Handle
Date
Time
Tweet
wholeboxndice
9/08/2012
8:20 PM
How many countries can we draw upon for this #pypchat set to start in 10 mins?
whatedsaid
9/08/2012
8:22 PM
@wholeboxndice I can see 5 countries already... #pypchat
Saigon_Eldred
9/08/2012
8:24 PM
@whatedsaid @wholeboxndice #pypchat which countries are represented so far
whatedsaid
9/08/2012
8:25 PM
For the next hour my tweets will be in the #pypchat conversation on cultural awareness
Saigon_Eldred
9/08/2012
8:26 PM
#pypchat starts in 4 minutes
MumbaiMaggie
9/08/2012
8:26 PM
@whatedsaid Yes I'm here, but I need to leave about 15 minutes into #pypchat as I'm involved in a Google Hangout. What is the subject today
whatedsaid
9/08/2012
8:26 PM
@MumbaiMaggie Joining us for #pypchat?
tgaletti
9/08/2012
8:27 PM
@Saigon_Eldred @whatedsaid @wholeboxndice I am from Germany (but have lived in Ghana for a long time and just moved to Hong Kong) #pypchat
whatedsaid
9/08/2012
8:27 PM
@Saigon_Eldred I'm in Melbourne, Australia. Are we counting countries? #pypchat
whatedsaid
9/08/2012
8:27 PM
@MumbaiMaggie Cultual awareness. Great to have you even for 15 mins #pypchat
whatedsaid
9/08/2012
8:28 PM
@tgaletti You count as 3 countries! #pypchat
Saigon_Eldred
9/08/2012
8:28 PM
For the next hour all my tweets will be dedicated to #pypchat
tgaletti
9/08/2012
8:29 PM
RT @whatedsaid: For the next hour my tweets will be in the #pypchat conversation on cultural awareness - mine too :)
whatedsaid
9/08/2012
8:29 PM
Introduce yourselves #pypchat participants...Where are you?
Victortweets
9/08/2012
8:30 PM
#pypchat grade 3 teacher in Germany
Saigon_Eldred
9/08/2012
8:30 PM
Please remember to use the #pypchat hashtag in your tweets in order to participate in the discussion.
MumbaiMaggie
9/08/2012
8:30 PM
Hello everyone. I'm Maggie and I've just moved to Mumbai. #pypchat
BruceFerrington
9/08/2012
8:30 PM
#pypchat Bruce here in Canberra
Saigon_Eldred
9/08/2012
8:30 PM
Welcome to #pypchat! Today’s topic: Cultural Awareness
wholeboxndice
9/08/2012
8:30 PM
Holding down the fort from beautiful Brisbane, Australia. #pypchat Looking forward to the dialogue.
tgaletti
9/08/2012
8:31 PM
Hi everyone I am Tanja, primary school librarian at the Hong Kong Academy (just in my second week). Excited about #pypchat
MumbaiMaggie
9/08/2012
8:31 PM
My role is Tech Coordinator at the American School of Bombay. I'm on the new elementary campus which opens next week. #pypchat
Saigon_Eldred
9/08/2012
8:31 PM
Sometimes brand new tweeters tweets don’t show up in the #pypchat stream. We are not ignoring you!
whatedsaid
9/08/2012
8:31 PM
@Victortweets Hi in Germany! #pypchat
Saigon_Eldred
9/08/2012
8:31 PM
Introduce yourself. Tell us where are you and what your role is? #pypchat
whatedsaid
9/08/2012
8:31 PM
@wholeboxndice @BruceFerrington The Aussies are in the lead :-) #pypchat
haileyj45
9/08/2012
8:32 PM
Hi from Melbourne #pypchat
mish1970
9/08/2012
8:32 PM
#pypchat I'm a teacher librarian from Melbourne, Australia
tgaletti
9/08/2012
8:33 PM
@Victortweets great to see someone from Germany (and a Nerdy Book Club member!) #pypchat
whatedsaid
9/08/2012
8:33 PM
RT @lindawollan: I am an ICT facilitator in Melbourne, Australia #pypchat
BruceFerrington
9/08/2012
8:33 PM
@wholeboxndice @whatedsaid Do we get a gold medal? #pypchat
whatedsaid
9/08/2012
8:33 PM
@haileyj45 Hi Hailey! We have to get rid of that egg :-) #pypchat
Saigon_Eldred
9/08/2012
8:33 PM
RT @Saigon_Eldred: Welcome @MumbaiMaggie - sounds like exciting times r ahead for you #pypchat
Saigon_Eldred
9/08/2012
8:34 PM
#pypchat I'm a teacher & curriculum support coordinator in Vietnam
MissLadyCaz
9/08/2012
8:34 PM
Hi I'm Caz in Melbourne. I'm not in a pyp school (would love to be) but my broher-in-law's school is becoming one. #pypchat
haileyj45
9/08/2012
8:34 PM
@whatedsaid plse show me how!!! #pypchat
kjinquiry
9/08/2012
8:34 PM
kath murdoch here...was in Mumbai, today in Mt Gambier, South Australia! #pypchat
Fionannbir
9/08/2012
8:34 PM
I'm a teacher librarian in Melbourne, Australia. #pypchat
Saigon_Eldred
9/08/2012
8:34 PM
its good to see a few different continents represented in #pypchat. First Q coming up
lsacker
9/08/2012
8:35 PM
#pypchat PYP,coordinator in Melbourne
lindawollan
9/08/2012
8:35 PM
Try again - happy to be here, just asleep. I am an ICT facilitator in Melbourne! #pypchat
whatedsaid
9/08/2012
8:35 PM
RT @Saigon_Eldred: Time for our first question Q1. What is cultural awareness? #pypchat
wholeboxndice
9/08/2012
8:35 PM
@kjinquiry Great to have you back Kath! #pypchat
Saigon_Eldred
9/08/2012
8:35 PM
Time for our first question Q1. What is cultural awareness? #pypchat
whatedsaid
9/08/2012
8:35 PM
@haileyj45 On Monday in the session :-) #pypchat
Saigon_Eldred
9/08/2012
8:36 PM
Welcome to @AISYear5JR who is joining us for the first time at #pypchat
Victortweets
9/08/2012
8:36 PM
#pypchat to me it is knowing what makes us part of a community and more
whatedsaid
9/08/2012
8:36 PM
@MumbaiMaggie Snap! We think alike #pypchat
wholeboxndice
9/08/2012
8:36 PM
Questions underway #pypeople for 2nite's #pypchat. Q1. What is cultural awareness?
tgaletti
9/08/2012
8:36 PM
RT @Saigon_Eldred: Time for our first question Q1. What is cultural awareness? #pypchat
MumbaiMaggie
9/08/2012
8:36 PM
I think that the IB mission statement says it well: others with their differences can also be right #pypchat
whatedsaid
9/08/2012
8:36 PM
A1 To quote the IB: Knowing that others with their differences can also be right :-) #pypchat
Saigon_Eldred
9/08/2012
8:36 PM
@kjinquiry Welcome to #pypchat Kath. Looking forward to seeing you in Saigon soon even though our day with you clashes with AFL GF
Saigon_Eldred
9/08/2012
8:37 PM
Q1. What is cultural awareness? #pypchat
kjinquiry
9/08/2012
8:37 PM
ooops! Craig - what was I thinking? Very culturally UNAWARE of me! #pypchat
tgaletti
9/08/2012
8:37 PM
RT @whatedsaid: A1 To quote the IB: Knowing that others with their differences can also be right :-) #pypchat
Saigon_Eldred
9/08/2012
8:37 PM
RT @MumbaiMaggie: I think that the IB mission statement says it well: others with their differences can also be right #pypchat
MumbaiMaggie
9/08/2012
8:37 PM
I'm not sure awareness is all we are hoping for - I think appreciation is a better word. #pypchat
whatedsaid
9/08/2012
8:38 PM
@lsacker Does cultural awareness include knowledge about your own culture? #pypchat
lsacker
9/08/2012
8:38 PM
#pypchat split vision. Awareness of behaviors , attitudes and other perspectives that you often can't understand.
whatedsaid
9/08/2012
8:38 PM
@MumbaiMaggie Yes, but you have to be aware first, specially if you're in a mono cultural school like mine #pypchat
MumbaiMaggie
9/08/2012
8:39 PM
I think it is important to know and appreciate your own culture first. #pypchat
wholeboxndice
9/08/2012
8:39 PM
A1: I asked my Ss this question today. "Knowing there is more to than our own cultural experience out there". #pypchat
PDin140orLESS
9/08/2012
8:39 PM
#pypchat...Chad Hyatt from Indianapolis, PYP WSL...Cultural Awareness starts w/understanding own culture...then open-mindedness is possible
kjinquiry
9/08/2012
8:39 PM
@Saigon_Eldred culture is more than enthnicity. It's how you frame your identity and has multiple layers #pypchat
haileyj45
9/08/2012
8:39 PM
Awareness then understanding then appreciation #pypchat
melmac6
9/08/2012
8:39 PM
Q1 Knowing & understanding that we are shaped by our cultural background which influences how we interact with the world #pypchat
lsacker
9/08/2012
8:40 PM
#pypchat same applies to your own culture . I dont always understand it but am aware of its nuances and often mystery
MumbaiMaggie
9/08/2012
8:40 PM
In international schools it's often easy to be aware, in monocultural schools this could be very challenging #pypchat
whatedsaid
9/08/2012
8:40 PM
@wholeboxndice Love that you take #pypchat to class
Saigon_Eldred
9/08/2012
8:40 PM
A1 being aware @willing to learn is a huge part of it #pypchat U may not always get it rite, but if u aware u will get it right more often
wholeboxndice
9/08/2012
8:40 PM
A1cont: I followed up, asked students about own culture. "We have to dig deeper to know how we define culture in ourselves" #pypchat
tgaletti
9/08/2012
8:40 PM
RT @PDin140orLESS: #pypchat...Chad Hyatt from Indianapolis, PYP WSL...Cultural Awareness starts w/understanding own culture...then open-mindedness is possible
BruceFerrington
9/08/2012
8:40 PM
#pypchat A1 - Open minded
tgaletti
9/08/2012
8:40 PM
@whatedsaid @MumbaiMaggie I think even if you are in a multicultural school becoming aware of other cultures is a first step #pypchat
lindawollan
9/08/2012
8:40 PM
To be culturally aware you do need knowledge of your own culture, as well as knowledge of others #pypchat
wholeboxndice
9/08/2012
8:41 PM
Balance between being aware and being enabled. #pypchat
whatedsaid
9/08/2012
8:41 PM
@DwyerTeacher Hi Craig! #pypchat
DwyerTeacher
9/08/2012
8:41 PM
A1 I struggle with this question and have a hard time answering it in a way that doesnt create a sense of otherness #pypchat
whatedsaid
9/08/2012
8:41 PM
@MumbaiMaggie I like this topic today because we are in different kinds of schools... culturally #pypchat
mish1970
9/08/2012
8:41 PM
#pypchat I think cultural awareness is appreciating the cultures of all those around you
Victortweets
9/08/2012
8:41 PM
#pypchat knowing own culture is hard for many TKK
PDin140orLESS
9/08/2012
8:42 PM
RT @PDin140orLESS: @Victortweets Yes, but that can be purpose of their inquiry...opening provocation is inquiry into own culture #pypchat
Saigon_Eldred
9/08/2012
8:42 PM
Q2. How do you ensure that culture is viewed as more than the '5 Fs'? (Food, flags, festivals, fashion, folklore & famous people) #pypchat
Saigon_Eldred
9/08/2012
8:42 PM
RT @Saigon_Eldred: @MumbaiMaggie You're right - its much easier in international schools #pypchat
MumbaiMaggie
9/08/2012
8:42 PM
@whatedsaid Agreed - we have very different perspectives based on our schools (but similar perspectives as educators I think) #pypchat
whatedsaid
9/08/2012
8:42 PM
@DwyerTeacher Is a sense of otherness a bad thing? Arent all cultures unique? #pypchat
haileyj45
9/08/2012
8:42 PM
@MumbaiMaggie start with where student is then move outwards #pypchat
DwyerTeacher
9/08/2012
8:42 PM
@whatedsaid Hi! #pypchat
mrsjezell
9/08/2012
8:42 PM
A1: Aware that I'm missing amazingly diverse chat from other cultures b/c it's sleepy time still in Georgia, US?? :) #pypchat
whatedsaid
9/08/2012
8:43 PM
RT @MumbaiMaggie: A lot of schools think they are promoting interculturalism when they are simply looking at the 5Fs. #pypchat
DwyerTeacher
9/08/2012
8:43 PM
@kjinquiry I like that, my book club has about 5 different countries, but WE share a culture #pypchat
lindawollan
9/08/2012
8:43 PM
Q2: Interaction with people from other cultures will take you further than 5Fs. Skype works well! #PYPchat
MumbaiMaggie
9/08/2012
8:43 PM
A lot of schools think they are promoting interculturalism when they are simply looking at the 5Fs. #pypchat
tgaletti
9/08/2012
8:43 PM
@Victortweets for many students in international schools it is important that "culture" is not seen as equal to one country #pypchat
whatedsaid
9/08/2012
8:43 PM
@Saigon_Eldred haha there are 6 Fs there. #pypchat
wholeboxndice
9/08/2012
8:43 PM
My last school in state system was very very multicultural. Current independent school...much less so. Is it any more or less imp? #pypchat
travisattis
9/08/2012
8:43 PM
Sorry I missed Q1 and can`t locate it. What was it? Oh and evening all! #pypchat
whatedsaid
9/08/2012
8:43 PM
Q2. How do you ensure that culture is viewed as more than the '5 Fs'? (Food, flags, festivals, fashion, folklore & famous people) #pypchat
lsacker
9/08/2012
8:43 PM
#pypchat I often think of third culture children in international schools. They may come from many cultures but are they so different
DwyerTeacher
9/08/2012
8:43 PM
@whatedsaid True, but there is more in common than different #pypchat
wholeboxndice
9/08/2012
8:44 PM
A2: Good question. This is where engagement must be authentic. #pypchat
kjinquiry
9/08/2012
8:44 PM
@wholeboxndice In some ways MORE important in those environments I think #pypchat
whatedsaid
9/08/2012
8:44 PM
@DwyerTeacher @kjinquiry Our school has a culture too :-) (a learning one) #pypchat
DwyerTeacher
9/08/2012
8:44 PM
Where is that upside down iceberg Edna? ;) #pypchat
haileyj45
9/08/2012
8:44 PM
Q2: Build understanding of concept of culture #pypchat
BruceFerrington
9/08/2012
8:44 PM
@kjinquiry Like that broadness of culture. And cultures within cultures. #pypchat
MumbaiMaggie
9/08/2012
8:44 PM
It's the things you can't see that are often the most important in defining culture. #pypchat
kjinquiry
9/08/2012
8:45 PM
@DwyerTeacher yes - is culture about a kind of shared sense of belonging?What gives as a shared identity within a group #pypchat
lobroo
9/08/2012
8:45 PM
Sometimes we focus too much on differences - celebrating similarities is essential too. #pypchat
tgaletti
9/08/2012
8:45 PM
@kjinquiry yes, I have seen students really struggle with this. Culture has so many different facets #pypchat
whatedsaid
9/08/2012
8:45 PM
We use the iceberg model to make kids aware where the 5 Fs sit #pypchat (tip of the iceberg)
MumbaiMaggie
9/08/2012
8:45 PM
Students need to connect with others on a deeper level. I agree that skype can be useful here. #pypchat
Saigon_Eldred
9/08/2012
8:45 PM
@travisattis Q1. What is cultural awareness? #pypchat
Saigon_Eldred
9/08/2012
8:45 PM
@wholeboxndice most primary schools r multi cultural #pypchat
lindawollan
9/08/2012
8:45 PM
We have a unit in year 4 where students are asked to look beneath the 'tip of the iceberg' of culture to get them past the 5Fs. #pypchat
mrsjezell
9/08/2012
8:46 PM
A2: The 5 Fs (clever, btw!) has been status quo at elementary schools I've taught in. Rarely time to go deeper. #pypchat
DwyerTeacher
9/08/2012
8:46 PM
http://t.co/Zq4E38Oa Found the iceberg #pypchat
tgaletti
9/08/2012
8:46 PM
RT @MumbaiMaggie: It's the things you can't see that are often the most important in defining culture. #pypchat
lindawollan
9/08/2012
8:46 PM
Our school is very mono-cultural, but love learning about other cultures via PYP #pypchat
MumbaiMaggie
9/08/2012
8:46 PM
RT @lobroo: Sometimes we focus too much on differences - celebrating similarities is essential too. #pypchat
Fionannbir
9/08/2012
8:46 PM
A2 exploring a culture through primary sources and interaction can take us beyond the table #pypchat
wholeboxndice
9/08/2012
8:47 PM
RT @lobroo: Sometimes we focus too much on differences - celebrating similarities is essential too. #pypchat
DwyerTeacher
9/08/2012
8:47 PM
@kjinquiry In schools we tend to connect culture with country I wonder what it would look like if we focused more on groups #pypchat
whatedsaid
9/08/2012
8:47 PM
Here's a collab post by @Saigon_Eldred and me re our first Skype session with kids for intercultural exchange http://t.co/xDs1zZSN #pypchat
kjinquiry
9/08/2012
8:47 PM
@lobroo One of my favourite inquiry questions is "Are we more the same or more different?" Love watching kids' thinking unfold #pypchat
MumbaiMaggie
9/08/2012
8:47 PM
Appreciating another culture is very dependent on one's mindset. #pypchat
mish1970
9/08/2012
8:47 PM
RT @lobroo: Sometimes we focus too much on differences - celebrating similarities is essential too. #pypchat
Victortweets
9/08/2012
8:48 PM
@kjinquiry @DwyerTeacher #pypchat as hard as we struggle with definition it is more complex for students- esp as all have own back knowl
lsacker
9/08/2012
8:48 PM
Each culture has so many nuances. It is so easy to oversimplify and make generalisations that are not really true #pypchat
bpsmusicman
9/08/2012
8:48 PM
RT @PDin140orLESS: #pypchat...Chad Hyatt from Indianapolis, PYP WSL...Cultural Awareness starts w/understanding own culture...then open-mindedness is possible
whatedsaid
9/08/2012
8:48 PM
@mrsjezell And it gives a shallow impression of culture #pypchat
Saigon_Eldred
9/08/2012
8:48 PM
RT @lobroo: Sometimes we focus too much on differences - celebrating similarities is essential too. #pypchat
bpsmusicman
9/08/2012
8:48 PM
@lindawollan agreed! Most people don't know their own culture, but it plays a vital role in how we live our life! #pypchat
Saigon_Eldred
9/08/2012
8:48 PM
Q2. How do you ensure that culture is viewed as more than the '5 Fs'? (Food, flags, festivals, fashion, folklore & famous people) #pypchat
MumbaiMaggie
9/08/2012
8:48 PM
PYP attitudes can be important here #pypchat
Saigon_Eldred
9/08/2012
8:48 PM
A2. It is about a school's 'caught' curriculum, not just its 'taugh't - policies, staffing, attitudes influence a school's culture #pypchat
whatedsaid
9/08/2012
8:48 PM
RT @Fionannbir: A2 exploring a culture through primary sources and interaction can take us beyond the table #pypchat
kjinquiry
9/08/2012
8:49 PM
@Saigon_Eldred see how we use word 'culture' to describe more than our ethnicity? gives it much more generative potential #pypchat
lsacker
9/08/2012
8:49 PM
@MumbaiMaggie #pypchat could not agree more. Curiosity is essential and open mindedness
whatedsaid
9/08/2012
8:49 PM
@lsacker Yep, that's why direct contact helps, don't you think? #pypchat
lindawollan
9/08/2012
8:49 PM
@DwyerTeacher your iceberg graphic is exactly how we approach this inquiry #pypchat
haileyj45
9/08/2012
8:49 PM
@MumbaiMaggie and so much depends on the environment we create within which to explore culture with our students #pypchat
MumbaiMaggie
9/08/2012
8:49 PM
@lsacker Agreed - very easy to stereotype #pypchat
mrsjezell
9/08/2012
8:50 PM
RT @lsacker: Each culture has so many nuances. It is so easy to oversimplify and make generalisations that are not really true #pypchat
lindawollan
9/08/2012
8:50 PM
@DwyerTeacher We dont connect culture with country, as Australia is such a multicultural country #pypchat
DwyerTeacher
9/08/2012
8:50 PM
@whatedsaid it was interesting! we talked about aussie football and hijabs, etc #pypchat
Saigon_Eldred
9/08/2012
8:50 PM
#pypchat The students in the class and school all contribute to a unique group culture which is different to individual cultures
MumbaiMaggie
9/08/2012
8:50 PM
It seems they picked up important "hidden" messages during skype and wanted to explore them further. #pypchat
MumbaiMaggie
9/08/2012
8:50 PM
I have seen students ask some amazing questions about culture after a skype call with students of a different culture. #pypchat
whatedsaid
9/08/2012
8:50 PM
@lindawollan And @DwyerTeacher Skyped with Des's class for the unit! #pypchat
Saigon_Eldred
9/08/2012
8:51 PM
#pypchat Great discussion - I'm having trouble keeping up
Victortweets
9/08/2012
8:51 PM
#pypchat interesting to have parents talk about how diff things are looked at in their culture- educ, homework, envir, rights, etc
travisattis
9/08/2012
8:51 PM
@whatedsaid A2 I fear that this can`t be answered in 140 characters! #pypchat
Saigon_Eldred
9/08/2012
8:51 PM
Q3. If you work in a mono-cultural school, how do u provide opportunities 4 meaningful interaction with people of other cultures? #pypchat
kjinquiry
9/08/2012
8:51 PM
@whatedsaid @lsacker yes! we just took kids in Brighton to footscray for the day!! Fantastic immersion and great questions #pypchat
Saigon_Eldred
9/08/2012
8:52 PM
@MumbaiMaggie #pypchat the students love Skype chat - once theyve finished their 'inquiry', they want to ask all sorts of 'kids stuff'
whatedsaid
9/08/2012
8:52 PM
@Fionannbir No, are you unable to see the conversation? #pypchat
russbrownauthor
9/08/2012
8:52 PM
RT @lobroo: Sometimes we focus too much on differences - celebrating similarities is essential too. #pypchat
Fionannbir
9/08/2012
8:52 PM
Is there only three of us in this chat #pypchat
lsacker
9/08/2012
8:52 PM
Sometimes the teacher makes the kids prepare questions and so the conversation can't flow. I say teachers need to step out. #pypchat
tgaletti
9/08/2012
8:52 PM
@MumbaiMaggie young kids are intrigued by others who do things differently. What happens when they grow older...? #pypchat
whatedsaid
9/08/2012
8:52 PM
One of my favourite intercultural experiences http://t.co/FitwIyOH #pypchat
DwyerTeacher
9/08/2012
8:52 PM
@travisattis Haha.. welcome travis #pypchat
lindawollan
9/08/2012
8:53 PM
@Fionannbir save a search for #pypchat
mish1970
9/08/2012
8:53 PM
@Fionannbir #pypchat No I'm here
MumbaiMaggie
9/08/2012
8:53 PM
I think older students are often fascinated by different cultures - they are often questioning their own identities. #pypchat
DwyerTeacher
9/08/2012
8:53 PM
@Saigon_Eldred That Kid Stuff questions are the best part #pypchat
Saigon_Eldred
9/08/2012
8:53 PM
#pypchat http://t.co/yYHMs3a0
kjinquiry
9/08/2012
8:53 PM
@Saigon_Eldred Kids connecting with other kids from different schools. Creating partnerships with an authentic purpose #pypchat
Saigon_Eldred
9/08/2012
8:54 PM
@DwyerTeacher #pypchat they want to know stuff about home, school, leisure activities etc
mrsjezell
9/08/2012
8:54 PM
To my US peeps...check out #pypchat (going on now!) for amazing educators from around the world...Japan, Australia, India...fantastic!
lsacker
9/08/2012
8:54 PM
@MumbaiMaggie I 'd #pypchat love to see the questions they ask
tgaletti
9/08/2012
8:54 PM
A.3 Skype is a fantastic tool to connect students with students in other parts of the world #pypchat
lsacker
9/08/2012
8:55 PM
#pypchat aboriginal protocols say you need a relationship before asking questions.
MumbaiMaggie
9/08/2012
8:55 PM
As an international teacher I have moved my teenage kids to places with different cultures & it was an amazing experience for them #pypchat
DwyerTeacher
9/08/2012
8:55 PM
A3 travel opportunities! My trip in HS opened my eyes to many new cultures; been traveling ever since! #pypchat
wholeboxndice
9/08/2012
8:55 PM
A3: Good Question. Our Sharing the Planet UOI ilooks dvlping relationships with our neighbouring countries. Skype facilitates some. #pypchat
jdotwdot
9/08/2012
8:55 PM
@whatedsaid In grade 2 we look at traditions across cultures. Interesting to discover the key differences within the Middle East #pypchat
Saigon_Eldred
9/08/2012
8:55 PM
Q3 If you work in a mono-cultural school, how do u provide opportunities for meaningful interaction with people of other cultures? #pypchat
kjinquiry
9/08/2012
8:56 PM
@MumbaiMaggie agreed- 'exploring culture' can be less engaging than investigating personal identity in this age group #pypchat
whatedsaid
9/08/2012
8:56 PM
A3 We're VERY monocultural, but we are doing more and more of this kind of thing http://t.co/x74MLf43 #pypchat
haileyj45
9/08/2012
8:56 PM
@whatedsaid my tweets aren't showing #pypchat
whatedsaid
9/08/2012
8:57 PM
@kjinquiry @MumbaiMaggie How about investgating personal identity of kids from another culture? :-) #pypchat
MumbaiMaggie
9/08/2012
8:57 PM
Sadly I need to leave #pypchat now as I have a Google Hangout scheduled. Great to chat and "see" you next time.
whatedsaid
9/08/2012
8:57 PM
RT @haileyj45: @MumbaiMaggie and so much depends on the environment we create within which to explore culture with our students #pypchat
whatedsaid
9/08/2012
8:57 PM
@haileyj45 It sometimes happens to new people. I don't know why. Will watch and retweet if I can. Have you saved #pypchat search?
lindawollan
9/08/2012
8:57 PM
Sometimes in Skyping with kids from other cultures its the questions that cant be answered that are most telling #pypchat
Saigon_Eldred
9/08/2012
8:58 PM
#pypchat See you again @MumbaiMaggie
whatedsaid
9/08/2012
8:58 PM
@Saigon_Eldred We haven't had great success with quadblogging yet. Anyone to blog with us, let us know #pypchat
haileyj45
9/08/2012
8:58 PM
@whatedsaid yes #pypchat
DwyerTeacher
9/08/2012
8:58 PM
@whatedsaid writing a biography of someone from a different culture? #pypchat
Saigon_Eldred
9/08/2012
8:58 PM
A3. Skype, quadblogging for interactions with other students.they care more about how cultures influence kids as they relate better #pypchat
whatedsaid
9/08/2012
8:59 PM
RT @kjinquiry: Books like 'where children sleep' and 'what the world eats' are powerful resources http://t.co/34mBQfZb #pypchat
kjinquiry
9/08/2012
8:59 PM
Books like 'where children sleep' and 'what the world eats' are powerful resources http://t.co/34mBQfZb #pypchat
Fionannbir
9/08/2012
8:59 PM
#pypchat Skype definitely brings the world to our school. I would love more of a physical collaborative experience
Saigon_Eldred
9/08/2012
8:59 PM
RT @DwyerTeacher: @whatedsaid writing a biography of someone from a different culture? #pypchat
lsacker
9/08/2012
9:00 PM
@Saigon_Eldred #pypchat our secondary kids have homework clubs for sudanese and family soccer games. big effort. wish it could be natural
wholeboxndice
9/08/2012
9:00 PM
We use the Perspective Key Concept for many of our cultural engagements. In their shoes sort of activities. #pypchat
whatedsaid
9/08/2012
9:00 PM
@Fionannbir Sounds good, can we go? #pypchat
tgaletti
9/08/2012
9:00 PM
RT @kjinquiry: Books like 'where children sleep' and 'what the world eats' are powerful resources http://t.co/34mBQfZb #pypchat
Fionannbir
9/08/2012
9:00 PM
#pypchat a week long camp with a multicultural school?
whatedsaid
9/08/2012
9:00 PM
@kjinquiry Do you like Mirror by Jeannie Baker? #pypchat
DwyerTeacher
9/08/2012
9:01 PM
@kjinquiry Oh my... my wife loves picture books about childrens bedrooms! She will love that. #pypchat
haileyj45
9/08/2012
9:01 PM
@Fionannbir tricky for our schl which has special dietary requirements #pypchat
Victortweets
9/08/2012
9:01 PM
@kjinquiry also A Life Like Mine and Children Like Me (both DK books) #pypchat
lindawollan
9/08/2012
9:01 PM
@Fionannbir Not a silly idea! #pypchat
DwyerTeacher
9/08/2012
9:02 PM
@Saigon_Eldred I like how you got hat question down to 140 characters #pypchat
travisattis
9/08/2012
9:02 PM
A3 Skype, engaging units of inquiry lead to empathy and reflection, inquiry trigger curiosity, children`s literature, etc #pypchat
kjinquiry
9/08/2012
9:02 PM
@whatedsaid yes! I think visual images can really help spark the kind of conversations that prompt further inquiry #pypchat
Saigon_Eldred
9/08/2012
9:02 PM
Q4 What are some strategies 4 creating an inclusive classroom where chn from all cultures r respected & able 2 express themselves? #pypchat
Saigon_Eldred
9/08/2012
9:03 PM
A4. use of mother tongue - send the message that language & culture are valued #pypchat
DwyerTeacher
9/08/2012
9:03 PM
@whatedsaid everything shaun tan has ever written!! #pypchat
kjinquiry
9/08/2012
9:03 PM
@Saigon_Eldred Pose this very question to the children! How can our classroom be a place where EVERYONE belongs? Gd inquiry itself #pypchat
whatedsaid
9/08/2012
9:03 PM
@kjinquiry And I love Shaun Tan's 'Eric' sooo much! #pypchat
kjinquiry
9/08/2012
9:04 PM
an amazing collection of photos from around the world. It ALWAYS engages kids and leads to great questions (plenty of it online too #pypchat
DwyerTeacher
9/08/2012
9:04 PM
A4 have language exchange time in class #pypchat
lindawollan
9/08/2012
9:04 PM
@Fionannbir @mish1970 Hope you're keeping track of the interesting books suggested by @kjinquiry #pypchat
Saigon_Eldred
9/08/2012
9:05 PM
@lindawollan @Fionannbir @mish1970 @kjinquiry you'll b able to access the archive of this chat in a day or so & get all book titles #pypchat
tgaletti
9/08/2012
9:05 PM
A.4 Encouraging students to share about traditions and festivals #pypchat
kjinquiry
9/08/2012
9:05 PM
@whatedsaid How can one fail to love Eric? #pypchat
whatedsaid
9/08/2012
9:05 PM
@wholeboxndice Actually yes, you are right, it shouldnt really be about culture at all #pypchat
wholeboxndice
9/08/2012
9:05 PM
A4. This is one aspect where I think it is less about culture. Inclusion moves beyond that. #pypchat But if barriers exist must be overcome
whatedsaid
9/08/2012
9:05 PM
A4 is interesting for us to hear... since it doesn't apply in our school #pypchat
DwyerTeacher
9/08/2012
9:05 PM
@kjinquiry creating an awareness of the culture of the classroom #pypchat
tgaletti
9/08/2012
9:05 PM
RT @Saigon_Eldred: A4. use of mother tongue - send the message that language & culture are valued #pypchat
tgaletti
9/08/2012
9:06 PM
A.4 Maybe making sure that things are not done in just one way...? #pypchat
Saigon_Eldred
9/08/2012
9:06 PM
I'm loving the great ideas bouncing around in #pypchat
whatedsaid
9/08/2012
9:06 PM
A4 @tgaletti and encouraging them to find commonalities, rather than differences #pypchat
travisattis
9/08/2012
9:06 PM
A4 Building an inclusive classroom culture that is not entirely based on western ideals, all learning styles are appreciated #pypchat
Victortweets
9/08/2012
9:06 PM
@kjinquiry @Saigon_Eldred #pypchat-love asking these ?s of kids
whatedsaid
9/08/2012
9:07 PM
@tchrmiriam Hi there! Join our conversation. Search for #pypchat and add that to your tweets. Talking about culture
lsacker
9/08/2012
9:07 PM
@Saigon_Eldred @whatedsaid #pypchat having many opportunities to read and talk in their home language, not only english
jdotwdot
9/08/2012
9:07 PM
A4 - not only sharing traditions but having the whole class participate in them #pypchat
tgaletti
9/08/2012
9:07 PM
RT @whatedsaid: A4 @tgaletti and encouraging them to find commonalities, rather than differences #pypchat
whatedsaid
9/08/2012
9:08 PM
RT @Saigon_Eldred: Q5. Do you adapt the learner profile (or examine it critically) from the perspective of varying cultures? #pypchat
kjinquiry
9/08/2012
9:08 PM
@whatedsaid @tgaletti "What makes us human?' - this was one of Bruner's fundamental questions and is SO rich to pose to children #pypchat
lsacker
9/08/2012
9:08 PM
@Saigon_Eldred @whatedsaid #pypchat you put it much better than I did. Agree
tgaletti
9/08/2012
9:08 PM
RT @jdotwdot: A4 - not only sharing traditions but having the whole class participate in them #pypchat
Saigon_Eldred
9/08/2012
9:08 PM
Q5. Do you adapt the learner profile (or examine it critically) from the perspective of varying cultures? #pypchat
DwyerTeacher
9/08/2012
9:08 PM
A4 @travisattis it is more about the culture OF the class than the cultures IN the class #pypchat
BruceFerrington
9/08/2012
9:08 PM
#pypchat A4 relate to all students as people - not representatives of a cultural group. Keep the "real" in the relationship
Saigon_Eldred
9/08/2012
9:09 PM
RT @DwyerTeacher: A4 @travisattis it is more about the culture OF the class than the cultures IN the class #pypchat YES YES YES!!
kjinquiry
9/08/2012
9:09 PM
@DwyerTeacher @travisattis Nice distinction #pypchat
wholeboxndice
9/08/2012
9:09 PM
RT @Saigon_Eldred: Q5. Do you adapt the learner profile (or examine it critically) from the perspective of varying cultures? #pypchat
mish1970
9/08/2012
9:09 PM
RT @DwyerTeacher: A4 @travisattis it is more about the culture OF the class than the cultures IN the class #pypchat
tgaletti
9/08/2012
9:09 PM
@jdotwdot yes and thereby providing students with the opportunity to experience other cultures #pypchat
wholeboxndice
9/08/2012
9:09 PM
The y1 boy from Brisbane who is an elective mute. His classmate from Iran speaks some limited english. #pypchat
whatedsaid
9/08/2012
9:10 PM
@Saigon_Eldred @DwyerTeacher Culture OF the class, yes that's great! #pypchat
Saigon_Eldred
9/08/2012
9:10 PM
A5. I enjoy having the class rewrite the LP in language that reflects their u'standing #pypchat
wholeboxndice
9/08/2012
9:10 PM
A5. I think cultural interpretation of the LP is a significant discussion point. #pypchat
whatedsaid
9/08/2012
9:10 PM
@kjinquiry @tgaletti Video seems to have vanished off this old post, but I love the upside down iceberg model http://t.co/r4rAozPy #pypchat
lsacker
9/08/2012
9:10 PM
@Saigon_Eldred #pypchat wonder what that might look like in a multicultural classroom
Victortweets
9/08/2012
9:11 PM
#pypchat- love International Dot Day as a day we can all make our mark
kjinquiry
9/08/2012
9:11 PM
@Saigon_Eldred @DwyerTeacher @travisattis Now we are getting to a broader picture of the concept of 'culture' - more to work with #pypchat
PDin140orLESS
9/08/2012
9:11 PM
#pypchat A4. I think it starts with creating a community of learners in the classroom. Be mindful of multiple factors and appreciate all
jessievaz12
9/08/2012
9:12 PM
Hi all! What's the topic today? #pypchat
PDin140orLESS
9/08/2012
9:12 PM
RT @Fionannbir: #pypchat yes! Remember the person! Understand the cultural motivations so you can move past the culture and find the person
mish1970
9/08/2012
9:12 PM
@Victortweets #pypchat What's international dot day?
Fionannbir
9/08/2012
9:12 PM
#pypchat yes! Remember the person! Understand the cultural motivations so you can move past the culture and find the person
tgaletti
9/08/2012
9:12 PM
@whatedsaid @kjinquiry thanks for sharing this! #pypchat
Victortweets
9/08/2012
9:13 PM
@mish1970 #pypchat based on the book The Dot- lots of collaborative events and valuing of indiv
lsacker
9/08/2012
9:13 PM
@kjinquiry #pypchat did you record the questions. what did they want to know? Was it about culture or just kids asking kids
Saigon_Eldred
9/08/2012
9:13 PM
@Victortweets explain International Dot Day #pypchat
tgaletti
9/08/2012
9:13 PM
@jessievaz12 cultural awareness #pypchat
kjinquiry
9/08/2012
9:13 PM
@Saigon_Eldred Even the disposition of being an"inquirer" is highlyculturally dependent.V aware of that having just worked in India #pypchat
whatedsaid
9/08/2012
9:14 PM
@tchrmiriam You need to add #pypchat so that everyone an see your tweets, ok?
Saigon_Eldred
9/08/2012
9:14 PM
RT @Fionannbir: #pypchat yes! Remember the person! Understand the cultural motivations so you can move past the culture and find the person
Saigon_Eldred
9/08/2012
9:14 PM
@jessievaz12 #pypchat all about Cultural Awareness
whatedsaid
9/08/2012
9:15 PM
We even have @megangraff at #pypchat :-)
kjinquiry
9/08/2012
9:15 PM
@Victortweets @mish1970 GREAT book! never thought about it in this context. Peter Reynolds rocks #pypchat
mish1970
9/08/2012
9:15 PM
@Victortweets #pypchat That's a fabulous idea. I had never really thought of using The Dot for cultural diversity, very nice
whatedsaid
9/08/2012
9:15 PM
Interesting Q RT @Saigon_Eldred: Q6. How can you ensure that indigenous / minority culture is afforded the same level of attention? #pypchat
megangraff
9/08/2012
9:15 PM
Q2: It helps to have close friends from other cultures who can point out difference between your culture and theirs. #pypchat
Victortweets
9/08/2012
9:15 PM
#pypchat http://t.co/jAQptIRt to learn more
whatedsaid
9/08/2012
9:15 PM
@jessievaz12 Hi Jessie!! Wow, another continent joins #pypchat
Saigon_Eldred
9/08/2012
9:15 PM
Q6. How can you ensure that indigenous / minority culture is afforded the same level of attention? #pypchat
jessievaz12
9/08/2012
9:16 PM
Yes! Culture dictates how much stdts should be involved! RT @kjinquiry: @Saigon_Eldred disposition being an"inquirer" is cult depnt #pypchat
lsacker
9/08/2012
9:16 PM
#pypchat goodnight all . As usual such a good discussion. Have to unwind now.
lindawollan
9/08/2012
9:16 PM
International Dot Day http://t.co/yx0uNLr3 #pypchat
megangraff
9/08/2012
9:16 PM
Sorry forgot to introduce myself. I'm currently finishing up in Tanzania and heading to Geneva. PYP librarian. #PYPchat
tchrmiriam
9/08/2012
9:16 PM
@tchrmiriam #pypchat
megangraff
9/08/2012
9:17 PM
@mish1970 very true #PYPchat
jessievaz12
9/08/2012
9:17 PM
@whatedsaid thanks for the reminder! Go chile! #pypchat
mish1970
9/08/2012
9:17 PM
@kjinquiry @Victortweets #pypchat Every one of Peter Reynolds books have a deep message beneath what appears to be a simple picture book
Saigon_Eldred
9/08/2012
9:17 PM
A6. Important as many minority cultures are devalued by dominant western culture - the word 'traditional' has negative connotations #pypchat
wholeboxndice
9/08/2012
9:17 PM
Definitely the most geographically diverse #pypchat to date. Must be the topic! lol
whatedsaid
9/08/2012
9:17 PM
@toughLoveforx #pypchat is about culture
Saigon_Eldred
9/08/2012
9:17 PM
#pypchat The Dot http://t.co/7H25TcQK
Saigon_Eldred
9/08/2012
9:18 PM
@lsacker Thanks for joining #pypchat
Saigon_Eldred
9/08/2012
9:18 PM
RT @lindawollan: International Dot Day http://t.co/yx0uNLr3 #pypchat
megangraff
9/08/2012
9:18 PM
Am i representing all of Africa today? #PYPchat
kjinquiry
9/08/2012
9:18 PM
@Saigon_Eldred By building it in as a cross unit perspective rather than "doing" it as a topic. #pypchat
whatedsaid
9/08/2012
9:18 PM
@Fionannbir @mish1970 Meet my (other) fave pyp librarian @megangraff #PYPchat #pypchat
wholeboxndice
9/08/2012
9:18 PM
Q6. Woo hoo, my Question. Thinking about the Australian context, there is an emphasis on our engagement with indigenous culture. #pypchat
BruceFerrington
9/08/2012
9:18 PM
#pypchat A6 - Can we have the question again please?
Fionannbir
9/08/2012
9:18 PM
#pypchat the indigenous peoples of a country are a part of every unit. Not a unit in itself!
DwyerTeacher
9/08/2012
9:19 PM
@BruceFerrington Canada as well #pypchat
megangraff
9/08/2012
9:19 PM
Do we have the questions on a site somewhere or do I have to keep scrolling back? #PYPchat
BruceFerrington
9/08/2012
9:19 PM
@wholeboxndice #pypchat Indigenous engagement is an Australian Curriculum requirement
mish1970
9/08/2012
9:19 PM
@whatedsaid @Fionannbir @megangraff #pypchat We met when she visited us!
Saigon_Eldred
9/08/2012
9:19 PM
Q6 How can you ensure that indigenous / minority culture is afforded the same level of attention? #pypchat
tgaletti
9/08/2012
9:19 PM
A6. Can be very challenging, especially since children of minority cultures sometimes prefer to identify with the dominant culture #pypchat
jessievaz12
9/08/2012
9:19 PM
What abt cultural diversity in schools w monoculture? How to increase awareness? #pypchat
wholeboxndice
9/08/2012
9:19 PM
RT @Saigon_Eldred: Q6. How can you ensure that indigenous / minority culture is afforded the same level of attention? #pypchat
DwyerTeacher
9/08/2012
9:19 PM
A6 there is so much wisdom in indigenuos cultures #pypchat
Saigon_Eldred
9/08/2012
9:20 PM
@megangraff #pypchat. We've worked through 6 questions so far and may have time for 1 or 2 more
kjinquiry
9/08/2012
9:20 PM
@DwyerTeacher Teachers need to have the opportunity to engage and inquire into indig culture themselves. An inquiry day for staff #pypchat
wholeboxndice
9/08/2012
9:20 PM
@kjinquiry Yeah, spot on Kath. The 'ease' of just making it a topic to 'cover' & not an inquiry to 'uncover' is a real limitation. #pypchat
tchrmiriam
9/08/2012
9:20 PM
Hi this is new to me so this is a test. Hi from Singapore #pypchat
jessievaz12
9/08/2012
9:20 PM
Agree! RT @Fionannbir: #pypchat the indigenous peoples of a country are a part of every unit. Not a unit in itself!
megangraff
9/08/2012
9:21 PM
@tchrmiriam Welcome! Before Tanzania I was in Singapore for almost 6 years. :) #PYPchat
DwyerTeacher
9/08/2012
9:21 PM
@kjinquiry I remember doing that in Toronto, it was a great afternoon, but not long enough #pypchat
wholeboxndice
9/08/2012
9:21 PM
@BruceFerrington Exactly. We don't need to look beyond our shores to have a culture that is beyond the experience of our learners. #pypchat
lindawollan
9/08/2012
9:21 PM
@megangraff Hi Megan - see http://t.co/vz7WClzq #pypchat
whatedsaid
9/08/2012
9:21 PM
@kjinquiry @DwyerTeacher Love the inquiry day for staff idea #pypchat
megangraff
9/08/2012
9:21 PM
@mrsjezell And Tanzania! #PYPchat
megangraff
9/08/2012
9:22 PM
Respecting mother tongue is very important. #PYPchat
toughLoveforx
9/08/2012
9:22 PM
@jessievaz12 @Fionannbir Yes. "the indigenous peoples of a country are a part of every unit." #pypchat
melmac6
9/08/2012
9:22 PM
Indigenous perspectives need to be explored thru the conceptual lens of the units - interdepence, sustainability etc #pypchat
whatedsaid
9/08/2012
9:22 PM
@mish1970 @Fionannbir @megangraff I forgot! #pypchat
Saigon_Eldred
9/08/2012
9:22 PM
@tgaletti #pypchat - so true we have children with Vietnamese parents who arent fluent in Vietnamese - loss of language & culture #pypchat
wholeboxndice
9/08/2012
9:22 PM
@tchrmiriam Welcome! We are talking cultural awareness. #pypchat
whatedsaid
9/08/2012
9:22 PM
@wholeboxndice @kjinquiry Which is kind of the way the Oz curriculum sees it... topic to cover #pypchat
jessievaz12
9/08/2012
9:23 PM
Me too! Big issue here! RT @whatedsaid: @kjinquiry @DwyerTeacher Love the inquiry day for staff idea #pypchat
Saigon_Eldred
9/08/2012
9:23 PM
Time for 1 more question . . .6 minutes of #pypchat to go
mish1970
9/08/2012
9:23 PM
@whatedsaid @fionannbir @megangraff #pypchat Maybe we should go and visit Megan as a pd
kjinquiry
9/08/2012
9:23 PM
@whatedsaid @DwyerTeacher favourite way to ensure quality planning! SO imp in some communities Ignorance about ind. culture is rife #pypchat
megangraff
9/08/2012
9:23 PM
Current school is not PYP and has a "Speak English" rule. (Luckily academic head is working on changing it.) #PYPchat
tgaletti
9/08/2012
9:23 PM
@Saigon_Eldred I have seen it in Ghana too #pypchat
megangraff
9/08/2012
9:24 PM
Wow. There are a bunch of people on #PYPchat that I don't follow. Blame a year of limited bandwidth.
DwyerTeacher
9/08/2012
9:24 PM
@kjinquiry it is an engagement with indigenous ways of viewing the world that is most powerful, more than just culture, philosophy #pypchat
Victortweets
9/08/2012
9:24 PM
#pypchat some schools do not offer host country lang/culture- sad
Folmerica
9/08/2012
9:24 PM
What is #pypchat ?
whatedsaid
9/08/2012
9:24 PM
RT @Saigon_Eldred: Q7. How do you ensure UOI topics respect a breadth and depth of cultural sensibilities? #pypchat
toughLoveforx
9/08/2012
9:24 PM
@wholeboxndice @BruceFerrington Often one doesn't have to look beyond our cities to see the diversities of cultures. #pypchat
Saigon_Eldred
9/08/2012
9:24 PM
Q7. How do you ensure UOI topics respect a breadth and depth of cultural sensibilities? #pypchat
whatedsaid
9/08/2012
9:25 PM
Hope to Skype with kids again @kjinquiry @DwyerTeacher @Jessica_Dubois @jasminedwyer #pypchat
jessievaz12
9/08/2012
9:25 PM
Just a shout out to those who lived in singapore.. Me too! #pypchat
whatedsaid
9/08/2012
9:25 PM
@kjinquiry @DwyerTeacher Our students are connecting with @Jessica_Dubois and @jasminedwyer who work with Indigenous communities. #pypchat
wholeboxndice
9/08/2012
9:25 PM
RT @Saigon_Eldred: Q7. How do you ensure UOI topics respect a breadth and depth of cultural sensibilities? #pypchat
tgaletti
9/08/2012
9:25 PM
@megangraff I agree but think it should be more than just respecting. It should be active promotion and providing opportunities #pypchat
whatedsaid
9/08/2012
9:26 PM
@sherrattsam You have FIVE mins to join before the end of #pypchat (Victory!!)
lindawollan
9/08/2012
9:26 PM
Q7 Hopefully pyp teachers are culturally aware and ensure units respect the breadth and depth of cultural sensibilities #pypchat
kjinquiry
9/08/2012
9:26 PM
@DwyerTeacher Yes! - and until we do that as teachers, it seems inappropriate to be attempting to represent this for/with kids #pypchat
Saigon_Eldred
9/08/2012
9:26 PM
@megangraff Too right! Mother tongue - show that you value the language & then you show you value the culture #pypchat
mish1970
9/08/2012
9:27 PM
@kjinquiry @DwyerTeacher #pypchat It really comes down to modelling, modelling, modelling. Lead by example!
Saigon_Eldred
9/08/2012
9:27 PM
@Folmerica #pypchat is for IB Primary Years Programme, a concept driven inquiry based curriculum framework https://t.co/h3WmtBJt
jessievaz12
9/08/2012
9:27 PM
Emphasis on concepts 4 sure. Perspective! Q7. How do you ensure UOI topics respect a breadth and depth of cultural sensibilities? #pypchat
megangraff
9/08/2012
9:27 PM
ACK! Got sucked into #PYPchat and forgot to set a timer for the brownies in the oven. Will check time of my first tweet. :)
Jessica_Dubois
9/08/2012
9:27 PM
@whatedsaid Just saw your email. Would love to. Giving our students opportunities to talk to and learn from others is a priority #pypchat
kjinquiry
9/08/2012
9:27 PM
@lindawollan I DEFINITELY notice that difference when planning in international settings. #pypchat
Saigon_Eldred
9/08/2012
9:28 PM
I'm enjoying reading the posts but missing so many - Great #pypchat. Will wind it up in the next few minute - any final thoughts to share
wholeboxndice
9/08/2012
9:28 PM
A7. The perspective conceptual lens gets a great workout. Reflecting our own personal culture and sense of culture helps frame. #pypchat
mish1970
9/08/2012
9:28 PM
@megangraff #pypchat That's one way to bake! Time to your tweets!
whatedsaid
9/08/2012
9:28 PM
@Jessica_Dubois Great, will you reply to the Year 5 teachers? #pypchat
lindawollan
9/08/2012
9:28 PM
@kjinquiry even in a mono cultural school (or perhaps because of) we are aware of respect for other cultures #pypchat
tgaletti
9/08/2012
9:28 PM
A7. Not making the unit about one culture. Providing much space and time for student questions #pypchat
whatedsaid
9/08/2012
9:28 PM
@DwyerTeacher @kjinquiry Read this powerful reflection by @Jessica_Dubois after the chat http://t.co/QYUvsq68 #pypchat
DwyerTeacher
9/08/2012
9:29 PM
@whatedsaid wow! thanks for sharing! #pypchat
LindyBuckley1
9/08/2012
9:29 PM
Drat! I knew it was on tonight! Missed it! #pypchat
megangraff
9/08/2012
9:29 PM
@Saigon_Eldred Everyone is welcome to come by for brownies. :) #PYPchat
tchrmiriam
9/08/2012
9:29 PM
#PYPchat hope to contribute more next time once I figure this out!!
sherrattsam
9/08/2012
9:29 PM
@whatedsaid oh... I missed #pypchat again. Cooking tacos for the family, next time will set Twitter up in the kitchen!
whatedsaid
9/08/2012
9:30 PM
Thanks to great moderator and brand new team member @Saigon_Eldred #pypchat
wholeboxndice
9/08/2012
9:30 PM
@tchrmiriam http://t.co/8SSp2ndA see the archives to play catchup and prepare! Thanks for dipping the toes. #pypchat
Saigon_Eldred
9/08/2012
9:30 PM
The next #pypchat will be in 2 weeks. Post your discussion ideas here for future chats. http://t.co/rQRtJPLd
Saigon_Eldred
9/08/2012
9:30 PM
Please add any resources, links, blogs about cultural awareness on the #pypchat wiki here http://t.co/s24w3Kls
whatedsaid
9/08/2012
9:30 PM
RT @wholeboxndice: The archives of this chat are sure to unearth many great contributions that the pace of the #pypchat left behind. :-)
whatedsaid
9/08/2012
9:30 PM
@Saigon_Eldred My final thought: Great to see 6 continents represented in this #pypchat We should be able to make strong connections
wholeboxndice
9/08/2012
9:30 PM
The archives of this chat are sure to unearth many great contributions that the pace of the #pypchat left behind.
Saigon_Eldred
9/08/2012
9:30 PM
Tonight’s #pypchat archive and resources will be posted here within 48hrs: http://t.co/bsg4SVU9
lindawollan
9/08/2012
9:31 PM
RT @whatedsaid: My final thought: Great to see 6 continents represented in this #pypchat We should be able to make strong connections YES!
DwyerTeacher
9/08/2012
9:31 PM
nGnight all #pypchat
Saigon_Eldred
9/08/2012
9:31 PM
Thanks to all of the #pypchat participants today! What a great way to get the brain working at the beginning of a new year!
kjinquiry
9/08/2012
9:31 PM
Thanks for a stimulating chat. Kept me company in a lonely hotel room in Mt Gambier!! #pypchat
whatedsaid
9/08/2012
9:31 PM
If you want to join the behind the scenes #pypchat team or moderate a chat in future, let us know!
tgaletti
9/08/2012
9:31 PM
RT @Saigon_Eldred: The next #pypchat will be in 2 weeks. Post your discussion ideas here for future chats. http://t.co/rQRtJPLd
DwyerTeacher
9/08/2012
9:31 PM
Yeah for CraigE!! #pypchat
Victortweets
9/08/2012
9:31 PM
#pypchat sad this may be my only chat b/c of time diff- works today because it is summer hols
Jessica_Dubois
9/08/2012
9:31 PM
@whatedsaid Yes & will include @laurencwaller who teaches yr5-8 here & has just written her 1st blog post http://t.co/x35AkR7z #pypchat
jessievaz12
9/08/2012
9:31 PM
Great chat all! More names to follow, yeah!! #pypchat
Saigon_Eldred
9/08/2012
9:31 PM
Thanks to the behind the scenes #pypchat team @jasongraham99 @jennysfen @Dwyer_teacher @wholeboxndice and @whatedsaid
lindawollan
9/08/2012
9:32 PM
Thanks to all for a great #pypchat - fast and furious!
whatedsaid
9/08/2012
9:32 PM
Thanks to the behind the scenes #pypchat team @jasongraham99 @jennysfen @Dwyer_teacher @wholeboxndice and @saigon_eldred
wholeboxndice
9/08/2012
9:32 PM
Great job @saigon_eldred on debut in the moderator's seat. Thanks to all who worked behind the scenes. #pypchat
megangraff
9/08/2012
9:32 PM
@tgaletti Yes. I agree. I was having trouble formulating my tweet. #outofpractice #pypchat
kazsieger
9/08/2012
9:33 PM
RT @whatedsaid: @DwyerTeacher @kjinquiry Read this powerful reflection by @Jessica_Dubois after the chat http://t.co/QYUvsq68 #pypchat
Saigon_Eldred
9/08/2012
9:33 PM
Well #pypchat, I'm off home to put the girls to bed and read them a story, thank you for a great chat
wholeboxndice
9/08/2012
9:33 PM
RT @whatedsaid: If you want to join the behind the scenes #pypchat team or moderate a chat in future, let us know!
wholeboxndice
9/08/2012
9:33 PM
@Victortweets Hopefully the archives might allow you to connect in a different time and then personally engage the participants! #pypchat
whatedsaid
9/08/2012
9:33 PM
@LindyBuckley1 Do you want a reminder next time? #pypchat
tgaletti
9/08/2012
9:33 PM
Thanks to everyone! I learned a lot today. Challenging questions. Was helpful to think and tweet about. #pypchat
wholeboxndice
9/08/2012
9:34 PM
The post #pypchat buzz is on. Time to put it to use.
melmac6
9/08/2012
9:34 PM
Thanks again another gr8 & thought provoking #pypchat
whatedsaid
9/08/2012
9:34 PM
@kjinquiry You know where to find us when you are lonely :-) #pypchat
tgaletti
9/08/2012
9:35 PM
@whatedsaid @jasongraham99 @jennysfen @Dwyer_teacher @wholeboxndice @saigon_eldred - THANKS! #pypchat
Fionannbir
9/08/2012
9:35 PM
#pypchat enjoyed the chat! My brain is humming with ideas - sleep will be a long way off!
Saigon_Eldred
9/08/2012
9:36 PM
@kjinquiry We'll keep u company when u r in Saigon #pypchat. It may not be Mt Gambier, but I'm sure we'll find a place for dinner & a drink
kjinquiry
9/08/2012
9:36 PM
@whatedsaid "The loneliness of the long-distance consultant" (ha...not really. love my job) Goodnight #pypchat
tgaletti
9/08/2012
9:37 PM
@mlrose14 missed you on #pypchat today. (I know its super busy there.) Hope you can join us next time :)
Victortweets
9/08/2012
9:40 PM
@tjshay @peterhreynolds introduced #DotDay in #pypchat today- lots of interest, hopefully lots more sign up:)
Robitaille2011
9/08/2012
9:42 PM
@jessievaz12 We have celebration days i.e. Aboriginal Day #pypchat