The Global Collaboration PLN is excited to announce that nominations are now open for
ISTE Global Collaboration PLN Annual Award for Innovation in Online Global Collaboration
You can nominate someone or even yourself up until February 29 for the chance to be recognized at the ISTE Conference and Expo 2016 in Denver.
Information about the award:
The ISTE Global Collaboration PLN Annual Award for Innovation in Online Global Collaboration
recognises an educator or educators who have shown innovation in the
design and implementation of online global collaboration for learning.
collaboration broadly refers to geographically dispersed educators,
classrooms, schools and other learning environments that use online
technologies to learn with others beyond their immediate environment in
order to support curricular objectives, intercultural understandings,
critical thinking, personal and social capabilities and ICT
To be eligible for this award applicants must be able to show evidence of the global collaboration being: (see below for further details)
Nominees are judged on
Exemplifying ISTE Standards for Teachers
Contribution made to the advancement of global collaboration and learning using online digital technologies
Global collaboration criteria
Reflecting the mission and purpose of ISTE
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Criteria for Award - Further details
Nominees must show evidence of global collaboration:
The nominee has clearly shared a global collaboration design that
allows for an interdisciplinary focus and student choice in process and
The nominee clearly shows the global collaboration has been implemented
with two or more classrooms or groups of students/learners as equal
Activity: The nominee has made the process and outcomes of the global collaboration visible to an external audience
The nominee shares a global collaboration where learners interact and
work together to share ideas and resources and co-construct artifacts
nominee uses online digital technologies across global learning
communities in new and interesting ways to support connection,
communication, collaboration and co-creation
nominee demonstrates authentic learning taking place as part of the
global collaboration resulting in a positive impact on individual
learners as well as on local and global communities
The nominee has made a significant contribution to the advancement of
global collaboration and learning using online digital technologies
The nominee's work reflects the mission and purpose of ISTE.
The nominee will represent ISTE well in all forums.
The nominee exemplifies ISTE Standards for Teachers
Nominees are encouraged to refer to the full list of performance indicators for each of the following five standards.
1. Facilitate and inspire student learning and creativity
use their knowledge of subject matter, teaching and learning, and
technology to facilitate experiences that advance student learning,
creativity, and innovation in both face-to-face and virtual
2. Design and develop digital age learning experiences and assessments
Teachers design, develop, and evaluate authentic learning experiences and assessments
incorporating contemporary tools and resources to maximize content learning in context and
to develop the knowledge, skills, and attitudes identified in the ISTE Standards for Students.
3. Model digital age work and learning
exhibit knowledge, skills, and work processes representative of an
innovative professional in a global and digital society.
4. Promote and model digital citizenship and responsibility
Teachers understand local and global societal issues and responsibilities in an evolving digital
culture and exhibit legal and ethical behavior in their professional practices.
5. Engage in professional growth and leadership
Teachers continuously improve their professional practice, model lifelong learning, and exhibit
in their school and professional community by promoting and
demonstrating the effective use of digital tools and resources.
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Please direct questions about this award to:
President, ISTE Global Collaboration PLN