Thursday, July 22, 2004

Global Base Learning

Mark Standley presenter
Is international collaboration, global communication, global thinking, and cultural sensitivity.
Top reasons for GPBL
Cultural awareness, cultural understanding, students learn how to work in projects, develop good relationships, think global, act local, develop life-long learners, global community service.
Web buddies.
Send a stuff animal to a school in other country to have adventures, let children in the other school to write about the adventures they are taking the animal, then return the animal to the original school with the journal they wrote in the other country.
Art/music Festivals.
Research/ Science Projects
Camps with children around the world and work on global projects.