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Bringing the World to Your Classroom
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Your Name and Title: Genevieve Murphy Global Development Director of Know My World School or Organization Name: Know My World Co-Presenter Name(s):Area of the World from Which You Will…Continue

Tags: 2013Leadership, 2013Curricular, 2013Teachers

Started this discussion. Last reply by KnowmyWorld Nov 19, 2013.

Journal Swap for Peace Project
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We are looking for a group of about 15 elementary students to participate in a journal swap project.  So far we have school participating from America, Taiwan and Australia.  Unfortunately, our…Continue

Started this discussion. Last reply by Angeles Berman Nov 12, 2012.

The Power of Stories: Creating Awareness through Language Arts and Digital Literacy

Your Name and Title:  Genevieve Murphy, Global Development Director of Know My World School, Library, or Organization Name:Know My World Co-Presenter Name(s):Country from Which You Will…Continue

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Started Oct 21, 2012

Know My World connecting classrooms around the globe!
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Dear fellow educators... as you are gearing up for a new school year and you're looking for new projects to implement in your classroom check out…Continue

Started this discussion. Last reply by Mary Hosier Sep 5, 2012.


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Location (City or Town):
Taichung, Taiwan
About Me or Reason for Joining the GEC:
I joined GEC because I am a sincere advocate for global education and self directed learning. GEC seems like a community of like minded thinkers and activists. This is a great place to find people to network and collaborate with.
I am a:
Grade Level or Age of Students You Work With (if applicable):
1st and 2nd graders
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Blog (if applicable):
Global Education Projects Sponsored By You or That You're Involved In (if applicable):
I am the co-founder of Know My World, a cross cultural exchange initiative that emphasizes global education and self directed learning for educators, students and individuals around the globe.

I developed a global curriculum resource and ran teacher training workshops in Nepal.
Languages Spoken:
Conversational Japanese
Beginning Mandarin
Favorite Education Resources:
Know My World
Teachers WIthout Boarders
United Nations Cyber School Bus
Ed Helper
Reading A to Z
Enchanted Learning

Genevieve's Blog

Promoting Passion in Students Through Self Directed Learning

When was the last time curiosity took hold of you, causing you to stop and wonder?  For some people this happens multiple times a day, for others only once in a blue moon.  Regardless of how frequently or infrequently it happens, the bottom line is that it HAPPENS to all of us.

As humans we are driven by an innate curiosity from birth.  We have…

Posted on November 6, 2011 at 12:59am

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At 9:04pm on November 6, 2011, Rob Ferrin said…

Hi Genevieve, 

CCM? Sorry, not familiar with the acronym. 

I am not certain about specific global ed. at the elementary level, but I know they have clubs and groups. Coming from a very globalized city with many different nationalities at our school, there is a lot of focus on global citizenship and cross-cultural understandings. Most of the service-learning we do is at the high school level. 




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