Get Globally Connected

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If we want globally connected students, we need globally connected educators.

If we want globally connected students, we need globally connected educators.

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  • 1. Get Globally Connected
  • 2. Educational Consultant
    Silvia Rosenthal Tolisano
    GloballyConnectedLearning.com
    Langwitches.org
  • 3. What does it mean to Globalize the Classroom?
  • 4. What does a Global Educator Look Like?
  • 5. What can I do to prepare my students for the future?
  • 6. How do I become a Globally Connected Educator?
  • 7. How do you infuse global awareness beyond food, music, games, festivals,language or art?
  • 8. Globally Connected Students Need Globally Connected Teachers
  • 9. Why?
    How?
    Resources
  • 10. Why?
    http://blog.mywonderfulworld.org/
  • 11. Ignorance of how the US fits into the wider world
  • 12. Only 37% of young Americans can find Iraq on a map
  • 13. 20% of young Americans think Sudan is in Asia
  • 14. 50% can’t find New York on a U.S. map
  • 15. 6 in 10 young Americans don't speak a foreign language fluently.
  • 16. 9 in 10 (89%) do not correspond regularly with anyone outside the US.
  • 17. As many as one third (32%) would miss a conference
    call scheduled with someone in another time zone.
  • 18. Young people in the USA are unprepared for an increasingly global & interconnected future.
  • 19. In an era of ubiquitous interconnection, global awareness does not mean simply learning about other cultures, foods and holidays.
    Scott McLeod
  • 20. 21st Century Teachers & Learners recognize that EVERYTHING is connected
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  • 22. The knowledge, skills, and disposition to understand and act creatively and innovatively on issues of global significance.
  • 23. Investigate the World
  • 24. Recognize Perspective
  • 25. Communicate Ideas
  • 26. Take Action
  • 27. How?
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  • 31. Newspapermap.com
  • 32. Be Web Literate: Add Global Perspective to your Searches
  • 33. Use Translation Tools
    Tom.com-China
    Sueddeutsche.de-Germany
    NouvelObs-France
    Nord-Cinema-France
    G1 Globo-Brazil
    Zeit Online-Germany La Información-Spain
    Spiegel Online-Germ Focus Online-Gmany
    Komika Magasin-Swedish
    Marmiton.org-France
    Elle-France
  • 34.
  • 35. Don’t be a Wallflower
  • 36. Don’t Shout Out
    into the World
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  • 41. Participate in Global Conferences
  • 42. http://www.scribd.com/doc/58497622/Globally-Connected-Learning
  • 43. My Personal Learning Network
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  • 45. Resources
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  • 51. AroundTheWorldWith80Schools.net
  • 52. VoiceThread- What Could It Mean?
  • 53. Student Blogging Challenge
  • 54. Flat Classroom Projects
  • 55. Global Awareness Projects & Reflection
  • 56. Teddy Bears Around The World
  • 57. Why?
    How?
    Resources
  • 58. Questions
    Silvia Rosenthal Tolisano
    Globally Connected Learning
    Website: globallyconnectedlearning.com
    Blog:
    Langwitches.org/blog
    Twitter:
    langwitches
    Wiki:
    langwitches.wikispaces.com
  • 59. Image Credits
    Upside Down Globehttp://www.flickr.com/photos/jenmaiser/3694740123/
    Drill by Mike Fisherhttp://www.flickr.com/photos/grade6kms/5103565561/
  • 60. Credit & Resources
    Survey National Geographic- Roper Public Affairs 2006 Geographic Literacy Study
    http://www.myWonderfulWorld.org
    Google Maps
    Google Earth
    VoiceThread
    Wikis
    Blogs
    Skype