Welcome to the 'A Week in the Life...' Project 12-2

Congratulations to all students who completed this project.

This project is now CLOSED. Information and future Flat Classroom Projects can be found on our website.

A Flat Classroom® Project for students of age 8-10
Essential Questions Which Will Be Answered:
  1. What are the similarities and differences among children around the world?
  2. How can we connect with each other through our commonalities?
  3. How does your geography where you live impact your topic?
Something different! The clip below was created using Wibbitz and the URL from the teacher blog.

Students, your assignment is to work with your team of kids from different schools to:
1. Do some research on a week in the life of children in your school around these topics:
  • School time
  • Languages
  • Clothing
  • Housing
  • Transportation
  • Leisure time
  • Food
  • Celebrations
  • Environment
2. Complete a team project sharing your information and ideas to the rest of the project group
  • Collect multimedia artifacts and decide as a team what and how you want to share these
  • Each classroom will be responsible for editing a number of team projects
3. Upload your project into the table on the Final Project Page for your group.
4. View all the group projects and compare and contrast the results.

Sponsors and Supporters of this Project

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Project Classrooms and Countries

Teachers add your school and class details to the table below. This is an embedded editable wiki page, select the EDIT button the RH side here.

Country, School and Teachers

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Class or school photo to share

United States,
Alta Vista School,
Mary Fran Lynch and Christy Mills
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United States,
Berkshire Country Day School,
Maureen Tumenas

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American International School of Guangzhou
Shauna Cottrell
Simone Lieschke
Hilary Baron

Shanghai, China
Shanghai Community International School
Ashley Holst and Sheri DeNeef

United States,
Woodmen-Roberts Elementary School
Matthew Kiser
Toni Barton

United States, Washington
Elizabeth Blackwell Elementary School
Gretchen Cherian
Tena Kilroy

United States, Colorado, Hulstrom Options K-8 School, Laura Israelsen
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QSI International School of Bratislava
Christine Szeryk
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United States, Massachusetts
West Tisbury School
Jen McHugh and Valerie Becker

Hong Kong
Canadian International School of Hong Kong
Jennifer Fenton
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United States, North Carolina
Park View Elementary School
Mooresville, North Carolina
Julie Buda
Park View Elementary School
Home of the Patriots!!!!

Surrey, BC, Canada
Green Timbers Elementary
Robyn Thiessen
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United States,Oregon
Stafford Primary School
Jody Amri
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United States,Washington
Sunnyside Elementary School
Laura Grant
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United States, Indiana
Forest Ridge Academy
Debbie Heinz
Jenny Stob
Brian Waddle

United States,
Arlington Heights, Illinois
Patton School
Mary Goumas &
Idelle Melamed.
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United States,
Jacksonville, Florida
Hendricks Day School
Mark Meyers
Anita Ramirez
Jami Caruso
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United States,
San Antonio, Texas
Stone Oak Elementary School
Cindy Glenn
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United States, Marietta, Georgia,
Marietta Center for Advanced
Academics (MCAA) Susie Throop
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South America, Brazil
Graded School - The American School of São Paulo
Aaron Van Borek
Aline Gomes
Patricia Gehrels
Jennifer Peterson
Myra Oksness
Susan Burnquist

For more about the pedagogy and benefits of adding global collaboration to your curriculum, buy Julie and Vicki's book Flattening Classrooms, Engaging Minds from Pearson Publishing. www.flatclassroombook.com