Your Name and Title: William Piper, 5th grade social studies (world geography)
School or Organization Name: University School of Milwaukee
Language in Which You Will Present: English
Target Audience(s): Teachers (elementary school and middle school teachers)
Short Session Description (one line):
Find ways to tap into your school community to increase global awareness and cultural understanding.
Full Session Description (as long as you would like):
Global education may seem like a daunting task, but making meaningful connections is a simple thing to do. In this workshop I will share with you ideas to connect with members of your school or neighborhoods communities to create meaningful, authentic and engaging multicultural partnerships to enrich learning. I will share how, along with colleagues we created a Chinese New Year celebration and an Indian celebration using members of our parent an local community. Tapping into resources from parents and students can transform your classroom into a center for global learning.
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Look forward to this. Always looking for ways to offer meaningful multicultural experiences for adult literacy students.
Thanks, Melinda. I hope the presentation will be fun and worthwhile. I am looking forward tos sharing about ways to involve your school community in finding meaningful global connections. There are so many great sessions. This is going to be fun!
I get the feeling that you will ROCK this session! Excitement and passion about teaching cannot be taught.