Welcome to Julie Lindsay's Professional Learning Environment
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Short Bio: Julie is an enthusiastic, global-minded educator, leader and innovator. Originally from Melbourne, Australia over the past 14 years she has been teaching and leading the use of technology in schools in Zambia, Kuwait, Bangladesh, Qatar, and China. Julie is co-creator of many award winning international global collaborative projects, including the
Flat Classroom® Project
, and co-founder of the
Flat Classroom Conference and Live Events Inc
. a non-profit group that facilitates live events for students and educators globally, and co-author of
Flattening Classrooms, Engaging Minds: move to Global Collaboration One Step at a Time
, Pearson 2012. She serves as International Representative on the ISTE Board of Directors.From ubiquitous mobile technology programs to Flat Classroom® opportunities for constructivist learning, she leads the way in connecting communities and brings front line experiences to share with teachers, school leaders and policy makers alike.
Embedding Global Collaborative Projects into the Curriculum
Global Education Conference
,November 14-18, 2011
cohort leader, Shanghai, September 2011
- September 2011
How to be a Better Digital Learner
- Presentation and workshop at YCIS, Beijing, April 2011
- A digital citizenship presentation to the Parent Community at Beijing BISS International School, March 2011.
Who am I?
Education highlights: MA Music from La Trobe University, MA Educational Technology Leadership from George Washington University in Washington, DC.; International Baccalaureate Middle Years Programme and Diploma Programme training
currently MYP Coordinator and E-Learning Coordinator at Beijing BISS International School, China
An enthusiastic, global-minded education leader and innovator. Originally from Melbourne, Australia over the past 10 years have been teaching and leading the use of technology in schools in Zambia, Kuwait, Bangladesh and Qatar.
Director and Co-founder of Flat Classroom Projects LLC, including
Flat Classroom Project
Net Generation Education Project
, and '
A Week in the Life...'
ISTE's SIGTEL's Online Learning Award 2007
and Taking IT Global
Best Online Learning Project 2007
for the Flat Classroom Project
Director and Co-founder of Flat Classroom Conference and Live Events Inc., non-profit US-based 501(3)(c), umbrella group for the
Flat Classroom Conference
: Leadership Workshop and Student Summit,
See Ning as well
Flattening Classrooms, Engaging Minds: Move to Global Collaboration One Step at a Time
' (release date January 2012)
Ambassador and International Representative on the
ISTE Board of Directors
Featured in Chapter 13, 'If it's not happening it's because you're not doing it', of the latest edition of Thomas Friedman's book,
The World is Flat
' upon which the Flat Classroom Project is based. (pages 501-503)
Featured extensively in ISTE's recent book publication
Reinventing Project Based Learning: Your field guide to real-world projects in the digital age
by Suzie Boss and Jane Krauss
Featured in the book by Laurence Peters '
Global Education: Using Technology to Bring the World to Your Students'
Featured in the book by Curtis Bonk
The World is Open: How Web technology is Revolutionizing Education
Recognized worldwide for innovative programs using a wide array of Web 2.0 tools and ubiquitous mobile technology programs to transform learning for the emerging digital, "world-is-flat" educational landscape.
A frequent presenter on the world stage, and a tireless volunteer leader for professional associations, and an inspiration to colleagues and collaborators demonstrating just how different world-class education will be in this 21st Century.
Skype and Twitter: julielindsay
Take-away 2-page Resume
A Day in the Life of a Global, Connected Educator
Article featuring me and the Flat Classroom Conference in 'Qatar Today':
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Generally Current or Recent Projects
Beijing Learning Summit, November 2010
Global Digital Citizen Workshop
K12 Online Conference 2010
Inside ITGS: Cyber-students share their connected learning
Create the Future
Flat Classroom Workshop 2010
Global Collaboration Workshop
- MICDS 2010
K12 Online Conference 2009
Learning Confluence: Where philosophy meets practice in the 21st century
"Telling the World": Flat Classroom Student Summit in Practice
Beijing Learning Summit
(October 17, 2009):
Seven Steps to Flatten Your Classroom
Guest Speaker on
ISTE Eduverse Talks
- Filmed and broadcast from
, the series highlights innovations in educational technology, in both real life and Second Life.
2009 GETEX / ISTE Global Forum
IT in Education Conference, Doha, March 2009 (organised by ict Qatar):
Web 2.0 and Learning
ECIS IT Conference, London March 2009:
Podcasting and Media
Digiteens Go Global
Flat Classroom Conference
: Leadership Workshop and Student Summit
for K12 Online Conference 2008
Watch my Keynote for this!
Conference in Shanghai, September 2008 - presentation material
NECC 2008 Presentations
ECIS / ISTE IT Leadership Conference: "
Personal Learning Networks
ECIS Conference, Madrid, November 2007: "
Flatten your classroom and embrace 21st century global learning
ECIS IT Conference, Dusseldorf, March 2007 presentations
Wikis that Work
Using Web 2.0 Tools to create a PLE
Podcasting in the Classroom
K12 Online Conference presentation found on this wiki:
"The 21st Century Educators Toolbox: Creating a Professional Learning Environment using Web 2.0 Tools"
Flat Classroom Project
Professional Learning Environment Strands
Focus in this section is on the areas that have required more cognitive input such as my portfolio rationale, educational philosophy statement and artifact reflections.
This is purely the section where I get to the 'heart' of who I am with an outline of my life and interests.
This section shows the work I do along with other people such as teachers, colleagues, parents, students. It is aimed at showing my contributions to education in and out of the classroom.
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K12 Online Conference presentation
Finally, where I have been and a hint at where I want to go. My education and experience are outlined as well as professional development participation.
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