Global Education Using Technology to Bring the World to Your Students

ISBN-10: 1564842584
ISBN-13: 9781564842589
Edition: 2009
List price: $31.95
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Book details

List price: $31.95
Copyright year: 2009
Publisher: International Society for Technology in Education
Binding: Hardcover
Pages: 166
Size: 7.00" wide x 9.00" long x 0.50" tall
Weight: 1.056
Language: English

Introduction
Why I Wrote This Book
Global Education and 9/11
Shifting Definitions of Global Education
How to Use This Book
Global Education and the Web 2.0 Revolution
The Web 2.0 Revolution and Learning Theory
Historical Interlude-The Origins of Global Education
Getting Started Is Easier Than You Think
Global Learning and Curriculum Objectives
Historical Interlude-Erasmus and Comenius
Security Concerns
Pathways to Global Education
Pathway: Empathy for Others
Pathway: Finding New Ways to Enrich and Engage
Case Study-Marsha Goren's Journey as a Globaldreamer
Case Study-Early Experiences on the Path to Becoming a Global Educator
Pathway: Desire for Social Justice
Historical Interlude-Opposing Viewpoints:
Support and Mentoring
Case Study-The Power of Mentoring and Collaboration
Collaboration and Lesson Planning
Historical Interlude-Mid- to Late Twentieth Century
Accountability Pressures
The Flat Classroom Project
What is the Flat Classroom Project?
Blogging's Role
Podcasts and Vodcasts
Skype and Similar Tools
Classroom Ning
Aligning Project Purpose, Learning Objective, Content, and the NETS with Product Outcome
Preparing Students to Launch a Global Classroom
The Flat Classroom Project Inspires Others
iEARN
Historical Interlude-Celestin Freinet
The Founding of iEARN
iEARN Expands
iEARN Project: De Orilla a Orilla
iEARN Project: Feeding Minds Fighting Hunger
Evaluating iEARN
Global Schoolhouse and Other Global Education Networks
Global Schoolhouse
ePals
Case Study-Interview with Accomplished Global Educator
Many Other Opportunities Await!
Connecting Global Themes to Your Curriculum
Robert Hanvey's Foundational Essay
Preparation is Essential
Sample Module Design
Quick Ways to Get Started
An ePals Activity for Elementary Students
A Virtual Tour Guide Activity for Middle School Students
Engaging Middle and High School Students with Current Events
Connecting Middle and High School Students with Their Passions
Final Thoughts
Sample Lesson Plans
Cinderella Around the World
Do Food Choices Affect Global Warming?
Cross-Cultural Pen Pals
Glossary
Web Resources
National Educational Technology Standards
References
Index

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