Your Name and Title: Kate Gatto, Education Program Manager
School, Library, or Organization Name: TakingITGlobal
Country from Which You Will Present: Canada
Language in Which You Will Present: English
Target Audience: Middle School and High School Educators
Short Session Description (one line): Come explore TIGed’s free, content-rich online classrooms - preloaded with tools and resources that will help your students learn about pressing global issues.
Full Session Description (as long as you would like):
This session will focus on one of the many free resources available throughTakingITGlobal for Educators (TIGed): thematic classrooms. Thematic classrooms are free online spaces pre-populated with activities and resources designed to support students in learning about, and taking action on, specific global issues and themes. TIGed currently offers the following thematic classrooms:
Thematic classrooms are also often complemented by full teaching guides as well as accompanying games. Join us to learn more about these great resources and the range of web 2.0 tools contained in them, and how to create your own thematic classroom to engage in global education with your students.
Websites / URLs Associated with Your Session: http://tiged.org http://www.tigweb.org/tiged/resources.html