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Artist residency in Ghana August 17 - August 31, 2015

Cross Cultural Collaborative brings people from different cultures together to interact creatively and strongly believes in mentoring young African artists.

Our August residency is open to 10 people who are interested in cultural exchange and collaboration with African artists.

Participants will live…

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Added by Ellie Schimelman on December 6, 2014 at 12:49pm — No Comments

Keynote: Kathleen Schwille

I really enjoyed Keynote Speaker, Kathleen Schwille's presentation on GeoEducation: Preparation for Life in an Interconnected World.   It is so true that Global competence is "vital for 21st Century business".   I feel that educators cannot do enough to prepare our students with skills that they will need in the near future, skills such as "geographic literacy".   I appreciated learning about resources and free online learning for teachers!  

Added by Brenda Hanks Hargrove on December 5, 2014 at 2:39pm — No Comments

Applause for student presenters - Global Education Conference 2014

The recent Global Education Conference (totally online for 5 full days, totally free) had a number of student-led and student-centred presentations. What a great experience for these students to present to a global audience, and what a unique opportunity for the audience to hear from the students about their global…

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Added by Julie Lindsay on December 5, 2014 at 3:04am — 1 Comment

Global Ed Conference 2014 - A vew from Kansas

Once again, GEC offered more fascinating sessions than I had the time to absorb!  I was lucky that bot the opening Welcome and the Closing Wrap-Up were held at a time that worked well for me such that I felt that I was present for "the whole thing". 

It would be difficult to pick a favorite session but high on my list would be the opening keynote by Christie Vilsack on "Developing Partnerships".  I found it exciting and inspirational to learn of the many ways that US AID is engaged…

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Added by Carine Ullom on December 1, 2014 at 6:46pm — No Comments

Global Buddy – Lessons From a Student-run Initiative to Connect Schools

First of all I would like to thanks to organizing committee who organized a big event in very well manners. I have attended the session delivered by Dylan. it was wonderful session. I leant a lot about how students can establish communication through video conferences and how they can success in their aims. overall The Global Education conference is a blessings for all of us who cannot attend the conferences physically. it is a great platform for us to share not only our experience…

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Added by Fariha Asif on November 30, 2014 at 1:06am — No Comments


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Global Education Conference 2014

From the 17th to 21st November I participated in an amazing educational event called Global Education Conference. Even though this was the fifth such conference it was the first time for me. These are the ten sessions I participated in:

1.School on the Cloud

2.Develop your students' global IQ

3.Creating a global classroom

4.Speechcraft online: Connecting the Speakers Globally

5.Connecting Students to Language and Culture through a Culture Cafe  -MAD Day from…

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Added by Barbara Anna Zielonka on November 28, 2014 at 3:47am — No Comments


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My Presentation success and challenges

Hi Everyone,

It was indeed a great learning experience for me to participate in Global Education Conference 2014 and present my work. I really appreciated the efforts of other members too for their work and presentations.

My presentation topic " INTRODUCE PBL IN YOUR TEACHING TO MAKE YOUR STUDENT A GLOBAL CITIZEN" was really appreciated by Educators of USA and India and some educators from other parts of the world. I really learned a lot of new things during my training session…

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Added by Iram Sadiq on November 26, 2014 at 9:04am — No Comments

Felicitaciones por este gran Evento

Mi Saludo

Fue un gran placer compartir experiencias académicas de diferentes regiones del mundo con diversos niveles educativos (incluyendo niñas expositoras, que lo hicieron muy bien). Todo ello, nos permitirá realizar los ajustes necesarios en nuestros contextos de trabajo docente. Además, la…

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Added by Mirna Hernández de C on November 25, 2014 at 10:28pm — No Comments

Global Experience and Global Friendship

 

I am Glad That I  able to join this year. All the sessions that I joined enlightened my thinking. I had never thought about skype  connected lessons before. The session That  students present with their teacher was impressive. Thank you Lucy Gray and Steve Horgadon . Now I know that I have at least 1000 teacher friend all around the world try to teach in a better way to touch one more life to make future brighter for the world. Thank you all:))

Added by TUBA DUNDAR on November 25, 2014 at 5:30pm — No Comments

Excellent conference 2014

First, thanks to the invitation of Maribel Pepe from…
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Added by Susan Rivero on November 24, 2014 at 6:03pm — No Comments


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Education is Worth of Spread....Limitless....Global....

Thank you to the organizers of Global Education Conference especially Lucy Gray and Steve Hargadon for the hard work and dedication. Thank you to sponsors for making it possible and accessible to educators across the globe.  

We all know that it takes time and effort to keep alive and spread the…

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Added by Lucie Mingla on November 24, 2014 at 11:00am — No Comments

Reshaping the vision

This is my first experience with The Global Education Conference. And I am thrilled to join this conference with a warm heart. The benefit was not so easy to describe, but I assure it was not me alone that felt this way there are are so many people having that kind of enthusiasm and happiness inside their chest. I hereby say: The conference was fascinating!

I have drown some conclusions from the sessions I attended:

- Let me be so frank, The use of Technology in Education…

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Added by Mohamed Lamine Hasan on November 24, 2014 at 10:30am — No Comments

An inspirational sessions

This was my first experience on this conference and the quality on the expositors were high. I was in a couple of ones and the content was very good and specially when learning experiences were shared and it become a valuable source for looking new strategies. Also it was interesting to hear the commitment of students during a presentation and how they can look in different ways many topics that can be considered as complex.

Added by Adrian Posligua on November 24, 2014 at 10:28am — No Comments


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Share in Italy , the Global Education Conference 2014.

For me was a pleasure attend the Global Education Conference 2014. This time I am not a presenter , but I try to share this experience with Italian Peoples , by Twitter and Facebook amd also in the web site http://www.narnia.it/multivideoconferenza.htm so many Italian Students and Teachers can share this big experience.

Added by Giuseppe Fortunati on November 24, 2014 at 10:01am — No Comments

Great Experience

It is my great pleasure that i could attend the Fifth Global Education Conference 2014. Well, this is my second time participation, last year i attended too. I feel proud that i could represent my country. In session moderator asked us who is from where, then we told him our country and when i wrote the name of my country moderator appreciate me and give me thanks for participating his session. So, this is really great opportunity for me to represent my country. Well, this year…

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Added by Javed Hussan on November 24, 2014 at 9:38am — 1 Comment

Impact of the iEARN Photojournalish 2.014: Heritage,Hunger and Food Security

This is my second Global Education Conference that I had attented. I enjoyed couple of sessions when I got time. The presentation of the iEARN photojournalish 2.014 impressed me most.This is a wonderful digital media draw the attention of teachers,students and community for getting cultultural exchange experiences.The stakeholders are capable of geting in touch with international community for meaningful colleborative engagement. Teachers and students…

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Added by Md.Asad Miah on November 24, 2014 at 6:00am — No Comments

Fantastic experience

It was the first time I attended in Global Education Conference.  I worried a lot, because I am not a presenter, just an everyday teacher who teaches small children in a very small place. For me  it was a fantastic experience to hear others talking about the way they collaborate with other children , schools organisations  in other parts of the world. I got some great idea I am going to use in the future with my students. For me, living in Hungary it was a great adventure to attend in a…

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Added by Dondi Tóthné Bán Gyöngyi on November 23, 2014 at 9:07am — No Comments

Una experiencia de clase Global! Muchas gracias!

A todo el equipo de trabajo que hizo posible esta edición 2014, mis felicitaciones y reconocimiento al esfuerzo por reunir a tantas personalidades dedicadas al arte de la Educación en todo el mundo. En estos momentos en que los indicadores sociales en muchas partes del mundo muestran escenarios de mayor violencia y atropello a los derechos humanos, se requieren estrategias de este nivel, donde podamos mostrar y compartir cada una de las ideas y proyectos que se desarrollan en el marco de la…

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Added by Luis Vargas Sereno on November 22, 2014 at 3:30pm — No Comments


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Reading for pleasure or reading to study .....What is the difference...Do we read for pleasure?!.....

Thank you Rana for bringing this issue to our attention in this conference!

Loved the quote:" Reading improves the theory of mind" 

One of things that grabbed my attention in Rana Dajani's presentation was creating Reading Rooms. I see it as a very good message for urging new generation to read. It isn't just a place to read in class, or Library or wherever that room is set up, but it is the matter of giving the idea that we need to read, and we need a specific space where we…

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Added by Lucie Mingla on November 22, 2014 at 2:47pm — No Comments


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Valuable Experience

This is the second time that I`ve attended sessions of Global Education Conference. Last year I tried to attend more practical sessions but this year I`ve paid more attention to theory and general questions of global thinking, citizenship and collaboration. I live in Ukraine and our country only starts its way towards global citizenship but we are on the right way!

Inherently I`m a practitioner, not a theorist, so your annual conference is a great chance for me to enlarge my…

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Added by Svitlana Maliy on November 22, 2014 at 2:34pm — No Comments

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