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    Going Global: Preparing Students to be Citizens of the world Going Global: Preparing Students to be Citizens of the world Presentation Transcript

    • GOING GLOBAL Preparing Students To Be Citizens of the World Lucy Gray CPS TechTalk January 27, 2012 1Thursday, January 26, 12
    • LINKS Materials available at: http://www.lucygray.org Resources cited here should be clickable! 2Thursday, January 26, 12
    • Where the h*** is Matt? 3Thursday, January 26, 12
    • "...the future belongs to the nation that best educates its citizens…" -President Barack Obama 4Thursday, January 26, 12
    • A world class education system should call for globally connected schools 5Thursday, January 26, 12
    • WHY NOW? @oline73: Can you distill why globally connected classrooms are vital in 2010? Photo source 6Thursday, January 26, 12
    • 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. 7Thursday, January 26, 12
    • TODAY’S CONTEXT 8Thursday, January 26, 12
    • The influence of new media The push for 21st century skills The “highly connected teacher” The urgency presented by complex global problems 9Thursday, January 26, 12
    • 21st Century Students (and Teachers) New Connections Connected Individuals New Communities Virtual Communities New Content Collaborative Communities Connected in innovative and new ways 10Thursday, January 26, 12
    • Millennials Want to Learn… ✴With technology ✴With one another ✴Online ✴In their time ✴In their place ✴Doing things that matter 11Thursday, January 26, 12
    • “The Highly Connected Teacher” The National Educational Technology Plan 12Thursday, January 26, 12
    • The New Media Consortium Horizon Report K-12 Emerging technologies Adoption horizons 1 year or less 2 to 3 years 4 to 5 years 13Thursday, January 26, 12
    • The New Media Consortium Horizon Report 2011 K-12 1 year or less Cloud Computing Mobiles 2 to 3 years Game-based learning Open Content 4 to 5 years Learning Analytics Personal Learning Environments 2011 Report 14Thursday, January 26, 12
    • The Global Achievement Gap 21st Century Skills Critical Thinking and Problem-Solving Collaboration Across Networks and Leading by Influence Agility and Adaptability 15Thursday, January 26, 12
    • The Global Achievement Gap 21st Century Skills Initiative and Entrepreneurialism Effective Oral and Written Communication Accessing and Analyzing Information Curiosity and Imagination 16Thursday, January 26, 12
    • Partnership for 21st Century Skills http://www.p21.org/ 17Thursday, January 26, 12
    • CCSSO and Asia Society’s PGL New resource on global competence! Download a copy here. 18Thursday, January 26, 12
    • From Educating for Global Competence: Preparing our Youth to Engage the World 19Thursday, January 26, 12
    • From Educating for Global Competence: Preparing our Youth to Engage the World 20Thursday, January 26, 12
    • High Noon Issues involving the global commons Issues requiring a global commitment Issues needing a global regulatory approach 21Thursday, January 26, 12
    • Additional Resources Esther Wojcicki and Michael Levine Teaching for a Shared Future: American Educators Need to Think Globally EdWeek: Global Learning blog by Tony Jackson 22Thursday, January 26, 12
    • HOW DO YOU PREPARE STUDENTS? 23Thursday, January 26, 12
    • Edutopia February/March 2008 http://www.edutopia.org/sage-advice-world-citizens 24Thursday, January 26, 12
    • 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. 25Thursday, January 26, 12
    • 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. 26Thursday, January 26, 12
    • 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. 27Thursday, January 26, 12
    • Prepare students to be citizens of the world by being one yourself. Teach from a global perspective. 28Thursday, January 26, 12
    • Asia Society Globally Literate Educators Asia Society Partnership for Global Learning Teachers are: ✴ Skilled and knowledgeable ✴ Critical thinkers and problem solvers ✴ Culturally aware ✴ Aware of world events and global dynamics ✴ 21st Century literate ✴ Collaborative ✴ Use media and technology effectively in their work ✴ Responsible and ethical citizens 29Thursday, January 26, 12
    • Arlington Heights School District 25 http://www.ahsd25.k12.il.us/about_us/vision.php 30Thursday, January 26, 12
    • 31Thursday, January 26, 12
    • 32Thursday, January 26, 12
    • THINK Global School 12 countries in 12 trimesters 33Thursday, January 26, 12
    • YOUR EFFORTS? 34Thursday, January 26, 12
    • Take This Survey http://tinyurl.com/21stcenturyskillssurvey 35Thursday, January 26, 12
    • View Results Here http://tinyurl.com/21stcenturyskillssurveyresults 36Thursday, January 26, 12
    • Connect All Schools iEARN 37Thursday, January 26, 12
    • MY STORY 38Thursday, January 26, 12
    • Apple Distinguished Educators Global Awareness 2006 The World is Flat AWhole New Mind Berlin & Prague Rethink. Global Awareness. 39Thursday, January 26, 12
    • Classroom 2.0 Link 40Thursday, January 26, 12
    • Global Education Conference http://globaleducationconference.com 41Thursday, January 26, 12
    • 481,334 unique visitors 42Thursday, January 26, 12
    • 9,902 members from over 115 countries 43Thursday, January 26, 12
    • GEC Features Searchable member list Latest activity Forums and blogs Links to resources Events Project database Videos and photos 44Thursday, January 26, 12
    • Apple Distinguished Educators ADE Institute Asia 2008 Visited six Singaporean schools Worked with educators from Singapore, Hong Kong and assorted international schools Worked in teams to create collaborative projects 45Thursday, January 26, 12
    • The Education Project Bahrain 46Thursday, January 26, 12
    • Steve Hargadon 47Thursday, January 26, 12
    • 2011 CONFERENCE 48Thursday, January 26, 12
    • A Selection of Presenters and Partners Asia Society Partnership for Global Learning Bridges to Understanding Flat Classroom Project™ Global Nomads iEARN ePALS Journeys in Film Primary Source Roots and Shoots TakingITGlobal World Savvy 49Thursday, January 26, 12
    • Closing Session 50Thursday, January 26, 12
    • Homa Sabet Tavangar 51Thursday, January 26, 12
    • Polar Bears International 52Thursday, January 26, 12
    • Polar Bears International 53Thursday, January 26, 12
    • Brian Mannix 54Thursday, January 26, 12
    • Milton Brown 55Thursday, January 26, 12
    • Catlin Gabel School Program Information 56Thursday, January 26, 12
    • 2011 CONFERENCE 57Thursday, January 26, 12
    • Pam Allyn - LitWorld 58Thursday, January 26, 12
    • Greg Jacobs - Louder Than a Bomb 59Thursday, January 26, 12
    • Alan November 60Thursday, January 26, 12
    • The Shoah Foundation 61Thursday, January 26, 12
    • EXAMPLES 62Thursday, January 26, 12
    • Basic Project Earth Day Groceries ProjectMark Ahlness 63Thursday, January 26, 12
    • Next Steps Around the World with 80 Schools Silvia Tolisano 64Thursday, January 26, 12
    • Next Steps Google Lit TripsJerome Burg 65Thursday, January 26, 12
    • Deep Cuts Sample VideoValerie Becker 66Thursday, January 26, 12
    • Deep Cuts WikiValerie Becker 67Thursday, January 26, 12
    • Deep Cuts AWhole New MindKarl Fisch 68Thursday, January 26, 12
    • The iEARN Project Book 69Thursday, January 26, 12
    • Three Cups of Controversy Greg Mortenson Central Asia Institute Pennies for Peace Three Cups of Tea What Mortenson Got Wrong American Institute of Philanthropy Better Business Bureau Charity Navigator Great NonProfits GuideStar 70Thursday, January 26, 12
    • TOOLS OF THE TRADE 71Thursday, January 26, 12
    • Apple Inc. Tools of the Trade Photobooth (photos, video, greenscreening) iChat AV (videoconferencing, desktop sharing recording) Garageband (recording, podcasting) iPod, iPod Touch, iPad - microphone attachments & apps 72Thursday, January 26, 12
    • Suggested Toolkit Still or video camera - Kodak cameras Web Cam - Logitech Chat client - Skype (free) Digital recording device or web site Collaborative workspace - Think.com (Thinkquest), blogs, wikis Networks - Twitter, iEARN, ePals, Global Ed ning 73Thursday, January 26, 12
    • Recommendations Learn to network; network to learn Keep it authentic Start small and design very structured projects Join an existing group project Develop a customized vision of 21st century learning for your classroom, school and district 74Thursday, January 26, 12
    • Where the h*** is Matt 2? 75Thursday, January 26, 12
    • Connect with Lucy elemenous@gmail.com elemenous On Twitter, Slideshare, YouTube, Flickr etc. Blog http://www.lucygray.org The Global Education Collaborative http://globaleducation.ning.com Social bookmarking resources http://groups.diigo.com/ group/globaleducation http://www.delicious.com/tag/ globaleducation 76Thursday, January 26, 12