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Machinto Global Project Schedule

2007-2008

 

 

Activity

Teacher Notes

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Registration and Preparation

Complete registration form for participation in Machinto and return to Yoko

 

Register as a teacher on iEARN

http://media.iearn.org/request

 

Register individual students in iEARN

http://media.iearn.org/add_student

 

 

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Introduction, sharing and discussion

Participants will receive Machinto books

 

Class introduction on Machinto forums

 

Read and discuss book

 

Locate countries in which there are gMachinto birdsh

 

Post reflections about book on Machinto forums

 

Students interact with each other by posting on Machinto forums

http://foro.iearn.org/.1e3da95e/

 

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Video Conference

Could be anytime

when you are ready and when you want to do.

 

 

Ongoing discussion on forums

 

Find partner class with which to have a video conference.

 

Decide on program for the video conference (sharing stories, each class sing a song, introduce students to each other, select students ask each other questions)

 

Hold video conference

 

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Make creative picture books for

Machinto birds

 

Write stories/picture books/poems with a peace/friendship theme.

 

Publish in good copy.

 

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On line sharing

Scan picture books, artwork and if able, make PowerPoint for stories (not all students works need to be in his format, however, a selection from the class would be appreciated)

 

Type poems

 

Submit digital works to Jim Carleton

Or Albert so they can be added to the Machinto web sites.

 

Some selected ones are video-taped by their writers.

 

 

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Students respond

 

Students respond to each othersf work on Machinto forums after publication on web site.

 

 

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Project completed and books  collected

 

Send completed books to designated coordinator.

 

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Display

 

Picture books/poems/artwork

Displayed at iEARN conference in

Uzbekistan

 

Books distributed to Machinto birds in conflict areas.

 

 

 

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