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Going Global - Summer 2012

  1. 1. Going Global Preparing Students to be Citizens of the World Lucy Gray Lucy Gray Consulting lucy@lucygrayconsulting.com 1
  2. 2. Additional Resources: http://goo.gl/4vg5s 2
  3. 3. Let’s Get in the Mood 3
  4. 4. Where is Matt? 4
  5. 5. Agenda 5 My Story The Context Vision and Mindset Mapping This Space The Global Education Conference & Network Example Projects The Classroom Teacher’s Toolkit
  6. 6. Lucy Gray 6 Consultant Co-Founder of the Global Education Collaborative and Conference Apple Distinguished Educator Google Certified Teacher Middle School Computer Science Primary Grades Image Source: http://www.flickr.com/photos/genista/6898950/
  7. 7. Apple Distinguished Educators Global Awareness 2006 The World is Flat A Whole New Mind Berlin & Prague Rethink. Global Awareness. 7
  8. 8. Classroom 2.0 Link 8
  9. 9. Global Education Collaborative & Conference 9 Text
  10. 10. Mission 10 The Global Education Collaborative is a community of practice where people connect and build the professional relationships necessary for effective collaboration across borders. Via this social network, educators and organizations from all over the world share conversations, resources, projects, and initiatives with a strong emphasis on promoting global awareness, fostering global competency, and inspiring action towards solving real-world problems. Our ultimate goal is to help prepare students for a rapidly changing and complex world.
  11. 11. Over 500,000 unique visitors 11
  12. 12. Over 10,000 members from 142 countries 12
  13. 13. GEC Features Groups Searchable member list Latest activity Discussion forums and blogs Links to resources Events Project database Videos and photos 13
  14. 14. Learning 2.012The Education Project 2010 Apple Asia Distinguished Educator Institute 2008 Connecting Globally 14
  15. 15. The Context 15
  16. 16. "...the future belongs to the nation that best educates its citizens…" -President Barack Obama 16
  17. 17. Arne Duncan Diane Ravitch A NEW NATION AT RISK MOMENT? 17 Rahm Emanuel
  18. 18. 18 Factory Model = Compliance Learning By Doing Model = Communication, Creativity, and Collaboration Where do you stand?
  19. 19. A world class education system should call for globally connected schools 19
  20. 20. @oline73: Can you distill why globally connected classrooms are vital in 2010? Photo source 20
  21. 21. We have urgent problems that need to be addressed and, in order to prepare our students to work on these problems, we must connect them globally. We must teach them how networked learning leads to networked problem solving. 21
  22. 22. The influence of new media The push for 21st century skills The “highly connected teacher” The urgency presented by complex global problems 4 Factors Within This Context 22
  23. 23. 21st Century Students & Teachers New Connections Connected Individuals New Communities Virtual Communities New Content Collaborative Communities Connected in innovative and new ways 23
  24. 24. Millennials Want to Learn… With technology With one another Online In their time In their place Doing things that matter 24
  25. 25. “The Highly Connected Teacher” 25
  26. 26. The New Media Consortium The K12 Horizon Report 26
  27. 27. The New Media Consortium The K12 Horizon Report Emerging technologies Adoption horizons 1 year or less 2 to 3 years 4 to 5 years 27
  28. 28. The New Media Consortium The K12 Horizon Report 1 year or less Cloud Computing Mobiles 2 to 3 years Game-based learning Open Content 4 to 5 years Learning Analytics Personal Learning Environments 28
  29. 29. The Global Achievement Gap 21st Century Skills Critical Thinking and Problem-Solving Collaboration Across Networks and Leading by Influence Agility and Adaptability Initiative and Entrepreneurialism Effective Oral and Written Communication Accessing and Analyzing Information Curiosity and Imagination 29
  30. 30. Partnership for 21st Century Skills 30
  31. 31. CCSSO and Asia Society’s Partnership for Global Learning New resource on global competence! Download a copy here. Attend the PGL conference 31
  32. 32. From Educating for Global Competence: Preparing our Youth to Engage the World 32
  33. 33. High Noon Issues involving the global commons Issues requiring a global commitment Issues needing a global regulatory approach 33
  34. 34. Flat Classroom Project® & Book Julie Lindsay & Vicki Davis Steps to Flattening Your Classroom Project Development PD Toolkit 34
  35. 35. Additional Resources 35 Esther Wojcicki and Michael Levine Teaching for a Shared Future: American Educators Need to Think Globally EdWeek: Global Learning blog by Tony Jackson
  36. 36. Vision & Mindset 36
  37. 37. Edutopia February/March 2008 http://www.edutopia.org/sage-advice-world-citizens 37
  38. 38. First you help them define the term “citizen of the world”. Then you help them learn what being a good citizen means -- to themselves, to loved ones and family, to the school community, to the surrounding community. One’s actions can be directly linked to one’s values (beliefs, feelings, and actions that are important to us), so starting with a basic understanding of one’s values is essential to any meaningful discussions on citizenship. The global context is meaningless unless students are good citizens of their own nation. 38
  39. 39. Right before our eyes, all that the education sector has controlled, dismissed, manipulated, validated, embellished, fictionalized, and ranked within an aura of tradition and ritual may be accessed by point-and-click. We need to stop chasing exponentially expanding content. Inquiry, problem recognition and solution, creativity, knowing one’s strengths and weaknesses, communication, and relationships are what students must be prepared for. 39
  40. 40. Becoming a world citizen requires knowledge and experience of other cultures; U.S. schools do not provide knowledge or experience. Rather, they provide a cursory glimpse of others in order to exemplify how not to be American. “Diversity Day” does not create world citizens, it patronizes cultural difference and touts xenophobia, and always winds up pandering American culture as Eurocentrically defined. Only travel and immersion in other cultures creates world citizens. 40
  41. 41. Prepare students to be citizens of the world by being one yourself. Teach from a global perspective. 41
  42. 42. Mapping This Space 43
  43. 43. Take This Survey 44 http://tinyurl.com/21stcenturyskillssurvey
  44. 44. View Results Here 45 http://tinyurl.com/21stcenturyskillssurveyresults
  45. 45. Connect All Schools 46
  46. 46. The Global Education Conference & Network 47
  47. 47. Global Education Conference http://globaleducationconference.com 48
  48. 48. Steve Hargadon 49
  49. 49. Closing Session 50
  50. 50. 2010 - Brian Mannix 51
  51. 51. 2010 - Polar Bears International 52
  52. 52. 2010 - Catlin Gabel School 53
  53. 53. 2011 - Pam Allyn - LitWorld 54
  54. 54. 2011 - Greg Jacobs - Louder Than a Bomb 55
  55. 55. 2011 - The Shoah Foundation 56
  56. 56. Example Projects 57
  57. 57. Earth Day Groceries ProjectMark Ahlness 58
  58. 58. Projects By Jen 59 Jen Wagner
  59. 59. Around the World with 80 Schools Silvia Tolisano 60
  60. 60. 61 Rob Sbaglia The Writer’s Club
  61. 61. Google Lit TripsJerome Burg 62
  62. 62. Sample VideoValerie Becker 63
  63. 63. WikiValerie Becker 64
  64. 64. A Whole New MindKarl Fisch 65
  65. 65. The iEARN Project Book 66
  66. 66. Avoiding Three Cups of Controversy Greg Mortenson Central Asia Institute Pennies for Peace Three Cups of Tea What Mortenson Got Wrong American Institute of Philanthropy Better Business Bureau Charity Navigator Great NonProfits GuideStar 67
  67. 67. The Classroom Teacher’s Toolkit 68
  68. 68. Apple Inc. Tools of the Trade Photobooth (photos, video, greenscreening) iChat AV (videoconferencing, desktop sharing recording) Garageband (recording, podcasting) iPod, iPod Touch, iPad - apps 69
  69. 69. Global Collaboration, Exploration & Innovation on iTunes U 70
  70. 70. Generic Toolkit Still or video camera - Kodak cameras Web cam - Logitech Chat client - Skype (free) Digital recording device or web site Collaborative workspace - Think.com (Thinkquest), Google Sites, Wikispaces Networks - Twitter, iEARN, ePals, TakingITGlobal, Global Ed ning Web 2.0 Tools - VoiceThread, Voki, Google Docs (Forms), Google Maps & Earth 71
  71. 71. Starting Points ePals Buck Institute for Education iEARN-USA International Baccalaureate Facing the Future Flat Classroom Project Global Nomads One World Education Primary Source Rock Our World Roots & Shoots TakingITGlobal Voices Education Project World Savvy 72
  72. 72. Recommendations Learn to network; network to learn Keep it authentic Start small and design very structured projects Join an existing group project Develop a customized vision of 21st century learning for your classroom, school and district 73
  73. 73. Where the h*** is Matt 2? 74
  74. 74. Slides with clickable links available at http://www.lucygray.org Additional Resources: http://tinyurl.com/globalnewleaf 75
  75. 75. Lucy’s Contact Info 76 lucy@lucygrayconsulting.com http://lucygrayconsulting.com http://globaleducation.ning.com Username: elemenous On Skype, Twitter, YouTube, Diigo, Flickr, Delicious

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