WHAT IS GLOBALIZATION?
“…a process of interaction and integration among the people,
companies, and governments of different nations…”
when something covers, involves or affects the whole world
& ROLE IN EDUCATION
The United States is falling behind in education, globalization can
help the United States rebuild it’s failing education system by taking
ideas from other countries
Learn from experiences in other parts of the world
Allows us to teach different perspectives and views
Enables us to compare local events to global events
Needed to prepare students for jobs that require new skill sets
To compete globally
Desktop Publishing: creating a wiki could allow communication and
sharing of information between your students and students across
Facebook: another way for your students to communicate with
students in other countries
Digital Imaging: creating images which allow your students to see
different global landmarks
Robots: create a robot that represents a particular country other
than the United States
YouTube & Storytelling: create a class video to send to a classroom
across the world and ask for one in return
TOOLS WHICH COULD BE USED TO PROMOTE THE PILLAR
We will be using Skype to contact other
classrooms around the world.
We will learn about their culture and
We will send emails and pictures
throughout the year to stay in contact.
School lunch around the world.
Explore 6 other countries using
the internet, books and magazines
to see what types of food they eat.
Display the countries on the
bulletin board with a sample of
what their lunch tray might look