Making America globally competitive<br />Kristen Davis<br />
Key to Being Globally Competitive<br />	“In the future, how we educate our children may prove to be more important than ho...
According to Friedman<br />There are FOUR important skills to becoming a global learner<br />
Enhancing Global Learners<br />Be an independent learner<br />know HOW to learn <br />Have a passion and curiosity for all...
Learning HOW to Learn<br />Constantly absorb new information<br />
Learning HOW to Learn<br />Learn a new way to do things<br />
Learn HOW to Learn<br />Be motivated to teach yourself<br />
Learn HOW to Learn<br />																																														Learning<br />
CP + PQ > IQ<br />
Curiosity Quotient (CQ) + Passion Quotient (PQ) is greater than<br />Intelligence Quotient (IQ)<br />**Passionate teachers...
Positive Interactions<br />People skills will be and are MORE valuable than computer skills<br />In the global world, you ...
Positive Classroom Environment<br />Classroom should be a safe, loving environment<br />Students need to be able to trust ...
Nurture your Right brain as well as your Left brain<br />
LEFT BRAINRIGHT BRAIN<br />	- analysis			- synthesis<br />	- sequence			- context<br />	- literalness			- emotional 						...
Globally Competitive Classrooms<br />Should integrate:<br />Project- based learning<br />Technology<br />21st Century Skil...
Project Based Learning<br />Assessments through other means than tests:<br />Presentations<br />Labs/Investigations<br />R...
Technology<br />Integrate technology in lessons through:<br />Podcasts<br />Smartboards<br />Classroom Response System (CR...
21st Century Skills<br />Learn independently<br />Analyze and synthesize data<br />Communicate well in different forms<br ...
“Right Stuff”<br />These skills and abilities combined make up the “Right Stuff”to make America’s classrooms globally comp...
Sources<br />Friedman, T.L. (2006). The World is Flat. New York: Farrar, Straus, and Gircox.<br />Darling-Hammond, L. and ...
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  1. 1. Making America globally competitive<br />Kristen Davis<br />
  2. 2. Key to Being Globally Competitive<br /> “In the future, how we educate our children may prove to be more important than how much we educate them.”<br /> - T.I. Friedman (The World is Flat, p. 302)<br />
  3. 3. According to Friedman<br />There are FOUR important skills to becoming a global learner<br />
  4. 4. Enhancing Global Learners<br />Be an independent learner<br />know HOW to learn <br />Have a passion and curiosity for all things<br />Interact positively with people<br />Nurture your Right brain as well as your Left<br />
  5. 5. Learning HOW to Learn<br />Constantly absorb new information<br />
  6. 6. Learning HOW to Learn<br />Learn a new way to do things<br />
  7. 7. Learn HOW to Learn<br />Be motivated to teach yourself<br />
  8. 8. Learn HOW to Learn<br /> Learning<br />
  9. 9. CP + PQ > IQ<br />
  10. 10. Curiosity Quotient (CQ) + Passion Quotient (PQ) is greater than<br />Intelligence Quotient (IQ)<br />**Passionate teachers create kids with higher CQ’s and PQ’s**<br />
  11. 11.
  12. 12. Positive Interactions<br />People skills will be and are MORE valuable than computer skills<br />In the global world, you need to be able interact with people daily<br />
  13. 13. Positive Classroom Environment<br />Classroom should be a safe, loving environment<br />Students need to be able to trust their teachers<br />Teacher-student connection is KEY: more information will be learned<br />
  14. 14. Nurture your Right brain as well as your Left brain<br />
  15. 15. LEFT BRAINRIGHT BRAIN<br /> - analysis - synthesis<br /> - sequence - context<br /> - literalness - emotional expression<br />
  16. 16. Globally Competitive Classrooms<br />Should integrate:<br />Project- based learning<br />Technology<br />21st Century Skill<br />
  17. 17. Project Based Learning<br />Assessments through other means than tests:<br />Presentations<br />Labs/Investigations<br />Research Projects<br />Reports<br />Create Products<br />etc. <br />
  18. 18. Technology<br />Integrate technology in lessons through:<br />Podcasts<br />Smartboards<br />Classroom Response System (CRS)<br />
  19. 19. 21st Century Skills<br />Learn independently<br />Analyze and synthesize data<br />Communicate well in different forms<br />Apply learning to new situations<br />Work in teams<br />Find and organize information to problem solve<br />Conduct investigations<br />Self-monitor to improve one’s learning<br />
  20. 20. “Right Stuff”<br />These skills and abilities combined make up the “Right Stuff”to make America’s classrooms globally competitive.<br />
  21. 21. Sources<br />Friedman, T.L. (2006). The World is Flat. New York: Farrar, Straus, and Gircox.<br />Darling-Hammond, L. and McCloskey, L. Assessment for Learning Around the World. Phi Delta Kappan 90.4 (2008): 263-72.<br />
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