Announcements:

Eight ISA students were recognized with awards for their videos as part of the Flat Classroom Project Awards Ceremony on Dec. 16, 2010:
1st Place Awards: Connor M, Zeb P, and Emily J
2nd Place Awards: Keely W and Talia H
3rd Place Award: Liz A
Honorable Mention: Chris G and Chris P
Congratulations to all!

The award-winning videos are highlighted here in a Flat Classroom Project 2010 Videos playlist.




20 ISA students, 3 professional presentations, 1 amazing week!
In November of 2010, students created and delivered three professional presentations to share their experiences in the NetGenEd Project and the Flat Classroom Project with fellow students, educators, and other interested audience members around the globe!

On Nov. 12 Connor, Helena, Talia, Mia, and Ms. Moorman presented The World is Flat and Your Classroom Can Be Too: Learning and Teaching with Global Peers in the Flat ClassroomTM Project at the Coalition of Essential Schools Fall Forum in San Francisco, California (Twitter/Social Media hashtag: #FF2010). Their session was well-attended and enthusiastically received by the participants. The presentation materials are all available here on the CES Fall Forum page of this wiki.

Global Education Conference
Global Education Conference

On Nov. 18 at 9:00 AM USA/Central (3:00 PM GMT) all 16 students in the 1st and 2nd period Global Leadership classes presented their Student Summit as part of the Global EducationConference that took place Nov. 15-19 (Twitter/Social Media hashtag: #GlobalEd10). They answered lots of thoughtful questions from the audience, and you can see a recording of their presentation being archived by Elluminate.

On Nov. 18 at 7:00 PM USA/Central (1:00 AM GMT) Catherine, Edward, Scott, and Ms. Moorman also presented 21st Century Literacy and Global Competencies Flourish in the Flat ClassroomTM Project as part of the Global Education Conference. They were very pleased to have a small but interested virtual audience, and a recording of their session is available from Elluminate.



Alix Rowe (ISA class of 2009) was named a winner of the NetGenEducation Challenge
One of her three prizes is a webinar with Don Tapscott for her and her school!
Stay tuned for more announcements about that event.
Congratulations, Alix!!!

Eight out of 23 awards went to ISA students in the NetGenEd Awards Ceremony held on June 2, 2010!
1st Place Awards: Sarah M, Katherine C, and Emily Y
3rd Place Awards: Krysta M and Alix R
Honorable Mention: Lara M, Zane R, and Daniel M
All the videos created by ISA students can be found on the Grown Up Digital Ning under Videos tagged ISA .
The award-winning videos are highlighted here in the NetGenEd2010 Videos playlist below.


A recording of the awards ceremony (slides below) is available on the NetGenEd Awards page.


Our class was featured in the "I am North East" column of the May 2010 North East Notes (employee newsletter)


The students' six-word stories about "My Digital Life" were posted on the official PBS Frontline: Digital Nation website (click the green frogs)


Ms. Moorman won 2nd Place and a Teacher's Choice award in the PBS Teachers - Innovation Awards contest, for her video about our Digital Nation lessons