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Quadblogging - The Global Education Collaborative

Quadblogging - The Global Education Collaborative | Connect All Schools | Scoop.it

For some reason, I could tell you plenty about the geography of most place around the world, but my geography of the United States is terrible. Fortunately it is improving, thanks to two schools from Michigan and one from Colorado joining the Writers' club... I hope to continue to be able to locate these on a map!...

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World Brooklyn: Ideas for Raising Tomorrow's Global Citizens

World Brooklyn: Ideas for Raising Tomorrow's Global Citizens | Connect All Schools | Scoop.it
How do you bring the world to your child and bring your child to the world?
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Educators plan cultural exchange between American & Russian youth

Educators plan cultural exchange between American & Russian youth | Connect All Schools | Scoop.it

U.S. educators are working with Russian organizations to foster communication between young people in both countries through a program spearheaded by Global SchoolNet, an Encinitas-based education nonprofit. ...

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4 Reasons Why “Global Fluency” Matters – an open letter to 6th graders everywhere | Digital Learning Environments

4 Reasons Why “Global Fluency” Matters – an open letter to 6th graders everywhere | Digital Learning Environments | Connect All Schools | Scoop.it

...Would you like to make a positive difference in the world? If so, be sure to view ALL your subjects in a global context. This is especially needed in math and science, because their application in the real world will require collaboration and understanding with many people who work across languages, timezones, and cultures...

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Nigeria to New York | YES Program

Nigeria to New York | YES Program | Connect All Schools | Scoop.it

...Moreover, I have realized what a beautiful country America is and I greatly commend the generosity of it’s inhabitants. I found out what a prized possession I have in the form of Nigeria, and what role I, as a young person, have in building bridges between nations...

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Occupy Globally Connected Learning

Occupy Globally Connected Learning | Connect All Schools | Scoop.it

Like many of the thoughtful participants at DML conference, the MacArthur Foundation-supported Connected Learning team is asking important questions around peer and multi-generational learning, civic engagement and social justice ...

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Where Do Global Minded Leaders Come From? | Hatch Early Learning Experts Blog

Where Do Global Minded Leaders Come From? | Hatch Early Learning Experts Blog | Connect All Schools | Scoop.it

Last month I spent an afternoon in a kindergarten classroom asking students about global awareness. While my original goal was to develop a vocabulary that would help preschoolers see the world from their small space, I was overwhelmed by the insights and observations of the five to six year old community....

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“Assessing the Impact of Global Collaboration” – March #globalclassroom chats

“Assessing the Impact of Global Collaboration” – March #globalclassroom chats | Connect All Schools | Scoop.it
This month's topic comes to us courtesy of @iEARNUSA, and takes the #globalclassroom chats into new territory: assessment.

As teachers involved in global collaboration, we are in a unique positi...
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Open Education Week

Open Education Week | Connect All Schools | Scoop.it

Welcome to the first ever Open Education Week! Open Education Week is taking place from 5-10 March 2012 online and in locally hosted events around the world. The purpose of Open Education Week is to raise awareness of the open education movement and its impact on teaching and learning worldwide. Participation in all events and use of all resources is free an open to anyone.

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Global Friendship Through Space

Global Friendship Through Space | Connect All Schools | Scoop.it

Global Friendship Through Space Education is a California-based 501(c)3 non-profit organization founded in 2002. It is dedicated to promoting friendship among young people from different countries and cultures through the study of space-related science and technology.

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Tools and Tips for World Read-Aloud Day

Tools and Tips for World Read-Aloud Day | Connect All Schools | Scoop.it

Today’s technology makes it easy to connect with far-flung fellow students and teachers around reading and writing. Teachers can head to Skype in the Classroom to pair up with others around the world on projects of their choice, and World Read-Aloud Day on March 7 is a perfect opportunity. Teachers can browse by grade level and subject area for others interested in collaborating, and with access to their Skype accounts and project timelines, making plans for global collaboration has never been easier. ...

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About the Global Classroom Blog / Au sujet du blogue Le monde en classe

About the Global Classroom Blog / Au sujet du blogue Le monde en classe | Connect All Schools | Scoop.it
The goal of the Global Classroom Blog is to create an online community of engaged and like minded teaching professionals who are committed to global education and children's rights.  Integrating g...
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Leadership and YALLAH (Youth Allied to Learn, Lead and Help) Qatar Foundation International

Leadership and YALLAH (Youth Allied to Learn, Lead and Help)   Qatar Foundation International | Connect All Schools | Scoop.it

YALLAH is a multi-lingual, facilitated, online space for cross-cultural collaboration through which Qatar Foundation International (QFI) can create new opportunities for engagement and collaboration in our middle and high school-focused student and teacher programs.

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PenPal News Demo Video

PenPal News is a web app that uses news as a conversation-starter to connect students around the world.
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What Is Modern Slavery? Investigating Human Trafficking

What Is Modern Slavery? Investigating Human Trafficking | Connect All Schools | Scoop.it
For today’s lesson, we collaborated again — as we did last fall on a lesson about the famine in Somalia — with the Global Nomads Group, an international organization that creates interactive educational programs for students about global issues, to foster dialogue and understanding about the world.

 

This lesson can be taught on its own or used in conjunction with Global Nomads’ Human Trafficking webcast, scheduled for Thursday. If you are interested in participating with your classes, visit the Global Nomads Web site.

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Join the Flat Classroom® Webinar! - Classroom 2.0

Join the Flat Classroom® Webinar! - Classroom 2.0 | Connect All Schools | Scoop.it

Join the Webinar with Julie Lindsay and Vicki Davis Tuesday March 6, 2012 5:00pm Eastern USA

Register - http://tinyurl.com/Flat-Classroom-Webinar

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Global, Digital Literacy

Global, Digital Literacy | Connect All Schools | Scoop.it

Tomorrow, March 7, is World Read Aloud Day. Its purpose is to raise awareness that one in ten people worldwide are illiterate. The World Read Aloud Day event organizer LitWorld is linking readers and learners around the world via videoconference or video chat in an effort to combat illiteracy. A student in a Birmingham school can connect with students in Beirut or Benin City to learn to read together....

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Project Earth | Connect all Schools

Project Earth | Connect all Schools | Connect All Schools | Scoop.it

Project Earth® is a global environmental network designed to connect people around the world to help solve environmental problems. Founded by Ecology and Environment, Inc. (E & E), Project Earth®’s mission is to generate ongoing conversation and collaboration across national boundaries that collectively lead to positive environmental change....

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Karachi, Houston schools sign MoU

Karachi, Houston schools sign MoU | Connect All Schools | Scoop.it

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HOUSTON TEXAS: Schools of Houston and Karachi signed a memorandum in promotion of cultural, educational, economic relationship and coordination between them.

 

The President of Houston Karachi Sister City Association Muhammad Saeed Sheikh, Executive Director iEARN Pakistan Farah Kamal and Principal of Houston Academy of International studies Melissa Jacobs Thibaut signed a memorandum in promotion of these ties and for better coordination between Karachi and Houston schools....

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Exchange Voice | The Alliance for International Educational and Cultural Exchange

Exchange Voice  | The Alliance for International Educational and Cultural Exchange | Connect All Schools | Scoop.it

When she got on the plane to Brazil in 1970, Jenny Messner had no expectations. Until that moment, the furthest away the Pennsylvania country girl had traveled was the Jersey Shore.

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What is Career Readiness? Global Competence Matters

What is Career Readiness? Global Competence Matters | Connect All Schools | Scoop.it

What is career readiness? There's a lot of ambiguity around what it means. The National Association of State Directors of Career Technical Education Consortium (NASDCTEc), headed by Kimberly A. Green, has assembled a team to work on a common definition to be published in mid-June. When I spoke with Green, she told me "It certainly involves technical skills, as well as language proficiency, and global competency.....

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Researchers to Introduce New Model of Learning | Connected Learning | HASTAC

Researchers to Introduce New Model of Learning | Connected Learning | HASTAC | Connect All Schools | Scoop.it

Citing an ever-widening gap between in-school and out-of-school learning experiences, a team of researchers on Thursday will introduce a model of learning -- 'connected learning' -- that taps into the rich new world of information, knowledge, and online collaboration available to youth and learners.

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Flat Classroom Global Book Club

Flat Classroom Global Book Club | Connect All Schools | Scoop.it

Global collaboration starts with connecting yourself to the world. Students are the greatest textbook ever written for each other. The same is true for teachers. We are passionate about connecting and facilitating effective collaborations between classrooms because we’ve seen the power of how it can engage students and teach them the skills they need to be successful in the 21st century. ...

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New Global Classroom Collaboration Challenges

New Global Classroom Collaboration Challenges | Connect All Schools | Scoop.it
Next week, beginning March 5, the P2PU School of Ed will be beginning two new global classroom collaboration projects, and we'd love to have you join us in these projects!



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ASCD: How To Manage Your Classroom Effectively:Teaching and Learning Resources for the Global Classroom

ASCD: How To Manage Your Classroom Effectively:Teaching and Learning Resources for the Global Classroom | Connect All Schools | Scoop.it

Educators don't have to break the bank to provide students with access to world-class lessons about global issues, or connect with learners and teachers in other countries. Free software like Skype allows students to participate in face-to-face language lessons; the Smithsonian offers free videos, lectures, and online exhibitions; and National Geographic's website has a wealth of multimedia resources designed to take students on exciting adventures.

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