Your Name and Title:Maureen Devlin, Fourth Grade Teacher
School, Library, or Organization Name: Wayland Public Schools
Co-Presenter Name(s): Fourth Grade Students
Country from Which You Will Present: United States
Language in Which You Will Present: English (perhaps others)
Target Audience (such as primary school teachers, high school administrators, students, etc.): Children in grade three to five, ages 8-11
Short Session Description (one line): Fourth graders will facilitate a world-wide dialogue related to ideas for creating a better world. 
Full Session Description (as long as you would like): Fourth graders in Ms. Devlin's class will lead a world wide discussion amongst eight to eleven year olds about their ideas for making the world a better place.  They will use a brainstorm process that's quick and inclusive.  We will encourage children around the world to share their ideas with words, images, song, video and any other venue they would like to share with.  This discussion will mainly be a time to share with later opportunities to blog and discuss specific topics.  The focus will be to get young children thinking and sharing with their peers from all over the world--an activity to broaden students' and teachers' world view. 
Websites / URLs Associated with Your Session: https://sites.google.com/site/abetterworldkidstalkingtokids/  Please note that students will work on and create this website to lead the sharing prior to, during and after the conference presentation.

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I just signed up for a time for this conference: Thursday, November 15 10am EST.

This looks fantastic!

We'll share this song as part of our global presentation.  Join us 11/15 at 10am: Kids to Kids: Ideas for a Better World

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