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1 International Studies In Schoolswww.indiana.edu/~isis/ ”Bringing Your Students Face to Face with the World” ~~ Simple Guidelines 1 International Studies In Schools ~ ISIS ~ Bringing Your Students Face to Face with the World Deborah Hutton, Supervising Coordinator, ISIS Jennifer Larson, Coordinator Indiana University, Bloomington

2 International Studies In Schoolswww.indiana.edu/~isis/ ”Bringing Your Students Face to Face with the World” ~~ Simple Guidelines 2 What is International Studies In Schools (ISIS)? Distance learning program which uses video technology to connect K-12 schools & community groups across the United States with Indiana University international students, scholars, & specialists to learn about international topics, cultures, & events. Distance learning program which uses interactive video technology to connect K-12 schools & community groups across the United States with Indiana University international students, scholars, & specialists to learn about international topics, cultures, & events.

3 International Studies In Schoolswww.indiana.edu/~isis/ ”Bringing Your Students Face to Face with the World” ~~ Simple Guidelines 3 What does a videoconference look like? I. Domestic Connection George Cheu-Jey Lee, teaching Chinese to a class at Hazelwood Middle School in New Albany, IN from Indiana University-Bloomington.

4 International Studies In Schoolswww.indiana.edu/~isis/ ”Bringing Your Students Face to Face with the World” ~~ Simple Guidelines 4 What does a videoconference look like? II. International Connection Lord Timothy Garden, Kings College, London, UK & Dr. Dina Spechler, Indiana University-Bloomington (IUB), co-presenting to teachers at International Studies Summer Institute, IUB, Bloomington, IN.

5 International Studies In Schoolswww.indiana.edu/~isis/ ”Bringing Your Students Face to Face with the World” ~~ Simple Guidelines Videoconference Interaction: It’s Gotta Reach Out & Grab Ya!

6 International Studies In Schoolswww.indiana.edu/~isis/ ”Bringing Your Students Face to Face with the World” ~~ Simple Guidelines 6 ISIS Connections in Action **Must be in ‘View Show’ mode.** **Click on tiny megaphone in center of image for imbedded slide-loop.**

7 International Studies In Schoolswww.indiana.edu/~isis/ ”Bringing Your Students Face to Face with the World” ~~ Simple Guidelines 7   Tailored Programs: catering to specific needs of requesting teachers or community leaders in regards to subject matter   Topical Series: creating a multi-part series of ongoing presentations on a given theme, event or topic   Orientations to ISIS & Interactive Video Programming: educating students &/or teachers to the in’s & out’s of distance learning Types of ISIS Programs

8 International Studies In Schoolswww.indiana.edu/~isis/ ”Bringing Your Students Face to Face with the World” ~~ Simple Guidelines 8 Creative Single Programs (Examples #1: Titles of past K-12 ISIS programs) Affects of the African Rainforest Biome on the Local Culture (Grades K-2 ~~ Science & Social Studies) The Daily Culture of South Korea (Grade 6 ~~ All subjects) Living Under Apartheid in South Africa (Grade 6 ~~ English) All About Paris (High School ~~ French III/IV) Continued …

9 International Studies In Schoolswww.indiana.edu/~isis/ ”Bringing Your Students Face to Face with the World” ~~ Simple Guidelines 9 Creative Single Programs (Examples #2: Titles of past K-12 ISIS programs) Germany: Memories of WWII (Grade 8 ~~ U.S. History) Travel in Spain (High School ~~ Spanish I) Mathematical Symmetry in Turkey (High School ~~ Geometry) Raising Children in Kenya & Russia (Grade 12 ~~ Family Development) Transitions: Communism to Capitalism (Grade 12 ~~ Government)

10 International Studies In Schoolswww.indiana.edu/~isis/ ”Bringing Your Students Face to Face with the World” ~~ Simple Guidelines 10 Creative Program Series (Examples: Titles of past K-12 ISIS programs) Series: The Daily Cultures of Bulgaria, India, & Kenya Series: What Do You Want to Know About Afghanistan? Iraq? Islam? Series: ●3 connections w/ zoo – Pandas, Arctic animals, & South American rainforest animals; ●3 connections w/ international presenters – cultures of China, Canadian Arctic, & Amazon, & how each relates to their animals; ●3 on-site art classes on the art form of each culture

11 International Studies In Schoolswww.indiana.edu/~isis/ ”Bringing Your Students Face to Face with the World” ~~ Simple Guidelines 11 Sample Activity A: K-4 Lesson about France or a French I Lesson “Alouette Gentille Alouette” Alouette, gentille alouette, Alouette, je te plumerai Alouette, gentille alouette, Alouette, je te plumerai eux_gratuits/methode/poster_alouette.jpg

12 International Studies In Schoolswww.indiana.edu/~isis/ ”Bringing Your Students Face to Face with the World” ~~ Simple Guidelines 12 Sample Activity B: Follow up Lesson “Alouette Gentille Alouette: History of Song”   Alouette: lark or skylark   Traditionally caught with nets, mirrors, and other various traps   Popularly hunted, but also revered

13 International Studies In Schoolswww.indiana.edu/~isis/ ”Bringing Your Students Face to Face with the World” ~~ Simple Guidelines 13 Making a Connection with ISIS Plan well ahead - it takes a lot of time & many s: see handouts - Program Scheduling Chart & Program Design Form Contact local DL/Technologies Facilitator: find tech capabilities & details Complete & submit ISIS Participation Form: see handout &/or ISIS website Schedule test call with ISIS Coordinator continued …

14 International Studies In Schoolswww.indiana.edu/~isis/ ”Bringing Your Students Face to Face with the World” ~~ Simple Guidelines 14 Making a Connection with ISIS (Continued) Set date/time for presentation: coordinate with class schedule, presenter & facilitators Set clear expectations & take-aways Prepare for session: pre-session activities, handouts, review program plan, follow up activities

15 International Studies In Schoolswww.indiana.edu/~isis/ ”Bringing Your Students Face to Face with the World” ~~ Simple Guidelines 15 Assuring Quality Programs Communicate carefully with ISIS Coordinator o o Focus on contemporary life o o Focus on presenter’s strengths o o Use this unique opportunity o o Do not ask for textbook information Prepare students for experience o o Prepare for a possible thick accent o o Prepare students to make respectful comments o o Prepare students to ask good questions Continued …

16 International Studies In Schoolswww.indiana.edu/~isis/ ”Bringing Your Students Face to Face with the World” ~~ Simple Guidelines 16   Arrange reinforcing activities (pre- & post-)   Have a Plan B: in case the connection fails Assuring Quality Programs (Continued)

17 International Studies In Schoolswww.indiana.edu/~isis/ ”Bringing Your Students Face to Face with the World” ~~ Simple Guidelines 17 Sample: Program Design Form

18 International Studies In Schoolswww.indiana.edu/~isis/ ”Bringing Your Students Face to Face with the World” ~~ Simple Guidelines Program Scheduling Chart

19 International Studies In Schoolswww.indiana.edu/~isis/ ”Bringing Your Students Face to Face with the World” ~~ Simple Guidelines ISIS Participation Form

20 International Studies In Schoolswww.indiana.edu/~isis/ ”Bringing Your Students Face to Face with the World” ~~ Simple Guidelines 20 International Studies In Schools Good luck enriching your students’ learning by bringing them face to face with the world! Want to discuss your ideas? > >


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