Monday, November 13, 2017

2017 Global Education Conference - 39 Live Sessions on Tuesday, Day Two!

Tuesday, November 14th, is day two of the eighth annual Global Education Conference. We are ready for another great day of sessions and keynotes!


Responses to Monday's Sessions:
  • "Very informative and motivational. Awesome." 
  • "What a wonderful speaker! The gaming component is AWESOME!" 
  • "a lot of useful links and interesting information... great inspiration for further work" 
  • "It was a helpful session for all the teachers. All teachers should see this event and learn it." 
  • "Great presentation! Great ideas shared." 
  • "great resources which I can use in my projects and classroom" 
  • "Learned a lot, it was great. Thank you." 
  • "I love being able to attend online from my work or home. Thank you!!" 
  • "Great information and some great thoughts and links. Awesome." 
  • "it was a wonderful session... just a wonderful event. Very informative and educative." 
  • "Incredible abundance of useful resources." 
  • "I have my students attending - 5 years in a row." 
  • "Awesome and inspiring! Definitely a powerful way to connect the world and raise people's awareness about issues that are affecting us as stipulated in the Global Goals."

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!

Tuesday, November 14th
(US-Eastern Time)

3:00 am
  • talking kites in the footsteps of J. Korczak - Ruty Hotzen
  • The positive impact of digital exchanges around the globe - Quratulain Hussain
5:00 am
  • My Identity, Your Identity Culture Project: Global Online Collaboration in Action - Nicolle Boujaber-Diederichs, Said Belgra, Asma Albriki
6:00 am
  • Free research-based educational material from Finland - Marianne Juntunen, Ph. D.
7:00 am
  • Cavando Bajo las Fs de la Educación Global para Experiencias Más Profundas - Jennifer D. Klein
  • Harnessing Global Efficacy through Literature and Technology - Justin Peter Manwell
  • Learning math from students around the world - Chris Collins
8:00 am
  • Globally Conscious Mathematics - Kristy Beam
  • How can schools be vehicles for creating community wellness? - Jennifer Moore
  • How might preparation for and engagement in a protest poetry festival enhance Grade 10 boys’ understanding of global conflict? - Glynnis Moore
9:00 am
  • Global Students Global Perspectives - Amazing Race Project - Laurie Clement
  • Self Identity and Global Connection - Erin Dowd
10:00 am
  • KEYNOTE: Ariel Tichnor-Wagner, Senior Fellow of Global Competence, ASCD
11:00 am
  • Bringing learning BACK INTO the classroom - Liu Yijie
  • Kids @SOS Children Village Going Global with iEARN and Mathletics - Sheeba Ajmal
  • Teaching Math and Global Themes with Children's Literature - Glenna Gustafson, Pre-service educators in the Teaching and Learning Mathematics
12:00 pm
  • Bridges to Argentina: Teaching and Learning with First Grade Partners and their Teachers - Susan Jacques Pierson
  • Optimizing OERs Globally Through ICT Literacy - Dr. Lesley Farmer
2:00 pm
  • Maverick Leadership - Mike Lawrence
  • Virtual STEM Competition-Your Community, Your World - Volita Russell, Tinika Fails
3:00 pm
  • Upward Mobility: Supporting the Academic Nomad through Blended Learning - Julia Zeigler, Terra Gargano
4:00 pm
  • KEYNOTE: Fabrice Fresse + Jean-Luc Moreau
5:00 pm
  • 10 Ways to Easily Integrate Global Collaborations in Your Daily Curriculum - Rhett Oldham
  • Creating Global Citizens through Teen Service Travel - Joanne Trangle, Jodi Sabra
  • Great Global Challenge Project Awardee Presentation: Why should I study a Foreign Language? - Ruth Valle, Athalo Carrao, Alexis Radney
  • Student conversation on Girls and Sports - Sean Terwilliger, Nan Hambrose, Vanessa Campbell, Deborah Glymph
6:00 pm
  • Designing for All: Lessons from a Global Network of Maker Classrooms - Lisa Jobson, Jonelle Lorantas, Mahfuza Rahman, Elyse Gainor
  • Opening up Statistics Education to a Global Audience - Larry Musolino
  • Participatory Spontaneity: What Is It and How Can We Achieve It with Global Audiences Online? - Helen Teague
  • Write Our World - Multilingual eBooks by Kids for Kids - Julie Carey, Dr. Leigh Zeitz
7:00 pm
  • KEYNOTE: Erin Towns, Global Educator, Edward Little High School
8:00 pm
  • Going Beyond the Hour of Code - Bryan L. Miller
  • Just Little ol' Me Sharing my Global Collaboration Experiences. - Lynn Koresh
  • Student conversation on LGBTQ+ Issues - Sean Terwilliger and Emma Maney
9:00 pm
  • Building up an organization (from scratch!) for a Global impact! - Montserrat Fregoso Fonseca, Maria Fernanda, Fregoso Fonseca
  • Children's Literature for Solving Real-World Problems - Tina Genay
  • Preparing Students for Careers in a Globally Connected World - Heather Singmaster
  • The Impact of a Cultural Immersion Program on Student Perceptions of the “Other”: A Pilot Study - Sarah Thomas
10:00 pm
  • KEYNOTE (ESPANOL): Franz De Paula

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