An Educator’s Guide to the 'Four Cs' http://www.nea.org/tools/52217.htm An Educator’s Guide to the 'Four Cs'
Preparing 21st Century Students for a Global Society:
An Educator’s Guide to the “Four Cs”
All educators want to help their students succeed in life. What was considered a good education 50 years ago, however, is no longer enough for success in college, career, and citizenship in the 21st century.
Over the years it became clear that the framework was too long and complicated. To resolve this issue, we interviewed leaders of all kinds to determine which of the 21st century skills were the most important for K-12 education. There was near unanimity that four specific skills were the most important. They became known as the “Four Cs”:
- critical thinking,
- collaboration, and
One World Centre http://www.oneworldcentre.org.au/ The One World Centre provides a range of professional learning for teachers in Western Australia, enabling and supporting teachers to bring rich global learning experiences to the classroom – in early childhood, primary and secondary education.
The One World Centre is a non-government, not-for-profit organisation which provides transformative education, with the aim of encouraging and supporting an active and engaged citizenship, and a just and sustainable future for all.
The One World Centre provides professional development and resources for educators throughout Western Australia who wish to incorporate global education in their teaching programs.
The Centre also houses a comprehensive library of global education resources – books, teaching kits, posters and audio-visual materials, which are available for loan to schools and community organisations throughout Western Australia.
Global Education Project - Victoria - Australia http://www.gtav.asn.au/Global_Education_Project/index.php Global Education Project - Victoria - Australia
The Global Education Project Victoria is a DFAT-funded project of the GTAV. Global education seeks to prepare students to live in an increasingly globalised and interconnected world and to be active, participating citizens who make informed decisions and contribute to shaping a better future.
Global education teaches students to develop knowledge, skills and attitudes enabling them to analyse issues with a global perspective. It also enables students reflect on their own world.
Global education teaches students to develop knowledge, skills and attitudes enabling them to analyse issues with a global perspective.
Global Education Centre - South Australia http://www.global-education.asn.au/ The Global Education Centre provides professional learning sessions to in-service and pre-service teachers who wish to develop global education programs as part of their curriculum. Professional learning sessions can be tailored to suit specific Australian Curriculum and global education needs.
Global Learning Centre - Queensland - Australia @GLCBris http://www.glc.edu.au/ Global Learning Centre - Queensland - Australia
The Global Learning Centre's professional development program offers a range of sessions that provide a global perspectives overview as well as in-depth explorations of the Australian Curriculum general capabilities and cross curriculum priorities.
Global Education Project - New South Wales - Australia http://www.ptc.nsw.edu.au/content_common/pg-globaleducation.seo Global Education Project New South Wales Australia
Global education promotes open-mindedness leading to new thinking about the world and a predisposition to take action for change. Students learn to take responsibility for their actions, respect and value diversity and see themselves as global citizens who can contribute to a more peaceful, just and sustainable world.
Schools Network Program | Stage 5 Active Global Citizenship Course | GEPNSW Teaching Association Project Fundings | Overview of Global Education | Global Education News | Curriculum Links | Academic Refereed Articles | University Projects | Whole School Approach |
Recordings of all #globaled13 sessions (100+) http://www.globaleducationconference.com/page/2013-conference-recordings Recordings of all #globaled13 sessions (100+)
Online Conference over five days November 2013
The Global Education Conference is a collaborative, inclusive, world-wide community initiative involving students, educators, and organizations at all levels. It is designed to significantly increase opportunities for building education-related connections around the globe while supporting cultural awareness and recognition of diversity.
Global Citizenship : NGC New Global Citizens http://www.newglobalcitizens.org/ Global Citizenship : NGC New Global Citizens
Using dynamic and innovative curriculum, NGC is preparing a generation of students that will face history’s biggest global challenges.
NGC equips students with critical skills in creative thinking, problem solving, collaboration, and systems thinking. Students and teachers engage with NGC through in-depth curriculum, professional development, and afterschool programs.
Programs are not only aligned with USA Common Core Standards and 21st Century Skills, they are engaging and relevant to issues in which students are interested.
Global Citizens are active members of their global and local communities. They understand that global and local problems are connected and that they play a role in solving these problems. Without global citizens, the world’s problems will never be solved. How do we become global citizens?
Statistics : The World as 100 people [Infographics] http://bit.ly/11M3s5C Statistics : The World as 100 people [Infographics]
Imagining Future Friendly Schools: Technology, Global Citizenship http://bit.ly/ZfqaR3 Imagining Future Friendly Schools: Technology, Global Citizenship, and Student Voice
EXCELLENT presentation ... but be warned ... the amount of good illustrative content will leave you exhausted. Visit Michael Furdyk's website
Global Voices http://globalvoicesonline.org/ Global Voices is a community of more than 500 bloggers and translators around the world who work together to bring you reports from blogs and citizen media everywhere, with emphasis on voices that are not ordinarily heard in international mainstream media.
Global Voices seeks to aggregate, curate, and amplify the global conversation online - shining light on places and people other media often ignore. We work to develop tools, institutions and relationships that will help all voices, everywhere, to be heard.
Global Voices was founded in 2005 by former CNN Beijing and Tokyo Bureau Chief, Rebecca MacKinnon and technologist and Africa expert, Ethan Zuckerman while they were both fellows at the Berkman Center for Internet and Society at Harvard University.
The Global Classroom Twitter Chats #globalclassroom http://theglobalclassroomchats.wikispaces.com/Chat+Schedule The Global Classroom Twitter Chats
The #globalclassroom chats run monthly, starting on the second Saturday of the month.
We repeat the chats three times across different days and time-zones to try and ensure global coverage.
Global Collaboration : load into iTunesU http://bit.ly/J9vlEV Global Collaboration, Exploration and Innovation - Download free content from Apple Distinguished Educators on iTunes
This collection focuses on providing global collaboration resources for students, educators and leaders, engaging teachers and students in global citizenship activities, developing global competencies, building global relationships and cultural understanding and providing a framework for developing Challenge Based Learning in a global context.
Globalisation - The Pirate Song http://youtu.be/DvqxjZr79eE Globalisation - The Pirate Song
From (UK) student Toby Fitzpatrick course work for his TLM ITQ qualification and Gold INGOT.
Global Education Conference #globaled11 http://globaleducation.ning.com/page/2011-conference-quick-links The Global Education Conference #globaled11 ... a four day online conference held November 2011
All sessions took place online using the Blackboard Collaborate webinar platform with most of the sessions being recorded.
Links to the recordings can be found here .. a rich collection of resources on many topics related to Global Education.
Global Issues: African Network of Teachers http://gi-ants.ning.com/ Global Issues: African Network of Teachers for Service
GI-ANTS supports the teaching of global issues and promotes the development of sustainable service projects at schools in Africa.
Animated Videos for Global Education http://youtu.be/3oTLyPPrZE4 Within the project "WissensWerte" the german non-profit /e-politik.de/ and edeos- digital education produce free educational animated videos.
World Class http://www.bbc.co.uk/worldclass/ World Class
BBC World Class is an initiative bringing the benefits of international school linking to schools across the UK.
On this website we have created a central resource of our partner organisations which facilitate and support school linking.
The BBC does not link schools but works with our partner organisations to help interested schools find a link.
We organise themed events in which twinned schools can participate and we publish a monthly email newsletter which highlights the latest developments in international school linking.
Once a school has found a link then this website offers support and advice to help make the link a fruitful one.
Focal Point Global http://www.focalpointglobal.org Focal Point Global is a nonprofit organization that fosters global partnerships amongst youth through educational technology.
Global Issues http://www.globalissues.org/ Global Issues
Social, Political, Economic and Environmental Issues That Affect Us All
Welcome to the global issues web site. This site presents numerous global issues, aiming to show how they are inter-related.
Global Financial Crisis | Global Warming | Food and Agriculture | Foreign Aid | Health Issues | World Military Spending | Poverty Facts and Stats | Global Financial Crisis | Causes of Poverty | Global Warming | Environmental Issues | Racism |
Life in a Day http://www.youtube.com/lifeinaday Life in a Day
Back in July when people from all over the world participated in YouTube’s Life in a Day experiment. If not, let us refresh your memory. The experiment took place on July 24th and more than 80,000 videos were submitted. The point of the experiment was to capture a glimpse of participants’ lives on a single day throughout the planet.
World Statistics http://show.mappingworlds.com/world/ World Statistics
Browse our list of subjects, use our maps and animations for your own projects, comment on a map, or suggest your own map.
Our data providers are the most authoritative sources in their fields. The data source is credited in the details section to the right of the map.
Global Competence http://bit.ly/cNa9cB Global Competence
The Global Competence Continuum will give you and your students:
An unprecedented look at what readers of varied ages and backgrounds value in the area of Global Competence.
Access to a wide range of examples from across the country that illustrate Global Competence.
Reference points to determine student growth in Global Competence.
The ability to chart improvement in students’ Global Competence over the school year and over their entire educational careers.
EdSteps, led by the non-profit CCSSO, supports and promotes teaching and learning that prepares every child with the skills and competencies needed for lifelong learning, meaningful work and citizenship.
Skype for Educators http://www.skypeforeducators.com/ Skype for Educators
Are you an educator willing to share ideas through Skype? If you have the bandwidth, get on the bandwagon!
If you have a skill or expertise that you would like to share with educators around the world, or visit classroom to classroom, please input your information here.
Examples: authors, illustrators, career visits, experts on history, sciences, math, etc. Please be sure to fill in all applicable form fields to assist users with narrowing down the expertise by topic.
Virtual Flags of the World in Second Life http://bit.ly/7koJZx Virtual Flags and National Anthems of the World in Second Life Video
Global Issues Network http://www.global-issues-network.org/ Global Issues Network
The Global Issues Network has as its mission: to help students realize they can make a difference by empowering them to work internationally with their peers to develop solutions for global issues.
Begun by teachers and students from six international schools in Europe, the program is based upon High Noon: Twenty Global Problems, Twenty Years to Solve Them by Jean-François Rischard, former World Bank Vice-President for Europe.
YouTube Playlists for Global Education http://bit.ly/2JWrIw YouTube Playlists for "Global Education"
Global Education Listserv http://bit.ly/1LIJu Global Education Listserv
This listserve provides a forum for independent school staff and faculty to exchange ideas and resources for global education.
Global Education http://bit.ly/13QxJc The NAIS Global Initiative's Objective, as part of NAIS's larger sustainability initiative, is to assist independent schools in their efforts to nurture the skills and perspectives that help students become global citizens and global leaders, and to assist schools and their students in making contributions across borders. Principles of Good Practice for Global Education
Global Education Collaborative Project Database http://bit.ly/26znCX Global Education Collaborative Project Database Please list your projects here if you are looking to collaborate with schools around the world.
This uses Google Docs and Google Forms
The complete list can be seen at http://ow.ly/qsn5
Global Education Bookmarks on Delicious http://bit.ly/xl5Mv Global Education Bookmarks on Delicious ... social bookmarking site
Global Education ... templates http://bit.ly/4fsa5 Global Education ... templates
This collection of templates will help students sort, organise, present and make sense of information in a variety of forms.
Global Education Website http://www.globaleducation.edu.au/ Global Education Website
The Global Education Website is initiated and funded by AusAID to support its Global Education Program.
The objective of the Global Education Website is to increase the amount and quality of teaching of global education in Australian primary and secondary schools.
The strategy of the project is to provide an Internet Site and curriculum material that is of high professional standard, is attractive, teacher friendly; and accessible.
As well as country profiles and information about global issues the site contains teaching and learning support materials, teaching ideas and activities, case studies, a professional development event noticeboard, a monthly newsletter, and links to selected high quality, relevant AusAID and edna resources.
The Center for Global Education http://www.globaled.us/ The Center for Global Education promotes international education to foster cross-cultural awareness, cooperation and understanding.
Living and working effectively in a global society requires learning with an international perspective.
We promote this type of learning by collaborating with colleges, universities and other organizations around the world to ...
Discovery Global Education Partnership http://discoverylearningalliance.org/ Discovery Global Education Partnership
In collaboration with local educators in underserved countries, Discovery Channel Global Education Partnership harnesses the educational power of television by creating Learning Centers - versatile community resources where students, teachers and entire communities can access and share information.
The Partnership’s video programming brings information to life, enabling students in underserved areas to discover more about their world and themselves.
The Global Education Collaborative (Ning) http://globaleducation.ning.com/ The Global Education Collaborative (Ning)
The mission of the Global Education Collaborative is to bring people together in order to build the professional relationships necessary for effective collaboration. Collaboration can take many forms, and it is our intent that people will partner on projects and start conversations on topics related to global education.
Global Education Guidelines http://www.coe.int/t/dg4/nscentre/GEguideline_presentation_en.asp Global Education Guidelines
The Global Education guidelines is meant to be a pedagogical tool to support educators from formal and non-formal systems to understand and put into practice global education activities in their respective contexts.
Global Education Network Europe http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Global_Education_Network_Europe Global Education Network Europe
The Global Education Network Europe (GENE) is the European network of Ministries, Agencies and other national bodies responsible for support, funding and policy-making in the field of Global Education.