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From Schoolhouse to Statehouse - MO

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From Schoolhouse to Statehouse - MO

  1. 1. Our Focus School House University State House
  2. 2. <ul><li>Activity </li></ul><ul><li>Novelty </li></ul><ul><li>Stories </li></ul><ul><li>Disturbing Data </li></ul><ul><li>Barriers </li></ul><ul><li>Put a Limit on it </li></ul><ul><li>Leave Them Wanting More </li></ul>
  3. 3. We are future oriented Profession
  4. 4. Preparing Students for Their Future – Not Our Past
  5. 5. <ul><li>It’s tough to make predictions, especially about the future. </li></ul>
  6. 6. The Rules Have Changed “ Your past guarantees nothing in the future if the rules change.” Joel Barker 1945 Military Superpower Economic Superpower 2008 Military Superpower Economic Superpower
  7. 7. 3 Great Shifts in Global Power <ul><li>Rise of Europe 17 th Century </li></ul><ul><li>Rise of USA 20 th Century </li></ul><ul><li>Rise of Asia 21 st Century </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Japan </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>India </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>China </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>South Korea </li></ul></ul>
  8. 8. <ul><li>Massive Shift in Economic Power - 80% of Growth – Shifting East Asia </li></ul><ul><li>Surpass USA - 2015 </li></ul><ul><li>Majority of Future Jobs – Tied to International </li></ul><ul><li>300,000 White Collar Jobs a Year - Whacked </li></ul>
  9. 9. “ In the Coming Decades, China & India Will Disrupt Workforces, Industries, Companies, & Markets in Ways That We Can Barely Begin to Imagine.”
  10. 10. Integrate knowledge of world history, geography, science, technology, world languages, literature, & international relations into the school day.
  11. 11. Reality Check <ul><li>Trapped in isolation </li></ul><ul><li>Limited resources </li></ul><ul><li>Focus on Europe </li></ul><ul><li>Governance </li></ul><ul><li>Pre-service </li></ul><ul><li>Foreign language under funded & under valued </li></ul>
  12. 12. #1 NCLB
  13. 13. <ul><li>Modern Languages </li></ul>4. International Baccalaureate 2. Summit International Studies Academy 5. Modern Global Issues Graduation Requirement <ul><li>3. Staff & Student Exchanges </li></ul><ul><li>Japan </li></ul><ul><li>China </li></ul><ul><li>France </li></ul><ul><li>Italy </li></ul><ul><li>Germany </li></ul><ul><li>Mexico </li></ul>International Focus <ul><li>Visiting Chinese Teachers </li></ul>
  14. 14. Key Actors
  15. 15. Missouri/Kansas Resources <ul><li>University of Kansas Center for East Asian Studies </li></ul><ul><li>Confucius Institute (KU) </li></ul><ul><li>Economic Development Council </li></ul><ul><li>Chamber of Commerce </li></ul><ul><li>Consulate General of the People’s Republic of China in Chicago </li></ul><ul><li>IIE (Institute of International Ed) </li></ul><ul><li>College Board </li></ul><ul><li>Asia Society </li></ul>