Misti HollowayITC 5220-375March 31, 2012
Discussion Points              How is the world flat? What is globalization? What are the attributes of 21st Century l...
How is the world flat?                1. As a group, discuss your understanding of         globalization. (2-3 minutes)  ...
What is globalization?                 1. As a group, discuss your           understanding of globalization. (2-3        ...
What are the attributes of 21 st Century Learners?                          1. As a group, discuss your understanding of ...
21st Century Learning in           Our SchoolEducation Goals for21st                                                     ...
Is competition in education        healthy?                       1.As a group, discuss the different ways  students, tea...
How can we reform education to    adapt to global trends?                             1. As a group, discuss how we can r...
References                        Thomas Friedmans Three Eras of Globalization. (2008, August 22).  UnitedWayofGNH. Retr...
References cont.                   Public schools shortchanging students? (2011, April 22). CNN  Weekend Shows. Retrieve...
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  1. 1. Misti HollowayITC 5220-375March 31, 2012
  2. 2. Discussion Points  How is the world flat? What is globalization? What are the attributes of 21st Century learners? Is competition in education healthy? How do we change education from within to adapt to global trends?
  3. 3. How is the world flat?  1. As a group, discuss your understanding of globalization. (2-3 minutes) 2. Let’s watch the video provided to hear how our world is flat. 3. After watching this video, as a group, discuss how a flat world affects education today. What are the implications for our students? (5-7 minutes) 4. Large group discussion: What is globalization, and what are its implications for education today? (5-7 minutes)
  4. 4. What is globalization?  1. As a group, discuss your understanding of globalization. (2-3 minutes) 2. Let’s watch the two videos provided to hear other views of globalization. 3. After watching these videos, as a group, discuss how globalization affects students in your classroom— now and for the future. (3-5 minutes) 4. Large group discussion. (5-7 minutes)
  5. 5. What are the attributes of 21 st Century Learners?  1. As a group, discuss your understanding of what it means to be a 21st Century Learner. (3-5 minutes) 2. Let’s watch the videos provided to understand 21st Century learning. 3. After watching these videos, as a group, discuss the importance of 21st Century learning for students—now and for the future. (5-7 minutes) 4. Large group discussion: What does it mean to be a 21st Century Learner? Why is 21st Century learning important now and for the future? (5-7 minutes)
  6. 6. 21st Century Learning in Our SchoolEducation Goals for21st  Century  Review the district goals for Learners in Stokes County 21st Century learning provided. Schools  Large group discussion: What do these goals mean? (5-7 minutes)  In your groups, discuss how your classroom is helping our students develop as 21st Century learners. (3-5 minutes)  Large group discussion: Each group shares 1-2 ideas. (7-10 minutes)
  7. 7. Is competition in education healthy? 1.As a group, discuss the different ways students, teachers, and schools compete locally and globally. (3-5 minutes)2.Now, discuss the positive and negative aspects of competition for our students. (3-5 minutes)3.Large group discussion: Is competition healthy for our students? Is it a motivator for success? (7-10 minutes)
  8. 8. How can we reform education to adapt to global trends?  1. As a group, discuss how we can reform our school to better prepare our students for global trends in postsecondary education and the workforce. (5- 7 minutes) 2. Let’s watch the videos provided to view other ideas of education reform. 3. After watching these videos, as a group, discuss methods of education reform we can put into practice now in our school. (5-7 minutes) 4. Large group discussion: How can we reform education at our school now? What are the implications of using global trends to drive reform? (5-7 minutes)
  9. 9. References  Thomas Friedmans Three Eras of Globalization. (2008, August 22). UnitedWayofGNH. Retrieved from http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=lp4znWHvsjU What Thomas Friedman means when he says "the world is flat". (2008, April 22). UnitedWayofGNH. Retrieved from http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=oM2BguxRSyY 21st Century Skills: How do we get there? (2009, January 27). galushaj. Retrieved from http://www.bing.com/videos/search?q=what+does+it+mean+to+be+a+21st+ce ntury+learner%3f&view=detail&mid=8482F46DDCDAFE6D81E98482F46DD CDAFE6D81E9&first=0 Globalization and education.mov. (2011, March 22). GEO101E4. Retrieved from http://www.bing.com/videos/search?q=globalization+and+education&view=d etail&mid=70DAB3BA78D1455A726070DAB3BA78D1455A7260&first=0
  10. 10. References cont.  Public schools shortchanging students? (2011, April 22). CNN Weekend Shows. Retrieved from http://www.cnn.com/video/?/video/bestoftv/2011/04/22/exp.ybl. bennett.noguera.education.cnn Thomas Friedman Comments on Olin College. (2011, May 3). FranklinWOlinCollege. Retrieved from http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=shn4bBF3_ME Fisch, K. (2008). Shift Happens. Retrieved from http://www.glumbert.com/media/shift Friedman, T. (2007). The world is flat 3.0: A brief history of the 21st century. New York: Picador. West Stokes School Improvement Team. (2011). 2011-2012 School improvement plan. Unpublished manuscript.
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