What is Global Education?
Through investigating the world, recognizing perspectives, communicating ideas, and taking action, global education helps young people participate in shaping a shared future for the world. It prepares students for a world that is rapidly becoming more complex and diverse. Global students take responsibility for their actions and see themselves as global citizens who can make a difference.
This two minute video encapsulates the primary components of global education...
Our recent travels in dance...
Expand your horizons.. British author Ann Morgan tells a story about how she read translated works from every country in the world over the course of a year... here is her list... http://ayearofreadingtheworld.com/thelist/
Danger in a Single Story
Our lives, our cultures, are composed of many overlapping stories. Novelist Chimamanda Adichie tells the story of how she found her authentic cultural voice — and warns that if we hear only a single story about another person or country, we risk a critical misunderstanding.
21st century teachers use enabling technologies to broaden the perspectives of our students and enhance global awareness. Technologies are evolving and we must evolve to embrace leveraging tools for education.
The blog below documents travel this past Spring to the Republic of Georgia...
and to the Republic of Korea this past July...
We are traveling to San Francisco, Honolulu, Manila, and Ho Chi Minh City next summer. The travel blog is at this webpage...
Travel Blog and Professional Learning Community Discussions
Study Tools - Web Pages
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July 2016 to Korea
Teaching Resources and Downloadable Files
Preparation of Globally Competent Teachers - A comparison of American and Australian Policies
The plan for this page...
Assessment tool - Where we are as a district in global education
Assessment tool - A school and district evaluative rubric for global education by Fred Czarra
Selection letter for the US State department TGC grant dated June 2015
Assessment tool - Asia Society Educating for global competence: Preparing our youth to engage the world.
The Asia Society's 2011 publication. Mansilla and Jackson
Highly recommended for Orangeburg SD4 - Global Education assessment matrices on pp. 102 - 108 - can be used to assess global competency in every subject are - very detailed.
Global Citizenship and Global Competency: Manifesting Cosmopolitan Ways of Knowing in K-12 Education By Craig Perrier
Assessment tool -- A selection from the end of the Asia Society text on Standards Based Global Competency for Social Studies
Assessment tool - An evaluation of the integration of global standards through National Geography standards in my globalized unit on the Middle East; shell can be used to evaluate global competencies in any subject area.
The Imperative for Change - The Longview Foundation -- Great overview of global education...Economic, social, and technological
transformations are linking us
in unprecedented ways. Today’s
students will need extensive knowledge of
the world and the skills and dispositions
to engage with people from many cultures
and countries. They will need these to be
responsible citizens and effective participants
in the global marketplace of the 21st century.
Few teachers today are well prepared
to educate students for this new
Assessment tool -- Digital Learning Environment Inventory assesses the digital tools available to teachers and students at Edisto High School in the Orangeburg School District 4, in Cordova, SC. This is intended as a resource to all District 4 teachers as a current evaluation of all digital tools available to employees in the district that we might be able to incorporate for global instruction.
Good Overview of Global Education - Thanks Peter Schmidt
A lesson on Afghanistan using Padlet
A globalized unit on an overview of the Middle East with historical perspective and a lesson plan on Afghanistan geography.
Assessment tool - Global Education assessment matrix from World Savvy -- Highly recommended for Edisto High teachers - This is one of the giant organizations in global competency - How does your lesson plan address these competencies?
Travel Research Questions - Homework