Thank you everyone for all you have done to make this an amazing group.
  • Celebration
  • Closure
  • Sense of Accomplishment

How will you bring closure with your class?
How can you celebrate the accomplishments?
How can you celebrate the learning?


The unintentional learning that comes out of these global collaborations is varied and exciting to see!
Social media gives students voice and a real audience to collaborate with.
It builds relationships and offers an opportunity for speaking skills to be used.Global projects offer an opportunity for professional develop.Process and product are both part of the global project.K-2 benefit from the early exposure and modeling on global citizenship.

One of the projects is embedded on the wiki and hopefully the others will be added. Please share with your classes for reflection.

Please be sure to listen to the discussion through the recording. Excellent ideas on how classes have used the projects and what the students and staff have gained from the projects.

Appreciate all you do,Sandy

Meeting #8

5/8/14


Google Presentation Slides
Video Recording
  • Each group member reviewed where they were in the collaborative project
  • Group #1 - Celebrating Together - Link - They will be adding images/recordings
  • Group #2 - Sharing Stories - Link - Story has been writte and they will be adding images/recordings
  • Group #3 - Theresa started a voicethread based on "If You Give a Mouse a Cookie" Link - Other schools need to follow - please let me know if you need help with the Voicethread
Schools can respond to the slides through the comment on the presentation.

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These can be embedded through "publish". Cathy will send an embed code.



Meeting #7 Summary
5/1/14
Fuze Meeting linkPresentation Slides
  1. Each group had an opportunity to discuss their collaborative piece. There are a lot of exciting projects happening.
    • Group 1 : Celebrating Together - Emily Roth started a Google Presentation and this will be a growing project as classes add slides. They would like to allow for discussions and questions to classes since there will be greater diversity with the celebrations. Classes will be adding photos and recording to slides.
    • Group 2: Sharing Stories - The group is writing a story together so this again is a collabortive piece that will continue to grow. Classes can go back and add drawings that students have created to illustrate the story. The discussions have been happening through email.
    • Group 3: Theresa/Stephanie/Lindsay have started a Voicethread (http://voicethread.com/share/5716090/) "If you give a kindergartener a marker". They will continue to work develop the story and others will be able to add to this. Please let me know if you will need help with the Voicethread.
  2. Discussed changing the dates since more time will be needed. "Celebration/Reflection" will be extended May 15 - 28
  3. Shared how well the "View From Our Windows" went in the classrooms.
Thank you for those who were able to attend tonight.Excellent discussion and questions.
Appreciate all the work you are doing on these project

Meeting #6 - 4/17/14

What a great meeting. Thank you for coming and sharing your ideas.

Link to recording:http://bit.ly/1gEXZz5Link to presentation slides: http://bit.ly/1hQJZYi1. Members shared what they have completed for "View From Our Window". If you haven't added yours yet, here is the link from the wiki. If you have any questions on adding your project, be sure to ask Cathy or Sandy. Thank you for all the time you put into creating these creative ideas.2. Timeline
  • Online Teacher Information Meeting: before March 1
  • Classroom Handshake and Kick-off: March 1-15
  • Team Formation and Project Discussions: March 15-April 1
  • Projects to be started by April 1
  • Multimedia Collection and Sharing: April 1-15
  • Product Development and Co-Creation: April 15-30
  • Celebration, Summits and Reflections: May 1-15
3. Discussed the collaborative project for each of the groups. Be sure to let Cathy or Sandy know if you need help setting up the digital tool for this project or need help. Voicethread can be set up. The process is more important the final product. Try to think outside of the box when collaborating and allow the project to grow.

  • Group 1 - Celebrating Together (Google Presentation)
  • Group 2 -Sharing Stories (Google Presentation)
  • Group 3 - Sharing Stories
Thank you for all the work you have done. I know this is a busy time for each of you. Please let Cathy or myself know if you have questions or need help in anyway.



Meeting #5 Notes 4/3/14
Discussed:
1. Sharing handshakes with classrooms
2. View from our Window
  • This is an extension to the “handshake”. You can decide on what digital tool you would like to use for this. (Animoto, Voicethread, Storybird)
  • Try to collaborate this piece with others in your group
  • These will be posted on the wik
3. Timeline (this is approximate but try to stick to it if possible)
  • Online Teacher Information Meeting: before March 1
  • Classroom Handshake and Kick-off: March 1-15
  • Team Formation and Project Discussions: March 15-April 1
  • Projects to be started by April 1
  • Multimedia Collection and Sharing: April 1-15
  • Product Development and Co-Creation: April 15-30
  • Celebration, Summits and Reflections: May 1-15
4. It would be helpful if one person in each group would take charge of starting the discussion on how the collaborative piece will look. If you need help with collaborative tools like Voicethread, please let us know. Yvonne can also set these up for you.
5. There is a helpful map on the wiki that Cathy added
6. Master Class list with photos on Wiki
7. Press release is also found on the wiki for you to use or change for your needs

Meeting #4 Notes - 3/20/14

Great meeting tonight.
Meeting Recording: http://bit.ly/1j9NoTtPresentation Slides: http://bit.ly/1iIBKw0Link to Google Doc:
1. Reviewed used of Wiki - please let Cathy or Sandy know if you need help embedding you videos
2. Shared progress with handshakes and how they are being shared in classes
3. Reviewed timeline:


  • Online Teacher Information Meeting: before March 1
  • Classroom Handshake and Kick-off: March 1-15
  • Team Formation and Project Discussions: March 15-April 1
  • Projects to be started by April 1
  • Multimedia Collection and Sharing: April 1-15
  • Product Development and Co-Creation: April 15-30
  • Celebration, Summits and Reflections: May 1-15
4. Begin working on View From Your Window - Examples can be found here
5. A group email will be set up so you can begin communicating with others about your collaborative project and the direction you want to take with it6. Emily shared how she created a wall with photos of classes connected to a map7. Skype and Twitter handles will be shared on the google doc so you can connect with others


Meeting Notes Tues. 3/11/14

1. Discussed the handshake and the different options. Cathy shared that they worked on one using Animoto2. Discussed where to host the video (Youtube/TeacherTube) and the need to make sure you have permissions from parents. There are settings in Youtube (public, can find video through link, or needs a password)3. Be sure that you have requested to join the Wiki

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4. Sign up for a group on the Google Doc We will talk more about the topic but you can share your ideas on the form. Once we have the groups established, you can add the information to the wiki.
5. I will send out videos on how to edit the wiki
6. There is a map on the wiki that you can show students where the classes are located.
7. When the handshake is done, share with Sandy (wisneskis@ripon.k12.wi.us) your handshake link and I will add it to Symbaloo. Symbaloo has been embedded under handshakes on the Wiki. You can also embed it on the wiki with the widget if you would like. Try to finish the handshake up this week.
Thanks, everyone, for a great meeting. Please contact Cathy or myself if you have questions.

K-2 Building Bridges to Tomorrow 14-1 Meeting #2 Summary

Fuze Meeting link:http://bit.ly/1fDntuQ
Presentation link: http://bit.ly/1mR9X0L
Meeting Notes:
  1. Begin working on a handshake. This can be a video or an Imovie. Some teachers discussed the idea of creating a "mystery handshake" where the students would try to guess where they were located. When the video is done, Cathy and I will put the links together on Symbaloo which will be added to the Ning and Wiki.
  2. Discuss the project with your class. More resources on digital citizenship can be found at Commonsense Media.
  3. Check the Acceptable Use Policy for you school on using students in photos and videos.
  4. Cathy added a map to the wiki where the classes are located. Please let Cathy know if we missed a school.
Resources:
  • New teacher guide can be found here.
Livebinder Resource - please suggest ideas you would also like to see added

Feb 17/18 - Kick-Off
Meeting Note
Cathy (Lead Teacher) Sandy (Project Manager)Yvonne (All Project Coordinator)
First, some things to make sure you complete if you haven't already:

  1. Join the K-2 Flat Connections Ning (Important resources can be found on the Ning)
  2. Start to think about your handshake. I will send out more on this soon along with examples. This is your project so please use the tools you are comfortable with and ask questions when things come up. During the meeting there was discussion on where the handshakes will be posted. One idea was to create them on Symbaloo. This can be discussed more at the next meeting.
•Major outcome Part 1: A contribution to one of the team topics
•Major outcome Part 2: A View from the Window

Link to the slides from the meeting.Meeting recording is here.New teacher guide can be found here.


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