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Kmw.standard ppt bringing world (1) (1)


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This session will explain our purpose and mission at Know My World, share examples of awesome exchanges we have facilitated, discuss the importance and value of cross cultural classroom exchanges in your classroom and walk you through exchange options and the easy steps it takes to request an exchange or share your story with us today!

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Kmw.standard ppt bringing world (1) (1)

  1. 1. Bringing the world into your classroom
  2. 2. Kathryn Stoerzbach Educational Promotions Manager Know My World
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  4. 4. How we work: •Cross Cultural relationships via digital technology •Collaborative projects adaptable to any subject area Story Sharing •Team teaching opportunities or individual exchange •One to one support for teachers and administration •Flexible commitment time and enrollment Cross Cultural Exchange Project Based Learning •Core Curriculum Standard Alignment •No Fee
  5. 5. n: ssio u isc D Ple yo ase s ur ha com re me nts ! What do you think the benefits are of fostering cross-cultural relationships within the classroom?
  6. 6. crossdel for rld mo learn: Wo ctively ow My ts effe the Kn Using studen change ural ex cult ● ● ● ● ● ● ● Culture Fostering personal relationships and friendships Working cooperatively in group dynamics Effective communication skills Awareness of self, others and new areas of interest Empathy Exchange project content
  7. 7. Exchange Example: 116 students 8 teachers 4 countries Journal Swap for Peace Australia, Mexic o, Taiwan, United Sta tes
  8. 8. Daily Life from a student in Mexico
  9. 9. A student in Taiwan shares about his vacation adventures!
  10. 10. Sharing about an American Holiday
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  12. 12. Exercise: What global issue do you currently feel is most important? (please choose one and share) a) Poverty b) Hunger c) Pollution d) Global Warming e) Health Care
  13. 13. Reflection: How can you incorporate cross-cultural exchanges into your classroom?
  14. 14. To request an exchange or for more information: Like us on Facebook https://www.facebook. com/KnowMyWorld Find us on Twitter! @knowmyworld_org Work with us! Please contact: