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2013 2013 Keynotes Outside Learning

Keynote Outside Learning – Connecting Classrooms: It’s About Learning

Presenter: Kathy Cassidy
Location: Moose Jaw, SK, Canada

Presentation Description:  Connecting your classroom with the world beyond your building is not just an add on. Connecting can teach digital citizenship, engage students, provide an authentic world-wide audience, meet curriculum standards and extend the learning. Kathy Cassidy shares examples from her own and other classrooms of deep, connected learning.

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Additional Information:

Places to Find Kathy Cassidy

Professional Blog: http://kathycassidy.com

Classroom Blog: http://mscassidysclass.edublogs.org/

Email: kathy[at]kathycassidy[dot]com

Book: Connected From the Start: Global Learning in the Primary Grades


  1. Heather Davis

    Kathy, Thank you for a wonderful presentation. I loved the videos of the students getting dressed for winter as that was my life for a long time. Now I live in a warm climate but what a terrific idea to share. The way the idea grew shows how a simple idea can take off. I also really appreciated your different suggestions as well as the students’ participation and comments at the end.

    As always, you rock my world.

    Heather Davis
    American School of Guatemala

  2. JoAnn Delaney

    Kathy, I love your connected classroom! Powerful FUN learning opportunities!!! The Smartest Person In The World Is The World! Keep up the great work 🙂

  3. Kathy Cassidy

    Here are some ways to get started with connecting with other classrooms:

    Skype in the Classroom–Register for free and then search the other members for a classroom you would like to connect with.

    ePals–Free to register and then search through the projects others have created or create your own for others to join.

    Projects by Jen–Register for one of Jen’s projects and connect with others doing the same project. (K – 6)

  4. Sean McInerney

    I thought your idea for the video was very creative. I like all the interesting questions that it generated from the students.

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