Nebraska Bringing the Worldto Your Classroom and After School Programs
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Changing Perspectives What point was the author making? What is different about today's learners? What or how do we as teachers need to change?
International Education empowers people to interact in the global community. What is International Education?
Knowledge and understanding of world regions, cultures, and global issues Attitudes of respect and concern for people and their cultures Skills to communicate and participatein diverse world cultures Preparing Our Students
Students will need tothink beyond our borders to: Compete Connect Cooperate Communicate Why Does It Matter?
Which of the following is not true about the French? a) Punctuality is treated very casually b) Frequently interrupt each other c) Avoid drinking hard liquor before meals d) Men take off their jackets in the office What is Your Global IQ? d) Men take off their jackets in the office
How many time zones does China have? a) One b) Two c) Three d) Five What is Your Global IQ? a) One
In Italy, which gesture may be considered vulgar and offensive? a) Quick downward nod b) Hand clap c) Thumbs up d) Open smile What is Your Global IQ? c) Thumbs up
In Brazil, what percent of the population is under 20 years of age? a) Almost 25% b) Almost 33% c) Almost 40% d) Almost 50% What is Your Global IQ? d) Almost 50%
In India, what should you not do at the end of a meal? a) Thank your host b) Fold your napkin c) Remove your jacket d) Tell a joke What is Your Global IQ? a) Thank your host
What would be an appropriate gift in Japan? a) Set of 4 porcelain saki cups b) Book c) Engraved letter opener d) Food or liquor What is Your Global IQ? d) Food or liquor
Which gift is harmless in Britain, but a symbol of death in China? a) Jewelry b) Clock c) Silver trophy d) Pet cat What is Your Global IQ? b) Clock
In which country would a gift not be expected at a business meeting? a) Russia b) China c) Pakistan d) Bolivia What is Your Global IQ? c) Pakistan
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Students in the United States leave high school without the knowledge and skills to engage in the world effectively and responsibly. Are We Prepared for an Interconnected World?
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Our StudentsNeed the Skills To : • Be sensitive to various world cultures • Be fluent in world languages • Understand international trade • Demonstrate technological savvy • Work in international teams
Creating a “Going Global” Culture in Your School • Integrate meaningful global content and skill development through PD • Bring other cultures into your school • Actively involve teachers in integrating international education • Offer opportunities for teacher reflection • Develop a rich body of resources
Longview Foundation Grant Empowering people of Nebraska Integrating Instruction workshops Model lessons & online training Implementation resources Build partnerships NDE and The Malaika Foundation
Critical Thinking & Problem Solving Collaboration & Leading by Influence Agility & Adaptability Initiative & Entrepreneurialism Effective Oral & Written Communication Accessing & Analyzing Information Curiosity & Imagination Tony Wagner’s Seven Survival Skills for Teens Today The Global Achievement Gap
National Geographic Kidshttp://kids.nationalgeographic.com/Places/Find OneWorld Classroomswww.oneworldclassrooms.org/travel/tours.html www.oneworldclassrooms.org/travel/library Global Nomads Groupwww.gng.org/about_gng/overview.html