Living On The Edge of Chaos

035: Living on the Edge of Chaos with Todd Flory

Episode Summary

In this episode I have the pleasure to chat with Todd Flory. Todd is a 4th grade teacher from Kansas. He is doing some amazing work in regards to global education. This was a fun episode as we explore the ins and outs of expanding your classroom beyond the four walls. This topic has been covered many times, but Todd brings a new level to the conversation as we discuss How do you find another classroom to connect with? How do you go about finding experts to speak to your students? The benefits of mystery skype What happens when a global learning moment ignites a spark for a student? His latest project of doing a Skype BreakoutEDU How to connect global projects to the standards There are plenty of examples to get you started. You can find more about Todd at the following https://twitter.com/Todd\_Flory https://toddflory.wordpress.com/ Shownotes Skype in the Classroom - this page will help you find other classrooms and experts from around the world Get Started Resources Skypeathon Event Flattening Classrooms by Vicki Davis and Julie Lindsay The Global Educator: Leveraging Technology

Episode Notes

In this episode I have the pleasure to chat with Todd Flory. Todd is a 4th grade teacher from Kansas. He is doing some amazing work in regards to global education. This was a fun episode as we explore the ins and outs of expanding your classroom beyond the four walls. This topic has been covered many times, but Todd brings a new level to the conversation as we discuss How do you find another classroom to connect with? How do you go about finding experts to speak to your students? The benefits of mystery skype What happens when a global learning moment ignites a spark for a student? His latest project of doing a Skype BreakoutEDU How to connect global projects to the standards There are plenty of examples to get you started. You can find more about Todd at the following https://twitter.com/Todd_Flory https://toddflory.wordpress.com/ Shownotes Skype in the Classroom - this page will help you find other classrooms and experts from around the world Get Started Resources Skypeathon Event Flattening Classrooms by Vicki Davis and Julie Lindsay The Global Educator: Leveraging Technology