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Silvia Rosenthal Tolisano
Globallyconnectedlearning.com
Globally Connected Learning
Do you believe that global awareness and
education is important to students who do not
and most likely will never own a pa...
Should “Global Awareness” or “Global
Competencies” be taught as a (required) separate
course/subject?
How to infuse culture beyond food, music,
games, festivals, language or art?
Why? How? Success
Why?
Ignorance of how the US fits
into the wider world
Only 37% of young Americans
can find Iraq on a map
20% of young Americans think
Sudan is in Asia
50% can’t find New York on a U.S. map
6 in 10 young Americans don't speak a
foreign language fluently.
9 in 10 (89%) do not correspond
regularly with anyone outside the US.
As many as one third (32%) would miss a conference
call scheduled with someone in another time zone.
Young people in the USA are unprepared for an
increasingly global & interconnected future.
In an era of ubiquitous interconnection, global
awareness does not mean simply learning about other
cultures, foods and ho...
21st Century Teachers & Learners recognize that
EVERYTHING is connected
How?
Local
Isolated
Educator
Establish
PLN
Jump in
Global Issues
& News
Offer
Collaboration
& Help
Upgrade Seek
Collaboration
P...
My Personal Learning Network
South
Africa
The
Networked
Teacher
Colleagues
Family/
Local
Community
Print &
Digital
Resources
Conferences
Curriculum
Documents
Social...
Swing in…Paddle Around
Don’t be a Wallflower
Don’t Shout Out into the World
Participate in Global Conferences
Get Informed:
International News & Issues
Use Translation Tools
Tom.com-China
Sueddeutsche.de-Germany
NouvelObs-France
Nord-Cinema-France
G1 Globo-Brazil
Zeit Onlin...
Gain
Global
Perspective
BasedonHeidiHayesJacobs,Curriculum21(ASCD2010)
Image by Mike Fisher http://www.flickr.com/photos/grade6kms/5103565561/
Tools
Success
AroundTheWorldWith80Schools.net
VoiceThread- What Could It Mean?
Student Blogging Challenge
Flat Classroom Projects
Global Awareness
Projects & Reflection
Teddy Bears Around The World
Why? How? Success
Q&A&Ideas
Image Credits
• Upside Down Globe
http://www.flickr.com/photos/jenmaise
r/3694740123/
• Drill by Mike Fisher
http://www.fl...
Credit&Resources • Survey National Geographic-
Roper Public Affairs 2006
Geographic Literacy Study
• http://www.myWonderfu...
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Globally Connected Learning

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Let’s explore the why and how of globally connected learning. From Global Competencies, connections, collaborations and communication to tools and projects designed and created for your students to investigate the world, bring in perspective, knowledge, skill and disposition.

Walk through the steps of becoming a globally connected teacher in order to open up their classroom walls and connect their students to the world.

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Globally Connected Learning

  1. Silvia Rosenthal Tolisano Globallyconnectedlearning.com Globally Connected Learning
  2. Do you believe that global awareness and education is important to students who do not and most likely will never own a passport?
  3. Should “Global Awareness” or “Global Competencies” be taught as a (required) separate course/subject?
  4. How to infuse culture beyond food, music, games, festivals, language or art?
  5. Why? How? Success
  6. Why?
  7. Ignorance of how the US fits into the wider world
  8. Only 37% of young Americans can find Iraq on a map
  9. 20% of young Americans think Sudan is in Asia
  10. 50% can’t find New York on a U.S. map
  11. 6 in 10 young Americans don't speak a foreign language fluently.
  12. 9 in 10 (89%) do not correspond regularly with anyone outside the US.
  13. As many as one third (32%) would miss a conference call scheduled with someone in another time zone.
  14. Young people in the USA are unprepared for an increasingly global & interconnected future.
  15. In an era of ubiquitous interconnection, global awareness does not mean simply learning about other cultures, foods and holidays. ScottMcLeod
  16. 21st Century Teachers & Learners recognize that EVERYTHING is connected
  17. How?
  18. Local Isolated Educator Establish PLN Jump in Global Issues & News Offer Collaboration & Help Upgrade Seek Collaboration Partners Connect Trust Share Globally Connected Educator StepstoaGloballyConnected Educator
  19. My Personal Learning Network South Africa
  20. The Networked Teacher Colleagues Family/ Local Community Print & Digital Resources Conferences Curriculum Documents Social Book- marking Video Conferencing Blogs Wikis Podcasts Twitter Social Network Sites Photo Sharing Popular Media
  21. Swing in…Paddle Around
  22. Don’t be a Wallflower
  23. Don’t Shout Out into the World
  24. Participate in Global Conferences
  25. Get Informed: International News & Issues
  26. Use Translation Tools Tom.com-China Sueddeutsche.de-Germany NouvelObs-France Nord-Cinema-France G1 Globo-Brazil Zeit Online-Germany La Información- Spain Spiegel Online-Germ Focus Online- Gmany Komika Magasin-Swedish Marmiton.org-France Elle-France
  27. Gain Global Perspective
  28. BasedonHeidiHayesJacobs,Curriculum21(ASCD2010)
  29. Image by Mike Fisher http://www.flickr.com/photos/grade6kms/5103565561/
  30. Tools
  31. Success
  32. AroundTheWorldWith80Schools.net
  33. VoiceThread- What Could It Mean?
  34. Student Blogging Challenge
  35. Flat Classroom Projects
  36. Global Awareness Projects & Reflection
  37. Teddy Bears Around The World
  38. Why? How? Success
  39. Q&A&Ideas
  40. Image Credits • Upside Down Globe http://www.flickr.com/photos/jenmaise r/3694740123/ • Drill by Mike Fisher http://www.flickr.com/photos/grade6k ms/5103565561/ • Dim Sum Plate by Daring Librarian http://www.flickr.com/photos/info_grrl /5084891145/
  41. Credit&Resources • Survey National Geographic- Roper Public Affairs 2006 Geographic Literacy Study • http://www.myWonderfulWorld. org • Google Maps • Google Earth • VoiceThread • Wikis • Blogs • Skype

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