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Participate and share : Poster

Ethan Duncan  
Dr. Virginia Duncan  

In a world of global communication, teens access worldwide audiences. Their actions become instantly public for the world to see at a young age. Social media/technology tools create massive potential for learning effective global-scale communication. Listen as this mother/son duo share what “growing up global” really means.

Audience: Teachers, Professional developers
Skill level: Beginner
Attendee devices: Devices useful
Attendee device specification: Smartphone: Android, iOS, Windows
Laptop: Chromebook, Mac, PC
Tablet: Android, iOS, Windows
Topic: Digital citizenship
Grade level: PK-12
ISTE Standards: For Students:
Empowered Learner
  • Students build networks and customize their learning environments in ways that support the learning process.
Global Collaborator
  • Students use digital tools to connect with learners from a variety of backgrounds and cultures, engaging with them in ways that broaden mutual understanding and learning.
Digital Citizen
  • Students cultivate and manage their digital identity and reputation and are aware of the permanence of their actions in the digital world.
Additional detail: Student presentation

Proposal summary

Purpose & objective

In a world of global communication, teens access worldwide audiences. Their actions become instantly public for the world to see at a very young age. Social media/technology tools create massive potential for learning effective global-scale communication. Listen as this mother/son duo share what “Growing Up Global” really means.

Attendees will leave the session with:
- an understanding of the importance of adults integrating and modeling effective global communication skills at an early age.
- a process for facilitating student growth in global communication skills.
- ideas on partnering with parents and/or becoming a student advocate to encourage and reinforce becoming effective global communicators.

Outline:
Student Presenter will share how technology tools and social media have impacted the way teens must prepare themselves for global communication. Mother/son duo will share how to create a parent/child partnership for building a YouTube channel and Twitter following, and developing the skills from first video to present. Student Presenter will share key points on what it means to become a skilled communicator for a global audience at a young age, as well as how social media provided a powerful platform for student voice. Mother/son duo will also share how educators can effectively support and facilitate global communication skills among students from an earlier age. Educator/parent presenter will share how to overcome concern for online safety and create systems for effectively monitoring and providing feedback for growth for student/child activity online.

Cooperative learning activities will be embedded throughout the session, and well as interactive activities include audience polling, accessing online materials and resources, participant-to-participant interaction, and online Q&A to be included in the presentation.

Supporting research

Social Leadia by Jennifer Casa-Todd
Media by Example
“20 Examples of Digital Citizenship” - https://www.teachthought.com/the-future-of-learning/examples-of-good-digital-citizenship/

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Presenters

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Ethan Duncan, Garden City High School
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Dr. Virginia Duncan, Garden City High School

Dr. Virginia Duncan has been an Instructional and Technology Coach since August 2011. Before coaching teachers full time, Ginny taught English, History, and Drama at the middle school level. Ginny is most passionate about helping teachers through their professional journey. She loves assisting teachers in their individual professional growth and helping them become teacher leaders. Ginny has worked to transform professional learning by implementing flexible and personal professional learning models and strategies that change the way teachers learn and grow. She continues to refine professional learning plans with innovative professional learning ideas and environments.

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