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  • 1. Global Citizenship MattersA proposal for a new Flat Classroom Project
    Presented by Honor Moorman
    The International School of the Americas, San Antonio, Texas, USA
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  • 3. Mark Gerzon’s Five Stages of Becoming a Global Citizen
    Citizen 1.0 – Worldview based on one’s self (egocentric)
    Citizen 2.0 – Worldview based on one’s group (ideocentric)
    Citizen 3.0 – Worldview based on one’s nation (sociocentric)
    Citizen 4.0 – Worldview based on multiple cultures (multicentric)
    Citizen 5.0 – Worldview based on the whole Earth (geocentric)
  • 4. Four Main Actions Required for Developing Global Citizenship
    Witnessing – opening our eyes
    Learning – opening our minds
    Connecting – creating relationships
    Geo-partnering – working together
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  • 9. TED Talks
  • 10. “A Typographic Visualization of Every TED Talk, Ever” Brain Pickings, 28 April 2009
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  • 18. The NCTE Definition of 21st Century Literacies
    Develop proficiency with the tools of technology
    Build relationships with others to pose and solve problems collaboratively and cross-culturally
    Design and share information for global communities to meet a variety of purposes
    Manage, analyze and synthesize multiple streams of simultaneous information
    Create, critique, analyze, and evaluate multi-media texts
    Attend to the ethical responsibilities required by these complex environments
  • 19. enGuage: 21st Century Skillsfrom Metiri Group
    Digital Age Literacy
    Multicultural Literacy
    Global Awareness
  • 20. 21st Century Interdisciplinary Themesfrom The Partnership for 21st Century Skills
    Global Awareness
    Economic literacy
    Civic Literacy
    Health Literacy
    Environmental Literacy
  • 21. enGuage: 21st Century Skillsfrom Metiri Group
    Communication and Collaboration
    Students develop cultural understanding and global awareness by engaging with learners of other cultures
  • 22. “Teaching students about the world is not a subject in itself, separate from other content areas, but should be an integral part of all subjects taught. We need to open global gateways and inspire students to explore beyond their national borders.”
    Vivien Stewart“Becoming Citizens of the World”Educational Leadership, April 2007
  • 23. “Global Competence is the knowledge, skills, and dispositions to understand and act creatively and innovatively on issues of global significance.”~Council of Chief State School Officers’ EdSteps Project in partnership with the Asia Society Partnership for Global Learning
  • 24. Global Leadership Performance Outcomes
    Investigate the World: Discover and Explore Global Knowledge
    Recognize Perspectives: Apply Cross-Cultural Understanding
    Communicate Ideas: Connect and Collaborate across Boundaries
    Take Action: Participate and Contribute Globally
  • 25. Project Design
    Global Citizenship Matters
    Global citizenship, contemporary issues of global significance, service learning
    21c literacies, global competence
    Grades 9-12, ages 13-18
    Outcomes: wiki pages, multimedia projects
    Optional: talks to be given at TEDxYouth event