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Go Global: World Collaborative Projects for Innovative Teachers

Go Global: World Collaborative Projects for Innovative Teachers

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Go Global

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World Collaborative Projects for Innovative Teachers
FCIS CONVENTION 2012
COUNTRY DAY WORLD SCHOOL LARGO, FLORIDA
FRAN SIRACUSA JENNIFER WILLIAMS CO-DIRECTORS, INTERNATIONAL PROGRAMS

 Florida

Independent School

 Montessori

age 2-grade 3

 World School

grades 4-8

International Programs

FREE, INTERACTIVE MULTIMEDIA PRESENTATIONS COLLABORATION SOLUTION FOR CLASSROOMS SYNCHRONIZED USE OF IPADS WITH TEACHER VIEW AND STUDENT VIEW SPECIAL THANKS TO EMILIANO ABRAMZON & BRYAN MILLER

Today’s Agenda
 How can I develop a customized

vision of 21st century learning for
my classroom… today?
 How can I globally connect my

students… tomorrow?
 How can I pioneer a school-wide

initiative that embraces global

collaborations… this

year?

Why Should Classrooms Connect Globally?
Collaborate…
 Improve learning  Break down classroom

Create…

walls
 Develop authentic

audiences

Country Day World School International Programs

World Languages
International Travel Global Projects

World Language Program
 Spanish  Chinese  English  American Sign Language

 Greek & Latin Roots
http://infosthetics.com

 International

Trip

 Model UN:

International Delegates

 International

Students

 Global

Leadership Summit

International Travel

International Travel
Beijing China

Costa Rica

How can I globally connect my students TOMORROW?

By Becoming a Globally Minded Teacher…

TODAY!

“Prepare students to be citizens of the world by being one yourself!”
—Lucy Gray

1. TEACH FROM A GLOBAL PERSPECTIVE 1. KEEP YOUR PASSPORT UP-TO-DATE 2. LEARN A WORLD LANGUAGE 3. IMPROVE YOUR GEOGRAPHY KNOWLEDGE

Learn to network; network to learn.

Classroom Ideas for TOMORROW!
1. Keep the world at your fingertips! 2. Enrich your playlists and music collection.

3. Spice-up menus!
4. Find beautiful books. 5. Welcome cultural discussions. 1. Use teleconferencing to meet new friends. 2. Expose children to a World Language!

-Growing Up Global

Global Projects: Time to CONNECT!
START SMALL
KEEP IT AUTHENTIC

JOIN AN EXISTING GROUP PROJECT

Global Projects
 Flat Classroom: K-2

 Rock Our World: 3-4
 Caine’s Arcade: 4-5  Eracism: 6-8  Moon Project: 6  International Day of Peace:

PreK-8

Flat Classroom

Flat Classroom

Connect Synchronously & Asynchronously

Rock Our World

Rock Our World Global Celebration

International Day of Peace

Toolkit

1. WEBCAM: Videoconferencing, Skype, Facetime 2. COLLABORATIVE WORKSPACE: think.com, google sites, wikispaces, blogger 3. NETWORKS: iEARN, TakingITGlobal, GlobalEd Ning, ISTE 4. Web 2.0 TOOLS: VoiceThread, Voki, GoogleDocs, GoogleMaps, GoogleEarth

Meaningful Discovery

Apple Applications

A world class education system should call for globally connected schools.
-Lucy Gray

Start a School-Wide Global Initiative …THIS YEAR!
 integrate international studies into

overall curriculum
 find a partner school  hold a Go Global

Professional Development In-Service at your school

Essential Readings for Teachers

GlobalEdCon: Join Our Sessions!

 “The Connected Middle

School Student: Fostering Global Collaborations through International Projects”

 “Apps Galore: Top Tools for

Global Collaborations”

 “Celebrating Diversity:

International Day of Peace”

 www.ourglobalprojects.blogspot.com

Connect with Us!

 Fran Siracusa:
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Skype: franlaprofesora Twitter: la_Profe_S Delicious: fransiracusa Email: fsiracusa@countrydaylargo.com Pinterest: fransiracusa

 Jennifer Williams:
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Skype: jwilliamscountryday Twitter: jwilliamscds Delicious: jwilliamscountryday Email: jwilliams@countrydaylargo.com Pinterest: whygrow

Ones to Watch
• Julie Lindsayhttp://123elearning.blogspot.co m • Vicki Davis http://coolcatteacher.blogspot.com • Steve Hargadon http://www.stevehargadon.com • Sir Ken Robinsonhttps://twitter.com/SirKenRo binson • Lucy Gray https://twitter.com/elemenous • Alec Couros https://twitter.com/courosa

Websites to Watch
http:/www.globaleducationconference.com http://www.iearn.org http://www.tigweb.org http://flatclassroomproject.net https://www.iste.org http://www.epals.com http://www.imagination.is http://www.worldmoonproject.org http://www.rockourworld.org http://mathforum.org/class2class/

Sharing Projects with the World
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=8Fqwv 8zez9k http://prezi.com/uqccl9cviqsr/me-on-themap-project/ http://www.epubbud.com/book.php?g=H 6RDZYKT http://youtube/5yvTyJLgdzc http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=6aFYR cClNVU&feature=youtu.be http://voicethread.com/#q.b3069231.i166 02681

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