Global Service Project ProposalPresentation Transcript
Team C Tarshie Burrell, Renee Kenton, Jeffrey Tarigo EDL 510 August 28, 2011 Carmin Tandy
List of Suggested Ideas
Sports, dance or traditions of different countries and how they impact the people that live there.
Technology assistance programs to introduce technologies to other countries for needy families in other parts of the world . Offering to place one computer in every household if a particular item i.e. computer is sold.
An implementation of a virtual writing program (virtual pen pal) from students from the same age/or class; the teachers from the differing nations will facilitate global issues that are relevant/or impacts the student and their communities. Students will discuss issues with one another on a weekly basis using programs like instant messaging, SKYPE, emails, or Social Media.
The Global Service Learning Project Proposal we chose was implementing a virtual writing program pen pal) to facilitate the discussion of global issues that are impacting other nation's communities and focus on the challenges and needs of the people (healthcare, schools, education, computers etc..).
Students will begin to increase their awareness of global healthcare needs and disease prevention that many families face in poverty stricken communities.
Students will develop and support new partnerships among global communities by actively engaging in academic projects and share and celebrate their cultures across grade level and curriculum. By collaborating globally, students will create opportunities to build meaningful lasting relationships.
Key Points of Proposal
Collaborate on research projects focused on cultural awareness.
Discuss and develop potential solutions to community and global issues.
Gain cultural perspective and global knowledge.
Create international relationships with a common understanding of respect and appreciation.
Recognize and analyze similarities and differences among different cultures .
Implementation of Project within the Classroom EDL 510
Notify/ get permission from administration and parents; present the project or idea
Research global issues
Create a collaborative project (Virtual Pen Pal)
Finds an educational partnership (i.e. VoiceThread 4 Education wiki)
Teacher develop/or outlines a lesson plans based on global service learning
Aligns it to Dept. of Education standards
Joins a program like VOICETHREAD to deliver the global service model
Introduce/demonstrate this media program to students
Organize, monitor, facilitate, and assess students within the designated forum or tool
Example of Asynchronous Voice Tools (VOICETHREAD )
The Effects of Global Learning
Be able to compare/contrast different cultures/countries
Broaden global knowledge
Learn more about other countries educational systems, cultures, healthcare, and government
Students become more Tech savvy
Possible Effects on the World
Effective communication among students from different countries
Students learn about different cultures educational systems, health care, and governments
Communities in areas of poverty can share their challenges and needs with people who can develop ways to improve their situations.
Create a better appreciation and understanding of the similarities and differences of different populations around the world.
Develop relationships between people and communities that can strengthen global bonds and knowledge.
Global service learning provides the participants with positive, meaningful, real and insightful experiences.
Global service learning promotes cooperative experiences that involve skills attained through teamwork and community involvement.
Through these experiences the learner gains insight of global issues in way that is meaningful and challenging which in turn supports a higher level of reasoning and thinking.
Service-learning helps to reduce risky and problem behaviors both within and outside of the immediate school setting, increasing awareness of a variety of careers, and encouraging positive workplace attitudes. (Asia Society, 2011)