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The Global Monster Project

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Elementary classes from the United States and around the world collaborate in this standards based project. After choosing a Monster part, each class writes a description of that part. After all descriptions have been sent in, each class builds its own MONSTER using everyone's descriptions from the table below.

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Global Teacher Connect

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Global Teacher Connect has been designed to be a collaborative blog for Global Teachers - teachers who are in the classrooms all around the globe creating global learners.

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GCS Goes Global - GCS Global Education Conference 2012

GCS Goes Global - GCS Global Education Conference 2012 | Connect All Schools | Scoop.it

All GCS educators are invited to participate in the first GCS Global Education Conference, aiming at exploring resources and best practices to apply global themes in the daily planning as well as within the school culture....

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Map Guide - TeachUNICEF

Map Guide - TeachUNICEF | Connect All Schools | Scoop.it

Explore UNICEF projects and news from around the world and take action to help children in need. Click each pin to watch a video, listen to a podcast, view a lesson plan or read about a UNICEF project in the field. Download the TeachUNICEF Map Guide for information on how best to integrate the map into your classrom.

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We, Our Digital Selves, and Us - Flat Classroom Project

We, Our Digital Selves, and Us - Flat Classroom Project | Connect All Schools | Scoop.it
Created by Alan Levine @cogdog http://cogdogblog.com as the Keynote video for Flat Classroom Project 12-1 and NetGenEd Project 2012 http://fcp12-1.flatclassroo…...

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Tech For a Global Early Childhood Education | Globalizing Early Learning with Technology

Tech For a Global Early Childhood Education | Globalizing Early Learning with Technology | Connect All Schools | Scoop.it

This website was created in hopes of filling a gap in the available resources for educators working with young children and interested in using technology to create a global learning experience in their classrooms....

 

Lots of Connect All Schools partners highlighted on this site!

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Saudi Institute Seeks To Build A Bridge To The West : NPR

Saudi Institute Seeks To Build A Bridge To The West : NPR | Connect All Schools | Scoop.it
The Saudi kingdom has long been wary of importing Western influence. But as the country gradually opens up, it has established a Western Studies Institute, the first of its kind in Saudi Arabia.

 

... The institute also runs the Saudi component of the Kennedy-Lugar Youth Exchange and Study Program, which takes high school kids to the U.S. for a year of study.

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#MyDreamSpeaks Tweet Chat Qatar Foundation International

#MyDreamSpeaks Tweet Chat Qatar Foundation International | Connect All Schools | Scoop.it

Please join GLP, QFI and others on Twitter on Wednesday night at at 7:00pm (EST) to participate in GLP's weekly TweetChat. By responding to questions posed by @Globallang and engaging in an online conversation, we hope to trigger a widespread discussion around the very important issues of access to language-learning programs.

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What Does it Mean to Be Global? - Teachers with Apps

What Does it Mean to Be Global? - Teachers with Apps | Connect All Schools | Scoop.it

Based on a multi-award winning namesake book, this multi-media, interactive edutainment app is a conversation starter for parents and educators to teach children about the goodness in exploring, appreciating, and respecting other children’s traditions, cultures, religions, and values the world over.

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Global Education Motivators | Connect all Schools

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Global Education Motivators was founded by educators in 1981 to help meet the complex needs of bringing the world into the classroom. GEM has consistently worked with students, teachers and administrators through on-site and distant learning workshops and classroom program support to promote a better understanding of the world and its people....

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Michael's One World Reflection: Tales of Adoption and Courage | Connect all Schools

Michael's One World Reflection: Tales of Adoption and Courage | Connect all Schools | Connect All Schools | Scoop.it

Michael shares his story of being adopted from Korea in his One World Reflection. He explains how adoption is the ultimate show of selflessness and requires both biological and adoptive families to make sacrifices and difficult decisions in order to provide a better life for the child.

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Global Education – When Hard Work Pays Off

Global Education – When Hard Work Pays Off | Connect All Schools | Scoop.it
Mount Carmel Area High School students are featured for their global collaborative efforts in the classroom through participation in Flat Classroom Projects.  The Flat Classroom Projects were foun...
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Global Classroom [video]

One To World is a non profit organization that brings Fulbright scholars and other international students to New York City public schools to introduce and explain their native cultures in order to break down prejudices and create cross-cultural understanding....

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Internationalizing University Education

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Increasingly, university faculty are realizing that learning "about" the world must be supplemented with an effort to learn "with" it.
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Sponsoring Study Abroad: The Most Cost Effective Foreign Policy Tool

Sponsoring Study Abroad: The Most Cost Effective Foreign Policy Tool | Connect All Schools | Scoop.it

Global education has been a neglected component of U.S. foreign policy and should be a driving force in moving forward to build bridges with other countries, breaking down cultural barriers, acting as preventive national security, and better equiping the American youth to be the diplomats of the future. ....

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DonorsChoose.org Blog: Skype in Our Classrooms!

DonorsChoose.org Blog: Skype in Our Classrooms! | Connect All Schools | Scoop.it

We love Skype! The DonorsChoose.org team uses Skype every day to video chat with remote colleagues, share adorable photos from our teachers’ classrooms and makes our lives easier and more fun. We know our teachers love Skype too. So far, nearly 300 classrooms have used Skype to connect with NASA engineers and sister classrooms in Japan and much more. That’s why we’re thrilled to announce a new partnership with Skype that will help thousands of classrooms connect globally.

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The Global Classroom - Edmodo Pen Pal Project

The Global Classroom - Edmodo Pen Pal Project | Connect All Schools | Scoop.it

Project Goals: Students will engage in discussions with other students in the project about provided topics. Students will learn to respect and appreciate the opinions, cultures and customs of others. Students will be able to see the differences and similarities between themselves and others around the world.

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An American Perspective on an Interfaith Exchange | YES Program

An American Perspective on an Interfaith Exchange | YES Program | Connect All Schools | Scoop.it

Over the past few years, Temple Beth El's Upper School Eighth grade course on Comparative Religions, has partnered with the DC-area AFS cluster of YES students, who visit Beth El, teach a class about their religious identities and guide students through a tour of their mosques and temples.

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Global Connections and Exchange

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Since 2000, the Global Connections and Exchange (GCE) Program has supported collaboration and online linkages among students, educators, and community youth leaders from U.S. and overseas secondary schools and youth organizations. GCE programs empower youth to use technology to address universal issues and to engage in dialogue with the international community.

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TEDEducation: Enter the Global Classroom

TEDEducation: Enter the Global Classroom | Connect All Schools | Scoop.it

Officially launching at the beginning of April, TEDEd‘s mission is “to capture and amplify the voices of the world’s greatest teachers” and to bring the lessons outside the classroom and project them into a larger and more interactive global classroom ...

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Global Projects for the Early Years – k-2 Building Bridges

Global Projects for the Early Years – k-2 Building Bridges | Connect All Schools | Scoop.it
Teaching year prep/one this term has been challenging and exciting. During the term, we have been involved with the pilot K-2 Building Bridges Flat Classroom Project. This has been a fabulous vent...
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Pinecrest Elementary Global Tech Program | Connect all Schools

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Students at Pinecrest Elementary in Miami, Fl have connected with students in Morocco, Pakistan, and Bangladesh through the iEARN website. Crystal Tejera was encouraged by the Principal of her school, Marisol Diaz, to search for resources that would enable the students to make global connections. Ms. Tejera discovered iEARN from the book Growing Up Global by Homa Tavanger. ...

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Participant Story: A Different Approach to Learning

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Hossein Mehdaoui, a high school English teacher from Morocco, spent six weeks on the Teaching Excellence and Achievement (TEA) Program at Winthrop University in Rock Hill, South Carolina.

Hossein welcomed the differences he observed in the learning environment and hopes to infuse some of these elements in his own classes....

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Outside My Window | Accompsett Elementary School

Outside My Window | Accompsett Elementary School | Connect All Schools | Scoop.it

This project is about describing what we can see from our classroom/school window in a range of styles and techniques. Descriptions will be swapped with other schools so that we can compare and discuss our different localities.

 

Countries we connected with: India, Palestine, Russia, Uganda and United Kingdom

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UNA-USA's Global Classrooms program

UNA-USA's Global Classrooms program | Connect All Schools | Scoop.it

Global Classrooms is an innovative educational program that engages middle school and high school students in an exploration of current world issues through interactive simulations and curricular materials. Global Classrooms cultivates literacy, life skills and the attitudes necessary for active citizenship.

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