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What is a Flat Classroom?
Next Event: Mumbai, February 2010
Deadline November 15, 2009
- ASB Conference Ning
- Visiting Mumbai
Qatar 09 Archive
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Qatar 09 Archive
Archive for Flat Classroom Conference held in Qatar, January 2009
Leadership Workshop and Student Summit
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Flat Classroom Conference Ning
Day 1 program
Day 2 program
Day 3 program
Flat Classroom Conference World Report
Conversations with Tom Friedman
Day 1: 5-6pm Saturday Jan 24. Yes! Live from Washington DC via a live link-up, world renowned author of ‘
The World is
’, Thomas Friedman will talk to students and answer questions.
Flat Classroom Debates
Day 1: 6-7 pm Saturday Jan. 24. This session, in the style of Doha Debates has a ‘future of education’ focus. It will include a virtual link-up between two international conferences and provide opportunities for the audiences at both to participate by asking questions. The topic for debate: "Education systems successfully prepare students for flat world global challenges"
Qatar Academy are proud to be the host of the first
: Leadership Workshop and Student Summit
to be held January 24-26, 2009 in Doha, State of Qatar. This conference has been kindly
sponsored and supported by HSBC Bank Middle East Limited.
The Flat Classroom Project is a global, collaborative project using Web 2.0 tools for connection, communication, collaboration and creation. The concept and practice of 'flattening' your classroom draws on 21st century pedagogical practices that include personal learning networks, online learning and a constructivist approach using established and emerging technologies.
More information can be found at
What is a Flat Classroom
About the Conference
You are invited
to be part of this amazing get together of leaders, educators and students as we workshop, discuss and take action about what it means to lead, teach, learn and live in an increasingly flat world. Some scholarships are available to support K-12 educators around the world to come and bring
students for the summit
This event is made possible by the support of the International Society for Technology in Education (
) with Don Knezek (CEO) and Lynn Nolan (Senior Strategic Initiatives Officer) coming to Qatar to lead workshops along with other
internationally recognized presenters
Qatar Academy website
Visitor information for Qatar
Registration and hotel details
Conference schedule and workshop details
Further details can be obtained from Julie Lindsay, Flat Classroom Project co-founder and Qatar Academy Head of Information Technology and E-Learning at
Tel: +974 685 3776
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