j0431642.png21st Century Skills: Global Collaboration

Summer Institute

Tuesday, June 25, 2014, 8:00 am - 4:00 pm


Agenda

8:00
Welcome

Global Awareness Quiz

7 Billion - Food for Thought

Global & Cultural Understanding - Opening Video
More info on Skype Around the World:

Around the World with Skype from langwitches on Vimeo.



8:30

Why Make Global Connections?

Brainstorm: What are the skills and understandings that can be gained through global connections?

21st Century Skills

21st Century Skills Brochure

9:00

Small Group Discussion


How do we encourage global and cultural understanding in our classrooms? How can we do better?

Do we teach our kids in a systematic way how to conduct lives of purpose and service?

How can we expose our students to a greater "diversity of perspectives, viewpoints, and life experiences"?

What is the role of technology in bringing diversity and intercultural awareness into the curriculum?

  • Each group respond to 4 questions on your wiki page
  • Share with whole group



9:45

Individual Work

  • Search your standards (or content area of your choice) for the identified skills and understandings*. Add references to wiki page.
  • In which standard do you find opportunities for global connections and/or service learning projects (if not explicitly stated)?
  • Share highlights with whole group
Searchable Standards


10:30

Tools to collaborate globally and "glocally":

Today's Meet
Wikis
Padlet

Blogs
  • Quadblogging




Our Today's Meet
Wiki Example - Kristin Lubich, Mountain Ridge
Our Padlet
Quadblogging - Sign up here

11:30
Lunch


12:30
More tools to collaborate globally and "glocally"
Our Edmodo Collaboration Space- Join with code
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Skype - Additional Resources

1:00
Skype with:
  • Toni Olivieri-Barton, Woodmen Roberts Elementary


Livebinder on Skype in the Classroom

1:30
Time to explore resources
Start building your lesson/unit plan



Global Connection Planning in Google Docs
More Project Examples

3:15
Share your lesson ideas


3:45
4:00
Closing Video- Global Student Leadership Summit with EF Tours
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