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Presentation given at Chicago Public Schools' Tech Talk Conference

Presentation given at Chicago Public Schools' Tech Talk Conference
January 24, 2013

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  • 1. Going Global Preparing Students to be Citizens of the World NWAIS • October 2013 Lucy Gray Lucy Gray Consulting lucy@lucygrayconsulting.com 1
  • 2. Backchannel: https://todaysmeet.com/cpstechtalk ! Slides available at: http://www.lucygray.org ! @elemenous on Twitter 2
  • 3. Where is Matt? 3
  • 4. Where’s Matt 2012? 4 http://goo.gl/aQ0DU
  • 5. Agenda 5 Setting the Stage My Story The Context Vision and Mindset Mapping This Space ! ! The Global Education Conference & Network Example Projects The Global Classroom Teacher’s Toolkit Final Tips Questions?
  • 6. Today’s Meet https://todaysmeet.com/cpstechtalk 6
  • 7. Poll #1 7 Have you ever facilitated a project connecting your class to another outside your school?
  • 8. Poll #2 8 Why is it important for us to connect our classrooms to the world at large?
  • 9. Poll #3 9 What are some barriers or challenges to connecting your classroom?
  • 10. Lucy Gray 10 Consultant Co-Founder of the Global Education Collaborative and Conference Apple Distinguished Educator Google Certified Teacher Technology Coach Middle School Computer Science Primary Grades Image Source: http://www.flickr.com/photos/genista/6898950/
  • 11. ACM - Urban Education Program Marilyn Turkovich Uptown/Edgewater St. Thomas of Canterbury Dimensions in Multiculturalism 11
  • 12. Charter for Compassion
  • 13. Apple Distinguished Educators Global Awareness 2006 The World is Flat A Whole New Mind Berlin & Prague Rethink. Global Awareness. 13
  • 14. Classroom 2.0 Link 14
  • 15. Global Education Collaborative & Conference 15
  • 16. Mission 16 The Global Education Collaborative is a community of practice where people connect and build the professional relationships necessary for effective collaboration across borders. Via this social network, educators and organizations from all over the world share conversations, resources, projects, and initiatives with a strong emphasis on promoting global awareness, fostering global competency, and inspiring action towards solving real-world problems. Our ultimate goal is to help prepare students for a rapidly changing and complex world.
  • 17. Over 900,000 unique visitors 17
  • 18. Over 18,000 members from 160+ countries 18
  • 19. GEC Features Archived Presentations from Past Conferences Affinity groups Searchable member list Latest activity Discussion forums and blogs Links to resources Events Project database Videos and photos 19
  • 20. Brandon Wiley
  • 21. Learning 2.012The Education Project 2010 Apple Asia Distinguished Educator Institute 2008 and Apple workshops in 2012 Connecting Globally 21
  • 22. The Context 22
  • 23. Arne Duncan Diane Ravitch A NEW NATION AT RISK MOMENT? 23 Rahm Emanuel
  • 24. 24 Factory Model = Compliance Learning By Doing Model = Communication, Creativity, and Collaboration Where do you stand?
  • 25. @oline73: Can you distill why globally connected classrooms are vital in 2010? Photo source 25
  • 26. We have urgent problems that need to be addressed and, in order to prepare our students to work on these problems, we must connect them globally. ! We must teach them how networked learning leads to networked problem solving. 26
  • 27. Why global education? 27 Competition Understanding Cooperation Progress for the entire planet
  • 28. The influence of new media The push for 21st century skills The “highly connected teacher” The urgency presented by complex global problems Factors Within This Context 28
  • 29. Millennials Want to Learn… With technology With one another Online In their time In their place Doing things that matter 29
  • 30. “The Highly Connected Teacher” 30
  • 31. Creating Innovators 31
  • 32. Partnership for 21st Century Skills 32
  • 33. CCSSO and Asia Society’s Partnership for Global Learning Comprehensive resource addressing global competence Download a copy here. Attend the PGL conference 33
  • 34. Asia Society PGL: Defining Global Competence 34
  • 35. Graduation Performance System 35
  • 36. 36 Common Core
  • 37. High Noon Issues involving the global commons Issues requiring a global commitment Issues needing a global regulatory approach 37
  • 38. Flat Classroom Project® & Book Julie Lindsay & Vicki Davis Steps to Flattening Your Classroom Project Development PD Toolkit 38
  • 39. Additional Resources 39 EdWeek: Global Learning blog by Tony Jackson
  • 40. Vision & Mindset 40
  • 41. ! Edutopia February/March 2008 http://www.edutopia.org/sage-advice-world-citizens 41
  • 42. First you help them define the term “citizen of the world”. Then you help them learn what being a good citizen means -- to themselves, to loved ones and family, to the school community, to the surrounding community. One’s actions can be directly linked to one’s values (beliefs, feelings, and actions that are important to us), so starting with a basic understanding of one’s values is essential to any meaningful discussions on citizenship. The global context is meaningless unless students are good citizens of their own nation. 42
  • 43. Right before our eyes, all that the education sector has controlled, dismissed, manipulated, validated, embellished, fictionalized, and ranked within an aura of tradition and ritual may be accessed by point-and-click. We need to stop chasing exponentially expanding content. Inquiry, problem recognition and solution, creativity, knowing one’s strengths and weaknesses, communication, and relationships are what students must be prepared for. 43
  • 44. Becoming a world citizen requires knowledge and experience of other cultures; U.S. schools do not provide knowledge or experience. Rather, they provide a cursory glimpse of others in order to exemplify how not to be American. “Diversity Day” does not create world citizens, it patronizes cultural difference and touts xenophobia, and always winds up pandering American culture as Eurocentrically defined. Only travel and immersion in other cultures creates world citizens. 44
  • 45. Prepare students to be citizens of the world by being one yourself. Teach from a global perspective. 45
  • 46. Mapping This Space 49
  • 47. Connect All Schools 50
  • 48. Alcott 51
  • 49. The Global Education Conference & Network 52
  • 50. Global Education Conference http://globaleducationconference.com 53
  • 51. Steve Hargadon 54
  • 52. Closing Session 55
  • 53. 2010 - Brian Mannix 56
  • 54. 2010 - Polar Bears International 57
  • 55. 2010 - Catlin Gabel School 58
  • 56. 2011 - Pam Allyn - LitWorld 59
  • 57. 2011 - Greg Jacobs - Louder Than a Bomb 60
  • 58. 2011 - The Shoah Foundation 61
  • 59. 2012 - Anne Mirtschin- Hello Little World 2012 - Michael Trucano 2012 - Andrew Revkin 62
  • 60. 2013 - Kim Cofino 2013 - Julene Reed 2013 - Michael Furdyk 63
  • 61. http://globaleducationconference.com November 17 - 22, 2014 64
  • 62. Example Projects 65
  • 63. Buck Institute 66 Buck Institute for Education
  • 64. Challenge Based Learning 67 Challenge Based Learning
  • 65. Lisa Parisi & Donna Roman 68 Lisa’s Blog
  • 66. Earth Day Groceries ProjectMark Ahlness 69
  • 67. Projects By Jen 70 Jen Wagner
  • 68. Around the World with 80 Schools Silvia Tolisano 71
  • 69. Skype in the Classroom
  • 70. 73 Mystery Location Calls
  • 71. 74 Google Hangouts in Education G+EduHangout
  • 72. 75 Cybrary Man’s Mystery Location Page
  • 73. 76 The Global Classroom Project Deb Frazier Michael Graffin
  • 74. 77 The Writer’s ClubRob Sbaglia
  • 75. Google Lit TripsJerome Burg 78
  • 76. Sample VideoValerie Becker 81
  • 77. WikiValerie Becker 82
  • 78. 83 More from West Tisbury School
  • 79. 84 MyThologyMatt Cauthron
  • 80. A Whole New MindKarl Fisch 85
  • 81. Out of Eden
  • 82. EdReach link
  • 83. Melvina Kurashige’s Water Project
  • 84. 89 Ben Sheridan Learning 2 Conference Livestream
  • 85. Syria Dear World Dear World Main Site
  • 86. Guess Where London?
  • 87. The iEARN Project Book 92
  • 88. The Global Classroom Teacher’s Toolkit 93
  • 89. Innovation on Earth: Technology Toolkit 94
  • 90. Global Collaboration, Exploration & Innovation on iTunes U 95
  • 91. Apple Inc. Tools of the Trade Photobooth (photos, video, greenscreening) iChat AV or FaceTime (videoconferencing, desktop sharing recording) Garageband (recording, podcasting) iPod, iPod Touch, iPad - apps 96
  • 92. Generic Toolkit Still or video camera Web cam Chat client - Skype (free), Google Hangouts Digital recording device or web site that allows recording Collaborative workspace - Edmodo, Google Sites, Wikispaces Networks - Twitter, iEARN, ePals, TakingITGlobal, Global Ed ning Web 2.0 Tools - VoiceThread, Voki, Google Docs (Forms), Google Maps & Earth etc. 97
  • 93. 98
  • 94. 99 Connected Educators Month
  • 95. The Learning Revolution 100
  • 96. 101 Build professional relationships. Keep it simple. Join existing projects. Evolve.
  • 97. Make It Count - Casey Neistat 102
  • 98. Slides with clickable links available at http://www.lucygray.org ! @elemenous on Twitter ! Additional Resources: https://groups.diigo.com/group/globaleducation ! On Twitter, search for the following hashtags #globaled, #globaled14 #edchat, #pblchat, #pbl, #cblearn ! 103
  • 99. Lucy’s Contact Info 104 lucy@lucygrayconsulting.com http://lucygrayconsulting.com http://globaleducation.ning.com ! Username: elemenous On Skype, Twitter, YouTube, Diigo, Flickr, Delicious