Service Learning and  Global Collaboration Judy Huynh
Judy Huynh <ul><li>6th grade teacher at Palo Community (19 years) </li></ul><ul><li>Social Studies department head/Math de...
Global Education <ul><li>Global education is learning about those issues that cut across national boundaries and about the...
Global Interdependence <ul><li>Before you finish eating breakfast this morning, you’ve depended on more than half the worl...
If the world were a village of 100 people <ul><li>63 would come from Asia </li></ul><ul><li>13 from Africa </li></ul><ul><...
If the World Were 100 People <ul><li>We would be among the 20 people who earn 89% of the world’s wealth </li></ul><ul><li>...
Quiz
Farmer’s Out of the Dell
Global Service Learning Projects <ul><li>Refugee Pen Pals </li></ul><ul><li>Heifer International </li></ul><ul><li>Peace C...
Projects with RESPECT <ul><li>Letter Exchange Program </li></ul><ul><li>Soccer balls were sent in May, 2003 </li></ul><ul>...
Projects <ul><li>Palo students sent bookmarks and stickers to pen pals </li></ul><ul><li>Mohomou sent bracelets and neckla...
Projects <ul><li>Palo sent $1000 (from our International Dinner) to Mohomou to set up computer lab </li></ul><ul><li>LeVal...
Projects <ul><li>Sent video of “A Day in the Life of a Palo Student” in January, 2004 </li></ul><ul><li>Sent video camera ...
Projects <ul><li>Received video from Mohomou of “Day in the Life of” </li></ul><ul><li>Sent macrame friendship bracelets  ...
Heifer International heifereducation.org <ul><li>Learn about hunger and poverty in the world </li></ul><ul><li>Educate oth...
Peace Corps Partnerships Peace Corps World Wise Schools <ul><li>Correspond with a Peace Corps volunteer through the World ...
iEARN <ul><li>International Education and Resource Network </li></ul><ul><li>Allows classrooms around the world to collabo...
It takes many villages to make a global community
The iEARN community enables you to work with students and teachers around the world. <ul><li>•  Europe </li></ul><ul><li>•...
iEARN has searchable databases on the WWW to help you find international students and teachers easily within the iEARN Com...
Your students can work in many languages on collaborative projects with students around the world--projects that are desig...
iEARN offers you the opportunity to join a global community of  teachers and students who share the vision that Internet-b...
iEARN enables youth and teachers to communicate with and work together with others locally and internationally, using the ...
Keys to Interactive  On-line Project Success <ul><li>•  Teacher/student driven </li></ul><ul><li>•  Interactivity, not pas...
iEARN Goals <ul><li>To  facilitate teacher and student-directed collaborative on-line project work  </li></ul><ul><li>To c...
iEARN Experience <ul><li>20 years linking schools for project work in both northern and southern hemispheres (started in 1...
iEARN Provides <ul><li>a safe and structured environment for children to communicate </li></ul><ul><li>a known audience fo...
<ul><li>E-mail: iearn@us.iearn.org </li></ul><ul><li>www.iearn.org </li></ul><ul><li>www.us. iearn .org </li></ul>
International Dinner <ul><li>Educational </li></ul><ul><li>Cultural </li></ul><ul><li>Fundraiser </li></ul><ul><li>Communi...
Standards for Quality Practice <ul><li>Links to curriculum </li></ul><ul><li>Progress monitoring </li></ul><ul><li>Meaning...
Curriculum S.S. Standards <ul><li>Historic Perspective  </li></ul><ul><li>Geographic Perspective </li></ul><ul><li>Civic P...
Other Links to Curriculum <ul><li>Language Arts - through literature, letter writing, journals, presentations </li></ul><u...
Assessment <ul><li>Teacher made tests  </li></ul><ul><li>Reports </li></ul><ul><li>Posters </li></ul><ul><li>ABC Books </l...
Other Great Projects/ Resources <ul><li>freerice .com </li></ul><ul><li>Facing the Future </li></ul><ul><li>Ryan’s Well </...
Global Education Workshops <ul><li>Media With Purpose - February 23 </li></ul><ul><li>Facing the Future - March 25 </li></...
Thank you! (jhuynh@ioniaisd.org)
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    1. 1. Service Learning and Global Collaboration Judy Huynh
    2. 2. Judy Huynh <ul><li>6th grade teacher at Palo Community (19 years) </li></ul><ul><li>Social Studies department head/Math department head </li></ul><ul><li>Service Learning grant writer and coordinator (7 years) </li></ul><ul><li>M.A. in Curriculum and Instruction (MSU) </li></ul><ul><li>Attended Massey University (New Zealand) 1 year </li></ul><ul><li>4th grade teacher at Saigon International School (3 years) </li></ul><ul><li>ESL instructor at University of Saigon & private lessons (3 years) </li></ul><ul><li>Middle School Social Studies Teacher of the Year for Michigan (2004) </li></ul><ul><li>Global Education Teacher Trainer </li></ul><ul><li>Michigan Merit Curriculum project coach </li></ul><ul><li>Service Learning Professional Development Toolkit design team/trainer/curriculum development </li></ul><ul><li>Kids Can Make a Difference Advisory Board </li></ul><ul><li>Heifer International Curriculum Advisory Board & workshop presenter </li></ul><ul><li>iEARN cadre member/trainer </li></ul><ul><li>Fulbright-Hays GPA to Ecuador curriculum specialist </li></ul><ul><li>LATTICE Member </li></ul>
    3. 3. Global Education <ul><li>Global education is learning about those issues that cut across national boundaries and about the interconnectedness of systems - ecological, cultural, economic, political, and technological. Global education involves perspective taking, seeing things through the eyes, minds, and hearts of others; and it means the realization that while individuals and groups may view life differently, they also have common needs and wants. </li></ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Robert Haney </li></ul></ul></ul></ul></ul>
    4. 4. Global Interdependence <ul><li>Before you finish eating breakfast this morning, you’ve depended on more than half the world. This is the way our universe is structured … We aren’t going to have peace on earth until we recognize this basic fact of the interrelated structure of all reality. </li></ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. </li></ul></ul></ul></ul></ul>
    5. 5. If the world were a village of 100 people <ul><li>63 would come from Asia </li></ul><ul><li>13 from Africa </li></ul><ul><li>12 from Europe </li></ul><ul><li>8 from S. America, Central America, & Caribbean </li></ul><ul><li>5 from North America </li></ul><ul><li>Less than 1 from Oceania </li></ul>
    6. 6. If the World Were 100 People <ul><li>We would be among the 20 people who earn 89% of the world’s wealth </li></ul><ul><li>13 would suffer from malnutrition </li></ul><ul><li>13 would eat too much </li></ul><ul><li>20 would not have clean water </li></ul><ul><li>25 would have substandard housing </li></ul><ul><li>The richest 20 would consume 100 times more energy than the poorest 20 </li></ul>
    7. 7. Quiz
    8. 8. Farmer’s Out of the Dell
    9. 9. Global Service Learning Projects <ul><li>Refugee Pen Pals </li></ul><ul><li>Heifer International </li></ul><ul><li>Peace Corps Partnerships </li></ul><ul><li>iEARN </li></ul><ul><li>International Dinner </li></ul><ul><li>Empty Bowls </li></ul><ul><li>World Vision </li></ul><ul><li>Nyaka School </li></ul>
    10. 10. Projects with RESPECT <ul><li>Letter Exchange Program </li></ul><ul><li>Soccer balls were sent in May, 2003 </li></ul><ul><li>Shopping trip - December, 2003 - bought school supplies </li></ul>
    11. 11. Projects <ul><li>Palo students sent bookmarks and stickers to pen pals </li></ul><ul><li>Mohomou sent bracelets and necklaces to Palo (These were sold at the International Dinner.) </li></ul><ul><li>Samuel (teacher) sent African dress to me. </li></ul>
    12. 12. Projects <ul><li>Palo sent $1000 (from our International Dinner) to Mohomou to set up computer lab </li></ul><ul><li>LeValley United Methodist Church sent $1000 for lab </li></ul>
    13. 13. Projects <ul><li>Sent video of “A Day in the Life of a Palo Student” in January, 2004 </li></ul><ul><li>Sent video camera </li></ul>
    14. 14. Projects <ul><li>Received video from Mohomou of “Day in the Life of” </li></ul><ul><li>Sent macrame friendship bracelets </li></ul><ul><li>Book drive with Belding Middle School </li></ul><ul><li>www.respectrefugees.org </li></ul>
    15. 15. Heifer International heifereducation.org <ul><li>Learn about hunger and poverty in the world </li></ul><ul><li>Educate others </li></ul><ul><li>Fundraising </li></ul><ul><li>Read to Feed </li></ul><ul><li>GET IT! </li></ul><ul><li>Write ABC books </li></ul><ul><li>Tie quilt </li></ul><ul><li>Global Village </li></ul><ul><li>New Global Education Resource Kits available </li></ul>
    16. 16. Peace Corps Partnerships Peace Corps World Wise Schools <ul><li>Correspond with a Peace Corps volunteer through the World Wise Schools program </li></ul><ul><li>Participate in service project </li></ul>
    17. 17. iEARN <ul><li>International Education and Resource Network </li></ul><ul><li>Allows classrooms around the world to collaborate on service projects </li></ul>
    18. 18. It takes many villages to make a global community
    19. 19. The iEARN community enables you to work with students and teachers around the world. <ul><li>• Europe </li></ul><ul><li>• Africa </li></ul><ul><li>• Middle East </li></ul><ul><li>• Latin America </li></ul><ul><li>• Asia & Pacific </li></ul><ul><li>• Australia/NZ </li></ul><ul><li>• North America & Caribbean </li></ul>
    20. 20. iEARN has searchable databases on the WWW to help you find international students and teachers easily within the iEARN Community worldwide. <ul><li>iEARN has schools in over 125 countries </li></ul><ul><li>Students are aged </li></ul><ul><li>5-19 </li></ul>
    21. 21. Your students can work in many languages on collaborative projects with students around the world--projects that are designed by teachers. <ul><li>• environment/science/math </li></ul><ul><li>• arts/literature/language arts </li></ul><ul><li>• social studies </li></ul>
    22. 22. iEARN offers you the opportunity to join a global community of teachers and students who share the vision that Internet-based collaboration can both enhance learning and improve the quality of life on the planet.
    23. 23. iEARN enables youth and teachers to communicate with and work together with others locally and internationally, using the Internet to enhance learning and make a difference in their own communities and around the world.
    24. 24. Keys to Interactive On-line Project Success <ul><li>• Teacher/student driven </li></ul><ul><li>• Interactivity, not passivity </li></ul><ul><li>• Honor local teaching & </li></ul><ul><li>learning styles </li></ul><ul><li>• Collaborate with others </li></ul><ul><li>Collaboration enhances learning </li></ul>
    25. 25. iEARN Goals <ul><li>To facilitate teacher and student-directed collaborative on-line project work </li></ul><ul><li>To create global, national, and local support structures to sustain project work </li></ul><ul><li>To demonstrate that on-line education can enhance learning and improve the quality of life on the planet </li></ul>
    26. 26. iEARN Experience <ul><li>20 years linking schools for project work in both northern and southern hemispheres (started in 1988) </li></ul><ul><li>Structures and projects in over 125 countries involving 2 million students annually in 20,000 schools </li></ul><ul><li>Collaboration with governments, NGO’s, foundations, educational agencies, youth groups, religious groups, etc. </li></ul>
    27. 27. iEARN Provides <ul><li>a safe and structured environment for children to communicate </li></ul><ul><li>a known audience for writing and reading for a purpose </li></ul><ul><li>an opportunity to apply knowledge in service-learning projects </li></ul><ul><li>an inclusive and culturally diverse community of supportive educators </li></ul><ul><li>opportunities to meet in person - Beijing 2000, South Africa 2001, Morocco 2009 </li></ul>
    28. 28. <ul><li>E-mail: iearn@us.iearn.org </li></ul><ul><li>www.iearn.org </li></ul><ul><li>www.us. iearn .org </li></ul>
    29. 29. International Dinner <ul><li>Educational </li></ul><ul><li>Cultural </li></ul><ul><li>Fundraiser </li></ul><ul><li>Community Builder </li></ul><ul><li>Good food </li></ul><ul><li>Baby Animals </li></ul><ul><li>Fun! </li></ul>
    30. 30. Standards for Quality Practice <ul><li>Links to curriculum </li></ul><ul><li>Progress monitoring </li></ul><ul><li>Meaningful Service </li></ul><ul><li>Incorporates youth voice </li></ul><ul><li>Values diversity </li></ul><ul><li>Reciprocal partnerships </li></ul><ul><li>Reflection takes place before, during and after </li></ul><ul><li>Duration/Intensity </li></ul>
    31. 31. Curriculum S.S. Standards <ul><li>Historic Perspective </li></ul><ul><li>Geographic Perspective </li></ul><ul><li>Civic Perspective </li></ul><ul><li>Economic Perspective </li></ul><ul><li>Inquiry </li></ul><ul><li>Public Discourse and Decision Making </li></ul><ul><li>Citizen Involvement </li></ul>
    32. 32. Other Links to Curriculum <ul><li>Language Arts - through literature, letter writing, journals, presentations </li></ul><ul><li>Math - figuring postage costs, International Dinner costs & profits, cooking, graphing </li></ul><ul><li>Technology - flyers, PowerPoint presentations, note cards, video, iEARN </li></ul><ul><li>Art - Drawings, crafts </li></ul>
    33. 33. Assessment <ul><li>Teacher made tests </li></ul><ul><li>Reports </li></ul><ul><li>Posters </li></ul><ul><li>ABC Books </li></ul><ul><li>Presentations </li></ul><ul><li>Game Boards </li></ul><ul><li>Reflection journals </li></ul><ul><li>Letters </li></ul><ul><li>PowerPoints </li></ul><ul><li>Teaching 1st graders (our buddy class) </li></ul><ul><li>Group Projects </li></ul>
    34. 34. Other Great Projects/ Resources <ul><li>freerice .com </li></ul><ul><li>Facing the Future </li></ul><ul><li>Ryan’s Well </li></ul><ul><li>Free the Children </li></ul><ul><li>Amnesty International </li></ul><ul><li>Habitat for Humanity </li></ul><ul><li>Oxfam </li></ul>
    35. 35. Global Education Workshops <ul><li>Media With Purpose - February 23 </li></ul><ul><li>Facing the Future - March 25 </li></ul><ul><li>Heifer International - April 21 </li></ul><ul><li>See Ionia ISD website for more information - ioniaisd.org </li></ul>
    36. 36. Thank you! (jhuynh@ioniaisd.org)

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