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SAIS Presentation Global Education Initiatives

  1. 1. Growing A Global Education Program
  2. 2. Speakers <ul><li>Ensworth School </li></ul><ul><li>Sarah Buchanan </li></ul><ul><li>Anna Tuttle </li></ul><ul><li>Chelsy Hooper </li></ul><ul><li>World Leadership School </li></ul><ul><li>Ross Wehner </li></ul><ul><li>Alecia Berman-Dry </li></ul>
  3. 3. (formerly “The Nuts and Bolts of Year Round Global Education”) Why the shift?
  4. 4. Seeds for the Initiative <ul><li>Ensworth Web page demo of an interactive document with embedded links </li></ul><ul><li>Global program ties to the Strategic Plan of the board and to our SAIS goals. </li></ul>
  5. 6. Mission <ul><li>The mission of World Leadership School is to empower young leaders to find new and innovative approaches to the world’s most pressing problems. </li></ul>
  6. 7. The Problems <ul><li>Climate Change </li></ul><ul><li>Poverty </li></ul><ul><li>Lack of Access to Basic Education </li></ul><ul><li>Spread of Infectious Diseases </li></ul><ul><li>Water Scarcity </li></ul><ul><li>Biodiversity Loss </li></ul>
  7. 8. Population Growth vs. Our Capacity to Deal with the Growth From High Noon by J.F. Richard
  8. 9. Strategy <ul><li>We accomplish our mission by helping K-12 schools develop innovative global education programs that are based on long-term relationships with schools and communities in Latin America and Africa. </li></ul>
  9. 10. <ul><li>Why long-term relationships?  </li></ul>
  10. 17. WLS Trips: <ul><li>Study of global issues </li></ul><ul><li>Service project related to those issues </li></ul><ul><li>Leadership Training </li></ul><ul><li>  </li></ul>
  11. 18. Study of global issues <ul><li>Not academic expertise </li></ul><ul><li>Connections between issues </li></ul><ul><li>Connections between places </li></ul>
  12. 19. <ul><li>Service projects help students </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Engage </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Understand by doing </li></ul></ul>
  13. 20. Leadership Training <ul><li>We believe great leaders: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Serve others </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Lead from their strengths </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Compensate for their weaknesses </li></ul></ul>
  14. 21. Phase 1 -> Phase 2 <ul><li>One-time trips, global education as external  -> long-term relationships, global education as internal </li></ul>
  15. 22. Necessary Ingredients <ul><li>School leadership must be: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Committed </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Willing to transform culture </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Willing to experiment </li></ul></ul>
  16. 23. Global Partnerships: The Next Frontier
  17. 24. Global Partnerships <ul><li>Distance learning program </li></ul><ul><li>Embedded into the curriculum </li></ul><ul><li>Wikis, blogs, Skype video, YouTube </li></ul><ul><li>Passionate and creative teacher </li></ul><ul><li>One class at a time </li></ul>
  18. 25. What would your global partnership look like? <ul><li>Eager overseas partner </li></ul><ul><li>Broadband connection here and overseas </li></ul><ul><li>Space in your curriculum </li></ul><ul><li>Support from distance learning experts </li></ul><ul><li>Reasonable budget </li></ul><ul><li>Extra points for integrating global issues and leadership </li></ul>
  19. 26. Trip to Program <ul><li>Volunteer teachers sought </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Partnerships in Lima and Cusco </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Cultural Differences and Expectations </li></ul><ul><li>Reporting Tools </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Blog </li></ul></ul>
  20. 27. What To Do Together? <ul><li>Dr. Judi Harris, College of William and Mary </li></ul><ul><li>Activity Structures </li></ul>
  21. 28. Example Activities
  22. 29. High School Science <ul><li>Ning Social Network Format </li></ul><ul><li>Assignments given in forum </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Ecological Footprint </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Blog responses </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Endangered Species Wiki and Google Sites with links </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Skype visits with Ning Chat “ backchannel” </li></ul>
  23. 31. Middle School Tech/Science <ul><li>Curriculum Alignment </li></ul><ul><li>Phase structure </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Epals </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Wikis </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Podcasting </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Skype </li></ul></ul>
  24. 32. <ul><li>---------- Forwarded Message ------------- </li></ul><ul><li>Date: Thu, 01 Oct 2009 18:48:35 -0500 </li></ul><ul><li>From: &quot;Hector H&quot; <> </li></ul><ul><li>To: &quot;Taylor A&quot; <> </li></ul><ul><li>Subject: Re: hey </li></ul><ul><li>> </li></ul><ul><li>>Hi Taylor:> </li></ul><ul><li>>My name is Hector i am 11 years old i like soocer, football americano and play the guitar it`s nice to meet you. I study in the school of Saint George in Perù i was borned in the 1/19/98 i have to brothers 1 older and the other youngest my oldest brother is not like by youngest his name is Luis we always fight but with my younges I always play, he like to play computer my youngest brother is Gonzalo. Bye Taylor </li></ul><ul><li>Your new best friend Hector </li></ul>>---------- Original Message ------------- >Date: Tue, 29 Sep 2009 14:30:07 -0500 >From: &quot;Taylor A&quot; <> >To: >Subject: hey > >>hey, my name is Taylor. Nice to meet you. what's your name? i am 12. I love football americanio. It's awesome. I was born in Nashville, TN. the date of my birth is 8/31/97. I have one brother and two dogs. How many sibling's do you have? His name is Mattison. My favorite movie Fired Up! Well, see you soon!> >> >> your best friend > >> Taylor Asher
  25. 33. ---------- Forwarded Message ----------- Date: Sat, 10 Oct 2009 23:23:08 -0500 From: &quot;Valeria J&quot; <> To: &quot;Caroline M&quot; <> Subject: Re: Introduction >Dear Caroline >Hi! My full name is Valeria Jara Rodriguez, I am 11 years old and I go to Saint George School here in Lima Peru, this is my first time in &quot;E-pal&quot;, and I am very excited too! I love to draw too! I love to play tennis, play on the computer, read books, etc. Well, I have a step-brother called Hugo, he is a lot older than me (26 years old) I have also a dog name Cooper, and two tiny turtles called Lolo an Lola. I love ravioli, ice-cream and spaggheti too. What are your favourite school subjects? How do your city looks like? What´s you favourite color? I hope I get your answer soon, and have a nice week too! > > > > Best Wishes! > >Valeria >---------- Original Message ------------- >Date: Mon, 28 Sep 2009 11:30:14 -0500 > >From: &quot;Caroline M&quot; <> >To: > >Subject: Introduction >>Dear Valeria, >> Hola! My name is Caroline. I go to the Ensworth School which is in Nashville, Tennessee. I am very excited to be your &quot;E-pal&quot; this year, and be able to email and chat with you. I like to draw, play the guitaro, play volleyball, and cook. What do you like to do? How many siblings do you have? I have dos siblings,both chicas and younger, and a pero. My sisters names are Anne Elizabeth and Lily. My dog's name is Charlie. Do you have any pets? My favorite foods are frozen yogurt, spagetti, and sushi. Do you have a favorite food? I hope you have a good week and eagerly awaiting your message!!! > >> Su Amiga, >> Caroline
  26. 34. Outcomes
  27. 35. Photo Credits <ul><li>Markus ram on Flickr </li></ul><ul><li> (forest) </li></ul><ul><li> (Seedlings) </li></ul><ul><li> (more) </li></ul><ul><li> (teen tree) </li></ul><ul><li> (teentree2) </li></ul><ul><li> (teentree3) </li></ul><ul><li> (appletree) </li></ul><ul><li> (orchard) </li></ul><ul><li> (Orchard2) </li></ul>