Bringing the SDGs to Your Classroom
The UN Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) call for action by all countries to promote prosperity while protecting the planet and are the perfect framework for incorporating global competence in curriculum and lesson plans. In this fast-paced idea session, teachers will build their own competence as they determine which SDGs are meaningfully connected to their instruction, and collaborate to integrate the Global Goals across grade levels and subjects.
Bringing Global Competencies to Your Classroom
Are you looking for ways to prepare your students to be globally informed and engaged citizens? This session will provide an overview of the Global Competence Matrix and introduce strategies that incorporate a worldview and global competencies into daily lessons and units in any subject.
Communication Strategies for Civil Discourse
Communication is a vital skill in an increasingly diversified world. This workshop is for teachers/staff interested in integrating approaches that lead youth to consider different perspectives and develop empathy, cooperation, and problem solving skills. This interactive session will offer collaborative discussion strategies to foster dialogue with and among youth. Participants will engage in activities and debriefing methods that promote active listening and inclusive conversation.
Human Rights Orientation for Service Learning
Experience this interactive orientation focused on universal human rights and responsibilities, and learn how to implement it in your community.
Teacher Travel = Student Learning
How can you bring the richness and cultural learning from your own travels into the classrooms in a manner that enhances the development of global competencies among students? This session presents a framework for using personal travel experiences to engage students with the world.