Thursday, November 20, 2014

2014 Global Education Conference - Final Day!

Friday, November 21st, is the fifth and final day our fifth annual Global Education Conference. Today was yet another great day of sessions and keynotes, and the recordings of any sessions that have taken place are accessible on the conference recordings page.

The list of Friday's sessions, in US-Eastern Standard Time, is below. To see the the full conference schedule in your own time zone, with the direct links to session rooms, go to the conference schedule page. Follow the conference through Twitter using the hashtag #globaled14. Session recordings are posted immediately following each session.

Do join us for the ending celebration--it will be fun and short!

Friday, November 21st
(US-Eastern Time)

  • Introduce PBL In Your Teaching To Make Your Student A Global Citizen - Iram Sadiq, Subject Coordinator Chemistry/Biology for O Level Cambridge

  • Global Collaborative ELT Wikipedia project - Vicky Papageorgiou, BA, M.Ed
  • Linking Leaders with Communities - Moderation Best Pr - Ian Murray - Facilitator
  • Planetlines Connect Students Around the World - Daniel Kinzer Director of Experiential Learning School
  • SPOTLIGHT: Social Entrepreneurship: The Student Voice - Sharon Brown-Peters
  • Teaching Food Studies: onsite and abroad - Sonia Massari, PhD

  • Building Essential 21st Century Skills Through Global Collaboration Projects - Effie Kyrikakis, International Collaboration Co-ordinator
  • Fostering International Collaboration Through Language Exchange - Caroline L. Ocaya
  • Globally Connecting People Through Creating Cloud-Based Presentations - Ervika Munik Borlongan (Undergraduate Student - Bachelor of Elementary Education major in Teaching in the Early Grades)
  • ICT’osphere Surrounding ELT world: Reviewing Web-Tools in Use - Asli Lidice Gokturk Saglam
  • Teaching and Learning about food in the future: ICT, Innovative Food Systems, Social Entrepreneurship and Interaction Design - Sonia Massari, PhD

  • Sociology: A Driver for Cultural Competence in a Connected World - Michael D. Collins, Ph.D., Professor of Sociology
  • The Elders mentor younger ones at "The School in the Cloud" - Sebastian Panakal, Vice Chairman
  • The Global Classroom Project: Stories & Project Launch 2014-15 - Mr Michael Graffin
  • to play or not to play?! - Oren Dolev, K-8 Teacher, M.Ed. student
  • “Programa Formación de Formadores UNAD: innovación en la cualificación académica y certificación de competencias” - María del Socorro Gómez Estrada. Psicóloga. Especialista en Educación Superior a Distancia

  • Go Global: Collaborating Teachers and Students Across the World Using Google Classroom - Shenna Kate Torres (Undergraduate Student- Bachelor of Secondary Education major in Biology)
  • Once you go global, there is no coming back! - Mrs Fabiana Casella
  • Social Media for Gender Equality: Exploring Popular Online Platforms for Mainstreaming Discussions on Sexual Orientation and Gender Identities - Ramil Andag (BSE Social Studies)
  • Student Achievement in a Global Community: Educators Fostering Transformative Actions in a Standardized System - Kate E. O'Hara, Ph.D.
  • Telling Taiwanese folktales through WebEx videoconferencing - Michelle Chien & Eric Chen, Student

  • KEYNOTE: Rana Dajani on "We Love Reading"

  • Incorporating Linguistic and Cultural Traditions - Susannah Wheelwright
  • No sé, enséñame tú... - María Torres - Lic. en Artes-Docente en Primaria y Pre-Primaria
  • School Uniform or Wedding Dress: How NGOs can Play a Key role in Combatting Child Marriage in Rural Nepal through Education - Priti Bhattarai, Board Member
  • SPOTLIGHT: Hot Teaching Spots - Mrs. Maha Hassan
  • SPOTLIGHT: Mutually Beneficial Professional Development for Teachers in North and Central America - Shea Kerkhoff, Education Director; Doctoral Student

  • International Projects and Global Competencies - Teacher Miss ALINA BALAN
  • Out My Window - Erin Olson, Instructional Technology Consultants
  • Student Stories in a Solar Cooking Project - Kathy Bosiak Teacher and Science Department Chairman
  • The Maker Mindset: Fostering a Design Mentality to Solve Real-World Problems - Katie Williams, M.Ed.
  • Virtual Schools: Potential Solution for Equity and Quality Education for All - Dina Ghobashy - Education Technology Consultant

  • KEYNOTE: Maureen McLaughlin - Championing International Education Priorities

  • Global Education Conference Closing and Thank You!

2014 Global Education Conference - Day Four

Thursday, November 20th, is day four of the fifth annual Global Education Conference. (Actually, it started already, but I was so exhausted yesterday I fell asleep without realizing I hadn't posted the next day's schedule!) We had yet another great day of sessions and keynotes on Wednesday, and the recordings of any sessions that have taken place are accessible on the conference recordings page (which includes the ones listed below up until you get this note).

The list of today's sessions, in US-Eastern Standard Time, is below. To see the the full conference schedule in your own time zone, with the direct links to session rooms, go to the conference schedule page. Follow the conference through Twitter using the hashtag #globaled14. Session recordings are posted immediately following each session.

Special thanks today to the overnight Australia volunteer team (Julie, Anne,and Sue) who are allowing me and Lucy to get some sleep! We do always need more volunteers to help moderate sessions, join us here.

Thursday, November 20th
(US-Eastern Time)

  • The Wonderful Third Life! - Head of Education Leena Hannula
  • KEYNOTE: Omashani Naidoo - "Teacher Professional Development- A South African Perspective"
  • "Uniendo Voluntades": Voluntad de mejorar la Educación + volundad de mejorar el Aprendizaje de los Estudiantes - Profesora Cristina Velázquez
  • A Strategy for Globalizing Secondary School: Global Citizenship/Competency Certificates - Peter Gilmartin, Program Director
  • Educator+: Taking the Google+ Step to connect educators and communities for accessible learning - Robby Fernandez
  • Feedback-Are You Doing Your Part? - Yvonna Sarkees, PAO Mentor
  • SPOTLIGHT: Global Collaboration - The Student Perspective - Amy Jambor & Sheri Williams, Teachers
  • Maximize Collaboration and Sharing with Google+ Hangouts - Ms Rita Zeinstejer - EFL Teacher and Teacher Trainer
  • SPOTLIGHT: Developing the New global EFA Framework: Post 2015 perspectives and processes across the world - Anjela Taneja, Head of Policy
  • Teachers - Elena Voloshina
  • The Ebola Crisis: How the International Community is Responding and What Students Can Do to Help - Amiena Mahsoob, Director of Education Programs
  • Using Video to Teach EFL in a Cultural Context - Mr. Mohamed Ramadan Mahmoud Mohamed
  • KEYNOTE: Jim Wynn and Gavin Dykes on "Education Fast Forward, The first four years and the next 200."
  • Building and Maintaining a Virtual Global Community: Global Partners in Education - Dr. Jami Leibowitz, Interim Director of Global Academic Initiatives and Director of Global Understanding
  • Connecting with Coding: The Flat Scratch Cat Project - Jennifer Fenton, Technology for Learning Coordinator
  • Opening Doors to Global Experiences, Cultural Immersion, and Volunteerism - Sheryl Bone, MAT Professor
  • SPOTLIGHT: The Youth Influence on Education Policy - Aja Watkins; student and youth advocate
  • The role of ELT+IT in promoting global collaboration and networking in professional development - Mr. Victor Hugo ROJAS B.
  • Conceptualizing Violence and Leveraging Skype to Promote World peace - Dr. Chris Deason and Abrahim Bahiti, BA
  • Modelo del Diseño instruccional para las aulas digitales que emplean Moodle en ambientes a distancia - Carlos Bravo Reyes PhD
  • SPOTLIGHT: Students Presenting A Week in the Life - Environmental Issues - Toni Olivieri-Barton, IB Coordinator & Teacher Librarian
  • Tastes Great! Less Filling! Urban high school students maximize global learning through iEARN Photojournalism 2.104 Heritage, Hunger and Food Security Program - Chris Lazarski, Teacher
  • KEYNOTE: Vicky Colbert - Escuela Nueva: Quality Education for Peace and Democracy
  • Anxiety Factors in the Saudi EFL Learners - Ms. Fariha Asif
  • Education for a Better World Imaginarium: A Critical Discourse Analysis of Global Education Lesson Plans - Lisa Swayhoover, Ph.D.
  • SPOTLIGHT: La Red Interamericana de Educación Docente (RIED): Actividades y Herramientas para la Profesión Docente en las Américas - María José de León, Consultora en Educación
  • TakingITGlobal's Free Virtual Thematic Classroom - Tania Rashid, Global Education Program Administrator
  • The Global Experience Continues: Research and Experience from an Exchange Student on Reverse Culture Shock - Ellen Street, Research Assistant
  • Creating Connections for Remote Faculty Members - Marla Cartwright, Faculty Developer
  • Cómo Crear Cursos Virtuales Con Sólo Una Conexión a Internet ... y No Morir en el Intento - William Colmenares
  • Measurement of Global Thinking Levels via Analyses of Solutions to Problems - Marina P. Bonser, Ph.D.
  • SMILE Together: Collaborative, Inquiry-based Learning using Innovative Hardware and Software. - Reuben Thiessen, Chief Information Officer
  • The World at Your Fingertips: Media Resources for the Global Classroom - Jennifer Hanson, Librarian
  • Food, Photos, and Tajikistan - Roslynne McCarthy
  • KEYNOTE: Rebecca Winthrop on "Global Education: Progress, Needs and Opportunities"
  • KEYNOTES: Alaine Newland & Emily Havens on OpenIDEO
  • The Dream Flag Project -- empowering and developing global awareness for K-12 students around the world - Jeff Harlan, Director of The Dream Flag Project
  • Biggest Bang for Your Buck - Edna Phythian Global Connections Liaison
  • Perfil Emprendedor UNiagustiniano - Mrs Felipe Gonzalez
  • SPOTLIGHT: Digiteen/Digitween - Global Digital Citizenship Project - Theresa Allen, Technology Teacher/Coordinator
  • SPOTLIGHT: Improving Teacher Training in the Developing World With Locally Created Video and Cordless Projectors - Matthew York, Executive Director
  • KEYNOTE: Julie Keane & John Farrelly on "Leading an Innovative Global District"
  • Connecting your classroom to the global stage with Global Encounters - Terry Godwaldt, Director of Programming
  • Design Thinking among K-12 Teachers in Global Education Programs - Khendum Gyabak
  • Helping Students Embrace Cultural Diversity and Develop Global Awareness - Christy Barham, Media & Technology Coordinator
  • How to Handle Classroom Global Diversity in Curriculum Design with a PowerPoint Template. From theory to PowerPoint instructional design in a STEM lesson. - Richard Close
  • Planetlines Connect Students Around the World - Daniel Kinzer Director of Experiential Learning School
  • Alternativas lúdicas basadas en TIC para la ensenanza del cálculo en el bachillerato - Mr. Julio Aviles Romero
  • Experiencing Global Education Through Immersive Learning Communities- A Case Study - Lainie Liberti - Co Founder Project World School - Life Learner
  • Online Learning - Brennan Heil Learning Online
  • Promoting a Global Perspective in Health Education Curriculum for Grades K-20 - Dr. Kristy Taylor
  • SPOTLIGHT: The World is Our Classroom - Anne Mirtschin, ICT Teacher
  • KEYNOTE: Rohit K. Pothukuchi
  • Adapting to a Changing World: The Future of Education - Marek Beck, Head of Upper School, Adjunct Professor, Chairperson for Connecticut Commission on Professional Development, Consultant
  • Creating and Curating Knowledge from the Bottom Up with a Community of Practice - Christel Broady, Ph.D., Professor of Graduate Education, Director ESL Teacher Education Programs
  • Cutting Through the Common Core (State Standards) Using a Global Approach - Gregory Adler/Education Project Director
  • Globalizing Education through Online Teaching - Martin Salido
  • Science in Service: Student-Led Sustainable Development in Haiti - Leah Penniman, Science Educator, Project-Based Learning Trainer, Fulbright DAT Fellow
  • Changing Perspectives of Japanese High School Students Toward the Chinese by Videoconferencing - Mariko Eguchi, Professor
  • Global Citizenship License - Leslie Pralle Keehn
  • Herramientas web 2.0 para generar aprendizajes colaborativos en el aula - William H. Vegazo Muro Teacher
  • La cultura física como base de una mejor calidad de vida - Benedicta Barrera Hernández. Candidato a Doctora en Educación

Tuesday, November 18, 2014

2014 Global Education Conference - Day Three!

Wednesday, November 19th, is day three of the fifth annual Global Education Conference. We had another great day of sessions and keynotes on Tuesday, and the recordings of any sessions that have taken place are accessible on the conference recordings page.

The list of Wednesday's sessions, in US-Eastern Standard Time, is below. To see the the full conference schedule in your own time zone, with the direct links to session rooms, go to the conference schedule page. Follow the conference through Twitter using the hashtag #globaled14. Session recordings are posted immediately following each session.

Thanks to our volunteer moderators for their terrific help. We always need more volunteers to help moderate sessions, join us here.

Wednesday, November 19th
(US-Eastern Time)

  • Globally Connecting Classes through Interactive Learning Objects - Ezra Samantha M. Mancenido (Undergraduate, Bachelor of Elementary Education - Special Education)
  • Connecting Education to the Cloud for Digital Citizenship - Chryssanthe Sotiriou, High School EFL Coordinator
  • Democratization: Stuctural Change of Regimen and of the Living Experience at Schools - Olek Netzer, Ph.D.
  • Speechcraft Online: Connecting the Speakers' Trainers Globally - Carole McCulloch
  • KEYNOTE: Omashani Naidoo
  • "El Camino de la Praxis en la Aldea Global del Siglo XXI" - Prof. Stella Maris Berdaxagar
  • Connecting Students to Language and Culture through a Culture Cafe - Dr. Thomas Moncrief
  • Flipped Classroom para la asignatura Informática - Mrs Silvana Salica
  • ¿Informática sin computadoras? - Alba Silvana Salica
  • Global Education Coalition-New York City: Organizational Collaboration to Support Local Educators Develop Globally Competent Youth - Alice Forsythe, Director of Partnerships
  • Increase Global Collaboration and Recognize Achievements with Digital Badges - Michael Boll
  • Integrating Science Teaching with 21st Century Skills - Dr. Purnendu Chatterjee
  • MAD Day from Syria Makes A Difference - Samah AlJundi
  • Maintaining Bridges to Swaziland Via Social Media - Susan Jacques Pierson, Ph.D.
  • A global social enterprise empowering underprivileged women through photography to overcome structural constraints of women empowerment - Bonnie Chiu (Director and Co-Founder of Lensational Limited)
  • Global Outreach Through Skype - Katie Wampler
  • Making and Learning - A Global Connection - Don Buckley, Co-Founder
  • Speak First: Shifting Modern Language Programs from Writing and Grammar Toward Genuine Global Connection - Jason Cummings Ph.D. Modern Language Department Head
  • Teaching First Year Library Research Experience in China: Strategies, Assessments, Challenges and Opportunities - Raymond Pun, Reference and Research Services Librarian
  • KEYNOTE: Thomas Röhlinger on "Global Education strategies for a world at an historic 'tipping-point'"
  • Casting the net wider: How can we encourage new participants in global learning? - Heidi Gibson, founder, Learning is Global
  • FlippingPD - Pre-Service Teachers Teaching Teachers Globally - Eva Brown, Instructor/Developer
  • Fostering Societal Consciousness through Soft Skills Training - Dr. Revathi Viswanathan
  • Ideas and Tips for Enhancing and Nurturing your Global Competency - Bonnie Koenig
  • The Global Understanding Program: Preparing Students for the Global Society - Dr. Jami Leibowitz, Interim Director of Global Academic Initiatives and Director of Global Understanding
  • Collaborative Learning Spaces: Classroom Designs for the 21st Century - Jennifer Williams, MS, CCC-SLP
  • Go and Smell the Roses! - Kathy Beck, Instructional Technology Coordinator
  • How American Higher Education is Missing Out on the Global Pie - Anatoly Lezhen - Entrepreneur+Enthusiast
  • Talking Kites all over the world in the footsteps of j.Korcak - Ruty Hotzen
  • Teaching Global Competency Through Skills-Based Learning - Amanda Stamp, Global Education Director
  • KEYNOTE: Tonya Muro on "100 Years: 100 Countries - AFS' Intercultural Learning in Teachers Colleges as a Pathway to Peace"
  • How do we fit global education within our curriculum at various grade levels? - Paul Loranger educational Consultant
  • KEYNOTE: Paul Salopek & Liz Dawes Duraisingh on "Out of Eden Learn: Slowing down and exchanging stories in the digital age"
  • TIG's Free Educational Games - Tania Rashid, Global Education Program Administrator
  • Tips on Designing a Global-focused Class - Adam Carter
  • KEYNOTE: Leslie Paynter on "Developing Empathy, Collaboration, and Reflection in Elementary Children: Voyager Academy Elementary~an Ashoka Changemaker School"
  • KEYNOTE: John Mergendoller on "From Packets to Gold Standard Project Based Learning"
  • A French and American Classroom Connection: Improving Linguistic Cultural Proficiency through E-Learning - Fabrice Fresse, VIF Cultural Exchange Teacher at Hopewell High School Lauren Oswald, English Teacher Assistant of TAPIF
  • Bringing the World to our Classroom: Connecting and Communicating on a Whole New Level - Susie Oh - Director of Information Resource & Technology Integration Specialist
  • Developing A Global PLN - Akevy Greenblatt
  • La aplicación de la teoría de las inteligencias múltiples en la educación virtual - Lorena Jiménez
  • "Eso que HACEMOS Ahí (en Presencia Del otro maléfico) del nuestro de estar-en-Siendo en disciplina" con "Humanidad Hacia otros", Ubuntu. - Pedro Néstor Ibáñez Lic. en Psicología
  • ACCESS Program's Enhancement activities: honing students' collaboration, leadership, and communication skills. - El Baida Marouane, EFL and ACCESS Program Teacher
  • Going Global: Facilitating and Designing Collaborative Classroom Projects at Home and Abroad - Lindsey Myers, Library Media Specialist
  • Increasing Student Achievement Through Nonlinguistic Teaching Strategies - Patricia J. Davis, Ph.D.
  • Library Beyond Borders: Fostering Global Learners by Connecting Libraries around the World - Cintia Bastos - k-12 Librarian
  • KEYNOTE: Lisa Parisi, Donna Roman, Toni Olivieri Barton, Emily Roth, Maire O'Keeffe, Betsey Sargent and Robyn Thiessen on "Our Global Friendships"
  • Going Global at Home - Kathleen McInerney, Ph.D.
  • Hearin the Silence Behind Learning Goals and Success Criteria - Mrs. Najwa Chalabi
  • One World: Many Stories - Patricia Davis, Ph.D.
  • The Value of Values in Transformative Learning Framework. How student values/experiences impact learning and instructional design methods. - Richard C. Close CEO
  • Using Facebook and Twitter as Online Classrooms: Connecting Educators and Learners Around the Globe - Pierre Moncal and Katrina Ingco - BEEd Special Education Undergraduate
  • A Student-Led Virtual Technology Conference? A New Model for Collaboration! - Student Technology Leadership Team
  • Examining methods for promoting college student engagement in course-based collaborative projects online - Leon James, Dr.
  • The Best of Times, The Worst of Times: Building Global Relationships that Endure - Middle School Math Teacher and Co-leader of Global Initiatives
  • The Global We : Middle School Pedagogy for Global Engagement - Will McDononough: Social Studies & English teacher; History Department Co-Chair
  • KEYNOTE: Mayus Chavez on "Common Core Global Standards"
  • Linking Leaders with Communities - Moderation Best Practices - Ian Murray - Facilitator
  • Personalized Learning: A Guide for Engaging Students with Technology - Marshal Conley Senior Consultant
  • SPOTLIGHT: From Empathy to Action: Assessing your Social Justice Impact - Noble Kelly, President & Founder
  • Exploring the Middle East through video conferencing - Terry Godwaldt, Director of Programming
  • Pedagogía de la autoridad - John JairoGarcía García; Psicólogo, Docente.
  • Using Adinkra Symbols from Ghana to Explore Universal Values and Student Identity - Sue Ron-Gonzalez, Literacy Specialist

Monday, November 17, 2014

2014 Global Education Conference - Day Two!

Tuesday, November 18th, is day two of the fifth annual Global Education Conference. We had a great opening day of sessions and keynotes, and the recordings of any sessions that have taken place are accessible on the conference recordings page.

The list of Tuesday's sessions, in US-Eastern Standard Time, is below. Unlike our opening day, Day two actually starts at midnight, US-Eastern Time! To see the the full conference schedule in your own time zone, with the direct links to session rooms, go to the conference schedule page. Follow the conference through Twitter using the hashtag #globaled14. Session recordings are posted immediately following each session.

We do still need more volunteers to help moderate sessions! Sign up and information here. It's a ton of fun, you'll be doing some good, and you'll have the undying gratitude of the conference organizers!

Tuesday, November 18th
(US-Eastern Time)

  • Resistencia al cambio - Fernando Jorquera Profesor
  • SPOTLIGHT: Education Beyond Borders: fostering global competency by connecting educators and classrooms - Noble Kelly, President & Founder
  • Tech Talk Tuesdays: Global Connections - Anne Mirtschin, ICT Teacher
  • World Theatre Video Project- Connecting Globally Through Performance - Nick Cusumano Theatre & Film Teacher GCT and GET
  • Releasing creativity and confidence among Youth through non formal life skills program in underprivileged urban setting - Rozina Jumani, Associate Professor/ Director Strategic Planning and Capacity Building
  • Education Against Dehumanization: Radical Change of Approach to Peace-Education - Olek Netzer, Ph.D.
  • Keeping your batteries charged and learning together by connecting globally with other educators - Maria del Carmen Colussa, EFL Freelance Teacher
  • My Identity, Your Identity Culture Project: Global Online Collaboration in Action - Nicolle Boujaber-Diederichs, iEARN USA Master Trainer and Project Facilitator; Instructional Coach
  • Education For All - Prakshi Goel
  • Peace and humanitarian education: driving education within the deep waters of global uncertainty - Dimitrios Salampasis, Doctoral Researcher, Writer and Blogger
  • Proyectos colaborativos de iEARN Latina - Profesora Cristina Velázquez
  • Globally Connecting Children with Special Educational Needs through Student-centered Approach in Teaching - Natasha N. King (Undergraduate Student - Bachelor of Elementary Education major in Special Education)
  • Hello Little World Skypers - Anne Mirtschin, ICT Teacher
  • Multiplayer computer games from the perspectives of teachers and students - Olzan Goldstein, Dr.
  • Serving from Scratch: Developing a Global Education Course for Good - Stephanie Wujcik, Middle School Social Studies Teacher and Coordinator of Service-Learning
  • The Milan Protocol: open dialogue between academia, private and public sectors - Sonia Massari, PhD
  • 10 Practical Tips for bringing food from around the world into the classroom - Sasha Martin, National Geographic author
  • Include Mandatory Life Skills Education as One Preventive Intervention Against Avoidable Mental Disorders Caused by Inability to Manage Stress & Frustration - Hassan Sattar (Managing Director & CEO)
  • Teddy Bears Humanising Teaching - Ms Rosemeire Batista Gimenes de Araújo
  • TriWaters Tour Eco-Expedition: Biodiversity Monitoring through Citizen Science - Troy Glover, Adventure Educator
  • KEYNOTE: Homa Tavangar on "Beyond Food, Fun, Festivals: Global Education Tools for Meaningful Learning & Connection"
  • Developing students’ creativity and media skills through AYV program - Cornelia Platon, Adobe Youth Voices Lead Educator
  • Global Understanding Through The Teaching of Culture and Mobile Devices - Harry Tuttle, Ed. D.
  • Promoting collaboration across borders: two approaches - Anne Fox, Trainer, learning coach
  • Service Learning for Highs School Students - Max Bone, Student
  • Using international student art exchanges to deliver 21st Century Learning Skills - Cheryl Iozzo/ Greenwich Connecticut Public Schools/ Ed.D, K-5 Art Educator
  • Daffodils and tulips-PBL - Ruty Hotzen
  • Modern Language Global Speaking Standards: ACTFL Can-Do Statements - Harry Tuttle, Ed. D.
  • Opening Minds Through High School Global Citizenship Course - Tina Vasquez, Teacher
  • Presenting #NT2T: Helping Twitter newbies become Tweachers - Mr. Stephan Hughes
  • SPOTLIGHT: Towards Global Citizenship Education - Vasileios Symeonidis
  • KEYNOTE: Kern Kelley on "Students as Tech Support"
  • Breaking down barriers to learning - Teresa MacKinnon
  • iSEL: Connecting Global Educators through EQ and Social Emotional Learning - Susan Stillman, Director of Education
  • SPOTLIGHT: Promoting Cultural Competence for a Global Society (Strategies for both K-12 educators and students) - Judy Ha, Training and Development Manager
  • SPOTLIGHT: The Inter-American Teacher Education Network (ITEN): Activities and Tools for the Teaching Profession in the Americas - Maria José de Leon, Education Consultant
  • Take Your Classroom Global - Tania Rashid, Global Education Program Administrator
  • Bridging Cultures & Worlds Connect - Diane Rice Reference Reference Librarian & program Coordinator
  • Critical Dialogue: Advancing Education Systems’ Adaptive Capacity to Bring Global Competency to Scale - Courtney White, Director of Partnerships
  • If you want success, change what you do! - Andrew Weiler
  • Looking at Cultural Differences in Motivating Students to Seek Information: A Study Conducted in Colorado Springs, CO and Kampala, Uganda - Dr. Sherry R. Crow, Associate Professor of School Library Science
  • The meaning of unknown words - the role of language in global education - Hana Šustková
  • KEYNOTE: Jennifer Vollmann on "Building Student Global IQ"
  • A Call to Action: Improving Geo-Literacy Through Project Based Learning - Angela Crawford, 2014 National Geographic Grosvenor Fellow
  • Integrating a language trip into the Modern language curriculum - Sumaya Ibourk French teacher
  • Skype in the Connected Classroom - Anne Mirtschin, ICT Teacher
  • SPOTLIGHT: Flat Students - Flat Learning - Global Understanding - Julie Lindsay
  • SPOTLIGHT: Jennifer Russell on "Connecting Educators and Youth through Virtual Exchange Projects in the Middle East, North Africa, and U.S."
  • Achieving Transnational Spaces Through Collective Will - Dr. Doris McEwen Harris, President/CEO M.E.C.C.A.
  • Mystery Skyping: Why We love It - Ruth Valle, teacher
  • SelfDesign Leads to Global Consciousness - David Marshak, Dean
  • SPOTLIGHT: Get #UpForSchool! Join the movement to all children everywhere access to education. - Kolleen Bouchane, Policy and Advocacy Director
  • Turning Interests into Insights: Using Data Visualizations to Teach Global Issues - Ann Marie Gleeson, Ph.D., Program Director
  • KEYNOTE: Lillian Chu Hsiung
  • Connecting Classrooms to Participate in Global Projects - Kimberly Caise, Online Instructor/Professor
  • Empowering Educators to Adopt Virtual Labs in Online IT Classrooms - Usha Jagannathan, IT Lecturer
  • One Typhoon Affecting Children Everywhere – Lessons in Climate Change Resiliency - Daniel Sadowsky, Assistant Director of Education
  • SPOTLIGHT: Lesson For All: the right of education and the barriers worldwide - Donna Román EdTech Instructional Specialist
  • World Museum Projects: Collaboration Projects in Scratch - Dr. Yoshiro Miyata
  • "Toward education for nonviolence - connecting classrooms project" - Anne Farrell, Volunteer Chief manager - school program
  • Bringing the Study Abroad Experience Home: Using Tech to Share Your Stories - William Stewart, Program Coordinator
  • Connecting and Collaborating: Student Learning and Leadership Opportunities in STEM - Eric Walters, Director of STEM Education
  • Connecting the Dots: Global Collaboration in the Information Age - Sarah Thomas, Teacher/Technology Liaison
  • e-Books; Diversifying the ESL & FLT Writing Classroom with Project-Based Learning Adaptations - Kara Mac Donald, Associate Professor
  • Transition Toward a Global Society: A K-8 Social Science Framework - Rob Siegel, Coordinator STEM Initiatives
  • KEYNOTE: Jennifer D. Klein on "Meeting in the Middle: Avoiding the Exploitative Pitfalls of Global Learning"
  • Amigos Globales/Global Friends - Sindell Perez Fuentes
  • SPOTLIGHT: Globalizing Lessons: Any Standard, Any Subject, or Any School - Michelle Macumber - Learning Center Community Leader
  • SPOTLIGHT: Skyping with the Guided Reflection Model - Dr. Ann Gaudino, Founder and Editor
  • Supporting Cognitive Academic Language Proficiency Acquisition for ELLs in the Content-Based Classroom - Kara Spilker, 5th Grade Teacher
  • Collaborative Online Projects: Getting Started - Abena Baiden
  • The Role of the Principal in International Education - Laura Higgs, M.S.
  • Urban Teachers and Web 2.0 Tools: Enacting a Critical Pedagogy Online - Kate E. O'Hara