Wednesday, November 15, 2017

2017 Global Education Conference - 29 Live Sessions on Thursday, Our Final Day!

Thursday, November 16th, is day four of the eighth annual Global Education Conference. This is our final day of sessions and keynotes!


Responses to Wednesday's Sessions:
  • "Powerful to see the great work young people are doing to create social change. It is so important that they have a platform like GEC to share about their world, their reality, their ideas."
  • "Easy to listen and learn."
  • "I loved this session! Anne was an incredible facilitator and got many of us involved directly."
  • "AWESOME!"
  • "It is wonderful."
  • "Eye-opener."
  • "Excellent"
  • "I'm so grateful for all the presenters shared."
  • "Very interesting, will watch it again later."
  • "Wonderful event that brings together educators (including aspiring educators!) at all levels to learn with and from one another."
  • "Wonderful. Thank you!"
  • "It was inspiring."
  • "A great event all educators can benefit from."
  • "I think is a great effort to have this Global Conference to connect a great community of leaders and teachers around the globe."
  • "I was very energized when I saw two loving former teachers join my session. Who knew life would bring us together in a GEC? Now we are planning projects together to change the world... it´s an incredible platform!"

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, REGISTER NOW (free)--or, if registered, check your conference email confirmation. 

Want to volunteer to help moderate sessions? It's not too late! 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!

Thursday, November 16th
(US-Eastern Time)

12:00 am
  • Flipped Learning in L2: How to Encourage Cross-Cultural Critical Thinking to Teach Global Problem-Solving Skills - Birgit A. Jensen
3:00 am
  • Green Digital Footprints - Sebastian Panakal, Sophia T Pascal, Mertle Williams, Sunitha, Nisa
6:00 am
  • Amplifying Student Voices Globally Via the Our Global Classroom What If Grid. - Bronwyn Joyce
  • Connected Learning Activities through Social Service - Sebastian Panakal, Gladwin Xavier, Muhammed Fardeen, Muhammed Mufsal, Sophia T Pascal
  • High Quality Career Counselling as a Push for the Global Development – presenting best practices from the Erasmus+ Career Tree Project - Grzegorz Kata, PhD. with Robert Porzak, PhD and Jacek Łukasiewicz, PhD
7:00 am
  • Intercultural Competence - Shawn Simpson
8:00 am
  • A Joined Up Approach to Education and Learning - Christine Farrell
  • Global Project-Based Learning with iEARN: Sharing Impact and Opportunities - Jennifer Russell, Allan Kakinda, Hela Nafti
  • Preparing Teachers for Global Learning and Collaboration - Linda Haynes
  • University-Industry Collaboration in Vietnam: When the boss says Jump, you say Why? - Dr. Thi Tuyet Tran
9:00 am
  • Connecting through Architecture: Minecraft in the Language Classroom - Kathleen Reardon
  • Quality Education through technology - Goal 4: Sustainable Development - Sara Abou Afach
  • The Kidlink Global projects.Perspectives and horizons for close cooperation. - Lusine Jhangirian
10:00 am
  • KEYNOTE: Dr. Jennifer Williams, Director of Education Strategy, Participate
11:00 am
  • La acción tutorial en la educación virtual: funciones y responsabilidades - Lic. Gustavo Beltrami
  • Social Leadership Class Project - Arlette Audiffred Hinojosa
  • Student driven eco-initiatives towards UN's SDGs - a case study of our GGPC grant winning entry - Ms. Kamal Preet, Ms. Anitha Bijesh
  • Utilizing School-Based Virtual Field Trips for Global Learning - Dr. Stacy Delacruz
12:00 pm
  • E.I. and Humanitarianism in Classrooms - 21st Century Learning and Citizenship Essentials - Sania Green-Reynolds
  • Mobilizing Student Voice through Global Discussions with a Real-World Impact with WorldVuze - Julia Coburn
  • Scaling Global Competency Education - Delna Weil
  • Teach-The-World Foundation: A Call to Action To Eradicate Illiteracy Around The World - Robert Torres, PhD
1:00 pm
  • KEYNOTE: David Bornstein, Co-Founder + CEO, Solutions Journalism Network
2:00 pm
  • Digital media education for digital higher educated students - Laura Malita
  • Immerse Yourself in the German Culture For Free by Volunteering in Germany or Austria - Birgit A. Jensen
  • Practice Active Global Citizenship with the K-12 Global Art Exchange - Paul Hurteau
3:00 pm
  • Educational Diplomacy with High School Students - David Angwenyi, Ph.D, Lea Hopkins
  • Lidrazgo para el Desarrollo Social - Arlette Audiffred Hinojosa
  • Tutoring Students Online to Promote Universal Access to a Quality Education - Kasey Beck, Ed Gragert, Adriana Vilela

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