BECOME A MEMBER SUPPORTER

Help keep our free events going by becoming a supporter of Global Ed Events! Your donations will support the Global Education Conference, Global Education Day, Global Collaboration Week, and more! We appreciate you! Click HERE for more information.

Premier Partners

Huge thanks to our premier partners! For more information on supporting our events by becoming a premier partner organization, click HERE


PARTNERS

Your Name and Title:  William Piper, 5th grade social studies (world geography)

School or Organization Name: University School of Milwaukee

Language in Which You Will Present: English

Target Audience(s): Teachers (elementary school and middle school teachers)

Short Session Description (one line):

Find ways to tap into your school community to increase global awareness and cultural understanding.

Full Session Description (as long as you would like):

Global education may seem like a daunting task, but making meaningful connections is a simple thing to do.  In this workshop I will share with you ideas to connect with members of your school or neighborhoods communities to create meaningful, authentic and engaging multicultural partnerships to enrich learning.  I will share how, along with colleagues we created a Chinese New Year celebration and an Indian celebration using members of our parent an local community.  Tapping into resources from parents and students can transform your classroom into a center for global learning.

Websites / URLs Associated with Your Session:

http://mrpipersclass.wordpress.com (my current website)
http://whereonearthiswillie.blogspot.com (project kids launched last year)

Views: 109

Reply to This

Replies to This Discussion

Look forward to this.  Always looking for ways to offer meaningful multicultural experiences for adult literacy students.

Melinda Hefner

Thanks, Melinda.  I hope the presentation will be fun and worthwhile.  I am looking forward tos sharing about ways to involve your school community in finding meaningful global connections.  There are so many great sessions.  This is going to be fun!

I get the feeling that you will ROCK this session!  Excitement and passion about teaching cannot be taught.

Melinda

RSS

© 2019   Created by Lucy Gray.   Powered by

Badges  |  Report an Issue  |  Terms of Service