Online Bargain Basement takes on   Global Awareness            Carolyn Kottmeyer            Kathi Kearney                 ...
Hoagies’ Gifted Education Page•   The “all things gifted” page      •   1150+ pages = Overwhelming      •   Site-wide sear...
Tools for Global Awareness•   Google Translate     •   translate.google.com•   Google Maps     •   Plus the Moon, and now ...
Tools for Global Awareness•   Your DVD collection!     •   Click on the language option before you view, and watch        ...
Gifted Education ProfessionalDevelopment Package•   Comprehensive 6-unit package     •   Each unit in introductory, interm...
Gifted Education ProfessionalDevelopment Package•   GONE!• Sort of…• Front page listing modules…     •   web.archive.org/w...
World Languages: German•   "Deutsch Aktuell“ German 1, 2, & 3 textbook series     •   Includes all program videos, all lis...
BBC Languages• Audio, video and games, including the  alphabet, phrases, vocabulary, pronunciation, grammar  , activities ...
Learner.org• High school, college and adult• 52 half-hour video programs• Use bookfinder.com or eBay for low-cost material...
Learner.org•   French in Action     •   Language-immersion method is presented within a         humorous teleplay with nat...
MIT OpenCourseWare Languages & Literature•   Foreign language courses including      •   Chinese I - VI      •   German I ...
Carnegie Mellon Open Learning Initiative• French I and II• Free for independent learners     •   $50 for academic certific...
University of Cambridge Language Center• Beginning and Intermediate Chinese; Basic German;  Russian Essentials• www.langce...
Native American• Native Languages of the Americas: Preserving and  Promoting American Indian Languages• www.native-languag...
Word2Word•   Online resources for learning more than 115    languages…     •   Czech     •   Hebrew     •   Norwegian     ...
LiveMocha•   38 Languages and more!     •   Beginner, intermediate and advanced levels     •   Video dialog, grammar, voca...
Foreign Language News•   BBC World Service     •   BBC News in 27 different languages!          •   From Arabic to Pashto,...
Foreign Language Newspapers•   MIT Foreign Language News and Newspapers     •   Dozens of countries, in 8 languages includ...
Children’s TV Shows and Cartoons•   YouTube playlist of foreign language cartoons     •   www.youtube.com/playlist?list=PL...
Children’s TV Shows and Cartoons•   Bookbox animated stories     •   Subtitled in the language – see the words as you hear...
Culture: Kids Web Japan•   Kids learn about Japan from kids!     •   History, legends, government     •   Manga, spooky st...
PenPals in other countries…         •   ePals              •   Safely Connect With Classrooms Around the                  ...
International Contests•   Google Science Fair     •   Compete against students around the world     •   www.google.com/int...
Social projects – International•   Kiva Micro Loans     •   Empower people around the world with a $25 loan             Ch...
Social projects – International•   Light up a Life      •   Purchase solar lights for rural Peruvians      •   computers4c...
Social Projects – U.S.•   Origami Salami and Folding for Good     •   To get the word out about the awesomeness of STEM as...
MOOC - Massive Open Online Courses• Free online college courses, available to EVERYONE• Started with Stanfords Artificial ...
MOOCs•   Udacity     •    Partnered with Amara to offer courses in almost any language!     •    www.udacity.com•   Course...
International Curricula•   British National Curriculum     •   www.education.gov.uk/schools/teachingandlearning/curric    ...
National Curricula•   Finnish National Curriculum     •   www.oph.fi/english/sources_of_information/core_curricula        ...
Online Bargain Basement Offerings…•   Online Bargain Basement: Free High School Courses     •   Collected for use by victi...
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  1. 1. Online Bargain Basement takes on Global Awareness Carolyn Kottmeyer Kathi Kearney ©2012 Carolyn Kottmeyer
  2. 2. Hoagies’ Gifted Education Page• The “all things gifted” page • 1150+ pages = Overwhelming • Site-wide search on every page!• Not supported by advertising or grants • Affiliates programs • Click on Shop Hoagies’ Page before you shop • www.hoagiesgifted.org/shop.htm• Also visit Facebook / LinkedIn / Twitter pages • www.facebook.com/HoagiesGifted • www.linkedin.com/pub/carolyn-k/0/a46/317 • @HoagiesGifted ©2012 Carolyn Kottmeyer
  3. 3. Tools for Global Awareness• Google Translate • translate.google.com• Google Maps • Plus the Moon, and now Mars! • maps.google.com• Google Earth • Street view tours of cities around the world • www.google.com/earth ©2012 Carolyn Kottmeyer
  4. 4. Tools for Global Awareness• Your DVD collection! • Click on the language option before you view, and watch Harry Potter, Disney movies and more in French, Spanish, and other languages!• Skype • www.skype.com• Facetime • www.apple.com/mac/facetime ©2012 Carolyn Kottmeyer
  5. 5. Gifted Education ProfessionalDevelopment Package• Comprehensive 6-unit package • Each unit in introductory, intermediate, advanced levels• Early childhood, primary & secondary • Understanding Giftedness • Identification of Gifted Students • Social and Emotional Development • Underachievement • Curriculum Differentiation • Developing Programmes and Provisions ©2012 Carolyn Kottmeyer
  6. 6. Gifted Education ProfessionalDevelopment Package• GONE!• Sort of…• Front page listing modules… • web.archive.org/web/20110721224933/http://www.dest.gov.au/sector s/school_education/publications_resources/profiles/Gifted_Education_ Professional_Development_Package.htm• Individual modules for download • foi.deewr.gov.au/collections/gifted-education-professional- development-package• Working on acquisition for Hoagies’ Gifted Page… ©2012 Carolyn Kottmeyer
  7. 7. World Languages: German• "Deutsch Aktuell“ German 1, 2, & 3 textbook series • Includes all program videos, all listening activities, and the entire workbook • You only need to purchase the textbooks • Internet Resource Center for the EMC/Paradigm Publishing • irc.emcp.com/ircfiles/DeutschAktuell6e ©2012 Carolyn Kottmeyer
  8. 8. BBC Languages• Audio, video and games, including the alphabet, phrases, vocabulary, pronunciation, grammar , activities and tests• Secondary level: 40 languages including French, Spanish, Greek, Chinese, German, Italian, Port uguese and 33 more• Primary level: French, Spanish, Mandarin Chinese• www.bbc.co.uk/languages ©2012 Carolyn Kottmeyer
  9. 9. Learner.org• High school, college and adult• 52 half-hour video programs• Use bookfinder.com or eBay for low-cost materials ©2012 Carolyn Kottmeyer
  10. 10. Learner.org• French in Action • Language-immersion method is presented within a humorous teleplay with native speakers of all ages and backgrounds • learner.org/resources/series83.html• Destinos: An Introduction to Spanish • Telenovela, or Spanish soap opera, immerses students with native speakers • Introduces cultures, accents, and dialects of Mexico, Spain, Argentina, and Puerto Rico • learner.org/resources/series75.html ©2012 Carolyn Kottmeyer
  11. 11. MIT OpenCourseWare Languages & Literature• Foreign language courses including • Chinese I - VI • German I – IV • Spanish I – IV • Portuguese I – II• Foreign literature courses including • International Womens Voices • Introduction to European and Latin American Fiction • East Asian Cultures: From Zen to Pop • Lots more!• ocw.mit.edu/courses/foreign-languages-and-literatures ©2012 Carolyn Kottmeyer
  12. 12. Carnegie Mellon Open Learning Initiative• French I and II• Free for independent learners • $50 for academic certification• oli.cmu.edu/learn-with-oli/see-our-free-open-courses ©2012 Carolyn Kottmeyer
  13. 13. University of Cambridge Language Center• Beginning and Intermediate Chinese; Basic German; Russian Essentials• www.langcen.cam.ac.uk/opencourseware ©2012 Carolyn Kottmeyer
  14. 14. Native American• Native Languages of the Americas: Preserving and Promoting American Indian Languages• www.native-languages.org• The Center for American Indian Languages at the University of Utah• www.cail.utah.edu/?pageId=1633 ©2012 Carolyn Kottmeyer
  15. 15. Word2Word• Online resources for learning more than 115 languages… • Czech • Hebrew • Norwegian • Tibetan • Dozens and dozens more!• www.word2word.com/course.html ©2012 Carolyn Kottmeyer
  16. 16. LiveMocha• 38 Languages and more! • Beginner, intermediate and advanced levels • Video dialog, grammar, vocabulary, reading, role playing, and writing • Selected by Save the Children as the preferred language learning solution for staff! • livemocha.com ©2012 Carolyn Kottmeyer
  17. 17. Foreign Language News• BBC World Service • BBC News in 27 different languages! • From Arabic to Pashto, Chinese to Vietnamese, plus lots more • www.bbc.co.uk/worldservice/languages ©2012 Carolyn Kottmeyer
  18. 18. Foreign Language Newspapers• MIT Foreign Language News and Newspapers • Dozens of countries, in 8 languages including… • Chinese, French, German, Italian, Japanese, Portuguese, Russian and Spanish • libguides.mit.edu/flnewspapers• Language Quest International Newspapers • Hundreds of papers from almost 60 countries! • languagequest.com/utilities/foreign-newspapers.php ©2012 Carolyn Kottmeyer
  19. 19. Children’s TV Shows and Cartoons• YouTube playlist of foreign language cartoons • www.youtube.com/playlist?list=PL6A2425C097BB0C98• Disney stories • Search YouTube for Disney {story or character} • "The Three Little Pigs" in Italian… www.youtube.com/watch?v=KwHYh4S1OiY Preview FIRST to assure no tampering ©2012 Carolyn Kottmeyer
  20. 20. Children’s TV Shows and Cartoons• Bookbox animated stories • Subtitled in the language – see the words as you hear them! • Search YouTube for Bookbox {language} • Italian… www.youtube.com/watch?v=xGO6d1c8C0c ©2012 Carolyn Kottmeyer
  21. 21. Culture: Kids Web Japan• Kids learn about Japan from kids! • History, legends, government • Manga, spooky stories, • Hi-tech, education, sports • Languages, local specialties • Site available in English, French, German, Spanish, Korean, Arabic, and Chinese… in addition to Japanese! • web-japan.org/kidsweb ©2012 Carolyn Kottmeyer
  22. 22. PenPals in other countries… • ePals • Safely Connect With Classrooms Around the World for Collaborative, Project-Based Learning • Select by language and age • Just ePals or so much more! • Collaborative projects provided • www.epals.com ©2012 Carolyn Kottmeyer
  23. 23. International Contests• Google Science Fair • Compete against students around the world • www.google.com/intl/en/events/sciencefair ©2012 Carolyn Kottmeyer
  24. 24. Social projects – International• Kiva Micro Loans • Empower people around the world with a $25 loan Choose a borrower Make a loan Get repaid Repeat! • www.kiva.org ©2012 Carolyn Kottmeyer
  25. 25. Social projects – International• Light up a Life • Purchase solar lights for rural Peruvians • computers4communities.org/Html/Beta/index.html ©2012 Carolyn Kottmeyer
  26. 26. Social Projects – U.S.• Origami Salami and Folding for Good • To get the word out about the awesomeness of STEM as seen through artful origami in a format in which students could achieve real school credit, and in a way that would make learners want to know more about STEM… • www.origamisalami.com• Music To My Ears • Volunteer organization where middle and high school children teach musical instrument lessons to elementary school age children… • www.musictomyearshanover.org ©2012 Carolyn Kottmeyer
  27. 27. MOOC - Massive Open Online Courses• Free online college courses, available to EVERYONE• Started with Stanfords Artificial Intelligence Class in October 2011 • Over 100,000 enrolled!• Most courses are for “lifelong learners” • Some now offering reasonably priced proctored exams and completion certification! ©2012 Carolyn Kottmeyer
  28. 28. MOOCs• Udacity • Partnered with Amara to offer courses in almost any language! • www.udacity.com• Coursera • Hosts ~200 free courses from 33 of the worlds best universities, including Princeton, Stanford, Penn, Michigan, Caltech, Duke, Illinois, Washington and others • www.coursera.org• edX • Includes MIT, Harvard, Berkeley, University of Texas • www.edx.org ©2012 Carolyn Kottmeyer
  29. 29. International Curricula• British National Curriculum • www.education.gov.uk/schools/teachingandlearning/curric ulum• Swedish National Curriculum • www.escandinavo.com/index.php?option=com_content&vi ew=category&layout=blog&id=99&Itemid=177&lang=en• Australian National Curriculum • www.australiancurriculum.edu.au ©2012 Carolyn Kottmeyer
  30. 30. National Curricula• Finnish National Curriculum • www.oph.fi/english/sources_of_information/core_curricula _and_qualification_requirements/basic_education• Ugandan National Curriculum • www.ncdc.go.ug• National Curriculum of Bangladesh • With FREE downloadable textbooks • www.nctb.gov.bd ©2012 Carolyn Kottmeyer
  31. 31. Online Bargain Basement Offerings…• Online Bargain Basement: Free High School Courses • Collected for use by victims of Hurricane Katrina• Online Bargain Basement Returns: Free K-12 Enrichment • Expanded offerings for gifted kids of all ages• Bargain Basement: Professional Development • Online resources for teachers • www.HoagiesGifted.org/online_hs.htm ©2012 Carolyn Kottmeyer
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