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  1. Nov 2015
    1. Sometimes participants slip into a social-network mode of communicat-ing. They may use textspeak or even inappropriate language, or they might upload pictures that are not acceptable in all global classrooms. This is where teachers must monitor in an engaged manner.

      Elsie and I think that when moments like these arise, educators must teach students about being responsible digital citizens.

    2. “flatten,” or lower, the classroom walls so that instead of each class working alone, two or more classes join virtually to become one large classroom.

      Here is where the authors actually define what it means to "flatten" a classroom. Basically, it's creating a connection between two distinct classrooms and merging them into one. Later on in the text, the authors state that the two classrooms share a curricular perspective...what exactly does that entail?

    3. Will encouraging students to engage in global collabora-tive environments land teachers in hot water?

      What sorts of environments would be problematic?

  2. Oct 2015
    1. This gives students with reading difficulty the ability to listen to text and improve comprehension.

      Students can listen to text!

      -From Kurzweil education systems