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Global TL: Librarians without Borders


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Panel for Expanding the school library: connecting students with students, across international boundaries, using modern technology - IRRT Chair’s Program …

Panel for Expanding the school library: connecting students with students, across international boundaries, using modern technology - IRRT Chair’s Program
ALA, 6/29/14

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  • Glad to see you, and see this slide deck. Happy to join globaltl and keep the horizons expanding. Can't wait for extraterrestrial collaborations, though not holding my breath.
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  • We are at a point of convergence
  • Librarians can hit the start button
  • We can give the go-ahead
  • Not changing what we’re teaching but reconsidering it through a global lens.
  • We can help connect libraries, classrooms, learners, teachers.
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    • 1. proposing joyce kasman valenz Rutgers University, S
    • 2. flattened global economy easy, free communication to new workplace demands online communities of pra librarians without bor participation is possible! unprecedented migration 24/7 everywhere news cycle citizen journalism
    • 3. geo-politics geo-sports geo-medicine geo-learning geo-business geo-gaming geo-environmental awarene geo-culture geo-news geo-development
    • 4. but what if . . . We always made curricular connects Are connections part of collection building? Are we modeling new research and collaboration strategies?
    • 5. Not changing what we’re teaching . . . but considering it through a globa
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    • 7. “The network is the learning.” George Siemens Big problems are solved not by individuals, but by networks.
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    • 9. Bartke, Cornelius. “Walking a Thin Line.” Flickr. Web.
    • 10. Fast trend: Shift to deeper learning approaches: Project-based learning, problem-based learning, inquiry-based learning, challenge- based learning, and similar methods foster more active learning experiences, both inside and outside the classroom. As technologies such as tablets and smartphones are more readily accepted in schools, educators are leveraging these tools, which students already use, to connect the curriculum with real life applications. These active learning approaches are decidedly more student-centered, allowing learners to take control of how they engage with a subject and to brainstorm and implement solutions to pressing local and global problems.
    • 11. online learners vs. networked learners
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    • 23. The globally literate individual possess current knowledge about the world, has the ability to connect people to places, and can develop informed decisions regarding contemporary issues. (89)
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    • 36. Imagination Foundation & Global Cardboard Challenge:
    • 37. My blog: My tweets: @joycevalenza My deets: This preso: