Presentation on theme: "Connecting Your Class Globally Leslie Black, Director of Media Services Donna Rudisill, Instructional Technology Facilitator."— Presentation transcript:
Connecting Your Class Globally Leslie Black, Director of Media Services Donna Rudisill, Instructional Technology Facilitator
Global Awareness (NC Teacher Evaluation Instrument – MILEGuide) Using 21st century skills to understand and address global issues. Learning from and working collaboratively with individuals representing diverse cultures, religions and lifestyles in a spirit of mutual respect and open dialogue in personal, work and community contexts. Having the ability to utilize non-English languages as a tool for understanding other nations and cultures.
Teacher Evaluation Standard III – Teachers Know the Content They Teach c. Teachers recognize the interconnectedness of content areas/disciplines. Teachers know the links and vertical alignment of the grade or subject they teach and the North Carolina Standard Course of Study. Teachers understand how the content they teach relates to other disciplines in order to deepen understanding and connect learning for students. Teachers promote global awareness and its relevance to subjects they teach.
Teacher Evaluation Standard III – Teachers Know the Content They Teach d. Teachers make instruction relevant to students. Teachers incorporate 21st century life skills into their teaching deliberately, strategically, and broadly. These skills include leadership, ethics, accountability, adaptability, personal productivity, personal responsibility, people skills, self-direction, and social responsibility. Teachers help their students understand the relationship between the North Carolina Standard Course of Study and 21st century content, which includes global awareness; financial, economic, business and entrepreneurial literacy; civic literacy; and health awareness.
Learn NC – Learning Materials
US Department of Education 2.html 2.html
Hilites - Listserv
ePals / National Geographic Projects
Global Projects using Advanced Search
Collaborate > Search for Classroom Profiles > Advance Search
Global Events March 8th - International Women's Day March 9th - World Read Aloud Day March 19th - World Sleep Day March 22nd - World Water Day March 23rd - World Meteorological Day May 5th - Cinco de Mayo May 17th - World Information Day May 23rd - World Turtle Day Spanish 15 – October 14 - Hispanic Heritage Month Dec. 2st - Hannukah begins Dec. 25th - Christmas Dec. 26th - Kwanzaa begins Event Calendars Infoplease - BrainPop - Discovery Education - TeachersFirst -
How to Begin? Collaborate with Staci Bumgarner, Media Coordinator and Donna Rudisill, Instructional Technology Facilitator Start Small Current Projects at Learn NC, US Dept. of Education, and Global SchoolNet Replicate a project by search through archives of Global SchoolNet.
Security Use a reputable resources – Learn NC, US Dept. of Education, and Global SchoolNet. CCS Permission to Photograph Form and Internet Acceptable Use Policy Form