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Mcginnis TeacherPrep

  1. 1. Global Awareness in Teacher Education (GATE) Fellows Preparing Teachers to Teach About the World Asia Society Panel Presentation J. Randy McGinnis July 11, 2008
  2. 2. GATE Fellows Program <ul><li>GOAL: To support increased attention to global perspectives in our teacher education program through </li></ul><ul><ul><li>individual projects and </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>a collective contribution to the </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>College’s priority of internationalization </li></ul></ul>
  3. 3. GATE Fellows Program <ul><li>Modeled on the Lilly-Council on Teaching Excellence (CTE) Teaching Fellows program for faculty development and dialogue </li></ul><ul><li>Supported by a grant from the Longview Foundation </li></ul>
  4. 4. GATE Fellows Program <ul><li>Mandates for GATE Fellows: </li></ul><ul><li>Conduct projects to internationalize teacher education in the College of Education </li></ul><ul><li>Individually receive a stipend and a small amount for curriculum development </li></ul><ul><li>Lead a capstone conference in November, 2008 on internationalizing teacher education </li></ul>
  5. 5. GATE Fellows Program From left: Rebecca Oxford, Jeanne Galbraith, Jing Lin, J. Randy McGinnis, Roberta Lavine, and Jennifer Turner, GATE Fellows; Saul Sosnowski, Associate Provost for International Affairs and Director, Office of International Programs (and major GATE supporter); Lisa Swayhoover, Graduate Assistant, GATE Fellows Program; and Jim Greenberg, GATE Fellows Program Director. Missing: Jeanine Staples, GATE Fellow.
  6. 6. Who Are the GATE Fellows? <ul><li>Jeanne Galbraith , Human Development (Early Childhood Education) </li></ul><ul><li>Roberta Lavine , Arts & Humanities: Spanish and Portuguese / Education: Curriculum and Instruction (Second Language Education and Culture) </li></ul><ul><li>Jing Lin , International Education Policy </li></ul>
  7. 7. Who Are the GATE Fellows? <ul><li>J. Randy McGinnis , Curriculum and Instruction (Science Education) </li></ul><ul><li>Rebecca Oxford , Curriculum and Instruction (Second Language Education and Culture) </li></ul><ul><li>Jeanine Staples , Special Education </li></ul><ul><li>Jennifer Turner , Curriculum and Instruction (Reading) </li></ul>
  8. 8. <ul><li>JEANNE GALBRAITH </li></ul><ul><li>Human Development </li></ul><ul><li>Project: </li></ul><ul><li>Exploring International </li></ul><ul><li>Perspectives in Early </li></ul><ul><li>Childhood Education </li></ul>
  9. 9. <ul><li>JEANINE STAPLES </li></ul><ul><li>Special Education </li></ul><ul><li>Project: </li></ul><ul><li>Toward an Interpretive Social </li></ul><ul><li>Action Framework Against Global </li></ul><ul><li>Linguistic Violence for Reading/ </li></ul><ul><li>English/Language Arts </li></ul><ul><li>Teacher Candidates </li></ul>
  10. 10. <ul><li>ROBERTA LAVINE </li></ul><ul><li>Spanish and Portuguese / </li></ul><ul><li>Curriculum and Instruction </li></ul><ul><li>Project: </li></ul><ul><li>Developing Electronic </li></ul><ul><li>Relationships Internationally </li></ul>
  11. 11. <ul><li>JING LIN </li></ul><ul><li>International Education Policy </li></ul><ul><li>Project: </li></ul><ul><li>Co-Creating an International </li></ul><ul><li>Honors Course: “Great Thinkers </li></ul><ul><li>East and West: Cultural and </li></ul><ul><li>Educational Dialogues” (with </li></ul><ul><li>Rebecca Oxford) </li></ul>
  12. 12. <ul><li>J. RANDY McGINNIS </li></ul><ul><li>Curriculum and Instruction </li></ul><ul><li>Project: </li></ul><ul><li>Internationalizing the </li></ul><ul><li>Preparation of Science </li></ul><ul><li>Teachers by Application of a </li></ul><ul><li>Climate Change Module in an </li></ul><ul><li>Undergraduate Science </li></ul><ul><li>Methods Course </li></ul><ul><li>(with Emily Hestess) </li></ul>
  13. 13. <ul><li>REBECCA OXFORD </li></ul><ul><li>Curriculum and Instruction </li></ul><ul><li>Project: </li></ul><ul><li>Co-Creating an International </li></ul><ul><li>Honors Course: “Great Thinkers </li></ul><ul><li>East and West: Cultural and </li></ul><ul><li>Educational Dialogues” (with </li></ul><ul><li>Jing Lin) </li></ul>
  14. 14. <ul><li>JENNIFER TURNER </li></ul><ul><li>Curriculum and Instruction </li></ul><ul><li>Project: </li></ul><ul><li>Learning about Global Diversity </li></ul><ul><li>through Multicultural Literature </li></ul><ul><li>in a Graduate Reading Course </li></ul>
  15. 15. Forthcoming Capstone Event <ul><li>College of Education Conference on Global Awareness </li></ul><ul><li>in Teacher Education (By Invitation) </li></ul><ul><li>November, 2008 </li></ul><ul><li>Purposes: </li></ul><ul><li>Share principles and tangible practices for internationalizing teacher education, including our GATE Fellows Projects </li></ul><ul><li>Demonstrate leadership in internationalizing teacher education </li></ul><ul><li>Find out how others are internationalizing teacher education </li></ul><ul><li>in the University of Maryland System and in K-12 faculty development </li></ul><ul><li>Develop networks for supporting greater internationalization </li></ul><ul><li>of teacher education </li></ul>
  16. 16. Forthcoming Capstone Event <ul><li>Possible Participants (tentative list only): </li></ul><ul><li>GATE Fellows </li></ul><ul><li>College of Education Departments and Dean’s Office </li></ul><ul><li>Departments in Other Colleges Collaborating in Teacher Education </li></ul><ul><li>University of Maryland Office of International Programs </li></ul><ul><li>Faculty from Other Universities in the University of Maryland System </li></ul><ul><li>K-12 Teachers and K-12 Faculty Developers </li></ul>
  17. 17. Who Deserves Our Applause and Appreciation? <ul><li>Jim Greenberg , Program Director </li></ul><ul><li>Lisa Swayhoover , Graduate Assistant / Resource Specialist </li></ul>
  18. 18. Who Deserves Our Appreciation? <ul><li>Betsy Devlin-Foltz, Executive Director Longview Foundation </li></ul>
  19. 19. Our Funder <ul><li>8639 B Sixteenth Street, Box 211 </li></ul><ul><li>Silver Spring MD 20910 </li></ul><ul><li>301-681-0899 </li></ul><ul><li>http://www.longviewfdn.org/ </li></ul>Who Deserves Our Applause and Appreciation?
  20. 20. Excerpts from the Mission of the Longview Foundation for World Affairs and International Understanding <ul><li>Eliminating global poverty, solving international conflicts, working in new markets, and addressing global health and environmental problems require international knowledge and cooperation. </li></ul><ul><li>In our increasingly diverse communities in the United States, knowledge of other cultures is essential to strengthening our own democracy. </li></ul><ul><li>The UM GATE Fellows Agree! </li></ul>
  21. 22. Possible Futures <ul><li>As GATE FELLOWS, we want to continue learning and to share what we know </li></ul><ul><li>We plan to be leaders and catalysts in internationalizing teacher education </li></ul><ul><li>We want to connect our efforts to the internationalizing of the entire campus (see new Strategic Plan) </li></ul>
  22. 23. Possible Futures <ul><li>Examples of possible follow-up projects mentioned by some of our GATE Fellows: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Increasing the number of internationalized teacher education courses in the College </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Leading international study tours for faculty and administrators </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Conducting summer and winter term courses overseas for teacher candidates (example: taking teacher candidates to visit schools and assist in short-term teaching in China) </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Researching the internationalizing process </li></ul></ul>
  23. 24. Acknowledgments Rebecca Oxford, who developed the GATE Fellows PowerPoint from which this presentation was drawn.

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