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This presentation was given to the Maryland State Education Association's Representative Assembly on October 16, 2010. …

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  • Averages for all American subgroups differ significantly from the Finland average at the p < .05 level Source: Baldi, S., Jin, Y., Skemer, M., Green, P.J., and Herget, D. (2007). Highlights From PISA 2006: Performance of U.S. 15-Year-Old Students in Science and Mathematics Literacy in an International Context (NCES 2008–016). National Center for Education Statistics, Institute of Education Sciences, U.S. Department of Education. Online at http://nces.ed.gov/pubsearch/pubsinfo.asp?pubid=2008016
  • Source: Baer, J., Baldi, S., Ayotte, K., and Green, P. (2007). The Reading Literacy of U.S. Fourth-Grade Students in an International Context: Results From the 2001 and 2006 Progress in International Reading Literacy Study (PIRLS) (NCES 2008–017). National Center for Education Statistics, Institute of Education Sciences, U.S. Department of Education. Washington, DC.
  • TIMSS: Trends in International Mathematics and Science Study. Source: Gonzales, P., Williams, T., Jocelyn, L., Roey, S., Kastberg, D., and Brenwald, S. (2008). Highlights From TIMSS 2007: Mathematics and Science Achievement of U.S. Fourth- and Eighth-Grade Students in an International Context (NCES 2009–001 Revised). National Center for Education Statistics, Institute of Education Sciences, U.S. Department of Education. Washington, DC.
  • 200,000 Students in China studying English (elem & secondary) 60,000 students in US studying Chinese 90% of students in Europe who study languages other than their home language 20% in US who do so. 15% of Elementary Schools in US offer some sort of language instruction other than English 88% it is Spanish 29% Hispanic 28% Asian 25% African /Caribbean 18% white
  • Also Creativity, Writing , Problem Solving Joint effort – CCSSO and Asia Society/ Partnership for Global Learning
  • Connect local and global MD schools Worcester Co. Parkville HS N Hagerstown HS C. Milton Wright HS Roberto Clemente MS

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  • 1. 21 st Century Connections Steps to Global Education MSEA, October 16, 2010 Jill Christianson National Education Association
  • 2. NEA – International Timeline
    • 1920
    • 1945
    • 1993
    • 2010 and beyond
  • 3. Education International
    • www.ei-ie.org
    • 402 affiliates, 173 nations
    • 5 Regional Offices
    • Coordinate
      • - Education
      • - Labor
      • - Human Rights
  • 4. Global Competence
    • In-depth knowledge of international issues
    • Ability to learn & work with people of diverse linguistic and cultural backgrounds
    • Proficiency in more than one language
    • Skills for interdependent world community
  • 5.  
  • 6. Why Now?
    • Interdependency of Economies
    • Diversity in the United States
    • Complex Global Challenges
    • Global Competence = Academic Achievement
  • 7. Average 2006 PISA Science Literacy Scores U.S. 15-Year-Olds Compared to Finland
  • 8. Average PIRLS Scores - US 4th-Graders Compared to Russia
  • 9. Average 2007 TIMSS Math Scores of U.S. 8th Graders, by School Poverty Rate 48 participating nations
  • 10. Language Learning
    • 200,000 60,000
    • 90% 20%
    • 15% 88%
    • 40% of immigrants in Maryland are bilingual
  • 11. How in the World ? RTTT, Common Core Standards, etc.
    • Teachable moments
    • Equity, social justice
    • Local to International
  • 12. Partnership For Global Learning
    • www.asiasociety.org/pgl
    • Urban education – International Schools
    • K-12, after school care, higher education
    • Language education
    • Lessons, activities, whole school initiatives
  • 13. EdSteps – Global Competence
    • www.edsteps.org
    • Investigate the World
    • Recognize Perspectives
    • Communicate Ideas
    • Take Action
    • Continuum of Global Competence
    • Contribute your lessons / activities
  • 14. Teach UNICEF
    • www.teachunicef.org
    • Background Information
    • Photos, charts, maps
    • Real children’s stories
    • Cross curricular lessons
    • Social Action
  • 15. Facing the Future
    • www.facingthefuture.org
    • Current social issues
    • Standards based
    • Critical lens
  • 16. World Wise Schools
    • www.peacecorps.gov/wws
    • Classroom – Volunteer Match
    • Guest speakers
    • Lessons, activities, games
    • Languages
  • 17. Journeys In Film
    • www.journeysinfilm.org
    • Curriculum Guides
    • International Films in English and/or
    • with Subtitles
  • 18. iEARN
    • www.iearn.org
    • Global network
    • Teachers and youth - Internet and technologies
    • Projects that enhance learning
  • 19. 21 st Century Connections Steps to Global Education
    • Web – www.nea.org/international
    • Group Sites
    • E-Newsletter
  • 20. www.nea.org/international [email_address]