CULTURAL AWARENESS, CREATIVITY & TECHNOLOGY 				IN CLASS<br />MONICA DOMINGUEZ MULHOLLAND<br />
Overview<br /> Warm-up <br />Why Global Learning? <br />The 5 C’s<br />Intro to Blogs<br />Blog Themes throughNarrative, P...
GLOBAL LEARNING<br />GL TRANSCENDS TIME, SPACE AND CULTURE<br />VIRTUAL COLLABORATIVE PROJECTS THAT OPERATE  VIA ELECTRONI...
The 5 C’s of Language Learning<br />
Blog: Spanish is Fun!<br />Theme 1: Intro to the school year<br />
Blog: Spanish is Fun!<br />Theme 1 (Cont.)<br />Show & Tell<br />
Blog: Spanish is Fun!<br />Theme 2: Snow Storm Feb. 2010<br />
Blog: Spanish is Fun!<br />Theme 3: Intercultural Awareness<br />Chile<br />Peru<br />
Blog: Spanish is Fun!<br />Theme 3: <br />Intercultural Awareness (Cont.)<br />Santa Fe<br />Salta<br />Patagonia<br />Mis...
Volunteer Student Contributor<br />Okie Dorian,<br />Northern Virginia  Community College <br />Blog contributor since 200...
Volunteer Student Contributor<br />
Volunteer Student Contributor<br />Topics of her choice:<br /><ul><li>Family life
Pets
 Visits to the museum and theater
Poem to her lost puppy
 New puppies
 Her first trip to Spain</li></li></ul><li>Project  Participants<br />Catholic Univ. of America: Basic Spanish <br />North...
Project Participants (cont.)<br />Teacher Training Institute, Posadas, Misiones, Argentina <br />Spanish 4 Foreigners, Sal...
Blog: Spanish is Fun!<br /> Video Studio<br />
A Multi-media project<br />http://web.mac.com/mdmulholland/key2spanish/Lesson_Plans.html<br />
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International Blog Project

  1. 1. CULTURAL AWARENESS, CREATIVITY & TECHNOLOGY IN CLASS<br />MONICA DOMINGUEZ MULHOLLAND<br />
  2. 2. Overview<br /> Warm-up <br />Why Global Learning? <br />The 5 C’s<br />Intro to Blogs<br />Blog Themes throughNarrative, Poetry, Art & Video<br />Recap <br />Q & A’s<br />
  3. 3. GLOBAL LEARNING<br />GL TRANSCENDS TIME, SPACE AND CULTURE<br />VIRTUAL COLLABORATIVE PROJECTS THAT OPERATE VIA ELECTRONIC NETWORKS<br />IN VOGUE WITHIN THE WORK ENVIRONMENT, EDUCATIONAL SETTINGS & SOCIAL INTERACTION<br />REAL-LIFE LEARNING <br />CREATIVE , TRANSFORMING & ENGAGING<br />Incorporates the 5 C’s of LL.<br />
  4. 4. The 5 C’s of Language Learning<br />
  5. 5. Blog: Spanish is Fun!<br />Theme 1: Intro to the school year<br />
  6. 6. Blog: Spanish is Fun!<br />Theme 1 (Cont.)<br />Show & Tell<br />
  7. 7. Blog: Spanish is Fun!<br />Theme 2: Snow Storm Feb. 2010<br />
  8. 8. Blog: Spanish is Fun!<br />Theme 3: Intercultural Awareness<br />Chile<br />Peru<br />
  9. 9. Blog: Spanish is Fun!<br />Theme 3: <br />Intercultural Awareness (Cont.)<br />Santa Fe<br />Salta<br />Patagonia<br />Misiones<br />
  10. 10. Volunteer Student Contributor<br />Okie Dorian,<br />Northern Virginia Community College <br />Blog contributor since 2007<br />
  11. 11. Volunteer Student Contributor<br />
  12. 12. Volunteer Student Contributor<br />Topics of her choice:<br /><ul><li>Family life
  13. 13. Pets
  14. 14. Visits to the museum and theater
  15. 15. Poem to her lost puppy
  16. 16. New puppies
  17. 17. Her first trip to Spain</li></li></ul><li>Project Participants<br />Catholic Univ. of America: Basic Spanish <br />Northern Virginia Community College: Basic Spanish <br />University of Mary Washington: Basic Spanish<br />Universidad Union. Lima, Perú (ESL Program)<br />Montville Township High School, Montville, NJ. AP Spanish<br />
  18. 18. Project Participants (cont.)<br />Teacher Training Institute, Posadas, Misiones, Argentina <br />Spanish 4 Foreigners, Salta, Argentina<br />InstitutoPolitécnico, Santa Fe, Argentina<br />Instituto Superior de Publicidad, Buenos Aires, Argentina: Prof. Sandra Goronas<br />Contributor since 2007<br />
  19. 19. Blog: Spanish is Fun!<br /> Video Studio<br />
  20. 20. A Multi-media project<br />http://web.mac.com/mdmulholland/key2spanish/Lesson_Plans.html<br />
  21. 21. The Fun Theory<br />The Piano Stairs<br />http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=2lXh2n0aPyw&hd<br />
  22. 22. 66% more people chose the stairs<br />Can we get more people to learn languages by making it fun?<br />
  23. 23. Further Info<br />Spanish is Fun!<br />http://spanishisfun.wordpress.com/<br /><ul><li>MónicaDomínguez Mulholland’s URL</li></ul>www.key2spanish.com<br />
  24. 24. Recap & feedback<br />Session Description: <br />Integration of Technology into the Curriculum<br />Cross-Cultural Interaction <br />Engaged Learning<br />Real-World Communication<br />Any questions or comments?<br />

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