From Global Nomads to Global Citizens: Meeting the Unique Educational Needs of International School Students, by Rose Tyvand, Science and Math Instructor at Almaty International School
Drawing upon a comprehensive body of current research, this workshop explores the unique educational needs of multicultural, transitory International School students.
Spread the Word; Art With a Message, by Mira Modly, Head of Arts, IB Art/ToK at Istanbul International Community School
This workshop will present visual art as an educating voice on contemporary global issues such as consumerism, political situations, human rights issues, etc.
Allons … zusammen … Learn! Think! Connect! Act! Global Citizenship in World Language Classrooms by Martina Mencer Salluzzo, French, English, Croatian culture teacher at the American International School of Zagreb
This workshop will demonstrate activities and projects initiated in elementary, middle and high school level world language classes of an international school.
Peace and Governments (Art for Peace): Technology Enhanced Integration of Social Science, Visual Arts and Music. A student led workshop where you will use Wevideo, Weebly and Charcoalby Mariangela Anastassova (art teacher), Lin Kay (4 grade teacher)
An interactive workshop presenting a GR4 project focused on the GCP value of WORKING FOR PEACE: The painting of Guernica and the monument of Peace in Bulgaria. There will be a main introductory session, 3 interactive parts - Video; Website and Art installation, presenting the project by Grade 4 students at the Anglo-American School of Sofia. Mariangela and Joseph will be present at Dubrovnik while Lin, Ralitsa and the four students will present from AAS-Sofia Bulgaria via a Skype video conference.
“Do You Mind?” Cultivating Mindfulness in Your Classroom Practice by Lindsey Peak, MYP Humanities, DP History Teacher at the International School of Belgrade
Workshop participants will explore current research on Mindfulness in the classroom, and actively learn practical exercises through gentle stretching, meditation, and breathing.
Global Citizenship, Leadership in Action by Joyce Halsey, upper school principal at the American International School of Zagreb
This workshop will present a case study of a one-quarter middle school elective course that aims to achieve the student learning goals of the IGCA, while also training students to run their own service-oriented student council.
Common Threads: Promoting Global Awareness, Early Literacy, and Understanding Through Songs, Stories, and Collaborative Projects by John Farrel, founder and director of Bridges of Peace and Hope
Explore how music and storytelling can be used to promote literacy, global awareness, understanding, and empathy. Learn how to engage in collaborative, songwriting and storytelling projects that enable students and teachers to share their hopes, beliefs, and concerns with their peers around the world.
How Do We Know We Celebrate Global Culturalism? By James, general director, and Melanie Swetz at Bilkent Erzurum Laboratory School
James and Melanie will establish the groundwork for global culturalism.
Learning for global citizenship from 3-19 years: International mindedness in the IB programmes by Heather Lapper, Development Manager Africa/Europe/Middle East at IBO
The complexities of a globalized world mean that it is more important than ever to make international issues a part of K-12 education.
Global Citizenship Lessons--Inspiring Proactive Agents of Change by Dana Burnside, assistant professor of Education at the Wilkes University
A real education does not educate a child for today, but prepares a child to meet the challenges of tomorrow.
Inclusive Education from an International School Perspective by Cody Alton, learing support coordinator at the International School of Latvia
This workshop will explore how inclusive education has a place within global citizenship.
Integrating Global Citizenship into Classroom Practice by Chandra McGowan and Brent Pinkerton, mathematic teachers at the International School of Helsinki
This presentation will discuss how two educators in the International School of Helsinki approach the incorporation of global citizenship in the Mathematics, English, and Advisory classrooms.
Bursting the Bubble: Building and Growing Local Community Partnerships to Develop Global Citizenship by Brandon Block, K12 Service Learning Director and Lillian Petersen and Payson Bullard, both teachers at the American School in London
Participants will learn about ASL’s model for developing global perspective through whole-school engagement with local community partners.