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Your Name and Title: Peter Raatz, Teacher and Google Certified Trainer

School or Organization Name: Reynolds School District

Co-Presenter Name(s):

Area of the World from Which You Will Present: Pennsylvania, USA, Eastern Time Zone

Language in Which You Will Present: English

Target Audience(s): Teachers, Curriculum Coordinators

Short Session Description (one line): Utilizing LMS and Cloud-based technologies to foster global awareness in rural communities.

Full Session Description (as long as you would like): This session examines the benefits of using Learning Management Systems and Cloud-based Technologies to engage students in a global studies curriculum that utilizes international travel as the capstone component. The case study for this presentation is a course created and administered during the years 2010-2014. This presentation will examine how to create such a curriculum, what technologies could be used to foster global awareness and development, and how to add a capstone international travel component to the experience. All information is geared toward rural communities which have limited exposure to diversity and international themes.

Websites / URLs Associated with Your Session: None

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Can you put a title in the title field of your proposal instead of "Presentation Proposal"? Once you've done this, I'll be happy to approve your session.


Lucy Gray

Conference Co-Chair

I hope that meets your needs.


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