Get Globally Connected<br />
Educational Consultant<br />Silvia Rosenthal Tolisano<br />GloballyConnectedLearning.com<br />Langwitches.org<br />
What does it mean to Globalize the Classroom?<br />
What does a Global Educator Look Like?<br />
What can I do to prepare my students for the future?<br />
How do I become a Globally Connected Educator?<br />
How do you infuse global awareness beyond food, music, games, festivals,language or art?<br />
Globally Connected Students Need Globally Connected Teachers<br />
Why?<br />How?<br />Resources<br />
Why?<br />http://blog.mywonderfulworld.org/<br />
Ignorance of how the US fits into the wider world<br />
Only 37% of young Americans can find Iraq on a map<br />
20% of young Americans think Sudan is in Asia<br />
50% can’t find New York on a U.S. map<br />
6 in 10 young Americans don't speak a foreign language fluently.<br />
9 in 10 (89%) do not correspond regularly with anyone outside the US.<br />
As many as one third (32%) would miss a conference<br />call scheduled with someone in another time zone.<br />
Young people in the USA are unprepared for an increasingly global & interconnected future.<br />
In an era of ubiquitous interconnection, global awareness does not mean simply learning about other cultures,  foods and h...
21st Century Teachers & Learners recognize that EVERYTHING is connected<br />
The knowledge, skills, and disposition to understand and act creatively and innovatively on issues of global significance....
Investigate the World<br />
Recognize Perspective<br />
Communicate Ideas<br />
Take Action<br />
How?<br />
Newspapermap.com<br />
Be Web Literate: Add Global Perspective to your Searches<br />
Use Translation Tools<br />Tom.com-China<br />Sueddeutsche.de-Germany<br />NouvelObs-France<br />Nord-Cinema-France<br />G...
Don’t be a Wallflower<br />
Don’t Shout Out <br />into the World<br />
Participate in Global Conferences<br />
http://www.scribd.com/doc/58497622/Globally-Connected-Learning<br />
My Personal Learning Network<br />
Resources<br />
AroundTheWorldWith80Schools.net<br />
VoiceThread- What Could It Mean?<br />
Student Blogging Challenge<br />
Flat Classroom Projects<br />
Global Awareness Projects & Reflection<br />
Teddy Bears Around The World<br />
Why?<br />How?<br />Resources<br />
Questions<br />Silvia Rosenthal Tolisano<br />Globally Connected Learning<br />Website: globallyconnectedlearning.com<br /...
Image Credits<br />Upside Down Globehttp://www.flickr.com/photos/jenmaiser/3694740123/<br />Drill by Mike Fisherhttp://www...
Credit & Resources<br />Survey National Geographic- Roper Public Affairs 2006 Geographic Literacy Study<br />http://www.my...
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    1. 1. Get Globally Connected<br />
    2. 2. Educational Consultant<br />Silvia Rosenthal Tolisano<br />GloballyConnectedLearning.com<br />Langwitches.org<br />
    3. 3. What does it mean to Globalize the Classroom?<br />
    4. 4. What does a Global Educator Look Like?<br />
    5. 5. What can I do to prepare my students for the future?<br />
    6. 6. How do I become a Globally Connected Educator?<br />
    7. 7. How do you infuse global awareness beyond food, music, games, festivals,language or art?<br />
    8. 8. Globally Connected Students Need Globally Connected Teachers<br />
    9. 9. Why?<br />How?<br />Resources<br />
    10. 10. Why?<br />http://blog.mywonderfulworld.org/<br />
    11. 11. Ignorance of how the US fits into the wider world<br />
    12. 12. Only 37% of young Americans can find Iraq on a map<br />
    13. 13. 20% of young Americans think Sudan is in Asia<br />
    14. 14. 50% can’t find New York on a U.S. map<br />
    15. 15. 6 in 10 young Americans don't speak a foreign language fluently.<br />
    16. 16. 9 in 10 (89%) do not correspond regularly with anyone outside the US.<br />
    17. 17. As many as one third (32%) would miss a conference<br />call scheduled with someone in another time zone.<br />
    18. 18. Young people in the USA are unprepared for an increasingly global & interconnected future.<br />
    19. 19. In an era of ubiquitous interconnection, global awareness does not mean simply learning about other cultures, foods and holidays.<br />Scott McLeod<br />
    20. 20. 21st Century Teachers & Learners recognize that EVERYTHING is connected<br />
    21. 21.
    22. 22. The knowledge, skills, and disposition to understand and act creatively and innovatively on issues of global significance.<br />
    23. 23. Investigate the World<br />
    24. 24. Recognize Perspective<br />
    25. 25. Communicate Ideas<br />
    26. 26. Take Action<br />
    27. 27. How?<br />
    28. 28.
    29. 29.
    30. 30.
    31. 31. Newspapermap.com<br />
    32. 32. Be Web Literate: Add Global Perspective to your Searches<br />
    33. 33. Use Translation Tools<br />Tom.com-China<br />Sueddeutsche.de-Germany<br />NouvelObs-France<br />Nord-Cinema-France<br />G1 Globo-Brazil<br />Zeit Online-Germany La Información-Spain<br />Spiegel Online-Germ Focus Online-Gmany<br />Komika Magasin-Swedish<br />Marmiton.org-France<br />Elle-France<br />
    34. 34.
    35. 35. Don’t be a Wallflower<br />
    36. 36. Don’t Shout Out <br />into the World<br />
    37. 37.
    38. 38.
    39. 39.
    40. 40.
    41. 41. Participate in Global Conferences<br />
    42. 42. http://www.scribd.com/doc/58497622/Globally-Connected-Learning<br />
    43. 43. My Personal Learning Network<br />
    44. 44.
    45. 45. Resources<br />
    46. 46.
    47. 47.
    48. 48.
    49. 49.
    50. 50.
    51. 51. AroundTheWorldWith80Schools.net<br />
    52. 52. VoiceThread- What Could It Mean?<br />
    53. 53. Student Blogging Challenge<br />
    54. 54. Flat Classroom Projects<br />
    55. 55. Global Awareness Projects & Reflection<br />
    56. 56. Teddy Bears Around The World<br />
    57. 57. Why?<br />How?<br />Resources<br />
    58. 58. Questions<br />Silvia Rosenthal Tolisano<br />Globally Connected Learning<br />Website: globallyconnectedlearning.com<br />Blog:<br />Langwitches.org/blog<br />Twitter:<br />langwitches<br />Wiki: <br />langwitches.wikispaces.com<br />
    59. 59. Image Credits<br />Upside Down Globehttp://www.flickr.com/photos/jenmaiser/3694740123/<br />Drill by Mike Fisherhttp://www.flickr.com/photos/grade6kms/5103565561/<br />
    60. 60. Credit & Resources<br />Survey National Geographic- Roper Public Affairs 2006 Geographic Literacy Study<br />http://www.myWonderfulWorld.org<br />Google Maps<br />Google Earth<br />VoiceThread<br />Wikis<br />Blogs<br />Skype <br />

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