August 2019

Refresh, Reframe, Restart!

Whether it is back-to-school or back to your school week for you and your students, this is the perfect time to refresh, reframe, and restart your efforts at global collaboration.
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#ISTEGlobalPLN has an Instagram!

And we want your class and you to take it over! Follow us on Insta and find out how you can take it over and share the amazing things your students are doing!

Our first take over is with Jodie Deinhammer--follow her and us and see the fun that comes with global collaboration!!!

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Prepare students to stay safe, solve problems, and become a force for good.

You can register on their website (https://digcitcommit.org/), as well as follow along on Twitter with the hashtag #DigCitCommit.

#DigCitSummitCali in September

The Digital Citizenship Institute has a #DigCitSummitCali happening on September 21st and they will have a Spanish track to include as many people as possible.

This Summit is in collaboration with Monterey Bay CUE, and it's a great way to develop both your digital citizenship and global collaboration skills.

Register at http://bit.ly/DigCitCALIreg19.

Global Collaboration Week (September 23-27, 2019)

During this week, experienced global educators and other professionals will host connective projects and events; GlobalEd Events will invite public participation by posting events to their website and sending promotional emails to the community. The goals of this week are to demonstrate the power of global connectivity in classrooms, schools, institutions of informal learning and universities around the world, and to introduce others to the tools, resources, and projects that are available to global educators today.
Global Collaboration Week

This is a step-by-step guide in how to participate in the Global Collaboration Week. Join the fun!

#DigCitSummit for #DigCitWeek in October

#DigCitSummit in partnership with #EduMatch during #DigCitWeek October 14-18th. Each day we will connect classrooms to learn together. On October 16, 2019, all of the offerings will be in Spanish.

This summit will...

-Share #DigCitIMPACT talks
-Host #TweetAndTalk panels with @edu_matchRegistration

You can find out more about classroom connections: https://youtu.be/28G0r6rZ4c0

Want to learn more about #DigCitIMPACT talks? Look no further: https://youtu.be/xiESZVZnt-4

#DigCitSummit for #DigCitWeek

Register and find out more information here!

Global Collaboration Conference in November

The Global Education Conference (GEC) is a collaborative and world-wide community convening designed to significantly increase opportunities for globally-connecting educators and programs. Our primary event seeks to present ideas, examples, and projects related to connecting educators and classrooms with a strong emphasis on promoting global awareness, fostering global competency, and inspiring action towards solving real-world problems. Through this conference and associated events, attendees will challenge themselves and others to become more active citizens of the world. Participants are encouraged to learn, question, create, and engage in meaningful, authentic opportunities within a global context.

The conference is November 18-20, 2019. You can register for the conference and apply to present here: https://www.globaleducationconference.org/page/2019conference

#ISTEGlobalPLN and the past year

We were able to have amazing webinars, a great #ISTE19 playground, our first Wakelet, and our very first Global Collaboration Summit.

All of the webinars can be found on ISTE Commons, and don't forget to follow us on Twitter (@ISTEGlobalPLN) to see what happens both in real time and in the past!

We've archived some of these things as quick button links for you--so click on each button below to access the learning!

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ISTE Connect

You'll have to log into your ISTE account, but once in, you can see all of our past WONDERFUL webinars!!

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See all the different ways you can find inspiration from global collaborators and others by engaging with this amazing community.

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#ISTEGlobalPLN Wakelet

Follow and learn along the way!

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Global Collaboration Summit Archive

20 speakers, 20 resources, 20 ways you can engage with others!

ISTE Connect-join the conversation through your ISTE account


Commons is where it is at--and after everything #ISTE19, chat with others and find new connections.

In case you missed it, Lauren Kocher, of ISTE, created this video that walks you through Connects. Make sure you are harnessing the power of connections!

Global Conferences Galore!

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There are several global conferences in August and September, and you can join them in person or online. Check out the full list by clicking on the button below.
Global Conferences

Check out the list of global conferences for August and September!

Refresh, Reframe, Restart-->get yourself ready for global collaboration

Global Collaboration involves a lot, and one of the most important things to remember is that vulnerability can build a strong foundation for you, your students, and with whomever you are collaborating.

Check out one of TED Talk's most watched videos: Brene Brown's talk about the power of vulnerability. Let's refresh, reframe, and restart with vulnerability being our first step.

The power of vulnerability | Brené Brown