Our final schedule will be announced in early 2010, but will be closely based upon our 2009 schedule.

Here is a draft outline:

Wednesday February 24

  • Arrive in Mumbai
  • Dinner for flat classroom strand

Thursday afternoon Feb 25

  • Thursday morning - sight-seeing trip - 9-12
  • FC starts Thursday 12 for 1
    • 12 noon - Mini conference kickoff - 20 minutes - Julie/ Vicki
    • cultural scavenger hunt - 30 minutes
    • Analyzing culture - Vicki - 20 minutes
    • 1:30 Logic based dialog - Bernajean Porter -- How to do logic based dialog.
      • Proposed topic: Students can make no difference in the environmental problems of the planet.
    • 3:30 - 4:30 pm Joint Plenary with ASB Unplugged Leadership Educators - Goal is to meet with adult plenary about 2 1/2 hours after students start to have students debate/ share and get feedback from adults - 1 hour session with adults. - 3 teams each present/ debate at 3 adult tables to get feedback - adults need some sort of rubric (may only be able to do 2 tables) - 20 minutes each table
      • 3 minutes - Pro
      • 3 minutes - con
      • 1 minute rebuttal
      • 1 minute rebuttal
      • 1 min conclusion
      • 1 min conclusion
      • Feedback.
      • Student debate in front of tables - critical question - are they using fact or are they using emotion? Use rubrics - get logic supported, fact based decision making - research based - less emotive.
    • Opening Session / Dinner - Students - then go home with their host families

Friday Feb 26

    • Opening Session 8 am - 10 am
    • Data gathering field trip/ lunch off campus
    • 2 pm - Final prep for debates
    • 3 pm - Final Debates - 2 rooms of adults - rubrics for scoring the debates - selection of "winners" from debate.
    • 4 pm - Debriefing/ Reflection session with students - webcams, multimedia - post to Ning
    • 5 pm - announcement of "winning" teams.

Saturday Feb 27

Strand 1 - Digital Storytelling Strand "Winners" Spend Saturday with Bernajean and are allowed to select the aspect of the debate they wish to bring forward to the world and create digital stories to share with the audience on Saturday afternoon.
Strand 2 - Web 2.0 Action Project Strand - Creation of proposal for action project harnessing web 2.0 to address a global environmental issue, practice, or conservation effort.

Closing for Flat Classroom - 30 minutes
- Flat Classroom Finale - See the exciting summary of the student project based learning strand of ASB Unplugged with Julie Lindsay and Vicki Davis