Global Education Conference
April 5, 2014
Global Education Conference FAQ's
- There are 95 different countries represented in GCS.
- There are over 117 different dialects and languages spoken in GCSs
Creating a Global Media Center
Jackie Pender-Jones and Bonnie Fulp did a wonderful job developing a resources to help us create a Global Media program. Below you will find just a few Highlights of their wonderful presentation. Email Jackie firstname.lastname@example.org or Bonnie email@example.com to join their wiki to find out more.
Connecting with other countries:
FREE resource that will allow students to interact class to class from other countries.
Link to ongoing ePal projects - include
- TakingITGlobal www.tigweb.org
- Worldwide Culture Swap- www.worldwidecultureswap.com
Partners you with other cultures to communicate and collaborate on projects
Finding Books for your library that are culturally relevant:
- Delightful Children's Books for Children
Read-around the world
- No Time for FlashCards
27 Books that Teach Children about the world around them
- Carolina Navigators-
Carolina Navigators enriches the education of K-12 students through a variety of free resources. The mission of the Center for Global Initiatives is to expand global opportunities at UNC through collaborative programs and projects. The center will provide speakers for classes as well as artificats that can be checked out and shipped to your school at no cost.
5 Ways Literature Can Teach Global Lessons in Elementary Classes
Tear Down that Wall: Joining the Global Classroom Community to Instill Global Citizenship
How to Go Global in your Classroom
Professional Standards addressing Global Media Programing
Standard 1.4 Integration of 21st century Skills and learning standards
Standard 2.3: Respect for Diversity