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Going Global - Summer 2012

Going Global - Summer 2012



Updated slides for presentations at Connections Conference, Partnership for Global Learning conference, and the SDE differentiation conferen

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    • Going Global Preparing Students to be Citizens of the World Lucy Gray Lucy Gray Consulting lucy@lucygrayconsulting.com 1
    • Additional Resources: http://goo.gl/4vg5s 2
    • Let’s Get in the Mood 3
    • Where is Matt? 4
    • Agenda 5 My Story The Context Vision and Mindset Mapping This Space The Global Education Conference & Network Example Projects The Classroom Teacher’s Toolkit
    • Lucy Gray 6 Consultant Co-Founder of the Global Education Collaborative and Conference Apple Distinguished Educator Google Certified Teacher Middle School Computer Science Primary Grades Image Source: http://www.flickr.com/photos/genista/6898950/
    • Apple Distinguished Educators Global Awareness 2006 The World is Flat A Whole New Mind Berlin & Prague Rethink. Global Awareness. 7
    • Classroom 2.0 Link 8
    • Global Education Collaborative & Conference 9 Text
    • Mission 10 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.
    • Over 500,000 unique visitors 11
    • Over 10,000 members from 142 countries 12
    • GEC Features Groups Searchable member list Latest activity Discussion forums and blogs Links to resources Events Project database Videos and photos 13
    • Learning 2.012The Education Project 2010 Apple Asia Distinguished Educator Institute 2008 Connecting Globally 14
    • The Context 15
    • "...the future belongs to the nation that best educates its citizens…" -President Barack Obama 16
    • Arne Duncan Diane Ravitch A NEW NATION AT RISK MOMENT? 17 Rahm Emanuel
    • 18 Factory Model = Compliance Learning By Doing Model = Communication, Creativity, and Collaboration Where do you stand?
    • A world class education system should call for globally connected schools 19
    • @oline73: Can you distill why globally connected classrooms are vital in 2010? Photo source 20
    • 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. 21
    • The influence of new media The push for 21st century skills The “highly connected teacher” The urgency presented by complex global problems 4 Factors Within This Context 22
    • 21st Century Students & Teachers New Connections Connected Individuals New Communities Virtual Communities New Content Collaborative Communities Connected in innovative and new ways 23
    • Millennials Want to Learn… With technology With one another Online In their time In their place Doing things that matter 24
    • “The Highly Connected Teacher” 25
    • The New Media Consortium The K12 Horizon Report 26
    • The New Media Consortium The K12 Horizon Report Emerging technologies Adoption horizons 1 year or less 2 to 3 years 4 to 5 years 27
    • The New Media Consortium The K12 Horizon Report 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 28
    • The Global Achievement Gap 21st Century Skills Critical Thinking and Problem-Solving Collaboration Across Networks and Leading by Influence Agility and Adaptability Initiative and Entrepreneurialism Effective Oral and Written Communication Accessing and Analyzing Information Curiosity and Imagination 29
    • Partnership for 21st Century Skills 30
    • CCSSO and Asia Society’s Partnership for Global Learning New resource on global competence! Download a copy here. Attend the PGL conference 31
    • From Educating for Global Competence: Preparing our Youth to Engage the World 32
    • High Noon Issues involving the global commons Issues requiring a global commitment Issues needing a global regulatory approach 33
    • Flat Classroom Project® & Book Julie Lindsay & Vicki Davis Steps to Flattening Your Classroom Project Development PD Toolkit 34
    • Additional Resources 35 Esther Wojcicki and Michael Levine Teaching for a Shared Future: American Educators Need to Think Globally EdWeek: Global Learning blog by Tony Jackson
    • Vision & Mindset 36
    • Edutopia February/March 2008 http://www.edutopia.org/sage-advice-world-citizens 37
    • 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. 38
    • 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. 39
    • 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. 40
    • Prepare students to be citizens of the world by being one yourself. Teach from a global perspective. 41
    • Mapping This Space 43
    • Take This Survey 44 http://tinyurl.com/21stcenturyskillssurvey
    • View Results Here 45 http://tinyurl.com/21stcenturyskillssurveyresults
    • Connect All Schools 46
    • The Global Education Conference & Network 47
    • Global Education Conference http://globaleducationconference.com 48
    • Steve Hargadon 49
    • Closing Session 50
    • 2010 - Brian Mannix 51
    • 2010 - Polar Bears International 52
    • 2010 - Catlin Gabel School 53
    • 2011 - Pam Allyn - LitWorld 54
    • 2011 - Greg Jacobs - Louder Than a Bomb 55
    • 2011 - The Shoah Foundation 56
    • Example Projects 57
    • Earth Day Groceries ProjectMark Ahlness 58
    • Projects By Jen 59 Jen Wagner
    • Around the World with 80 Schools Silvia Tolisano 60
    • 61 Rob Sbaglia The Writer’s Club
    • Google Lit TripsJerome Burg 62
    • Sample VideoValerie Becker 63
    • WikiValerie Becker 64
    • A Whole New MindKarl Fisch 65
    • The iEARN Project Book 66
    • Avoiding 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 67
    • The Classroom Teacher’s Toolkit 68
    • Apple Inc. Tools of the Trade Photobooth (photos, video, greenscreening) iChat AV (videoconferencing, desktop sharing recording) Garageband (recording, podcasting) iPod, iPod Touch, iPad - apps 69
    • Global Collaboration, Exploration & Innovation on iTunes U 70
    • Generic 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), Google Sites, Wikispaces Networks - Twitter, iEARN, ePals, TakingITGlobal, Global Ed ning Web 2.0 Tools - VoiceThread, Voki, Google Docs (Forms), Google Maps & Earth 71
    • Starting Points ePals Buck Institute for Education iEARN-USA International Baccalaureate Facing the Future Flat Classroom Project Global Nomads One World Education Primary Source Rock Our World Roots & Shoots TakingITGlobal Voices Education Project World Savvy 72
    • 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 73
    • Where the h*** is Matt 2? 74
    • Slides with clickable links available at http://www.lucygray.org Additional Resources: http://tinyurl.com/globalnewleaf 75
    • Lucy’s Contact Info 76 lucy@lucygrayconsulting.com http://lucygrayconsulting.com http://globaleducation.ning.com Username: elemenous On Skype, Twitter, YouTube, Diigo, Flickr, Delicious