Building Global Partnerships by Marge Maxwell, Ph.D . Western Kentucky University m [email protected] Why Global Education?.
Teachingthe dynamics of globalization to education students is an important aspect of teaching for social justice and for the development of critical awareness, thinking, and sensitivity. Yet teaching this topic is also fraught with tensions, particularly since studying issues of suffering, exploitation, and injustice from a global perspective can be overwhelming.
(Hytten & Silvia, 2008).
Develop a mashupwebsite with an attractive homepage, three other pages for the other three technology projects, and a resources page with APA references and information links.
At least three technology projects must be embedded (not linked) on the website
Some Sources to Find Global Classroom Pen-pals:
Start Your Own Global Project
ePals Global Community
Pen Pal and Email-Pal Opportunities
The Kids on the Web: Pen Pals
Multicultural Education Internet Resource Guide
Amazing Kids! Pen Pals
US Diplomacy Center: e-Pals
Our World, Our Stories
Find ideas and tools for your Technology Products for your Website Mashup here:
Effective Web 2.0 Tools for the Classroom
Best 100 Web 2.0 Tools
Discovery Education: Web 2.0 Tools
Kathy Schrock: Ed Tools and Web 2.0 Tools
Web 2.0 for the Classroom Teacher
Cool Tools for Schools
Flat Classroom Projects
Curriculum 21: Global Partnerships
International Data Websites
Socioeconomic Data and Applications Center
Teacher in Bowling Green partnerswith a teacher in Seoul, Korea
by Marge Maxwell, Ph.D.
Hytten, K. & Silvia B. (2008). Teaching Globalization Issues to Education Students:
What’s the Point? Equity & Excellence in Education, 41(2), 168-181.