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Global Citizenship Matters


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Global Citizenship Matters

  1. 1. Global Citizenship MattersA proposal for a new Flat Classroom Project<br />Presented by Honor Moorman<br />The International School of the Americas, San Antonio, Texas, USA<br />
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  3. 3. Mark Gerzon’s Five Stages of Becoming a Global Citizen<br />Citizen 1.0 – Worldview based on one’s self (egocentric)<br />Citizen 2.0 – Worldview based on one’s group (ideocentric)<br />Citizen 3.0 – Worldview based on one’s nation (sociocentric)<br />Citizen 4.0 – Worldview based on multiple cultures (multicentric)<br />Citizen 5.0 – Worldview based on the whole Earth (geocentric)<br />
  4. 4. Four Main Actions Required for Developing Global Citizenship<br />Witnessing – opening our eyes<br />Learning – opening our minds<br />Connecting – creating relationships<br />Geo-partnering – working together<br />
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  9. 9. TED Talks<br />
  10. 10. “A Typographic Visualization of Every TED Talk, Ever” Brain Pickings, 28 April 2009<br />
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  18. 18. The NCTE Definition of 21st Century Literacies<br />Develop proficiency with the tools of technology <br />Build relationships with others to pose and solve problems collaboratively and cross-culturally <br />Design and share information for global communities to meet a variety of purposes <br />Manage, analyze and synthesize multiple streams of simultaneous information <br />Create, critique, analyze, and evaluate multi-media texts <br />Attend to the ethical responsibilities required by these complex environments<br />
  19. 19. enGuage: 21st Century Skillsfrom Metiri Group<br />Digital Age Literacy<br />Multicultural Literacy<br />Global Awareness<br />
  20. 20. 21st Century Interdisciplinary Themesfrom The Partnership for 21st Century Skills<br />Global Awareness<br />Economic literacy<br />Civic Literacy<br />Health Literacy<br />Environmental Literacy<br />
  21. 21. enGuage: 21st Century Skillsfrom Metiri Group<br />Communication and Collaboration<br />Students develop cultural understanding and global awareness by engaging with learners of other cultures<br />
  22. 22. “Teaching students about the world is not a subject in itself, separate from other content areas, but should be an integral part of all subjects taught. We need to open global gateways and inspire students to explore beyond their national borders.”<br />Vivien Stewart“Becoming Citizens of the World”Educational Leadership, April 2007<br />
  23. 23. “Global Competence is the knowledge, skills, and dispositions to understand and act creatively and innovatively on issues of global significance.”~Council of Chief State School Officers’ EdSteps Project in partnership with the Asia Society Partnership for Global Learning <br />
  24. 24. Global Leadership Performance Outcomes<br />Investigate the World: Discover and Explore Global Knowledge<br />Recognize Perspectives: Apply Cross-Cultural Understanding<br />Communicate Ideas: Connect and Collaborate across Boundaries<br />Take Action: Participate and Contribute Globally<br />
  25. 25. Project Design<br />Global Citizenship Matters<br />Interdisciplinary<br />Global citizenship, contemporary issues of global significance, service learning<br />21c literacies, global competence<br />Grades 9-12, ages 13-18<br />Outcomes: wiki pages, multimedia projects<br />Optional: talks to be given at TEDxYouth event<br />