Creating A Global Media Center
A World View Workshop
GCS Media Specialists Attend a workshop on Creating a Global Media Center
Ten GCS Media specialist from across the county attended Creating a Global Media center sponsored by the World View Workshop for K-12 Librarians, Media Coordinators, and Technology Specialists.
The LiveBinder of Resources for this workshop can be found at:
World View Website:
Special Thanks To Liliana Jordanov and the GCS Global Education for sponsoring our team.
A free program of the Center for Global Initiatives, Carolina Navigators enriches the education of both UNC and K-12 students through engaged international learning.
- Culture Kits-
- FREE to reserve- Ship back for Free as well.
-Over a 100 kits from many countries available to request. They will send them to your school to help your students experience artifacts from that country.
They can keep them for 3 weeks but reserve them at least 2 weeks in advance.
- Where in NC poster link Great activity to see the impact North Carolina has globally.
- The Danger of a Single Story
Fostering Cultural Competency Through Digital Storytelling
Photography- Using visual literacy by helping them decipher the image.
- "What's going on in am image,... what's going on behind the image
- Check out http://www.kidsacrosstheworld.com/ for photographs
- Five basic Elements
- Visual Elements
- Connecting Cultures
- Connecting Curriculum
- Assumption v/s Facts
- Feelings and Emotions
- Different Perspectives and Empathy
- Contains articles and photographs of global issues
- How do we use the stories embedded in commercials
- Find commercials about concepts or cultures...
- Watch the commercial several times to pick up concepts
- Understand humor across cultures
- Watch to understand Cultural differences and steryotypes.
- Use Thinglink to use an image to tell a layered story...
Find Out More
Find Out More
#WeNeedDiverseBooks: Multicultural Literature in the Media Center
- Seven Ways to Evaluate Multicultural Literature
- Evaluating Multicultural Literature for use in the classroom Article
- World View Currency Kits
- Skipping Stones& Saudi Aramco World
Do you want to know what diverse literature is out there?
- Skipping Stones Award winners
- Windows and Mirrors - Celebrating a diverse world through children's Books
- 50 Multicultural Books Every Child Should Read - http://nea.org/grants/29510.htm
- Notable Books for a Global Society - http://clrsig.org/nbgs_books.php
- Global Literature: Literature Award Listings - http://resources.primarysource.org/globalliterature
- One Green Apple by Eve Bunting
- The Composition by Antonio Skarmeta & Alfonso Ruano
- The Boy Who Loved Math: The Improbable Life of Paul Erdos by Deborah Heligman
- Lon Po Po: A Red Riding Hood Story From China by Ed Young
- Ganesha's Sweet Tooth by Sanjay Patel
- Purple Hibiscus by Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie
- The Book Thief by Markus Zusak
- Bud, Not Buddy by Christopher Paul Curtis
- Yes! We Are Latinos by Alma Flor Ada
- Midaq Alley by Naguib Mahfouz
- When I was Puerto Rican by Esmeralda Santiago
- The Interpreter by Suki Kim
- Flight by Sherman Alexie
- International Children's Library - http://childrenslibrary.org
- Worlds of Words from university of Arizona - http://wowlit.org
- StoryJumper- http://www.storyjumper.com
- World View Global WebFriends/World View Currency Kits- http://worldview.unc.edu/k12-resources/
- Teaching Multicultural Literature Workshops- http://www.learner.org/workshops/tml/
- UNC African Studies Center: Learning Boxes - http://africa.unc.edu/outreach/learning_boxes/index.asp
- Skipping Stones Magazines - http://skippingstones.org
- Saudi Aramco World Magazines - http://saudiaramcoworld.com
- Multicultural Children's Book Day - http://jumpintoabook.com/multicultural-childrens-book-day
- Corridos Sin Fronteras - www.corridos.org
- World book and Copyright Day - http://tinyurl.com/mnthlux
- #WeNeedDiverseBooks Campeign - http://weneeddiversebooks.tumblr.com
Digital Research Resources
- Google Cultural Institute
- Khan Academy-
- Ted Talks- It's not just for adults TED Talks for Kids
- How Stuff Works
- Ed Puzzle- add questions and content to videos. Once you add info and questions you generate a code for them to enter to make it interactive
- ViewoNot.es- allows you to load a video, add questions, and share with students.
- Scrible-Chrome Extension
- Primary Source World- Notable Books for GLobal Society
- Amazing Kids Magazine- magazines written by Teens and Young adults that allows you to see a new prospective on many topics.
- Your Commonwealth
- Words without Borders- Online website written by teens and young adults.
- NC Cardinal
More Digital Resources
Pocket Libraries for countries without Internet
Great Idea for a Service Learning Project for your library
- Creating portable digital libraries for countries that do not have internet access. The concept is to copy websites, youtube videos, TedTalks, and many other resources into a small off line hard drive devices or even a chip that allows the user to take the information with them even without internet access. They are looking for partners to help support and fund the effort to share information with countries that can't otherwise access information.
Global Tech Resources to enhance your media program...
More resources to check out in your free time...
Challenge 20/20 -www.nais.org
- Free Internet-based program that pairs classes from schools in the US with their Counterpart classes in other countries; together
Creative Connections -www.creativeconnections.org
ePALS Classroom Exchange-www.epals.com
One to World’s Global Classroom Connections - http://globalclassroomconnections.wordpress.com
iEARN: International Education Network- www.iearn.org
Reach the World -www.reachtheworld.org
World View Global Scholars -http://worldview.unc.edu/global-resources/rotary-webfriends
- Great free screen share program where the teacher can have kids join their group and follow along as the presentation advances on the user's device. Allows students to interact by answering questions that populate in teacher view.
Using Media in the Classroom: Best Practices for Technology and Copyright
- Perform or display a legal copy
- Use movies as part of classroom instruction
Terms of Service:
- TOSDR.org - Terms of Services Did Not Read
Book Talking Kits to Help Children find Diverse Literature
Have you ever wondered what to recommend for students to read next? This resource offers a great book talking kit that allows students to find a diverse book that may be similar to popular text that they already like.