Howzit! Good evening Goeienaand Thobela Please take a seat at a table with people from other schools and regions. Mix it up! ROUND SQUARE GLOBAL FORUM Agenda 7 – 7:15p.m. (Connie) Global Students/Teachers RSGF defined http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=PA3kfwCBCW0 7:15 – 7:30p.m. (Jennifer) Examples of Global Ed collaborations 7:30 – 7:45p.m. (Connie) Taking It Global tour www.tigweb.org 7:45 – 8p.m. (Connie) Virtual School House: http://roundsquare.tiged.org 8 – 8:30p.m. World Café Global Students for a Global Future John Nordquist, Connie Serra Global Students for a Global Future • Establish the educational foundation for a program of collaboration • Assess current practices • Outline a pilot project to implement academic collaboration • Demonstrate the platform and resources we will be using • Brainstorm on potential applications What will the future look like? Ian Goldin Director, 21st Century School Oxford University https://dl.dropbox.com/u/68607973/IanGoldin.mov Did you know… Ian Goldin is a graduate of the University of Cape Town. Formidable Challenges Health and Medicine Energy and Environment Technology and Society Ethics and Governance What do Global Citizens look like? What do Global Citizens look like? They are curious and knowledgeable about the world. They are developing skill sets that allow them to think critically and creatively about global issues and to communicate effectively across cultures. What do Global Citizens look like? The have a growing awareness of their own perspectives and are beginning to understand those of others. They “walk the talk.” What does a Global Teacher look like? What does a Global Teacher look like? Understands and employs best practices in global education. Facilitates skill development. Integrates global education goals into curriculum. Uses appropriate pedagogy to support global education goals. What does a Global School look like? World Café Question #1: What is your school doing to develop global citizens? Round Square Global Forum A Pilot Project Round Square has partnered with Jennifer Klein, World Leadership School (WLS), and TakingITGlobal for Educators (TIGed) to design, develop, and support Round Square schools in academic, global collaborations… Round Square Global Forum (RSGF) The RSGF will provide: A platform for Round Square teachers and administrators to engage in ongoing exploration of global education; A virtual arena in which Round Square students can develop a cross-perspective consciousness as citizens of an increasingly interdependent and interconnected world; RSGF A means for teachers to share ideas, lessons, and resources for globalizing their curricula; A system for professional development and training in curriculum development; A laboratory for developing assessment tools for academic global goals; An opportunity for online preparation for RSIS participants; RSGF Value Added Extend the range of options for student participation beyond the islands of experience represented by Exchanges, Conferences and Service Projects. Expand the scope of Round Square to support the academic mission of member schools. RSGF Provide a means to connect member schools as the movement grows; Engage faculty members beyond the traditional Round Square roles. RSGF, Pilot Project Initial Participants: 10-15 schools, 2-3 from each region 2-3 teachers from each school Required enrollment in TIGed foundational professional development course: Project-Based Learning for Global Citizenship RSGF Commitment by teachers to engage in collaborative curriculum development with teachers from partner schools; Encouragement and support by schools for teacher participants. World Café Question #2: In what specific ways might you use the RS Global Forum to add value to your efforts to develop global citizens?