Just a Smalltown Girl... 10 Tools to Encourage Global Citizenship
Participate and share : Poster
Encourage your students to become global citizens with the 10 tools (and many strategies) shared in this participatory session. We will define global citizenship, share 10+ tech tools to connect and collaborate, provide time to try out the tools, plus offer tips to build global citizens!
|Audience:||Curriculum/district specialists, Teachers, Teacher education/higher ed faculty|
|Attendee devices:||Devices required|
|Attendee device specification:||Laptop: Chromebook, Mac, PC
|Subject area:||Language arts, Social studies|
|ISTE Standards:||For Students:
During this exploratory session, I will share ten tools for promoting global citizenship for students in grades K-12. With each tool, I will also offer tips on ways to use the tool to further foster global citizenship in your students. Participants will get to try some of the tools as we collaborate, discuss, and learn together. We will use various interactive activities throughout the session to keep participants engaged.
- Participants will learn about various tech tools that can be used to develop global citizenship.
- Participants will deepen their own understanding of global citizenship.
- Participants will collaborate and discuss new strategies to promote global citizenship.
5 minutes - Introduction
5 minutes - What is global citizenship and why does it matter
40 minutes - Sharing the 10 tools (as we go, participants will learn strategies to use with each tool, answer interactive polls related to using the tools, and have a chance to try 2-3 of the tools). Audience participation (either via poll or using one of the tools) will occur at least 5 times during this sharing session.
5 minutes - Q/A
5 minutes - Closing
Borders, Ann Marie. “Teaching Global Citizenship in the Classroom.” NEA, www.nea.org/professional-excellence/student-engagement/tools-tips/teaching-global-citizenship-classroom.
“The Importance of Becoming a Global Citizen.” Dwight School New York, www.dwight.edu/dwight-global-online-school/about/resources/global-citizenship.
Stace, Charlotte, et al. “Teaching Students to Become Global Citizens.” Resources for English Language Learners and Teachers | Pearson English, 2 June 2021, blog.pearsoninternationalschools.com/teaching-students-to-become-global-citizens/.
Melissa Henning is a dedicated leader in the field of educational technology. She serves as the Educational Content Manager for TeachersFirst, a free teacher resource offered by The Source for Learning, a non-profit organization. She is an ISTE Certified Educator, Microsoft Innovative Trainer, Microsoft Certified Educator, Certified Nearpod Educator, Certified Adobe Creative Educator. Melissa has been an educator for over 20 years. Her passion is finding and sharing free tech tools to engage students in the learning process. She is a frequent presenter at ISTE, FETC, and other statewide technology conferences.