Global awareness begins with the globe

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Global Awareness Begins with the Globe
Global Awareness is a part of the North Carolina curriculum and the NC Teacher Evaluation Process. What is Global Awareness and what does it look like in the classroom? How is it applied across the curriculum? This session will look at Global Awareness in the curriculum and in the classroom and provide resources and ideas you can use.
Presenter: Steve Pierce

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Global awareness begins with the globe

  1. 1. North Carolina Geographic Alliance http://geo.appstate.edu/ncga Go.Geoliteracy.NCGA@gmail.com Global Awareness Begins with the Globe Session presented at the 2014 NC Association for Middle Level Education Conference March 17-18, 2014 Greensboro, NC Presenter Contact: Steve Pierce stevepierce@charter.net Lesson Plans from this session are available on the NC Geographic Alliance website: http://geo.appstate.edu/ncga 1. O,SAE Can you See? Developing a Geographic Eye 2. U.S. Center of Population 3. Most Populous U.S. Cities 1900 and 2010 4. The 100th Meridian 5. Haves and Have Nots Articles on Global Awareness 1. Resources on Global Awareness from the FRAMEWORK FOR 21ST CENTURY LEARNING http://www.p21.org/about-us/p21-framework/256-global-awareness 2. Global Awareness Resources from NC DPI http://ncees.ncdpi.wikispaces.net/Global+Awareness+Resources 3. Common Core: Getting There Globally – Asia Society http://asiasociety.org/education/resources-schools/professional-learning/common-core- getting-there-globally 4. Global Awareness and the Standards: How is Global Awareness Defined and Evaluated in the NC Teacher Evaluation Process https://globalawareness.wikispaces.com/Global+Awareness+and+the+Standards 5. Global Competence: Prepare Youth to Engage with the World – Asia Society http://asiasociety.org/education/partnership-global-learning/making-case/global-competence- prepare-youth-engage-world 6. Global Competence: Social Studies Performance Outcomes – Asia Society http://asiasociety.org/education/resources-schools/professional-learning/global-competence- social-studies-performance-outco 7. Geographic Literacy in a Globalized World: Without it, We’re Lost – About.com http://geography.about.com/od/studygeography/a/Geographic-Literacy.htm 8. ‘What Do We Mean by 'Reading' Maps?’ By Phil Gersmehl Education Week http://www.edweek.org/ew/articles/2013/07/22/37gersmehl.h32.html?tkn=QQCCsffrjN4HE qzMV3cLjguGQJrBmKGwK2mF&cmp=clp-sb-ascd Materials and resources for “Maps as Primary Sources” are found on this Google Site: https://sites.google.com/site/mapsasprimarysources/

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