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  1. 1. MAKING THOSE FIRST GLOBAL CONNECTIONS Reaching Out… Eric Cole NCTIES March 3, 2011 Find it here… outputfilter . blogspot .com
  2. 2. Stand By Me Video Project http://www. youtube .com/watch? v=Us-TVg40ExM
  3. 3. Why Globalize? <ul><li>It’s not TESTED on the EOCs / EOGs…. </li></ul><ul><li>We’re in different time zones… </li></ul><ul><li>I don’t have a webcam… </li></ul><ul><li>My kids don’t have email… </li></ul><ul><li>I don’t have time to learn new technology… </li></ul><ul><li>I’m the content expert, shouldn’t I be the one deciding what’s best for my subject.. </li></ul>http://www.icjpeace.org/links/
  4. 4. <ul><li>SHOULDN’T I BE AFRAID IT WILL CHANGE MY CULTURE? </li></ul>Why Globalize? http://blog.zajigirl.com/.a/6a00e54f81db27883301310fb23393970c-800wi
  5. 5. How Scary Is This?          Sun Oct 17, 11:50 AM ET German Chancellor Angela Merkel, pictured in Potsdam on Saturday at a conference of younger members her Christian Democratic Union party, told the meeting that Germany's attempts to create a multi-cultural society in which people from various cultural backgrounds live together peacefully have failed. (AFP/Bernd Settnik) Angela Merkel Says German Multiculturalism has Failed http://news.yahoo.com/nphotos/German-Chancellor-Angela-Merkel-pictured-Potsdam-Saturday-conference-younger-members/photo//101017/photos_ts_wl_afp/e7b70ad53c28f8a2fc003e123cd59069/print
  6. 6. Staggering Amount of Information Available http://electronicportfolios.com/web2/class/web-2.0-concept.jpg And this was almost five years ago!
  7. 7. WE MUST USE THEM ALL!!!! http://farm4.static.flickr.com/3009/2735401175_fcdcd0da03_b.jpg Yeah Right…
  8. 8. Where to begin…. <ul><li>IT CAN BE OVERWHELMING… </li></ul><ul><li>WE WILL LOOK AT TOOLS </li></ul><ul><li>WE WILL TALK ABOUT IDEAS </li></ul><ul><li>HOPEFULLY YOU WILL LEAVE WITH AN IDEA </li></ul>
  9. 9. Where To Begin… <ul><li>STEP ONE IS TO EXAMINE YOUR COURSE. WHAT GLOBAL OUTREACH WOULD FIT YOUR CURRICULUM, YOUR TIMEFRAME, YOUR CLASSES. </li></ul><ul><li>SOME THINGS TO CONSIDER… </li></ul><ul><li>DO YOU WANT TO LEARN ABOUT ANOTHER CULTURE OR ACTIVELY PARTICIPATE IN A CULTURAL EXCHANGE? </li></ul><ul><li>DO YOU HAVE SOMETHING TO OFFER? </li></ul><ul><li>IF YOU ENVISION A PROJECT WITH YOUR CLASS, WHAT WOULD BE YOUR DESIRED OUTCOME. </li></ul><ul><li>WILL A FAILURE TO COMPLETE A PROJECT DETER YOU FROM TRYING AGAIN NEXT YEAR? </li></ul>
  10. 10. http://3. bp . blogspot .com/_3IybbeoDTpg/TUdLDN-5ESI/AAAAAAAACGI/Etf5JSiQFrU/s1600/egypt_protest.jpg
  11. 11. http://resources3.news.com.au/images/2011/02/22/1226010/048623-libya-protests.jpg
  12. 12. http://msnbcmedia1.msn. com/j/ap/mideast %20egypt%20elections--720917677_v2.grid-6x2.jpg http://www. americanprogress .org/issues/2008/04/img/record_gas_prices_large.jpg Global Teaching Moment
  13. 13. http: //steeleheaded .files. wordpress .com/2009/04/global-connections.jpg The fact that our world is now so connected makes cultural exchange easier than ever before
  14. 14. We’re already Globally connected…. It’s just taking some longer to realize it than others <ul><li>&quot;China, India, South Korea, and Japan have invested in making sure that their kids have access to the technology and the literacy skills that they see as a key to their economic future.&quot; </li></ul><ul><li>Steve Andrews </li></ul><ul><li>Manager, Intel U.S. Teach Program </li></ul>http://steeleheaded.files.wordpress.com/2009/04/global-connections.jpg
  15. 15. <ul><li>THE WORLD’S WINDOW INTO THE HEARTS AND MINDS OF THE PEOPLE. </li></ul>Blogs & Specialized Sites
  16. 16. WorldView http://www.unc.edu/world/resources.shtml
  17. 17. Asia Society
  18. 18. The World is Open
  19. 19. Dr. Bonk’s Blog Dr. Bonk’s Blog
  20. 20. Growing Up Global
  21. 21. Growing Up Global Things your school can do right now…….. <ul><li>Teachers can take a fresh look at their curriculum and their physical classroom.  </li></ul><ul><li>Take advantage of the experiences and perspectives of parent volunteers, international families and staff. </li></ul><ul><li>Use tele-conferencing to “meet” children in different countries. </li></ul><ul><li>Find a partner school. </li></ul><ul><li>Discuss the origins and trading routes of products you use on a daily basis. </li></ul><ul><li>After-school programs for everyone, not just children from affluent families.  </li></ul><ul><li>Public school districts, of varying funding capacities, can launch their own international schools, in partnership with the community.  </li></ul><ul><li>Build up your library’s resources – and go an extra mile. </li></ul><ul><li>Use outside expertise to help you. </li></ul>http://www.growingupglobal.net/page.php?id=16
  22. 22. The Flat Classroom Project
  23. 23. Global Schools Network
  24. 24. Global Education Conference
  25. 25. WOW Stories: Connections from the ClassroomExploring a Curriculum that is International
  26. 26. The Global Education Collaborative Helping Teachers and Students Reach the World
  27. 27. Ning in Education
  28. 28. The Globe Program
  29. 29. http://www.learnnc.org/lp/pages/4665 http://www.learnnc.org/lp/pages/4843 http://journeynorth.org/
  30. 30. GLOBAL LESSON PLANS & STRATEGIES
  31. 31. iEARN Learning with the world, not just about it ..
  32. 32. Global Nomads Group
  33. 33. PROJECT EXPLORER http://projectexplorer.org/goodglobalcitizen.php
  34. 34. Twitter.com
  35. 35. Google Tools for Educators
  36. 36. Twitter & Google Maps
  37. 37. Communication, Collaboration and Culture: Connecting your World Language Class with the World
  38. 38. Skype
  39. 39. Groups for Educators <ul><li>SKYPE in Schools – worldwide listing of educators broken down in categories </li></ul><ul><li>http://skypeinschools.pbworks.com/ </li></ul><ul><li>Skype in the Classroom – The EduSkypers Phonebook </li></ul><ul><li>http://skypeintheclassroom.wordpress.com/ </li></ul><ul><li>Twitter Guide for Teachers </li></ul><ul><li>http://www. soyouwanttoteach .com/twitter-guide-for-teachers/ </li></ul><ul><li>The Twitter4Teachers Wiki http://twitter4teachers. pbworks .com/ </li></ul><ul><li>Plurk Directory http://plurk4teachers. pbworks .com/ </li></ul>
  40. 40. Check for School Provided Services
  41. 41. Tool Links <ul><li>My LiveBinder that I constantly update….. </li></ul><ul><li>http://livebinders.com/play/present?id=40215 </li></ul><ul><li>Blogs </li></ul><ul><li>40+ Free Blog Hosts </li></ul><ul><li>Wikis </li></ul><ul><li>Google Sites - Free websites and wikis </li></ul><ul><li>Wikispaces - Wikispaces - For – Teachers </li></ul><ul><li>Educational workspaces | PBWorks </li></ul><ul><li>Photo sharing </li></ul><ul><li>Welcome to Flickr - Photo Sharing </li></ul><ul><li>Image hosting, free photo sharing & video sharing at Photobucket </li></ul><ul><li>VoiceThread - Group conversations around images, documents, and videos </li></ul>
  42. 42. Links About Global Education
  43. 43. The Internet has opened many windows to the world…begin by picking one.
  44. 44. Be the Networked Teacher… <ul><li>Use the computer in your classroom or your media center to reach out to the world. Show your kids the safe and responsible way to do it. </li></ul>http://d112learning20.wikispaces.com/file/view/NetworkedTeacher.jpg
  45. 45. Give your kids voice… and help them hear the voice of people so different yet so similar. <ul><li>How about exchanging cultural stories with students from another country and together publishing a book. </li></ul><ul><li>Self Publishing - Lulu.com </li></ul>http://www.icjpeace.org/powerpoint-gallery/

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