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IREX Symposium, 2012Craig PerrierLessons and Reflections in Global EducationTeachers for Global Classrooms 2011
The Teachers for Global Classrooms (TGC) Program provides a professional development opportunity for middle and high school teachers from the United States to participate in a program aimed at globalizing teaching and learning in their classrooms.
2Class, School, District Application
Impact instruction, content, and assessment
Develop networks and professional organizations
Advocate for global education
Reflect on pedagogy
Course OverviewTGC Course Features
8 Weekly Topics
Assigned Readings and Multi-media
Weekly Discussions and Collaboration
End of Course Sample Unit
3Global Education FoundationsTo me, it seems a dreadful indignity to have a soul controlled by geography.
George Santayana 1Paradigm Shift 2The Concept of Culture 3Global Citizenship
4Paradigm ShiftThe nation-state has not been able to exhaust the identifications of the individualModern nation-states have to confront or engage with other historical representations of community.
Prasenjit Duara in Resucing History from the Nation1How does global education relate to the nation-state?
5 2The Concept of CultureMan is an animal suspended in webs of significance he himself has spun. I take culture to be those webs, and the analysis of it to be therefore not an experimental science in search of law but an interpretive one in search of meaning.Clifford Geertz in The Interpretation of CultureHow is this concept taught in your school and understood by your staff?
6 3Global CitizenshipWe should hold under suspicion any word that describes a chunk of the story while claiming universal relevance. Words such as progress, development, modernity, nation-state, and globalization. Michel-Rolph Trouillot in Global TransformationsWhat type of Global Citizen do we want?
7Collaboration over Isolation
Complex Thought over Binary Thought
Student Generated Content over Student Memorization
How we teach, what we expect students to learn, and how we allow students to demonstrate their understanding directly impacts how they engage the world.
Meta-cognition and Habits of Mind: What makes up Global Intelligence?
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