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  1. 1. HAVING WHAT IT TAKES<br />What Students Need to be Globally Competitive<br />
  2. 2. THE FLAT WORLDMore and more we are living in what has been called a “Flat World”A flat world means that more people around the globe can participate in world affairs.This includes the need for more global education.<br />
  3. 3. What is global education?<br />Global education is an effort to cultivate in young people a perspective of the world which emphasizes the interconnection among cultures, species, and the planet.<br />
  4. 4. What is the purpose of global education?<br /><ul><li> Its purpose is to develop in youth the knowledge, skills, and attitudes needed to live effectively in a world possessing limited natural resources and characterized by ethnic diversity, cultural pluralism, and increasing interdependence.</li></li></ul><li>What it takes to be globally competitive<br />Friedman said, “In the future, how we educate our children may prove to be more important than how much we educate them.” <br />
  5. 5. Skills Students Need to Achieve<br /><ul><li> Learn how to learn
  6. 6. Have Passion and Curiosity
  7. 7. A Need to Like People
  8. 8. Nurture Your Right Brain</li></li></ul><li><ul><li> LEARN HOW TO LEARN</li></ul>Constantly absorb new info<br />Be excited about learning<br />Love to learn<br />Learn new ways of doing old things<br />Be motivated to teach yourself<br /> -Teachers should create a sense of excitement in learning to use these skills for learning.<br />
  9. 9. <ul><li>HAVE PASSION & CURIOSITY
  10. 10. CQ + PQ > IQ
  11. 11. Passion to learn (passion quota)
  12. 12. Curiosity to discover (curiousity quota)
  13. 13. Is over intelligence quota (IQ)
  14. 14. Freidman said, “Nobody works harder at learning than a curious kid.”</li></li></ul><li><ul><li>A NEED TO LIKE PEOPLE
  15. 15. This starts with teachers. You can’t light a fire of passion in someone else if it doesn’t burn in you to begin with.
  16. 16. Students need to see a teacher who really cares.
  17. 17. They in turn will develop that fire.
  18. 18. People skills will become more valuable than computer skills.</li></li></ul><li><ul><li>NURTURE YOUR RIGHT BRAIN</li></ul>Left Side - Constructive<br />Right Side - Creative<br />Artistic execution<br />Emotional expression<br />Pursuing the transcendent<br />Tackling challenges<br />Forging relationships <br />Seeing the big picture<br />We need to work these components into learning by having the ability to create and capacity to empathize<br />Sequences of transaction<br />Solving routine problems<br />Analysis of components<br />Execution of transaction<br />Literalness of thought<br />These are components we must have to learn, but there is more to learning than transaction.<br />
  19. 19. Being a more right-brained person:<br />You can “do what you love” <br />You can learn to make a connection with music and improving social skills<br />You can enhance your over-all quality of life<br />You can become a better student and enhance your intellectual abilities<br />You can become more creative and appreciative<br />You can become more adaptive to a global world.<br />
  20. 20. Conclusion:All the Global Skills Needed:<br />Learn to be a self-motivator<br />Apply your learning skills to new situations<br />Be able to find & organize information<br />Be able to analyze information<br />Conduct investigation and research<br />Be able to communicate well in various forms<br />Always be willing to improve<br />Be a cooperative learner with others<br />