"This was a wonderful opportuntity to share and connect. So grateful."
"A wonderful event that brings together people from around the globe."
"Great concept. Really appreciate the 24/7 format. Whenever I have 20+ minutes, I check in to any session that is on. Some very pleasant surprises 'picking' sessions this way."
"Thank you for this lovely session =)"
"I plan on using this in my classroom."
"Very informative. Great!"
"My Middle School class was participating with me to see how to interact and learn on Eluminate Blackboard. Very cool! I want to present next year!"
"This was great. I will be watching it a second time when I'm not interrupted by my young students! First time attending. So far it is wonderful."
"I am always inspired by so many different aspects of this conference. The way it all comes together seamlessly. The array of great ideas and different types of educators. Thanks!"
"GEC is a wonderful way to engage with global educators around the world to learn, network and create partnerships."
"Great job by the moderators! There was both live audio and chat from participants to coordinate. They both did an excellent job of filtering and responding."
"So many great tools shared for global collaboration."
"Really enjoy being part of this."
The list of today's sessions, in US-Eastern Standard Time, is below. To see the the full conference schedule in your own time zone, with the direct links to session rooms, REGISTER NOW (free)--or, if registered, check your conference email confirmation. Want to volunteer to help moderate sessions? It's not too late! Sign up and information here. It's a ton of fun, you'll be doing some good, and you'll have the undying gratitude of the conference organizers!
Wednesday, November 15th
Curriculum is the most important 'C' word in Global Projects! - Christine Trimnell
Let's Talk Global Education - Anne Mirtschin
Globally Responsive Teaching Practice: Overcoming Social Disparities - Sajdah Ali George
Why and How Collaborative Projects Work Best according to the Mind, Brain, and Education Science - André Hedlund
KEYNOTE: Kevin Crouch, Director of Technology Services, Consilience Learning
Digging Beneath the Fs for Deeper Global Learning - Jennifer D. Klein
Hello Little World Skypers - the Continuing Adventures - Anne Mirtschin, Presenters from across the world (names to be added closer to the time)
A World of #CollaborativePD: Build Your Global PLN Twitter Chat - Dr. Jennifer Williams, Brad Spirrison
How to Globally Mobilize High School Students to Actualize the United Nations SDGs. - Linda Flannelly, Ralph Viggiano, Megan Scharf, Pete Robinson, Ann Michelsen, Kristian Otterstad Andresen, the students at Lindenhurst and Sandvika High School
Student conversation on World Religions - Sean Terwilliger and Tica Simpson
Teaching the SDGs through experiential and service learning - Caroline Weeks, Liz Radzicki, Kimm Murfitt
Virtual Exchanges: Harnessing Technology to Build Global Competencies and Increase Mutual Understanding Among International Youth - Katherine Hanson
Integration of Global Outdoors Learning Blogs, TED Ed Lessons and Global Goals in Management Courses (In Spanish) - Dr. Jose G. Lepervanche
KEYNOTE: Maggie Mitchell Salem, Executive Director, QFI | Jennie Niles, Deputy Mayor for Education (DME) in Washington, DC | Alan Mather, Chief Officer of the Office of College and Career Success
Beyond Our Borders: Fostering Global Competency Through Student Travel and Virtual Exchanges - Cynthia Derrane, Jennifer Orlinski
Global Collaboration Provides Diverse Perspective for UN Sustainable Development Goals - Donna Roman, Hassan Hassan, Jen Sherman, Maire O’Keefe, Katrina Viloria
Student conversation on Gender and Ethics - Sean Terwilliger and Deborah Glymph
Teens Dream: A global video contest for teens to express their dreams as they relate to one of the 17 United Nations Sustainable Development Goals - Linda Staheli
Food Rescue through a High School - Toni Olivieri-Barton, Colorado Springs Food Rescue
Promoting Internationalism In Teaching And Preparing Global Citizens Through Exchange Projects: Different But The Same Project As An Example - Mr. Omar Titki
KEYNOTE: Liam Wegimont, Chairperson, GENE
Children's Literature, Math, and Global Connections - Oh My! - Glenna Gustafson, Pre-service educators in the Teaching and Learning Mathematics
Intercultural Competence For Educators: What's In It For Me? - Dr. Whitney Sherman
The power of case studies - Anne Fox
What's a Crankie?? Using Creative Story Exchanges to Build Global Competence and Connect Students Across Borders - Cora Bresciano, Susan Gay Hyatt
Deep Learning - A Global Perspective - Tom D'Amico
Rainwater catchment and Practivism - Lonny Grafman
KEYNOTE: Pam Moran + Ira Socol
Citizen Science: A Global Conservation Effort - Lindsay Glasner, Kelly Schaeffer
Developing Global Competencies in Teacher Education through Transdisciplinary and Translational Research - Melda N. Yildiz. TBA
Enhancing Intercultural Communication through an International Film Club - Helaine W. Marshall
Fostering Global Citizenship Through Literature and Art - Nadia Kalman
Cosmopolitan Project Based Learning - Using the UN Sustainable Development Goals in PBL - Craig Perrier
Global Scholar Diploma at the High School Level - Toni Olivieri-Barton
How to increase global competency in students: A research-based discussion with Empatico - Chelsea Donaldson, Angela Jo, Travis Hardy
Kings of Collaboration - Jan Zanetis,Sean Forde, Ralph Krauss, Peter Paccone
Global Mentors Project: Connecting Student Teachers with Mentors from Around the World - Terry Smith
How to create inclusion and shared power in virtual exchange partnerships. - Jack Haskell
One Truth and a Million Truths: Teaching History in a Globalizing World - Nayun Eom, Dr. Marty Sleeper
Earth Charter in Education - Dr. Valerie Schmitz, Dr. Mary Ann Kahl
Invitation to World Literature - Arthur R. Smith
Secrets to Successful Global Collaboration in Higher Education - Leigh Zeitz, Ph.D., David Stoloff, Ph.D.
Global Collaboration: Connect Your Kids to the World - Leigh Zeitz, Ph.D., Ping Gao, Ph.D., Magda Galloway
Global PBL in the Digital Age - Brad Bielawski
High School Global Issues Class as a Springboard for Creating Young Activists - Adam Carter
Tips for starting your own DIY Global Youth Summit - Tara Kajtaniak