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Patricia E. Barrett replied to Liz Titone's discussion Request for reccos for educators on HOW to teach global literacy and have meaningful school partnerships in the group Global Awareness Curriculum
"Hi Liz-- Your best bet if you want a response to your request would be to have a look at all of the "groups" from the categories above, and try to connect with others in the primary and lower school bailiwick and your other specific areas…"
Aug 26, 2013
Shannon Leasure replied to Patricia E. Barrett's discussion Why the need for global education/global competency in classrooms today? in the group Global Awareness Curriculum
"We need to allow children to learn/inquire collaboratively to achieve utmost success: More so than any other facet of academics, it is crucial for all societal individuals to learn how to appropriately interact and cooperate with one another. Our…"
May 13, 2013
Patricia E. Barrett commented on Craig Perrier's blog post The Global in World History Courses – Opening and Escaping the Nation-State Box
"Hi Craig-- Congratulations--yours is one of the most exciting new thought pieces I've seen.Your approach is truly seminal, and critical to the positive evolution of the global competence movement. Another--perhaps equally…"
Dec 12, 2012
Thomas Stanley replied to Patricia E. Barrett's discussion Why the need for global education/global competency in classrooms today? in the group Global Awareness Curriculum
"How I agree with this statement. There are many educators out there who are trying to do this very thing but I think that until a large corporate group like K12 comes along it will be hard to put this together.  Unfortunately, K12 has taken…"
Dec 15, 2011
Thomas Lyons replied to Patricia E. Barrett's discussion Why the need for global education/global competency in classrooms today? in the group Global Awareness Curriculum
"I would suggest that GE was as relevant 30 - 40 years ago as now. It issad that the issues of those days are still very much the issues of todayalthough it is my impression, having been a G educator back then, that we feltthat we could seriously do…"
Nov 16, 2011
Thomas Lyons replied to Patricia E. Barrett's discussion Why the need for global education/global competency in classrooms today? in the group Global Awareness Curriculum
"I don't believe that "stewardship" goes far enough. It provides humanity with that sense of "overlordship" which has so often been abused. Rather I would prefer to consider humans as a species within the planetary system. In…"
Nov 16, 2011
Janette Paiva replied to Patricia E. Barrett's discussion Why the need for global education/global competency in classrooms today? in the group Global Awareness Curriculum
"Considero que una educación globalizadora prepara mejor al estudiante en conjunto  al desarrollo de sus habilidades, potencialidades y destrezas para la búsqueda de soluciones que ocurren en el contexto local, regional, nacional e…"
Nov 14, 2011
Patricia E. Barrett replied to Patricia E. Barrett's discussion Why the need for global education/global competency in classrooms today? in the group Global Awareness Curriculum
"RE: "how does an educator of a global-competence curriculum include content that is truly 'global' and not merely drawn from their own realities/perspectives?" I believe that the content itself must be designed from the…"
Oct 21, 2011
Ossob Mohamud replied to Patricia E. Barrett's discussion Why the need for global education/global competency in classrooms today? in the group Global Awareness Curriculum
"I completely agree that learning to respect cultural differences/similarities is a vital skill, but what about acknowledging and engaging different cultural practices and working it into global awareness curriculum?   What i…"
Oct 21, 2011
Dra. Nayda E. Morales Díaz replied to Patricia E. Barrett's discussion Why the need for global education/global competency in classrooms today? in the group Global Awareness Curriculum
"Es necesario creer en la Educación Global y lo que esta aporta. Comprometerse con la Educación Global es la consigna."
Oct 19, 2011
Jack Strelec replied to Patricia E. Barrett's discussion Why the need for global education/global competency in classrooms today? in the group Global Awareness Curriculum
"You are a visonary Lucy and I am with you 100%."
Oct 18, 2011
Andrea Hildreth replied to Patricia E. Barrett's discussion Why the need for global education/global competency in classrooms today? in the group Global Awareness Curriculum
"Your location in Puerto Rico makes me realize that it's easy to have an "island-view" of the world; even if we are part of a large continent, part of a large state or a large family.  Maybe helping folks to see the bridges…"
Oct 16, 2011
Dra. Nayda E. Morales Díaz replied to Patricia E. Barrett's discussion Why the need for global education/global competency in classrooms today? in the group Global Awareness Curriculum
"Una educación global permite al estudiante ampliar su marco de referencia, entender la situación  en que vive para comprender mejor su realidad y trabajar con ésta. Por nuestra condición de isleños, en Puerto…"
Oct 16, 2011
Marcy Ann Prager replied to Patricia E. Barrett's discussion Why the need for global education/global competency in classrooms today? in the group Global Awareness Curriculum
"I taught a variety of cultures from around the world to my first and second graders for over 33 years.  I integrated the literacy with social studies on a daily basis.  Students learned a respect for others, which translated into respect…"
Oct 16, 2011
Patricia E. Barrett commented on Lucy Gray's group Global Awareness Curriculum
"Dr. Chandra, I agree with your perspectives on the deterioration of human values. Two points:  1. Seeing the Earth from space (beginning several decades ago) made has made humanity aware that a healthy, sustainable planet (our home) is our…"
Oct 14, 2011
MARIO ARTURO CERVANTES MIRANDA replied to Patricia E. Barrett's discussion Why the need for global education/global competency in classrooms today? in the group Global Awareness Curriculum
"Es un hecho que el mundo a cambiado; la transformación científica y tecnológica han promovido un mundo de mayor comunicación, y ha impactado en todos los ordenes de la vida de los seres humanos, el mundo ya no…"
Oct 13, 2011

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Am in the process of developing a comprehensive global awareness content suite. I seek involvement in a community of professionals interested in the development of curriculum and supplemental education materials for global awareness/global competency.
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What brings me here is my passion for the world, and my desire to share it with learners everywhere. After a career in international business and finance and a stint as an international trade advocate, for the past 10 years I have been developing a “global awareness” content suite that is intended for learners (8-Adult) all over the world.

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Creating A Positive Future for the Planet--or "United We Stand With our Heads in the Sand"?



I believe that those of us who are deeply involved with the global education/global awareness movement are being challenged to create an important part of our own and our children's future. I am sometimes (frankly) discouraged in this effort in the face of apparently well-funded and persistent "international education" and "climate change" detractors and deniers, whose motto might as well be "United We Stand--With Our Heads in the Sand." I came across the…

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