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  • Our work as 21 st Century Educators- context of changing world Reflect on how much the world has changed Discuss challenges/ implications Share 10 key areas ripe for adding international dimensions each with practical tip & starter ideas

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  • Our Mission: Transforming Lives Through International Education In the past 20 years, VIF has brought more than 8,000 teachers from more than 50 countries to U.S. classrooms .
  • Snapshot of the VIF Program 1,400 teachers 800 schools 110 districts 6 states
  • Borderless Learning Panelists
    • Helen Crompton
    • United Kingdom
    • 5th Grade
    • Video Conferencing (two-way)
    • Vodcasting
    • Research Projects 2.0
    • Vincent Pienaar
    • South Africa
    • Middle School Math
    • Video Conferencing (three-way)
    • VoiceThreads
    • Wikis
  • Video Conferencing
  • Video Conferencing (two-way)
    • Features
    • Occurs in real time
    • Audio and video
    • Brings curriculum to life
    • Fosters global connections
    • Requirements
    • Webcam
    • Speakers
    • High-speed connection
    • Programs such as MSN © Messenger, Skype ™
  • World War II: Beyond Textbooks
    • Curriculum Connections
    • Social Studies
    • Cultural Perspectives
    • Compare and contrast
    • Student Engagement
  • Myths & Legends
    • Curriculum Connections
    • Reading
    • Writing
    • Science
    • Cultural Perspectives
    • Storytelling
    • Authenticity
    • Active Participation
  • Video Conferencing (three-way)
    • Curriculum Connections
    • Social Studies
    • Cultural Perspectives
    • Compare and contrast
    • Personal Interactions
    • Follow-on Activities
  • Video Conferencing Platforms
    • Infinite Possibilities
    • Connect students with experts
    • Invite administrators to drop in
    • Classroom-to-classroom collaboration
    • Invite parents to presentations
    • Involve absent students
    • Network with others teachers
    • Hold virtual team meetings
  • Wikis What is a Wiki?
  • Wikis
    • Features
    • Free
    • Easy
    • Secure
    • Allows file sharing
    • Web-based
    • Requirements
    • Registration
    • Wikispace name
    • Time
  • Wikis In Action
  • Wikispaces: Made for Teachers
  • Vodcasts
  • Vodcasts
    • Features
    • Pre-recorded
    • Promote cultural diversity
    • Support various learning styles
    • Requirements
    • Video camera
    • Speakers
    • High-speed connection
    • Programs such as Windows Movie Maker or Apple iMovie
  • Vodcast: Metric Measurement
    • Curriculum Connections
    • Math
    • Cultural Perspectives
    • Compare and contrast
    • Student Vodcasts
    • Accessible Resources
  • VoiceThreads
  • VoiceThreads
    • Features
    • Secure platform
    • Encourages collaboration
    • Multimedia
    • Multiple comment functions
    • Sharing
    • Embedding
    • Allows multiple identities
    • Requirements
    • Registration
    • Microphone or phone
    • Webcam
  • VoiceThreads in Action
  • Research Projects 1.0
  • Research Projects 2.0
    • Features
    • Simple to create
    • Capture attention of students
    • May be open-ended
    • Combine technology, language arts and math
    • Require students to use synthesis and evaluation
    • Requirements
    • Imagination
    • Knowledge of students’ interests
    • Student Internet access
  • Benefits of Borderless Learning
    • Raise Student Engagement
      • Digital natives
    • Increase Student Performance
      • High-order thinking
    • Develop 21st Century & Global Literacy Skills
      • Knowledge of other world regions and cultures
      • Awareness of international and global issues
      • Skills to work effectively in cross-cultural environments
      • Respect and concern for other cultures and people
  • Q & A | Contact Information
    • Visit us online: www.vifprogram.com