Tuesday, December 09, 2014

Learning Revolution Free PD - OZeLive - We're Nominated for an Eddie - Games for Change

The Learning Revolution
Weekly Update

December 9th, 2014


The test and the use of man's education is that he finds pleasure in the exercise of his mind.
- Jacques Barzun

The Learning Revolution Project holds online and physical learning events, and highlights professional development opportunities from a network of 200 partners in the learning professions. The great majority of these events are free to attend. We also highlight good conversations about learning taking place between educators, learners, leaders, and others from the school, library, museum, work, adult, online, non-traditional and home learning worlds.

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Updates

  • OZeLive 2015. We're excited to share that our friends in Australia are gearing up for the second annual OZeLive Conference, scheduled for February 27th - March 1st. The conference will be free to attend, and the Call for Submissions is scheduled to open on December 12th. Be sure to join the Australian Educators network to be kept informed of conference news and volunteer opportunities as we get closer to the event.
  • We Need Your Vote!. Thanks to long time conference member, Louise Morgan, our Global Education Conference has been nominated for an Eddie! The Edublog Awards are determined by the public, and we would appreciate any votes from the GEC community at large. You need to join List.ly to vote, and we think that you'll also enjoy learning about many amazing resources and blogs that are part of this annual award. You have until December 15th to vote and details on this process are available here.
  • Games for Change Festival - Still Time to Submit!. Our friends at Games for Change shared this presentation opportunity with the members of our networks. The call for submissions closes Decemeber 15th, so be sure to check out the submission guidelines and get yours in soon! Through case studies, panels, presentations, workshops and demos, we look to highlight models for collaboration on game development and distribution, bridging the gap between compelling entertainment and issue-driven games. Our goal is to invite innovative, fresh concepts, approaches or models for advancing the field. Presentations previously made at the Games for Change Festival or similar forums are unlikely for serious consideration. The same goes for self-promotional presentations that are not focused on transparent sharing of lessons learned, failures, and meaningful takeaways for the audience. Accepted speakers will receive complimentary passes to the Games for Change Festival. There is no fee for submissions. More information at http://www.gamesforchange.org/festival/.

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One Week Calendar

All events are listed in US-Eastern Time. To become an event partner and have your events listed here, please email amy@learningrevolution.com.

  • Wednesday, December 10th at 9pm Teachers Teaching Teachers, Weekly conversations hosted by EdTechTalk, a collaborative open webcasting community. For more information, click here.
  • Saturday, December 13th at 12pm CR20 LIVE Weekly Show: ClassFlow with Steven Anderson, Classroom 2.0 LIVE is an opportunity to gather with other member of the community in regular "live" web meetings. Details to join at live.classroom20.com.
  • Monday, December 15th at 4pm edWeb Webinar: Top 5 Digital Tools of 2014, What are the top apps, websites, and games for learning of 2014? Join Common Sense Graphite Certified Educator, Dr. Ruth Okoye, to learn about five of the top tools for 2014 by Graphite. Register here.
  • Monday, December 15th at 8pm TL News Night LIVE!, This is a LIVE show presented in news show format featuring a Wrap up of “This Month in School Libraries” and deeper discussion of topical school library issues with special guest experts. Did we mention it was LIVE? View live here.
  • Tuesday, December 16th at 4pm edWeb Webinar: Character in Education, How do we guide kids to think critically, have moral sensitivity, and make ethical decisions in digital spaces? How do we help them think not only of themselves, but also about the impact of their actions in the digital world on others? Principles of character education intersect strongly with digital citizenship education. So what can we draw from the established field of character education that teachers can use to develop a strong digital moral compass in kids? Join digital citizenship guru Mike Ribble to learn about the intersections between character education and digital citizenship, and take away strategies that you can use with your own students. Register here.

For a full calendar of all upcoming events and conferences, click here.

Deadlines

  • 2015 Student Technology Conference, January 31st, 2015
    Upcoming deadlines: The call for proposals for the 2015 Student Technology Conference is now open! Proposals can be submitted until January 17th, 2015. Please see the conference strands and encourage your students to submit their proposals soon!
  • OZeLive 2015, February 27th - March 1st, 2015
    Upcoming deadlines: the Call for Submissions is scheduled to open on December 12th. Strands for this year's conference include Media, Teaching and Learning, Theory, Technology and Pedagogy, Personal Learning, Global Education, Innovation in Education, Professional Development, Apps for Learning, Public Speaking and Family History. Learn more about how to become a presenter here.

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Highlighted Recordings

Jim Wynn and Gavin Dykes from the 2014 Global Education Conference - on "Education Fast Forward: The first four years and the next 200"

WynnDykes
http://youtu.be/gNmojWbtLw0

Jennifer Russell from the Global Education Conference - on "Connecting Educators and Youth through Virtual Exchange Projects in the Middle East, North Africa, and U.S."

Russell
http://youtu.be/OQ_EmBH_sgA

Rohit K. Pothukuchi from the Global Education Conference - on "Empowering students through social networks: Verdentum & possibilities ahead"

Pothukuchi
http://youtu.be/7ghp9f9zfYc

NMC Navigator Top Stories

Top Learning Tech Stories of the Week from the NMC/Horizon Project Navigator.

  1. Mobile Gaming Is About To Overtake Consoles
  2. Online Einstein Project Reveals Scientist’s Magnitude and Minutiae
  3. Haptic holograms let you touch the void in VR
  4. 6 Minecraft lesson ideas for your Common Core math class
  5. The Best Simple Tools to Create Infographics for Your Class
  6. Top 5 Tips for Visual Design in eLearning
  7. Can Digital ‘Badges’ and ‘Nanodegrees’ Protect Job Seekers From a First-Round Knockout?
  8. Step by Step: Designing Personalized Learning Experiences For Students

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Wednesday, December 03, 2014

Learning Revolution Free PD - Student Tech Conference - Mrs. Field's 25% Holiday Discount - Inventor's Bootcamp - Nepali Schools

The Learning Revolution
Weekly Update

December 3rd, 2014


The art of teaching is the art of assisting discovery.
- Mark Van Doren

The Learning Revolution Project holds online and physical learning events, and highlights professional development opportunities from a network of 200 partners in the learning professions. The great majority of these events are free to attend. We also highlight good conversations about learning taking place between educators, learners, leaders, and others from the school, library, museum, work, adult, online, non-traditional and home learning worlds.

To subscribe to this newsletter, please sign up at the Learning Revolution. Please share this newsletter with your friends and colleagues!


Updates

  • 2015 Student Technology Conference: Call for Proposals Now Open. We are gearing up for the 2015 Student Technology Conference, an inaugural student-directed global conversation about technology in education. This open, online event will be held on Saturday, January 31st, 2015, and will feature keynote speakers and crowdsourced presentations by students. The 2015 Student Technology Conference, "connecting the world one student at a time," is committed to fostering a better understanding of how students use technology in education and to engage students, teachers and administrators in a conversation about technology, assisting teachers and administrators in understanding how students use technology both in and out of the classroom, and strengthening the relationship between students, teachers and administrators about technology in the curriculum. The Call for Proposals is now open, and they are accepting presentations immediately. The strands include Making, Design and Innovation, Student Technology Clubs, Technology in Schools – Projects and Collaborations, Educational Technology Tools, Students and Social Media, and Entrepreneurship. See a detailed description of the conference strands here. We're thrilled to be working with a great team of student organizers, and look forward to hosting this student-directed conference in January. Learn more at http://studenttechnologyconference.com/.
  • Celebrating the 5th GlobalEdCon. The fifth annual Global Education Conference was a huge success and we hope you had a chance to participate! We express our thanks to all who presented, volunteered, and attended this year. Thank you for sharing your global education stories and visions with us. We want to give a special thanks to conference co-chair, Lucy Gray, and the dedicated super-volunteers Nikki Ugalde, Julie Lindsay, Anne Mirtschin, Sue Wyatt and so many other stalwart volunteers -- we so appreciate your support! If you were unable to join us or had to miss any of the sessions, please be sure to check out the conference recordings, and see the Global Education Conference keynote speakers on our GlobalEdCon YouTube channel. The Global Education Conference network is a collaborative, inclusive, world-wide community initiative involving students, educators, and organizations at all levels. It is designed to significantly increase opportunities for connecting classrooms while supporting cultural awareness and recognition of diversity and educational access for all. This community is active year-round, and you are encouraged to get involved! You don't need to wait until next November to connect with colleagues and classrooms around the world. Check out the community's forum and social media channels to see how you can get involved.

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Global Education Magazine is inspired by universal values of the Declaration of Emerging Human Rights that aims to contribute to achieve the Millennium Development Goals by United Nations (MDGs) which is supported by the Regional Offices of Latin America and the Caribbean of UNESCO and UNHCR. An initiative launched by the teaching team that formulated the proposal most voted in the group “Sustainable Development for the Eradication of Poverty in Rio+20”. Global Education Magazine is an educational e-journal with international character that seeks to promote ideas and experiences from the work of educational professionals, as well as NGOs, Voluntary Associations, Supranational, National, Regional and Local Institutions and Organizations, that struggle every day to achieve the MDGs. More information at http://www.globaleducationmagazine.com/.

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One Week Calendar

All events are listed in US-Eastern Time. To become an event partner and have your events listed here, please email amy@learningrevolution.com.

  • Wednesday, December 3rd at 4pm ISTE Webinar: Turn STEM into STEAM, STEM skills are not just for science and math classrooms! Discover how STEM becomes STEAM as you develop a project-based lesson plan around Mary Shelley’s novel Frankenstein. This step-by-step webinar will guide you through the entire process of planning this interdisciplinary unit, from preparing rubrics, lessons and assessments to guiding students through hands-on activities designed to help them find their own answers to a driving question. Register here.
  • Wednesday, December 3rd at 9pm Teachers Teaching Teachers, Weekly conversations hosted by EdTechTalk, a collaborative open webcasting community. For more information, click here.
  • Saturday, December 6th at 12pm CR20 LIVE Weekly Show: Hour of Code with Gail Poulin and Kevin Hodgson, Classroom 2.0 LIVE is an opportunity to gather with other member of the community in regular "live" web meetings. Details to join at live.classroom20.com.
  • Monday, December 8th at 8pm #TLChat Live on Twitter!, Second Monday of each month is the Teacher Librarian Twitter Chat. Join live at #TLChat.

For a full calendar of all upcoming events and conferences, click here.

Deadlines


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Highlighted Recordings

Jennifer Vollman from the 2014 Global Education Conference - on "Building Student Global IQ"

Vollman
http://youtu.be/1Y7EEfTiL4o

George Saltsman from the 2014 Global Education Conference - on "Preparing Leaders for Global Education"

Saltsman
http://youtu.be/86DmFGunzBU

Amy Shaffer from the 2014 Global Education Conference - on "The Library: Global Clubhouse for Creative Good"

Shaffer
http://youtu.be/nUriQRIzqgM

NMC Navigator Top Ten

Top Learning Tech Stories of the Week from the NMC/Horizon Project Navigator.

  1. The British Museum Will Now Let You 3D Print Copies Of Its Artifacts
  2. The Refrigerator as Wireless Charger
  3. 5 Reasons Technology Should Be Allowed in the Classroom
  4. Competency, Texas-Style
  5. The Lower Eastside Girls Club Is Making Waves With New Music Project
  6. Professors’ Place in the Classroom Is Shifting to the Side
  7. Penn State Researchers Tackle Social Network Privacy Gaps
  8. Time to Redefine and De-Silo Online Safety Efforts
  9. Districts find new way to fund technology
  10. How 3D audio technology could 'unlock' cities for blind people

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Classroom 2.0

  • 5 Ways to Take the Grind Out of Grading Papers. Karen Cameron's latest post, "5 Ways to Take the Grind Out of Grading Papers," gives practical solutions to avoid burnout when it comes time to grade. While some tips focus on how to manage your time differently, others suggest rethinking the way you assess your students' writing. Read more here.
  • New Book for Reluctant Teen Readers. Classroom 2.0 member and author, Kevin Brown, has just published his first YA book, "Hard Knocks High: Project Windows." Are you looking to expand your urban fiction collection at your library or school? See the book description and get in touch with Kevin to get your copy here.

Education Revolution Google+ Community

  • There's No App for That. Sara Briggs' latest article explores the reasons that doing things the old-fashioned way may sometimes be more appropriate for your learners or learning outcomes. This article lists fifteen questions that we should ask ourselves before integrating technology into our classroom or library instruction. Read more here.
  • Unreasonable Expectations. Recent Classroom 2.0 LIVE guest, Pernille Ripp, shares her thoughts on common rules that are enforced in schools in 5 Rules We Impose on Students That Would Make Most Adults Revolt. How well do you work with infrequently scheduled bathroom breaks? What if you had three minutes to switch tasks, and weren't allowed to chat with your co-workers in your brief moments together? Are you able to demonstrate excellence in every new skill or in using every new tool that you learned about in the last week? Check out what Pernille has to say about a few commonly enforced school rules, and how we might rethink them here.

Global Education Conference

  • Global Education Input for Nepali Schools. Anup Aryal, co-founder of the BuildNepal Education Initiative, is hoping to connect with some globally-minded educators to help frame and improve education standards in Nepal. We want to create citizens that are socially responsible, healthy and focused on internal growth as well as outward success as a result of new found access to quality education. If you're interested in collaborating, get in touch with Anup here.
  • Is Your School Near a Rainforest?. Vermont educator, Lauren Parren, is looking for a third or fourth grade classroom to connect with to share lessons about climate. If you're in a school located near or in a rainforest, be sure to get in touch with Lauren here.

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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)

12:00am
  • Introduce PBL In Your Teaching To Make Your Student A Global Citizen - Iram Sadiq, Subject Coordinator Chemistry/Biology for O Level Cambridge

5:00am
  • 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

6:00am
  • 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

7:00am
  • 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

8:00am
  • 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

9:00a 
  • KEYNOTE: Rana Dajani on "We Love Reading"

10:00am
  • 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

11:00am
  • 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

12:00pm
  • KEYNOTE: Maureen McLaughlin - Championing International Education Priorities

1:00pm
  • 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)

2:00am
  • The Wonderful Third Life! - Head of Education Leena Hannula
4:00am
  • KEYNOTE: Omashani Naidoo - "Teacher Professional Development- A South African Perspective"
6:00am
  • "Uniendo Voluntades": Voluntad de mejorar la Educación + volundad de mejorar el Aprendizaje de los Estudiantes - Profesora Cristina Velázquez
7:00am
  • 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
8:00am
  • 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
9:00am
  • KEYNOTE: Jim Wynn and Gavin Dykes on "Education Fast Forward, The first four years and the next 200."
10:00am
  • 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.
11:00am
  • 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
  • RADIOSOLAMICHILDRENS Y RADIO SOLIDARIA AMIGA EN LÍNEA UN PROYECTO COLABORATIVO - M ª Magdalena Galiana Lloret
  • 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
12:00pm
  • KEYNOTE: Vicky Colbert - Escuela Nueva: Quality Education for Peace and Democracy
1:00pm
  • 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
2:00pm
  • 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
3:00pm
  • Food, Photos, and Tajikistan - Roslynne McCarthy
  • KEYNOTE: Rebecca Winthrop on "Global Education: Progress, Needs and Opportunities"
4:00pm
  • 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
5:00pm
  • Biggest Bang for Your Buck - Edna Phythian Global Connections Liaison
  • LA EDUCACIÓN DEL SIGLO XXI: CAMINO A LA EXCELENCIA - Dra. Migdalia Núñez Quiles
  • 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
6:00pm
  • KEYNOTE: Julie Keane & John Farrelly on "Leading an Innovative Global District"
7:00pm
  • 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
8:00pm
  • 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
9:00pm
  • KEYNOTE: Rohit K. Pothukuchi
10:00pm
  • 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
11:00pm
  • 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)

1:00am
  • Globally Connecting Classes through Interactive Learning Objects - Ezra Samantha M. Mancenido (Undergraduate, Bachelor of Elementary Education - Special Education)
2:00am
  • Connecting Education to the Cloud for Digital Citizenship - Chryssanthe Sotiriou, High School EFL Coordinator
3:00am
  • 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
4:00am
  • KEYNOTE: Omashani Naidoo
6:00am
  • "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
7:00am
  • 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.
8:00am
  • 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
9:00am
  • KEYNOTE: Thomas Röhlinger on "Global Education strategies for a world at an historic 'tipping-point'"
10:00am
  • 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
11:00am
  • 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
12:00pm
  • KEYNOTE: Tonya Muro on "100 Years: 100 Countries - AFS' Intercultural Learning in Teachers Colleges as a Pathway to Peace"
1:00pm
  • 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
2:00pm
  • KEYNOTE: Leslie Paynter on "Developing Empathy, Collaboration, and Reflection in Elementary Children: Voyager Academy Elementary~an Ashoka Changemaker School"
3:00pm
  • KEYNOTE: John Mergendoller on "From Packets to Gold Standard Project Based Learning"
4:00pm
  • 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
5:00pm
  • "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
6:00pm
  • KEYNOTE: Lisa Parisi, Donna Roman, Toni Olivieri Barton, Emily Roth, Maire O'Keeffe, Betsey Sargent and Robyn Thiessen on "Our Global Friendships"
7:00pm
  • 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
8:00pm
  • 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
9:00pm
  • KEYNOTE: Mayus Chavez on "Common Core Global Standards"
10:00pm
  • 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
11:00pm
  • 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