Saturday, November 14, 2015

Global Ed Conference Begins Monday November 16 


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  • Our sixth annual Global Education Conference is a free week-long online event bringing together educators and innovators from around the world. This year's conference will take place Monday, November 16 through Thursday, November 19, 2015. The entire conference is virtual and will take place online in webinar format. Sessions are held around the clock to accommodate participant time zones. 
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    Presenting - Go and Smell the Roses 2015 - In this session, explore sites to make global connections as well as web tools and apps to broaden student's global awareness, promote global learning and global stewardship.  Many  resources provided. One device, blended learning or 1-1, you will find resources to create real world global experiences for real world learning. 
    Presenting - Global Google Mapping - Can you say it 3 times fast?  You have made a global connection, and now you want to share your world with them, and see views of their location as well.  However - your field trip budget doesn't afford your students to travel to and SEE the locations where you have made those global connections - Let me show you some fabulous ways to utilize Google tools to create "virtual visits" that give your students a real world visual to their global connections, as well as sharing about their own location.  Supported by webtools like Heganoo, Thinglink, Skype, Newseum,  World Explorer, and apps such as Newsy, Stuck on Earth, globe for iPad and cross platform tools such as Flat Stanley and Duolingo.

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