As well as conducting their excellent conference in November, members of the Global Education Conference http://www.globaleducationconference.com/?xg_source=msg_mes_network are welcome to participate in Global Collaboration Day on September 17, 2015 in your own time zone. http://www.globalcollaborationday.org/
Companies, non-profits, and schools will be coming together in a global demonstration of global collaboration. There are activities available for individuals and for classrooms.
To get started, take a look at the overview page. http://www.globalcollaborationday.org/participate.html
There are videos that will help you understand the event at http://www.globalcollaborationday.org/video-tutorials.html
Activities are posted in the calendars and event directory. More will be posted soon.
It is NOT too late to host a simple collaboration online for participants. Check out the host page for details. http://www.globalcollaborationday.org/host-an-event.html
Partners and sponsors of the event include
The World’s Largest Lesson https://www.tes.com/worldslargestlesson/
The Gates Foundation’s Teacher2Teacherinitiative http://www.teacher2teacher.education/
The Global Campaign for Education – US Chapter http://campaignforeducationusa.org/
Flat Connections http://www.flatconnections.com/
Learning Bird https://www.learningbird.com/index
VIF International Education https://www.viflearn.com/
There is a helpful Resources page at http://www.globalcollaborationday.org/resources.html
There is a Flyer for sharing at https://tackk.com/gcd2015
This is also a post for Lisa Rivero’s challenge to write 30 blog posts for the month of September. To read all about her challenge see http://www.lisarivero.com/30postshathsept/