Authors: Kiyomi Hutchings and Mark Standley
This book focuses on helping teachers and students get started with global project-learning in the classroom and community.
Diversity in language and culture among students and staff can either be an obstacle or an opportunity to grow. Global project-based learning is a model for working with diverse students to utilize the differences into distinct learning advantages.
Whether the projects include local populations or working to include students from other countries, global project-based learning provides concrete techniques for valuing diversity, integrating technology in project-based learning, and growing community support at schools. This standards-based approach helps students learn to work globally through achieving local or statewide standards with applications for the classroom and community.
Activities include strategies for:
“Global Project-Based Learning with Technology helps teachers understand how they can integrate technology into their existing lessons while trying new approaches and designs in their teaching. This book offers teachers the opportunity to understand how constructivist learning engages students in real and authentic opportunities, especially when they are working with cultures around the globe.”
–Dr. Sheila Offman Gersh, City College of New York, Center for School Development, New York, NY
“Global Project-based Learning with Technology is a book for enthusiastic teachers who want to provide an opportunity for their students to work in global collaboration environments.”
–Dr. Keizo Nagaoka, Executive Director of Research & Development, National Institute of Multimedia Education, Ministry of Education, Japan
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