"...[H]ow do teachers prepare students for global citizenship and 21st century skills without "adding on" a whole new curriculum? Here are some suggestions and resources for building global learning communities, engaging students in global language learning, building intercultural awareness through global literature, and exploring the world through virtual travel. These ideas can be integrated into busy school days and current content areas using common technologies and instructional resources."
Jim Lerman's insight:
Excellent article with numerous ideas and resources.
For the last eleven months "create Kahoot games" and "Kahoot" have been the most frequently searched terms on this blog. While I have published videos about specific parts of Kahoot, until today I didn't have a video on the complete Kahoot creation experience. In the video embedded below I demonstrate how to create a Kahoot game from scratch, how to use Kahoot games created by other teachers, and how to play a Kahoot game.
What started off as an innocuous query from my leader soon became a chance to explore and grow myself as an individual contributor at a deeper leadership level -- someone who doesn't need a hierarchy, department or budget to make an organizational impact.
Google can be your best friend when it comes to searching for answers or information online. Millions of people use it every day, but only few can utilize Google to its full potential. In fact, this powerful search engine can offer lots of great services, apps and features that aren’t on many people’s radar.
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Numeracy and literacy for the priority learners is one of the main problems I have identified in our Community of Learning (CoL). This is a massive problem faced by educators worldwide and has had teachers scratching their heads for decades. As a college English teacher, my proposed plan is as far out of my comfort zone as I can get, namely to introduce coding into all Year Six classrooms in our contributing CoL.
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